Best Science Fiction Books Checklist

Are You the Ultimate Science Fiction Master?


It's time to test your geek knowledge — have you mastered the must reads of the science fiction world? These tried-and-true titles are a mix of editor favorites and classics that just had to make the cut. From run-ins with aliens to dystopian futures to artificial intelligence, these novels have it all. Click through to test if you've made it past novice and can be officially crowned worthy of ruling the science fiction universe.

  1. Ender's Game
  2. Dune
  3. Brave New World
  4. The Martian Chronicles
  5. Neuromancer
  6. Ready Player One
  7. Journey to the Center Of the Earth
  8. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  9. 1984
  10. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
  11. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
  12. The Time Machine
  13. Foundation Trilogy
  14. Fahrenheit 451
  15. Frankenstein
  16. Wool
  17. Watchmen
  18. I, Robot
  19. The War of the Worlds
  20. Cat's Cradle
  21. A Clockwork Orange
  22. Contact
  23. Ubik
  24. Dhalgren
  25. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
  26. The Left Hand of Darkness
  27. Solaris
  28. Snow Crash
  29. Never Let Me Go
  30. A Scanner Darkly
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