Science fiction has hosted some of the greatest minds and most innovative thinkers in human history. From H.G. Wells to Octavia Butler, Star Trek to Star Wars, in books, on television, and at the movies, science fiction has shaped our future, pushed the limits of human imagination, and guided us within ourselves to examine universal truths of life. In this smartly curated book, author Guy P. Harrison collects 1,001 of the most influential and transformative quotations spanning four centuries of sci-fi, such as:
Whether you are a Dr. Who superfan, a diehard sci-fi reader, or an outer space film buff—or are simply curious about the cosmos—Damn You, Entropy! is an essential addition to every science fiction fan’s library.
Guy P. Harrison is an award-winning science writer and author. He is the author of Think, At Least Know This, and many other books. His writing has appeared in Reader's Digest, Skeptical Inquirer, Skeptic, Free Inquiry, and more.
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"A wonderful collection of quotes, demonstrating the depth of imagination that powers science fiction. For a fan, like me, a treasury of old favorites and new delightful discoveries.”
"A fun peregrination through wise utterances by my fellow apes!”
"An inspiring and comprehensive mélange of sci-fi quotes from film, novels, and short stories—perfect for a creative spark, a moment of awe, or a fond reminiscence.”
“A truly fantastic voyage through the space-time fabric of science fiction.… an outstanding collection of quotes demonstrating the visionary power of speculative storytellers across centuries, continents, cultures, and media. Highly recommended."