"Rappaccini’s Daughter" is an 1844 science fiction novelette by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It is about a young man who discovers the strange daughter of a mad doctor. Read More
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” is a 1922 speculative fiction short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It is about a strange child who is born as an old man and then ages backwards throughout his life. Read More
“Micromegas” is a 1752 philosophical short story – in a science fictional setting – by Voltaire. It is about an incredibly large being from Sirius that travels to our solar system and is intrigued by what he finds here. Read More
“The Colour Out Of Space” is a 1927 science fiction novelette by H.P. Lovecraft. It is about a meteorite that falls from the sky in the 1880’s and the devastating consequences it has upon the people in a rural New England town.
“A Martian Odyssey” is a 1934 science fiction novelette by Stanley G. Weinbaum. It is about an astronaut who walks several hundred miles across the Martian landscape, and the amazing life forms he encounters.