Analog Magazine, The Twenty-seven All-Time Best SF Books


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Locus 1975 <— Citations thread —> Astounding 1956
One of several reader polls conducted by Astounding and Analog, these results are reproduced from Maxim Jakubowski & Malcolm Edwards' The SF Book of Lists (Berkley, 1983), page 175.

Ranked: Yes

Titles Cited: 27

Publication: Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, 1966

  1. Isaac Asimov, The Foundation Trilogy (series, 1953)
  2. H. G. Wells, Seven Famous Novels by H.G. Wells (Knopf, 1934)
  3. A. E. van Vogt, Slan (Arkham House, 1946)
  4. Isaac Asimov, The Rest of the Robots (Doubleday, 1964)
  5. Alfred Bester, The Demolished Man (Shasta, 1953)
  6. Arthur C. Clarke, Childhood's End (Ballantine, 1953)
  7. Arthur C. Clarke, The City and the Stars (Harcourt Brace, 1956)
  8. Ray Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles (Doubleday, 1950)
  9. Clifford D. Simak, City (Gnome Press, 1952)
  10. Walter M. Miller, Jr., A Canticle for Leibowitz (Lippincott, 1959)
  11. Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers (Putnam, 1959)
  12. Isaac Asimov, I, Robot (Gnome, 1950)
  13. Olaf Stapledon, edited by Basil Davenport, To the End of Time (Funk & Wagnalls, 1953)
  14. Robert A. Heinlein, The Man Who Sold the Moon (Shasta, 1950)
  15. Hal Clement, Mission of Gravity (Doubleday, 1954)
  16. Alfred Bester, The Stars My Destination (NAL/Signet, 1957)
  17. Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land (Putnam, 1961)
  18. A. E. van Vogt, The World of Null-A (Simon & Schuster, 1948)
  19. Theodore Sturgeon, More Than Human (Farrar, Straus & Young/Ballantine, 1953)
  20. Raymond J. Healy & J. Francis McComas, eds., Adventures in Time and Space (Random House , 1946)
  21. Frank Herbert, Dune (Chilton, 1965)
  22. Frederik Pohl & C. M. Kornbluth, The Space Merchants (Ballantine, 1953)
  23. John Wyndham, The Chrysalids (Michael Joseph, 1955)
  24. Robert A. Heinlein, Waldo and Magic, Inc. (Doubleday, 1950)
  25. A. E. van Vogt, The Weapon Shops of Isher (Greenberg , 1951)
  26. Robert A. Heinlein, Methuselah's Children (Gnome Press, 1958)
  27. Clifford D. Simak, Way Station (Doubleday, 1963)

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