1. Ciberíada, by Stanislaw Lem
Fables in the form of stories that talk about a universe in which visiting other planets is as normal as going to buy bread. The stories that Stanislaw Lem tells in this book are full of humor and interesting reflections .
2. Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury
A compilation of stories that have something in common: they are set on a planet Mars colonized by humans . Ray Bradbury takes full advantage of all the possibilities that this context offers when creating original stories.
3. Ubik, by Philip K. Dick
In a world in which psychic powers are part of everyday life, Joe Chip, the protagonist of this novel, offers services to block these mental abilities in those contexts in which they can be used to damage or steal property. But all this changes when the mission of protecting lunar installations is entrusted to it .
4. I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov
The compilation of stories in which the famous laws of robotics are exposed and, in general, the paradoxes that can arise in those logical rules that humanity can give to artificial intelligence.
5. The Ender Game by Orson Scott Card
Ender is the product of an ambitious project of training warriors who must face an extraterrestrial race. To do this, you must train with other young people in a special training center with zero gravity .
6. Neuromante, by William Gibson
A novel as stimulating as it is demanding in which the adventures of a cowboy of cyberspace are narrated that can connect his nervous system to a kind of Internet in which everything has its representation.
7. 1984, by George Orwell
A country in permanent state of exception, cameras everywhere and a relentless apparatus of repression of citizens. This novel by George Orwell has been enshrined as one of the best science fiction books because of the parallels that can be drawn between his universe and reality.
8. The Left Hand of Darkness, by Ursula K. Le Guin
In this novel, Ursula K. Le Guin reflects on what life could be like if intelligent beings like the human being were able to change sex periodically. That is, write a society without sex differentiation .
9. The Man in the Castle, by Philip K. Dick
An alternative world in which the axis of Nazi Germany and Japan have won the war and occupy the US , with all that this implies in terms of repression and persecution of ethnic minorities. In this context, different story lines about spies, Jews who remain hidden, and people struggling to preserve their dignity in an occupied country are narrated.
10. A Happy World, by Aldous Huxley
One of the most famous dystopia for its resemblance to the West of the 21st century . A society in which formal freedom conceals a mode of manipulation based on the constant search for pleasure.