Hugo finalist - novel

Titles in bold are on the Classics of Science Fiction v5 list.

Title↥ Author/Editor Year Citations
2010 Arthur C. Clarke 1982
Hugo finalist - novel
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2312 Kim Stanley Robinson 2012
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
Accelerando Charles Stross 2005
Hugo finalist - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
2012Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2012Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
The Aeronaut's Windlass Jim Butcher 2015
Hugo finalist - novel
The Algebraist Iain M. Banks 2004
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
All the Birds in the Sky Charlie Jane Anders 2016
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
2019100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
All the Weyrs of Pern Anne McCaffrey 1991
Hugo finalist - novel
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
Anathem Neal Stephenson 2008
Hugo finalist - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
2011NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2020Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Ancillary Mercy Ann Leckie 2015
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
Ancillary Sword Ann Leckie 2014
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
Babel-17 Samuel R. Delany 1966
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1975Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
201675 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016SF Masterworks
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Beggars & Choosers Nancy Kress 1994
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2001200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
Beggars in Spain Nancy Kress 1991
Hugo finalist - novel
2020Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Beyond the Blue Event Horizon Frederik Pohl 1980
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
Black Genesis L. Ron Hubbard 1986
Hugo finalist - novel
Blackout Seanan McGuire 2012
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
Blind Lake Robert Charles Wilson 2003
Hugo finalist - novel
Blind Voices Tom Reamy 1978
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
1984The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
Blindsight Peter Watts 2006
Hugo finalist - novel
2012Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2012Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2020Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Blood Music Greg Bear 1985
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
201675 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016SF Masterworks
The Boat of a Million Years Poul Anderson 1989
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
1996The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
Bone Dance Emma Bull 1991
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2001200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
Bones of the Earth Michael Swanwick 2002
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
Boneshaker Cherie Priest 2009
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
2012Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2016Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The Book of Skulls Robert Silverberg 1971
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2016SF Masterworks
Brain Twister Randall GarrettLaurence M. Janifer 1962
Hugo finalist - novel
Brasyl Ian McDonald 2007
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
Brightness Reef David Brin 1995
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
Brittle Innings Michael Bishop 1994
Hugo finalist - novel
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2012Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
Bug Jack Barron Norman Spinrad 1969
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1976Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1985Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
201675 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
The Butterfly Kid Chester Anderson 1967
Hugo finalist - novel
201675 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
Calculating God Robert J. Sawyer 2000
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance Lois McMaster Bujold 2012
Hugo finalist - novel
Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1963
Hugo finalist - novel
1974Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1985Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1994The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1999The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016SF Masterworks
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020Library of America Science Fiction
Children of Dune Frank Herbert 1976
Hugo finalist - novel
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Children of God Mary Doria Russell 1998
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
China Mountain Zhang Maureen F. McHugh 1992
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
Otherwise Award
2001200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2012Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2012Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2014Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016SF Masterworks
2016Book Riot 100 Must-Read Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels by Female Authors
2016Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
A Choice of Gods Clifford D. Simak 1972
Hugo finalist - novel
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
The Chronoliths Robert Charles Wilson 2001
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2019100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Chthon Piers Anthony 1967
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
1974Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
The City in the Middle of the Night Charlie Jane Anders 2019
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
City on Fire Walter Jon Williams 1997
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
A Civil Campaign Lois McMaster Bujold 1999
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2001200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
The Claw of the Conciliator Gene Wolfe 1981
Hugo finalist - novel
A Closed and Common Orbit Becky Chambers 2016
Hugo finalist - novel
The Collapsing Empire John Scalzi 2017
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
The Computer Connection Alfred Bester 1975
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
Cosmonaut Keep Ken MacLeod 2000
Hugo finalist - novel
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
Count Zero William Gibson 1986
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Courtship Rite Donald Kingsbury 1982
Hugo finalist - novel
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
Cryoburn Lois McMaster Bujold 2010
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
Cryptonomicon Neal Stephenson 1999
Hugo finalist - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2012AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Cuckoo's Egg C. J. Cherryh 1985
Hugo finalist - novel
2001200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
The Curse of Chalion Lois McMaster Bujold 2001
Hugo finalist - novel
The Dark Between the Stars Kevin J. Anderson 2014
Hugo finalist - novel
Dark Universe Daniel F. Galouye 1961
Hugo finalist - novel
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
Darwin's Radio Greg Bear 1999
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
20091000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2019The Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Penguin Random House
2019100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Darwinia Robert Charles Wilson 1998
Hugo finalist - novel
Davy Edgar Pangborn 1964
Hugo finalist - novel
1975Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1987Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
Day of the Minotaur Thomas Burnett Swann 1966
Hugo finalist - novel
Death's End Cixin Liu 2016
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
2019100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
Deathworld Harry Harrison 1960
Hugo finalist - novel
1976The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
The Dervish House Ian McDonald 2010
British Science Fiction Association Awards
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
2012Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2020Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Distraction Bruce Sterling 1998
Arthur C. Clarke Awards
Hugo finalist - novel
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
Doorways in the Sand Roger Zelazny 1976
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
1999The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
Dragonquest Anne McCaffrey 1971
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Dying Inside Robert Silverberg 1972
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
1975Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1976The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1977"A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1987Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1998Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2003The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
201675 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016SF Masterworks
Dying of the Light George R. R. Martin 1977
Hugo finalist - novel
2016SF Masterworks
Earth David Brin 1990
Hugo finalist - novel
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2011Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
Eifelheim Michael F. Flynn 1986
Hugo finalist - novel
The Einstein Intersection Samuel R. Delany 1967
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1976Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977"A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2002Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
20091000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
201675 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
Embassytown China Miéville 2011
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2011Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2012Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
Emergence David R. Palmer 1984
Hugo finalist - novel
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
The End of Eternity Isaac Asimov 1955
Hugo finalist - novel
1984The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
2002Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2011Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2012Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
The Enemy Stars Poul Anderson 1958
Hugo finalist - novel
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
Factoring Humanity Robert J. Sawyer 1998
Hugo finalist - novel
The Faded Sun: Kesrith C. J. Cherryh 1978
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons 1990
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
British Science Fiction Association Awards
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
1999The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2011Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016SF Masterworks
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
A Fall of Moondust Arthur C. Clarke 1961
Hugo finalist - novel
2016SF Masterworks
Falling Free Lois McMaster Bujold 1988
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula winner - novel
2001200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2012AbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books
2016Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
A Feast of Crows George R. R. Martin 2005
Hugo finalist - novel
Feed Seanan McGuire 2010
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
A Fire in the Sun George Alec Effinger 1989
Hugo finalist - novel
Fire Time Poul Anderson 1974
Hugo finalist - novel
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said Philip K. Dick 1974
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2002Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
201675 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016SF Masterworks
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes 1966
Nebula winner - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1974Modern Science Fiction edited by Norman Spinrad
1975Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977"A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1984The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1994The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1998Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1999The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2002Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
2003The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
20091000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2011Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
2011NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
2011Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2012Locus Poll Best 20th Century Science Fiction Novels
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction 100
2016Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2016SF Masterworks
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016How Great Science Fiction Works by Gary K. Wolfe
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - Reedsydiscovery
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
2020Top 100 Sci Fi Books - Movie Death Cult
2020Library of America Science Fiction
Footfall Larry NivenJerry Pournelle 1985
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
The Forbidden Tower Marion Zimmer Bradley 1977
Hugo finalist - novel
The Forge of God Greg Bear 1987
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
Frameshift Robert J. Sawyer 1997
Hugo finalist - novel
Friday Robert A. Heinlein 1982
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
The Genetic General Gordon R. Dickson 1960
Hugo finalist - novel
Gideon the Ninth Tamsyn Muir 2019
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
Glasshouse Charles Stross 2006
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
Glory Road Robert A. Heinlein 1963
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
Glory Season David Brin 1993
Hugo finalist - novel
The Goblin Emperor Sarah Monette 2014
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2016Worlds Without End: Award Winning Books by Women Authors
The Goblin Reservation Clifford D. Simak 1968
Hugo finalist - novel
Grass Sheri S. Tepper 1989
Hugo finalist - novel
2001200 Significant Science Fiction Books by Women, 1984-2001 by David G. Hartwell
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2012Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
2014Mistressworks by Ian Sales
2016Goodreads Science Fiction Books by Female Authors
2016SF Masterworks
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Amazon: 100 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
Halting State Charles Stross 2007
Hugo finalist - novel
Harpist in the Wind Patricia A. McKillip 1979
Hugo finalist - novel
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J. K. Rowling 1999
Hugo finalist - novel
Have Space Suit-Will Travel Robert A. Heinlein 1958
Hugo finalist - novel
1985Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1994The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1998Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The High Crusade Poul Anderson 1960
Hugo finalist - novel
1976The World of Science Fiction by Lester Del Rey
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Golden Age Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1934-1963 by Josh Glenn
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2020Library of America Science Fiction
His Majesty's Dragon Naomi Novik 2006
Hugo finalist - novel
Holy Fire Bruce Sterling 1996
Hugo finalist - novel
2012Science Fiction the 101 Best Novels 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick and Paul Di Filippo
Humans Robert J. Sawyer 2003
Hugo finalist - novel
Ilium Dan Simmons 2003
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
2012Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
Immortality, Inc. Robert Sheckley 1959
Hugo finalist - novel
Inferno Larry NivenJerry Pournelle 1976
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
The Integral Trees Larry Niven 1984
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
Inverted World Christopher Priest 1974
Hugo finalist - novel
British Science Fiction Association Awards
1984The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
1985Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
2011Forbidden Planet: The 50 Books You MUST Read
2016SF Masterworks
201675 Best New Wave Sci-Fi (1964-1983) Novels by Josh Glenn
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
Iron Council China Miéville 2004
Arthur C. Clarke Awards
Hugo finalist - novel
Iron Sunrise Charles Stross 2004
Hugo finalist - novel
Islands in the Net Bruce Sterling 1988
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
Hugo finalist - novel
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
2005ISFDB Top 100 Books (Balanced List)
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
Jack Faust Michael Swanwick 1997
Hugo finalist - novel
Jack of Shadows Roger Zelazny 1971
Hugo finalist - novel
Jem Frederik Pohl 1979
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016SF Masterworks
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
Job: A Comedy of Justice Robert A. Heinlein 1984
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America Robert Charles Wilson 2009
Hugo finalist - novel
Kiln People David Brin 2002
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
The Last Colony John Scalzi 2007
Hugo finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The Lathe of Heaven Ursula K. Le Guin 1971
Nebula finalist - novel
Hugo finalist - novel
1996North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2009Mindblowing SF by Women and People of Color (Tor.com)
2016Sci Femme: The Reading List edited by Shannon Turlington
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1996North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
1998Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
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Nova Samuel R. Delany 1968
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1996The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
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John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
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The Pride of Chanur C. J. Cherryh 1982
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Queen of Angels Greg Bear 1990
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1994The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
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1996North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
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Remake Connie Willis 1994
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Remnant Population Elizabeth Moon 1996
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Rite of Passage Alexei Panshin 1968
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1975Locus Poll Best All-Time Science Fiction Novels
1976Anatomy of Wonder: Science Fiction, 1st Edition by Neil Barron
1977"A Basic Science-Fiction Library" from The Road to Science Fiction by James Gunn
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
1996The Best 105 Books Since the Invention of the Field in the Twenties - Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell
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1984The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
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1994The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction by David Pringle
1996North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
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1984The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
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1996North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy edited by Arthur B. Evans
2002Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests by Diana Tixier Herald and Bonnie Kunzel
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1984The Science Fiction Source Book edited by David Wingrove
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Hugo finalist - novel
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 200
2016Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - novel
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Ranker: The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
2019Worlds Without End: Most Read Books of All-Time
The Year of the Quiet Sun Wilson Tucker 1970
Hugo finalist - novel
Nebula finalist - novel
1985Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels by David Pringle
1987Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 3rd Edition by Neil Barron
2016Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction: A Basic Science Fiction Library
2016Easton Press Masterpieces of Science Fiction
The Years of Rice and Salt Kim Stanley Robinson 2002
Hugo finalist - novel
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
2003The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction edited by Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
2004Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, 5th Edition by Neil Barron
20091000 novels everyone must read (science fiction section)
2012Locus Poll Best 21st Century Science Fiction Novels
2016Goodreads Best Science Fiction of the 21st Century
Zoe's Tale John Scalzi 2008
Hugo finalist - novel
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