10 Fantastic Sci-Fi Books

While guest editing this month's edition of Wired President Obama included a list of his top Sci-Fi movies. It was pretty tame, not the kind of fire sci-fi takes that one would hope from a President a few months shy of ending their term. So, I decided to make up for our dear President's failings and offer anyone reading this a list of some of the best sci-fi books out there. And no, Dune will not be on the list. I mean it's good, but how many damn times has someone recommended it before? Too many times.

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Welcome to the Dark Side, Children

Have you ever noticed that children's books are dark? And not just a little dark. They can be incredibly, insanely dark, and we just read them and think “Oh, that’s cute! I’m going to make sure to share it with a small child in my life.” But when you stop and actually look at a lot of these books, they are actually quite upsetting. Take these following books for example:

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