Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Most awarded Science Fiction books

The website Award Annals has a neat list of more than one thousand science fiction books ranked by the number of awards won. Here are the top five award winners and four novels that are set on Mars:

1. The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood

2. A Deepness in the Sky, by Vernor Vinge

3. The House of the Scorpion, by Nancy Farmer

4. The Diamond Age, by Neal Stephenson

5. Neuromancer, by William Gibson

30. Blue Mars (1996), by Kim Stanley Robinson

32. Man Plus (1976), by Frederik Pohl

37. Moving Mars (1993), by Greg Bear

39. Red Mars (1992), by Kim Stanley Robinson

Thanks to the blog Divers and Sundry for the tip.

Pictured: Cover of first edition (hardcover), Man Plus (1976).

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