The Best Sci-fi/Fantasy books
These are not my picks so much as an informal compilation of the ostensible "greatest hits" of literary history in the realm of speculative fiction.

Notes: Series are treated as single works.

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World
Anne McCaffrey - The Dragonriders of Pern
Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange
Anthony Burgess - The End of the World News
Arthur C. Clarke - 2001: A Space Odyssey
Arthur C. Clarke - Childhood's End
Arthur C. Clarke - Rendezvous with Rama
Brian W Aldiss - Non-Stop
C.S. Lewis - The Chronicles of Narnia
Daniel Keyes - Flowers for Algernon
Douglas Adams - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Edwin Abbott - Flatland
Frank Herbert - The Dosadi Effect
Frank Herbert - Dune
George Orwell - 1984
George Orwell - Animal Farm
Greg Bear - Darwin's Radio
H.G. Wells - First Men in the Moon
H.G. Wells - Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth
H.G. Wells - The Invisible Man
H.G. Wells - The Island of Doctor Moreau
H.G. Wells - Time Machine
H.G. Wells - The War of the Worlds
H.P. Lovecraft - At the Mountains of Madness
H.G. Wells - The Time Machine
H.G. Wells - The War of the Worlds
Isaac Asimov - Foundation
Isaac Asimov - The Gods Themselves
J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
John Brunner - Stand On Zanzibar or The Shockwave Rider
Jules Verne - A Journey to the Center of the Earth
Jules Verne - Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Kurt Vonnegut - Cat's Cradle
Kurt Vonnegut - Sirens of Titan
Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse-Five
L. Frank Baum - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Larry Niven - Ringworld
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll - Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There
Madeleine L'Engle - A Wrinkle in Time
Margaret Atwood - The Blind Assassin
Margaret Atwood - The Handmaid's Tale
Mark Danielewski - House of Leaves
Mary Shelley - Frankenstein
Michael Crichton - Jurassic Park
Neal Stephenson - Snow Crash
Neil Gaiman - American Gods
Orson Scott Card - Ender's Game
Philip K. Dick - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Philip K. Dick - The Man in the High Castle
Philip K. Dick - A Scanner Darkly
Philip K. Dick - Ubik
Philip K. Dick - Valis
Philip Pullman - His Dark Materials
Phillip Jose Farmer - Riverworld
Phillip Jose Farmer - To Your Scattered Bodies Go
Poul Anderson - The High Crusade
Ray Bradbury - Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury - The Martian Chronicles
Richard Matheson - I Am Legend
Robert Heinlein - The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress
Robert Heinlein - Starship Troopers
Robert Heinlein - Stranger in a Strange Land
Robert Louis Stevenson - The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Roger Zelazny - Lord of Light
Salman Rushdie - Satanic Verses
Stansilaw Lem - Solaris
Thomas Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
Ursula K. LeGuin - The Left Hand of Darkness
Walter Miller - A Canticle for Leibowitz
William Burroughs - Naked Lunch
William Gibson - Neuromancer




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