Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels

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Title▲ Author/Editor Year
 
1 2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke 1968
2 A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1959
3 The Caves of Steel Isaac Asimov 1954
4 Childhood's End Arthur C. Clarke 1953
5 City Clifford D. Simak 1952
6 The City and the Stars Arthur C. Clarke 1956
7 Davy Edgar Pangborn 1964
8 The Demolished Man Alfred Bester 1952
9 Dhalgren Samuel R. Delany 1975
10 The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin 1974
11 The Door into Summer Robert A. Heinlein 1957
12 Double Star Robert A. Heinlein 1956
13 Downbelow Station C. J. Cherryh 1981
14 Dune Frank Herbert 1965
15 Dying Inside Robert Silverberg 1972
16 Earth Abides George R. Stewart 1949
17 Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury 1953
18 The Forever War Joe Haldeman 1975
19 The Foundation Trilogy Isaac Asimov 1951-53
20 Gateway Frederik Pohl 1977
21 Last and First Men Olaf Stapledon 1930
22 The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin 1969
23 Lord of Light Roger Zelazny 1967
24 The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick 1962
25 The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950
26 Mission of Gravity Hal Clement 1954
27 The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein 1966
28 More Than Human Theodore Sturgeon 1953
29 The Mote in God's Eye Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle 1974
30 Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell 1949
31 Norstrilia Cordwainer Smith 1975
32 Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke 1973
33 Ringworld Larry Niven 1970
34 Stand on Zanzibar John Brunner 1968
35 The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester 1956
36 Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein 1959
37 Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein 1961
38 Time Enough for Love Robert A. Heinlein 1973
39 The Time Machine H. G. Wells 1895
40 Timescape Gregory Benford 1980
41 To Your Scattered Bodies Go Philip José Farmer 1971
42 Ubik Philip K. Dick 1969
43 The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells 1898
44 Way Station Clifford D. Simak 1963
45 The Witches of Karres James H. Schmitz 1966