Nebula Award for Best Novel

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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America gives awards for good Science Fiction writing. Each year they give the Nebula Award for Best Novel. In this list, the year means the year that the book was published; awards are given the next year.

Winners and other nominees[change | change source]

Year Winner Other authors and books that were named as very good
1965 Dune
by Frank Herbert1
1966 (tie)
1967 The Einstein Intersection
by Samuel R. Delany
1968 Rite of Passage
by Alexei Panshin
1969 The Left Hand of Darkness
by Ursula K. Le Guin1
1970 Ringworld
by Larry Niven1
1971 A Time of Changes
by Robert Silverberg
1972 The Gods Themselves
by Isaac Asimov1
1973 Rendezvous with Rama
by Arthur C. Clarke1
1974 The Dispossessed
by Ursula K. Le Guin1
1975 The Forever War
by Joe Haldeman1
1976 Man Plus
by Frederik Pohl
1977 Gateway
by Frederik Pohl1
1978 Dreamsnake
by Vonda McIntyre1
1979 The Fountains of Paradise
by Arthur C. Clarke1
1980 Timescape
by Gregory Benford
1981 The Claw of the Conciliator
by Gene Wolfe
1982 No Enemy But Time
by Michael Bishop
1983 Startide Rising
by David Brin1
1984 Neuromancer
by William Gibson1
1985 Ender's Game
by Orson Scott Card1
1986 Speaker for the Dead
by Orson Scott Card1
1987 The Falling Woman
by Pat Murphy
1988 Falling Free
by Lois McMaster Bujold
1989 The Healer's War
by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
1990 Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea
by Ursula K. Le Guin
1991 Stations of the Tide
by Michael Swanwick
1992 Doomsday Book
by Connie Willis1
1993 Red Mars
by Kim Stanley Robinson
1994 Moving Mars
by Greg Bear
1995 The Terminal Experiment
by Robert J. Sawyer
1996 Slow River
by Nicola Griffith
1997 The Moon and the Sun
by Vonda McIntyre
1998 Forever Peace
by Joe Haldeman1
1999 Parable of the Talents
by Octavia E. Butler
2000 Darwin's Radio
by Greg Bear
2001 The Quantum Rose
by Catherine Asaro

Although Declare appeared on the final ballot, it was afterwards determined to be ineligible.

2002 American Gods
by Neil Gaiman1
2003 The Speed of Dark
by Elizabeth Moon
2004 Paladin of Souls
by Lois McMaster Bujold 1
2005 Camouflage
by Joe Haldeman[2]
2006[3] Seeker
by Jack McDevitt
2007[4] The Yiddish Policemen's Union
by Michael Chabon 1 [5]
2008[6] Powers
by Ursula K. Le Guin[7][8]
2009[9] The Windup Girl
by Paolo Bacigalupi 1 [10]

1 Also a winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel.

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Reynolds, Simon (2008-04-03). "Warner Bros picks up 'Hyperion Cantos'". Digital Spy.
  2. "2005 Nebula Award winners". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc. 2006-05-06.
  3. "2006 SFWA Final Nebula Awards ballot". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc. 2007-05-07.
  4. "2007 SFWA Final Nebula Awards Ballot". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc.
  5. Mills, Nicole (2008-04-28). "Newsmakers: Chabon takes Nebula". Austin American-Statesman.
  6. "2008 SFWA Final Nebula Awards Ballot". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc. Archived from the original on 2012-09-04. Retrieved 2010-12-12.
  7. "Nebula Awards 2009". Cover It Live. 2009-04-25. Retrieved 2009-04-25.
  8. "SWFA live". Twitter. 2009-04-25. Retrieved 2009-04-25.
  9. "2009 SFWA Final Nebula Awards Ballot". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc.
  10. Winners: 2009 Nebula Awards Archived 2010-05-19 at the Wayback Machine, SF Signal, accessed May 15, 2010.

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