Alice in Sunderland – Bryan Talbot (Jonathan Cape)
Black Man – Richard Morgan (Gollancz)
Brasyl – Ian McDonald (Gollancz)
The Execution Channel – Ken MacLeod (Orbit)
The Prefect – Alastair Reynolds (Gollancz)
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union – Michael Chabon (Fourth Estate)


‘Lighting Out’ – Ken MacLeod (disLocations)
‘Terminal’ – Chaz Brenchley (disLocations)
‘The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate’ – Ted Chiang (F&SF, September)
‘The Gift of Joy’ – Ian Whates (TQR)
‘The Sledge-Maker’s Daughter’ – Alastair Reynolds (Interzone #209)

BEST NOVEL of 1958

A Case of Conscience – James Blish (Ballantine)
Have Spacesuit, Will Travel – Robert A Heinlein (first published in F&SF, August – October 1958)
Non-Stop – Brian Aldiss (Faber)
The Big Time – Fritz Leiber (Galaxy, March & April)
The Triumph of Time – James Blish (Avon)
Who? – Algis Budrys (Pyramid)