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Science Fiction And Fantasy Finalists

Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
August 3, 2011

Many of you told us you just can’t wait until mid-August — when we unveil the results of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Vote — to start reading. So here’s the complete list of finalists, nominated by you and the NPR Science Fiction and Fantasy Panel. Happy reading!

1632, by Eric Flint1984, by George Orwell2001: A Space Odyssey, by Arthur C. Clarke20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, by Jules Verne

The Acts Of Caine Series, by Matthew Woodring StoverThe Algebraist, by Iain M. BanksAltered Carbon, by Richard K. MorganAmerican Gods, by Neil GaimanAnansi Boys, by Neil GaimanAnathem, by Neal StephensonAnimal Farm, by George OrwellThe Anubis Gates, by Tim PowersArmor, by John Steakley

The Baroque Cycle, by Neal StephensonBattlefield Earth, by L. Ron HubbardBeggars In Spain, by Nancy KressThe Belgariad, by David EddingsThe Black Company Series, by Glen CookThe Black Jewels Series, by Anne BishopThe Book Of The New Sun, by Gene WolfeBrave New World, by Aldous HuxleyBridge Of Birds, by Barry Hughart

The Callahan’s Series, by Spider RobinsonA Canticle For Leibowitz, by Walter M. MillerThe Cat Who Walked Through Walls, by Robert HeinleinCat’s Cradle , by Kurt VonnegutThe Caves Of Steel, by Isaac AsimovThe Change Series, by S.M. StirlingChildhood’s End, by Arthur C. ClarkeChildren Of God, by Mary Doria RussellThe Chronicles Of Amber, by Roger ZelaznyThe Chronicles Of Thomas Covenant, The Unbeliever, by Stephen R. DonaldsonThe City And The City, by China MievilleCity And The Stars, by Arthur C. ClarkeA Clockwork Orange, by Anthony BurgessThe Codex Alera Series, by Jim ButcherThe Coldfire Trilogy, by C.S. FriedmanThe Commonwealth Saga, by Peter F. HamiltonThe Company Wars, by C.J. CherryhThe Conan The Barbarian Series, by R.E. HowardContact, by Carl SaganCryptonomicon, by Neal StephensonThe Crystal Cave, by Mary StewartThe Culture Series, by Iain M. Banks

The Dark Tower Series, by Stephen KingThe Day of Triffids, by John WyndhamDeathbird Stories, by Harlan EllisonThe Deed of Paksennarion Trilogy, by Elizabeth MoonThe Demolished Man, by Alfred BesterThe Deverry Cycle, by Katharine KerrDhalgren, by Samuel R. DelanyThe Diamond Age, by Neil StephensonThe Difference Engine, by William Gibson & Bruce SterlingThe Dispossessed, by Ursula K. LeGuinDo Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?, by Philip K. DickDon’t Bite The Sun, by Tanith LeeDoomsday Book, by Connie WillisDragonflight, by Anne McCaffreyDreamsnake, by Vonda McIntyreThe Dune Chronicles, by Frank Herbert

Earth, by David BrinEarth Abides, by George R. StewartThe Eisenhorn Omnibus, by Dan AbnettThe Elric Saga, by Michael MoorcockEnder’s Game, by Orson Scott CardEon, by Greg BearThe Eyes Of The Dragon, by Stephen KingThe Eyre Affair, by Jasper Fforde

The Faded Sun Trilogy, by C.J. CherryhFafhrd & The Gray Mouser Series, by Fritz LeiberFahrenheit 451, by Ray BradburyThe Farseer Trilogy, by Robin HobbThe Female Man, by Joanna RussThe Fionavar Tapestry Trilogy, by Guy Gavriel KayA Fire Upon The Deep, by Vernor VingeThe First Law Trilogy, by Joe AbercrombieFlowers For Algernon, by Daniel KeysThe Foreigner Series, by C.J. CherryhThe Forever War, by Joe HaldemanThe Foundation Trilogy, by Isaac AsimovFrankenstein, by Mary Shelley

The Gaea Trilogy, by John VarleyThe Gap Series, by Stephen R. DonaldsonThe Gate To Women’s Country, by Sheri S. TepperGoing Postal, by Terry PratchettThe Gone-Away World, by Nick HarkawayThe Gormenghast Triology, by Mervyn PeakeGrass, by Sheri S. TepperGravity’s Rainbow, by Thomas Pynchon

The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret AtwoodHard-Boiled Wonderland And The End of The World, by Haruki MurakamiThe Heechee Saga, by Frederik PohlThe Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas AdamsThe Hollows Series, by Kim HarrisonHouse Of Leaves, by Mark DanielewskiThe Hyperion Cantos, by Dan Simmons

I Am Legend, by Richard MathesonI, Robot, by Isaac AsimovThe Illuminatus! Trilogy, by Robert Shea & Robert Anton WilsonThe Illustrated Man, by Ray BradburyThe Incarnations Of Immortality Series, by Piers AnthonyThe Inheritance Trilogy, by N.K. Jemisin

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, by Susanna ClarkeA Journey To The Center Of The Earth, by Jules Verne

Kindred, by Octavia ButlerThe Kingkiller Chronicles, by Patrick RothfussKraken, by China MievilleThe Kushiel’s Legacy Series, by Jacqueline Carey

Last Call, by Tim PowersThe Last Coin, by James P. BlaylockThe Last Herald Mage Trilogy, by Mercedes LackeyThe Last Unicorn, by Peter S. BeagleThe Lathe Of Heaven, by Ursula K. LeGuinThe Left Hand Of Darkness, by Ursula K. LeGuinThe Legend Of Drizzt Series, by R.A. SalvatoreThe Lensman Series, by E.E. SmithThe Liaden Universe Series, by Sharon Lee & Steve MillerThe Lies Of Locke Lamora, by Scott LynchLilith’s Brood, by Octavia ButlerLittle, Big, by John CrowleyThe Liveship Traders Trilogy, by Robin HobbLord Of Light, by Roger ZelaznyThe Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. TolkienLord Valentine’s Castle, by Robert SilverbergLucifer’s Hammer, by Larry Niven & Jerry PournelleLud-in-the-Mist, by Hope Mirrlees

The Magicians, by Lev GrossmanThe Malazan Book Of The Fallen Series, by Steven EriksonThe Man In The High Castle, by Philip K. DickThe Manifold Trilogy, by Stephen BaxterThe Mars Trilogy, by Kim Stanley RobinsonThe Martian Chronicles, by Ray BradburyMemory And Dream, by Charles de LintMemory, Sorrow, And Thorn Trilogy, by Tad WilliamsMindkiller, by Spider RobinsonThe Mistborn Series, by Brandon SandersonThe Mists Of Avalon, by Marion Zimmer BradleyThe Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, by Robert HeinleinMordant’s Need, by Stephen DonaldsonMore Than Human, by Theodore SturgeonThe Mote In God’s Eye, by Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle

The Naked Sun, by Isaac AsimovThe Neanderthal Parallax Trilogy, by Robert J. SawyerNeuromancer, by William GibsonNeverwhere, by Neil GaimanThe Newsflesh Triology, by Mira GrantThe Night’s Dawn Trilogy, by Peter F. HamiltonNorstrilia, by Cordwainer SmithNovels Of The Company, by Kage BakerThe Number Of The Beast, by Robert Heinlein

Old Man’s War, by John ScalziOn Basilisk Station, by David WeberThe Once And Future King, by T.H. WhiteOryx And Crake, by Margaret AtwoodThe Otherland Tetralogy, by Tad WilliamsThe Outlander Series, by Diana Gabaldan

Parable Of The Sower, by Octavia ButlerThe Passage, by Justin CroninPattern Recognition, by William GibsonPerdido Street Station, by China MievilleThe Prestige, by Christopher PriestThe Pride Of Chanur, by C.J. CherryhThe Prince Of Nothing Trilogy, by R. Scott BakkerThe Princess Bride, by William Goldman

Rainbows End, by Vernor VingeRendezvous With Rama, by Arthur C. ClarkeReplay, by Ken GrimwoodRevelation Space, by Alistair ReynoldsRiddley Walker, by Russell HobanThe Riftwar Saga, by Raymond E. FeistRingworld, by Larry NivenThe Riverworld Series, by Philip Jose FarmerThe Road, by Cormac McCarthy

The Saga Of Pliocene Exile, by Julian MayThe Saga Of Recluce, by L.E. Modesitt Jr.The Sandman Series, by Neil GaimanThe Sarantine Mosaic Series, by Guy Gavriel KayA Scanner Darkly, by Philip K. DickThe Scar, by China MievilleThe Shannara Trilogy, by Terry BrooksThe Shattered Chain Trilogy, by Marion Zimmer BradleyThe Silmarillion, by J.R.R. TolkienThe Sirens Of Titan, by Kurt VonnegutSlaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt VonnegutSmall Gods, by Terry PratchettSnow Crash, by Neal StephensonThe Snow Queen, by Joan D. VingeSolaris, by Stanislaw LemSomething Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray BradburySong for the Basilisk, by Patricia McKillipA Song Of Ice And Fire Series, by George R. R. MartinThe Space Trilogy, by C.S. LewisThe Sparrow, by Mary Doria RussellThe Stainless Steel Rat Books, by Harry HarrisonStand On Zanzibar, by John BrunnerThe Stand, by Stephen KingStardust, by Neil GaimanThe Stars My Destination, by Alfred BesterStarship Troopers, by Robert HeinleinStations Of The Tide, by Michael SwanwickSteel Beach, by John VarleyStranger In A Strange Land, by Robert HeinleinSunshine, by Robin McKinleyThe Sword Of Truth, by Terry GoodkindThe Swordspoint Trilogy, by Ellen Kushner

The Tales of Alvin Maker, by Orson Scott CardThe Temeraire Series, by Naomi NovikThe Thrawn Trilogy, by Timothy ZahnTigana , by Guy Gavriel KayTime Enough For Love, by Robert HeinleinThe Time Machine, by H.G. WellsThe Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey NiffeneggerTo Say Nothing Of The Dog, by Connie WillisThe Troy Trilogy, by David Gemmell

Ubik, by Philip K. DickThe Uplift Saga, by David Brin

The Valdemar Series, by Mercedes LackeyVALIS, by Philip K. DickVenus On The Half-Shell, by Kilgore Trout/Philip Jose FarmerThe Vlad Taltos Series, by Steven BrustThe Vorkosigan Saga, by Lois McMaster BujoldThe Vurt Trilogy, by Jeff Noon

The War Of The Worlds, by H.G. WellsThe Watchmen, by Alan MooreWatership Down, by Richard AdamsThe Way Of Kings, by Brandon SandersonWay Station, by Clifford D. SimakWe, by Yevgeny ZamyatinThe Wheel Of Time Series, by Robert JordanWhen Gravity Fails, by George Alec EffingerWicked, by Gregory MaguireWild Seed, by Octavia ButlerThe Windup Girl, by Paolo BacigalupiWorld War Z, by Max BrooksThe Worm Ouroboros, by E.R. Edison

The Xanth Series, by Piers Anthony

The Yiddish Policeman’s Union, by Michael Chabon [Copyright 2011 National Public Radio]

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