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Book awards: Prometheus Award Shortlist

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Works (183)

The Avatar by Poul AndersonNovel, 1979
The Genesis Machine by James P. HoganNovel, 1979
Alongside Night by J. Neil SchulmanNovel, 1982
An Enemy of the State by F. Paul WilsonNovel, 1982
Songs from the Stars by Norman SpinradNovel, 1982
Tales of Nevèrÿon by Samuel R. DelanyNovel, 1982
The Watcher by Kay Nolte SmithNovel, 1982
Fire Dancer by Ann MaxwellNovel, 1983
Friday by Robert A. HeinleinNovel, 1983
The Many-Colored Land by Julian MayNovel, 1983
Oath of Fealty by Larry NivenNovel, 1983
Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert A. HeinleinNovel, 1984
Double Crossing by Erika HolzerNovel, 1984
The Nagasaki Vector by L. Neil SmithNovel, 1984
Orion Shall Rise by Poul AndersonNovel, 1984
Thendara House by Marion Zimmer BradleyNovel, 1984
The Final Encyclopedia by Gordon R. DicksonNovel, 1985
Manna by Lee CorreyNovel, 1985
The Peace War by Vernor VingeNovel, 1985
Tom Paine Maru by L. Neil SmithNovel, 1985
The Tomb by F. Paul WilsonNovel, 1985
Elegy for a Soprano by Kay Nolte SmithNovel, 1986
The Gallatin Divergence by L. Neil SmithNovel, 1986
A Matter of Time by Glen CookNovel, 1986
Radio Free Albemuth by Philip K. DickNovel, 1986
Circuit by Melinda SnodgrassNovel, 1987
The Crystal Empire by L. Neil SmithNovel, 1987
A Door Into Ocean by Joan SlonczewskiNovel, 1987
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodNovel, 1987
Circuit Breaker by Melinda SnodgrassNovel, 1988
First Citizen by Thomas T. ThomasNovel, 1988
The Uplift War by David BrinNovel, 1988
Way of the Pilgrim by Gordon R. DicksonNovel, 1988
Brightsuit Macbear by L. Neil SmithNovel, 1989
David's Sling by Marc StieglerNovel, 1989
Falling Free by Lois McMaster BujoldNovel, 1989
Final Circuit by Melinda SnodgrassNovel, 1989
To Sail Beyond the Sunset by Robert A. HeinleinNovel, 1989
We the Living by Ayn RandHall of Fame, 1989
The Boat of a Million Years by Poul AndersonNovel, 1990
Henry Martyn by L. Neil SmithNovel, 1990
Infinity Hold by Barry B. LongyearNovel, 1990
The Mirror Maze by James P. HoganNovel, 1990
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken KeseyHall of Fame, 1990
The Cybernetic Shogun by Victor MilánNovel, 1991
The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le GuinHall of Fame, 1991
The Tery by F. Paul WilsonNovel, 1991
This Perfect Day by Ira LevinHall of Fame, 1991
Under the Yoke by S. M. StirlingNovel, 1991
V for Vendetta by Alan MooreNovel, 1991
We: A Novel by Yevgeny ZamyatinHall of Fame, 1991
DISTANT DRUMS (Book, No 1) by D. L. CareyNovel, 1992
Infinity Gambit by James P. HoganNovel, 1992
Me by Thomas T. ThomasNovel, 1992
The Rift by Peter DavidNovel, 1992
D'Shai by Joel RosenbergNovel, 1992
A Tale of the Wind by Kay Nolte SmithNovel, 1992
The Memory of Earth by Orson Scott CardNovel, 1993
Snow Crash by Neal StephensonNovel, 1993
Steel Beach by John VarleyNovel, 1993
Timemaster by Robert L. ForwardNovel, 1993
A Woman's Place by Rex Denver BoroughNovel, 1993
Beggars in Spain by Nancy KressNovel, 1994
Rainbow Man by M. J. EnghNovel, 1994
The Silicon Man by Charles PlattNovel, 1994
Virtual Girl by Amy ThomsonNovel, 1994
Dark Rivers of the Heart by Dean KoontzNovel, 1995
Deadly Care by Richard W. FulmerNovel, 1995
Lovelock by Orson Scott CardNovel, 1995
The Select by F. Paul WilsonNovel, 1995
Solis by A. A. AttanasioNovel, 1995
Cld: Collective Landing Detachment by Victor MilánNovel, 1996
Design for Great-Day by Alan Dean FosterNovel, 1996
The Diamond Age by Neal StephensonNovel, 1996
Four Ways to Forgiveness by Ursula K. Le GuinNovel, 1996
Emphyrio by Jack VanceHall of Fame, 1997
Firestar by Michael FlynnNovel, 1997
Little Fuzzy by H. Beam PiperHall of Fame, 1997
Paths to Otherwhere by James P. HoganNovel, 1997
Sliders by Brad LinaweaverNovel, 1997
Wildside by Steven GouldNovel, 1997
Bretta Martyn by L. Neil SmithNovel, 1998
Finity's End by C. J. CherryhNovel, 1998
The Fleet of Stars by Poul AndersonNovel, 1998
Lone Star Planet by H. Beam PiperHall of Fame, 1998
Nanotime by Bart KoskoNovel, 1998
Wasp by Eric Frank RussellHall of Fame, 1998
Circus World by Barry B. LongyearHall of Fame, 1999
The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian AndersenHall of Fame, 1999
Masque by F. Paul WilsonNovel, 1999
Moonwar by Ben BovaNovel, 1999
Rogue Star by Michael FlynnNovel, 1999
Y2K: The Millennium Bug by Don L. TiggreNovel, 1999
The Cassini Division by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2000
Cradle of Saturn by James P. HoganNovel, 2000
Cryptonomicon by Neal StephensonNovel, 2000
The Martian Race by Gregory BenfordNovel, 2000
Eagle Against The Stars by Steve WhiteNovel, 2001
Lodestar by Michael FlynnNovel, 2001
The Sky Road by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2001
The Truth by Terry PratchettNovel, 2001
The Wardove by L. Neil SmithHall of Fame, 2001
The American Zone by L. Neil SmithNovel, 2002
Enemy Glory by Karen MichalsonNovel, 2002
Falling Stars by Michael FlynnNovel, 2002
Hosts by F. Paul WilsonNovel, 2002
Requiem [short story] by Robert A. HeinleinHall of Fame, 2002
Dark Light by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2003
Escape from Heaven by J. Neil SchulmanNovel, 2003
The Haunted Air by F. Paul WilsonNovel, 2003
Schild's Ladder by Greg EganNovel, 2003
The Book of Merlyn by T. H. WhiteHall of Fame, 2004
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. RowlingNovel, 2004
Naked Empire by Terry GoodkindNovel, 2004
The Pixel Eye by Paul LevinsonNovel, 2004
Spin State by Chris MoriartyNovel, 2004
The Weapon Shops of Isher by A. E. Van VogtHall of Fame, 2004
Anarquia by Brad LinaweaverNovel, 2005
Marque and Reprisal by Elizabeth MoonNovel, 2005
Newton's Wake: A Space Opera by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2005
State of Fear by Michael CrichtonNovel, 2005
A Time of Changes by Robert SilverbergHall of Fame, 2005
47 by Walter MosleyNovel, 2006
The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Resistance by Vin SuprynowiczNovel, 2006
Chainfire by Terry GoodkindNovel, 2006
The Hidden Family by Charles StrossNovel, 2006
It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair LewisHall of Fame, 2006
RebelFire: Out of the Gray Zone by Claire WolfeNovel, 2006
Animal Farm by George Orwellnot in English Common KnowledgeHall of Fame, 2007
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony BurgessHall of Fame, 2007
Empire by Orson Scott CardNovel, 2007
The Ghost Brigades by John ScalziNovel, 2007
Harbingers by F. Paul WilsonNovel, 2007
Rainbows End by Vernor VingeNovel, 2007
The Execution Channel by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2008
Fleet of Worlds by Larry NivenNovel, 2008
The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. TolkienHall of Fame, 2008
Ragamuffin by Tobias S. BuckellNovel, 2008
That Hideous Strength by C. S. LewisHall of Fame, 2008
The Golden Age by John C. WrightHall of Fame, 2009
Half a Crown by Jo WaltonNovel, 2009
The January Dancer by Michael FlynnNovel, 2009
Matter by Iain M. BanksNovel, 2009
The Once and Future King by T. H. WhiteHall of Fame, 2009
Opening Atlantis by Harry TurtledoveNovel, 2009
Saturn's Children by Charles StrossNovel, 2009
Hidden Empire by Orson Scott CardNovel, 2010
Liberating Atlantis by Harry TurtledoveNovel, 2010
Makers by Cory DoctorowNovel, 2010
The United States of Atlantis by Harry TurtledoveNovel, 2010
Ceres by L. Neil SmithNovel, 2011
For the Win by Cory DoctorowNovel, 2011
Live Free or Die by John RingoNovel, 2011
The Children of the Sky by Vernor VingeNovel, 2012
In the Shadow of Ares by Thomas L. JamesNovel, 2012
The Restoration Game by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2012
Snuff by Terry PratchettNovel, 2012
Arctic Rising by Tobias S. BuckellNovel, 2013
Darkship Renegades by Sarah A. HoytNovel, 2013
Kill Decision by Daniel SuarezNovel, 2013
The Unincorporated Future by Dani KollinNovel, 2013
"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman by Harlan EllisonHall of Fame, 2014
As Easy as A.B.C. [novelette] by Rudyard KiplingHall of Fame, 2014
Brilliance by Marcus SakeyNovel, 2014
Courtship Rite by Donald KingsburyHall of Fame, 2014
Crux by Ramez NaamNovel, 2014
A Few Good Men by Sarah A. HoytNovel, 2014
Sam Hall by Poul AndersonHall of Fame, 2014
A Better World by Marcus SakeyNovel, 2015
Raising Steam by Terry PratchettNovel, 2015
The Three-Body Problem by Cixin LiuNovel, 2015
Apex by Ramez NaamNovel, 2016
A Borrowed Man by Gene WolfeNovel, 2016
Golden Son by Pierce BrownNovel, 2016
The Just City by Jo WaltonNovel, 2016
Blade of p'Na by L. Neil SmithNovel, 2017
The Corporation Wars: Dissidence by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2017
The Corporation Wars: Insurgence by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2017
The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047 by Lionel ShriverNovel, 2017
Artemis by Andy WeirNovel, 2018
The Corporation Wars: Emergence by Ken MacLeodNovel, 2018
Darkship Revenge by Sarah A. HoytNovel, 2018
Torchship by Karl K GallagherNovel, 2018

Award description

The Prometheus Award is given by the Libertarian Futurist Society to provide encouragement to science fiction writers whose books examine the meaning of freedom. This is the award shortlist; the winners is separate, as are the nominees.


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