The Arthur C. Clarke Award

The Arthur C. Clarke Award is sponsored by Clarke and is given annually to the best science fiction novel published in the United Kingdom.
Award Year Authors(s) Title
2011 Lauren Beukes Zoo City
2010 China Mieville The City & the City Inspector Tyador Borlú must travel to Ul Qoma to search for answers in the murder of a woman found in the city of Besźel.
2009 Ian McLeod Song of Time
2008 Richard Morgan Thirteen In Thirteen, Richard Morgan reshapes and recharges science fiction, with a new hero in Carl Marsalis: hybrid, hired gun, and a man without a country ... or a planet. Published in the UK as Black Man.
2007 M. John Harrison Nova Swing Intergalatic noir set in the same universe as M. John Harrison's earlier novel Light.
2006 Geoff Ryman Air (or, Have Not Have) A young woman named Mae must prepare her village for the arrival of technology gone wrong. Will they believe her before it's too late?
2005 China Mieville Iron Council It is a time of wars and revolutions, conflict and intrigue. new Crobuzon is being ripped apart from without and within. War with the shadowy city-state of Tesh and rioting on the streets at home are pushing the teeming city to the brink. A mysterious masked figure spurs strange rebellion, while treachery and violence incubate in unexpected places.
2004 Neal Stephenson Quicksilver In this wonderfully inventive follow-up to his bestseller Cryptonomicon, Stephenson brings to life a cast of unforgettable characters in a time of breathtaking genius and discovery, men and women whose exploits defined an age known as the Baroque.
2003 Christopher Priest The Separation
2002 Gwyneth Jones Bold As Love
2001 China Miéville Perdido Street Station In the sprawling gothic city of New Crobuzon, a stranger has come to request the services of Isaac, an overweight and slightly eccentric scientist. But it is an impossible request--that of flight--and in the end Isaac's attempts will only succeed in unleashing a dark force upon the city.
2000 Bruce Sterling Distraction An electrifying cautionary tale from Bruce Sterling propels readers to 2043, when high technology is humanity's ultimate threat.
1999 Tricia Sullivan Dreaming in Smoke
1998 Mary Doria Russell The Sparrow This novel considers the mystery surrounding Father Emilio Sandoz, a Jesuit linguist whose messianic virtues hide his occasional doubt about his calling. The mystery is the climactic turn of events that has left him the sole survivor of a secret Jesuit expedition to the planet Rakhat and, upon his return, made him a disgrace to his faith.
1997 Amitav Ghosh The Calcutta Chromosome
1996 Paul J. McAuley Fairyland
1995 Pat Cadigan Fools
1994 Jeff Noon Vurt
1993 Marge Piercy Body of Glass
1992 Pat Cadigan Synners
1991 Colin Greenland Take Back Plenty
1990 Geoff Ryman The Child Garden
1989 Rachel Pollack Unquenchable Fire The protagonist is a nice suburban middle-class person who, in a recognizable America informed with rational, non-Christian divine powers, copes with supernatural imposition on her life.
1988 George Turner The Sea and Summer
1987 Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood Set in the Republic of Gilead, during the late twentieth century, when declining birth rates caused by the effects of nuclear fallout and the AIDS epidemic result in a new social structure. All young women, who can bear healthy children, are allocated to powerfull regime men. This is the story of one of these young women.