The Arthur C. Clarke Award: A Critical Anthology edited by Paul Kincaid with Andrew M. Butler Serendip Foundation 2006 Shortlisted for: BSFA Award for Non-Fiction Review

The Arthur C. Clarke Award: A Critical Anthology
edited by Paul Kincaid
with Andrew M. Butler

Serendip Foundation
2006

Shortlisted for:
BSFA Award for Non-Fiction

Review

Preface - Neil Gaiman   7
Introduction - Paul Kincaid  11

1987: The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

Twisted Sister at the Royal Danish Theatre - Nicholas Ruddick  17

1988: The Sea and Summer - George Turner

The Possible Cost of Complacency - Edward James  31

1989: Unquenchable Fire - Rachel Pollack

Speaking in All the Voices - Elizabeth Billinger  41

1990: The Child Garden - Geoff Ryman

The Nation Utopiant - Joan Gordon  53

1991: Take Back Plenty - Colin Greenland

The Wild Ride - Justina Robson  63

1992: Synners - Pat Cadigan

Love in the Time of the Virus - Pawel Frelik  77

1993: Body of Glass - Marge Piercy

Forms of Patricide - Maureen Kincaid Speller  85

1994: Vurt - Jeff Noon

Feathers into an Underworld - Tony Keen  97

1995: Fools - Pat Cadigan

Identity and Imagery in Fools - Penny Hill  109

1996: Fairyland - Paul J. McAuley

Hard Fantasy - Adam Roberts  119

1997: The Calcutta Chromosome - Amitav Ghosh

Life in a Perverse Element - Paul N. Billinger  131

1998: The Sparrow - Mary Doria Russell

Music, Food, Sex - Andrew M. Butler  141

1999: Dreaming in Smoke - Tricia Sullivan

A Novel of Colonisation - Farah Mendlesohn  153

2000: Distraction - Bruce Sterling

A Doable Future - Graham Sleight  163

2001: Perdido Street Station - China Mieville

Monsters and the Monstrous - Cheryl Morgan  173

2002: Bold As Love - Gwyneth Jones

The New Dark Ages - Tanya Brown  183

2003: The Separation - Christopher Priest

Of That We Cannot Speak - L.J. Hurst  191

2004: Quicksilver - Neal Stephenson

The Confus'd Age - Iain Emsley  203

Bibliography  215
Appendix: Shortlists and Juries  223
Contributors  229
Index  235