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Arkham Sampler <— Citations thread —> Locus 2012 SF20th
The 2012 All-time best novel polls were hosted by Locus Online, and split categories by SF and fantasy, and by 20th century (through 2000) and 21st century (2001-2011). Complete results, along with polls in short fiction categories, were posted here.

Ranked: Yes

Titles Cited: 25

Publication: Locus Online, 2012

  1. John Scalzi, Old Man's War (Tor, 2005)
  2. Neal Stephenson, Anathem (Morrow, 2008)
  3. Paolo Bacigalupi, The Windup Girl (Night Shade Books, 2009)
  4. Robert Charles Wilson, Spin (Tor, 2005)
  5. Richard Morgan, Altered Carbon (Gollancz, 2002)
  6. Peter Watts, Blindsight (Tor, 2006)
  7. Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games (Scholastic Press, 2008)
  8. William Gibson, Pattern Recognition (Putnam, 2003)
  9. China Miéville, The City & the City (Ballantine Del Rey, 2009)
  10. Charles Stross, Accelerando (Ace, 2005)
  11. David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (Sceptre, 2004)
  12. Ian McDonald, River of Gods (Simon & Schuster, 2004)
  13. Dan Simmons, Ilium (Eos, 2003)
  14. Cormac McCarthy, The Road (Knopf, 2006)
  15. M. John Harrison, Light (Gollancz, 2002)
  16. Michael Chabon, The Yiddish Policemen's Union (HarperCollins, 2007)
  17. Connie Willis, Blackout/All Clear (Ballantine Spectra, 2010)
  18. Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife (MacAdam/Cage, 2003)
  19. Cory Doctorow, Little Brother (Tor, 2008)
  20. Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go (Faber and Faber, 2005)
  21. Ian McDonald, The Dervish House (Pyr, 2010)
  22. Vernor Vinge, Rainbows End (Tor, 2006)
  23. Neal Stephenson, The Baroque Cycle: The Confusion; The System of the World (Morrow, 2004)
  24. Kim Stanley Robinson, The Years of Rice and Salt (Bantam, 2002)
  25. China Miéville, Embassytown (Ballantine Del Rey, 2011)

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