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Science Fiction eBooks: Now Available for Kindle!


If you missed the big news, The New York Public Library now offers free ebooks for your Kindle! To celebrate, I've put together a somewhat exhaustive list of science fiction ebook titles to make it easy to browse them at a glance.

Click to go directly to any author: Douglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Philip K. Dick, China Miéville, Kim Stanley Robinson, Neal Stephenson, Vladimir Sorokin, and Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Need help? Check out this useful step-by-step guide to downloading Kindle ebooks. Many of these titles are also available for the Barnes and Noble Nook and Sony E-reader as well.

Douglas Adams
















Isaac Asimov

Original Foundation Trilogy



Robot Series: Elijah Baley Novels


Other Works









Philip K. Dick

















China Miéville

Bas-Lag Series










Other Works










Kim Stanley Robinson

The Mars Trilogy









Neal Stephenson

Early Works









The Baroque Cycle









Later Works









Vladimir Sorokin









Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
















Want even more science fiction ebooks? Check out our recent posts on Mid-Manhattan Library's Tumblr page for free Creative Commons and public domain ebooks!


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Baroque Cycle

Nice list! I've been wanting to start Neal Stephenson's Baroque Cycle but schlepping those fat books around on the subway does not appeal. Now if only I had a Kindle...

Kindle App

Yes! Ebooks are ideal for those mammoth tomes. The Kindle App is a good alternative if you have an Android, Blackberry, iPhone, or Windows 7 smart phone:

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