Now All Clarke Until The End


Matrix interviews the shortlisted authors
Liz runs a poll
Reactions to omissions from the shortlist

End of the World Blues by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

Nova Swing by M. John Harrison

Oh Pure and Radiant Heart by Lydia Millet

Hav by Jan Morris

Gradisil by Adam Roberts

Streaking by Brian Stableford

And the winner: Nova Swing

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10 Responses to “Now All Clarke Until The End”

  1. Liz Says:

    And for anyone who can’t wait to find out what the judges pick this year, I will be attempting to post it to instant_fanzine on-the-spot, if modern technology co-operates.

  2. martin mcgrath Says:

    And I’m looking forward to booing vigorously at the award ceremony tonight, even if I agree with the jury’s decision.

    Mustn’t let good traditions fade away.

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  4. Martin McGrath Says:

    Damn, couldn’t go! Bloody babysitter.

    Hope you remembered to boo yourself as the award was announced.

  5. Niall Says:

    Actually, there was remarkably little boo-ing.

  6. martin mcgrath Says:

    Yeah, well, you cheated and picked the crowd pleaser.

    A proper Clarke committee would have gone for the Millet and damned all the torpedoes!!

  7. Graham Says:

    Although there seemed to be weeping. I left before any rending of garments.

  8. martin mcgrath Says:

    He looks like he’s just remembered why they didn’t give the award to Light.

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