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Prometheus Hall Of Fame Nominees

Some nominees were mentioned as notable classics in letters to the LFS prior to the creation of the Hall of Fame Award, in 1983.

** winner, * finalist

2011

  • Ensign Flandry, a novel by Poul Anderson (1966)
  • The End of Eternity, a novel by Isaac Asimov (1955)
  • Kallocain, a novel by Karin Boye (1940), available in translation online
  • Falling Free, by Lois McMaster Bujold (1988)*
  • "'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman," by Harlan Ellison (1965)*
  • "The Machine Stops," by E. M. Forster (1909)*
  • Time Will Run Back, a novel by Henry Hazlitt (1966)
  • Courtship Rite, a novel by Donald M. Kingsbury (1982)
  • "As Easy as A.B.C.," by Rudyard Kipling (1912)*
  • That Hideous Strength, a novel by C. S. Lewis (1945)
  • Circus World, a novel by Barry Longyear
  • The Invisibles, a series of graphic novels by Grant Morrison (1994-2000)
  • The Girl Who Owned a City, a novel by O. T. Nelson (1977)
  • Animal Farm, by George Orwell (1945)**
  • 2112, a musical work by Rush (1976)
  • A Time of Changes, a novel by Robert Silverberg (1971)
  • Cryptonomicon, a novel by Neal Stephenson (1999)
  • Singularity Sky, a novel by Charles Stross (2003)
  • The Book of Merlyn, a novel by T. H. White (1977)
  • “Even the Queen,” a short story by Connie Willis (1992)
  • The Universe Next Door, a novel by Robert Anton Wilson (1979)

    2010

  • Poul Anderson, "No Truce with Kings"—1964**
  • Lois McMaster Bujold, Falling Free—1988
  • Harlan Ellison, "Repent, Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman"—1965*
  • E. M. Forster, "The Machine Stops"—1909
  • Donald M. Kingsbury, Courtship Rite—1982
  • Rudyard Kipling, "As Easy as A.B.C."—1912*
  • Barry Longyear, Circus World—1980
  • Edgar Pangborn, A Mirror for Observers—1954
  • Robert Silverberg, A Time of Changes—1971
  • Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon—1999*
  • T. H. White, The Once and Future King, including The Book of Merlyn—1977
  • Connie Willis, "Even the Queen"—1993
  • John C. Wright, The Golden Age—2002

    2009

  • Falling Free, a novel by Lois McMaster Bujold (1988)*
  • Courtship Rite, a novel by Donald M. Kingsbury (1982)*
  • "As Easy as A.B.C.," a short story by Rudyard Kipling (1912)*
  • The Lord of the Rings, a three-volume novel by J. R. R. Tolkien (1955)**
  • The Once and Future King, including The Book of Merlyn, a novel by T. H. White (1977)*
  • The Golden Age, a novel by John C. Wright (2002)*
  • 2008

  • Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange (1963)*
  • Rudyard Kipling, "As Easy as A.B.C." (1912)*
  • C. S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength (1945)*
  • J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings (1954)*
  • T. H. White, The Once and Future King, a separately published five-part noel (1938-1958)*
  • 2007

  • Poul Anderson, Ensign Flandry, Volume 1: The Saga of Dominic Flandry, Agent of Imperial Terra, a novel (1966)
  • Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange, a novel (1963)*
  • Donald Kingsbury, Courtship Rite, a novel (1982)
  • Rudyard Kipling, As Easy as A.B.C., a short story (1912)*
  • C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength, a novel (1946)
  • Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here, a novel (1936)**
  • Rush, 2112, music album/set of songs (1976)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, a trilogy of novels (1954)*
  • Vernor Vinge, True Names, a novella (1981)**
  • 2006

  • Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange, a novel (1963)*
  • Rudyard Kipling, As Easy as A.B.C., a short story (1912)*
  • Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here, a novel (1936)*
  • Barry Longyear, Circus World, a novel (1981)
  • Barry Longyear, Infinity Hold, a novel (1989)
  • Alan Moore (writing) and David Lloyd (art), V for Vendetta, a graphic novel (1990)**
  • O.T. Nelson, The Girl Who Owned a City, a YA novel, (1977)
  • Edward E. Smith, Subspace Explorers, a novel (1965)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, a trilogy of novels (1954)*
  • Connie Willis, Even the Queen, a short story (1992)
  • * winner

    2005

  • A. E. Van Vogt, The Weapon Shops of Isher (novel)*
  • Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here (novel)
  • Alan Moore and David Lloyd, V for Vendetta (graphic novel)
  • Robert Silverberg, A Time of Changes (novel)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings trilogy (novel)
  • 2004

  • Vernor Vinge, "The Ungoverned" (short story)*
  • Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here (novel)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings trilogy (novel)
  • A. E. Van Vogt, The Weapon Shops of Isher (novel)
  • T.H. White, The Book of Merlyn (novel)
  • 2003

  • Anthony Burgess, "A Clockwork Orange" (novel)
  • Robert A. Heinlein, "Requiem" (short story)*
  • C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength (novel)
  • Sinclair Lewis, "It Can't Happen Here" (novel)
  • J. R. R. Tolkein, The Lord of the Rings (trilogy of novels)
  • 2002

  • McGoohan, The Prisoner* (TV series)
  • Anthony Burgess, "A Clockwork Orange" (novel)
  • Robert A. Heinlein, "Requiem" (short story)
  • Sinclair Lewis, "It Can't Happen Here" (novel)
  • J. R. R. Tolkein, The Lord of the Rings (trilogy of novels)
  • Before 2002

  • Edward Abbey, The Monkey Wrench Gang
  • Brian Aldiss, Enemies of the System
  • Hans Christian Anderson, The Emperor's New Clothes*
  • Poul Anderson, Avatar
  • Poul Anderson, Beyond the Beyond
  • Poul Anderson, Ensign Flandry
  • Poul Anderson, Flandry of Terra
  • Poul Anderson, The Long Way Home
  • Poul Anderson, The Man Who Counts
  • Poul Anderson, Mirkheim
  • Poul Anderson, Orion Shall Rise
  • Poul Anderson, The People of the Wind
  • Poul Anderson, Satan's World
  • Poul Anderson, The Star Fox*
  • Poul Anderson, Trader to the Stars*
  • Poul Anderson, Winter of the World
  • Poul Anderson, World Without Stars
  • Alfred Bester, The Stars my Destination*
  • Ray Bradbury, Farenheit 451*
  • Algis Budrys, The Falling Torch
  • Anthony Burgess, 1985
  • Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange
  • William Burroughs, Cities of the Night
  • Forrest Carter, The Outlaw Josey Wales
  • Tom Clancy, The Hunt for Red October
  • Curt Clark, Anarchaos
  • James Clavel, Noble House
  • James Clavel, Tai Pan
  • Mark L. Clifton, Eight Keys to Eden
  • Mark L. Clifton, When They Come from Space
  • Edmund Cooper, The Cloud Walkers
  • Lee Corey, Manna
  • John Crowley, Beasts
  • Brian Daley, Reqiem for a Ruler of Worlds
  • Brian Daley, Fall of the White Ship Avatar
  • Brian Daley, Jinx on a Terran Inheritance
  • Brian Daley, Han Solo at Star's End
  • Gyorgy Dalos, 1985
  • Samuel Delaney, Neveryona
  • Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle
  • Philip K. Dick, Radio Free Albemuth
  • Philip K. Dick, Galactic Pot Healer
  • Terrence Dicks, Dr. Who and the Sunmakers
  • Thomas Disch, 334
  • Thomas Disch, Camp Concentration
  • Thomas Disch, The Prisoner
  • G.C. Edmondson, The Man Who Corrupted Earth
  • G.C. Edmondson, The Ship that Sailed the Time Stream
  • Mikhail Emstev and Eremai Parnov, World Soul
  • M.J. Engh, Arslan
  • John Gardner, Grendel
  • Sergeanne Golon, The Countess Angeline
  • Joe Haldeman, The Forever War
  • L.P. Hartley, Facial Justice
  • Cameron Hawley, Cash McCall
  • Henry Hazlitt, Time Will Run Back
  • Robert Heinlein, Citizen of the Galaxy
  • Robert Heinlein, Farnham's Freehold
  • Robert Heinlein, Methuselah's Children*
  • Robert Heinlein, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress*
  • Robert Heinlein, The Puppet Masters
  • Robert Heinlein, Red Planet*
  • Robert Heinlein, Revolt in 2100
  • Robert Heinlein, The Rolling Stones
  • Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land*
  • Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love*
  • Ruth Beebe Hill, Hanta Yo
  • Russall Hoban, Riddley Walker
  • James Hogan, The Genesis Machine
  • James Hogan, The Mirror Maze
  • Cecilia Holland, Floating Worlds
  • Aldous Huxley, Brave New World
  • Marie Jakober, The Mind Gods
  • Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Stephen King, Firestarter
  • Donald Kingsbury, Courtship Rite
  • Fletcher Knebel & Charles Bailey II, Seven Days in May
  • Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon
  • Cyril Kornbluth, Not This August
  • Cyril Kornbluth, The Syndic*
  • R.A. Lafferty, The Reefs of Earth
  • Oliver Lang, Defiance
  • Ursula LeGuin, The Dispossessed*
  • Ursula LeGuin, The Word for World is Forest
  • Ursula LeGuin, Malafrena
  • Fritz Leiber, Gather, Darkness
  • Ira Levin, This Perfect Day*
  • C.S. Lewis, Out of the Silent Planet
  • C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength
  • Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here
  • Jack London, The Iron Heel
  • Barry Longyear, Circus World
  • Barry Longyear, Elephant Song
  • George Lucas, THX 1138
  • George R.R. Martin, Armageddon Rag
  • Michael Moorcock, The Steel Tsar
  • Michael Morecock, The Warhound and the World's Pain
  • O.T. Nelson, The Girl who Owned a City
  • Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, Oath of Fealty
  • George Orwell, Animal Farm
  • George Orwell, 1984*
  • Kevin O'Donnell, Jr, War of Omission
  • Edgar Pangborn, Davy
  • Mervyn Peake, Titus Alone
  • Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan
  • Mervyn Peake, Gormenghast
  • Marge Piercy, Women on the Edge of Time
  • H. Beam Piper, The Other Human Race
  • H. Beam Piper and John McGuire, Lone Star Planet/ A Planet for Texans*
  • Eric Frank Russell, The Space Willies
  • Eric Frank Russel, Wasp
  • H. Beam Piper, Little Fuzzy*
  • Jerry Pournelle, Birth of Fire
  • Jerry Pournelle, Exiles to Glory
  • Jerry Pournelle, High Justice
  • Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged*
  • Ayn Rand, Anthem*
  • Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead
  • Ayn Rand, We the Living
  • Kenneth Roberts, Arundel
  • Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau, La Nouvelle Eloise
  • Eric Frank Russell, The Great Explosion*
  • Eric Frank Russell, Wasp
  • Rafael Sabatini, Scaramouche
  • J. Neil Schulman, Alongside Night*
  • Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson, Illuminatus*
  • Robert Sheckley, The Status Civilization
  • William Silent, Lord of the Red Sun
  • Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here
  • Robert Silverberg, A Time of Changes
  • L. Neil Smith, The Venus Belt
  • L. Neil Smith, Nagasaki Vector
  • L. Neil Smith, The Wardove
  • Norman Spinrad, Agent of Chaos
  • Henrik Stangerup, The Man Who Wanted to be Guilty
  • John Steinbeck, East of Eden
  • G.R. Stewert, Earth Abides
  • S.M. Stirling, The Stone Dogs
  • S.M. Stirling, Marching Through Georgia
  • S.M. Stirling, Under the Yoke
  • J.R.R. Tolkein, Lord of the Rings
  • A.E. Van Vogt, The Weapon Shops of Isher
  • A.E. Van Vogt, Voyage of the Space Beagle
  • A.E. Van Vogt, Slan
  • Jack Vance, Blue World
  • Jack Vance, Wyst: Alastor 1716
  • Jack Vance, The Anome
  • Jack Vance, Emphyrio
  • Jack Vance, The Faceless Man
  • Jack Vance, The Brave Free Men
  • Gore Vidal, Burr
  • H.G. Wells, In the Days of the Comet
  • T.H. White, The Once and Future King
  • T.H. White, The Book of Merlin
  • Kate Wilhelm, Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
  • Walter Jon Williams, Hardwired
  • Jack Williamson, The Humanoids
  • Robert Anton Wilson, Schrodinger's Cat
  • F. Paul Wilson, An Enemy of the State*
  • F. Paul Wilson, Healer*
  • F. Paul Wilson, The Tomb
  • F. Paul Wilson, Wheels Within Wheels
  • Gene Wolfe, Operation ARES
  • Tappan Wright, Islandia
  • Yevgeni Zamiatin, We*
  • Roger Zelazny, My Name is Legion

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