Science fiction and fantasy are full of great ideas — but some works in the genre are especially mind-expanding or educational. Which science fiction or fantasy novel made you feel smarter after you read it?

Please include the book cover, book trailer, or other illustration for your chosen book. And please mention the title, and why it made you feel smart!

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Top image: Neuromancer by William Gibson, art by PHATAndy. This book is still a great look at artificial intelligence and the future of urban sprawl.