Need an escape? Explore other worlds with fun fiction!

Science fiction collage with the image of a futuristic city and the words, "Explore Other Worlds," "Science Fiction," "Magical Realism," "Horror," "Vampires," "STEAMPUNK," "Fantasy," and "Zombies."

This month the library is featuring a display of genre fiction. The display is downstairs on the lower level.  Enjoy!

Graphic Novels:

Book cover of The Arctic Marauder shows a metal robot in an arctic environmentThe Arctic Marauder


Graphic Classics: Edgar Allan Poe

Graphic Classics: Science Fiction Classics

 Short Stories:

Book cover of At the Mouth of the River of Bees shows a large beeAt the Mouth of the River of Bees

Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales

Oxford Book of Gothic Tales

Steampunk! : An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories

About Sci Fi:Book cover of Steampunk Bible is red with various steampunk images

In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination

Science Fiction : The Illustrated Encyclopedia

Steampunk Bible

Suggested Authors:      

You can also use the online catalog to search for additional authors.Book cover of Oryx and Crake shows a blueish flower hiding the mouth of a pale woman. Leaves also are around her face.

Margaret Atwood

Julianna Baggott

Ray Bradbury

Orson Scott Card

Justin Cronin

Kij JohnsonBook cover of The Dispossessed shows a landscape of mostly plains and hills to the left. The sky is purple with rose tones towards the horizon.

Robert Jordan

Ursula Le Guin

Anne McCaffrey

Cormac McCarthy

Stephenie Meyer

Salman RushdieBook cover of The Hobbit shows snow-capped mountains, a red sun, and two eagles flying.

J.R.R. Tolkien


Remembering Science Fiction Author Ray Bradbury

Cover of the book Fahrenheit 451 showing a manlike figure on fire

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The following books are available from the Main Campus Library:

  • Conversations with Ray BradburyPS 3503 .R167 Z466 2004
  • Dandelion WinePS 3503 .R167 D26 1976
  • Fahrenheit 451,  PS 3503 .R167 F3 1982
  • The Martian ChroniclesPS 3503 .R167 M3 1954
  • The Illustrated Man,   PS 3503 .R167 I44 1967

Here is a link to a nice article from the NY Times about Bradbury’s life and work:

Here is a short essay written by Bradbury published in the New Yorker, June 4, 2o12:

Visit the author’s website :