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James Nelson's Great Science Fiction - A Personal View

100 books of Science Fiction that have expanded my thinking and moved me to new and different worlds and ideas. This is a personal list, not a 100 best survey. How many do you know, and which would you say are essential texts?
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made by James Nelson
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A Canticle for Leibowitz (Walter M. Miller, Jr.)
A Canticle for Leibowitz (Walter M. Miller, Jr.)
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The Left Hand of Darkness
The Left Hand of Darkness
3
This Immortal (A.K.A. ...And Call Me Conrad)
This Immortal (A.K.A. ...And Call Me Conrad)
4
Deathbird Stories
Deathbird Stories
5
Stand on Zanzibar
Stand on Zanzibar
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THE EINSTEIN INTERSECTION Samuel R. Delany
THE EINSTEIN INTERSECTION Samuel R. Delany
7
The Man in the High Castle (Philip K. Dick)
The Man in the High Castle (Philip K. Dick)
8
Doomsday Book
Doomsday Book
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9
We
We
10
Starmaker (Olaf Stapledon)
Starmaker (Olaf Stapledon)
11
Stranger in a Strange Land
Stranger in a Strange Land
12
Neuromancer
Neuromancer
13
Dangerous Visions
Dangerous Visions
14
The Space Merchants, Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth (1953)
The Space Merchants, Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth (1953)
15
The Dispossessed
The Dispossessed
16
The Forever War (Joe Haldeman)
The Forever War (Joe Haldeman)
17
The Female Man (Joanna Russ)
The Female Man (Joanna Russ)
18
Dying Inside (Robert Silverberg)
Dying Inside (Robert Silverberg)
19
Dune
Dune
20
The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds
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21
The Sheep Look Up (John Brunner)
The Sheep Look Up (John Brunner)
22
Mona Lisa Overdrive (William Gibson)
Mona Lisa Overdrive (William Gibson)
23
1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
24
The Puppet Masters
The Puppet Masters
25
The Stars My Destination (Alfred Bester)
The Stars My Destination (Alfred Bester)
26
Blackout/All Clear
Blackout/All Clear
27
All Clear (Connie Willis)
All Clear (Connie Willis)
28
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
29
The Long Tomorrow, Leigh Brackett (1955)
The Long Tomorrow, Leigh Brackett (1955)
30
Lord of Light
Lord of Light
31
Hyperion
Hyperion
32
I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, by Harlan Ellison
I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, by Harlan Ellison
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33
Childhood's End (Arthur C. Clarke)
Childhood's End (Arthur C. Clarke)
34
Forever Peace
Forever Peace
35
Fourth Mansions (R. A. Lafferty)
Fourth Mansions (R. A. Lafferty)
36
The Shockwave Rider
The Shockwave Rider
37
Ringworld (Larry Niven)
Ringworld (Larry Niven)
38
Timescape
Timescape
39
Behold the Man (Michael Moorcock)
Behold the Man (Michael Moorcock)
40
The Past Through Tomorrow
The Past Through Tomorrow
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