I am going to read
40 maybe 60, of the most influential science fiction books starting at Thomas Moore’s Utopia from 1516 to White Queen by Gwyneth Jones (1991). And of course, blog about the experience.
Update December 2013: I’ve decided that my original idea and list was a little too inflexible, so the original list in the 12 Aug 2011 post will almost certainly not be the final list. See here for more thoughts on the matter.