Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness has been shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award.
2011 is the 25th anniversary of this, the most prestigious award for Science Fiction in the UK.
The full shortlist is
• Zoo City – Lauren Beukes (Angry Robot)
• The Dervish House – Ian McDonald (Gollancz)
• Monsters of Men – Patrick Ness (Walker Books)
• Generosity – Richard Powers (Atlantic Books)
• Declare – Tim Powers (Corvus)
• Lightborn – Tricia Sullivan (OrbitThe winner will be announced on Wednesday 27th April 2011 at an award ceremony held in partnership with SCI-FI-LONDON Film Festival.