10 Must-Read “First Contact” Novels

From SETI.com:

Sometimes I suspect science fiction writers are perhaps the best-suited to envision what contact with aliens will really be like. Here’s a list of personal favorite “first contact” novels, some well-known and some relatively obscure. Hope you like it. (Please note that titles are arranged in no particular order.)

Surprisingly, Sagan’s Contact is not on the list. I’m calling Shenanigans.
(via SF Signal, where John is also extremely displeased with the omission of Contact)

VD Is For Everybody

This infamously botched Public Service Announcement from 1969 confused an entire generation of children into thinking that they too can be attractive, successful, and happy, if only they could get their hands on VD… whatever it is… Sign me up! I want some too!