Biofiction

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CBHD often receives requests from educators and other individuals for popular resources that engage bioethics through various media (fiction, film, and television). In this resource, we offer an overview of relevant materials in fictional books and series. Readers are cautioned that these works represent a wide variety of genres and may not be appropriate for all audiences. For more information on each work, please visit the individual topic pages. If there is a work you think we missed, email us at info@cbhd.org.

Biotechnology | Cloning | Disability Ethics | Emerging Technology | End-of-Life | Genetic Ethics | Global Bioethics | Healthcare | Human Dignity / Personhood | Human Enhancement | Neuroethics | Organ Donation & Transplantation | Public Health | Public Policy | Reproductive Ethics | Research Ethics | Stem Cell Research

 

Biotechnology

  • Anderson, Poul. Genesis (Tor, 2001)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The Currents of Space (Reprint edition, Tor Books, 2010)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The Foundation Series
    • Foundation and Empire (1952; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Second Foundation (1953; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Foundation's Edge (1982; repr., Bantam Spectra, 1991)
    • Foundation and Earth (1986; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Prelude to Foundation (1988; repr., Bantam, 1989)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The Robot Series
    • The Naked Sun (Spectra Books, 1991)
    • The Robots of Dawn (Spectra, 1994)
  • Asimov, Isaac. Pebble in the Sky (1950; repr., Tor, 2008)
  • Atwood, Margaret. The Heart Goes Last (Nan A. Talese, 2015)
  • Atwood, Margaret. MaddAddam Trilogy 
    • Oryx and Crake (Anchor, 2004)
    • The Year of the flood (Anchor, 2010)
    • MaddAddam (Anchor, 2013)
  • Baciagalupi, Paolo. The Windup Girl (Nightshade Books, 2010)
  • Berry, Max. Machine Man (Vintage, 2011)
  • Bova, Ben. Colony (CreateSpace, 2016)
  • Bova, Ben. Farside (Tor Science Fiction, 2013)
  • Bova, Ben. The Immortality Factor (Tor, 2009)
  • Bova, Ben and Eric Choi, eds. Carbide Tipped Pens: Seventeen Tales of Hard Science Fiction (Tor, 2014)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Ender Saga (also referred to as the Ender's Game Series)
    • Ender's Game (Tor Books, 1985)
    • Speaker for the Dead (Tor Books, 1986)
    • Xenocide (Tor Books, 1991)
    • Children of the Mind (Tor Books, 1996)
    • Ender in Exile (Tor Books, 2008)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Homecoming Saga
    • The Memory of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Call of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Ships of Earth (Tor Books, 1994)
    • Earthfall (Tor Books, 1995)
    • Earthborn (Tor Books, 1995)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Shadow Saga 
    • Ender's Shadow (Tor Books, 1999)
    • Shadow of the Hegemon (Tor Books, 2001)
    • Shadow Puppets (Tor Books, 2002)
    • Shadow of the Giant (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Shadows in Flight (Tor Books, 2012)
  • China, Mieville. Perdido Street Station (Del Rey, 2011)
  • Dashner, James. The Maze Runner Series  
    • The Maze Runner (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2010)
    • The Scorch Trials (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2011)
    • The Death Cure (Delacort Press, 2013)
    • The Kill Order (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2014)
  • Dashner, James. The Morality Doctrine Series
    • The Eye of Minds (Ember, 2014)
    • The Rule of Thoughts (Ember, 2016)
    • The Game of Lives (Ember, 2017)
  • Grant, Mira. Parasitology Trilogy
    • Parasite (Orbit, 2013)
    • Symbiont (Orbit, 2014)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2015)
  • Lowry, Louis. The Giver (Houghton Mifflin, 1993)
  • McCarthy, T. C. The Subterrene War
    • Germline (Orbit, 2011)
    • Exogene (Orbit, 2012)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2012)
  • McEwan, Ian. Machines like Me (Nan A. Talese, 2019)
  • Naam, Ramez. Crux (Angry Robot, 2013)
  • Niven, Larry. The Ringworld Series
    • Ringworld (Ballantine, 1970)
    • The Ringworld Engineers (Phantasia, 1980)
    • The Ringworld Throne (Del Ray, 1997)
    • Ringworld’s Children (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Fate of Worlds with Edward Lerner (Tor Science Fiction, 2013)
  • Pearson, Mary. The Jenna Fox Chronicles
    • The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Square Fish, 2009)
    • Fox Inheritance (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2013)
    • Fox Forever (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2014)
  • Perry, Steve. The Ramal Extraction: Cutter's Wars (Ace, 2012)
  • Rajaniemi, Hannu. The Quantum Thief (Tor, 2011)
  • Reeve, Philip. Fever Crumb Series
    • Fever Crumb (Scholastic, 2009)
    • Web of Air (Scholastic, 2011)
    • Scrivener's Moon (Scholastic, 2012)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash (Bantam Spectra, 1992)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Robogenesis (Doubleday, 2014)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Robopocalypse: A Novel (New York: Doubleday, 2011) [Interested readers who enjoy this volume may also like Daniel Wilson, How to Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion. (New York: Bloomsbury, 2005).]

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- Biotechnology Edition.

 

Cloning

  • Oliver, Lauren. Replica (Harper Collins, 2016)  
  • Polansky, Stephen. The Bradbury Report: A Novel (Weinstein, 2010)
  • Reynolds, Alastair. The House of Suns (Ace, 2009)

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- Cloning Edition.

 

Disability Ethics

  • Lowry, Louis. Gathering Blue (Houghton Mifflin, 2000)

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- Disability Ethics Edition.

 

Emerging Technology

  • Asimov, Isaac. The Foundation Series.
    • Foundation and Empire (1952; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Second Foundation (1953; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Foundation's Edge (1982; repr., Bantam Spectra, 1991)
    • Foundation and Earth (1986; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Prelude to Foundation (1988; repr., Bantam, 1989)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The Robot Series
    • The Naked Sun (Spectra Books, 1991)
    • The Robots of Dawn (Spectra, 1994)
  • Atwood, Margaret. The Heart Goes Last (Nan A. Talese, 2015)
  • Attwood, Margaret. MaddAddam Trilogy 
    • Oryx and Crake (Anchor, 2004)
    • The Year of the flood (2010)
    • MaddAddam (2013)
  • Banks, Iain M. The Hydrogen Sonata (Orbit, 2012)
  • Berry, Max. Machine Man (Vintage, 2011)
  • Bova, Ben and Eric Choi, eds. Carbide Tipped Pens: Seventeen Tales of Hard Science Fiction (Tor, 2014)
  • Brown, Dan. Origin (Doubleday, 2017).
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Ender Saga (also referred to as the Ender's Game Series)
    • Ender's Game (Tor Books, 1985)
    • Speaker for the Dead (Tor Books, 1986)
    • Xenocide (Tor Books, 1991)
    • Children of the Mind (Tor Books, 1996)
    • Ender in Exile (Tor Books, 2008)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Homecoming Saga
    • The Memory of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Call of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Ships of Earth (Tor Books, 1994)
    • Earthfall (Tor Books, 1995)
    • Earthborn (Tor Books, 1995)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Shadow Saga
    • Ender's Shadow (Tor Books, 1999)
    • Shadow of the Hegemon (Tor Books, 2001)
    • Shadow Puppets (Tor Books, 2002)
    • Shadow of the Giant (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Shadows in Flight (Tor Books, 2012)
  • China, Mieville. Perdido Street Station (Del Rey, 2011)
  • Cline, Ernest. Ready Player One (Broadway Books, 2012).
  • Dashner, James. The Morality Doctrine Series
    • The Eye of Minds (Ember, 2014)
    • The Rule of Thoughts (Ember, 2016)
    • The Game of Lives (Ember, 2017)
  • Douglas, Ian. Deep Space (Harper Voyager, 2013)
  • Eggers, Dave. The Circle (Vintage, 2014)
  • Gibson, William. The Peripheral (Berkley, 2015)
  • Jennings, Holly. Arena (Ace, 2016)
  • Kaufman, Amie and Jay Kristoff. Illuminae (Ember, 2015)
  • McCarthy, T. C. The Subterrene War (Series)
    • Germline (2011)
    • Exogene (2012)
    • Chimera (2012)
  • McEwan, Ian. Machines like Me (Nan A. Talese, 2019)
  • Naam, Ramez. Crux (Angry Robot, 2013)
  • Newitz, Annalee. Autonomous (Tor Books, 2017)
  • Niven, Larry. The Ringworld Series
    • Ringworld (Ballantine, 1970)
    • The Ringworld Engineers (Phantasia, 1980)
    • The Ringworld Throne (Del Ray, 1997)
    • Ringworld’s Children (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Fate of Worlds with Edward Lerner (Tor Science Fiction, 2013)
  • Palmer, Dexter. The Dream of Perpetual Motion (St. Martin’s Press, 2010)
  • Palmer, Dexter. Version Control (Pantheon, 2016)
  • Patterson, James. Humans, Bow Down (Little, Brown, and Co., 2017)
  • Pearson, Mary. The Jenna Fox Chronicles
    • The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Square Fish, 2009)
    • Fox Inheritance (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2013)
    • Fox Forever (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2014)
  • Perriman, Cole. Terminal Games (1994)
  • Perry, Steve. The Ramal Extraction: Cutter's Wars (Ace, 2012)
  • Rajaniemi, Hannu. The Quantum Thief (Tor, 2011)
  • Reeve, Philip. Fever Crumb Series
    • Fever Crumb (Scholastic, 2009)
    • Web of Air (Scholastic, 2011)
    • Scrivener's Moon (Scholastic, 2012)
  • Reynolds, Alastair. The House of Suns (Ace, 2009)
  • Roth, Veronica. The Divergent Trilogy
    • Divergent (Katherine Tegen Books, 2011)
    • Insurgent (Katherine Tegen Books, 2012)
    • Allegiant (Katherine Tegen Books, 2013)
  • Somers, Jeff. The Avery Cates Series
    • The Electric Church (Orbit, 2007)
    • The Digital Plague (Orbit, 2008)
    • The Eternal Prison (Orbit, 2009)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Diamond Crash: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer (Bantam Spectra, 1995)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash (Bantam Spectra, 1992)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Robogenesis (Doubleday, 2014)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Robopocalypse: A Novel (New York: Doubleday, 2011) [Interested readers who enjoy this volume may also like Daniel Wilson, How to Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion. (New York: Bloomsbury, 2005).]

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- Emerging Technology Edition.

 

End-of-Life

  • Asimov, Isaac. Pebble in the Sky (1950; repr., Tor, 2008)
  • Attwood, Margaret. MaddAddam Trilogy 
    • Oryx and Crake (Anchor, 2004)
    • The Year of the flood (Anchor, 2010)
    • MaddAddam (Anchor, 2013)
  • Lowry, Louis. Gathering Blue (Houghton Mifflin, 2000)
  • Lowry, Louis. The Giver (Houghton Mifflin, 1993)
  • Morgan, Kass. The 100 Series
    • The 100 (Little, Brown, and Co., 2013)
    • Day 21 (Little, Brown, and Co., 2014)
    • Homecoming (Little, Brown, and Co., 2015)
    • Rebellion (Little, Brown, and Co., 2016)
  • Polansky, Stephen. The Bradbury Report: A Novel (Weinstein, 2010)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Seveneves (Willow Marrow, 2015)

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- End-of-Life Edition.

 

Genetic Ethics

  • Attwood, Margaret. MaddAddam Trilogy 
    • Oryx and Crake (Anchor, 2004)
    • The Year of the flood (Anchor, 2010)
    • MaddAddam (Anchor, 2013)
  • Baciagalupi, Paolo. The Windup Girl (Nightshade Books, 2010)
  • Bova, Ben. Colony (CreateSpace, 2016)
  • Bova, Ben and Eric Choi, eds. Carbide Tipped Pens: Seventeen Tales of Hard Science Fiction (Tor, 2014)
  • Brown, Dan. Inferno (Doubleday, 2013)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Ender Saga (also referred to as the Ender's Game Series)
    • Ender's Game (Tor Books, 1985)
    • Speaker for the Dead (Tor Books, 1986)
    • Xenocide (Tor Books, 1991)
    • Children of the Mind (Tor Books, 1996)
    • Ender in Exile (Tor Books, 2008)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Homecoming Saga
    • The Memory of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Call of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Ships of Earth (Tor Books, 1994)
    • Earthfall (Tor Books, 1995)
    • Earthborn (Tor Books, 1995)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Shadow Saga
    • Ender's Shadow (Tor Books, 1999)
    • Shadow of the Hegemon (Tor Books, 2001)
    • Shadow Puppets (Tor Books, 2002)
    • Shadow of the Giant (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Shadows in Flight (Tor Books, 2012)
  • Card, Orson Scott and Kathryn Kidd. Lovelock (Tor Books, 2001)
  • Grant, Mira. Parasitology Trilogy
    • Parasite (Orbit, 2013)
    • Symbiont (Orbit, 2014)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2015)
  • Kaufman, Amie and Jay Kristoff. Illuminae (Ember, 2015)
  • Lowry, Louis. The Giver (Houghton Mifflin, 1993)
  • McCarthy, T. C. The Subterrene War
    • Germline (Orbit, 2011)
    • Exogene (Orbit, 2012)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2012)
  • Newitz, Annalee. Autonomous (Tor Books, 2017)
  • Oliver, Lauren. Replica (Harper Collins, 2016)
  • Pratchett, Terry and Baxter, Stephen. The Long Cosmos (Harper, 2017)
  • Reeve, Philip. Fever Crumb Series
    • Fever Crumb (Scholastic, 2009)
    • Web of Air (Scholastic, 2011)
    • Scrivener's Moon (Scholastic, 2012)
  • Richards, Douglas. Wired (Paragon, 2012)
  • Steele, Allen. Arkwright (Tor Books, 2016)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Seveneves (Willow Marrow, 2015)
  • Wells, Dan. Partials Sequence Series
    • Partials (Balzer & Bray, 2013)
    • Fragments (Balzer & Bray, 2014)
    • Ruins (Balzer & Bray, 2014)

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- Genetic Ethics Edition.

 

Global Bioethics

  • Bova, Ben. The Immortality Factor (Tor, 2009)

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- Global Bioethics Edition.

 

Healthcare

  • Polansky, Stephen. The Bradbury Report: A Novel (Weinstein, 2010)

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- Healthcare Edition.

 

Human Dignity / Personhood

  • Asimov, Isaac. The Currents of Space (Reprint edition, Tor Books, 2010)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The Foundation Series
    • Foundation and Empire (1952; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Second Foundation (1953; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Foundation's Edge (1982; repr., Bantam Spectra, 1991)
    • Foundation and Earth (1986; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Prelude to Foundation (1988; repr., Bantam, 1989)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The Robot Series
    • The Naked Sun (Spectra Books, 1991)
    • The Robots of Dawn (Spectra, 1994)
  • Attwood, Margaret. MaddAddam Trilogy
    • Oryx and Crake (Anchor, 2004)
    • The Year of the flood (Anchor, 2010)
    • MaddAddam (Anchor, 2013)
  • Baciagalupi, Paolo. The Windup Girl (Nightshade Books, 2010)
  • Banks, Iain M. The Hydrogen Sonata (Orbit, 2012)
  • Bova, Ben and Eric Choi, eds. Carbide Tipped Pens: Seventeen Tales of Hard Science Fiction (Tor, 2014)
  • Brown, Dan. Origin (Doubleday, 2017)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Ender Saga (also referred to as the Ender's Game Series)
    • Ender's Game (Tor Books, 1985)
    • Speaker for the Dead (Tor Books, 1986)
    • Xenocide (Tor Books, 1991)
    • Children of the Mind (Tor Books, 1996)
    • Ender in Exile (Tor Books, 2008)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Homecoming Saga
    • The Memory of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Call of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Ships of Earth (Tor Books, 1994)
    • Earthfall (Tor Books, 1995)
    • Earthborn (Tor Books, 1995)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Shadow Saga 
    • Ender's Shadow (Tor Books, 1999)
    • Shadow of the Hegemon (Tor Books, 2001)
    • Shadow Puppets (Tor Books, 2002)
    • Shadow of the Giant (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Shadows in Flight (Tor Books, 2012)
  • Card, Orson Scott and Kathryn Kidd. Lovelock (Tor Books, 2001)
  • Grant, Mira. Parasitology Trilogy
    • Parasite (Orbit, 2013)
    • Symbiont (Orbit, 2014)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2015)
  • Kaufman, Amie and Jay Kristoff. Illuminae (Ember, 2015)
  • Lowry, Louis. The Giver (Houghton Mifflin, 1993)
  • McCarthy, T. C. The Subterrene War
    • Germline (Orbit, 2011)
    • Exogene (Orbit, 2012)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2012)
  • Newitz, Annalee. Autonomous (Tor Books, 2017)
  • Oliver, Lauren. Replica (Harper Collins, 2016)
  • Patterson, James. Humans, Bow Down (Little, Brown, and Co., 2017)
  • Pearson, Mary. The Jenna Fox Chronicles
    • The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Square Fish, 2009)
    • Fox Inheritance (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2013)
    • Fox Forever (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2014)
  • Polansky, Stephen. The Bradbury Report: A Novel (Weinstein, 2010)
  • Perriman, Cole. Terminal Games (1994)
  • Reeve, Philip. Fever Crumb Series
    • Fever Crumb (Scholastic, 2009)
    • Web of Air (Scholastic, 2011)
    • Scrivener's Moon (Scholastic, 2012)
  • Somers, Jeff. The Avery Cates Series
    • The Electric Church (Orbit, 2007)
    • The Digital Plague (Orbit, 2008)
    • The Eternal Prison (Orbit, 2009)
  • Wells, Dan. Partials Sequence Series
    • Partials (Balzer & Bray, 2013)
    • Fragments (Balzer & Bray, 2014)
    • Ruins (Balzer & Bray, 2014)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Amped (Vintage, 2013)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Robogenesis (Doubleday, 2014)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Robopocalypse: A Novel (New York: Doubleday, 2011) [Interested readers who enjoy this volume may also like Daniel Wilson, How to Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion. (New York: Bloomsbury, 2005).]

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- Human Dignity Edition.

 

Human Enhancement & Transhumanism

  • Anderson, Poul. Genesis (Tor, 2001)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The Foundation Series
    • Foundation and Empire (1952; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Second Foundation (1953; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Foundation's Edge (1982; repr., Bantam Spectra, 1991)
    • Foundation and Earth (1986; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Prelude to Foundation (1988; repr., Bantam, 1989)
  • Asimov, Isaac. Pebble in the Sky (1950; repr., Tor, 2008)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The Robot Series
  • Attwood, Margaret. MaddAddam Trilogy 
    • Oryx and Crake (Anchor, 2004)
    • The Year of the flood (Anchor, 2010)
    • MaddAddam (Anchor, 2013)
  • Banks, Iain M. The Hydrogen Sonata (Orbit, 2012)
  • Bova, Ben. Colony (CreateSpace, 2016)
  • Bova, Ben and Eric Choi, eds. Carbide Tipped Pens: Seventeen Tales of Hard Science Fiction (Tor, 2014)
  • Bova, Ben. Farside (Tor Science Fiction, 2013)
  • Baciagalupi, Paolo. The Windup Girl (Nightshade Books, 2010)
  • Banks, Iain M. The Hydrogen Sonata (Orbit, 2012)
  • Berry, Max. Machine Man (Vintage, 2011)
  • Brown, Dan. Inferno (Doubleday, 2013)
  • Brown, Dan. Origin (Doubleday, 2017)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Ender Saga (also referred to as the Ender's Game Series)
    • Ender's Game (Tor Books, 1985)
    • Speaker for the Dead (Tor Books, 1986)
    • Xenocide (Tor Books, 1991)
    • Children of the Mind (Tor Books, 1996)
    • Ender in Exile (Tor Books, 2008)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Homecoming Saga
    • The Memory of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Call of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Ships of Earth (Tor Books, 1994)
    • Earthfall (Tor Books, 1995)
    • Earthborn (Tor Books, 1995)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Shadow Saga 
    • Ender's Shadow (Tor Books, 1999)
    • Shadow of the Hegemon (Tor Books, 2001)
    • Shadow Puppets (Tor Books, 2002)
    • Shadow of the Giant (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Shadows in Flight (Tor Books, 2012)
  • Card, Orson Scott and Kathryn Kidd. Lovelock (Tor Books, 2001)
  • China, Mieville. Perdido Street Station (Del Rey, 2011)
  • Dashner, James. The Morality Doctrine Series
    • The Eye of Minds (Ember, 2014)
    • The Rule of Thoughts (Ember, 2016)
    • The Game of Lives (Ember, 2017)
  • Douglas, Ian. Deep Space (Harper Voyager, 2013)
  • Grant, Mira. Parasitology Trilogy
    • Parasite (Orbit, 2013)
    • Symbiont (Orbit, 2014)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2015)
  • Hough, Jason. Zero World (Del Rey, 2016)
  • Lewis, C. S. That Hideous Strength (Reprint Edition, Scribner, 2003)
  • McCarthy, T. C. The Subterrene War
    • Germline (Orbit, 2011)
    • Exogene (Orbit, 2012)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2012)
  • McEwan, Ian. Machines like Me (Nan A. Talese, 2019)
  • Naam, Ramez. Crux (Angry Robot, 2013)
  • Newitz, Annalee. Autonomous (Tor Books, 2017)
  • Niven, Larry. The Ringworld Series
    • Ringworld (Ballantine, 1970)
    • The Ringworld Engineers (Phantasia, 1980)
    • The Ringworld Throne (Del Ray, 1997)
    • Ringworld’s Children (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Fate of Worlds with Edward Lerner (Tor Science Fiction, 2013)
  • Palmer, Dexter. The Dream of Perpetual Motion (St. Martin’s Press, 2010)
  • Pears, Iain. Arcadia (Knopf, 2016)
  • Pearson, Mary. The Jenna Fox Chronicles
    • The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Square Fish, 2009)
    • Fox Inheritance (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2013).
    • Fox Forever (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2014).
  • Perry, Steve. The Ramal Extraction: Cutter's Wars (Ace, 2012)
  • Pratchett, Terry and Baxter, Stephen. The Long Cosmos (Harper, 2017)
  • Rajaniemi, Hannu. The Quantum Thief (Tor, 2011)
  • Reynolds, Alastair. The House of Suns (Ace, 2009)
  • Reynolds, Alastair. Terminal World (Ace, 2010)
  • Richards, Douglas. Wired (Paragon, 2012)
  • Roth, Veronica. The Divergent Trilogy 
    • Divergent (Katherine Tegen Books, 2011)
    • Insurgent (Katherine Tegen Books, 2012)
    • Allegiant (Katherine Tegen Books, 2013)
  • Somers, Jeff. The Avery Cates Series
    • The Electric Church (Orbit, 2007)
    • The Digital Plague (Orbit, 2008)
    • The Eternal Prison (Orbit, 2009)
  • Steele, Allen. Arkwright (Tor Books, 2016)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash (Bantam Spectra, 1992)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Seveneves (Willow Marrow, 2015)
  • Vizzini, Ned. Be More Chill (Disney-Hyperion, 2005)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Amped (Vintage, 2013)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Robogenesis (Doubleday, 2014)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Robopocalypse: A Novel (New York: Doubleday, 2011) [Interested readers who enjoy this volume may also like Daniel Wilson, How to Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion. (New York: Bloomsbury, 2005).]

For more information on each work, please visit Biofiction -- Human Enhancement & Transhumanism Edition.

 

Neuroethics

  • Asimov, Isaac. The Currents of Space (Reprint edition, Tor Books, 2010)
  • Asimov, Isaac. The Foundation Series
    • Foundation and Empire (1952; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Second Foundation (1953; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Foundation's Edge (1982; repr., Bantam Spectra, 1991)
    • Foundation and Earth (1986; repr., Bantam Spectra, 2004)
    • Prelude to Foundation (1988; repr., Bantam, 1989)
  • Asimov, Isaac. Pebble in the Sky (1950; repr., Tor, 2008)
  • Attwood, Margaret. The Heart Goes Last (Nan A. Talese, 2015)
  • Bova, Ben. Colony (CreateSpace, 2016)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Homecoming Saga
    • The Memory of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Call of Earth (Tor Books, 1992)
    • The Ships of Earth (Tor Books, 1994)
    • Earthfall (Tor Books, 1995)
    • Earthborn (Tor Books, 1995)
  • Cline, Ernest. Ready Player One (Broadway Books, 2012)
  • Dashner, James. The Maze Runner Series
    • The Maze Runner (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2010)
    • The Scorch Trials (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2011)
    • The Death Cure (Delacort Press, 2013)
    • The Kill Order (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2014)
  • Dashner, James. The Morality Doctrine Series
    • The Eye of Minds (Ember, 2014)
    • The Rule of Thoughts (Ember, 2016)
    • The Game of Lives (Ember, 2017)
  • Douglas, Ian. Deep Space (Harper Voyager, 2013)
  • Hough, Jason. Zero World (Del Rey, 2016)
  • Jennings, Holly. Arena (Ace, 2016)
  • Kaufman, Amie and Jay Kristoff. Illuminae (Ember, 2015)
  • Lowry, Louis. The Giver (Houghton Mifflin, 1993)
  • McCarthy, T. C. The Subterrene War
    • Germline (Orbit, 2011)
    • Exogene (Orbit, 2012)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2012)
  • Michaelides, Alex. The Silent Patient (Celadon Books, 2019)
  • Naam, Ramez. Crux (Angry Robot, 2013)
  • Niven, Larry. The Ringworld Series
    • Ringworld (Ballantine, 1970)
    • The Ringworld Engineers (Phantasia, 1980)
    • The Ringworld Throne (Del Ray, 1997)
    • Ringworld’s Children (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Fate of Worlds with Edward Lerner (Tor Science Fiction, 2013)
  • Pears, Iain. Arcadia (Knopf, 2016)
  • Pearson, Mary. The Jenna Fox Chronicles
    • The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Square Fish, 2009)
    • Fox Inheritance (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2013)
    • Fox Forever (Reprint edition, Square Fish, 2014)
  • Perry, Steve. The Ramal Extraction: Cutter's Wars (Ace, 2012)
  • Pratchett, Terry and Baxter, Stephen. The Long Cosmos (Harper, 2017)
  • Reeve, Philip. Fever Crumb Series
    • Fever Crumb (Scholastic, 2009)
    • Web of Air (Scholastic, 2011)
    • Scrivener's Moon (Scholastic, 2012)
  • Reynolds, Alastair. The House of Suns (Ace, 2009)
  • Richards, Douglas. Wired (Paragon, 2012)
  • Roth, Veronica. The Divergent Trilogy 
    • Divergent (Katherine Tegen Books, 2011)
    • Insurgent (Katherine Tegen Books, 2012)
    • Allegiant (Katherine Tegen Books, 2013)
  • Shusterman, Neal. Unwind (Simon and Schuster, 2007)
  • Somers, Jeff. The Avery Cates Series
    • The Electric Church (Orbit, 2007)
    • The Digital Plague (Orbit, 2008)
    • The Eternal Prison (Orbit, 2009)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Diamond Crash: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer (Bantam Spectra, 1995)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash (Bantam Spectra, 1992)
  • Vizzini, Ned. Be More Chill (Disney-Hyperion, 2005)
  • Wells, Dan. Partials Sequence Series
    • Partials (Balzer & Bray, 2013)
    • Fragments (Balzer & Bray, 2014)
    • Ruins (Balzer & Bray, 2014)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Amped (Vintage, 2013)
  • Wilson, Daniel. Robopocalypse: A Novel (New York: Doubleday, 2011) [Interested readers who enjoy this volume may also like Daniel Wilson, How to Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion. (New York: Bloomsbury, 2005).]

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Organ Donation & Transplantation

  • Attwood, Margaret. The Heart Goes Last (Nan A. Talese, 2015)
  • Polansky, Stephen. The Bradbury Report: A Novel (Weinstein, 2010)
  • Shusterman, Neal. Unwind (Simon and Schuster, 2007)

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Public Health

  • Bova, Ben. The Immortality Factor (Tor, 2009)
  • Brown, Dan. Inferno (Doubleday, 2013)
  • Cline, Ernest. Ready Player One (Broadway Books, 2012)
  • Dashner, James. The Maze Runner Series
    • The Maze Runner (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2010)
    • The Scorch Trials (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2011)
    • The Death Cure (Delacort Press, 2013)
    • The Kill Order (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2014)
  • Grant, Mira. Parasitology Trilogy
    • Parasite (Orbit, 2013)
    • Symbiont (Orbit, 2014)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2015)
  • Polansky, Stephen. The Bradbury Report: A Novel (Weinstein, 2010)

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Public Policy

  • Bova, Ben. The Immortality Factor (Tor, 2009)
  • Polansky, Stephen. The Bradbury Report: A Novel (Weinstein, 2010)

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Reproductive Ethics

  • Asimov, Isaac. The Robot Series
    • The Naked Sun (Spectra Books, 1991)
    • The Robots of Dawn (Spectra, 1994)
  • Attwood, Margaret. MaddAddam Trilogy 
    • Oryx and Crake (Anchor, 2004)
    • The Year of the flood (Anchor, 2010)
    • MaddAddam (Anchor, 2013)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Ender Saga (also referred to as the Ender's Game Series)
    • Ender's Game (Tor Books, 1985)
    • Speaker for the Dead (Tor Books, 1986)
    • Xenocide (Tor Books, 1991)
    • Children of the Mind (Tor Books, 1996)
    • Ender in Exile (Tor Books, 2008)
  • Card, Orson Scott. The Shadow Saga 
    • Ender's Shadow (Tor Books, 1999)
    • Shadow of the Hegemon (Tor Books, 2001)
    • Shadow Puppets (Tor Books, 2002)
    • Shadow of the Giant (Tor Books, 2005)
    • Shadows in Flight (Tor Books, 2012)
  • Card, Orson Scott. Shadows in Flight (Tor, 2012)
  • Lowry, Louis. The Giver (Houghton Mifflin, 1993)
  • Lowry, Louis. Son (Houghton Mifflin, 2012)
  • Pears, Iain. Arcadia (Knopf, 2016)
  • Shusterman, Neal. Unwind (Simon and Schuster, 2007)
  • Steele, Allen. Arkwright (Tor Books, 2016)
  • Stephenson, Neal. Seveneves (Willow Marrow, 2015)

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Research Ethics

  • Asimov, Isaac. Pebble in the Sky (1950; repr., Tor, 2008)
  • Attwood, Margaret. MaddAddam Trilogy 
    • Oryx and Crake (Anchor, 2004)
    • The Year of the flood (Anchor, 2010)
    • MaddAddam (Anchor, 2013)
  • Berry, Max. Machine Man (Vintage, 2011)
  • Bova, Ben. The Immortality Factor (Tor, 2009)
  • Dashner, James. The Maze Runner Series
    • The Maze Runner (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2010)
    • The Scorch Trials (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2011)
    • The Death Cure (Delacort Press, 2013)
    • The Kill Order (Reprint edition, Delacort Press, 2014)
  • Grant, Mira. Parasitology Trilogy
    • Parasite (Orbit, 2013)
    • Symbiont (Orbit, 2014)
    • Chimera (Orbit, 2015)
  • Morgan, Kass. The 100 Trilogy
    • The 100 (Little, Brown, and Co., 2013)
    • Day 21 (Little, Brown, and Co., 2014)
    • Homecoming (Little, Brown, and Co., 2015)
    • Rebellion (Little, Brown, and Co., 2016)
  • Naam, Ramez. Crux (Angry Robot, 2013)
  • Oliver, Lauren. Replica (Harper Collins, 2016)
  • Richards, Douglas. Wired (Paragon, 2012)
  • Roth, Veronica. The Divergent Trilogy 
    • Divergent (Katherine Tegen Books, 2011)
    • Insurgent (Katherine Tegen Books, 2012)
    • Allegiant (Katherine Tegen Books, 2013)
  • Wells, Dan. Partials Sequence Series
    • Partials (Balzer & Bray, 2013)
    • Fragments (Balzer & Bray, 2014)
    • Ruins (Balzer & Bray, 2014)

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Stem Cell Research

  • Bova, Ben. The Immortality Factor (Tor, 2009)

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Updated December 2016

 

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