Ramez Naam’s Nexus trilogy has been one really intriguing series of books, focusing on the intersection between humanity and cybernetics. Now, it’s taken home one of the genre’s major awards: the Philip K. Dick Award!
The Philip K. Dick Award celebrates the best science fiction books released first in paperback form. That combination of excellence and skipping the fancy hardcover edition tends to favor books that are unusual, edgy, or published by smaller houses. And you can win all six of this year’s finalists.
Every year, the Philadelphia SF Society, along with the Philip K. Dick Trust present the Philip K. Dick Award to a science fiction novel first published as a paperback, and they’ve just announced this year’s nominees!
Humble Bundle-style collections of books or comics come along pretty regularly these days... but the latest Story Bundle offering is pretty amazing. There are 11 books that either won the Philip K. Dick Award or were finalists, and you can get them all for just $15.
The Philip K. Dick Award, for science fiction books originally published in paperback instead of hardcover, put out its shortlist for the year, and chances are a few books on the list haven't been on your radar. (The list does include Project Itoh's Harmony, which was one of our favorite books of 2010.) Since these…