Publishers Weekly asked Ancillary Mercy author Ann Leckie to name her picks for the 10 best science fiction novels. And there are some consensus choices in there—but also a few out-of-left-field candidates. Including Jack Vance, Leigh Brackett, and C.J. Cherryh. Do you agree?

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