The Libertarian Futurist Society announced the finalists for the 2008 Prometheus Awards.
Best Novel: Matter, Iain Banks (Orbit); Little Brother, Cory Doctorow (Tor); The January Dancer, Michael Flynn (Tor); Saturn’s Children, Charles Stross (Ace); Opening Atlantis, Harry Turtledove (Roc); and Half a Crown, Jo Walton (Tor).
Hall of Fame: Falling Free, Lois McMaster Bujold; Courtship Rite, Donald M. Kingsbury; “As Easy as A.B.C.”, Rudyard Kipling; The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien; The Once and Future King, T.H. White; and The Golden Age, John C. Wright.
The winners will be announced at Anticipation, the 67th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held August 6-10, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and will receive a plaque and a gold coin.