It doesn't feel like it, but the end of the science fiction year is not too far away, so Gary and I thought, in response to Ian Mond's of Writer and the Critic, that we'd discuss possible award-likely texts, how books get buzz, and much more.  As always, we hope you enjoy the podcast.

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  • Cheryl Morgan

    Since you asked. :-)

    Yes, The Quantum Thief is eligible again this year. (The eligibility extension motion passed on the nod again.) However, I suspect it will have trouble making the ballot. Past experience suggests that in such cases people who voted for it in the first year are reluctant to do so again.

    As for buzz, my top pic is Mechanique. Review here:

    Sep 19, 2011 at 5:50 am