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2007, Surendra Verma, Why Aren't They Here? - The Question of Life on Other Worlds, Icon Books.

2004, Ben Bova, Faint Echoes, Distant Stars - The Science and Politics of Finding Life Beyond the Earth, William Morrow.

2002, Stephen Webb, Where is Everybody? - Fifty Solutions to the Fermi Paradox and the Problem of Extraterrestrial Life, Copernicus Books.

2000, Peter D Ward & Donald Brownlee, Rare Earth - Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe, Springer.

2000, David Koerner & Simon LeVay, Here Be Dragons - The Scientific Quest for Extraterrestrial Like, Oxford University Press.

1998, Barry Parker, Alien Life - The Search for Extraterrestrials and Beyond, Plenum Press.

1998, Michael D Lemonick, The Search for Life in the Universe, Simon & Schuster.

1997, Albert A Harrison, After Contact - The Human Response to Extraterrestrial Life, Plenum Press.

1995, Paul Davies, Are We Alone? - Philosophical Implications of the Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life, Basic Books.

1992, 1995(English edition), Jean Heidmann (English translation by Storm Dunlop), Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Cambridge University Press.

1992, Frank Drake & Dava Sobel, Is Anyone Out There? - The Scientific Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Delacorte Press.

1990, David W Swift, SETI Pioneers - Scientists Talk about their Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, University of Arizona Press.

1990, Ben Bova & Byron Preiss (Editors), First Contact - The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, New American Library.

1987, Thomas A McDonough, The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, John Wiley & Sons.

1979, Chris Boyce, Extraterrestrial Encounter - A Personal Perspective,, AH & AW Reed.

1973, Carl Sagan, The Cosmic Connection, Doubleday.

1966, IS Shklovskii & Carl Sagan (& translation by Paula Fern), Intelligent Life in the Universe, Delta / Dell.

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1963, AGW Cameron (Editor), Interstellar Communication, Benjamin.


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1959, Giuseppe Cocconi & Philip Morrison, "Searching for Interstellar Communications", Nature, 184, #2055.



1985, Carl Sagan, Contact, Simon & Schuster.

1972, James E Gunn, The Listeners, Ballantine Books.

1962, Fred Hoyle & John Elliot, A for Andromeda, Harper.

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