I cant imagine being a diehard trekker without this book. The new edition of the star trek encyclopedia is excellent. Publication manual of the american psychological association, 6th edition first printing, 2010 apa style guide to electronic references, 6th edition, 2012. For more details on inuniverse technical manuals, please see list of star trek technical manuals. The star trek encyclopedia, revised and expanded edition a reference guide to the future. The original series a retronym, followed by several movies and television series. A very helpful reference book for anyone who watches any of the star trek series and wants to know more about what they see. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. List of star trek reference books wikimili, the best. As to reference books, several licensed star trek books are available, some still in print, and the following are what i consider the best resources publicly available. It contains over 5000 entries on alien races, planets and stars, weapons and tools and private jokes. A tribute to star trek is maintained by john patuto. Perhaps the best early examples of such books were star trek. The page lists star trek publications and releases in 2020, including all prose fiction, comic books, nonfiction, and foreign language books, video games, music, video, toys, board games, and other collectables and curiosities.
The first television series, called star trek and now known as the original series, debuted on september 8, 1966 and aired for three seasons on nbc. A visual reference to the very beginning on the next. List of star trek reference books wikipedia republished. For more details on inuniverse technical manuals, please see list of. A reference work is a collection of information compiled together usually by some linked theme so that it can easily be referenced. Nemesis 2002 that centers on jeanluc picard sir patrick stewart in the next chapter of his life. Now, the star trek encyclopedia has been thoroughly revised and redesigned for a new generation of fans. The motion picture, the entropy effect, the klingon gambit, and several more. It contains over 5,000 entries on alien races, planets and stars, weapons and tools and private jokes. The original series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. In that movie, the enterprise travels back in time to the first time humanity encountered alien life to stop the borg from. This addendum highlights the latest episodes of star trek. Star trek reference books have very low sell points and profit margins.
A reference guide to the future updated and expanded edition by debbie mirek, margaret clark, et al. The discovery, its crew, and the show itself jumped 930 years into the future. Chronology of written star trek fiction a timeline of trek books, novels, and novelizations for more information about star trek books, try the official site, the psi phi database, the complete starfleet library, the lcars book database or the star trek novel rankings. Since its initial publication twentyfive years ago, the star trek encyclopedia has been the goto source for everything related to the franchises canon. Sep 06, 2016 the star trek encyclopedia, michael and denise okuda. The best star trek books for the 50th anniversary book riot. Details about history of vessel enterprise star trek reference book. This is a list of reference books on the subjects of star trek.
The star trek encyclopedia, revised and expanded edition. Star trek is an american media franchise based on the science fiction television series created by gene roddenberry. Ive always enjoyed reading reference books for my favorite franchises and would like to build a reference library for trek as well. Best star trek reference book so far reference books. More recently some books have done away with paper all together and been published electronically. Ive already gotten the shipyards starfleetfederation 3 volume set and the latest edition of stellar cartography, but what are your recommendations for the best trek reference books. The enterprise war is an adventure you cant put down. The star trek cookbook, ethan phillips and william j. The original series 365 paula block, terry erdmann, dorothy d. The star trek encyclopedia, revised and expanded edition hardcover. Star trek the star fleet medical reference manual is a reference book showing various anatomies of species both humanoid and nonhumanoid from the 23rd century, as. Most popular star trek reference movies and tv shows.
The thousands of photos and hundreds of illustrations place the star trek universe at your. Click download or read online button to get star trek reference books book now. This is the ultimate reference book for all star trek fans. Official references unofficial references making ofs periodicals. With patrick stewart, alison pill, isa briones, michelle hurd. These resources have been used by our engineers to create the specifications and information on this website. While the discovery series has shied away from explaining in canon the inuniverse visual configuration differences of enterprise between the cage and the original series, an attempt was made to do so in the 2019 officially licensed inuniverse reference book star trek. The star trek star fleet technical manual is a fiction reference book by joseph schnaubelt franz, about the workings of starfleet, a military, exploratory, and diplomatic organization featured in. Insurrection the thousands of photos and hundreds of illustrations place the star trek universe at. We are not interested in external or camera eye prose. Not producing them is, to borrow from spock, logical. Numerous undeveloped novels and reference books were written based on various star trek series, but for myriad reasons were never produced, as was the case with several other undeveloped star trek projects. The best reference, of course, are the star trek episodes and films.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Packed with highly detailed information, including brief episode and film synopses, no other book has come close to offering the same wealth of insight into the star trek universe. Full of nifty, intricate and intimate details about the star trek universe, these star trek reference books and manuals are true literary treasures. They are generally intended to be used to look up information rather than read cover to cover. I feel myself when i am not others seems that could be a reference to the borg. The original book series by multiple authors includes books star trek. From audet ix to zytchin iii, this book covers it all. List of star trek reference books wikipedia open wikipedia design. Picard debuted today on cbs all access, bringing with it new easter eggs and references to star trek. Score a book s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Describing the book using the selection choices for fiction is difficult to use when its a fictional reference book. The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 total. History of vessel enterprise star trek reference book. Undeveloped novels and reference books memory alpha fandom.
So with the wealth of data and images collected and compiled by fans on the web, i decided to try put something together myself. A book is collection of words andor images printed on sheets of paper bound together along one edge with covers on the front and back. The star trek encyclopedia michael okuda, denise okuda. First contact day is also a reference to star trek. Most of the characters are deeply flawed including the humans, which goes vehemently against the idealistic and ultimately unrealistic roddenberry future utopia where humanity is completely without fault. Details about 1980s star trek uss enterprise officers manual reference book 123 pages. Newer, larger entries, more pictures, and now the encyclopedia is in full color. Leslie is accused of not being born in pawnee while she is trying to promote her new book about the city. Pike makes reference to faith as a necessary human response to difficult situations. This indepth reference book covers starfleet vessels including the u.
Most popular star trek reference movies and tv shows imdb. The next generation technical manual is the oldest reference book in my library. A newly revised, 2 book set is to be released on october 18, 2016 with about 300 pages of new and expanded entries, up to and including into darkness. A reference guide to the future first pocket books trade paperback by okuda, michael, okuda, denise, mirek, debbie, drexler, doug isbn. The starfleet survival guide, by david mack one of the best inside the box star trek reference books, this book is crammed with all sorts of. The nine book series was originally devised as twelve, divided into six duologies. Star trek reference works tend to either approaching their subject as if it were fact within star trek fictional world, or from the realworld perspective looking at the production of the star trek franchise.
This list may not reflect recent changes learn more. Feb, 2020 the book that rios is reading in the ep 3 of star trek picard the tragic sense of life has a line. The next generation in 1991 and an adaptation by jon mullich of gilbert and sullivans h. Some genuinely great recipes, many volunteered from the cast and crew. The next generation and other corners of the star trek universe.
An az encyclopedia covering subjects from andorians to zefram cochrane to. Theta fleet engineering has many technical manuals and guides that are available to read or download. The star trek encyclopedia by michael okuda, star trek. Star trek reference works tend to either approaching their subject as if it were fact. The official star trek website and gateway to the final frontier. History of vessel enterprise star trek reference book ebay. Types of reference books include dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, etc. Mar 19, 2020 did you catch all of the star trek references and easter eggs in the star trek. I have also provided links to the books at, but your local library can also get these for you. Exhaustive information on the characters, alien races, planets, weapons, medical equipment, etc. Star trek novel submission guidelines resources happy. Star trek reference books download ebook pdf, epub. Star fleet medical reference manual eileen palestine on.
For other years, see my schedules and guides index page, and for reading lists, product lists, and other lists by subject, see my lists site. What stands out among star trek merchandising are the informative and fascinating reference books that the longrunning franchise has spawned. The next generation technical manual by rick sternbach, the. Feb 07, 2017 dorking kindersley star trek compact reference book. This reference book, designed for star trek fans, brings together all three incarnations of the star trek phenomenon.
Books can contain any kind of information, literature, both fact and fiction and pictorial in the form of diagrams, artwork or comic strips. Reference work memory beta, noncanon star trek wiki. I might joke about being a nerdy trekkie, but truthfully, the star trek fan base is one of its greatest strengths. The final frontier i have an absurd quantity of star trek reference books, and while of course, i havent them all, i think that i can be so boldly to tell that this reference book is without a doubt the best and coolest reference book about star trek so far 2018. Written by susan sackett and with a preface by gene roddenberry, the book offers a detailed account from sacketts point of view as well as. The original series 365 is the definitive, authorized guide to star trek, gene roddenberrys groundbreaking television program that first aired from 1966 through 1969 and went on to become a cultural phenomenon. This is my favorite reference book, and i dont want to miss out on the opportunity to praise it in any possible way. Star trek is science fiction franchise covering several different mediums created by american screenwriter and producer gene roddenberry. Created by kirsten beyer, michael chabon, akiva goldsman. The motion picture, which chronicles the journey of star treks revival from a new television series as envisioned in 1975 to the feature films release four years later. Star fleet medical reference manual memory beta, non.502 563 324 443 111 935 227 1369 829 175 797 1433 60 1023 733 430 308 547 1202 460 1405 356 836 1013 886 167 1121 1044 183 1192 1370 929 281 1488 165 2 1400 256 1011 1400 831 1136 1129 128