"No less a critic than C. S. Lewis has described the ravenous addiction that these magazines inspired; the same phenomenon has led me to call science fiction the only genuine consciousness-expanding drug." Arthur C. Clarke

My Top Five Hard Science Fiction Authors

My personal Top Five Science Fiction Authors, subject to change.  Profiles of each of these authors will be coming soon.

5.  H.G. Wells

4.  Robert Heinlein

3.  Arthur C. Clarke

2.  Orson Scott Card

1.  Isaac Asimov

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One response

  1. Hmm…. No women?

    My top five definitely includes Ursula Le Guin (although, she’s not exactly hard science fiction).

    I tend to enjoy single works of authors more than their corpus. For example, a few Silverberg novels are amazing and the rest is crud. The same thing goes for John Brunner — his Stand on Zanzibar (1969) is my favorite science fiction novel despite the rather banal level of the most his works…

    Cool blog! I’ve had fun perusing.

    June 27, 2011 at 3:33 pm

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