Questions tagged [story-identification]

Use for identifying a work of SF or Fantasy, including novels, movies, comic books, fanfic, TV series, video games, etc. Use with other tags to specify the type of media, eg. [short-stories]. Use [episode-identification] for identifying a single episode of a known series, whether TV, book, or comic. Use [actor-identification], [character-identification], [music-identification], or [object-identification] for those specific ID requests.

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Story Where Everyone Takes Nootropic Drugs

I remember reading a story about where everyone used cognitive enhancement drugs to perform intellectually. The main character had a daughter that used them (in law school?) but they were earlier ...
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Children's Book with Hooded Figures Wielding Pokers?

I'm trying to find a book that I read, or that I think I read, over 15 years ago so it would be from the 1990s or so. I remember it being more of a kids' book, English language, big painting-style or ...
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Old SF novel about Earth as a prison planet; newly arrived convict has a secret agenda

I think I read this no later than the year 1986. English language, hardback, available in a public library in Indiana in the mid-1980s. I don't think it was by any of the Big Names of 20th Century ...
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Anime involving rebirth and a WW2 battleship outfitted for space

I saw this as a feature length VHS hired from the local video store in the mid-to-late 1980s, in English. I'm not sure of the plot, but it was animated. The general points I remember are quite vivid:...