List of the best Arthur C. Clarke books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Arthur C. Clarke is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. His novel 2001: A Space Odyssey was turned into one of the greatest movies of all time, directed by Stanley Kubrick. Interestingly enough Clarke co-wrote the screenplay for the film, making him a definite part of film history. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Arthur C. Clarke who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.List, features books like 2001: A Space Odyssey and Rendezvous with Rama. What are Arthur C. Clarke's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.