(Updated List:) NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books


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#1 The Fellowship of the Ring (J.R.R. Tolkien)
#2 The Two Towers (J.R.R. Tolkien)
#3 The Return of the King
#4 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
#5 Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card)
#6 Dune
#7 Dune Messiah (Frank Herbert)
#8 Dune Saga: Children of Dune (Frank Herbert)
#9 God Emperor of Dune (Frank Herbert)
#10 Heretics of Dune (Frank Herbert)
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NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books

RankItems
#1 The Fellowship of the Ring (J.R.R. Tolkien)
#2 The Two Towers (J.R.R. Tolkien)
#3 The Return of the King
#4 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
#5 Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card)
#6 Dune
#7 Dune Messiah (Frank Herbert)
#8 Dune Saga: Children of Dune (Frank Herbert)
#9 God Emperor of Dune (Frank Herbert)
#10 Heretics of Dune (Frank Herbert)
#11 Chapterhouse Dune
#12 Game of Thrones
#13 A Clash of Kings
#14 A Storm of Swords
#15 A Feast for Crows (George R.R. Martin)
#16 A Dance With Dragons (George R.R. Martin)
#17 1984 (George Orwell)
#18 Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury (1953)
#19 Foundation (Iaac Asimov)
#20 Foundation and Empire (Isaac Asimov)
#21 Second Foundation (Isaac Asimov)
#22 Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
#23 American Gods
#24 The Princess Bride (William Goldman)
#25 The Eye of the World (Robert Jordan)
#26 The Great Hunt (Robert Jordan)
#27 The Dragon Reborn (Robert Jordan)
#28 The Shadow Rising (Robert Jordan)
#29 The Fires of Heaven
#30 Lord of Chaos
#31 A Crown of Swords (Robert Jordan)
#32 The Path of Daggers
#33 Winter’s Heart
#34 Crossroads of Twilight (Robert Jordan)
#35 Knife of Dreams (Robert Jordan)
#36 The Gathering Storm (Brandon Sanderson)
#37 Towers of Midnight
#38 A Memory of Light (Brandon Sanderson)
#39 Animal Farm
#40 Neuromancer (William Gibson)
#41 Watchmen (Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons)
#42 I, Robot (Isaac Asimov)
#43 Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert a Heinlein)
#44 The Name of the Wind (Patrick Rothfuss)
#45 The Wise Man’s Fear (Patrick Rothfuss)
#46 Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
#47 Frankenstein
#48 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
#49 The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)
#50 The Gunslinger (Stephen King)
#51 The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three (Stephen King)
#52 The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands (Stephen King)
#53 The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass (Stephen King)
#54 The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla
#55 The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah (Stephen King)
#56 The Dark Tower (Stephen King)
#57 2001: A Space Odyssey (Arthur C. Clarke)
#58 The Stand (Stephen King)
#59 Snow Crash
#60 The Martian Chronicles (Ray Bradbury)
#61 Cat’s Cradle (Kurt Vonnegut)
#62 Neil Gaiman: The Sandman 1 – Preludes & Nocturnes
#63 Sandman Volume 2: The Doll’s House (Neil Gaiman)
#64 Dream Country (Neil Gaiman)
#65 Sandman Volume 4: Season of Mists (Neil Gaiman)
#66 Sandman Volume 5: A Game of You (Neil Gaiman)
#67 Sandman Volume 6: Fables & Reflection (Neil Gaiman)
#68 Sandman Volume 7: Brief Lives (Neil Gaiman)
#69 Sandman Volume 8: Worlds’ End (Neil Gaiman)
#70 Sandman Volume 9: The Kindly Ones (Neil Gaiman)
#71 Sandman Volume 10: The Wake (Neil Gaiman)
#72 A Clockwork Orange .. 1962 (Anthony Burgess)
#73 Starship Troopers
#74 Watership Down (Richard Adams)
#75 Dragonflight (Anne McCaffrey)
#76 The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (Robert A. Heinlein)
#77 A Canticle for Leibowitz (Walter M. Miller, Jr.)
#78 The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
#79 Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Jules Verne)
#80 Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes)
#81 War of the Worlds (H.G. Wells)
#82 Nine Princes in Amber (Roger Zelazny)
#83 The Guns of Avalon (Roger Zelazny)
#84 Sign of the Unicorn (Roger Zelazny)
#85 The Hand of Oberon (Roger Zelazny)
#86 The Courts of Chaos (Roger Zelazny)
#87 Trumps of Doom (Roger Zelazny)
#88 Blood of Amber (Roger Zelazny)
#89 Sign of Chaos (Roger Zelazny)
#90 Knight of Shadows (Roger Zelazny)
#91 Prince of Chaos (Roger Zelazny)
#92 Pawn of Prophecy
#93 Queen of Sorcery
#94 Magician’s Gambit
#95 Castle of Wizardry
#96 Enchanters’ End Game
#97 Mists of Avalon (Marion Zimmer Bradley)
#98 The Final Empire (Brandon Sanderson)
#99 The Well of Ascension (Brandon Sanderson)
#100 The Hero of Ages (Brandon Sanderson)
#101 Ringworld (Larry Niven)
#102 The Left Hand of Darkness (Ursula K Le Guin)
#103 The Silmarillion (J.R.R. Tolkien)
#104 The Once and Future King (T.H. White)
#105 Neverwhere (Neil Gaiman)
#106 Childhood’s End (Arthur C. Clarke)
#107 Contact (Carl Sagan)
#108 Hyperion (Dan Simmons)
#109 The Fall of Hyperion (Dan Simmons)
#110 Endymion (Dan Simmons)
#111 The Rise of Endymion (Dan Simmons)
#112 Stardust (Neil Gaiman)
#113 Cryptonomicon (Neal Stephenson)
#114 World War Z (Max Brooks)
#115 The Last Unicorn (Peter S. Beagle)
#116 The Forever War (Joe Haldeman)
#117 Small Gods (Terry Pratchett)
#118 Lord Foul’s Bane (Stephen Donaldson)
#119 The Illearth War (Stephen Donaldson)
#120 The Power That Preserves (Stephen Donaldson)
#121 Falling Free (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#122 Shards of Honor (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#123 Barrayar (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#124 The Warrior’s Apprentice (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#125 The Mountains of Mourning (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#126 The Vor Game (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#127 Cetaganda (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#128 Ethan of Athos (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#129 Labyrinth (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#130 The Borders of Infinity (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#131 Brothers in Arms (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#132 Mirror Dance (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#133 Memory (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#134 Komarr (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#135 A Civil Campaign (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#136 Winterfair Gifts (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#137 Diplomatic Immunity (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#138 Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#139 The Flowers of Vashnoi (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#140 Cryoburn (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#141 Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen (Lois Mcmaster Bujold)
#142 Going Postal (Terry Pratchett)
#143 The Mote in God’s Eye (Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle)
#144 Wizard’s First Rule (Terry Goodkind)
#145 Stone of Tears (Terry Goodkind)
#146 Blood of the Fold (Terry Goodkind)
#147 Temple of the Winds (Terry Goodkind)
#148 Soul of the Fire (Terry Goodkind)
#149 Faith of the Fallen (Terry Goodkind)
#150 The Pillars of Creation (Terry Goodkind)
#151 Naked Empire by Terry Goodkind
#152 Chainfire (Terry Goodkind)
#153 Phantom (Terry Goodkind)
#154 Confessor by Terry Goodkind
#155 The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
#156 Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (Susanna Clarke)
#157 I Am Legend (Richard Matheson)
#158 Magician (Raymond E Feist)
#159 Silverthorn
#160 A Darkness at Sethanon (Raymond E Feist)
#161 The Sword of Shannara (Terry Brooks)
#162 The Elfstones of Shannara (Terry Brooks)
#163 The Wishsong of Shannara (Terry Brooks)
#164 Conan
#165 Conan of Cimmeria (Robert E. Howard)
#166 Conan the Freebooter (Robert E. Howard)
#167 Conan the Wanderer (Robert E. Howard)
#168 Conan the Adventurer (Robert E. Howard)
#169 Conan the Buccaneer (Robert E. Howard)
#170 Conan the Warrior (Robert E. Howard)
#171 Conan the Usurper (Robert E. Howard)
#172 Conan the Conqueror (Robert E. Howard)
#173 Conan the Avenger (Robert E. Howard)
#174 Conan of Aquilonia (L. Sprague De Camp)
#175 Conan of the Isles (L. Sprague De Camp)
#176 Assassin’s Apprentice (Robin Hobb)
#177 Royal Assassin (Robin Hobb)
#178 Assassin’s Quest (Robin Hobb)
#179 The Time Traveler’s Wife (Audrey Niffenegger)
#180 The Way of Kings (Brandon Sanderson)
#181 Journey to the Center of the Earth (Jules Verne)
#182 Homeland (R. A. Salvatore)
#183 Exile (R. A. Salvatore)
#184 Sojourn (R. A. Salvatore)
#185 The Crystal Shard (R. A. Salvatore)
#186 Streams of Silver (R. A. Salvatore)
#187 The Halfling’s Gem (R. A. Salvatore)
#188 Old Man’s War (John Scalzi)
#189 The Diamond Age (Neal Stephenson)
#190 Rendezvous With Rama (Arthur C. Clarke)
#191 Kushiel’s Dart (Jacqueline Carey)
#192 Kushiel’s Chosen (Jacqueline Carey)
#193 Kushiel’s Avatar (Jacqueline Carey)
#194 Kushiel’s Scion
#195 Kushiel’s Justice
#196 Kushiel’s Mercy (Jaqueline Carey)
#197 Naamah’s Kiss (Jaqueline Carrey)
#198 Naamah’s Curse (Jaqueline Carrey)
#199 Naamah’s Blessing (Jaqueline Carrey)
#200 The Dispossessed (Ursula K. Le Guin)
#201 Something Wicked This Way Comes (Ray Bradbury)
#202 Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
#203 Gardens of the Moon (Steven Erikson)
#204 Deadhouse Gates (Steven Erikson)
#205 Memories of Ice (Steven Erikson)
#206 House of Chains (Steven Erikson)
#207 Midnight Tides (Steven Erikson)
#208 The Bonehunters (Steven Erikson)
#209 Reaper’s Gale (Steven Erikson)
#210 Toll the Hounds (Steven Erikson)
#211 Dust of Dreams (Steven Erikson)
#212 The Crippled God (Steven Erikson)
#213 The Eyre Affair (Jasper Fforde)
#214 Consider Phlebas (Iain M. Banks)
#215 The Player of Games (Iain M. Banks)
#216 Use of Weapons (Iain M. Banks)
#217 The State of the Art
#218 Excession (Iain M. Banks)
#219 Inversions (Iain M. Banks)
#220 Look to Windward (Iain M. Banks)
#221 Matter (Iain M. Banks)
#222 Surface Detail
#223 The Hydrogen Sonata
#224 The Crystal Cave (Mary Stewart)
#225 Anathem (Neal Stephenson)
#226 Furies of Calderon (Jim Butcher)
#227 Academ’s Fury
#228 Cursor’s Fury (Jim Butcher)
#229 Captain’s Fury
#230 Princep’s Fury (Jim Butcher)
#231 First Lord’s Fury
#232 The Book of the New Sun
#233 Heir to the Empire (Timothy Zahn)
#234 Dark Force Rising (Timothy Zahn)
#235 The Last Command (Timothy Zahn)
#236 Outlander (Diana Gabaldon)
#237 Dragonfly in Amber (Diana Gabaldon)
#238 Voyager (Diana Gabaldon)
#239 Drums of Autumn (Diana Gabaldon)
#240 The Fiery Cross (Diana Gabaldon)
#241 A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Diana Gabaldon)
#242 An Echo in the Bone (Diana Gabaldon)
#243 Written in My Own Heart’s Blood (Diana Gabladon)
#244 Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone (Diana Galbadon)
#245 Elric of Melniboné (Michael Moorcock)
#246 The Fortress of the Pearl (Michael Moorcock)
#247 Sailor on the Seas of Fate (Michael Moorcock)
#248 The Weird of the White Wolf (Michael Moorcock)
#249 The Sleeping Sorceress (Michael Moorcock)
#250 The Revenge of the Rose (Michael Moorcock)
#251 Bane of the Black Sword (Michael Moorcock)
#252 Stormbringer
#253 The Illustrated Man (Ray Bradbury)
#254 Sunshine (Robin McKinley)
#255 A Fire Upon the Deep (Vernor Vinge)
#256 The Caves of Steel (Isaac Asimov)
#257 Red Mars (Kim Stanley Robinson)
#258 Green Mars (Kim Stanley Robinson)
#259 Blue Mars (Kim Stanley Robinson)
#260 Lucifer’s Hammer (Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle)
#261 Doomsday Book (Connie Willis)
#262 Perdido Street Station (China Mieville)
#263 A Spell for Chameleon
#264 The Source of Magic
#265 Castle Roogna
#266 Centaur Aisle
#267 Ogre, Ogre
#268 Night Mare (Piers Anthony)
#269 Dragon on a Pedestal
#270 Crewel Lye
#271 Golem in the Gears (Piers Anthony)
#272 Vale of the Vole (Piers Anthony)
#273 Heaven Cent (Piers Anthony)
#274 Man From Mundania (Piers Anthony)
#275 Isle of View (Piers Anthony)
#276 Question Quest (Piers Anthony)
#277 The Colour of Her Panties (Piers Anthony)
#278 Demons Don’t Dream (Piers Anthony)
#279 Harpy Thyme (Piers Anthony)
#280 Geis of the Gargoyle (Piers Anthony)
#281 Roc and a Hard Place (Piers Anthony)
#282 Yon Ill Wind (Piers Anthony)
#283 Faun & Games (Piers Anthony)
#284 Zombie Lover (Piers Anthony)
#285 Xone of Contention (Piers Anthony)
#286 The Dastard (Piers Anthony)
#287 Swell Foop (Piers Anthony)
#288 Up in a Heaval (Piers Anthony)
#289 Cube Route (Piers Anthony)
#290 Currant Events (Piers Anthony)
#291 Pet Peeve (Piers Anthony)
#292 Stork Naked (Piers Anthony)
#293 Air Apparent (Piers Anthony)
#294 Two to the Fifth (Piers Anthony)
#295 Jumper Cable (Piers Anthony)
#296 Knot of Gneiss (Piers Anthony)
#297 Well- Tempered Clavicle (Piers Anthony)
#298 Luck of the Draw (Piers Anthony)
#299 Esrever Doom (Piers Anthony)
#300 Board Stiff (Piers Anthony)
#301 Five Portraits (Piers Anthony)
#302 Isis Orb (Piers Anthony)
#303 Ghost Writer in the Sky (Piers Anthony)
#304 Out of the Silent Planet (C.S. Lewis)
#305 Perelandra (C.S. Lewis)
#306 That Hideous Strength (C.S. Lewis)