August 25th, 2011

HALO

NPR's Top 100 Fantasy & SF Books

Or series, or whatever; they're pretty sloppy about the facts over there at NPR, and why should this be any different?
Anyway, it is now apparently a meme, which I have ganked from psiten. Footnotes will be lavish, I daresay.
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It's interesting to note what isn't on this list. No Van Vogt, no Kuttner, no Hubbard, no Ellison or Brunner, to name just a handful of the classic authors.
There also seems to be a lot of pretty generic fantasy in here too; it surprises me that the Xanth series came in ahead of Harry Potter. Well, it is NPR. ;)