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Nebula Awards

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The Nebula Awards are one of the most prominent awards given for science fiction and fantasy literature each year. The Nebulas were first given out in 1965, and have been an annual event ever since. Unlike many other literary awards, which are nominated and voted upon by either readers or critics, the only people who can nominate and vote in Nebula balloting are authors who are members of The Science Fiction Writers of America. Each year, those members are encouraged to nominate the best science fiction or fantasy works in the categories of Novel, Novella, Novelette and Short Story. [Beginning in 1999, an additional category was added for “Best Script”.] Although this list includes only the winners in the “Novel” category, information about all of the categories can be found at this Nebula Award site. The Nebula Awards are traditionally presented at the Nebula Weekend, usually held in May of each year. NOTE: The titles in this list are “hotlinked” to the library’s catalog, for all those titles currently owned by the Lincoln City Libraries. Several of the earlier Nebula-winning novels have gone out of print and are no longer in our collection. However, we encourage you to track down those titles through our InterLibrary Loan service.

Nebula Award Winners for Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel

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Naomi Novik
Uprooted


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Jeff Vandermeer
Annihilation


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Ann Leckie
Ancillary Justice


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Kim Stanley Robinson
2312


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Jo Walton
Among Others


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[Two combined winning titles – comprising a single story – by the same author] Connie Willis
Blackout


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[Two combined winning titles – comprising a single story – by the same author] Connie Willis
All Clear


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Paolo Bacigalupi
The Windup Girl


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Ursula K. LeGuin
Powers


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Michael Chabon
The Yiddish Policeman’s Union


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Jack McDevitt
Seeker


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Joe Haldeman
Camouflage


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Lois McMaster Bujold
The Paladin of Souls


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Elizabeth Moon
The Speed of Dark


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Neil Gaiman
American Gods


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Catherine Asaro
The Quantum Rose


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Greg Bear
Darwin’s Radio


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Octavia Butler
Parable of the Talents


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Joe Haldeman
Forever Peace


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Vonda N. McIntyre
The Moon and the Sun


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Nicola Griffith
Slow River


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Robert J. Sawyer
Terminal Experiment


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Greg Bear
Moving Mars


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Kim Stanley Robinson
Red Mars


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Connie Willis
Doomsday Book


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Michael Swanwick
Stations of the Tide


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Ursula K. LeGuin
Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea


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Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
The Healer’s War


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Lois McMaster Bujold
Falling Free


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Pat Murphy
The Falling Woman


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Orson Scott Card
Speaker for the Dead


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Orson Scott Card
Ender’s Game


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William Gibson
Neuromancer


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David Brin
Startide Rising


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Michael Bishop
No Enemy But Time


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Gene Wolfe
The Claw of the Conciliator


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Gregory Benford
Timescape


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Arthur C. Clarke
The Fountains of Paradise


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Vonda N. McIntyre
Dreamsnake


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Frederik Pohl
Gateway


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Frederik Pohl
Man Plus


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Joe Haldeman
The Forever War


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Ursula K. LeGuin
The Dispossessed


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Arthur C.Clarke
Rendezvous With Rama


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Isaac Asimov
The Gods Themselves


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Robert Silverberg
A Time of Changes


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Larry Niven
Ringworld


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Ursula K. LeGuin
The Left Hand of Darkness


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Alexei Panshin
Rite of Passage


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Samuel R. Delany
The Einstein Intersection


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Babel-17


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Flowers for Algernon


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Frank Herbert
Dune

Updated January 2017 sdc