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04 March 2009 @ 09:44 pm
The Hugo List  
Pillaged from johncwright

A list of novels that have won the Hugo. I've bolded the ones I've read, italicized the ones I started, but didn't finish.


2008 The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon
2007 Rainbows End, Vernor Vinge
2006 Spin, Robert Charles Wilson
2005 Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke
2004 Paladin of Souls, Lois McMaster Bujold
2003 Hominids, Robert J. Sawyer
2002 American Gods, Neil Gaiman
2001 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J. K. Rowling
2000 A Deepness in the Sky, Vernor Vinge

1999 To Say Nothing of the Dog, Connie Willis
1998 Forever Peace, Joe Haldeman
1997 Blue Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson
1996 The Diamond Age, Neal Stephenson

1995 Mirror Dance, Lois McMaster Bujold
1994 Green Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson
1993 Doomsday Book, Connie Willis
(tie) A Fire Upon the Deep, Vernor Vinge

1992 Barrayar, Lois McMaster Bujold
1991 The Vor Game, Lois McMaster Bujold
1990 Hyperion, Dan Simmons
1989 Cyteen, C. J. Cherryh
1988 The Uplift War, David Brin

1987 Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card
1986 Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
1985 Neuromancer, William Gibson
1984 Startide Rising, David Brin
1983 Foundation's Edge, Isaac Asimov
1982 Downbelow Station, C. J. Cherryh
1981 The Snow Queen, Joan D. Vinge
1980 The Fountains of Paradise, Arthur C. Clarke
1979 Dreamsnake, Vonda N. McIntyre
1978 Gateway, Frederik Pohl

1977 Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, Kate Wilhelm
1976 The Forever War, Joe Haldeman
1975 The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin
1974 Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke
1973 The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov
1972 To Your Scattered Bodies Go, Philip Jose‚ Farmer
1971 Ringworld, Larry Niven
1970 The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin

1969 Stand on Zanzibar, John Brunner
1968 Lord of Light, Roger Zelazny
1967 The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, Robert A. Heinlein

1966 "...And Call Me Conrad" (This Immortal)
(tie) Dune, Frank Herbert
1965 The Wanderer, Fritz Leiber
1964 "Here Gather the Stars" (Way Station), Clifford D. Simak
1963 The Man in the High Castle, Philip K. Dick
1962 Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein
1961 A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller, Jr.
1960 Starship Troopers, Robert A. Heinlein
1959 A Case of Conscience, James Blish
1958 The Big Time, Fritz Leiber
1956 Double Star, Robert A. Heinlein
1955 They'd Rather Be Right (The Forever Machine), Mark Clifton & Frank Riley
1953 The Demolished Man, Alfred Bester
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spiffikinsspiffikins on March 5th, 2009 05:58 am (UTC)
I suspect you would enjoy the Bujold books - I'm surprised you haven't read them already!

Ithithildyn on March 5th, 2009 06:01 am (UTC)
I have a few friends who are always pimping them, just have never got to them :)
lillie: bookslilliew on March 5th, 2009 12:58 pm (UTC)
Seconded. I recently began reading them and they are excellent.
Ithithildyn on March 5th, 2009 06:26 pm (UTC)
One of these days :)
dnaliadnalia on March 5th, 2009 11:53 am (UTC)
I've only read two. My reading for enjoyment has suffered lately Well, since I started and finished grad school and got a job. Not all that lately I guess.
Ithithildyn on March 5th, 2009 06:25 pm (UTC)
The majority of those I read by my mid twenties. Don't read as many books as I used to with the advent of the internet.
calliopes_pen: amberleewriter Adam mild manneredcalliopes_pen on March 5th, 2009 01:51 pm (UTC)
The only one on that list that I've read--actually, I'm reading it now--is American Gods, by Neil Gaiman. The rest I've never heard of before--except for The Left Hand of Darkness and Harry Potter.
Ithithildyn on March 5th, 2009 06:26 pm (UTC)
And that's the last one I read! It's really good, and keep meaning to get the sequel.
calliopes_pen: regency_cate No books no soulcalliopes_pen on March 5th, 2009 06:32 pm (UTC)
I started reading American Gods right around the time the disaster of an ice storm started, and then forgot about it in the mayhem. I've been reading it since I remembered it a day or so ago. That, and a book about every Sherlock Holmes adaptation there ever was.

Edited at 2009-03-05 06:33 pm (UTC)
Dragonsinger: McKenna smile - Laurasuedragonsinger on March 5th, 2009 08:17 pm (UTC)
You know, the only one I've ever read was Harry Potter. Heh.:)

Ah, to win a Hugo. I think that might be the big, unreachable dream.
lilywolfe: Reality Checklilywolfe on March 5th, 2009 09:45 pm (UTC)
I've read about 26 of them and some I've never heard of. Very interesting list... I have read some others by some of the authors but not the winners. It's a good list. Perhaps I should check some out in my spare time... whatever that is.

I sort of liked Bujold and have read a couple of hers, but not a must read for me. CJ Cherryh had two new ones coming out soon, both sequels so I am looking forward to that.