read all the Hugo Awards winners (wait, no, only the novels!) (read all 3 entries…)
I'll take my time.

In bold, the ones I have read.

(Also, Retro Hugos do not count.)

2006: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson
2005: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
2004: Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
2003: Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer
2002: American Gods by Neil Gaiman
2001: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
2000: A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge
1999: To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
1998: Forever Peace by Joe Haldeman
1997: Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson [no way. I hated Red Mars]
1996: The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
1995: Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold
1994: Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson [no way. I hated Red Mars]
1993: A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernon Vinge; Doomsday Book by Connie Willis (tie)
1992: Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold
1991: The Vor Game by Lois McMaster Bujold
1990: Hyperion by Dan Simmons
1989: Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh
1988: The Uplift War by David Brin
1987: Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
1986: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
1985: Neuromancer by William Gibson
1984: Startide Rising by David Brin
1983: Foundation’s Edge by Isaac Asimov
1982: Downbelow Station by C. J. Cherryh
1981: The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge
1980: The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke
1979: Dreamsnake by Vonda McIntyre
1978: Gateway by Frederik Pohl
1977: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm
1976: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
1975: The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
1974: Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
1973: The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov
1972: To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Philip Jos´┐Ż Farmer
1971: Ringworld by Larry Niven
1970: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
1969: Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner
1968: Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny
1967: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
1966: ... And Call Me Conrad by Roger Zelazny and Dune by Frank Herbert (tie)
1965: The Wanderer by Fritz Leiber
1964: Way Station by Clifford D. Simak
1963: The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
1962: Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
1961: A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.
1960: Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
1959: A Case of Conscience by James Blish
1958: The Big Time by Fritz Leiber
1956: Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein
1955: They’d Rather Be Right by Mark Clifton and Frank Riley
1953: The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester


calypte excited about 2014!


Wow. But at least I won’t run short of recommendations for a while, thanks :)

I’m just glad Hyperion is on there. Hyperion was absolutely brilliant.

What do you mean by "five"?

okay listen: what about Startide Rising? Read it? Not “brilliant”, some shortcomings, but alors some wonders. I’d give anything (except of course my Chantal Thomass bras) to speak Trinary.


I want to:
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