Speculative Fiction Classics (pre-1980) by Female Authors


The best science fiction, fantasy, and horror by women, published no later than 1979.
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message 1: by Jain (new)

Jain Deleted Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin, who's a male author.


message 2: by Bjorn (new)

Bjorn Some of these (Leckie, Collins, Atwood, Niffenegger, etc) don't seem to fulfil the "pre-1980" part?


message 3: by Jain (new)

Jain Bjorn wrote: "Some of these (Leckie, Collins, Atwood, Niffenegger, etc) don't seem to fulfil the "pre-1980" part?"

They certainly don't. Thanks for pointing it out!

Deleted:
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood (2003)
The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold (2000)
Memory by Lois McMaster Bujold (1996)
The Warrior's Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold (1986)
Dawn by Octavia E. Butler (1987)
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (2008)
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (2013)
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (2014)
Spin State by Chris Moriarty (2003)
Vast by Linda Nagata (1998)
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (2003)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling (2005)
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell (1996)
Night Sky Mine by Melissa Scott (1996)
The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge (1980)
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker (2013)
To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis (1998)


message 4: by Jain (new)

Jain Deleted The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin (2000)


message 5: by Jain (new)

Jain Deleted books by John Varley and Frank Wedekind, both male authors.


message 6: by Erin (new)

Erin Should Wild Seed be on this list? It was published in 1980.


message 7: by Jain (new)

Jain Erin wrote: "Should Wild Seed be on this list? It was published in 1980."

It shouldn't. Thanks for catching that!


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