Further Reading

The Making of Kubrick's 2001 (1970) edited by Jerome B. Agel was produced with the assistance of Kubrick, Clarke and other behind-the-scenes personnel from the film, and contains a range of articles, reviews, interviews, photographs and letters written to Kubrick in response to the film.

The Lost Worlds of 2001 (1972) chronicles the various versions of and intriguing 'leftovers' from the book, with insights into the collaborative process of Clarke and Kubrick.

For an accessible insight into the problems inherent in producing artificial intelligence, John L. Casti's 'work of scientific speculation' The Cambridge Quintet (1998) presents the intriguing fiction of a 1949 meeting between four of the greatest minds of their generation at a dinner party hosted by C.P. Snow in his rooms at Christ's College Cambridge. There Alan Turing, Ludwig Wittgenstein, J.B.S. Haldane and Erwin Shrödinger explore the fundamental nature of mind and machine, and pose the key questions that have surrounded artificial intelligence since.

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