Best Science Fiction Books


The Top Ten

1 Dune

The "Lord of the Rings" of science-fiction. - Will2413

Dune is waay better than the other books in front of it. Dune should be #1 - Chico123

2 Ender's Game

One of the greatest stories of empathy, stories in science fiction, and one of the best novels ever. - joshthomas

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3 The Time Machine

The earliest science fiction written. The term 'Time Machine' was coined by H.G. wells in this book. Amazing! - mohit100

4 1984

I had to choose between 2001,childhoods end,the hithickers...,but 1984 literally was one of the most though provoking books I've ever read. - Toucan

5 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
6 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy V 1 Comment
7 Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury is a genius. The setting is in the 25th century, and the concept it marvelously expressed. - Robobrain

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8 2001: A Space Odyssey V 1 Comment
9 Neuromancer
10 Stranger in a Strange Land V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Foundation - Isaac Asimov
12 Brave New World

This book made me think more than any other science fiction book - Knucklewood

13 Hyperion

So complex and rich. Amazingly well written. A jewel that deserves to stand apart along with the big ones.

14 The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
15 The Quantum Thief
16 Interplanetary
17 Journey to the Center of the Earth
18 I Am Legend - Richard Matheson
19 Doomsday Book
20 I, Robot - Isaac Asimov
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