The Early Days of a Better Nation

Sunday, January 29, 2006

Learning the World

I've just had the very good news that Learning the World, published in the UK by Orbit and in the US by Tor, has been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. The full shortlist is:

NEVER LET ME GO - Kazuo Ishiguro (Faber)
LEARNING THE WORLD - Ken MacLeod (Orbit)
PUSHING ICE - Alastair Reynolds (Gollancz)
AIR - Geoff Ryman (Gollancz)
ACCELERANDO - Charles Stross (Orbit)
BANNER OF SOULS - Liz Williams (Tor)

The book has also been shortlisted in the novel category of the BSFA Award:

9TAIL FOX -- Jon Courtenay Grimwood (Gollancz)
ACCELERANDO -- Charles Stross (Orbit) (Free ebook edition)
AIR -- Geoff Ryman (Gollancz)
LEARNING THE WORLD -- Ken MacLeod (Orbit)
LIVING NEXT DOOR TO THE GOD OF LOVE -- Justina Robson (Macmillan)


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