The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House

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Title▲ Author/Editor Year
 
1 Altered Carbon Richard K. Morgan 2002
2 Amatka Karin Tidbeck 2017
3 Ammonite Nicola Griffith 1993
4 The Best of All Possible Worlds Karen Lord 2013
5 The Big Book of Science Fiction Jeff VanderMeer, Ann VanderMeer 2016
6 The Blazing World Margaret Cavendish 1666
7 Brave New World Aldous Huxley 1932
8 A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1959
9 The Children of Men P. D. James 1992
10 The City & The City China MiƩville 2009
11 City of Golden Shadow Tad Williams 1996
12 Darwin's Radio Greg Bear 1999
13 Dhalgren Samuel R. Delany 1975
14 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick 1968
15 Doomsday Book Connie Willis 1992
16 Downbelow Station C. J. Cherryh 1981
17 Dragonflight Anne McCaffrey 1968
18 Dune Frank Herbert 1965
19 Dust Elizabeth Bear 2007
20 The Female Man Joanna Russ 1975
21 The Fold Peter Clines 2015
22 Frankenstein Mary Shelley 1818
23 The Gap Into Conflict: The Real Story Stephen R. Donaldson 1990
24 The Gone World Tom Sweterlitsch 2018
25 The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood 1985
26 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams 1979
27 How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe Charles Yu 2010
28 Hyperion Dan Simmons 1989
29 Illuminae Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff 2015
30 Jurassic Park Michael Crichton 1990
31 The Last Policeman Ben H. Winters 2012
32 The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin 1969
33 Legend Marie Lu 2011
34 The Martian Andy Weir 2012
35 Neuromancer William Gibson 1984
36 Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell 1949
37 Oryx and Crake Margaret Atwood 2003
38 Pandora's Star Peter F. Hamilton 2004
39 Planetfall Emma Newman 2015
40 The Plot Against America Philip Roth 2004
41 Red Rising Pierce Brown 2014
42 Ringworld Larry Niven 1970
43 Shikasta Doris Lessing 1979
44 Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1969
45 Sleeping Giants Sylvain Neuvel 2016
46 Snow Crash Neal Stephenson 1992
47 The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell 1996
48 The Stand Stephen King 1978
49 Station Eleven Emily St. John Mandel 2014
50 Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang 2002
51 Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein 1961
52 Survival Julie E. Czerneda 2004
53 Trading in Danger Elizabeth Moon 2003
54 Valor's Choice Tanya Huff 2000
55 Veniss Underground Jeff VanderMeer 2003
56 Viriconium M. John Harrison 1988
57 The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells 1898
58 Watchers Dean Koontz 1987
59 Woman on the Edge of Time Marge Piercy 1976
60 World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War Max Brooks 2006