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SF NOVEL (BEFORE 1990)
1) Dune, Frank Herbert (1965)
2) The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Robert A. Heinlein (1966)
3) The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin (1969)
4) The Foundation Trilogy, Isaac Asimov (1953)
5) Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein (1961)
6) The Stars My Destination, Alfred Bester (1956)
7) A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M., Miller Jr (1959)
8) Childhood's End, Arthur C. Clarke (1953)
9) Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card (1985)
10) Hyperion, Dan Simmons (1989)
11) Gateway, Frederik Pohl (1977)
12) The Forever War, Joe Haldeman (1974)
13) More Than Human, Theodore Sturgeon (1953)
14) Lord of Light, Roger Zelazny (1967)
15) Neuromancer, William Gibson (1984)
16) Startide Rising, David Brin (1983)
17) The Time Machine, H. G. Wells (1895)
18) The Man in the High Castle, Philip K. Dick (1962)
19) The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin (1974)
20) Stand on Zanzibar, John Brunner (1968)
21) Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell (1949)
22) The Demolished Man, Alfred Bester (1952)
23) The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury (1950)
24) Starship Troopers, Robert A. Heinlein (1959)
25*) Downbelow Station, C. J. Cherryh (1981)
25*) Ringworld, Larry Niven (1970)
27) 2001: A Space Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke (1968)
28) The War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells (1898)
29) Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury (1953)
30) The Mote in God's Eye, Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle (1974)
31) Way Station, Clifford D. Simak (1963)
32) Star Maker, Olaf Stapledon (1937)
33) Dying Inside, Robert Silverberg (1972)
34) The City and the Stars, Arthur C. Clarke (1956)
35) Dhalgren, Samuel R. Delany (1975)
36) Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke (1973)
37) Mission of Gravity, Hal Clement (1954)
38*) City, Clifford D. Simak (1952)
38*) Cyteen, C. J. Cherryh (1988)
40) Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes (1966)
41*) Double Star, Robert A. Heinlein (1956)
41*) Earth Abides, George R. Stewart (1949)
43*) The Door Into Summer, Robert A. Heinlein (1957)
43*) Last and First Men, Olaf Stapledon (1930)
43*) Ubik, Philip K. Dick (1969)
46*) Norstrilia, Cordwainer Smith (1975)
46*) The Witches of Karres, James H. Schmitz (1966)
48*) Frankenstein, Mary Shelley (1818)
48*) Have Space Suit -- Will Travel, Robert A. Heinlein (1958)
48*) Time Enough for Love, Robert A. Heinlein (1973)
51) Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Philip K. Dick (1968)
52*) The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov (1972)
52*) "Riverworld" series, Philip José Farmer (1971)
FANTASY NOVEL (BEFORE 1990)
1) The Lord of the Rings, J. R. R. Tolkien (1955)
2) The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien (1937)
3) The Book of the New Sun, Gene Wolfe (1980)
4) "Earthsea" series, Ursula K. Le Guin (1968)
5) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll (1865)
6) "Gormenghast" series, Mervyn Peake (1950)
7) The Once and Future King, T. H. White (1958)
8) Little, Big, John Crowley (1981)
9) Nine Princes in Amber, Roger Zelazny (1970)
10) "The First Chronicles of Thomas Covenant", Stephen R. Donaldson (1977)
11) Dragonflight, Anne McCaffrey (1968)
12) "The Belgariad", David Eddings (1983)
13) The Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis (1950)
14) The Anubis Gates, Tim Powers (1983)
15) "The Dying Earth" series, Jack Vance (1950)
16) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum (1900)
17) Dracula, Bram Stoker (1897)
18*) The Last Unicorn, Peter S. Beagle (1968)
18*) The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley (1983)
20) The Stand, Stephen King (1978)
21) Watership Down, Richard Adams (1972)
22) The Riddle-Master of Hed, Patricia A. McKillip (1976)
23) The Worm Ouroboros, E. R. Eddison (1922)
24) Glory Road, Robert A. Heinlein (1963)
25) Mythago Wood, Robert Holdstock (1984)
26) "Alvin Maker" series, Orson Scott Card (1987)
27) A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle (1962)
28) Witch World, Andre Norton (1963)
29) "The Fionavar Tapestry", Guy Gavriel Kay (1986)
30) Deryni Rising, Katherine Kurtz (1970)
31) "Discworld" series, Terry Pratchett (1983)
32*) "Elric" series, Michael Moorcock (1972)
32*) Replay, Ken Grimwood (1987)
32*) Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury (1962)
35*) "Fafhrd & Gray Mouser" series, Fritz Leiber (1970)
35*) The Incomplete Enchanter, Fletcher Pratt & L. Sprague de Camp (1941)

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