Books 2001 by Arthur C. Clarke Paperback, , Penguin Group USA, List Price: $6.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book Title2001AuthorArthur C. Clarke Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Two astronauts find their journey into space and their very lives jeopardized by the jealousy of an extraordinary computer named HAL. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Also by Arthur C. Clarke Childhood's End Rendezvous With Rama The Sentinel Sunstorm Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about 2001 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.