Here are all six finalists for the Best Novel category of this year’s Prometheus Award, which honors the best pro-freedom or anti-authoritarian novel of the previous year:
*Matter by Iain Banks (Orbit)
* Little Brother by Cory Doctorow (TOR)
* The January Dancer by Michael Flynn (TOR)
* Saturn’s Children by Charles Stross (Ace)
* Opening Atlantis by Harry Turtledove (Penguin/Roc)
* Half a Crown by Jo Walton (TOR)
The Best Novel winner will receive a one-ounce gold coin and a personalized plaque. Winners in several Prometheus Award categories, including the Hall of Fame (Best Classic Fiction), will be announced during the 67th World Science Fiction Convention August 6-10, 2009 in Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
Congratulations to all involved!