Ian R. MacLeod’s Song of Time (PS Publishing) won the Arthur C. Clarke Award for the best science fiction novel published in the UK in 2008, presented at a ceremony April 29, 2009 in London. The award includes an engraved bookend and a £2009 cash prize. MacLeod was present to accept the award.
Other finalists were:
The Quiet War, Paul McAuley (Gollancz)
House of Suns, Alastair Reynolds (Gollancz)
Anathem, Neal Stephenson (Atlantic)
The Margarets, Sheri S. Tepper (Gollancz)
Martin Martin’s on the Other Side, Mark Wernham (Jonathan Cape)
For more information, visit the Clarke Award website.