Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime

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Title▲ Author/Editor Year
 
1 2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke 1968
2 Altered Carbon Richard K. Morgan 2002
3 Among Others Jo Walton 2011
4 Ancillary Justice Ann Leckie 2013
5 Annihilation Jeff VanderMeer 2014
6 Blood Music Greg Bear 1985
7 Brave New World Aldous Huxley 1932
8 A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1959
9 Childhood's End Arthur C. Clarke 1953
10 Cloud Atlas David Mitchell 2004
11 Dhalgren Samuel R. Delany 1975
12 The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin 1974
13 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick 1968
14 Doomsday Book Connie Willis 1992
15 Dragonflight Anne McCaffrey 1968
16 Dune Frank Herbert 1965
17 Ender's Game Orson Scott Card 1985
18 Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury 1953
19 Foreigner C. J. Cherryh 1994
20 The Forever War Joe Haldeman 1975
21 Frankenstein Mary Shelley 1818
22 Grass Sheri S. Tepper 1989
23 The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood 1985
24 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams 1979
25 How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe Charles Yu 2010
26 The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins 2008
27 Hyperion Dan Simmons 1989
28 I Am Legend Richard Matheson 1954
29 I, Robot Isaac Asimov 1950
30 Kindred Octavia E. Butler 1979
31 The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin 1969
32 Lord Foul's Bane Stephen R. Donaldson 1977
33 The Martian Andy Weir 2012
34 The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950
35 Neuromancer William Gibson 1984
36 Nights at the Circus Angela Carter 1984
37 Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell 1949
38 Old Man's War John Scalzi 2005
39 Ready Player One Ernest Cline 2011
40 Red Mars Kim Stanley Robinson 1992
41 Red Rising Pierce Brown 2014
42 Ringworld Larry Niven 1970
43 The Road Cormac McCarthy 2006
44 Snow Crash Neal Stephenson 1992
45 Solaris Stanislaw Lem 1970
46 The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell 1996
47 The Speed of Dark Elizabeth Moon 2002
48 The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester 1956
49 Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein 1959
50 Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang 2002
51 Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein 1961
52 The Time Machine H. G. Wells 1895
53 The Time Traveler's Wife Audrey Niffenegger 2003
54 Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne 1872
55 Uglies Scott Westerfeld 2005
56 The Windup Girl Paolo Bacigalupi 2009
57 Wool Omnibus Hugh Howey 2012
58 World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War Max Brooks 2006
59 A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle 1962