Book AwardsLocus 1998 Poll, All-Time Best SF Novel Before 1990

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Works (57)

Dune by Frank Herbert1
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein2
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin3
The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov4
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein5
The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester6
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.7
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke8
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card9
Hyperion by Dan Simmons10
Gateway by Frederik Pohl11
The Forever War by Joe Haldeman12
More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon13
Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny14
Neuromancer by William Gibson15
Startide Rising by David Brin16
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells17
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick18
The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin19
Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner20
The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester22
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury23
Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein24
1984 by George Orwell25
Downbelow Station by C. J. Cherryh25
Ringworld by Larry Niven25
2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke27
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells28
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury29
The Mote in God's Eye by Larry Niven30
Way Station by Clifford D. Simak31
Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon32
Dying Inside by Robert Silverberg33
The City and the Stars by Arthur C. Clarke34
Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany35
Rendezvous With Rama by Arthur C. Clarke36
Mission of Gravity by Hal Clement37
City by Clifford D. Simak38
Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh38
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes40
Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein41
Earth Abides by George R. Stewart41
The Door into Summer by Robert A. Heinlein43
Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon43
Ubik by Philip K. Dick43
Norstrilia by Cordwainer Smith46
The Witches of Karres by James H. Schmitz46
Frankenstein by Mary Shelleynot in English Common Knowledge48
Have Spacesuit, Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein48
Time Enough for Love by Robert A. Heinlein48
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick51
The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov52
To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Philip José Farmer52.1
The Fabulous Riverboat by Philip José Farmer52.2
The Dark Design by Philip José Farmer52.3
The Magic Labyrinth by Philip José Farmer52.4
Gods of Riverworld by Philip José Farmer52.5