The Nebula Award for Best Novel is awarded annually by the Science Fiction Writers Association to recognize the best works of science fiction and fantasy from the previous year.

Here is the complete list, dating back to 1965, with links to reviews of the ones we’ve read.

  • 2015: Uprooted, Naomi Novik
  • 2014: Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer
  • 2013: Ancillary JusticeAnn Leckie
  • 2012: 2312Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 2011: Among OthersJo Walton
  • 2010: Blackout/All ClearConnie Willis
  • 2009: The Windup GirlPaolo Bacigalupi
  • 2008: Powers, Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 2007: The Yiddish Policemen’s UnionMichael Chabon
  • 2006: Seeker, Jack McDevitt
  • 2005: Camouflage, Joe Haldeman
  • 2004: Paladin of Souls, Lois McMaster Bujold
  • 2003: The Speed of Dark, Elizabeth Moon
  • 2002: American Gods, Neil Gaiman
  • 2001: The Quantum Rose, Catherine Asaro
  • 2000: Darwin’s Radio, Greg Bear
  • 1999: Parable of the Talents (The sequel to Parable of the Sower), Octavia E. Butler
  • 1998: Forever Peace, Joe Haldeman
  • 1997: The Moon and the Sun, Vonda N. McIntyre
  • 1996: Slow River, Nicola Griffith
  • 1995: The Terminal Experiment, Robert J. Sawyer
  • 1994: Moving Mars, Greg Bear
  • 1993: Red Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 1992: Doomsday Book, Connie Willis
  • 1991: Stations of the Tide, Michael Swanwick
  • 1990: Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 1989: The Healer’s War, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
  • 1988: Falling Free, Lois McMaster Bujold
  • 1987: The Falling Woman, Pat Murphy
  • 1986: Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card
  • 1985: Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card
  • 1984: Neuromancer, William Gibson
  • 1983: Startide Rising, David Brin
  • 1982: No Enemy but Time, Michael Bishop
  • 1981: The Claw of the Conciliator, Gene Wolfe
  • 1980: Timescape, Gregory Benford
  • 1979: The Fountains of Paradise, Arthur C. Clarke
  • 1978: Dreamsnake, Vonda N. McIntyre
  • 1977: Gateway, Frederik Pohl
  • 1976: Man Plus, Frederik Pohl
  • 1975: The Forever War, Joe Haldeman
  • 1974: The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 1973: Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke
  • 1972: The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov
  • 1971: A Time of Changes, Robert Silverberg
  • 1970: RingworldLarry Niven
  • 1969: The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 1968: Rite of Passage, Alexei Panshin
  • 1967: The Einstein Intersection, Samuel R. Delany
  • 1966: Tied Between:
    • Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes
    • Babel-17, Samuel R. Delany
  • 1965: Dune, Frank Herbert