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Reading the Masterworks

The Gollancz Science Fiction and Fantasy Masterworks

As I slowly (re)read through the list, I will add links to my reviews here. Books I’ve read prior to starting my reading project on Feb 1, 2012 are marked in bold.

Science Fiction (sources: 1-73; 74-110)

1 The Forever War Joe Haldeman 1974
2 I Am Legend Richard Matheson 1954
3 Cities in Flight James Blish 1950–1962
4 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick 1968
5 The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester 1956
6 Babel-17 Samuel R. Delany 1966
7 Lord of Light Roger Zelazny 1967
8 The Fifth Head of Cerberus Gene Wolfe 1972
9 Gateway Frederik Pohl 1977
10 The Rediscovery of Man Cordwainer Smith 1950–1966
11 Last and First Men Olaf Stapledon 1930
12 Earth Abides George R. Stewart 1949
13 Martian Time-Slip Philip K. Dick 1964
14 The Demolished Man Alfred Bester 1953
15 Stand on Zanzibar John Brunner 1968
16 The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin 1974
17 The Drowned World J. G. Ballard 1962
18 The Sirens of Titan Kurt Vonnegut 1959
19 Emphyrio Jack Vance 1969
20 A Scanner Darkly Philip K. Dick 1977
21 Star Maker Olaf Stapledon 1937
22 Behold the Man Michael Moorcock 1969
23 The Book of Skulls Robert Silverberg 1972
24 The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells 1895 & 1898
25 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes 1966
26 Ubik Philip K. Dick 1969
27 Timescape Gregory Benford 1980
28 More Than Human Theodore Sturgeon 1953
29 Man Plus Frederik Pohl 1976
30 A Case of Conscience James Blish 1958
31 The Centauri Device M. John Harrison 1975
32 Dr. Bloodmoney Philip K. Dick 1965
33 Non-Stop Brian Aldiss 1958
34 The Fountains of Paradise Arthur C. Clarke 1979
35 Pavane Keith Roberts 1968
36 Now Wait for Last Year Philip K. Dick 1966
37 Nova Samuel R. Delany 1968
38 The First Men in the Moon H. G. Wells 1901
39 The City and the Stars Arthur C. Clarke 1956
40 Blood Music Greg Bear 1985
41 Jem Frederik Pohl 1980
42 Bring the Jubilee Ward Moore 1953
43 VALIS Philip K. Dick 1981
44 The Lathe of Heaven Ursula K. Le Guin 1971
45 The Complete Roderick John Sladek 1980 & 1983
46 Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said Philip K. Dick 1974
47 The Invisible Man H. G. Wells 1897
48 Grass Sheri S. Tepper 1989
49 A Fall of Moondust Arthur C. Clarke 1961
50 Eon Greg Bear 1985
51 The Shrinking Man Richard Matheson 1956
52 The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch Philip K. Dick 1965
53 The Dancers at the End of Time Michael Moorcock 1974–1976
54 The Space Merchants Frederik Pohl and Cyril M. Kornbluth 1953
55 Time Out of Joint Philip K. Dick 1959
56 Downward to the Earth Robert Silverberg 1970
57 The Simulacra Philip K. Dick 1964
58 The Penultimate Truth Philip K. Dick 1964
59 Dying Inside Robert Silverberg 1972
60 Ringworld Larry Niven 1970
61 The Child Garden Geoff Ryman 1989
62 Mission of Gravity Hal Clement 1954
63 A Maze of Death Philip K. Dick 1970
64 Tau Zero Poul Anderson 1970
65 Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke 1972
66 Life During Wartime Lucius Shepard 1987
67 Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang Kate Wilhelm 1976
68 Roadside Picnic Arkady and Boris Strugatsky 1972
69 Dark Benediction Walter M. Miller, Jr. 1951
70 Mockingbird Walter Tevis 1980
71 Dune Frank Herbert 1965
72 The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein 1966
73 The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick 1962
74 Christopher Priest Inverted World
75 Kurt Vonnegut Cat’s Cradle
76 H G Wells The Island of Doctor Moreau
77 Arthur C. Clarke Childhood’s End
78 H G Wells The Time Machine
79 Samuel R. Delany Dhalgren
80 Brian Aldiss Helliconia
81 H G Wells The Food of the Gods
82 Jack Finney The Body Snatchers
83 Joanna Russ The Female Man
84 M J Engh Arslan
85 William Gibson & Bruce Sterling The Difference Engine
86 Christopher Priest The Prestige
87 Brian Aldiss Greybeard
88 Olaf Stapledon Sirius
89 Dan Simmons Hyperion
90 Clifford Simak City
91 Frank Herbert Hellstrom’s Hive
92 William Tenn Of Men and Monsters
93 Karel Capek War with the Newts & R.U.R.
94 Christopher Priest The Affirmation
95 Cecelia Holland Floating Worlds
96 Algis Budrys Rogue Moon
97 Harlan Ellison (ed.) Dangerous Visions
98 Olaf Stapledon Odd John
99 Dan Simmons The Fall of Hyperion
100 Douglas Adams The Hitch-hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
101 H G Wells The War of the Worlds
102 Pat Cadigan Synners
103 Nicola Griffith Ammonite
104 Karen Joy Fowler Sarah Canary
105 Mary Shelley Frankenstein
106 D G Compton The Continuous Catherine Mortenhoe
107 Connie Willis Selected Short fiction
108 Russell Hoban Riddley Walker
109 Colin Greenland Take Back Plenty
110 H G Wells The Invisible Man

Fantasy

1 The Book of the New Sun, Volume 1: Shadow and Claw Gene Wolfe
2 Time and the Gods Lord Dunsany
3 The Worm Ouroboros E.R. Eddison
4 Tales of the Dying Earth Jack Vance
5 Little, Big John Crowley
6 The Chronicles of Amber Roger Zelazny
7 Viriconium M. John Harrison
8 The Conan Chronicles, Volume 1: The People of the Black Circle Robert E. Howard
9 The Land of Laughs Jonathan Carroll
10 The Compleat Enchanter: The Magical Misadventures of Harold Shea L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
11 Lud-in-the-Mist Hope Mirrlees
12 The Book of the New Sun, Volume 2: Sword and Citadel Gene Wolfe
13 Fevre Dream George R. R. Martin
14 Beauty Sheri S. Tepper
15 The King of Elfland’s Daughter Lord Dunsany
16 The Conan Chronicles, Volume 2: The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
17 Elric Michael Moorcock
18 The First Book of Lankhmar Fritz Leiber
19 Riddle-Master Patricia A. McKillip
20 Time and Again Jack Finney
21 Mistress of Mistresses E.R. Eddison
22 Gloriana or the Unfulfill’d Queen Michael Moorcock
23 The Well of the Unicorn Fletcher Pratt
24 The Second Book of Lankhmar Fritz Leiber
25 Voice of Our Shadow Jonathan Carroll
26 The Emperor of Dreams Clark Ashton Smith
27 Lyonesse I: Suldrun’s Garden Jack Vance
28 Peace Gene Wolfe
29 The Dragon Waiting John M. Ford
30 Corum: The Prince in the Scarlet Robe Michael Moorcock
31 Black Gods and Scarlet Dreams C.L. Moore
32 The Broken Sword Poul Anderson
33 The House on the Borderland and Other Novels William Hope Hodgson
34 The Drawing of the Dark Tim Powers
35 Lyonesse II and III: The Green Pearl and Madouc Jack Vance
36 The History of Runestaff Michael Moorcock
37 A Voyage to Arcturus David Lindsay
38 Darker Than You Think Jack Williamson
39 The Mabinogion Evangeline Walton
40 Three Hearts & Three Lions Poul Anderson
41 Grendel John Gardner
42 The Iron Dragon’s Daughter Michael Swanwick
43 WAS Geoff Ryman
44 Song of Kali Dan Simmons
45 Replay Ken Grimwood
46 Sea Kings of Mars and Other Worldly Stories Leigh Brackett
47 The Anubis Gates Tim Powers
48 The Forgotten Beasts of Eld Patricia A. McKillip
49 Something Wicked This Way Comes Ray Bradbury
50 The Mark of the Beast and Other Fantastical Tales Rudyard Kipling