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Sci-Fi Bleg

I’d like to assemble a list of great conservative science-fiction novels and so, dear readers, I ask for your help. I consider myself well read in sci-fi but my knowledge is hardly encyclopedic. Please send recommendations to

A few ground rules: Include title and author, plus at least a short argument about why a particular novel belongs on the list. Also, I’m happy to define “conservative” in the broad spirit of fusionism, so libertarian books count. Now, blast off.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.


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