Why did Zoo City win this year’s Clarke Award?
The jury isn’t allowed to tell us, but the entrants into the contest to guess the winner of this year’s Clarke Award can.
Zoo City because if it doesn’t win then the judges are wrong.
I haven’t read any of the books, but that is the one I keep hearing the most positive things about. Also, she’s the most active on Twitter.
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes. One of the most extraordinary books I’ve read in the last ten years or so. Hopefully the Clarke Award is just a stop-off point on the way to the Hugos.
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes – any book recommended by William Gibson as a favourite stands a very good chance!
Because [it] made me realise how much I missed devouring a book.
Zoo City by Lauren Beakes – like nothing you’ve read before. A true original.
Yagiz [Between Two Books]:
I haven’t read it yet but many people speak very highly of it and it’s been on my TBR pile. So I think it’s going to win the award and this will make me read it soon after.
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes, because its a shoe-in.
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes because it’s as good a guess as any, seeing as I haven’t read any of these.
For it’s originality and true grit, countermanding old-school cyberpunk without puerile braggadocio
Zoo City. I like the cover and the title.