14 March 2008

Good books

One good way to improve your writing is ..reading. Shocking, I know. :)

Here are some books to check out if you haven't already, the 6 novels on the
Arthur C. Clarke Award short list:
  • The Red Men by Matthew de Abaitua - Snow Books
  • The H-Bomb Girl by Stephen Baxter - Faber & Faber
  • The Carhullan Army by Sarah Hall - Faber & Faber
  • The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall - Canongate
  • The Execution Channel by Ken MacLeod - Orbit
  • Black Man by Richard Morgan - Gollancz

The Arthur C. Clarke Award is a juried award that presented annually for the best science fiction novel of the previous year. The winner will receive a cash prize of 2008 Pounds ($4,058 US) along with a commemorative engraved bookend.

The winner will be announced on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at an award ceremony held on the opening night of the Sci-Fi-London Film Festival.

Congrats to all the nominees!

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