Science Fiction Double Feature


We have two Sci-Fi awards coming up at the end of the month & I thought I’d recap the shortlists.


The 2010 British Science Fiction Awards will be handed out April 23-24th. Those on the short list include (The UK publishers in parenthesis):

  • Paolo Bacigalupi – The Windup Girl (Orbit)

  • Lauren Beukes – Zoo City (Angry Robot)

  • Ken Macleod – The Restoration Game (Orbit)

  • Ian McDonald – The Dervish House (Gollancz)

  • Tricia Sullivan – Lightborn (Orbit)

A few days later, on April 27th, The Arthur C. Clarke Award will be announced:

  • Zoo City by Lauren Beukes (Angry Robot)
  • The Dervish House by Ian McDonald (Gollancz)
  • Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness (Walker Books)
  • Generosity by Richard Powers (Atlantic Books)
  • Declare by Tim Powers (Corvus)
  • Lightborn by Tricia Sullivan (Orbit) 


Signed firsts of Zoo City by Lauren Beukes are listing for above $100.  


Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness is listing at just below $100 (signed). Ness’ entire signed trilogy is listing for $400 – $500. 


Richard Powers’ Generosity (the Farrar Straus Giroux edition) is listing for up to $275 (signed). 


Tim Powers’ Declare is listing for $195 (signed Subterranean Press edition); $50 – $85 (Wm Morrow edition).


All others are listing for at or below the cover price.


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