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Reedsy's 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time

Whether you read sci-fi for its ability to speculate how technology will change our lives, or if you enjoy how its authors use it to hold a mirror up to modern society, you'll find some of your favorite books (and hopefully, a few titles you've never read before) in this chronological list of the best sci-fi books of all time.
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The Blazing World
The Blazing World
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Frankenstein
Frankenstein
3
The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
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The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds
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5
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
6
1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
7
I, Robot (Isaac Asimov)
I, Robot (Isaac Asimov)
8
The Martian Chronicles
The Martian Chronicles
9
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
10
I Am Legend
I Am Legend
11
A Canticle for Leibowitz (Walter M. Miller, Jr.)
A Canticle for Leibowitz (Walter M. Miller, Jr.)
12
Solaris (Stanislaw Lem)
Solaris (Stanislaw Lem)
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13
Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert a Heinlein)
Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert a Heinlein)
14
A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'engle)
A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'engle)
15
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
16
The Man in the High Castle (Philip K. Dick)
The Man in the High Castle (Philip K. Dick)
17
Dune
Dune
18
Flowers for Algernon
Flowers for Algernon
19
The Left Hand of Darkness
The Left Hand of Darkness
20
Dragonflight (Anne McCaffrey)
Dragonflight (Anne McCaffrey)
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21
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
22
Ringworld (Larry Niven)
Ringworld (Larry Niven)
23
Roadside Picnic (Arkady & Boris Strugatsky)
Roadside Picnic (Arkady & Boris Strugatsky)
24
The Dispossessed (Ursula K Le Guin)
The Dispossessed (Ursula K Le Guin)
25
The Forever War (Joe Haldeman)
The Forever War (Joe Haldeman)
26
The Female Man (Joanna Russ)
The Female Man (Joanna Russ)
27
Dhalgren (Samuel R. Delany)
Dhalgren (Samuel R. Delany)
28
Woman on the Edge of Time
Woman on the Edge of Time
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29
The Stand
The Stand
30
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
31
Shikasta
Shikasta
32
Downbelow Station
Downbelow Station
33
Neuromancer (William Gibson)
Neuromancer (William Gibson)
34
Contact
Contact
35
Ender's Game
Ender's Game
36
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
37
Shards of Honor (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
Shards of Honor (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
38
Watchmen
Watchmen
39
Watchers
Watchers
40
Dawn (Octavia Butler)
Dawn (Octavia Butler)
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