Our Top 20 Best Sci Fi Books

Welcome to Frankford Press. We tried to rank the best Science Fiction books of all time. As fans of the genre will know, the concept of time can be tricky. This list excludes ancient and middle age sources (pre-1800). Here’s our attempt.

The Folio Society edition of Brave New World, #3 on the list
  1. Dune, Frank Herbert, 1965
  2. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, 1818
  3. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, 1932
  4. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, 1949
  5. Dhalgren, Samuel R. Delaney, 1975
  6. The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin
  7. Kindred, Octavia Butler, 1979
  8. Neuromancer, William Gibson, 1984
  9. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Phillip K. Dick, 1968
    • (a.k.a. Blade Runner)
  10. I Am Legend, Richard Matheson, 1954
  11. The Road, Cormac McCarthy, 2006
  12. A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess, 1962
  13. Red Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson, 1992
  14. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut, 1969
  15. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, 1953
  16. Hyperion, Dan Simmons, 1989
  17. Wool, Hugh Howey, 2011
  18. The Forever War, Joe Haldeman, 1974
  19. The Diamond Age, Neal Stephenson, 1995
  20. The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells, 1898

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