With Game of Thrones burning up both the HBO ratings and the best seller charts, and movies like Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and Rise of the Planet of the Apes dominating the box office, it’s clear science fiction and fantasy are having a moment. So, if you’re new to genre fiction, there’s never been a better time to get familiar with it. Last month, NPR published a great introduction, polling readers to determine the top 100 sci-fi and fantasy books of all time. Now, the design-minded geeks at SF Signal have transformed the NPR list into a handy flowchart that will help you choose the right novel for you. You can see a much larger version of the graphic here. We got William Gibson’s Neuromancer, which sounds about right. How about you?
Written by Judy Berman