The Nebula Awards are given annually by the Science Fiction Writers of America, to acknowledge excellence in science fiction writing.

Best Novel Awards

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
Perfect Circle by Sean Stewart
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Omega by Jack McDevitt
The Knight by Gene Wolfe
Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold (winner)

Diplomatic Immunity by Lois McMaster Bujold
The Mount by Carol Emshwiller
The Salt Roads by Nalo Hopkinson
Light Music by Kathleen Ann Goonan
Chindi by Jack McDevitt
The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon (winner)

The Other Wind by Ursula K Le Guin
Solitaire by Kelley Eskridge
Picoverse by Robert A Metzger
Perdido Street Station by China Miéville
Bones of the Earth by Michael Swanwick
American Gods by Neil Gaiman (winner)

The Other Wind by Ursula K Le Guin
Declare by Tim Powers
The Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia A McKillip
Passage by Connie Willis
Eternity’s End by Jeffrey A Carver
Mars Crossing by Geoffrey A Landis
A Storm of Swords by George R R Martin
The Collapsium by Wil McCarthy
The Quantum Rose by Catherine Asaro (winner)

Forests of the Heart by Charles de Lint
Crescent City Rhapsody by Kathleen Ann Goonan
A Civil Campaign by Lois McMaster Bujold
Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson
Infinity Beach by Jack McDevitt
Darwin’s Radio by Greg Bear (winner)

Mockingbird by Sean Stewart
The Cassini Division by Ken MacLeod
A Clash of Kings by George R R Martin
Mission Child by Maureen F McHugh
A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge
Parable of the Talents by Octavia E Butler (winner)

The Last Hawk by Catherine Asaro
How Few Remain by Harry Turtledove
Moonfall by Jack McDevitt
To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
The Death of the Necromancer by Martha Wells
Forever Peace by Joe Haldeman (winner)

A Game of Thrones by George R R Martin
King’s Dragon by Kate Elliott
Memory by Lois McMaster Bujold
Bellwether by Connie Willis
City on Fire by Walter Jon Williams
Ancient Shores by Jack McDevitt
The Moon and the Sun by Vonda N McIntyre (winner)

The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
Starplex by Robert J Sawyer
Expiration Date by Tim Powers
Winter Rose by Patricia A McKillip
The Silent Strength of Stones by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Slow River by Nicola Griffith (winner)

Metropolitan by Walter Jon Williams
Mother of Storms by John Barnes
Calde of the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe
Celestis by Paul Park
Beggars and Choosers by Nancy Kress
The Terminal Experiment by Robert J Sawyer (winner)

Gun, with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem
Parable of the Sower by Octavia E Butler
A Night in the Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny
Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Temporary Agency by Rachel Pollack
Towing Jehovah by James Morrow
Moving Mars by Greg Bear (winner)

Nightside the Long Sun by Gene Wolfe
Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress
Hard Landing by Algis Budrys
Assemblers of Infinity by Kevin J Anderson and Doug Beason
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson (winner)

A Fire upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge
China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F McHugh
Sarah Canary by Karen Joy Fowler
A Million Open Doors by John Barnes
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen
Doomsday Book by Connie Willis (winner)

Orbital Resonance by John Barnes
Synners by Pat Cadigan
Bone Dance by Emma Bull
The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling
Stations of the Tide by Michael Swanwick (winner)

Mary Reilly by Valerie Martin
The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons
Only Begotten Daughter by James Morrow
White Jenna by Jane Yolen
Redshift Rendezvous by John E Stith
Tehanu by Ursula K Le Guin (winner)

Prentice Alvin by Orson Scott Card
The Boat of a Million Years by Poul Anderson
Sister Light, Sister Dark by Jane Yolen
Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future by Mike Resnick
Good News from Outer Space by John Kessel
The Healer’s War by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (winner)

Deserted Cities of the Heart by Lewis Shiner
The Urth of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe
Red Prophet by Orson Scott Card
Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson
Great Sky River by Gregory Benford
Drowning Towers by George Turner
Falling Free by Lois McMaster Bujold (winner)

The Forge of God by Greg Bear
The Uplift War by David Brin
The Soldier of the Mist by Gene Wolfe
When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger
Vergil in Averno by Avram Davidson
The Falling Woman by Pat Murphy (winner)

Count Zero by William Gibson
This Is the Way the World Ends by James Morrow
The Journal of Nicholas the American by Leigh Kennedy
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Free Live Free by Gene Wolfe
Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card (winner)

Dinner at Deviant’s Palace by Tim Powers
Blood Music by Greg Bear
Schismatrix by Bruce Sterling
The Remaking of Sigmund Freud by Barry N Malzberg
The Postman by David Brin
Helliconia Winter by Brian Aldiss
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (winner)

The Wild Shore by Kim Stanley Robinson
The Man Who Melted by Jack Dann
Job: A Comedy of Justice by Robert Heinlein
The Integral Trees by Larry Niven
Frontera by Lewis Shiner
Neuromancer by William Gibson (winner)

The Void Captain’s Tale by Norman Spinrad
Tea with the Black Dragon by R A MacAvoy
Against Infinity by Gregory Benford
Lyonesse by Jack Vance
The Citadel of the Autarch by Gene Wolfe
Startide Rising by David Brin (winner)

Friday by Robert Heinlein
Foundation’s Edge by Isaac Asimov
The Transmigration of Timothy Archer by Philip K Dick
Helliconia Spring by Brian Aldiss
No Enemy But Time by Michael Bishop (winner)

The Many-Coloured Land by Julian May
Little, Big by John Crowley
Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban
Radix by A A Attanasio

Mockingbird by Walter Tevis
Beyond the Blue Event Horizon by Frederik Pohl
The Orphan by Robert Stallman
Timescape by Gregory Benford (winner)

Jem by Frederik Pohl
On Wings of Song by Thomas M Disch
Juniper Time by Kate Wilhelm
Titan by John Varley
The Road to Corlay by Richard Cowper
The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C Clarke (winner)

Kesrith by C J Cherryh
Blind Voices by Tom Reamy
Strangers by Gardner Dozois
Kalki by Gore Vidal
Dreamsnake by Vonda N McIntyre (winner)

Cirque by Terry Carr
In the Ocean of Night by Gregory Benford (winner)
Gateway by Frederik Pohl (winner)

Islands by Marta Randall
Inferno by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm
Triton by Samuel R Delany
Shadrach in the Furnace by Robert Silverberg
Man Plus by Frederik Pohl (winner)

The Stochastic Man by Robert Silverberg
Ragtime by E L Doctorow
The Mote in God’s Eye by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
The Missing Man by Katherine MacLean
A Midsummer Tempest by Poul Anderson
The Heritage of Hastur by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Guernica Night by Barry N Malzberg
A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire by Michael Bishop
The Female Man by Joanna Russ
The Exile Waiting by Vonda N McIntyre
The Embedding by Ian Watson
Doorways in the Sand by Roger Zelazny
Dhalgren by Samuel R Delany
The Computer Connection by Alfred Bester
The Birthgrave by Tanith Lee
Autumn Angels by Arthur Byron Cover
The Forever War by Joe Haldeman (winner)

Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said by Philip K Dick
334 by Thomas M Disch
The Godwhale by T J Bass
The Dispossessed by Ursula K Le Guin (winner)

Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
The People of the Wind by Poul Anderson
The Man Who Folded Himself by David Gerrold
Time Enough for Love: The Lives of Lazarus Long by Robert Heinlein
Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C Clarke (winner)

The Book of Skulls by Robert Silverberg
The Iron Dream by Norman Spinrad
Dying Inside by Robert Silverberg
When Harlie Was One by David Gerrold
What Entropy Means to Me by George Alec Effinger
The Sheep Look Up by John Brunner
The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov (winner)

The Byworlder by Poul Anderson
Margaret and I by Kate Wilhelm
The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K Le Guin
Half Past Human by T J Bass
The Devil Is Dead by R A Lafferty
A Time of Changes by Robert Silverberg (winner)

The Year of the Quiet Sun by Wilson Tucker
Tower of Glass by Robert Silverberg
The Steel Crocodile by D G Compton
Fourth Mansions by R A Lafferty
And Chaos Died by Joanna Russ
Ringworld by Larry Niven (winner)

Bug Jack Barron by Norman Spinrad
The Jagged Orbit by John Brunner
Isle of the Dead by Roger Zelazny
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K Le Guin (winner)

Black Easter: Or Faust Aleph-Null by James Blish
The Masks of Time by Robert Silverberg
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K Dick
Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner
Picnic on Paradise by Joanna Russ
Past Master by R A Lafferty
Rite of Passage by Alexei Panshin (winner)

Chthon by Piers Anthony
Thorns by Robert Silverberg
Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny
The Eskimo Invasion by Hayden Howard
The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R Delany (winner)

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein
Babel-17 by Samuel R Delany (winner)
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes (winner)

The Escape Orbit by James White
Dr Bloodmoney: or How We Got Along After the Bomb by Philip K Dick
The Clone by Theodore L Thomas and Kate Wilhelm
All Flesh Is Grass by Clifford D Simak
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Philip K Dick
The Star Fox by Poul Anderson
The Ship That Sailed the Time Stream by G C Edmondson
Rogue Dragon by Avram Davidson
A Plague of Demons by Keith Laumer
Nova Express by William S Burroughs
The Genocides by Thomas M Disch
Dune by Frank Herbert (winner)