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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

The Definitive 1970s SF Reading Challenge

The Definitive 1970s SF Reading Challenge

The aim of this challenge is to read 10 books from the Defining SF of the 1970s list, one for each year, in chronological order.

Ideally this should follow on from the 1950s and 1960s challenges, as part 3 of the Super-Epic Defining Books Reading Challenge, but if you just want to to do one decade, that's fine.

The 10-book reading level is the main challenge, with one book per year. The 5-book level is for people with less time or access to 70s books, but should still be attempted in chronological order if possible. The 15 and 20 books levels are for people who want to read more books. The additional books can be in any order, from any years, but a core 10 should still be attempted.

Challenge Details
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Challenge Span: November 2015 – December 2017

Reading Levels
Select your reading level below. You can adjust your level up or down at any time during the challenge.

 Gateway = 5 books + 0 reviews
 Kindred = 10 books + 0 reviews
 Half Past Human = 15 books + 0 reviews
 Unsleeping Eye = 20 books + 0 reviews

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Aemeth

Aemeth

Dhalgren
The Dispossessed
Dying Inside
Engine Summer
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
The Forever War
Gateway
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Lathe of Heaven
Maze of Death
The Mote in God's Eye
Roadside Picnic
A Scanner Darkly
Tau Zero
Woman on the Edge of Time
5
4
3
2
1
Badseedgirl

Badseedgirl

10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Beardie

Beardie

Dreamsnake
The Forever War
The Gods Themselves
Lucifer's Hammer
The Mote in God's Eye
Ringworld
Time Enough for Love
Titan
To Your Scattered Bodies Go
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
CDR_Bill

CDR_Bill

A Choice of Gods
Dhalgren
The Dispossessed
Downward to the Earth
Engine Summer
The Faded Sun: Kesrith
The Fifth Head of Cerberus
The Fountains of Paradise
The Godwhale
The Lathe of Heaven
Lucifer's Hammer
Norstrilia
The Persistence of Vision (collection)
Rendezvous with Rama
Ringworld
A Scanner Darkly
Time Enough for Love
To Your Scattered Bodies Go
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
The Word for World is Forest
ClansofMars

ClansofMars

The Dispossessed
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
couchtomoon

couchtomoon

The Computer Connection
Doorways in the Sand
The Exile Waiting
The Heritage of Hastur
High-Rise
The Stochastic Man
Walk to the End of the World
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
daxxh

daxxh

The Embedding
The Faded Sun: Kesrith
Icerigger
In the Ocean of Night
Kindred
The Lathe of Heaven
Norstrilia
Tower of Glass
When Harlie Was One
The Word for World is Forest
devilinlaw

devilinlaw

The Dispossessed
Dreamsnake
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
The Gods Themselves
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Kindred
Roadside Picnic
A Scanner Darkly
Time Enough for Love
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
Diane

Diane

The Dispossessed
The Forever War
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Lathe of Heaven
The Man Who Folded Himself
The Mote in God's Eye
Rendezvous with Rama
Ringworld
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
DrEvilO

DrEvilO

The Dispossessed
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
The Forever War
The Gods Themselves
Slaughterhouse - Five
DrNefario

DrNefario

Beyond Apollo
Dinosaur Beach
In the Ocean of Night
Kindred
Man Plus
The Man Who Folded Himself
The Mote in God's Eye
The Persistence of Vision (collection)
The Wind's Twelve Quarters
The Year of the Quiet Sun
dustydigger

dustydigger

A Choice of Gods
Dinosaur Beach
The Faded Sun: Kesrith
The Fountains of Paradise
Icerigger
Norstrilia
The Ophiuchi Hotline
Time and Again
Time Enough for Love
The Word for World is Forest
Emil

Emil

A Choice of Gods
Dhalgren
Dragonquest
The Faded Sun: Kesrith
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
In the Ocean of Night
Memoirs Found in a Bathtub
Time and Again
Titan
Woman on the Edge of Time
Engelbrecht

Engelbrecht

The Computer Connection
Moderan
Star Light
The Word for World is Forest
6
5
4
3
2
1
Exastris

Exastris

5
4
3
2
1
GiantPanda

GiantPanda

Dhalgren
The Dispossessed
Dreamsnake
The Embedding
The Faded Sun: Kesrith
The Forever War
The Fountains of Paradise
Gateway
The Gods Themselves
The Iron Dream
Kindred
The Lathe of Heaven
Lucifer's Hammer
Man Plus
The Mote in God's Eye
Rendezvous with Rama
Ringworld
To Your Scattered Bodies Go
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
The Year of the Quiet Sun
kabouter

kabouter

Downward to the Earth
Lucifer's Hammer
Ringworld
The Year of the Quiet Sun
1
km098

km098

5
4
3
2
1
mj122955

mj122955

The Dispossessed
Dreamsnake
Dying Inside
The Forever War
The Fountains of Paradise
Frankenstein Unbound
Kindred
The Lathe of Heaven
Lucifer's Hammer
The Mote in God's Eye
Norstrilia
Ringworld
Roadside Picnic
Time and Again
Titan
To Your Scattered Bodies Go
When Harlie Was One
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
Woman on the Edge of Time
1
Momosnyx

Momosnyx

10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
morpheus

morpheus

Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
The Forever War
The Fountains of Paradise
Ringworld
A Scanner Darkly
Naomi_uk72

Naomi_uk72

The Computer Connection
The Faded Sun: Kesrith
Man Plus
Maze of Death
Rendezvous with Rama
5
4
3
2
1
pizzakarin

pizzakarin

The Dispossessed
Downward to the Earth
Driftglass (collection)
The Female Man
The Fountains of Paradise
Memoirs Found in a Bathtub
The Persistence of Vision (collection)
Roadside Picnic
What Entropy Means to Me
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
Scott Laz

Scott Laz

Dhalgren
The Fifth Head of Cerberus
Juniper Time
Moderan
The Persistence of Vision (collection)
Roadside Picnic
Tau Zero
Ten Thousand Light-Years From Home
Walk to the End of the World
Woman on the Edge of Time
seattleotaku

seattleotaku

The Lathe of Heaven
Roadside Picnic
Time and Again
2
1
Sushicat

Sushicat

The Dispossessed
Kindred
Rendezvous with Rama
Ringworld
1
tbritz13

tbritz13

Dinosaur Beach
Downward to the Earth
Dying Inside
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
TedC

TedC

5
4
3
2
1
thereddeath

thereddeath

10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Thomcat

Thomcat

The Gods Themselves
Ringworld
Star Light
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
6
5
4
3
2
1
wecowo

wecowo

Man Plus
The Word for World is Forest
3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

All My Sins Remembered
And Chaos Died
Deathbird Stories:  A Pantheon of Modern Gods
The Deep
Downward to the Earth
Dreamsnake
Dying Inside
Engine Summer
The Fountains of Paradise
Frankenstein Unbound
Gateway
The Gods Themselves
The Godwhale
Half Past Human
Man Plus
Memoirs Found in a Bathtub
The Persistence of Vision (collection)
To Your Scattered Bodies Go
Walk to the End of the World
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
ZeroCredibility

ZeroCredibility

Maze of Death
A Time of Changes
3
2
1