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Billion Dollar Whale
The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World
Bradley Hope - Oct 22, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Financial Times and Fortune, this "thrilling" (Bill Gates) New York Times bestseller exposes how a "modern Gatsby" swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs in "the heist of the century" (Axios).Now a #1 international bestseller, BILLION DOLLAR WHALE is "an epic tale of white-collar crime on a global sc...
Meltem Demirors
Jul 24, 2020
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Hyperion
Dan Simmons - Aug 15, 2017 (first published in 1989)
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A stunning tour de force filled with transcendent awe and wonder, Hyperion is a masterwork of science fiction that resonates with excitement and invention, the first volume in a remarkable epic by the multiple-award-winning author of The Hollow Man.On the world called Hyperion, beyond the reach of galactic law, waits a creature called the Shrike. T...
Meltem Demirors
Jul 18, 2020
@yrechtman sci fi is the only genre some essentials: dan simmons - Hyperion @GreatDismal Neuromancer, second book is my favorite The Quantum Thief / Le Flambeur trilogy - the whole trilogy is delightful and obvi three body problem is epic full list:     source
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Neuromancer
William Gibson - Oct 25, 2016 (first published in 1984)
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Hotwired to the leading edges of art and technology, Neuromancer is a cyberpunk, science fiction masterpiece—a classic that ranks with 1984 and Brave New World as one of the twentieth century’s most potent visions of the future.The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus-hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cybe...
Meltem Demirors
Jul 18, 2020
@yrechtman sci fi is the only genre some essentials: dan simmons - Hyperion @GreatDismal Neuromancer, second book is my favorite The Quantum Thief / Le Flambeur trilogy - the whole trilogy is delightful and obvi three body problem is epic full list:     source
The Three-Body Problem
Cixin Liu - Jan 12, 2016 (first published in 2006)
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The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple award winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization o...
Meltem Demirors
Jul 18, 2020
@yrechtman sci fi is the only genre some essentials: dan simmons - Hyperion @GreatDismal Neuromancer, second book is my favorite The Quantum Thief / Le Flambeur trilogy - the whole trilogy is delightful and obvi three body problem is epic full list:     source
The Causal Angel
Hannu Rajaniemi - Jul 15, 2014
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With his infectious love of storytelling in all its forms, his rich characterization and his unrivaled grasp of thrillingly bizarre cutting-edge science, Hannu Rajaniemi swiftly set a new benchmark for Science Fiction in the 21st century. Now, with his third novel, he completes the tale of the many lives, and minds, of gentleman rogue Jean de Flamb...
Meltem Demirors
Jul 18, 2020
@yrechtman sci fi is the only genre some essentials: dan simmons - Hyperion @GreatDismal Neuromancer, second book is my favorite The Quantum Thief / Le Flambeur trilogy - the whole trilogy is delightful and obvi three body problem is epic full list:     source
The Fractal Prince
Hannu Rajaniemi - Jan 21, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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"The good thing is, no one will ever die again. The bad thing is, everyone will want to."A physicist receives a mysterious paper. The ideas in it are far, far ahead of current thinking and quite, quite terrifying. In a city of "fast ones," shadow players, and jinni, two sisters contemplate a revolution.And on the edges of reality a thief, helped by...
Meltem Demirors
Jul 18, 2020
@yrechtman sci fi is the only genre some essentials: dan simmons - Hyperion @GreatDismal Neuromancer, second book is my favorite The Quantum Thief / Le Flambeur trilogy - the whole trilogy is delightful and obvi three body problem is epic full list:     source
The Quantum Thief
Hannu Rajaniemi - Jan 31, 2012 (first published in 2010)
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Jean le Flambeur gets up in the morning and has to kill himself before his other self can kill him first. Just another day in the Dilemma Prison. Rescued by the mysterious Mieli and her flirtatious spacecraft, Jean is taken to the Oubliette, the Moving City of Mars, where time is a currency, memories are treasures, and a moon-turned-singularity lig...
Meltem Demirors
Jul 18, 2020
@yrechtman sci fi is the only genre some essentials: dan simmons - Hyperion @GreatDismal Neuromancer, second book is my favorite The Quantum Thief / Le Flambeur trilogy - the whole trilogy is delightful and obvi three body problem is epic full list:     source
The Dark Tower II
The Drawing of the Three (2)
Stephen King - Dec 27, 2016 (first published in 1987)
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While pursuing his quest for the Dark Tower through a world that is a nightmarishly distorted mirror image of our own, Roland, the last gunslinger, encounters three mysterious doorways on the beach. Each one enters into the life of a different person living in contemporary New York. Here he links forces with the defiant young Eddie Dean and the bea...
Meltem Demirors
Jun 25, 2020
@ZDubuya @OnlyFans yes! i love Stephen King, he just cranks out books. the Dark Tower series was amazing, but for some reason Carrie has always really stuck with me, maybe because i read it in middle school     source
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The Dark Tower I
The Gunslinger (1)
Stephen King - May 03, 2016 (first published in 1982)
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The Gunslinger is the first volume in the epic Dark Tower Series.A #1 national bestseller, The Gunslinger introduces readers to one of Stephen King’s most powerful creations, Roland of Gilead: The Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which mirrors our own in frighteni...
Meltem Demirors
Jun 25, 2020
@ZDubuya @OnlyFans yes! i love Stephen King, he just cranks out books. the Dark Tower series was amazing, but for some reason Carrie has always really stuck with me, maybe because i read it in middle school     source
The Dark Tower III
The Waste Lands (3)
Stephen King - May 03, 2016 (first published in 1991)
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Several months have passed, and Roland’s two new tet-mates have become proficient gunslingers. Eddie Dean has given up heroin, and Odetta’s two selves have joined, becoming the stronger and more balanced personality of Susannah Dean. But while battling The Pusher in 1977 New York, Roland altered ka by saving the life of Jake Chambers, a boy who—in ...
Meltem Demirors
Jun 25, 2020
@ZDubuya @OnlyFans yes! i love Stephen King, he just cranks out books. the Dark Tower series was amazing, but for some reason Carrie has always really stuck with me, maybe because i read it in middle school     source
The Dark Tower IV
Wizard and Glass (4)
Stephen King - May 03, 2016 (first published in 1997)
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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris ElbaThe fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is “splendidly tense…rip-roaring” (Publishers Weekly)—a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe.In Wizard and Glass, Stephen King is “at his most ebullient…sweeping readers up in…swells of passion...
Meltem Demirors
Jun 25, 2020
@ZDubuya @OnlyFans yes! i love Stephen King, he just cranks out books. the Dark Tower series was amazing, but for some reason Carrie has always really stuck with me, maybe because i read it in middle school     source
The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King
Carrie by Stephen King
The Dark Tower VII by Stephen King
The Dark Tower VI by Stephen King
The Dark Tower V by Stephen King
Dune by Frank Herbert
Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
Lady of Mazes by Karl Schroeder