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Brasyl up for the Locus Award

It is becoming more and more obvious that Ian McDonald’s Brasyl is one of the books that posterity will remember about 2007. Locus Magazine announced the finalists for this year’s Locus Awards yesterday, and Brasyl is one of the five nominees in the SF novel category. All fingers crossed, now!

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Pommern is Back

The museum ship Pommern has been away for maintenance, but has now returned to its normal place by the Nautical museum (very near the con site), so those who want can visit it during the con.

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Brasyl Wins BSFA Award

Our Guest of Honour Ian McDonald’s excellent novel Brasyl has just won the BSFA Award. Congratulations!

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Amazon.com has published its Best Books of 2007 list, and on second place is our GoH Ian McDonald’s novel Brasyl!

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McDonald Wins Hugo

Our GoH Ian McDonald has won the Hugo award for his novelette The Djinn’s Wife, published in Asimov’s July 2006 issue. Åcon congratulates!

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