Top 100 Books (Pre-2000)
A statistical survey of the all-time Top 100 sci-fi books
[S1] First book in a series; [C] Single-author collection; [A] Multiple author anthology
1Orson Scott CardEnder's Game [S1]1985Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
2Frank HerbertDune [S1]1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
3Douglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy [S1]1979Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
4Ray BradburyFahrenheit 4511953Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
5George Orwell19841949Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
6Aldous HuxleyBrave New World1932Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
7Isaac AsimovFoundation [S1]1951Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
8Philip K. DickDo Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?1968Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
9H.G. WellsThe Time Machine1895Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
10William GibsonNeuromancer [S1]1984Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
11Isaac AsimovI, Robot [C]1950Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
12Robert A. HeinleinStranger in a Strange Land1961Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
13Michael CrichtonJurassic Park [S1]1990Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
14Arthur C. Clarke2001: A Space Odyssey [S1]1968Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
15Douglas AdamsRestaurant at the End of the Universe [S2]1980Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
16H.G. WellsThe War of the Worlds1898Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
17Orson Scott CardSpeaker for the Dead [S2]1986Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
18Ray BradburyThe Martian Chronicles [C]1949Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
19Dan SimmonsHyperion [S1]1989Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
20Kurt Vonnegut Jr.Slaughterhouse-Five1969Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
21Ursula K. Le GuinThe Left Hand of Darkness [S4]1969Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
22Neal StephensonSnow Crash1992Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
23Mary ShelleyFrankenstein1818Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
24Isaac AsimovFoundation and Empire [S2]1952Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
25Douglas AdamsLife, the Universe and Everything [S3]1982Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
26Robert A. HeinleinStarship Troopers1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
27Isaac AsimovSecond Foundation [S3]1953Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
28Frank HerbertDune Messiah [S2]1969Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
29Joe HaldemanThe Forever War [S1]1974Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
30Philip K. DickThe Man in the High Castle1962Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
31Arthur C. ClarkeChildhood's End1953Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
32Arthur C. ClarkeRendezvous with Rama [S1]1973Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
33Daniel KeyesFlowers for Algernon1966Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
34Robert A. HeinleinThe Moon Is a Harsh Mistress1966Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
35Orson Scott CardXenocide [S3]1991Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
36Frank HerbertChildren of Dune [S3]1976Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
37Ursula K. Le GuinThe Dispossessed [S6]1974Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
38Larry NivenRingworld [S1]1970Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
39Orson Scott CardEnder's Shadow [S1]1999Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
40Walter M. Miller Jr.A Canticle for Leibowitz [S1]1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
41Isaac AsimovThe Caves of Steel1954Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
42H.G. WellsThe Invisible Man1897Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
43Iain M. BanksConsider Phlebas [S1]1987Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
44Kurt Vonnegut Jr.Cat's Cradle1963Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
45Jules VerneTwenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea1870Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
46Michael CrichtonThe Andromeda Strain1969Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
47Carl SaganContact1985Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
48Kim Stanley RobinsonRed Mars [S1]1992Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
49Isaac AsimovFoundation's Edge [S4]1982Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
50Anthony BurgessA Clockwork Orange1962Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
51Dan SimmonsThe Fall of Hyperion [S2]1990Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
52Philip K. DickUbik1969Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
53Stanislaw LemSolaris1961Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
54Jules VerneJourney to the Center of the Earth1864Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
55John WyndhamThe Day of the Triffids1951Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
56H.G. WellsThe Island of Doctor Moreau1896Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
57Neal StephensonThe Diamond Age1995Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
58Michael CrichtonSphere1987Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
59Connie WillisDoomsday Book1992Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
60Philip K. DickA Scanner Darkly1977Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
61Octavia E. ButlerKindred1979Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
62Ursula K. Le GuinThe Lathe of Heaven1971Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
63Mary Doria RussellThe Sparrow [S1]1996Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
64Alfred BesterThe Stars My Destination1955Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
65Michael CrichtonTimeline1999Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
66Vernor VingeA Fire Upon the Deep [S1]1992Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
67Kurt Vonnegut Jr.The Sirens of Titan1959Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
68Ray BradburyThe Illustrated Man [C]1951Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
69Isaac AsimovThe Naked Sun1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
70Iain M. BanksThe Player of Games [S2]1988Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
71C.S. LewisOut of the Silent Planet [S1]1938Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
72Isaac AsimovThe Gods Themselves1972Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
73Octavia E. ButlerParable of the Sower [S1]1993Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
74Larry Niven & Jerry PournelleThe Mote in God's Eye [S1]1974Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
75Neal StephensonCryptonomicon1999Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
76Isaac AsimovThe Robots of Dawn [S3]1983Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
77Arthur C. Clarke2010: Odyssey Two1982Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
78Lois McMaster BujoldShards of Honour [S1]1986Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
79Edgar Rice BurroughsA Princess of Mars [S1]1912Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
80Yevgeny ZamyatinWe1921Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
81Arkady & Boris StrugatskyRoadside Picnic1972Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
82Isaac AsimovThe End of Eternity1955Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
83David WeberOn Basilisk Station [S1]1992Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
84Octavia E. ButlerDawn [S1]1987Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
85Connie WillisTo Say Nothing of the Dog1998Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
86Richard MathesonI Am Legend1954Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
87Iain M. BanksUse of Weapons [S3]1990Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
88Frederik PohlGateway [S1]1977Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
89Alfred BesterThe Demolished Man1953Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
90Kim Stanley RobinsonGreen Mars [S2]1993Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
91Arthur C. ClarkeThe City and the Stars1956Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
92C.S. LewisPerelandra [S2]1943Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
93Philip K. DickFlow My Tears, the Policeman Said1974Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
94Lois McMaster BujoldThe Warrior's Apprentice [S2]1986Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
95Philip K. DickThe Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch1965Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
96John WyndhamThe Chrysalids1955Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
97Roger ZelaznyLord of Light1967Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
98Peter F. HamiltonThe Reality Dysfunction [S1]1996Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
99Isaac Asimov & Robert SilverbergNightfall1990Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
100Edwin A. AbbottFlatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions1884Shop at Amazon USAShop at Amazon UK
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