By Adam Roberts | March 31, 2010
I am absolutely delighted to be shortlisted for this year's Arthur C Clarke Award.
Spirit by Gwyneth Jones
The City & The City by China Miéville
Yellow Blue Tibia by Adam Roberts
Galileo's Dream by Kim Stanley Robinson
Far North by Marcel Theroux
Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding
As I was saying to somebody else, the thing that makes me particularly chuffed about appearing on this list is the sheer excellence of the other nominees. It means that my happiness at being shortlisted in the first place is tempered by a kind of relief -- there'll be, for me, neither shame, envy nor sorrow if I lose to a book the calibre of Galileo's Dream, Spirit or The City and the City.' To quote Woody Allen's Love and Death, as I am fond of doing: 'no, it's a greater honour for me ...'No tags for this post.