Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels (1998)

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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 Childhood's End Arthur C. Clarke 1953
4 City Clifford D. Simak 1952
5 The City and the Stars Arthur C. Clarke 1956
6 Cyteen C. J. Cherryh 1988
7 The Demolished Man Alfred Bester 1952
8 Dhalgren Samuel R. Delany 1975
9 The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin 1974
10 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick 1968
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 Ender's Game Orson Scott Card 1985
18 Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury 1953
19 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes 1966
20 The Forever War Joe Haldeman 1975
21 The Foundation Trilogy Isaac Asimov 1951-53
22 Frankenstein Mary Shelley 1818
23 Gateway Frederik Pohl 1977
24 The Gods Themselves Isaac Asimov 1972
25 Have Space Suit-Will Travel Robert A. Heinlein 1958
26 Hyperion Dan Simmons 1989
27 Last and First Men Olaf Stapledon 1930
28 The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin 1969
29 Lord of Light Roger Zelazny 1967
30 The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick 1962
31 The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury 1950
32 Mission of Gravity Hal Clement 1954
33 The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein 1966
34 More Than Human Theodore Sturgeon 1953
35 The Mote in God's Eye Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle 1974
36 Neuromancer William Gibson 1984
37 Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell 1949
38 Norstrilia Cordwainer Smith 1975
39 Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke 1973
40 Ringworld Larry Niven 1970
41 Riverworld Series Philip José Farmer 1966-92
42 Stand on Zanzibar John Brunner 1968
43 Star Maker Olaf Stapledon 1937
44 The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester 1956
45 Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein 1959
46 Startide Rising David Brin 1983
47 Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein 1961
48 Time Enough for Love Robert A. Heinlein 1973
49 The Time Machine H. G. Wells 1895
50 Ubik Philip K. Dick 1969
51 The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells 1898
52 Way Station Clifford D. Simak 1963
53 The Witches of Karres James H. Schmitz 1966