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Book awards: British Science Fiction Association Award Shortlist

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The Big Time by Fritz LeiberBSFA Fiftieth Anniversary Award - Best Novel of 1958
A Case of Conscience by James BlishBSFA Fiftieth Anniversary Award - Best Novel of 1958
Have Spacesuit, Will Travel by Robert A. HeinleinBSFA Fiftieth Anniversary Award - Best Novel of 1958
The Triumph of Time by James BlishBSFA Fiftieth Anniversary Award - Best Novel of 1958
Who? by Algis BudrysBSFA Fiftieth Anniversary Award - Best Novel of 1958
Aka: A Cosmic Fable by Rob SwigartNovel, 1979
Blind Voices by Tom ReamyNovel, 1979
The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. ClarkeNovel, 1979
On Wings of Song by Thomas M. DischNovel, 1979
Camps by Jack DannShort Fiction, 1979
Crossing into Cambodia by Michael MoorcockShort Fiction, 1979
Prose Bowl by Bill PronziniShort Fiction, 1979
Sex Pirates of the Blood Asteroid [short fiction] by David LangfordShort Fiction, 1979
Beyond the Blue Event Horizon by Frederik PohlNovel, 1980
Engine Summer by John CrowleyNovel, 1980
Molly Zero by Keith RobertsNovel, 1980
Transfigurations by Michael BishopNovel, 1980
A World Between by Norman SpinradNovel, 1980
The Lordly Ones [short story] by Keith RobertsShort Fiction, 1980
Rautavaara's Case by Philip K. DickShort Fiction, 1980
The Affirmation by Christopher PriestNovel, 1981
Hello America by J.G. BallardNovel, 1981
Where Time Winds Blow by Robert HoldstockNovel, 1981
Treading The Maze by Lisa TuttleShort Fiction, 1981
The Divine Invasion by Philip K. DickNovel, 1982
Little, Big by John CrowleyNovel, 1982
No Enemy But Time by Michael BishopNovel, 1982
The Sword of the Lictor by Gene WolfeNovel, 1982
The Dissemblers [short story] by Garry KilworthShort Fiction, 1982
Myths Of The Near Future [short story] by J.G. BallardShort Fiction, 1982
Overture for 'A Midsummer Nights Dream' [short fiction] by Angela CarterShort Fiction, 1982
The third Test [short fiction] by Andrew WeinerShort Fiction, 1982
Cat Karina by Michael ConeyNovel, 1983
The Citadel of the Autarch by Gene WolfeNovel, 1983
Golden Witchbreed by Mary GentleNovel, 1983
Helliconia Summer by Brian W. AldissNovel, 1983
Calling all gumdrops [short fiction] by John SladekShort Fiction, 1983
The flash! kid [short fiction] by Scott BradfieldShort Fiction, 1983
Novelty (short story) by John CrowleyShort Fiction, 1983
The Tithonian factor [short fiction] by Richard CowperShort Fiction, 1983
Empire of the Sun by J.G. BallardNovel, 1984
The Glamour by Christopher PriestNovel, 1984
Neuromancer by William GibsonNovel, 1984
Nights at the Circus by Angela CarterNovel, 1984
The Man Who Painted The Dragon Griaule by Lucius ShepardShort Fiction, 1984
The Object of the Attack [short story] by J.G. BallardShort Fiction, 1984
Spiral winds [short fiction] by Garry KilworthShort Fiction, 1984
Unzweifelhaft der Beste: Short Stories by Scott BradfieldShort Fiction, 1984
The Anubis Gates by Tim PowersNovel, 1985
Free Live Free by Gene WolfeNovel, 1985
Kiteworld by Keith RobertsNovel, 1985
The Warrior who Carried Life by Geoff RymanNovel, 1985
O Happy Day! by Geoff RymanShort Fiction, 1985
The Kitemistress [short fiction] by Keith RobertsShort Fiction, 1985
The People On The Precipice by Ian WatsonShort Fiction, 1985
A Young Man's Journey to Viriconium [short story] by M. John HarrisonShort Fiction, 1985
Blood Music by Greg BearNovel, 1986
Count Zero by William GibsonNovel, 1986
Queen of the States by Josephine SaxtonNovel, 1986
Schismatrix by Bruce SterlingNovel, 1986
And He Not Busy Being Born . . . (Short story) by Brian StablefordShort Story, 1986
Jingling Geordie's Hole [short fiction] by Ian WatsonShort Story, 1986
The Winter Market [novelette] by William GibsonShort Story, 1986
A Child Across the Sky by Jonathan CarrollNovel, 1989
The Child Garden by Geoff RymanNovel, 1989
Cyteen by C. J. CherryhNovel, 1989
The Gold Coast by Kim Stanley RobinsonNovel, 1989
Gardenias [novelette] by Ian McDonaldShort Fiction, 1989
The Knot Garden by Mary GentleShort Fiction, 1989
Once upon a time in the park [short fiction] by Ian LeeShort Fiction, 1989
Tommy Atkins [short fiction] by Barrington J. BayleyShort Fiction, 1989
Rats and Gargoyles by Mary GentleNovel, 1990
Use of Weapons by Iain M. BanksNovel, 1990
The Difference Engine by William GibsonNovel, 1990
Hyperion by Dan SimmonsNovel, 1990
Learning To Be Me by Greg EganShort Fiction, 1990
Axiomatic [short story] by Greg EganShort Fiction, 1990
The Pharagean effect [short fiction] by Eric BrownShort Fiction, 1990
Winning [novelette] by Ian McDonaldShort Fiction, 1990
The Architecture of Desire by Mary GentleNovel, 1991
Eternal Light by Paul J. McAuleyNovel, 1991
Floating Dogs [novelette] by Ian McDonaldShort Fiction, 1991
Nothing Special by Colin GreenlandShort Fiction, 1991
The Broken Land by Ian McDonaldNovel, 1992
Doomsday Book by Connie WillisNovel, 1992
Hot-head by Simon IngsNovel, 1992
Lost Futures by Lisa TuttleNovel, 1992
The Coming Of Vertumnus [short story] by Ian WatsonShort Fiction, 1992
Reification Highway by Greg EganShort Fiction, 1992
The Sculptor by Garry KilworthShort Fiction, 1992
Ammonite by Nicola GriffithNovel, 1993
Green Mars (Mars Trilogy) by Kim Stanley RobinsonNovel, 1993
Harm's Way by Colin GreenlandNovel, 1993
Snow Crash by Neal StephensonNovel, 1993
No Better Than Anyone Else by Molly BrownShort Fiction, 1993
Spare Capacity [novelette] by Peter F. HamiltonShort Fiction, 1993
Touching Fire by Nicola GriffithShort Fiction, 1993
The Welfare Man by Chris BeckettShort Fiction, 1993
Engineman by Eric BrownNovel, 1994
Necroville by Ian McDonaldNovel, 1994
North Wind by Gwyneth JonesNovel, 1994
Permutation City by Greg EganNovel, 1994
Asylum by Katharine KerrShort Fiction, 1994
Les fleurs du mal (novella) by Brian StablefordShort Fiction, 1994
Sharp Tang by John MeaneyShort Fiction, 1994
Blood by Michael MoorcockNovel, 1995
Evolution's Shore by Ian McDonaldNovel, 1995
Fairyland by Paul J. McAuleyNovel, 1995
The Nano Flower by Peter F. HamiltonNovel, 1995
The Prestige by Christopher PriestNovel, 1995
Mister Volition by Greg EganShort Fiction, 1995
Sunflowers by Kathleen Ann GoonanShort Fiction, 1995
Warmth (short story) by Geoff RymanShort Fiction, 1995
Blue Mars (Mars Trilogy) by Kim Stanley RobinsonNovel, 1996
Holy Fire by Bruce SterlingNovel, 1996
Interface by Neal StephensonNovel, 1996
The Memory Palace by Gill AldermanNovel, 1996
The Stone Canal by Ken MacLeodNovel, 1996
Community Service by BrownShort Fiction, 1996
The Dying Fall by J.G. BallardShort Fiction, 1996
The East {story} by M. John HarrisonShort Fiction, 1996
Earthquake Weather by Tim PowersNovel, 1997
Jack Faust by Michael SwanwickNovel, 1997
Signs of Life by M. John HarrisonNovel, 1997
A Son of the Rock by Jack DeightonNovel, 1997
The Cassini Division by Ken MacLeodNovel, 1998
Inversions by Iain M. BanksNovel, 1998
Queen City Jazz by Kathleen Ann GoonanNovel, 1998
To Hold Infinity by John MeaneyNovel, 1998
The Day Before They Came by Mary Soon LeeShort Fiction, 1998
The First Annual Performance Art Festival at the Slaughter Rock Battlefield {short story} by Thomas M. DischShort Fiction, 1998
Children of God by Mary Doria RussellNovel, 1999
Headlong by Simon IngsNovel, 1999
Silver Screen by Justina RobsonNovel, 1999
Thigmoo by Eugene ByrneNovel, 1999
The White Dog by Maya Kaathryn BohnhoffShort Fiction, 1999
Paradox by John MeaneyNovel, 2000
Perdido Street Station by China MiévilleNovel, 2000
Redrobe by Jon Courtenay GrimwoodNovel, 2000
Revelation Space by Alastair ReynoldsNovel, 2000
Destiny on Tartarus [short fiction] by Eric BrownShort Fiction, 2000
Singing Each to Each by Paul Di FilippoShort Fiction, 2000
La Vampiresse by Tanith LeeShort Fiction, 2000
American Gods by Neil GaimanNovel, 2001
Bold as Love by Gwyneth JonesNovel, 2001
Lust by Geoff RymanNovel, 2001
Pashazade by Jon Courtenay GrimwoodNovel, 2001
The Secret of Life by Paul McAuleyNovel, 2001
First To the Moon by Stephen BaxterShort Fiction, 2001
Isabel Of The Fall by Ian R. MacLeodShort Fiction, 2001
Terry Pratchett (Pocket Essential series) by Andrew M. ButlerNon-Fiction, 2001
Tim Burton (Pocket Essential series) by Michelle Le BlancNon-Fiction, 2001
Castles Made of Sand by Gwyneth JonesNovel, 2002
Effendi by Jon Courtenay GrimwoodNovel, 2002
Light by M. John HarrisonNovel, 2002
The Scar by China MiévilleNovel, 2002
The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley RobinsonNovel, 2002
Five British Dinosaurs by Michael SwanwickShort Fiction, 2002
If Lions Could Speak: Imagining the Alien by Paul ParkShort Fiction, 2002
Router [novella] by Charles StrossShort Fiction, 2002
Singleton by Greg EganShort Fiction, 2002
Voice of Steel by Sean McMullenShort Fiction, 2002
Mapping Mars: Science, Imagination, and the Birth of a World by Oliver MortonNon-Fiction, 2002
Absolution Gap by Alastair ReynoldsNovel, 2003
Maul by Tricia SullivanNovel, 2003
Midnight Lamp by Gwyneth JonesNovel, 2003
Natural History by Justina RobsonNovel, 2003
Pattern Recognition by William GibsonNovel, 2003
Birth Days (short story) by Geoff RymanShort Fiction, 2003
Dear Abbey by Terry BissonShort Fiction, 2003
Nightfall [novelette] by Charles StrossShort Fiction, 2003
Hitchhiker: A Biography of Douglas Adams by M.J. SimpsonNon-Fiction, 2003
Century Rain by Alastair ReynoldsNovel, 2004
Forty Signs of Rain by Kim Stanley RobinsonNovel, 2004
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel by Susanna ClarkeNovel, 2004
Newton's Wake: A Space Opera by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2004
Stamping Butterflies by Jon Courtenay GrimwoodNovel, 2004
"The Wolf-man of Alcatraz" by Howard WaldropShort Fiction, 2004
Delhi (short story) by Vandana SinghShort Fiction, 2004
The Faery Handbag by Kelly LinkShort Fiction, 2004
9Tail Fox by Jon Courtenay GrimwoodNovel, 2005
Accelerando by Charles StrossNovel, 2005
Learning the World by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2005
Living Next Door to the God of Love by Justina RobsonNovel, 2005
Bears Discover Smut by Michael BishopShort Fiction, 2005
Guadalupe and Hieronymus Bosch [short story] by Rudy RuckerShort Fiction, 2005
I, Robot [novelette] by Cory DoctorowShort Fiction, 2005
Soft Apocalypse [short story] by Will McintoshShort Fiction, 2005
Two Dreams on Trains [short story] by Elizabeth BearShort Fiction, 2005
Darkland by Liz WilliamsNovel, 2006
Icarus by Roger LevyNovel, 2006
The Last Witchfinder by James MorrowNovel, 2006
Nova Swing by M. John HarrisonNovel, 2006
The Highway Men by Ken MacLeodShort Fiction, 2006
The House Beyond Your Sky [short story] by Benjamin RosenbaumShort Fiction, 2006
Signal to Noise [novelette] by Alastair ReynoldsShort Fiction, 2006
Sounding [short story] by Elizabeth BearShort Fiction, 2006
Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century by Justine LarbalestierNon-Fiction, 2006
Great British Comics: Celebrating a Century of Ripping Yarns and Wizard Wheezes by Paul GravettNon-Fiction, 2006
James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon by Julie PhillipsNon-Fiction, 2006
Polder: A Festschrift for John Clute and Judith Clute by Farah MendlesohnNon-Fiction, 2006
Alice in Sunderland by Bryan TalbotNovel, 2007
The Execution Channel by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2007
The Prefect by Alastair ReynoldsNovel, 2007
Thirteen by Richard K. MorganNovel, 2007
The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael ChabonNovel, 2007
The Gift Of Joy [short story] by Ian WhatesShort Fiction, 2007
The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate (novelette) by Ted ChiangShort Fiction, 2007
The Sledge-maker's Daughter by Alastair ReynoldsShort Fiction, 2007
Terminal (short) by Chaz BrenchleyShort Fiction, 2007
Anathem by Neal StephensonNovel, 2008
Flood by Stephen BaxterNovel, 2008
The Gone-Away World by Nick HarkawayNovel, 2008
Crystal Nights by Greg EganShort Fiction, 2008
Evidence Of Love In A Case Of Abandonment by M. RickertShort Fiction, 2008
Little Lost Robot by Paul McAuleyShort Fiction, 2008
Superheroes!: Capes and Crusaders in Comics and Films by Roz KaveneyNon-fiction, 2008
What It Is We Do When We Read Science Fiction by Paul KincaidNon-fiction, 2008
Ark by Stephen BaxterNovel, 2009
Lavinia by Ursula K. Le GuinNovel, 2009
Yellow Blue Tibia by Adam RobertsNovel, 2009
The Assistant by Ian WhatesShort Fiction, 2009
Johnny And Emmie-lou Get Married by Kim Lakin-SmithShort Fiction, 2009
The Push by Dave HutchinsonShort Fiction, 2009
Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast by Eugie FosterShort Fiction, 2009
Vishnu at the Cat Circus by Ian McDonaldShort Fiction, 2009
Canary Fever: Reviews by John CluteNon-fiction, 2009
A Short History of Fantasy by Farah MendlesohnNon-fiction, 2009
The Dervish House by Ian McDonaldnot in English Common KnowledgeNovel, 2010
Lightborn by Tricia SullivanNovel, 2010
The Restoration Game by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2010
The Windup Girl by Paolo BacigalupiNovel, 2010
Zoo City by Lauren BeukesNovel, 2010
Arrhythmia by Neil WilliamsonShort Fiction, 2010
Flying In The Face Of God by Nina AllanShort Fiction, 2010
The Things [short fiction] by Peter WattsShort Fiction, 2010
Red Plenty: Industry! Progress! Abundance! Inside the Fifties Soviet Dream by Francis SpuffordNon-Fiction, 2010
By Light Alone by Adam RobertsNovel, 2011
Cyber Circus by Kim Lakin-SmithNovel, 2011
Embassytown by China MiévilleNovel, 2011
Osama by Lavie TidharNovel, 2011
Afterbirth by Kameron HurleyShort Fiction, 2011
Covehithe by China MiévilleShort Fiction, 2011
Of Dawn [short fiction] by Al RobertsonShort Fiction, 2011
The Silver Wind [short fiction] by Nina AllanShort Fiction, 2011
Out of This World: Science Fiction but not as you know it by Mike AshleyNon-fiction, 2011
The Unsilent Library: Essays on the Russell T. Davies Era of the New Doctor Who (Foundation Studies in Science Fiction) by Graham SleightNon-fiction, 2011
2312 by Kim Stanley RobinsonNovel, 2012
Empty Space: A Haunting by M. John HarrisonNovel, 2012
Intrusion by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2012
The Flight of the Ravens by Chris ButlerShort Fiction, 2012
Immersion by Aliette de BodardShort Fiction, 2012
Limited Edition (novelette) by Tim MaughanShort Fiction 2012
Song of the body cartographer [short fiction] by Rochita Loenen-RuizShort Fiction 2012
Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories by China MiévilleShort Fiction 2012
The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature by Edward JamesNon-Fiction, 2012
Dark Currents by Ian WhatesArtwork, 2012
Dark Eden by Chris BeckettArtwork, 2012
Helix Wars by Eric BrownArtwork, 2012
Jack Glass by Adam RobertsArtwork, 2012
Thy Kingdom Come by Simon MordenArtwork, 2012
The Adjacent by Christopher PriestNovel, 2013
Evening's Empires by Paul McAuleyNovel, 2013
God's War: Bel Dame Apocrypha Volume 1 by Kameron HurleyNovel, 2013
Boat in shadows, crossing [short fiction] by Tori TruslowShort Fiction 2013
Saga's children [short fiction] by E.J. SwiftShort Fiction 2013
Selkie Stories Are for Losers by Sofia SamatarShort Fiction 2013
Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction by Jeff VanderMeerNon-Fiction 2013
Ancillary Sword (Imperial Radch) by Ann LeckieNovel, 2014
Cuckoo Song by Frances HardingeNovel, 2014
Europe In Autumn by Dave HutchinsonNovel, 2014
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire NorthNovel, 2014
Lagoon by Nnedi OkoraforNovel, 2014
The Moon King by Neil WilliamsonNovel, 2014
The Race by Nina AllanNovel, 2014
The Mussel Eater by Octavia CadeShort fiction, 2014
Scale-Bright by Benjanun SriduangkaewShort fiction, 2014
Call and Response by Paul KincaidNon-fiction, 2014
Greg Egan (Modern Masters of Science Fiction) by Karen BurnhamNon-fiction, 2014
Bête by Adam RobertsArtwork, 2014
Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougallArtwork, 2014
The Mirror Empire by Kameron HurleyArtwork, 2014
Wolves by Simon IngsArtwork, 2014
Europe at Midnight by Dave HutchinsonNovel, 2015
Glorious Angels by Justina RobsonNovel, 2015
Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonaldNovel, 2015
Mother of Eden by Chris BeckettNovel, 2015
Binti by Nnedi OkoraforShort fiction, 2015
No rez [short fiction] by Jeff NoonShort fiction, 2015
Ride the blue horse [short fiction] by Gareth L PowellShort fiction, 2015
Witches of Lychford by Paul CornellShort fiction, 2015
Letters to Tiptree by Alisa KrasnosteinNon-fiction, 2015
Rave and Let Die: The SF and Fantasy of 2014 by Adam RobertsNon-fiction, 2015
Interzone 257 by Andy CoxArtwork, 2015
Jews vs Zombies by Rebecca LeveneArtwork, 2015
Pelquin's Comet by Ian WhatesArtwork, 2015
Azanian Bridges by Nick WoodNovel, 2016
A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky ChambersNovel, 2016
Daughter of Eden by Chris BeckettNovel, 2016
Occupy Me by Tricia SullivanNovel, 2016
Taking Flight by Una McCormackShort fiction, 2016
Then: Science Fiction Fandom in the UK: 1930-1980 by Rob HansenNon-fiction, 2016
The 1000 Year Reich by Ian WatsonArtwork, 2016
Black Static 53 by Andy CoxArtwork, 2016
Disturbed Universes by David L. ClementsArtwork, 2016
The Iron Tactician by Alastair ReynoldsArtwork, 2016
The Sunlight Pilgrims by Jenni FaganArtwork, 2016
Dreams Before the Start of Time by Anne CharnockNovel, 2017
Exit West by Mohsin HamidNovel, 2017
Provenance by Ann LeckieNovel, 2017
The Murders of Molly Southbourne by Tade ThompsonShort fiction, 2017
Uncanny Valley: A Tor.com Original by Greg EganShort fiction, 2017

Award description

The BSFA awards are presented annually by the British Science Fiction Association, based on a vote of BSFA members and – in recent years – members of the British national science fiction convention (Eastercon).
Categories are Best Novel, Best short fiction, Best non-fiction and Best artwork.
Up to 5 works are included on the shortlist for each category.

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