Classics of Science Fiction

193 Works 1,110,344 Books 21,165 Reviews ½ 4.0
A cross-tabulated list compiled by James Wallace Harris and Anthony Bernardo.

These 193 works were Version 3 of the project, as it appeared in 2011.

Source: show more http://classics.jameswallaceharris.com/ByRank.php (now defunct) show less
WorkOrder Label
The Demolished Man (1952) by Alfred Bester
1
More Than Human (1953) by Theodore Sturgeon
2
Dune (1965) by Frank Herbert
3
The Foundation Trilogy (1951) by Isaac Asimov
4
A Canticle for Leibowitz (1955) by Walter M. Miller Jr.
5
Stand on Zanzibar (1968) by John Brunner
6
The Left Hand of Darkness (1969) by Ursula K. Le Guin
7
The Time Machine (1895) by H. G. Wells
8
The War of the Worlds (1897) by H. G. Wells
9
Childhood's End (1954) by Arthur C. Clarke
10
The Martian Chronicles (1950) by Ray Bradbury
11
The Space Merchants (1953) by Frederik Pohl
12
The Stars My Destination (1956) by Alfred Bester
13
Ringworld (1970) by Larry Niven
14
The Dispossessed (1974) by Ursula K. Le Guin
15
1984 (1949) by George Orwell
16
City (1952) by Clifford D. Simak
17
Mission of Gravity (1953) by Hal Clement
18
The Man in the High Castle (1962) by Philip K. Dick
19
Brave New World (1932) by Aldous Huxley
20
The City and the Stars (1956) by Arthur C. Clarke
21
Stranger in a Strange Land (1961) by Robert A. Heinlein
22
To Your Scattered Bodies Go (1971) by Philip José Farmer
23
Rendezvous With Rama (1973) by Arthur C. Clarke
24
The Forever War (1974) by Joe Haldeman
25
Gateway (1977) by Frederik Pohl
26
Last and First Men (1930) by Olaf Stapledon
27
The World of Null-A (1945) by A. E. Van Vogt
28
Fahrenheit 451 (1953) by Ray Bradbury
29
A Case of Conscience (1958) by James Blish
30
Hothouse (1962) by Brian W. Aldiss
31
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (1966) by Robert A. Heinlein
32
Flowers for Algernon (1966) by Daniel Keyes
33
Dying Inside (1972) by Robert Silverberg
34
Star Maker (1937) by Olaf Stapledon
35
Slan (1946) by A. E. Van Vogt
36
The Humanoids (1949) by Jack Williamson
37
A Clockwork Orange (1962) by Anthony Burgess
38
Way Station (1963) by Clifford D. Simak
39
Camp Concentration (1968) by Thomas M. Disch
40
Timescape (1980) by Gregory Benford
41
Frankenstein (1818) by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
42
Earth Abides (1949) by George R. Stewart
43
Lord of Light (1967) by Roger Zelazny
44
The Book of the New Sun (1980) by Gene Wolfe
45
A Princess of Mars (1912) by Edgar Rice Burroughs
46
We: A Novel (1921) by Yevgeny Zamyatin
47
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) by Philip K. Dick
48
Solaris (1961) by Stanisław Lem
49
Downbelow Station (1981) by C. J. Cherryh
50
Neuromancer (1984) by William Gibson
51
20,000 Leagues under the Sea (1870) by Jules Verne
52
The World Below (1929) by S. Fowler Wright
53
Out of the Silent Planet (1938) by C. S. Lewis
54
Lest Darkness Fall (1939) by L. Sprague de Camp
55
Adventures in Time and Space (1946) by Raymond J. Healy
56
I, Robot (1940) by Isaac Asimov
57
Starship Troopers (1959) by Robert A. Heinlein
58
The Sirens of Titan (1959) by Kurt Vonnegut
59
Ubik (1966) by Philip K. Dick
60
Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) by Kurt Vonnegut
61
The Gods Themselves (1972) by Isaac Asimov
62
Dhalgren (1975) by Samuel R. Delany
63
Deathbird Stories (1975) by Harlan Ellison
64
The Female Man (1975) by Joanna Russ
65
Helliconia Spring (1982) by Brian W. Aldiss
66
Startide Rising (1982) by David Brin
67
Hyperion (1989) by Dan Simmons
68
The Lost World (1912) by Arthur Conan Doyle
69
R.U.R. (1921) by Karel Čapek
70
The Complete Short Stories of H.G. Wells (1927) by H. G. Wells
71
The Day of the Triffids (1951) by John Wyndham
72
The Caves of Steel (1953) by Isaac Asimov
73
A Mirror for Observers (1954) by Edgar Pangborn
74
Cities in Flight (1970) by James Blish
75
Dangerous Visions: 33 Original Stories (1967) by Harlan Ellison
76
Rite of Passage (1968) by Alexei Panshin
77
Tau Zero (1970) by Poul Anderson
78
Beyond Apollo (1972) by Barry N. Malzberg
79
Norstrilia (1975) by Cordwainer Smith
80
Man Plus (1976) by Frederik Pohl
81
No Enemy But Time (1982) by Michael Bishop
82
Journey to the Centre of the Earth (1864) by Jules Verne
83
The Wonder (1911) by J. D. Beresford
84
Odd John (1935) by Olaf Stapledon
85
Sirius: A Fantasy of Love and Discord (1944) by Olaf Stapledon
86
Double Star (1956) by Robert A. Heinlein
87
Rogue Moon (1960) by Algis Budrys
88
Davy (1964) by Edgar Pangborn
89
Roadside Picnic (1972) by Arkady Strugatsky
90
The Best of Henry Kuttner (1975) by Henry Kuttner
91
The Persistence of Vision (1978) by John Varley
92
Blood Music (1985) by Greg Bear
93
Ender's Game (1985) by Orson Scott Card
94
Gulliver's Travels (1727) by Jonathan Swift
95
Looking Backward, From the Year 2000 (1973) by Mack Reynolds
96
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1889) by Mark Twain
97
A Voyage to Arcturus (1920) by David Lindsay
98
Gray Lensman (1951) by Edward E. Smith
99
Player Piano (1952) by Kurt Vonnegut
100
Of All Possible Worlds (1955) by William Tenn
101
The Midwich Cuckoos (1957) by John Wyndham
102
The Big Time (1958) by Fritz Leiber
103
The Crystal World (1966) by J. G. Ballard
104
Babel-17 (1966) by Samuel R. Delany
105
The Einstein Intersection (1967) by Samuel R. Delany
106
Pavane (1968) by Keith Roberts
107
Bug Jack Barron (1969) by Norman Spinrad
108
The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth and Other Stories (1971) by Roger Zelazny
109
334 (1967) by Thomas M. Disch
110
The Embedding (1973) by Ian Watson
111
Before the Golden Age: A Science Fiction Anthology of the 1930s (1974) by Isaac Asimov
112
Dorsai! (1959) by Gordon R. Dickson
113
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth (1976) by C. M. Kornbluth
114
The Science Fiction of Edgar Allan Poe (1976) by Edgar Allan Poe
115
Engine Summer (1979) by John Crowley
116
War with the Newts (1936) by Karel Čapek
117
That Hideous Strength (1945) by C. S. Lewis
118
Who Goes There? - novella (1938) by John W. Campbell Jr
119
The Illustrated Man (1946) by Ray Bradbury
120
On the Beach (1957) by Nevil Shute
121
The Lovers (1961) by Philip José Farmer
122
The Wanderer (1964) by Fritz Leiber
123
The Past Through Tomorrow (1967) by Robert A. Heinlein
124
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One: The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of All Time (1970) by Robert Silverberg
125
The Fifth Head of Cerberus (1972) by Gene Wolfe
126
The Wind's Twelve Quarters: Stories (1975) by Ursula K. Le Guin
127
The Best of C. L. Moore (1975) by C. L. Moore
128
A Martian Odyssey and Other Science Fiction Tales (1974) by Stanley G. Weinbaum
129
Dreamsnake (1978) by Vonda N. McIntyre
130
Riddley Walker (1980) by Russell Hoban
131
The Snow Queen (1980) by Joan D. Vinge
132
The Fall of Hyperion (1989) by Dan Simmons
133
Red Mars (1992) by Kim Stanley Robinson
134
Doomsday Book (1992) by Connie Willis
135
She (1886) by H. Rider Haggard
136
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886) by Robert Louis Stevenson
137
The Girl in the Golden Atom (1920) by Ray Cummings
138
The Clockwork Man (1923) by E. V. Odle
139
The Absolute at Large (1922) by Karel Čapek
140
Deluge (1928) by S. Fowler Wright
141
Perelandra (1943) by C. S. Lewis
142
Animal Farm (1945) by George Orwell
143
Bring the Jubilee (1953) by Ward Moore
144
E Pluribus Unicorn (1953) by Theodore Sturgeon
145
The Long Tomorrow (1955) by Leigh Brackett
146
The Death of Grass (1956) by John Christopher
147
The Dragon in the Sea (1955) by Frank Herbert
148
The Black Cloud (1957) by Fred Hoyle
149
The Drowned World (1962) by J. G. Ballard
150
Greybeard (1964) by Brian W. Aldiss
151
This Immortal (1966) by Roger Zelazny
152
The Sheep Look Up (1972) by John Brunner
153
Again, Dangerous Visions 1 (1972) by Harlan Ellison
154
On Wings of Song (1979) by Thomas M. Disch
155
A Fire upon the Deep (1992) by Vernor Vinge
156
The Battle of Dorking (2004) by George Tomkyns Chesney
157
The Coming Race (1871) by Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron Lytton
158
Erewhon (1872) by Samuel Butler
159
Across the Zodiac: The Story of a Wrecked Record (1880) by Percy Greg
160
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896) by H. G. Wells
161
The Machine Stops (1909) by E. M. Forster
162
The Poison Belt (1913) by Arthur Conan Doyle
163
Herland (1915) by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
164
Back to Methuselah (1921) by Bernard Shaw
165
The Weigher of Souls (1931) by André Maurois
166
To-morrow's yesterday (1932) by John Gloag
167
The Golden Age Of Science Fiction (1946) by Groff Conklin
168
The Skylark of Space (1928) by Edward Elmer Smith
169
Final Blackout (1991) by L. Ron Hubbard
170
Triplanetary (1948) by Edward E. Smith
171
Tales of the Dying Earth (2000) by Jack Vance
172
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology (1952) by Jr. John W. Campbell
173
Brain Wave (1957) by Poul Anderson
174
Untouched by Human Hands (1954) by Robert Sheckley
175
The Chrysalids (1955) by John Wyndham
176
Deathworld Trilogy (1960) by Harry Harrison
177
Dark Universe (1961) by Daniel F. Galouye
178
Make Room! Make Room! (1966) by Harry Harrison
179
The Witches of Karres (1966) by James H. Schmitz
180
The Dream Master (1966) by Roger Zelazny
181
Nova (1968) by Samuel R. Delany
182
Behold the Man (1969) by Michael Moorcock
183
Downward to the Earth (1969) by Robert Silverberg
184
Chronopolis (1656) by J. G. Ballard
185
The Listeners (1972) by James E. Gunn
186
The Iron Dream (1972) by Norman Spinrad
187
Casey Agonistes and Other Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories (1973) by Richard McKenna
188
The Science Fiction Stories of Jack London (Citadel Twilight) (1993) by Jack London
189
The Best of Frederik Pohl (1975) by Frederik Pohl
190
Woman on the Edge of Time (1976) by Marge Piercy
191
The Fountains of Paradise (1979) by Arthur C. Clarke
192
Islands in the Net (1988) by Bruce Sterling
193

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