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Hugo Award, Best Novel, 1960 - present

The Hugo Award, also known as the Science Fiction Achievement Award, was named in honor
of Hugo Gernsback and is given annually by the World Science Fiction Society.

 




2013
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Redshirts
Scalzi, John, 1969-
New York : Tor, c2012.


Enjoying his assignment with the xenobiology lab on board the prestigious Intrepid, ensign Andrew Dahl worries about casualties suffered by low-ranking officers during away missions before making a shocking discovery about the starship's actual purpose.


2012
Cover Image
Among Others
Walton, Jo.


Seeking refuge in fantasy novel worlds throughout a youth under the shadow of a dubiously sane half-brother who dabbled in magic, Mori Phelps is forced to confront her mother in a tragic battle and gains unwanted attention when she attempts to perform spells herself.


2011
Blackout
Blackout
Willis, Connie.
When a time-travel lab suddenly cancels assignments for no apparent reason and switches around everyone's schedules, time-traveling historians Michael, Merope, and Polly find themselves in World War II, facing air raids, blackouts, unexploded bombs, dive-bombing Stukas, rationing, shrapnel, V-1s, and two of the most incorrigible children in all of history--to say nothing of a growing feeling that not only their assignments but the war and history itself are spiraling out of control.



2010
The city & the city
The city & the city
Miéville, China..
New York Times"-bestselling author Mieville delivers an existential thriller set in a city that is unlike any other, real or imagined--a murder mystery taken to dazzling metaphysical and artistic heights.



2010
The windup girl
The windup girl
Bacigalupi, Paolo.
What happens when bio-terrorism becomes a tool for corporate profits? And what happens when this forces humanity to the cusp of post-human evolution? This is a tale of Bangkok struggling for survival in a post-oil era of rising sea levels and out-of-control mutation.


2009
The graveyard book
The graveyard book
Gaiman, Neil.
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.


2008
The Yiddish policemen's union : a novel
The Yiddish policemen's union : a novel
Chabon, Michael.

 

2007
Rainbows end
Vinge, Vernor.

 

2006
Spin
Wilson, Robert Charles, 1953-

 

2005
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Clarke, Susanna.

 

2004
Paladin of souls
Bujold, Lois McMaster.

 

2003
Hominids
Sawyer, Robert J.

 

2002
American gods : a novel
Gaiman, Neil.

 

2001
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire
Rowling, J. K.
Fourteen-year-old Harry Potter joins the Weasleys at the Quidditch World Cup, then enters his fourth year at Hogwarts Academy where he is mysteriously entered in an unusual contest that challenges his wizarding skills, friendships and character, amid signs that an old enemy is growing stronger.

 

2000
A deepness in the sky
Vinge, Vernor.
The story of the Spiders, inhabitants of a planet where the sun regularly stops shining for periods of 200 years, during which they are frozen in ice. The novel picks them up emerging from their most recent hibernation in a frenzy of activity and innovation to make up for lost time. By the author of A Fire upon the Deep.

 

1999
To Say Nothing of the Dog
Willis, Connie

 

1998
Forever peace
Haldeman, Joe W.

 

1997
Blue Mars
Robinson, Kim Stanley.

 

1996
The diamond age
Stephenson, Neal.

 

1995 Mirror dance
Bujold, Lois McMaster.

 

1994 Green Mars
Robinson, Kim Stanley
 

1993 Doomsday book
Willis, Connie.

 

1992
Young Miles
Bujold, Lois McMaster.

 

1991
 

1990
Hyperion
Simmons, Dan.

 

1989
Cyteen
Cherryh, C. J.

 

1988 Earthclan
Brin, David.

 

1987
Speaker for the dead
Card, Orson Scott.

 

1986 Ender's game
Card, Orson Scott.

 

1985
Neuromancer
Gibson, William, 1948-

 

1984 Earthclan
Brin, David.

 

1983 Foundation's edge
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-

 

1982
Downbelow Station
Cherryh, C. J.

 

1981
The snow queen
Vinge, Joan D.

 

1980 The fountains of Paradise
Clarke, Arthur Charles, 1917-

 

1979
 

1978
Gateway
Pohl, Frederik.

 

1977
Where late the sweet birds sang
Wilhelm, Kate.

 

1976
The forever war
Haldeman, Joe W.

 

1975
The dispossessed : an ambiguous Utopia
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-

 

1974 Rendezvous with Rama
Clarke, Arthur Charles, 1917-

 

1973 The gods themselves.
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992.

 

1972
To your scattered bodies go
Farmer, Philip Jose.

 

1971
Ringworld
Niven, Larry.
Two humans and two aliens, who are traveling to distant reaches of space to prevent a future catastrophe, crash on a ringworld apparently created by superior technologies.

 

1970
The left hand of darkness
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-

 

1969 Stand on Zanzibar.
Brunner, John, 1934-

 

1968
Lord of light
Zelazny, Roger.

 

1967 The moon is a harsh mistress
Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-

 

1966 Dune.
Herbert, Frank.

 

1965
The Wanderer
Leiber, Fritz

 

1964
Here Gather the Stars
Simak, Clifford D.

 

1963
The man in the high castle
Dick, Philip K.

 

1962 Stranger in a strange land
Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-

 

1961
A canticle for Leibowitz
Miller, Walter M., 1923-

 

1960 Starship troopers
Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-

 




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