Authors Covered In the Series (So Far)

Each month we focus upon a different author. Generally, we are not attempting to look at the whole of their works, but just a portion that offers a rich narrative universe to us, their readers.

So far, these are the authors whose works we have read and discussed in the sessions:

2016 - First Year Of The Series

  • February – J.R.R. Tolkien’s Saga of Middle Earth
  • March – A.E. Van Vogt’s World of Null-A
  • April – C.S. Lewis’ Space Trilogy
  • May – Isaac Asimov’s Foundations
  • June – Frank Herbert’s Dune Universe
  • July – Roger Zelazny’s Amber and Chaos
  • August – Ursula K. Leguin’s Hainish Universe
  • September – Michael Moorcock’s Multiverse and the Eternal Champion
  • October – Phillip K. Dick’s Alternate Americas
  • November – Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast
  • December – George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire

2017 - Second Year Of The Series

  • January – Philip Jose Farmer’s Riverworld
  • February – Madeleine L’Engle’s Time Quintet
  • March – Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Galaxy
  • April – Anne McCaffrey, World of Pern
  • May – Orson Scott Card’s Enderverse
  • June – Ian Banks’ Culture Series (chosen by fan input)
  • August – H.P Lovecraft’s Universe of the Elder Gods
  • September – William Gibson’s Sprawl Trilogy
  • October – C. L. Moore’s Fantastic Worlds
  • December – Octavia Butler’s Xenogenesis Trilogy (chosen by fan input)

2018 - Third Year of the Series

  • January – Jorge Luis Borges' Labyrinths and Libraries.
  • February – Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser Series
  • March – Robert Heinlein's Novels of The Future
  • April – L. Sprague de Camp’s Complete Enchanter Multiverse
  • May – Andre Norton’s Witch World
  • July – Robert Howard's Hyborean Age (chosen by fan input - the hands-down favorite)
  • August – Arthur Clarke’s Mysterious Cosmos
  • October - C. J. Cherryh‘s Alliance–Union Universe
  • November – Jack Vance's Dying Earth (chosen by fan input)
  • December – Gene Wolfe’s Book of the New Sun

2019 - Fourth Year of the Series

  • January - Edgar Allan Poe's Uncanny Universe
  • February - G.K. Chesterton's Novels of Intrigue and Rebellion
  • April - Lewis Carroll's Fantastic Lands
  • May - Tanith Lee's Flat Earth Series
  • July - Gordon Dickson's Childe Cycle
  • August - August Derleth's Universe of the Cthulhu Mythos
  • September - Karl Edward Wagner's Ancient World of Kane
  • October - Aldous Huxley's Utopias and Dystopias
  • November - Bram Stoker's World of Gothic Horror

2020 - Fifth Year of the Series

  • January - Mary Shelley's Modern Worlds (Frankenstein, The Last Man)
  • February - China Mielville's Bas-Lag Novels
  • [no sessions due to Covid-19]
  • July - Cordwainer Smith's Instrumentality of Mankind
  • August - Walter Miller's Post-Flame-Deluge Leibowitz Novels
  • September - Ursula K. Leguin's Earthsea Trilogy
  • December - Ursula K. Leguin's Earthsea Continued