Identity Crisis!!!

I came across this list yesterday.  It lists the top 100 sci-i and fantasy books according to NPR listeners.    Now, I’ve always considered myself a fan of science fiction and fantasy. 

Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books : NPR.

Natually, I went through the list.  It was somewhat depressing to learn that I’ve only read 10 of the 100 works listed.  I guess my reading list just expanded.


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7 Responses to Identity Crisis!!!

  1. I think you need to give yourself credit for reading One book with your busy schedule so 10 is Awesome! Just keep on reading.

  2. John Keller says:

    Well I have read some where between half and 3/4 of the books on that list. I did not realize there where so many classic scifi I had missed. Andrew I do have or have had many books on that list if you want to barrow them I can check to see if I still have them. (if you haven’t read mote in gods eye read it it is excellent).

  3. Liz V. says:

    Great list. Thanks for posting it. I’ve read 21 but some of those include multiple books. For example, Patrick and I read through the entire Asimov Robots and Foundation series, quite the task. I predict The Hunger Games will make this list in another couple years.

    I recently read through Lord of the Rings again and loved every moment of it. It’s becoming applicable again. What an amazing piece of literature. It’s definitely in my top 5 favorite books of all time, if not my very favorite.

    These are some great ideas to load onto my kindle for our sabbatical. Yes!!

  4. Andrew says:

    I read the top three on the list. I read enough of the Wheel of Time and Sword of Truth series’ to count them, although WoT got too long. SoT got too preachy with the author’s objectivism.

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