Books Vernor Vinge Books by Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Vernor Vinge All Tech Considered What Science Fiction Books Does A Futurist Read? February 24, 2012 Science fiction's job is to give us a map of where we're headed. From Jules Verne to William Gibson, sci-fi authors describe their visions of the future, and how people might live in it. We ask Intel's futurist for his list of favorite sci-fi books. Opinion 100 Best Books Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books August 11, 2011 More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. The winners are an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles.