Owen Barritt (hmmm_tea) wrote,
Owen Barritt
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The Guardian top 20 geek books revisited...

OK, as you've all had a few days to complete the poll. Here's the Guardian's list of geek books rearranged according to how well read they were in the poll:


  1. The HitchHiker's Guide to the Galaxy -- Douglas Adams (1)
    Nineteen Eighty-Four -- George Orwell (2)

  2. Brave New World -- Aldous Huxley (3)
    Dune -- Frank Herbert (6)
    Foundation -- Isaac Asimov (8)

  3. The Colour of Magic -- Terry Pratchett (9)

  4. I, Robot -- Isaac Asimov (7)

  5. American Gods -- Neil Gaiman (17)
    Trouble with Lichen - John Wyndham (20)

  6. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? -- Philip Dick (4)
    Neuromancer -- William Gibson (5)

  7. Snow Crash -- Neal Stephenson (11)
    Cryptonomicon -- Neal Stephenson (13)
    Consider Phlebas -- Iain M Banks (14)
    The Diamond Age -- Neal Stephenson (18)

  8. The Man in the High Castle -- Philip K Dick (16)

  9. Watchmen -- Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons (12)
    Stranger in a Strange Land -- Robert Heinlein (15)
    The Illuminatus! Trilogy -- Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson (19)

  10. Microserfs -- Douglas Coupland (10)

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