May 23, 2007

Best Fiction

This is the first of two lists that I'll be posting. It's derived (more or less) from my personal collection. I figure if I keep a book, it fits my definition of "best fiction".

Eventually I'll start linking to my reviews of books, as I post the reviews, go through the postings, and back-link them. So come back often!

While you get a glimpse of what I'm reading during the year (or in past years) via the various lists of books read, my collection goes beyond that. People have often asked me for recommendations, so I'll try to post books that I especially like. This list will concentrate on fiction (non-fiction will have its own list) and start with books I own. I'll eventually expand it to books I may have borrowed, found that I liked, but haven't purchased yet.

(January 27, 2007: List updated to the letter R.)

Flatland: A.C. Abbott (try for Flatland: The Annotated Edition. Annotated by Ian Stewart, author of “Flatterland”.)

Adams, Douglas: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Adams, Douglas: Watership Down

Allen, Roger McBride:

The Ring of Charon
The Shattered Sphere

Orphan of Creation

Allison, Leonard (editor): Survival Printout

Anderson, Poul:

Tales of the Flying Mountains

The Harvest of Stars Series:

Harvest of Stars
The Stars Are Also Fire
Harvest the Fire
The Fleet of Stars

Maurai and Kith:

Maurai and Kith
Orion Shall Rise

The Psychotechnic League:

The Psychotechnic League
Cold Victory
The Peregrine (a.k.a. Star Ways)
Star Ways and Virgin Planet

The Technic Civilization:

Earth Book of Stormgate
The Man Who Counts
The Trader to the Stars
The Trouble Twisters
Satan’s World
The Long Night
Ensign Flandry
A Circus of Hells
Flandry of Terra
Agent of the Terran Empire
The People of the Wind
The Day of Their Return
The Rebel Worlds
A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows
A Stone in Heaven
The Game of Empire
The Night Face

Fire Time
The Enemy Stars
Tau Zero
Going for Infinity

Asimov, Isaac:

The Empire Novels:

The Currents of Space
The Stars, Like Dust
Pebble in the Sky

The Foundation Novels:

Prelude to Foundation
Forward the Foundation
Foundation and Empire
Second Foundation
Foundation’s Edge
Foundation and Earth

The Robot Tales:

The Complete Robot
I, Robot
Eight Stories from the Rest of the Robots
Robot Visions
Robot Dreams
The Caves of Steel
The Naked Sun
The Robots of Dawn
Robots and Empire

Nightfall and Other Stories
Earth is Room Enough
The Martian Way and Other Stories

The Gods Themselves

The Hugo Winners (two volumes, published as one volume by SFBC)
The New Hugo Winners, Volume 1
The New Hugo Winners, Volumes 2

Barker, M.A.R. (Professor):

The Man of Gold

Barlowe, Wayne Douglas:

Barlowe’s Guide to Extraterrestrials: Great Aliens from Science Fiction Literature
Expedition: Being an Account in Artwork of the 2358 A.D. Voyage to Darwin IV
The Alien Life of Wayne Barlowe

Baxter, Stephen

The Manifold Trilogy:

Manifold: Time
Manifold: Space
Manifold: Origin

Phase Space (contains short fiction by Baxter, including fragments from the Manifold sequence)

The Xeelee Series:

Vacuum Diagrams
TimeLike Infinity

Alternate History:

The Time Ships

Bear, Greg:

The Darwin Sequence:

Darwin’s Radio
Darwin’s Children

The Eon Sequence:


The Forge of God Sequence:

The Forge of God
Anvil of Stars

Future History Sequence:

Queen of Angels
Moving Mars
Slant (“/”)

Blood Music
The Collected Stories of Greg Bear
Dinosaur Summer

Benford, Gregory:

The Galactic Center Series:

In the Ocean of Night
Across the Sea of Stars
Great Sky River
Tides of Light
Furious Gulf
Sailing Bright Eternity

In Alien Flesh (short stories)
Worlds Vast and Various (short stories)
Matter’s End (short stories)


The Martian Race
The Sunborn

Bester, Alfred:

The Demolished Man
The Stars My Destination
Starburst (short stories)
The Dark Side of Earth (short stories)
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester (short stories)
ReDemolished (short stories)
Psycho Shop (with Roger Zelazny)
The Deceivers
The Computer Connection
Golem 100

Blish, James

Cities in Flight (made up of They Shall Have Stars, A Life for the Stars, Earthman Come Home and The Triumph of Time)
A Torrent of Faces (with Norman L. Knight)
A Case of Conscience

Bova, Ben:

The Kinsman Saga:

The Kinsman Saga

The Grand Tour:

Tales from the Grand Tour
Empire Builders
Return to Mars
The Precipice
The Rock Rats
The Silent War

The Sam Gunn Tales:

Sam Gunn Unlimited
Sam Gunn Forever

Boyd, John: The Last Starship from Earth

Brackett, Leigh:

The Stark Series:

Ginger Star
The Hounds of Skaith
The Reavers of Skaith
Eric John Stark: Outlaw of Mars

The Best of Leigh Brackett (short stories)
Martian Quest: The Early Brackett (short stories)

The Long Tomorrow
The Starmen

Ray Bradbury:

Classic Stories (SS)
A Medicine for Melancholy
Long After Midnight
The Illustrated Man
Dandelion Wine
The Martian Chronicles
The October Country
Something Wicked This Way Comes
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow
Fahrenheit 451
I Sing the Body Electric
From the Dust Returned

Brin, David:

The Uplift Tales:

Contacting Aliens: An Illustrated Guide to David Brin’s Uplift Universe
Startide Rising
The Uplift War
Brightness Reef
Infinity’s Shore
Heavens Reach

The River of Time (SS)
Otherness (SS)

The Postman
Kiln People
Glory Season
The Heart of the Comet (with Benford, Gregory)

Brown, Frederic:

Martians, Go Home
The Best of Frederic Brown (SS)
The Lights in the Sky Are Stars

Brunner, John:

The Compleat Traveler in Black
A Maze of Stars
The Sheep Look Up
Stand on Zanzibar
The Shockwave Rider
The Whole Man
The Best of John Brunner (SS)
The Crucible of Time
Children of the Thunder
The Squares of the City
The Jagged Orbit

Bujold, Lois McMaster

The Miles Vorkosigan Saga:

Falling Free
Shards of Honor
The Warrior’s Apprentice
The Vor Game
Ethan of Athos
Brothers in Arms
Borders of Infinity
Mirror Dance
A Civil Campaign
Diplomatic Immunity

Burdick, Eugene and Wheeler, Harvey: Fail-Safe

Burroughs, Edgar Rice:

The Martian Tales

A Princess of Mars (Under the Moons of Mars)
The Gods of Mars
The Warlord of Mars
Thuvia, Maid of Mars
The Chessmen of Mars
The Master Mind of Mars
A Fighting Man of Mars
Swords of Mars
Synthetic Men of Mars
Llana of Gathol
John Carter of Mars

Tarzan of the Apes

Caidin, Martin: Marooned

Campbell, John W.:

The Morey, Wade and Arcot Tales:

The Black Star Passes
Islands of Space
Invaders from the Infinite
The Incredible Planet

The Aarn Munro Tales:

The Mightiest Machine

The Moon is Hell
The Ultimate Weapon
The Cloak of Aesir
The Planeteers
The Space Beyond
The Best of John W. Campbell

Carroll, Lewis: The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition (edited and annotated by Martin Gardner)

Chalker, Jack L.:

The Well of Souls Series:

Midnight at the Well of Souls
Quest for the Well of Souls
Exiles at the Well of Souls
The Return of Nathan Brazil
Twilight at the Well of Souls
Echoes of the Well of Souls
Shadow of the Well of Souls
Gods of the Well of Souls
The Sea is Full of Stars
Ghost of the Well of Souls

The Web of the Chozen
And the Devil Will Drag You Under

A. Bertram Chandler:

The Saga of John Grimes (in rough order):

Frontier of the Dark (history)
The Rim of Space (Calver)
The Ship from Outside (Calver)
When the Dream Dies (Rim Worlds)
Bring Back Yesterday (Rim Worlds)
Beyond the Galactic Rim (Rim Worlds)
The Road to the Rim/The Hard Way Up
Spartan Planet/The Commodore at Sea
The Inheritors/Gateway to Never
The Big Black Mark
The Far Traveler
Star Courier
To Keep the Ship
Matilda’s Stepchildren
The Anarch Lords
The Last Amazon
The Wild Ones
The Rim Gods/The Dark Dimensions
Into the Alternate Universe/Contraband from Outer Space
The Way Back

Chant, Joy: The High Kings: Arthur’s Celtic Ancestors

Cherryh, C.J.:

The Alliance-Union Series:

Heavy Time
Downbelow Station
40,000 in Gehenna
Merchanter’s Luck
Finity’s End
Cyteen (initially published as three volumes, Cyteen: The Betrayal, Cyteen: The Rebirth and Cyteen: The Vindication)

The Chanur Series:

Pride of Chanur
Chanur’s Venture
The Kif Strike Back
Chanur’s Homecoming
Chanur’s Legacy

Serpent’s Reach
Voyager in Night

Clarke, Arthur C.:

The Lion of Comarre/Against the Fall of Night
The City and the Stars
Islands in the Sky
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke (SS)
Glide Path
The Deep Range
A Fall of Moondust
The Sands of Mars
The Songs of Distant Earth
Imperial Earth
The Fountains of Paradise
The Ghost from Grand Banks
Dolphin Island
Reach for Tomorrow (SS)
Childhood’s End
Expedition to Earth (SS)
Tales from the “White Hart”
Prelude to Space
The Hammer of God
The Other Side of the Sky (SS)
The Wind from the Sun (SS)

The 2001 Series:

2001: A Space Odyssey
2010: Odyssey Two
2061: Odyssey Three
3001: The Final Odyssey
The Lost Worlds of 2001
The Odyssey File (with Hyams, Peter J.)

The Rama Series:

Rendezvous With Rama
Rama II (with Lee, Gentry)
The Garden of Rama (with Lee, Gentry)
Rama Revealed (with Lee, Gentry)

Clement, Hal (Harry C. Stubbs):

The Essential Hal Clement, Volume 1: Trio for Slide Rule and Typewriter (Needle, Ice Planet, Close to Critical)
The Essential Hal Clement, Volume 2: Music of Many Spheres (short stories)
The Essential Hal Clement, Volume 3: Variations on a Theme by Sir Isaac Newton (Mission of Gravity, Starlight; the short stories Lecture Demonstration and Under and the essay Whirligig World as well as some items not by Clement)
Mission of Gravity
Heavy Planet (Mission of Gravity, Starlight, Lecture Demonstration, Under, Whirligig World but not the other items in the above volume)
Through the Eye of a Needle
The Nitrogen Fix
The Best of Hal Clement (SS)
Close to Critical
Cycle of Fire
Still River
Half Life

Correy, Lee (Stine, G. Harry):

Space Doctor
Shuttle Down

Coyle, Harold: Team Yankee: A Novel of World War III

Crichton, Michael: Eaters of the Dead

de Camp, L. Sprague:

The Compleat Complete Enchanter (with Pratt, Fletcher)
Land of Unreason (with Pratt, Fletcher)

The Reluctant King (and associated stories):

The Goblin Tower
The Clocks of Iraz
The Unbeheaded King
The Honorable Barbarian

The Purple Pterodactyls (SS)
The Fallible Fiend
The Best of L. Sprague de Camp
Lest Darkness Fall
The Great Fetish
The Hostage of Zir
The Virgin and the Wheels
Rogue Queen
Solomon’s Stone
The Glory That Was

del Rey, Lester: Nerves

Delany, Samuel R.:

Empire Star
The Balled of Beta-2
Distant Stars (SS)
Aye, and Gomorrah and Other Stories (SS)

Dick, Philip K.:

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
The Man in the High Castle
Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said
A Scanner Darkly

Dickson, Gordon R.:

The Childe Cycle:

Three to Dorsai (containing Necromancer, Tactics of Mistake, Dorsai!)
Tactics of Mistake
Soldier, Ask Not
Lost Dorsai (SS)
The Spirit of Dorsai (SS)
The Final Encyclopedia (published initially as one volume, subsequent publications are two volumes with additional material)
The Chantry Guild
Young Bleys

The Dragon and the George
The Right to Arm Bears
The Far Call

Drake, David

Hammer’s Slammers

The Hammer’s Slammers Omnibus, Volume 1
The Hammer’s Slammers Omnibus, Volume 2
The Hammer’s Slammers Omnibus, Volume 3
Hammer’s Slammers
At Any Price
Counting the Cost
Rolling Hot
The Warrior
Paying the Piper
The Butcher’s Bill
Caught in the Crossfire
The Tank Lords
The Sharp End
Cross the Stars (peripheral)
The Voyage (peripheral)

Ellison, Harlan:

I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay (based on the stories of Isaac Asimov)
The City on the Edge of Forever
Phoenix Without Ashes (with Bryant, Edward)
Deathbird Stories (SS)

Finney, Jack:

Time and Again
From Time to Time
The Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Flynn, Michael:

The Firestar Chronicles:

Rogue Star
Falling Stars
The Wreck of the River of Stars

Ford, John M.:
Web of Angels
Growing up Weightless
The Final Reflection

Forward, Robert L.:

The Dragon Chronicles:
Dragon’s Egg

The Rocheworld Chronicles:
Return to Rocheworld
Marooned in Eden
Ocean Under the Ice
Rescued from Paradise

Foster, Alan Dean:

The Chronicles of the Humanx Commonwealth:
Nor Crystal Tears
Diuturnity’s Dawn
Voyage to the City of the Dead
For Love of Mother-Not
The Tar-Aiym Krang
Mission to Moulokin
Orphan Star
The Deluge Drivers
The End of the Matter
Flinx in Flux
Drowning World
Flinx’s Folly
Sliding Scales
Sentenced to Prism
The Howling Stones

Raymond Z. Gallun:
The Planet Strappers
The Best of Raymond Z. Gallun

Randall Garrett:
Lord Darcy (omnibus)
Lord Darcy Investigates
Murder and Magic
Too Many Magicians

Kenneth F. Gantz: Not in Solitude

Hugo Gernsback: Ralph 124C 41+: A Romance of the Year 2660

David Gerrold:

Near Future Sequence:
Jumping Off the Planet
Bouncing Off the Moon
Leaping to the Stars

The Star Wolf Series:
The Voyage of the Star Wolf
The Middle of Nowhere
Blood and Fire
Star Hunt

Under the Eye of God
A Covenant of Justice

William Gibson:
Pattern Recognition
Difference Engine (with Bruce Sterling)

Burning Chrome
Count Zero
Mona Lisa Overdrive

Virtual Light:
Virtual Light
All Tomorrow’s Parties

Alexis A. Gilliland:

The Rosinante Trilogy:
The Revolution from Rosinante
A Long Shot for Rosinante
The Pirates of Rosinante

Tom Godwin: The Cold Equations and Other Stories (edited by Eric Flint)

William Goldman: The Princess Bride

Rex Gordon: First on Mars

Kenneth Grahame: The Wind in the Willows

James Gunn: The Listeners

H. Rider Haggard:
King Solomon’s Mines
Allan Quatermain
The Return of She
The People of the Mist
The World’s Desire (with Andrew Lang)
The Saga of Eric Brighteyes
Heart of the World
Morning Star

Jack C. Haldeman, II: High Steel (with Jack Dann)

Joe Haldeman:

The Forever War:
The Forever War
Forever Free

All My Sins Remembers
Infinite Dreams
There Is No Darkness (with Jack C. Haldeman, II)
Dealing in Futures
The Hemingway Hoax
Buying Time
The Coming
Forever Peace

The Worlds Series:
Worlds Apart
Worlds Enough and Time

Edmond Hamilton:
What’s It Like Out There?
The Vampire Master and Other Tales of Horror
Starwolf (omnibus)
City at Worlds End
Crashing Suns
Outside the Universe
The Star of Life
The Haunted Stars
The Best of Edmond Hamilton
Battle for the Stars/The Nemesis from Terra (with Leigh Brackett)
Stark and the Star Kings (with Leigh Brackett)

Peter F. Hamilton:
Fallen Dragon
Pandora’s Star

The Confederation Universe:
The Confederation Handbook
A Second Chance at Eden
Consolidation (The Neutronium Alchemist)
Conflict (The Neutronium Alchemist)
The Emergence (Reality Dysfunction)
Expansion (Reality Dysfunction)
Flight (The Naked God)
Faith (The Naked God)

(The Neutronium Alchemist, Reality Dysfunction and The Naked God are the names of the hardcover editions; the other names given are the split paperback names.)

Greg Mandel:
Mindstar Rising
A Quantum Murder
The Nano Flower

Charles R. Harness:
An Ornament to His Profession

Harry Harrison:
The Deathworld Trilogy (omnibus)

The Stainless Steel Rat:
A Stainless Steel Rat is Born
The Adventures of the Stainless Steel Rat (omnibus)
The Stainless Steel Rat’s Revenge
The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World
The Stainless Steel Rat Wants You!
The Stainless Steel Rat for President
The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted
The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues
The Stainless Steel Rat Goes to Hell

Bill the Galactic Hero
Star Smashers of the Galaxy Rangers
A Transatlantic Tunnel, Hurrah!
The Lifeship (with Gordon R. Dickson)
The Technicolor Time Machine

William K. Hartmann: Mars Underground

Robert A. Heinlein:
For Us, The Living
The Past Through Tomorrow
The Man Who Sold the Moon
The Green Hills of Earth
Revolt in 2100/Methuselah’s Children
Orphans of the Sky
Time Enough for Love
The Number of the Beast
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls
To Sail Beyond the Sunset
Rocket Ship Galileo
Red Planet
Space Cadet
The Rolling Stones
Farmer in the Sky
Between Planets
Have Space Suit—Will Travel
The Star Beast
Tunnel in the Sky
Time for the Stars
Citizen of the Galaxy
Starman Jones
Podakayne of Mars
Starship Troopers
The Puppet Masters
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
I Will Fear No Evil
Job: A Comedy of Justice
The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag
Waldo & Magic, Inc.
Double Star
The Door into Summer
Day After Tomorrow/Sixth Column
Menace from Earth
Assignment in Eternity
Beyond This Horizon
Glory Road
Expanded Universe
Farnham’s Freehold
Grumbles from the Grave
A Stranger in a Strange Land

Zenna Henderson: Ingathering: The Complete People Stories

Frank Herbert:
Under Pressure
The Book of Frank Herbert
The Worlds of Frank Herbert
The Santaroga Barrier

Dune Messiah
Children of Dune

Bureau of Sabotage:
Whipping Star
The Dosadi Experiment

Destination Void
The Lazarus Effect (with Bill Ransom)
The Jesus Incident (with Bill Ransom)
Ascension Factor (with Bill Ransom)

P.C. Hodgell:
Dark of the Gods
Seeker’s Mask
Blood and Ivory: A Tapestry

William Hope Hodgson:
The House on the Borderland
Carnacki, The Ghost-Finder
The Night Land
The Ghost Pirates
The Boats of the Glen Carrig
Out of the Storm

James P. Hogan:

The Titan Sequence:
Code of the Lifemaker
The Immortality Option

The Giants Sequence:
Inherit the Stars
The Gentle Giants of Ganymede
Giant’s Star
Mission to Minerva

Cecilia Holland: Floating Worlds

The Iliad (translated by Robert Fagles)
The Odyssey (translated by Robert Fagles)

William Horwood

The Wind in the Willows Sequels:
The Willows in Winter
Toad Triumphant
The Willows and Beyond

Robert E. Howard:
The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane
Bran Mak Morn: The Last King
Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors

The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian
The Bloody Crown of Conan
The Conquering Sword of Conan

Fred Hoyle
The Black Cloud

The Andromeda Stories:
A for Andromeda (with John Elliot)
The Andromeda Breakthrough (with John Elliot)

Barry Hughart:

Master Li:
Bridge of Birds
Eight Skilled Gentlemen
The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox (omnibus)

C.J. Cutliffe Hyne: The Lost Continent

Shirley Jackson: The Haunting of Hill House

Baron of Jomini: The Art of War

Nikos Kazantzakis: The Last Temptation of Christ

Donald Kingsbury: The Psychohistorical Crisis

Damon Knight:
In Search of Wonder (essays)
Creating Short Fiction

C.M. Kornbluth:
A Mile Beyond the Moon
The Best of C.M. Kornbluth
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C.M. Kornbluth

Theodore Krulik: The Complete Amber Sourcebook (see Roger Zelazny)

Geoffrey A. Landis:
Mars Crossing
Impact Parameter and Other Quantum Realities

Ursula K. LeGuin:
The Dispossessed
The Left Hand of Darkness

Fritz Leiber:
A Pail of Air
Gather, Darkenss!
The Wanderer
You’re All Alone
The Silver Eggheads
Conjure Wife
The Green Millennium
Our Lady of Darkness
The Ghost Light
The Dealings of Daniel Kesserich
A Spectre is Haunting Texas
The Best of Fritz Leiber

Spider War:
The Big Time

Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser:
Ill Met in Lankhmar
Lean Times in Lankhmar
Return to Lankhmar
Farewell to Lankhmar

Murray Leinster:
Med Ship
A Logic Named Joe
Planets of Adventure
First Contacts: The Essential Murray Leinster

Madeline L’Engle: A Wrinkle in Time

Anthony R. Lewis: A Concordance to Cordwainer Smith (see Cordwainer Smith)

C.S. Lewis:
Out of the Silent Planet
That Hideous Strength

H.P. Lovecraft:
The Lurker at the Threshold (w/August Derleth)
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
The Shadow Out of Tiime
The Watchers Out of Time (w/August Derleth)
The Dunwich Horror and Others
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales
At the Mountains of Madness
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath
The Doom that Came to Sarnath
The Shadow Over Innsmouth and Other Stories of Horror
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories
The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories
The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories

R.A MacAvoy: Tea with a Black Dragon

George MacDonald:

Arthur Machen
The Three Imposters and Other Stories
The White People and Other Stories: The Best Weird Tales of Arthur Machen
The Terror and Other Tales: The Best Weird Tales of Arthur Machen
The Great God Pan
Tales of Horror and Supernatural

Ken MacLeod:
Newton’s Wake: A Space Opera
Learning the World

The Fall Revolution:
The Star Fraction
The Cassini Division
The Sky Road
The Stone Canal

The Engines of Light:
Cosmonaut Keep
Dark Light
Engine City

Sir Thomas Malory: Le Morte D’Arthur

George R. R. Martin:
Tuf Voyaging
Dying of the Light
Fevre Dream
Windhaven (w/Lisa Tuttle)

Thrones Series:
The Hedge Knight
A Game of Thrones
A Clash of Kings
A Storm of Swords
A Feast for Crows

Richard Matheson:
Shock I
Shock II
Shock III
The Shrinking Man
A Stir of Echoes
I Am Legend
The Shores of Space

Paul J. McAuley:
Of the Night
Eternal Light
Red Dust
Four Hundred Billion Stars

The Confluence:
Child of the River
Ancients of Days
Shrine of Stars

Wil McCarthy:

The Queendom of Sol:
The Collapsium
The Wellstone
Lost in Transmission
To Crush the Moon

The Dark Side of Nanotechnology:
Murder in the Solid State

Michael McCollum:
The Sails of Tau Ceti
Gibraltar Earth
A Greater Infinity
The Clouds of Saturn
Gridlock and Other Stories

Life Probe:
Life Probe
Procyon’s Promise

Antares Trilogy:
Antares Dawn
Antares Passage
Antares Victory

Jack McDevitt:
Infinity Beach
Eternity Road

Alex Benedict:
A Talent for War

The Engines of God:
The Engines of God

Ian MacDonald:
Terminal Cafe
Desolation Road

Vonda N. McIntyre:


Patricia A. McKillip:
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

The Riddle-Master of Hed:
The Riddle-Master of Hed
Heir of Sea and Fire
Harpist in the Wind

Dr. Willis E. McNelly (editor): The Dune Encyclopedia (see Frank Herbert)

Jean Merrill: The Pushcart War

Judith Merrill: The Shadow on the Hearth

A. Merritt:
Seven Footprints to Satan
The Metal Monster
Ship of Ishtar
Dwellers in the Mirage
The Face in the Abyss
Burn Witch Burn
The Moon Pool
The Black Wheel (w/Hannes Bok)

Walter M. Miller, Jr.:
The Best of Walter M. Miller, Jr.

The Leibowitz Canticles:
A Canticle for Leibowitz
Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman (w/Terry Bisson)

Donald Moffitt:
The Jupiter Theft

The Genesis Quest
Second Genesis

Elizabeth Moon:

Herris Serrano:
Hunting Party
Sporting Chance
Winning Colors

Esmay Suiza:
Once a Hero
Rules of Engagement
Change of Command
Against the Odds

Kylara Vatta:
Trading in Danger
Marquee and Reprisal

Michael Moorcock:
Kane of Old Mars
A Nomad of the Time Streams
The Ice Schooner

Elric of Melnibone
Song of the Black Sword
The Fortress of the Pearl
The Sailor on the Seas of Fate
The Weird of the White Wolf
The Vanishing Tower
The Revenge of the Rose
The Bane of the Black Sword

The Jewell in the Skull
Mad God’s Amulet
The Sword of the Dawn
The Runestaff

C. L. Moore:
Jirel of Joiry
Northwest Smith
Judgment Night
The Best of C. L. Moore
Doomsday Morning
Earth’s Last Citadel (w/Henry Kuttner)

Ward Moore: Bring the Jubilee

William Morris:
The Well at World’s End
The Wood Beyond the World
The Sundering Flood
The Water of the Wondrous Isles
On the Lines of Morris’ Romances: Two Books that Inspired J.R.R. Tolkien
More to William Morris: Two Books that Inspired J.R.R. Tolkien

Larry Niven:
Bridging the Galaxies
Playgrounds of the Mind
Convergent Series (also contains Known Space, Draco’s Tavern, Leshy Circuit, Warlock)
A Hole in Space (also contains Known Space, Draco’s Tavern, Leshy Circuit, Warlock)
Limits (also contains Draco’s Tavern)

Draco Tavern:
The Draco Tavern
(plus also see collections above)

Flight of the Horse (also contains Svetz)
The Magic Goes Away
The Burning City (w/Jerry Pournelle)
The Magic May Return

Rainbow Mars
(see also Warlock)

Smoke Ring/Leshy Circuit
A World Out of Time
The Integral Trees
Smoke Ring

Known Space:
Tales of Known Space: The Universe of Larry Niven
Three Books of Known Space
The Long ARM of Gil Hamilton
The Patchwork Girl
World of Ptaavs
A Gift from Earth
Neutron Star
Ringworld Engineers
The Throne of Ringworld
Ringworld’s Children
(Also some individual stories in the Man-Kzin Wars series, mostly by other authors)

Andre Norton:
Star Man’s Son
Ice Crown
Android at Arms
Operation Time Search
Secret of the Lost Race
No Night Without Stars
The Sioux Spaceman
Operation Time Search
The X Factor
Wheel of Stars
Iron Cage
Star Gate
Dark Piper
Dread Companion

Blake Walker/Crosstime:
The Crossroads of Time
Quest Crosstime

Central Control:
Star Rangers
Star Guard

Night of Masks

Forerunner/Shan Lantee:
Storm Over Warlock
Ordeal in Otherwhere
Forerunner Foray
Forerunner: Second Venture

Free Traders:
Moon of Three Rings
Exiles of the Stars
Flight in Yiktor
Dare to Go A-Hunting

Hosteen Storm:
The Beast Master
Lord of Thunder

Judgment on Janus
Victory on Janus

Jern Murdock:
The Zero Stone
Uncharted Stars

The Stars Are Ours!
Star Born

Time Traders:
The Time Traders
Galactic Derelict
The Defiant Agents
Key Out of Time

Solar Queen:
Sargasso in Space
Plague Ship
Voodoo Planet
Postmarked the Stars

Alan E. Nourse:
Rocket to Limbo
Star Surgeon
Blade Runner
PSI High and Others
Raiders from the Rings
Scavengers in Space

Philip Francis Nowlan: Armageddon 2419 A.D.

Patrick O’Brian:

The Jack Aubrey Series:
Master and Commander
Post Captain
H.M.S. Surprise
The Mauritius Command
Desolation Island
The Fortune of War
The Surgeon’s Mate
The Ionian Mission
Treason’s Harbor
The Far Side of the World
The Reverse of the Medal
The Letter of Marque
The Thirteen Gun Salute
The Nutmeg of Consolation
The Truelove
The Wine-Dark Sea
The Commodore
The Yellow Admiral
The Hundred Days
Blue at the Mizzen
21: The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey

Chad Oliver:
A Star Agove It
Far from This Earth
The Shores of Another Sea

George Orwell:
Animal Farm

Edgar Pangborn:
A Mirror for Observers
West of the Sun
Still I Persist in Wondering

Mervyn Peake
Titus Groan
Titus Alone
Boy in Darkness: Titus Groan’s Journey from Gormenghast

Charles R. Pellegrino:
The Killing Star
Flying to Valhalla (w/George Zebrowski)

Ludesk Pesek:
The Earth is Near
Log of a Moon Expedition

Ellis Peters:
The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael:
A Rare Bendictine
A Morbid Taste for Bones
One Corpse Too Many
Monk’s Hood
St. Peter’s Fair
The Leper of Saint Giles
The Virgin in the Ice
The Sanctuary Sparrow
The Devil’s Novice
Dead Man’s Ransom
The Pilgrim of Hate
An Excellent Mystery
The Raven in the Foregate
The Rose Rent
The Hermit of Eyton Forest
Confession of Brother Haluin
The Heretic’s Apprentice
The Potter’s Field
The Summer of the Danes
The Holy Thief
Brother Cadfael’s Penance

H. Beam Piper
The Terro-Human Future History
First Cycle (w/Michael Kurland)
Four Day Planet/Lone Star Planet
The Fuzzy Papers
Fuzzies and Other People
Uller Uprising
The Cosmic Computer
The Space Viking

The Paratime Series
Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen

The Worlds of H. Beam Piper
Murder in the Gunroom

Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett (Lord Dunsany, Eighteenth Baron of Dunsany):
Don Rodriguez: Chronicles of Shadow Valley
The King of Elfland’s Daughter
Over the Hills and Far Away
Beyond the Fields We Know
The Charwoman’s Shadow
At the Edge of the World
Gods, Men and Ghosts
The Food of Death
The Curse of the Wise Woman
Seven Modern Comedies
The Collected Jorkens (three volumes)

Edgar Allen Poe: Selected Poetry and Prose of Poe

Frederik Pohl:
Man Plus
The Coming of the Quantum Cats
The Way the Future Was: A Memoir
The Cool War
The Age of the Pussyfoot
Black Star Rising
Midas World
Planets Three
Day Million
The Best of Frederik Pohl
Narabedla, Ltd.
The World at the End of Time
The Day the Martians Came
Slave Ship
The Years of the City
Stopping at Slowyear
Mining the Oort
The Voices of Heaven
O Pioneer!
The Early Pohl

The Gateway Series:
The Gateway Trip
Beyond the Blue Event Horizon
Heechee Rendezvous
The Annals of the Heechee
The Boy Who Would Live Forever

The Eschaton Sequence:
The Other End of Time
The Siege of Eternity
The Far Shore of Time

Venus, Inc. Series
The Space Merchants (w/C.M. Kornbluth)
Venus, Inc.

Search the Sky (w/C.M. Kornbluth)
Our Best (w/C.M. Kornbluth)
Wolfbane (w/C.M. Kornbluth)

The Starchild Series (w/Jack Williamson):
The Reefs of Space
Rogue Star

The Saga of Cuckoo (w/Jack Williamson):
Farthest Star
Wall Around a Star

The Undersea Trilogy (w/Jack Williamson):
Undersea City
Undersea Fleet
Undersea Quest

Land’s End (w/Jack Williamson)
Jerry Pournelle:
The Falkenberg Series:
West of Honor
The Mercenary
Prince of Mercenaries
Go Tell the Spartans (w/S.M. Stirling)
Prince of Sparta (w/S.M. Stirling)

The Empire Series:
A Spaceship for the King/King David’s Spaceship
The Mote in God’s Eye (w/Larry Niven)
The Gripping Hand (w/Larry Niven)

Future History:
High Justice
Exiles to Glory

Birth of Fire
Lucifer’s Hammer (w/Larry Niven)
Oath of Fealty (w/Larry Niven)
Footfall (w/Larry Niven)

Tim Powers:
Expiration Date
Earthquake Weather
The Annubis Gates
On Stranger Tides
The Drawing of the Dark
The Stress of Her Regard
Last Call
Strange Itineraries
Three Days to Never

Terry Pratchett:
The Discworld Series:
The Color of Magic
The Light Fantastic
Equal Rites
Wyrd Sisters
Guards! Guards!
Moving Pictures
Reaper Man
Witches Abroad
Small Gods
Lords and Ladies
Men at Arms
Soul Music
Interesting Times
Feet of Clay
The Last Continent
Carpe Jugulum
The Fifth Elephant
The Truth
Thief of Time
The Last Hero
The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
Night Watch
The Wee Free Men
Monstrous Regiment
A Hat Full of Sky
Going Postal

Fletcher Pratt
The Well of the Unicorn
The Blue Star
The Land of Unreason (w/L. Sprague de Camp)

Steven Pressfield: Gates of Fire

Paul Preuss:

The Venus Prime Series
Breaking Strain
Hide and Seek
The Medusa Encounter
The Diamond Moon
The Shining Ones

Alastair Reynolds:
Understanding Space and Time
Century Rain
Pushing Ice

The Cojoiner Tales
Galactic North
Revelation Space
Chasm City
Redemption Ark
Absolution Gap
Turquoise Days/Diamond Dogs

Mack Reynolds:
Compounded Interests

The North Africa Trilogy:
Border, Breed, Nor Birth
Blackman’s Burden
The Best Ye Breed

Rex Bader:
Five Way Secret Agent/The Mercenary from Tomorrow
Satellite City
Lagrange Five

Lagrange Five:
The Lagrangists (w/Dean Ing)
Chaos in Lagrangia (w/Dean Ing)
Trojan Orbit (w/Dean Ing)

John Ringo:
Into the Looking Glass
Von Neumann’s War (w/Travis S. Taylor, Ph.D.)

Frank M. Robinson:
The Dark Beyond the Stars
The Power

Kim Stanley Robinson:
Years of Rice and Salt
The Memory of Whiteness

The Global Warming Trilogy:
Forty Signs of Rain
Fifty Degrees Below

The Mars Tetralogy:
Red Mars
Green Mars
Blue Mars
The Martians

The California Trilogy:
The Wild Shore
The Gold Coast
Pacific Edge

Spider Robinson:
By Any Other Name
The Free Lunch
User Friendly
Very Bad Deaths

Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon/Lady Sally’s Place:
Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon
Time Traveler’s Strictly Cash
Callahan’s Secret
Callahan’s Lady
Lady Slings the Booze
The Callahan Touch
Callahan’s Legacy
Callahan’s Key
Callahan’s Con
Off the Wall at Callahan’s

The Stardance Trilogy:

Mordecai Roshwald: Level 7

Tony Rothman: The World is Round

Rudy Rucker:
The Hacker and the Ants, Version 2.0
White Light
Master of Space and Time
The Hollow Earth

Ed Ruggero:
38 North Yankee
The Common Defense
Breaking Ranks
The Academy

Eric Frank Russell:
Sinister Barrier
Major Ingredients
Entities: The Selected Novels of Eric Frank Russell
The Best of Eric Frank Russell
The Great Explosion
The Mindwarpers
Sentinels from Space
Next of Kin
Three to Conquer
Design for Great-Day (w/Alan Dean Foster)

Multi-author short story collections:

Benford, Gregory and Zebrowski, George: Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science

Boucher, Anthony (edtior): A Treasury of Great Science Fiction (two volumes)

Bova, Ben:

The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB

Carr, Terry: The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume I

Clarke, Arthur C. and Proctor, George R.: The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume 3

Clarke, Arthur C. and Brin, David: Project Solar Sail

Conklin, Groff:

Omnibus of Science Fiction
Science Fiction Thinking Machines

Dozois, Gardner:

The Good Old Stuff
The Good New Stuff
Worldmakers: SF Adventures in Terraforming
The Year’s Best Science Fiction (twenty-two volumes plus a best of volume and counting)

Ellison, Harlan:

Dangerous Visions
Again, Dangerous Visions

Medea: Harlan’s World

James Gunn:
Astounding Stories: The 60th Anniversary Collection (three volumes)

The Road to Science Fiction:
The Road to Science Fiction: From Gilgamesh to Wells
The Road to Science Fiction: From Wells to Heinlein
The Road to Science Fiction: From Heinlein to Here
The Road to Science Fiction: From Here to Forever
The Road to Science Fiction: The British Way

Peter Haining: Gothic Tales of Terror (two volumes)

Harry Harrison: Astounding: The John W. Campbell Memorial Anthology

David G. Hartwell:
Age of Wonders
The Year’s Best SF (ten volumes to date)
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF (with Kathryn Cramer)
The Hard SF Renaissance (with Kathryn Cramer)

Raymond J. Healy:
New Tales of Space and Time
Nine Tales of Space and Time

Jane Hipolito and Willis E. McNelly: Mars, We Love You

Damon Knight:
A Science Fiction Argosy
Science Fiction of the 30’s
A Century of Science Fiction
The Orbit anthology series

Robert P. Mills: The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction

Sam Moskowitz: Science Fiction by Gaslight

Andre Norton: Space Pioneers

Frederik Pohl:
Door to Anywhere (The Tenth Galaxy Reader)
Star Science Fiction Stories (multiple volumes)
The SFWA Grand Masters (multiple volumes)
Assignment in Tomorrow
The Expert Dreamers

Jerry Pournelle:
Far Frontiers (edited w/Jim Baen) (various volumes)
The Endless Frontier (edited w/John F. Carr) (various volumes)
2020 Vision
Black Holes
The Crash of Empire (edited w/John F. Carr) (various volumes)
There Will Be War (edited w/John F. Carr) (various volumes)

A. Kingsley Russell: Science Fiction by the Rivals of H.G. Wells

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