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Here is a list of my top 20 favorite Sci-Fi books of ALL TIME (So far)

#20) Flatland: A romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott

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#19) Cyberiad by Stanislaw Lem

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#18) Galactic Pot Healer by Phillip K. Dick

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#17) Neuromancer by William Gibson

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#16) Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Phillip K. Dick

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#15) The Illuminatus! Trilogy by Robert Anton Wilson and Robert Shea

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#14)  Shards of Honor by Louis McMaster Bujold

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#13)  The Forever War by Joe Haldeman

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#12) Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

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#11)  The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

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#10)  The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer by Neal Stephenson

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#9)  SlaughterHouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut 

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#8) Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein

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#7) Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany

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#6) Ware Tetralogy by Rudy Rucker

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#5)  Red Mars (Mars Trilogy) by Kim Stanley Robinson

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#4) A Canticle For Liebowitz by Walter Miller

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#3) Dune (Series) by Frank Herbert

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#2)  Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

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#1)  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

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Nicholas Valentin Yermakov, born 1951, has quite a few impressive writing credits to his name, including Start Trek the Next Genration credits and a novelization series of the Friday the 13th franchise. he legally changed his name to Simon Hawke, and made that his pen name. He has also written near future adventure novels under the pen name “J. D. Masters”.

Check out his Timewars Series, any series of books with names like Cleopatra Crisis and Lilliput Legion have to be fun reads.

Roger Joseph Zelazny (May 13, 1937 – June 14, 1995) was a talented and prolific writer who is probably best known for his The Chronicles of Amber series. He was a master of World Mythology, using characters and myths from many cultures and times to weave his intricate stories.

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