Friday, September 18, 2009

Author Kim Stanley Robinson blasts judges of UK’s Man Booker Prize for neglecting SF

Science Fiction Author Hits Out at Booker Judges
Guardian, September 18, 2009
By Alison Flood

Kim Stanley Robinson, one of the greatest science fiction authors writing today, has hit out at the literary establishment, accusing the Man Booker judges of "ignorance" in neglecting science fiction, which he called "the best British literature of our time".

The winner of Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards and author of the bestselling Mars trilogy, Robinson attacked the Booker for rewarding "what usually turn out to be historical novels."

Read the entire article in the Guardian.

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