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Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should Enjoy

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Stephen Baxter books.

Xeelee: Redemption (2019)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should EnjoyMichael Poole finds himself in a very strange landscape . . . This is the centre of the Galaxy. And in a history without war with the humans, the Xeelee have had time to built an immense structure here. The Xeelee Belt has a radius ten thousand times Earth’s orbital distance. It is a light year in circumference. If it was set in the solar system it would be out in the Oort Cloud, among the comets – but circling the sun.
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Obelisk (2017)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should EnjoyA remarkable collection of short fiction from one of our greatest SF authors, including two brand new short stories. This collection contains stories set in the universe of the bestselling duology PROXIMA and ULTIMA, which expand on the characters and worlds of that series. There are also a selection of alternate histories and possible futures, echoing Baxter’s work with Terry Pratchett on the LONG EARTH series.
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Proxima (A Proxima Novel) (2015)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should Enjoy—ConcatenationMankind’s future in this galaxy could be all but infinite.There are hundreds of billions of red dwarf stars, lasting trillions of years—and their planets can be habitable for humans. Such is the world of Proxima Centauri. And its promise could mean the never-ending existence of humanity.But first it must be colonized, and no one wants to be a settler. There is no glamor that accompanies it, nor is there the ease of becoming a citizen of an already-tamed world.
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Ultima (A Proxima Novel) (2016)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should EnjoyOn the planet of Per Ardua, alien artifacts were discovered—hatches that allowed humans to step across light-years of space as if they were stepping into another room. But this newfound freedom has consequences.   As humanity discovers the real nature of the universe, a terrifying truth comes to light.
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Manifold: Time (2000)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should EnjoyThe year is 2010. More than a century of ecological damage, industrial and technological expansion, and unchecked population growth has left the Earth on the brink of devastation. As the world’s governments turn inward, one man dares to envision a bolder, brighter future. That man, Reid Malenfant, has a very different solution to the problems plaguing the planet: the exploration and colonization of space.
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Xeelee: Vengeance (2019)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should EnjoyHalf a million years in the future, on a dead, war-ravaged world at the centre of the Galaxy, there is a mile-high statue of Michael Poole.Poole, born on Earth in the fourth millennium, was one of mankind’s most influential heroes. He was not a warrior, not an emperor. He was an engineer, a builder of wormhole transit systems.
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Coalescent: A Novel (Destiny’s Children, Bk. 1) (2004)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should EnjoyWhen his father dies suddenly, George Poole stumbles onto a family secret: He has a twin sister he never knew existed, who was raised by an enigmatic cult called the Order. The Order is a hive—a human hive with a dominant queen—that has prospered below the streets of Rome for almost two millennia.
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Evolution (2004)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should EnjoyStretching from the distant past into the remote future, from primordial Earth to the stars, Evolution is a soaring symphony of struggle, extinction, and survival; a dazzling epic that combines a dozen scientific disciplines and a cast of unforgettable characters to convey the grand drama of evolution in all its awesome majesty and rigorous beauty. Sixty-five million years ago, when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, there lived a small mammal, a proto-primate of the species Purgatorius.
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Phase Space (The Manifold Trilogy) (2012)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should Enjoy2025. Tied in to Baxter’s masterful Manifold trilogy, these thematically linked stories are drawn from the vast graph of possibilities across which the lives of hero Reid Malenfant have been scattered. Reid Malenfant is the commander of a NASA earth-orbiting science platform. The platform is intended to probe the planets of the nearest star system by bouncing laser pulses off them. But no echoes are returned
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Transcendent (Destiny’s Children) (2006)

 Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should EnjoyIt is the year 2047, and nuclear engineer Michael Poole is mourning the death of his beloved wife and doubting his own sanity. But he must stave off a looming catastrophe: vast reservoirs of toxic gases lie beneath the melting poles, threatening to contaminate the atmosphere and destroy all life on Earth.Though born five hundred thousand years after the death of Michael Poole, Alia knows him intimately.
Author(s): Stephen Baxter

Best Stephen Baxter Books You Should Enjoy

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The Medusa Chronicles

Author(s): Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter
ID: 1547800, Publisher: Gollancz, Year: 2016, Size: 619 Kb, Format: epub

Humanizing the laws of war : selected writings of Richard Baxter

Author(s): Baxter, Richard Reeve; Meron, Theodor; Schwebel, Stephen Myron; Vagts, Detlev F (eds.)
ID: 1704068, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2013, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Stone Spring

Author(s): Stephen Baxter
ID: 472220, Publisher: , Year: 2010, Size: 572 Kb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly hot items according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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