John W. Campbell Memorial Award 2010

WINNER The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade) SECOND PLACE Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America, Robert Charles Wilson (Tor) THIRD PLACE The City & the City, China Miéville (Del Rey) * * * THEODORE STURGEON MEMORIAL AWARD Shambling Towards Hiroshima, James Morrow (Tachyon Publications)

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Premiile Locus 2010

Premiile Locus 2010: BEST SF NOVEL: Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor) BEST FANTASY NOVEL: The City & The City, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK) BEST FIRST NOVEL: The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade)!!! BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK: Leviathan, Scott Westerfeld (Simon Pulse; Simon & Schuster UK) BEST NOVELLA: The…

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The Windup Girl – Paulo Bacigalupi

Cartea demareaza cam greu, de aici si reticenta mea initiala in a o aborda mai devreme, si primele 50-60 de pagini au rolul de a te introduce in atmosfera unei Thailande bine plasata geopolitic pe harta unei lumi aflate intr-o etapa de reconstructie. Asta pentru ca ne aflam intr-un viitor…

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Paolo Bacigalupi a primit The Compton Crook Award

The Compton Crook Award este oferit celui mai bun debut al anului, volumul putand fi atat Science Fiction, Fantasy, sau Horror. Astfel anul acesta The windup girl a fost recompensata cu acest premiu. Cu ocazia asta am aflat ca si Naomi Novik a primit acest premiu in 2007 si debutul…

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Castigatorii Nebula 2010

Castigatorii premiilor Nebula 2010 sunt: ROMAN : The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Nightshade, Sep`09) NUVELA: The Women of Nell Gwynne’s, Kage Baker (Subterranean Press, Iun`09) NUVELETA: “Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast,” Eugie Foster (Interzone, Feb`09) (audio) POVESTIRE: “Spar,” Kij Johnson (Clarkesworld, Oct`09, audio) *** Andre…

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