Sunday, March 30, 2014

Prometheus Award shortlist announced

The shortlist of finalists for the Prometheus Award have been announced, and one of the books is Cory Doctorow's Homeland, a novel about "NSA spying stuff" that I reviewed for Reason.  (Cory reacts to the nomination.)

Here is the shortlist, in alphabetical order by author:

 Homeland, by Cory Doctorow (TOR Books)
 A Few Good Men, by Sarah Hoyt (Baen Books)
 Crux, by Ramez Naam (Angry Robot Books)
 Nexus, by Ramez Naam (Angry Robot Books)
 Brilliance, by Marcus Sakey (Thomas & Mercer)

The Hall of Fame finalists for best classic fiction are as follows:

"As Easy as A.B.C.," a short story (1912) by Rudyard Kipling "Sam Hall," a short story (1953) by Poul Anderson
"'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman," a short story (1965) by Harlan Ellison
Falling Free, a novel (1988) by Lois McMaster Bujold
Courtship Rite, a novel (1982) by Donald M. Kingsbury

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