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Subject: Rank Heinlein
Date Posted: 7/6/2009 10:50 AM ET
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Rank your opinion of the top five Heinlein books



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1. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
2. Double Star
3. Starship Troopers
4. Farmer in the Sky
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100. Stranger in a Strange Land
101. I Will Fear No Evil

Date Posted: 7/7/2009 1:31 PM ET
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My favorites - not necessarily the best books he ever wrote:

Farnham's Freehold

The Door Into Summer

Glory Road

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

Starman Jones

Date Posted: 7/7/2009 3:10 PM ET
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Moon is a Harsh Mistress

Friday

Have Space Suit - Will Travel

Glory Road

Starship Ttroopers

 

Almost included "Time Enough For Love", but find I have really mixed feelings about that one...

 

 

 

 

 



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Date Posted: 7/8/2009 3:15 AM ET
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the two i re-read most often are Time Enough for Love and Stranger in a Strange Land.

i don't know that they're his best, but they're my favorites.  sometimes i'll just re-read Time Enough, and sometimes i'll read all the Lazarus Long books & stories when i get in a mood for those.

i used to re-read more often before my TBR pile quadrupled, thanks to PBS.  :)