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[meme] Even more books I haven't read.

This time, the Locus poll books. Swiped from solipsistnation.


Science Fiction novels

Dune, Frank Herbert
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Robert A. Heinlein
The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin
The Foundation Trilogy, Isaac Asimov
Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein
The Stars My Destination, Alfred Bester
A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller Jr
Childhood's End, Arthur C. Clarke
Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
Hyperion, Dan Simmons
Gateway, Frederik Pohl
The Forever War, Joe Haldeman
More Than Human, Theodore Sturgeon
Lord of Light, Roger Zelazny
Neuromancer, William Gibson
Startide Rising, David Brin
The Time Machine, H.G. Wells
The Man in the High Castle, Philip K. Dick
The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin
Stand on Zanzibar, John Brunner
Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
The Demolished Man, Alfred Bester
The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury
Starship Troopers, Robert A. Heinlein
Downbelow Station, C.J. Cherryh
Ringworld, Larry Niven
2001: A Space Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke
The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
The Mote in God's Eye, Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
Way Station, Clifford D. Simak
Star Maker, Olaf Stapledon
Dying Inside, Robert Silverberg
The City and the Stars, Arthur C. Clarke
Dhalgren, Samuel R. Delany
Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke
Mission of Gravity, Hal Clement
City, Clifford D. Simak
Cyteen, C.J. Cherryh
Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes
Double Star, Robert A. Heinlein
Earth Abides, George R. Stewart
The Door Into Summer, Robert A. Heinlein
Last and First Men, Olaf Stapledon
Ubik, Philip K. Dick
Norstrilia, Cordwainer Smith
The Witches of Karres, James H. Schmitz
Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
Have Space Suit -- Will Travel, Robert A. Heinlein
Time Enough for Love, Robert A. Heinlein
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Philip K. Dick
The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov
"Riverworld" series, Philip Jose Farmer

Fantasy Novels
The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
The Book of the New Sun, Gene Wolfe
"Earthsea" series, Ursula K. Le Guin
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
"Gormenghast" series, Mervyn Peake
The Once and Future King, T.H. White
Little, Big, John Crowley
ne Princes in Amber, Roger Zelazny
"The First Chronicles of Thomas Covenant", Stephen R. Donaldson
Dragonflight, Anne McCaffrey
"The Belgariad", David Eddings
The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis
The Anubis Gates, Tim Powers
"The Dying Earth" series, Jack Vance
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum
Dracula, Bram Stoker
The Last Unicorn, Peter S. Beagle
The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Stand, Stephen King
Watership Down, Richard Adams
The Riddle-Master of Hed, Patricia A. McKillip
The Worm Ouroboros, E.R. Eddison
Glory Road, Robert A. Heinlein
Mythago Wood, Robert Holdstock
"Alvin Maker" series, Orson Scott Card
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle
Witch World, Andre Norton
"The Fionavar Tapestry", Guy Gavriel Kay
Deryni Rising, Katherine Kurtz
"Discworld" series, Terry Pratchett
"Elric" series, Michael Moorcock
Replay, Ken Grimwood
Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury
"Fafhrd & Gray Mouser" series, Fritz Leiber
The Incomplete Enchanter, Fletcher Pratt & L. Sprague de Camp

... The Stand is a fantasy novel?
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Horror usually does fall under the sweeping "fantasy" category when there is no specific category for it. See also, Dracula.
Well, you can't admit it's horror, because everyone knows that horror is awful and then you couldn't include it on the list. And the default for horror that people don't want to call horror is 'fantasy' unless it's called mainstream (or, occasionally, thriller). So the fact that it's a science fiction book really doesn't figure into it.

*eyeroll*

Although I suppose some people would put it on the fantasy list just because of the Go(o)d vs (D)evil thing.
Dune, Frank Herbert
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Robert A. Heinlein
The Foundation Trilogy, Isaac Asimov
Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein
Childhood's End, Arthur C. Clarke
Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
Neuromancer, William Gibson
Startide Rising, David Brin
Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell
The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury
Starship Troopers, Robert A. Heinlein
Ringworld, Larry Niven
2001: A Space Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke
The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
The Mote in God's Eye, Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
The City and the Stars, Arthur C. Clarke
Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke
Double Star, Robert A. Heinlein
The Door Into Summer, Robert A. Heinlein
Have Space Suit -- Will Travel, Robert A. Heinlein
Time Enough for Love, Robert A. Heinlein
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Philip K. Dick
The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov

The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
"Earthsea" series, Ursula K. Le Guin
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
Nine Princes in Amber, Roger Zelazny
"The First Chronicles of Thomas Covenant", Stephen R. Donaldson
Dragonflight, Anne McCaffrey
"The Belgariad", David Eddings
The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis
The Last Unicorn, Peter S. Beagle
Watership Down, Richard Adams
The Riddle-Master of Hed, Patricia A. McKillip
Mythago Wood, Robert Holdstock
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle
"Elric" series, Michael Moorcock
Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury
"Fafhrd & Gray Mouser" series, Fritz Leiber

The only one here that I've started and not finished was "Cyteen", which I found so boring that I couldn't finish it.
I won't even bother with the SF section, because I've only read like two (and I don't think that Frankenstein really counts as SF, but who am I to say).


The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
Princes in Amber, Roger Zelazny
"The First Chronicles of Thomas Covenant", Stephen R. Donaldson
Dragonflight, Anne McCaffrey
"The Belgariad", David Eddings
The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis
Dracula, Bram Stoker
The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley
Watership Down, Richard Adams
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle
Witch World, Andre Norton
Deryni Rising, Katherine Kurtz
"Discworld" series, Terry Pratchett
"Elric" series, Michael Moorcock
Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury