As promised, here is the list of media that we discussed at the Hard Science Fiction vs. Soft Science Fiction Vs Science Fantasy panel at BayCon. Unfortunately my notes weren’t clear as to which we thought fell into which category.
Books and Short Stories
- Contact by Carl Sagan
- Honor Harrington Series by David Webber
- Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty
- The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi
- The Martian by Andy Weir
- Neutron Star by Larry Niven
- Author Michael Crichton
- Dune by Frank Herbert
- The Lensmen Series by E. E. “Doc” Smith
- The Skylark Series by E. E. “Doc” Smith
- The Laundry Files by Charles Stross
- New Light of the Drake Equation by Ian MacLeod
- Scry by Anne Ivy
- Author Kim Stanley Robinson
- Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
- Lord Darcy Series by Randall Garrett
- Author Tim Powers
- A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
- Darker Than You Think by Jack Williamson
- A Canticle for Lebowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.
- Author Brandon Sanderson
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