The Classics of Science Fiction v5

Title Author/Editor Year Citations↧
The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin 1969
47
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo winner - novel
Otherwise Award
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2004 Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy by Cynthia Ward
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2014 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: The 23 Best Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Dune Frank Herbert 1965
43
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo winner - novel
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2018 The Great American Read - PBS
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin 1974
40
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo winner - novel
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2014 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: The 23 Best Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1959
39
Hugo winner - novel
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 SF Masterworks
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell 1949
38
1952 Astounding Magazine, the Twenty-Eight All-Time Best SF Books
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2018 The Great American Read - PBS
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950
35
1952 Astounding Magazine, the Twenty-Eight All-Time Best SF Books
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Childhood's End Arthur C. Clarke 1953
34
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 SF Masterworks
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
The Foundation Trilogy Isaac Asimov 1951-53
33
1952 Astounding Magazine, the Twenty-Eight All-Time Best SF Books
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Ringworld Larry Niven 1970
33
Hugo winner - novel
Nebula winner - novel
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes 1966
32
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Frankenstein Mary Shelley 1818
32
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2014 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: The 23 Best Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2018 The Great American Read - PBS
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood 1985
32
Nebula finalist - novel
Arthur C. Clarke Awards
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2001 200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy by Cynthia Ward
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2009 Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2014 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: The 23 Best Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2018 The Great American Read - PBS
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick 1962
32
Hugo winner - novel
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein 1961
32
Hugo winner - novel
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Brave New World Aldous Huxley 1932
31
1949 The Seventeen Basic SF Titles - Arkham Sampler
1952 Astounding Magazine, the Twenty-Eight All-Time Best SF Books
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 Radium Age Sci-Fi: 100 Best Novels of 1904-1933 by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
The Demolished Man Alfred Bester 1952
31
Hugo winner - novel
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester 1956
31
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury 1953
30
Hugo winner - novel
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
The Forever War Joe Haldeman 1975
30
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo winner - novel
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke 1973
30
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Hugo winner - novel
Nebula winner - novel
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells 1898
30
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 50 Best Scientific Romances (1864-1903) by Josh Glenn
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Doomsday Book Connie Willis 1992
29
Nebula winner - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo winner - novel
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2001 200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Neuromancer William Gibson 1984
29
Philip K. Dick Award
Hugo winner - novel
Nebula winner - novel
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
The Time Machine H. G. Wells 1895
29
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 50 Best Scientific Romances (1864-1903) by Josh Glenn
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein 1966
28
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo winner - novel
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 SF Masterworks
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Stand on Zanzibar John Brunner 1968
28
Nebula finalist - novel
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Hugo winner - novel
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The Female Man Joanna Russ 1975
27
Otherwise Award
Nebula finalist - novel
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2004 Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy by Cynthia Ward
2009 Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2014 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: The 23 Best Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Lord of Light Roger Zelazny 1967
27
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo winner - novel
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 SF Masterworks
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
More Than Human Theodore Sturgeon 1953
27
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick 1968
26
Nebula finalist - novel
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Ender's Game Orson Scott Card 1985
26
Hugo winner - novel
Nebula winner - novel
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Gateway Frederik Pohl 1977
26
Nebula winner - novel
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo winner - novel
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams 1979
26
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2018 The Great American Read - PBS
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Hyperion Dan Simmons 1989
26
Hugo winner - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein 1959
26
Hugo winner - novel
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Earth Abides George R. Stewart 1949
24
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Solaris Stanislaw Lem 1970
24
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
The Book of the New Sun Gene Wolfe 1980-87
23
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Nebula winner - novel
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess 1962
23
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell 1996
23
Otherwise Award
Arthur C. Clarke Awards
British Science Fiction Association Awards
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Way Station Clifford D. Simak 1963
23
Hugo winner - novel
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Last and First Men Olaf Stapledon 1930
22
1949 The Seventeen Basic SF Titles - Arkham Sampler
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Radium Age Sci-Fi: 100 Best Novels of 1904-1933 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Red Mars Kim Stanley Robinson 1992
22
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula winner - novel
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1969
22
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
City Clifford D. Simak 1952
21
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
A Fire Upon the Deep Vernor Vinge 1992
21
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo winner - novel
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Mission of Gravity Hal Clement 1954
21
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
The Sirens of Titan Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1959
21
Hugo finalist - novel
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2018 The Great American Read - PBS
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
A Case of Conscience James Blish 1958
20
Hugo winner - novel
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1963
20
Hugo finalist - novel
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 SF Masterworks
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
The City and the Stars Arthur C. Clarke 1956
20
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
The Day of the Triffids John Wyndham 1951
20
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
I, Robot Isaac Asimov 1950
20
1952 Astounding Magazine, the Twenty-Eight All-Time Best SF Books
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Snow Crash Neal Stephenson 1992
20
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
The Space Merchants Frederik Pohl, C. M. Kornbluth 1953
20
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
To Your Scattered Bodies Go Philip José Farmer 1971
20
Hugo winner - novel
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Ubik Philip K. Dick 1969
20
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Dhalgren Samuel R. Delany 1975
19
Nebula finalist - novel
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
The Gods Themselves Isaac Asimov 1972
19
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo winner - novel
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs 1917
19
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2016 Radium Age Sci-Fi: 100 Best Novels of 1904-1933 by Josh Glenn
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
Timescape Gregory Benford 1980
19
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Nebula winner - novel
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 SF Masterworks
A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle 1962
19
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2014 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: The 23 Best Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
The Diamond Age Neal Stephenson 1995
18
Hugo winner - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Nebula finalist - novel
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Dying Inside Robert Silverberg 1972
18
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 SF Masterworks
The Mote in God's Eye Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle 1974
18
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Star Maker Olaf Stapledon 1937
18
1949 The Seventeen Basic SF Titles - Arkham Sampler
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
Startide Rising David Brin 1983
18
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo winner - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke 1968
17
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The Caves of Steel Isaac Asimov 1954
17
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Cyteen C. J. Cherryh 1988
17
Hugo winner - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2001 200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2009 Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
Babel-17 Samuel R. Delany 1966
16
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1975 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 SF Masterworks
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Downbelow Station C. J. Cherryh 1981
16
Hugo winner - novel
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2014 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: The 23 Best Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins 2008
16
2012 Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2014 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: The 23 Best Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2018 The Great American Read - PBS
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Speaker for the Dead Orson Scott Card 1986
16
Hugo winner - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Nebula winner - novel
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne 1872
16
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 50 Best Scientific Romances (1864-1903) by Josh Glenn
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The Windup Girl Paolo Bacigalupi 2009
16
Hugo winner - novel
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Nebula winner - novel
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2012 Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
China Mountain Zhang Maureen F. McHugh 1992
15
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
Otherwise Award
2001 200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
Dragonflight Anne McCaffrey 1968
15
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Roadside Picnic Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky 1972
15
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Slan A. E. van Vogt 1946
15
Hugo winner - novel
1949 The Seventeen Basic SF Titles - Arkham Sampler
1952 Astounding Magazine, the Twenty-Eight All-Time Best SF Books
1956 Astounding Magazine, The Twenty-Six All-Time Best SF Books
1966 Analog All-Time Favorite Science Fiction Poll
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
The Snow Queen Joan D. Vinge 1980
15
Hugo winner - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
We Yevgeny Zamyatin 1924
15
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2016 Radium Age Sci-Fi: 100 Best Novels of 1904-1933 by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
Ammonite Nicola Griffith 1993
14
Otherwise Award
2001 200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy by Cynthia Ward
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Barrayar Lois McMaster Bujold 1991
14
Hugo winner - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Blood Music Greg Bear 1985
14
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 SF Masterworks
A Deepness in the Sky Vernor Vinge 1999
14
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo winner - novel
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Double Star Robert A. Heinlein 1956
14
Hugo winner - novel
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1998 Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 SF Masterworks
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Library of America Science Fiction
The Drowned World J. G. Ballard 1962
14
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons 1990
14
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
I Am Legend Richard Matheson 1954
14
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
The Lathe of Heaven Ursula K. Le Guin 1971
14
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2009 Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The Road Cormac McCarthy 2006
14
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2012 Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Best-Sci-Fi-Books: 31 Best Literary Science Fiction Books
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Tau Zero Poul Anderson 1970
14
Hugo finalist - novel
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1979 A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction by Baird Searles, et al.
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
Altered Carbon Richard K. Morgan 2002
13
Philip K. Dick Award
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2012 Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Ancillary Justice Ann Leckie 2013
13
Arthur C. Clarke Awards
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo winner - novel
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Grass Sheri S. Tepper 1989
13
Hugo finalist - novel
2001 200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
The Island of Doctor Moreau H. G. Wells 1896
13
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 50 Best Scientific Romances (1864-1903) by Josh Glenn
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Journey to the Center of the Earth Jules Verne 1864
13
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 50 Best Scientific Romances (1864-1903) by Josh Glenn
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Out of the Silent Planet C. S. Lewis 1938
13
1974 Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
The Player of Games Iain M. Banks 1988
13
1999 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003 The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012 Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016 Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang Kate Wilhelm 1976
13
Hugo winner - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016 SF Masterworks
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
Consider Phlebas Iain M. Banks 1987
12
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2009 1000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011 NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011 Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012 AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016 Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016 Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2019 Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020 Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
The Crystal World J. G. Ballard 1966
12
1976 The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1985 Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994 The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2016 75 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
A Door into Ocean Joan Slonczewski 1986
12
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
1996 North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2001 200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2003 The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2004 Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy by Cynthia Ward
2012 Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
Dreamsnake Vonda N. McIntyre 1978
12
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo winner - novel
1984 The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1996 The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2004 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2004 Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy by Cynthia Ward
2005 ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2014 Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016 Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016 Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016 Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
The Einstein Intersection Samuel R. Delany 1967
12
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1976 Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977 "A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1987 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2002 Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003