Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

There’s a Hugo Award for Best Related Book

by Rob - September 13th, 2009.
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… and, really, that means that each year there are two Hugos given for books, one for fiction and one for nonfiction (for instance, the year my novel Hominids won the Hugo, Better to Have Loved, the wonderful biography of Judith Merril, by Judy and her daughter Emily Pohl-Weary, also won a Hugo in the Related Book category).

To promote discussion of the nonfiction books about science fiction and related topics that are eligible for this award — and are worthy of notice in their own right — Dr. Farah Mendlesohn, herself the author of one of the very best nonfiction books of recent years, Rhetorics of Fantasy, has started a LiveJournal community to chat about such things. Check it out!

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