MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)

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Halvor Aakhus
.
Richard Aaron
.
Marco Abate
.
Edwin Abbott Abbott
.
Daniel Abraham
.
Colin Adams
.
Dominique Adams
.
Douglas Adams
.
Jeff Adams
.
Samuel Hopkins Adams
.
Joan Aiken
.
David Albahari
.
Brian Wilson Aldiss
.
Hannes Alfven
.
Jenny Allen
.
Eric Altman
.
Selçuk Altun
.
David Amann
.
Alejandro Amenábar
.
Poul Anderson
.
Piers Anthony
.
Christopher Anvil
.
Juan Carlos Arce
.
Jeffrey Archer
.
Aristophanes
.
Richard Armstrong
.
Darren Aronofsky
.
Catherine Asaro
.
Isaac Asimov
.
Alexadre Astruc
.
David Auburn
.
Arturo Azuela
.
David Bajo
.
Nicholson Baker
.
Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen
.
Hartosh Singh Bal
.
David Baldacci
.
Margaret Ball
.
Tony Ballantyne
.
Solvej Balle
.
Blue Balliet
.
Cecil Balmond
.
George Balzer
.
Iain Banks
.
Iain M. Banks
.
Piper Banks
.
John Banville
.
Tanya Barfield
.
Carl Barks
.
Julia Barnes
.
Stephen Barr
.
John Barrow
.
David Bartell
.
John Barth
.
William Barton
.
Saul Bass
.
Harry Bates
.
Ann Bauer
.
Joan Bauer
.
Craig Baxter
.
Stephen Baxter
.
Barrington J. Bayley
.
Greg Bear
.
David R. Beaucage
.
Charles Beaumont
.
C.C. Beck
.
Harold Becker
.
Samuel Beckett
.
Aimee Bender
.
Gregory Benford
.
Raymond Benson
.
Jim Benton
.
Claude Berge
.
Ruth Berman
.
William Bernhardt
.
Peter Berry
.
Ralph M. Berry
.
Alfred Bester
.
Christopher Bidmead
.
Michael Bishop
.
Terry Bisson
.
Algernon Blackwood
.
James Blish
.
Robert Bloch
.
Ralph P. Boas, Jr.
.
R. Bogagni
.
Nelson Bond
.
Nelson Slade Bond
.
Reginald Le Borg
.
Jorge Luis Borges
.
Anthony Boucher
.
Blair Bourrassa
.
Ben Bova
.
John Boyd
.
William Boyd
.
Daniel Boyle
.
Chris Braak
.
Gillian Bradshaw
.
Brannon Braga
.
Ernest Bramah
.
Bertolt Brecht
.
Andrew Thomas Breslin
.
Miles J. Breuer
.
Robert C. Brigham
.
B. Brindisi
.
Hermann Broch
.
Patricia Broderick
.
Oscar Brodney
.
Michael Brodsky
.
Dan Brown
.
David H. Brown
.
Fredric Brown
.
Gary Brown
.
Colin Bruce
.
John Brunner
.
Margot Bruyère
.
John Buchan
.
Donald A. Buckeye
.
Melvin Jules Bukiet
.
Bruce Stanley Burdick
.
Dionys Burger
.
Shannon Butcher
.
Ellis Parker Butler
.
Max Byrd
.
Laurent Bénégui
.
Ian Caldwell
.
Paul Calter
.
Italo Calvino
.
Ann Cameron
.
Peter Cameron
.
L. Sprague de Camp
.
Lorne Campbell
.
Darren Campo
.
Ethan Canin
.
Tony Cape
.
Marianus Capella
.
Michael Capobianco
.
Benedict Carey
.
Ron Carlson
.
AJ Carothers
.
Robert Carr
.
Lewis Carroll
.
Nathan Carter
.
John Case
.
John L. Casti
.
Ralph Ellison de Castro
.
Margaret Cavendish
.
Kefi Chadwick
.
Lan Samantha Chang
.
Tina Chang
.
Geoffrey Chaucer
.
John Cheever
.
Ted Chiang
.
Patric Chiha
.
Childrens Television Workshop
.
Susan Choi
.
Agatha Christie
.
John Chu
.
Arthur C. Clarke
.
Carl H Claudy
.
Rod Clement
.
Mark Clifton
.
Michael A.R. Co
.
Robert M. Coates
.
John Maxwell Coetzee
.
David S. Cohen
.
Mark Cohen
.
Christophe -- Georges Colomb
.
Robert Connolly
.
Christian Constanda
.
Alan Cook
.
Michelle Cohen Corasanti
.
David Corbett
.
Charlotte Cory
.
Desmond Cory
.
Olivier Courcelle
.
Kathryn Cramer
.
Michael Crichton
.
Edmund Crispin
.
Anthony Cristiano
.
John Crowley
.
Andrew Crumey
.
Felix Culp
.
Richard Cumyn
.
Clifton Cunningham
.
Brian D\\\'Amato
.
Matt Damon
.
Dana Dane
.
B.J. Daniels
.
James Dashow
.
Dietmar Dath
.
Paul David-Goddard
.
Andrew Davies
.
Chandler Davis
.
Frederick C. Davis
.
Philip J. Davis
.
Susan Page Davis
.
Don DeLillo
.
Tom DeMarco
.
Samuel R. Delany
.
A.J. Deutsch
.
A.K. Dewdney
.
Philip K. Dick
.
Charles Dickens
.
Gordon R. Dickson
.
Margaret Dickson
.
S.S. van Dine
.
Irene Dische
.
Peter Hampson Ditchfield
.
Paul Di Filippo
.
Carl Djerassi
.
Anatoly Dnieprov
.
Cory Doctorow
.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
.
Robert Doherty
.
Marcos Donnelly
.
Sean Doolittle
.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
.
Sara Douglass
.
Apostolos Doxiadis
.
Aidan Doyle
.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
.
Hal Draper
.
Bruce Duffy
.
David Duncan
.
Lord Dunsany
.
Jason Earls
.
Xujun Eberlein
.
Umberto Eco
.
Educational Broadcasting Corporation
.
George Alec Effinger
.
Greg Egan
.
Ivar Ekeland
.
Bruce Elliott
.
Humphry Francis Ellis
.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger
.
Paul Ernst
.
Esposito Brothers
.
Clive Exton
.
Clifton Fadiman
.
Nick Falacci
.
Doug Farren
.
John Farris
.
Adam Fawer
.
John Russell Fearn
.
Jules Feiffer
.
Al Feldstein
.
Tina Fey
.
Jasper Fforde
.
Brian Fielding
.
Eliot Fintushel
.
Katherine Fitzgerald
.
Matthew Flaming
.
James Flint
.
Amanda Flower
.
Michael Flynn
.
Tom Flynn
.
Giles Foden
.
Ken Follett
.
Marc Forster
.
Robert L. Forward
.
Ian Frazier
.
Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
.
Edward Frenkel
.
Shelley Freydont
.
William Frucht
.
Jacques Futrelle
.
Fynn
.
Raymond Z. Gallun
.
John Gardner
.
Martin Gardner
.
Nikolai Georgievich Garin-Mikhailovskii
.
Tay Garnett
.
Randall Garrett
.
Deborah Gelbard
.
Hudor Genone
.
William Gibson
.
John Giessmann
.
Mateo Gil
.
Pierre Gill
.
Terry Gilliam
.
Paolo Giordano
.
George Gissing
.
Robert Goddard
.
C.S. Godshalk
.
Tom Godwin
.
David W. Goldman
.
Akiva Goldsman
.
Rebecca Goldstein
.
Terry Goodkind
.
David H. Goodman
.
Kathleen Ann Goonan
.
Sundip Gorai
.
Alan R. Gordon
.
Marleen Gorris
.
John Gould
.
Rebecca Gowers
.
David S. Goyer
.
Lisa Graff
.
Richard Grant
.
Reine Graves
.
John Green
.
David Greene
.
Kerry Greenwood
.
Isabella Gregor
.
Lois H. Gresh
.
Sandy Grierson
.
Adele Griffin
.
Jon Courtenay Grimwood
.
Rinne Groff
.
Vasily Grossman
.
Lee Gruenfeld
.
Lisa Grunwald
.
Denis Guedj
.
Kevin Guilfoile
.
Ursula K. Le Guin
.
Lauren Gunderson
.
James Gunn
.
John Haase
.
Melissa Glenn Haber
.
Mark Haddon
.
Peter Haff
.
Matt Haig
.
Jack C. Haldeman
.
Joe Haldeman
.
Catherine Hall
.
Brendan Halpin
.
Brian Hamill
.
Shaun Hamill
.
Charles Leonard Harness
.
Chris Harrald
.
Anne Harris
.
Robert Harris
.
Harry Harrison
.
Stanley Hart
.
Michael Hastings
.
Leith Hathout
.
Ira Hauptman
.
Robin Hawdon
.
G.W. Hawkes
.
Justina Chen Headley
.
Robert A. Heinlein
.
Banks Helfrich
.
Robert Hellenga
.
Zach Helm
.
Timothy Hemion
.
Howard V. Hendrix
.
O. Henry
.
Frank Herbert
.
Henry Hering
.
Marc A. Herren
.
Lynn Hershman-Leeson
.
Cheryl Heuton
.
Keigo Higashino
.
Jack Higgins
.
Reginald Hill
.
Charles H. Hinton
.
Alfred Hitchcock
.
Lennart Hjulström
.
Tami Hoag
.
Russell Hoban
.
Peter Hobbs
.
Peter Hoeg
.
Douglas Hofstadter
.
James P. Hogan
.
PJ Holden
.
H.H. Hollis
.
Tom Holt
.
Jason Hornsby
.
Mamoru Hosoda
.
Janette Turner Hospital
.
Michel Houellebecq
.
Laurence Howard
.
L. Ron Hubbard
.
Matthew Hughes
.
Cho-Se Hui
.
Anthony Huso
.
Aldous Huxley
.
Karl Iagnemma
.
Leopold Infeld
.
Simon Ings
.
J.W. Ironmoger
.
Wendy Isdell
.
Kathy Ivey
.
Michael Iwoleit
.
Alejandro González Iñárritu
.
M. Ann Jacoby
.
Susan Jarema
.
Marshall Jevons
.
Mai Jia
.
Catherine Jinks
.
Raymond F. Jones
.
Mieke de Jong
.
Richard Bates Jr
.
J.T. Lamberty, Jr.
.
Peter Stephan Jungk
.
Norton Juster
.
Dieter Jörgensen
.
Michael Köhlmeier
.
Janet Kagan
.
Norman Kagan
.
Dan Kalman
.
Jack Kamen
.
Michael Kandel
.
Jessica Francis Kane
.
Colin Kapp
.
R.N. Kapur
.
Vladimir Karapetoff
.
Karel Čapek
.
Fritz Karinthy
.
Alex Kasman
.
Daniel Kaysen
.
Jim Keeble
.
Harry Stephen Keeler
.
Hazel Goodwin Keeler
.
Ken Keeler
.
Daniel Kehlmann
.
Mandy Keifetz
.
Jonathan Kellerman
.
Julie Kenner
.
Johannes Kepler
.
Philip Kerr
.
Christian Kiefer
.
Kristy Kiernan
.
Laurie R. King
.
Howard Kingkade
.
Donald Kingsbury
.
Charles Kingsley
.
Alicia Kirk
.
Don Knuth
.
Cyril M. Kornbluth
.
Nancy Kress
.
Gerrit Krol
.
Alex Kuo
.
Bob Kurosaka
.
Henry Kuttner
.
Madeleine L\\\'Engle
.
R.A. Lafferty
.
Nikita Lalwani
.
Charles Lamont
.
Geoffrey A. Landis
.
David Langford
.
Jane Langton
.
Stephanie Lantry
.
Andy Lanzone
.
Timothy Lanzone
.
Dean Frank Lappi
.
Justine Larbalestier
.
Stieg Larsson
.
Kurd Lasswitz
.
Jean Lee Latham
.
Philip Latham
.
Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer
.
Jose Latour
.
Reinhard C. Laubenbacher
.
Keith Laumer
.
David Leavitt
.
Gentry Lee
.
Barbara Susan Lefever
.
Fritz Leiber
.
Murray Leinster
.
Sam Leith
.
Brad Leithauser
.
Stanislaw Lem
.
J. Robert Lennon
.
Joanne Sydney Lessner
.
Janna Levin
.
Vladimir Levshin
.
Richard Lewis
.
Wendy Lichtman
.
Alan P. Lightman
.
Ann Lingard
.
Clarice Lispector
.
Robert Littell
.
Ken Liu
.
Edward L. Locke
.
A.J. Lohwater
.
Jack London
.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
.
Ki Longfellow
.
H.P. Lovecraft
.
Robert Luketic
.
Brian Lumley
.
Hamilton Luske
.
Amin Maalouf
.
Iain B. MacDonald
.
Feargus Gwynplaine MacIntyre
.
Susan Elia MacNeal
.
Ann Macela
.
Ellen Maddow
.
Ada Madison
.
Sara Maitland
.
Kornel Makuszynski
.
George Malcolm-Smith
.
Thomas Mallon
.
Russell Maloney
.
Dennis Mangrum
.
Thomas Mann
.
Elizabeth Mansfield
.
Will Manson
.
Lynn Margulis
.
Umberto Marino
.
Ross Kagan Marks
.
Yann Martel
.
Ann Martin
.
Guillermo Martinez
.
Harry Martinson
.
Mario Martone
.
Zachary Mason
.
Susana Mataix
.
Richard Matheson
.
Buzz Mauro
.
Simon McBurney
.
Wil McCarthy
.
Ian McDonald
.
Ian McEwan
.
Josann McGibbon
.
Anna McGrail
.
Alan McKenzie
.
Sean McMullen
.
John Meaney
.
Mark Medoff
.
Alejandro Illanes Mejía
.
Pauline Melville
.
Ramon Menendez
.
James R. Meyer
.
Nicholas Meyer
.
Tefcros Michaelides
.
Leonard Michaels
.
Edward Michel-Bird
.
Helen Miller
.
John A. Miller
.
Thomas L. Miller
.
Eugene Mirabelli
.
Kôki Mitani
.
Edward Page Mitchell
.
Tadashi Miura
.
Charles Mobbs
.
Judith Moffett
.
David Moles
.
Annabel Monaghan
.
William Pepperell Montague
.
Alan Moore
.
Graham Moore
.
Sharelle Byars Moranville
.
Nanni Moretti
.
Hiroshi Mori
.
Itamar Moses
.
Walter Mosley
.
Gustavo Daniel Mosquera R.
.
Jojo Moyes
.
Harry Mulisch
.
Alice Munro
.
Derryl Murphy
.
Dora Musielak
.
Robert Musil
.
Christian Mähr
.
Estep Nagy
.
Paul J. Nahin
.
Bill Napier
.
Sylvia Nasar
.
S. Natali
.
Vincenzo Natali
.
Homer C. Nearing Jr.
.
Cindy Neuschwander
.
Katherine Neville
.
Jack Nimersheim
.
Larry Niven
.
Anne Carse Nolting
.
Jeff Noon
.
Edmund H. North
.
A.G. Nourse
.
Pendred Noyce
.
Eric S. Nylund
.
Michael Nyman
.
Petter Næss
.
John O\\\'Brien
.
K.M O\\\'Donnell
.
Miceal Og O\\\'Donnell
.
Dan O\\\'Shannon
.
Perri O\\\\\\\'Shaughnessy
.
Yoko Ogawa
.
Jerry Oltion
.
P. Ongaro
.
J.R. Orci
.
Yizhak Oren
.
William F. Orr
.
Elliott Ostler
.
Amos Oz
.
Donnacadh O’Briain
.
Lewis Padgett
.
Lisa Papademitriou
.
Christos Papadimitriou
.
Jordan Park
.
Una-Mary Parker
.
Sara Parriott
.
John Allen Paulos
.
Jenny Pausacker
.
Iain Pears
.
Sam Peckinpah
.
David J. Pengelley
.
Roger Penrose
.
Jim Peronto
.
Sam Perrin
.
Philip Persinger
.
Leo Perutz
.
Donald Petrie
.
Tom Petsinis
.
Rog Phillips
.
Cynthia Morrison Phoel
.
Clifford Pickover
.
Luis Piedrahita
.
John Pierce
.
Tamora Pierce
.
David Pinner
.
Stefanie Pintoff
.
Edgar Allan Poe
.
Frederik Pohl
.
Arthur Porges
.
Chaim Potok
.
Terry Pratchett
.
Fletcher Pratt
.
Douglas Preston
.
Paul Preuss
.
E. Hoffmann Price
.
Christopher Priest
.
Bill Purple
.
Thomas Pynchon
.
Joao Filipe Queiro
.
Raymond Queneau
.
Julia Quinn
.
Joshua Quittner
.
Emily Ishem Raboteau
.
Zia Haider Rahman
.
Elizabeth Redfern
.
Michael Redhill
.
James B. Reed
.
John Reese
.
Julian Reid
.
K.T. Reid
.
Lucas Reiner
.
Edward Rementer
.
Sheldon Renan
.
Janice Repka
.
Alistair Reynolds
.
Ted Reynolds
.
John Rhode
.
Elmer Rice
.
Luanne Rice
.
Nathaniel Rich
.
Jace Richdale
.
Michelle Richmond
.
Cynthia Riggs
.
Gianni Riotta
.
Guy Ritchie
.
D.F. Roberts
.
Paul Robertson
.
Kim Stanley Robinson
.
Phil Alden Robinson
.
Jason Rogers
.
Eric Rohmer
.
Katie Roiphe
.
James Rollins
.
Juan de Burgos Román
.
Alex Rose
.
Lloyd Rose
.
Leonard Rosen
.
Joshua Rosenblum
.
Israel Rosenfield
.
Erik Rosenthal
.
Bobby Roth
.
Jacques Roubaud
.
Nina Rowan
.
Rudy Rucker
.
Lee Rudolph
.
David Ruelle
.
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
.
Pat Rushin
.
Bertrand Russell
.
A. Russo
.
Daniel Ryan
.
Kaija Saariaho
.
Carl Sagan
.
Lior Samson
.
Brandon Sanderson
.
J.G. Sandom
.
Arturo Sangalli
.
José Rodrigues Dos Santos
.
Robert J. Sawyer
.
Samantha Saxon
.
Dorothy Leigh Sayers
.
Nathan Schachner
.
Hilbert Schenck
.
Philibert Schogt
.
Carter Scholz
.
Monika Schroder
.
Ben Schumacher
.
Bragi F. Schut
.
Lynne Sharon Schwartz
.
Kathryn Schwille
.
Jon Scieszka
.
T. Sclavi
.
Greg Scott
.
Fred F. Sears
.
Marcus Sedgwick
.
Matt Selman
.
Marjorie Senechal
.
Oliver Serang
.
Vikram Seth
.
Bob Shaw
.
Catherine Shaw
.
George Bernard Shaw
.
Charles Sheffield
.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
.
Xiangsheng Shi
.
M. Night Shyamalan
.
Bill Sienkiewicz
.
Joel Silbert
.
Robert Silverberg
.
Dan Simmons
.
Adam Simon
.
Eric Simon
.
Mayo Simon
.
Mona Simpson
.
Patricia Simpson
.
Randy D. Singer
.
Vandana Singh
.
Josef Skvorecky
.
Michelle Slatalla
.
William Sleator
.
William Sloane
.
Ira Slobodien
.
Jane Smiley
.
Betty Smith
.
Carrie Smith
.
Dean Wesley Smith
.
E. E. Doc Smith
.
Lane Smith
.
Michael Marshall Smith
.
Edmundo Paz Soldan
.
Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
.
Rodrigo Sopeña
.
Gilbert Sorrentino
.
Charles Soule
.
Chelsea Spear
.
Joan Spicci
.
Robert Spiller
.
Justin Spitzer
.
Steven G. Spruill
.
Si Spurrier
.
Margaret St. Clair
.
Justin Stanchfield
.
Steve Stanton
.
Michael Stein
.
Ransom Stephens
.
Neal Stephenson
.
Bruce Sterling
.
R.J. Stern
.
Laurence Sterne
.
Alex Stewart
.
Ian Stewart
.
Bram Stoker
.
Tom Stoppard
.
Elizabeth Stout
.
Rex Stout
.
Arthur Strangeland
.
Bill Streifer
.
Barbra Streisand
.
Charles Stross
.
Arkady Strugatsky
.
Boris Strugatsky
.
Theodore Sturgeon
.
Gaurav Suri
.
Manil Suri
.
Marta Sved
.
Denise Grover Swank
.
J.W. Swanson
.
John Swarzwelder
.
Jonathan Swift
.
John Lighton Synge
.
TV Ontario
.
Malba Tahan
.
Mundy Talbot
.
Frank Tallis
.
Vladimir Tasic
.
Benjamin Taylor
.
Chad Taylor
.
Timothy Taylor
.
Oliver Tearne
.
William Tenn
.
Alfred Tennyson
.
Margaret B.W. Tent
.
Igor Teper
.
Byron Tetrick
.
Scarlett Thomas
.
Dustin Thomason
.
James Thurber
.
Lavie Tidhar
.
Tim Kring (screenplay
.
Aleksei Nikolaevich Tolstoi
.
Lev Tolstoy
.
Steve Tomkins
.
Walter Trevis
.
Phil Trinh
.
Matthew Tritt
.
Lily Tuck
.
Vladimir Tumanov
.
Morten Tyldum
.
John Updike
.
William Hazlett Upson
.
Robert W. Vallin
.
Alberto Vanasco
.
Jack Vance
.
Gus Van Sant
.
John Varley
.
Jules Verne
.
Esther Vilar
.
Alfred Elton van Vogt
.
Jorge Volpi
.
François Marie Arouet de Voltaire
.
Dario Voltolini
.
Sarah Lawrence College Writing Class WRIT-3303-R
.
Graham Wade
.
H. Russell Wakefield
.
Kathryn Walat
.
David Foster Wallace
.
Jill Paton Walsh
.
William Grey Walter
.
Donald Wandrei
.
Sylvia Warner
.
Tracy Anne Warren
.
Stanley Waterloo
.
Mark S. Waters
.
Ian Watson
.
Robert Loyd Watson
.
Teddy Wayne
.
Miriam Webster
.
Claudia Weill
.
Stanley G. Weinbaum
.
George Weinberg
.
Robert Weinberg
.
Sam Weisman
.
Marla Weiss
.
Mac Wellman
.
Herbert George Wells
.
Bernard Werber
.
Wallace West
.
Jeff Westbrook
.
Scott Westerfield
.
Steven Westren
.
Ken Wharton
.
Hugh Whitemore
.
Julia Whitty
.
Percival Wilde
.
Kate Willhelm
.
Ben Ames Williams
.
Liz Williams
.
Niall Williams
.
Connie Willis
.
Richard Willmott
.
August Wilson
.
Paul Hastings Wilson
.
Robert Wilson
.
Snoo Wilson
.
Warren Wilson
.
R.R. Winterbotham
.
Jeanette Winterson
.
Roman Wionczek
.
Robert Wise
.
Larry Woiwode
.
Mike Wood
.
Sue Woolfe
.
John C. Wright
.
Janny Wurts
.
Leena Yadav
.
Abraham B. Yehoshua
.
Charles Yu
.
Hiroshi Yuki
.
Karen Zacarías
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Timothy Zahn
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Your Help Needed: Some site visitors remember reading works of mathematical fiction that neither they nor I can identify. It is time to crowdsource this problem and ask for your help! You would help a neighbor find a missing pet...can't you also help a fellow site visitor find some missing works of mathematical fiction? Please take a look and let us know if you have seen these missing stories anywhere!.

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