Best cyberpunk books

Help identify the best cyberpunk books ever written! I'd also like to include biopunk, nanopunk and other off-shoots.
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4.08 avg rating — 293,745 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 711,716 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 32,479 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 74,829 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 73,117 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 91,021 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 7,975 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 31,813 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 20,237 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 19,337 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 5,365 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 40,779 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 4,099 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 35,652 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 17,409 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 6,153 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 4,692 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 14,059 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 2,805 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 1,360 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 18 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 448,860 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 111 ratings
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3.41 avg rating — 17,537 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 3,741 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 8,024 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 23,468 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 9,907 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 568 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 828 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 205 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 37,829 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 1,429 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 2,055 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 2,105 ratings
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3.72 avg rating — 2,295 ratings
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3.72 avg rating — 1,697 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 144 ratings
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3.38 avg rating — 192 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 1,467 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 2,739 ratings
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4.22 avg rating — 121 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 25,578 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 173 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 1,134 ratings
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3.25 avg rating — 195 ratings
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3.57 avg rating — 83 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 135 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 128 ratings
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4.64 avg rating — 55 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 15,603 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 363 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 9,382 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 21,854 ratings
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3.64 avg rating — 570 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 455 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 727 ratings
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3.44 avg rating — 282 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 350 ratings
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 8 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 4,954 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 221 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 65 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 482 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 64 ratings
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3.56 avg rating — 376 ratings
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3.63 avg rating — 2,717 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 819 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 2,850 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 28 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 203 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 11 ratings
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171 books · 432 voters · list created July 31st, 2008 by Sassa Mifrass (votes) .
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message 1: by Kelly (new)

Kelly How are the Foundation novels Cyberpunk at all?


message 2: by Jan (last edited Sep 14, 2013 06:06PM) (new)

Jan Halfar I'd say too they are not.
The same as 'Pattern Recognition' and probably some other in the list.
Is any Dune book a cyberpunk ? I only read the original one.


message 3: by Gokhan (new)

Gokhan Dune is not Cyberpunk.


message 4: by Michael (new)

Michael Bacon I removed Dune and the Foundation books from this list because they do not hold any semblance to the cyberpunk genre.


message 5: by Ash (last edited Dec 09, 2013 12:03PM) (new)

Ash Othello? Hah. Okay.


message 6: by Michael (new)

Michael Bacon Ash wrote: "Othello? Hah. Okay."

Deleted.


message 7: by Gregor (new)

Gregor Leseratte Nice list!
Thanks!


message 8: by Sassa (new)

Sassa Mifrass I am so happy to see how far this list has grown. I think I started it with about 25 books, desperate to find more in the genre - and now there are 84! Awesome work people :D


message 9: by Jan (last edited Mar 10, 2014 09:33AM) (new)

Jan Halfar I just subjectively wonder what "Snow Crash" is doing on 2nd place.
As my friend said to my complaints about the book being weird: "That guy simply can't write" :\


message 10: by Kelly (new)

Kelly Freedom-Daniel Suarez, is on here twice. #43 and #90.


message 11: by William (new)

William Watchmen is more of a "Steampunk" Graphic novel no?


message 12: by William (new)

William Jan wrote: "I just subjectively wonder what "Snow Crash" is doing on 2nd place.
As my friend said to my complaints about the book being weird: "That guy simply can't write" :\"


I'm audio booking it now. Luv it


message 13: by Alan (last edited Sep 03, 2015 03:40PM) (new)

Alan Michaels William wrote: "Watchmen is more of a "Steampunk" Graphic novel no?"

No, Watchmen is neither Steam nor Cyberpunk. There is nothing tying it to the genre. If anything its superhero scifi.


message 14: by Alan (last edited Sep 03, 2015 03:44PM) (new)

Alan Michaels Michael wrote: "I removed Dune and the Foundation books from this list because they do not hold any semblance to the cyberpunk genre."


Dune Chapterhouse is still on the list. Also Heads up Mirrorshades, and When Gravity Fails are on the list twice.


message 15: by Dan (new)

Dan McKeown A list of great cyberpunk novels and there's no Bester's The Demolished Man?

And arguably the greatest cyberpunk trilogy of all time, by the incomparable John Brunner, doesn't even have one mention?! No Stand on Zanzibar, The Sheep Look Up, or The Shockwave Rider anywhere to be seen?

The thread necro will be worth it if someone adds at least one of these four amazing books to the list.


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