Peter Maranci (bobquasit) wrote in arisia,
Peter Maranci

Must-Read Stories

As promised, here's a list from the Must-Read Stories panel which was in 201 on Saturday from 7-8. My notes were not complete, so I'm sure I've missed many books that were mentioned at the panel; I hope that other panelists and attendees will fill in what I've missed. I'm also including stories on my list that I didn't have time to mention.

The list is in alphabetical order by author's last name.

Adams, Douglas – The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Anderson, Poul, & Dickson, Gordon R. - Earthman's Burden
Asimov, Isaac – (short stories)
Asimov, Isaac – Foundation (series, 1st three novels)
Blish, James – Cities In Flight
Blish, James – The Devil's Day
Boucher, Anthony – The Compleat Boucher
Bradbury, Ray – Fahrenheit 451
Brin, David – the Uplift series
Brown, Fredric – From These Ashes
Brust, Steven – To Reign In Hell
Bujold, Lois McMaster – The Warrior's Apprentice
Burgess, Anthony – A Clockwork Orange
Clarke, Athur C. - Tales From The White Hart
Clarke, Athur C. - The City and the Stars
de Camp, L. Sprague, & Pratt, Fletcher – The Complete Enchanter
Dickson, Gordon R. - The Dorsai series
Dunsany, Lord – (short stories)
Ellison, Harlan (ed) – Dangerous Visions
Feist, Raymond – Magician
Heinlein, Robert – (juvenile novels)
Heinlein, Robert – Assignment In Eternity
Heinlein, Robert – Stranger In A Strange Land
Heinlein, Robert – The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress
Heinlein, Robert – The Past Through Tomorrow
Herbert, Frank – Dune
Hughart, Barry – Bridge of Birds
Kornbluth, C.M. - His Share of Glory
Laumer, Keith – the Bolo series
Le Guin, Ursula – The Lathe of Heaven
Le Guin, Ursula – The Left Hand of Darkness
Lovecraft, H.P.
Moore, Alan – Watchmen
Niven, Larry – (short stories)
Niven, Larry – Ringworld
Orwell, George – 1984
Orwell, George – Animal Farm
Pratchett, Terry – the Discworld series
Sheckley, Robert – (short stories)
Silverberg, Robert – Lord Valentine's Castle
Silverberg, Robert (ed) – The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, vol. 1
Simak, Clifford
Smith, Cordwainer – Norstrilla
Smith, Cordwainer – The Instrumentality of Mankind
Tenn, William – Of Men & Monsters
Tolkien, J.R.R. - The Lord of the Rings
Wells, H.G. - (short stories)
Wells, H.G. - The Time Machine
Wells, H.G. - The War of the Worlds
Zelazny, Roger – Lord of Light
Zelazny, Roger – the Amber series

Looking over the list, I can see that we easily could have gone twice as long without doing justice to the topic. Please consider this just a "starter" list - I, for one, could easily add dozens more to it.

I enjoyed doing the panel very much - thanks, everyone! You were all great.

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