# ISFDB Top 100 Novels - Critical List

## Given by The Internet Speculative Fiction Database (ISFDB)

100 Works 522,404 Books 10,891 Reviews 4.1

All novels which have been nominated for an award are scored based on the number of award wins and nominations. The results are then sorted. This is not an attempt to list the best works in the

show more genre, just those which won the most awards. Since the proliferation of genre-related awards is a fairly recent phenomenon, these lists tend to favor more recent works.The

**Critical List**puts extra emphasis on those awards which are decided by jury. It attempts to construct a list which might appeal to those who prefer "Literate SF". It also attempts to balance the age factor by more heavily weighing older works.

Note that this version of the list hasn't been updated since 2005.

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