Thursday, August 04, 2011

Finalists for the top Science Fiction and Fantasy titles

At NPR.  Includes:

Animal Farm, by George Orwell

The Baroque Cycle, by Neal Stephenson

A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess

The Dune Chronicles, by Frank Herbert

Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut

Back in 2005 I posted a list of the “Top 20 Geek Novels” only 3 of those novels are not on the NPR list

9. The Colour of Magic -- Terry Pratchett 46% (46)

10. Microserfs -- Douglas Coupland 43% (44)

20. Trouble with Lichen - John Wyndham 21% (19)

So if you had been reading my blog like you were supposed to back then you would already have a good start on this current list; but you weren't and now you are all a bunch of unread churls aren't you? Well? Aren't you? (Sorry blog bitterness is leaking out)

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