Alex Holden (alex_holden) wrote,
Alex Holden
alex_holden

Comedy SF recommendations wanted

I would like some recommendations for good comedy science fiction novels or short story anthologies that I haven't read.

This is what my book catalogue says I've already got:


mysql> select bookauthors.author,books.title from books,bookauthors where
books.genre='Comedy Science Fiction' and books.uid=bookauthors.uid group
by books.uid order by bookauthors.author,books.title;
+-----------------+-------------------------------------------------------------------+
| author          | title                                                             |
+-----------------+-------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Ben Elton       | Stark                                                             |
| Chris Howarth   | Red Dwarf Programme Guide                                         |
| David Garnett   | Stargonauts                                                       |
| Doug Naylor     | Last Human                                                        |
| Douglas Adams   | Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency                           |
| Douglas Adams   | Mostly Harmless                                                   |
| Douglas Adams   | The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy                               |
| Douglas Adams   | The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy Omnibus                       |
| Douglas Adams   | The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul                                |
| Harry Harrison  | A Stainless Steel Rat Is Born                                     |
| Harry Harrison  | Bill, The Galactic Hero                                           |
| Harry Harrison  | Bill, The Galactic Hero... On The Planet Of Bottled Brains        |
| Harry Harrison  | Bill, The Galactic Hero... On The Planet Of Robot Slaves          |
| Harry Harrison  | Bill, The Galactic Hero... On The Planet Of Tasteless Pleasure    |
| Harry Harrison  | Bill, The Galactic Hero... On The Planet Of The Hippies From Hell |
| Harry Harrison  | Bill, The Galactic Hero... On The Planet Of Zombie Vampires       |
| Harry Harrison  | Bill, The Galactic Hero... The Final Incoherent Adventure         |
| Harry Harrison  | Star Smashers Of The Galaxy Rangers                               |
| Harry Harrison  | Technicolor Time Machine                                          |
| Harry Harrison  | The Stainless Steel Rat                                           |
| Harry Harrison  | The Stainless Steel Rat For President                             |
| Harry Harrison  | The Stainless Steel Rat Saves The World                           |
| Harry Harrison  | The Stainless Steel Rat Wants You                                 |
| Harry Harrison  | The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge                                 |
| Neil Gaiman     | Don't Panic                                                       |
| Phil Janes      | Fission Impossible                                                |
| Phil Janes      | The Galaxy Game                                                   |
| Rob Grant       | Backwards                                                         |
| Rob Grant       | Colony                                                            |
| Rob Grant       | Red Dwarf Omnibus                                                 |
| Robert Rankin   | Apocalypso                                                        |
| Robert Rankin   | Armageddon The Musical                                            |
| Robert Rankin   | The Brentford Triangle                                            |
| Robert Rankin   | The Fandom of the Operator                                        |
| Robert Rankin   | The Greatest Show Off Earth                                       |
| Robert Rankin   | The Suburban Book Of The Dead                                     |
| Robert Rankin   | They Came And Ate Us                                              |
| Spider Robinson | Callahan's Crosstime Saloon                                       |
| Terry Jones     | Starship Titanic                                                  |
| Terry Pratchett | Only You Can Save Mankind                                         |
| Terry Pratchett | Strata                                                            |
| Terry Pratchett | The Dark Side Of The Sun                                          |
+-----------------+-------------------------------------------------------------------+
42 rows in set (0.01 sec)

I honestly didn't fix it to return 42 results ;)
I notice a couple of non-fiction books have crept in there, but I also have a couple on the shelf that I haven't entered into the database yet (the Salmon of Doubt and the Space Eater).
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