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Geek 101

Step carefully into the world of geek, nerds, and dweebs...here's a list to help you do your research lest ye be corrected by that guy dressed as a Stormtrooper.


Batman
Not just Batman, but classic 1960's Batman (and Robin)!
The Ultimate History Of Video Games
I challenge you to a Tetris duel!
Neuromancer
This book was cyberpunk when cyberpunk wasn't cool.
Hackers
A history of computers, hacker ethics, and the rise of home computing!
Dune
The Spice Must Flow!
Stranger In a Strange Land
Part religious hippie babble, part Man from Mars, and all best-selling and culture-shaping. I grok it with fullness.
Star Wars Complete Cross-Sections
Yes, the old and new Star Wars alike are all represented in this geektacular book!
Cryptonomicon
WWII codebreaking, modern computer technology, and more ...what's not to geek over?
Ender's Game
Beloved by smart kids everywhere, here is a book about a really smart kid who gets to train to save the world against alien bugs! OMG!!1!
V For Vendetta
Remember, remember, the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder, treason should ever be forgot.
I, Robot
Mention Will Smith, and people might makes faces at you.
The Call Of Cthulhu
An unparalleled selection of mind-bending fiction from H. P. Lovecraft. Cthulhu Fhtagn!
The War Of the Worlds
You want classic geek? This is as classic as it goes.
Watchmen
Dark and twisted, this ain't quite Superman's world.
Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus
Science, brains, and the feeling, walking dead.
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?
It inspired Blade Runner. Is there anymore to say?
Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide To the Galaxy - Five Novels In One Outrageous Volume
Small quotes from these books constitute most of what passes for conversations at SciFi conventions.
Dragons Of Autumn Twilight
Book 1 of the core stories in the Dragonlance Chronicles. This is some good, strong cheese here! Goes great with a D20.