Timelike Infinity

10 best books like Timelike Infinity (Stephen Baxter): Echopraxia, Gateway, Galactic North, Prador Moon, Permafrost, Perihelion Summer, Adrift, Beyond the Blue Event Horizon, Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days, Heechee Rendezvous

Echopraxia
AuthorPeter Watts
Prepare for a different kind of singularity in this follow-up to the Hugo-nominated novel Blindsight

It's the eve of the twenty-second century: a world where the dearly departed send postcards back from Heaven and evangelicals make scientific breakthroughs by speaking in tongues; where...
AuthorFrederik Pohl
ISBN0345475836
Gateway opened on all the wealth of the Universe... and on reaches of unimaginable horror.

When prospector Robinette Broadhead went out to Gateway on the Heechee spacecraft, he decided he would know which was the right mission to make him his fortune. Three missions later, now famous and permanently...
AuthorAlastair Reynolds
ISBN0441015131
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SF will not become SciFi: "Galactic North" by Alastair Reynolds



Is SF becoming SciFi? I hope not.

Dumbing down is the order of the day. Our marketing and publishing departments no longer want to...
AuthorNeal Asher
The Polity Collective is the pinnacle of space-faring civilization. Academic and insightful, its dominion stretches from Earth Central into the unfathomable reaches of the galactic void. But when the Polity finally encounters alien life in the form of massive, hostile, crab-like carnivores known...
Permafrost
AuthorAlastair Reynolds
Fix the past. Save the present. Stop the future. Alastair Reynolds unfolds a time-traveling climate fiction adventure in Permafrost.

2080: at a remote site on the edge of the Arctic Circle, a group of scientists, engineers and physicians gather to gamble humanity’s future on one last-ditch...
Perihelion Summer
AuthorGreg Egan
ISBN1250313783
Greg Egan's Perihelion Summer is a story of people struggling to adapt to a suddenly alien environment, and the friendships and alliances they forge as they try to find their way in a world where the old maps have lost their meaning.

Taraxippus is coming: a black hole one tenth the mass of the sun...
Adrift
AuthorRob Boffard
ISBN0316519111
In the far reaches of space, a group of tourists board a small vessel for what will be the trip of a lifetime - in more ways than one...

They are embarking on a tour around Sigma Station - a remote mining facility and luxury hotel with stunning views of the Horsehead Nebula.

During the course...
AuthorFrederik Pohl
ISBN0345446674
In Book Two of the Heechee Saga, Robinette Broadhead is on his way to making a fortune by bankrolling an expedition to the Food Factory--a Heechee spaceship that can graze the cometary cloud and transfor the basic elements of the universe into untold quantities of food. But even as he gambles on the breakthrough...
AuthorAlastair Reynolds
ISBN0575075163
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into interstellar space . . . Alastair Reynolds burst onto the SF scene with the Arthur C. Clarke Award-shortlisted REVELATION SPACE, British Science Fiction Award-winning CHASM CITY, and REDEMPTION ARK. Now experience the phenomenal imagination and breathtaking...
AuthorFrederik Pohl
ISBN0345300556
At last - the ultimate book in the renowned Heechee Saga!
Advanced Heechee technology had enabled Robinette Broadhead to live after death as a machine-stored personality, enjoying his life by flitting along the wires from party to party with a host of other machine-people. But suddenly his decadent...
AuthorRobert J. Sawyer
ISBN0441003729
So far, all that they could make out was a series of maddeningly vague shadows.

Starplex is just an absolute plethora of big ideas. An.absolute.PLETHORA. And by “big”, I mean mind-BLASTING ….and challenging.

So how does one go about reviewing something like this? It’s basically...
AuthorEric Brown
ISBN1844167429
The second installment of the Bengal Station Novels is 2009's "Xenopath". We join Telepath Jeff Vaughan, two years later than the first book, who is now working for a detective agency on Bengal Station. The space port which floats on the ocean between India and Burma. Vaughan is married and is expecting...
Salvation
AuthorPeter F. Hamilton
ISBN0399178848
Humanity's complex relationship with technology spirals out of control in this first book of an all-new trilogy from "the owner of the most powerful imagination in science fiction" (Ken Follett).

In 2204, humanity is expanding into the wider galaxy in leaps and bounds. A new technology of...
Poseidon's Wake
AuthorAlastair Reynolds
ISBN0575090499
Reynolds continues to amaze. I remembered Blue Remembered Earth very fondly and this third book, taking place several hundred years after the events taking place there, captures more than just the spirit, but gives us one hell of an adventure among the stars.

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