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Philip K Dick Award Shortlisting for Gradisil

By Adam Roberts | January 9, 2008
Categories: Book News

I'm pleased as Punch (ahh, if only I were as good looking as Punch ...) that Gradisil has made the shortlist for the 2008 Philip K. Dick Award. Here's the list:

Impressive, what? It's interesting, I'd say, that when arranged alphabetically by author like that, the list of novel titles acrostically spells out GUF 'N' GAS. Not that this is in any way a commentary upon the excellence of the novels shortlisted this year.

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6 Responses to “Philip K Dick Award Shortlisting for Gradisil”

  1. Yvonne Hewett Says:
    January 9th, 2008 at 6:38 pm


  2. AdamR Says:
    January 10th, 2008 at 10:15 am

    Thanks, Yvonne!

  3. Sacheverell Says:
    January 13th, 2008 at 2:54 pm

    Well-earned, I'd say. Good luck!

  4. Alex Says:
    January 21st, 2008 at 4:13 pm

    Oh, how I can't wait til you win, then you'll be famous, then I can say "I read him before it was cool."

  5. AdamR Says:
    January 21st, 2008 at 7:49 pm

    Your confidence warms my heart, Gamer A.

  6. Alex Says:
    January 21st, 2008 at 8:56 pm

    Does it mean any less if I say I haven't read any of the others? In all honesty, I did laugh at the "GUF 'N' GAS" comment.