Book AwardsAbeBooks: 50 Essential Science Fiction Books

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Acme Novelty Library, Issue 19 by Chris Ware
Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank
Behold the Man by Michael Moorcock
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
The Chrysalids by John Wyndham
Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks
Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
The Death of Grass by John Christopher
The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
The Drowned World by J. G. Ballard
Dune by Frank Herbert
Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
Embassytown by China Miéville
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Falling Free by Lois McMaster Bujold
The Female Man by Joanna Russ
Foundation by Isaac Asimov
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Hothouse by Brian W. Aldiss
Hyperion by Dan Simmons
The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
Logan's Run by William F. Nolan
Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison
Man Plus by Frederik Pohl
Mission of Gravity by Hal Clement
Neuromancer by William Gibson
Nor Crystal Tears by Alan Dean Foster
Odd John by Olaf Stapledon
Old Man's War by John Scalzi
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Rendezvous With Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
Ribofunk by Paul Di Filippo
Ring Around the Sun by Clifford D. Simak
Ringworld by Larry Niven
Roadside Picnic / Tale of the Troika by Arkady Strugatsky
The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
Solaris by Stanisław Lem
The Stand by Stephen King
Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Venus Plus X by Theodore Sturgeon
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
When Worlds Collide by Philip Wylie
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle