Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels

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Title▲ Author/Editor Year
 
1 334 Thomas M. Disch 1972
2 Alas, Babylon Pat Frank 1959
3 The Alteration Kingsley Amis 1976
4 The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica John Calvin Batchelor 1983
5 The Book of the New Sun Gene Wolfe 1980-87
6 Bring the Jubilee Ward Moore 1953
7 Bug Jack Barron Norman Spinrad 1969
8 Camp Concentration Thomas M. Disch 1968
9 A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1959
10 A Case of Conscience James Blish 1958
11 Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1963
12 The Centauri Device M. John Harrison 1974
13 Childhood's End Arthur C. Clarke 1953
14 The City and the Stars Arthur C. Clarke 1956
15 A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess 1962
16 Crash J. G. Ballard 1973
17 The Crystal World J. G. Ballard 1966
18 The Dancers at the End of Time Michael Moorcock 1972-76
19 The Day of the Triffids John Wyndham 1951
20 The Death of Grass John Christopher 1956
21 The Demolished Man Alfred Bester 1952
22 The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin 1974
23 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick 1968
24 The Door into Summer Robert A. Heinlein 1957
25 Downward to the Earth Robert Silverberg 1969
26 Dr. Bloodmoney or How We Got Along After the Bomb Philip K. Dick 1965
27 The Dream Master Roger Zelazny 1966
28 The Dreaming Dragons Damien Broderick 1980
29 The Drowned World J. G. Ballard 1962
30 Dune Frank Herbert 1965
31 Earth Abides George R. Stewart 1949
32 The Embedding Ian Watson 1973
33 The End of Eternity Isaac Asimov 1955
34 Engine Summer John Crowley 1979
35 Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury 1953
36 The Female Man Joanna Russ 1975
37 The Fifth Head of Cerberus Gene Wolfe 1972
38 The Final Programme Michael Moorcock 1968
39 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes 1966
40 Galaxies Barry N. Malzberg 1975
41 Greybeard Brian W. Aldiss 1964
42 Have Space Suit-Will Travel Robert A. Heinlein 1958
43 Heroes and Villains Angela Carter 1969
44 High-Rise J. G. Ballard 1975
45 Hothouse Brian W. Aldiss 1962
46 The Inheritors William Golding 1955
47 Inverted World Christopher Priest 1974
48 Journey Beyond Tomorrow Robert Sheckley 1963
49 Juniper Time Kate Wilhelm 1979
50 The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin 1969
51 Limbo Bernard Wolfe 1952
52 The Long Tomorrow Leigh Brackett 1955
53 Looking Backward, From the Year 2000 Mack Reynolds 1973
54 Make Room! Make Room! Harry Harrison 1966
55 The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick 1962
56 Man Plus Frederik Pohl 1976
57 The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950
58 Martian Time-Slip Philip K. Dick 1964
59 Michaelmas Algis Budrys 1977
60 The Midwich Cuckoos John Wyndham 1957
61 Miracle Visitors Ian Watson 1978
62 A Mirror for Observers Edgar Pangborn 1954
63 Mission of Gravity Hal Clement 1954
64 More Than Human Theodore Sturgeon 1953
65 Neuromancer William Gibson 1984
66 Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell 1949
67 No Enemy But Time Michael Bishop 1982
68 Non-Stop Brian W. Aldiss 1958
69 Norstrilia Cordwainer Smith 1975
70 Nova Samuel R. Delany 1968
71 Nova Express William S. Burroughs 1964
72 Oath of Fealty Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle 1981
73 On Wings of Song Thomas M. Disch 1979
74 The Ophiuchi Hotline John Varley 1977
75 Orbitsville Bob Shaw 1975
76 The Palace of Eternity Bob Shaw 1969
77 The Paradox Men Charles L. Harness 1953
78 Pavane Keith Roberts 1968
79 The Puppet Masters Robert A. Heinlein 1951
80 Riddley Walker Russell Hoban 1980
81 Ring Around the Sun Clifford D. Simak 1953
82 Roderick John Sladek 1980
83 Roderick at Random John Sladek 1983
84 Rogue Moon Algis Budrys 1960
85 The Sirens of Titan Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1959
86 The Space Merchants Frederik Pohl, C. M. Kornbluth 1953
87 Stand on Zanzibar John Brunner 1968
88 The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester 1956
89 Tau Zero Poul Anderson 1970
90 The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch Philip K. Dick 1965
91 Time Out of Joint Philip K. Dick 1959
92 Timescape Gregory Benford 1980
93 The Unreasoning Mask Philip José Farmer 1980
94 Venus Plus X Theodore Sturgeon 1960
95 Walk to the End of the World Suzy McKee Charnas 1974
96 The Walking Shadow Brian Stableford 1979
97 The Wanderer Fritz Leiber 1964
98 Way Station Clifford D. Simak 1963
99 Wild Seed Octavia E. Butler 1980
100 Woman on the Edge of Time Marge Piercy 1976
101 The Year of the Quiet Sun Wilson Tucker 1970