NPR asked listeners to submit books for consideration and then open up the list for voting. Here’s what the readers came up with in the way of best sci-fi and fantasy books.
1. Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
2. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
3. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
4. The Dune Chronicles by Frank Herbert
5. A Song of Ice and Fire Series by George R. R. Martin
6. 1984 by George Orwell
7. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
8. The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov
9. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
10. American Gods by Neil Gaiman
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50 100 and it’s pretty good. I think the top 5 is pretty solid – you?