The Libertarian Futurist Society
has chosen four finalists for this
year's Hall of Fame Award. The Award will be presented at the 70th
Science Fiction Convention, to be held in Chicago over Labor Day weekend.
The nominees are as follows:
, a novel by Lois McMaster Bujold
, first published in 1988.
An exploration of the legal and ethical implications of human genetic
"'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman,"
by Harlan Ellison, first
published in 1965. A satirical dystopia
set in an authoritarian society
dedicated to punctuality, where a lone absurdist rebel attempts to
disrupt everyone else's schedules.
"The Machine Stops,”
by E.M. Forster, first published in 1909. Described
by the author as a reaction to H.G.