FantLab's Book of the Year Award

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FantLab's Book of the Year Award
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FantLab book of the year
Awarded forThe best science fiction or fantasy works published during previous calendar year
Presented byFantLab
First awarded2007
Websitefantlab.ru/award86

The FantLab's book of the year award (Russian: Книга года по версии Фантлаба) are a set of awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works published in Russia during previous year. The awards are named after FantLab, the founding fanzine called "Laboratory of SF & Fantasy" hosted at FantLab.ru web site. It is organized and overseen by society of reader's registered at FantLab site, the awards are given each year. They were first given in 2007, and have been awarded every year since. Over the years that the award has been given, the categories presented have changed; currently FantLab Awards are given in 9 categories, and include works published on websites.

For lists of winners and nominees for each category, see the list of award categories below.

Award[edit]

In 2007 as popularity of the site grew and when number of daily visitors reached 4 thousand a day, site decided to implement a voting system that allowed nomination of popular and best reviewed books. FantLab's Book of the Year Award is given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works of the previous year. Works are eligible for an award if they were published in Russian in the prior calendar year. There are no written rules as to which works qualify as science fiction or fantasy, and the decision of eligibility in that regard is left up to the voters. Award winners are chosen based on vote count. The awards are split into 9 categories.

Categories[edit]

Current categories
Best Translated book / Best book by foreign writer
Best Russian book / Best book by Russian writer
Best Translated Novel / Best Collection by foreign writer
Best Russian Novel / Best Collection by Russian writer
Best Translated Novella or Short Story
Best Russian Novella or Short Story
Best Anthology
Best On-line publication in Large Form
Best On-line publication in Short Form
Best Literary SF Criticism Long Form
Best Literary SF Criticism Review/Article

Award winners 2007-2015[edit]

2015 nominees
  • Best Translated Novel / Best Collection by foreign writer:
  • Best Russian Novel / Best Collection by Russian writer:
  • Best Translated Novella or Short Story:
  • Best Russian Novella or Short Story:
    • Aleksandra Davydova, Maksim Tihomirov "In Question of Pile" (Russian: "К вопросу о сваях")
    • Vladislav Zhenevski, "Never"" (Russian: "Никогда") Win
    • Igor Krom, "Stay in Touch" (Russian: "Оставайтесь на связи")
    • Alexandr Matuxin, "Forever" (Russian: "Навсегда")
    • K.A. Terina, "Black Hole in Place of a Heart" (Russian: "Чёрная дыра вместо сердца")
  • Best Anthology
    • Vyacheslav Bakulin, Ludmila Demina, "Bombs and Bumerangs" (Russian: "Бомбы и бумеранги")
    • George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dozois, "Rogues" (Russian: "Негодяи") Win
    • M.C. Parfenov, "Scariest Book of 2015" (Russian: "Самая страшная книга 2015")
    • Maria Artemieva "Dark Side of the Net" (Russian: "Темная сторона сети")
    • Vyacheslav Bakulin, Ludmila Demina, "Rapiers and Pinions" (Russian: "Шпаги и шестеренки")
  • Best On-line publication in Large Form
    • Shimun Vrochek “Rome. Legions requesting fire”, (Russian: "Рим. Легионы просят огня") Win
  • Best On-line publication in Small Form
    • Sergei Ignatiev "Chain" (Russian: "Цепочка") Win
  • Best Literary SF Criticism Long Form
    • Alexey Karavaev "4 Stories" (Russian: "4 истории") Win
  • 'Best Literary SF Criticism Review/Article
    • Vladislav Zhenevski, "Puzzle of stars: what we readi in 2014" (Russian: "Пазл из звездочек: что мы читали в 2014-м") Win
2014
  • Best Translated Novel / Best Collection by foreign writer:
  • Best Russian Novel / Best Collection by Russian writer:
    • Mike Gelprin, "Peacemaker of 45 caliber" (Russian: "Миротворец 45-го калибра"
    • H. L. Oldie, "Pack Leader" (Russian: "Вожак")
    • Ksenia Medvedev, "Keeper for Own Brother" (Russian: "Сторож брату своему")
    • Victor Pelevin, "Love for Three Tsukerbrinas" (Russian: "Любовь к трём цукербринам")
    • Alexey Pehov, "Cursed Bugle" (Russian: "Проклятый горн") Win
  • Best Translated Novella or Short Story:
  • Best Russian Novella or Short Story:
    • Maria Galina, "Lute and others" (Russian: "Лютня и всё такое")
    • Aleksandra Davydova, "Permafrost" (Russian: "Вечная мерзлота") Win
    • Mike Gelprin, "Peacemaker of 45 caliber" (Russian: "Миротворец 45-го калибра"
    • Alexandr Zolotko, "Function" (Russian: "Функция")
    • Vladimir Kuznetsov, "Vanished forever in abyss under Messina…" (Russian: "Навек исчезнув в бездне под Мессиной...")
  • Best Anthology
  • Best On-line publication in Large Form
    • Andrej Vasiliev, "Fayroll. Different sides" (Russian: "Файролл. Разные стороны")
    • Oksana Demchenko, "CE- Character of Earthman", (Russian: "ХЗ - характер землянина")
    • Dem Michailov “Exile: Bloody Spring”, (Russian: "Изгой: Кровавая весна")
    • Andrej Lazarchuk, Michael Uspensky “All that Djakch”, (Russian: "Весь этот джакч") Win
    • Karina Vran, "Ascendance. Inferno" (Russian: "Восхождение: Поступь Инферно")
  • Best On-line publication in Small Form
2013
  • Best Translated Novel / Best Collection by foreign writer:
  • Best Russian Novel / Best Collection by Russian writer:
    • Julia Zonis, Catherine Chernyavskaya "Lord of the Mirrors" (Russian: "Хозяин зеркал") Win
    • Vladimir Arenev, "Lord of the Road" (Russian: "Мастер дороги")
    • H. L. Oldie, "Wolfling" (Russian: "Волчонок")
    • Ksenia Medvedev, "Halif's Falcon" (Russian: "Ястреб халифа")
    • Nadezhda Popova, "Catcher of Men" (Russian: "Ловец человеков")
  • Best Translated Novella or Short Story:
  • Best Russian Novella or Short Story:
    • Aleksandra Davydova, "Lights of St. Elm" (Russian: "Огни святого Эльма") Win
    • Mike Gelprin, "Every civilized man"" (Russian: "Каждый цивилизованный человек")
    • Vladimir Arenev, "Dushnica" (Russian: "Душница")
    • Oleg Divov, "Objects in Mirror are Closer than they appear" (Russian:"Объекты в зеркале ближе, чем кажутся")
  • Best Anthology
    • Aleksandra Davydova, "Zarisovka O" (Russian: "Zарисовка О") Win
    • Igor Minakov, "Zombies are Quite Here" (Russian: "А зомби здесь тихие")
    • Sergei Chekmaev "Bestiarium", (Russian: "Бестиариум")
    • Neil Gaiman, Al Sarrantonio, "Stories: All-New Tales"
    • Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling "Troll's Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales"
  • Best On-line publication in Large Form
    • Olga Onojko, "Sea of Possibilities" (Russian: "Море Вероятностей") Win
    • Konstantin Kostinov, "White on White" (Russian: "Белое на белом")
    • Oksana Demchenko “EC- Earthman’s Collection”, (Russian: "НЗ - набор землянина")
  • Best On-line publication in Small Form
    • Ken Liu, "The Paper Menagerie" Win
    • Aleksej Vert, "G&G" (Russian: "Г&Г")
    • Anatoly Belilovsky, "Karlsson" (Russian: "Карлсон" )
  • Best Literary SF Criticism Long Form
    • H. L. Oldie, "Ten Temptations" (Russian: "Десять искушений" )Win
    • Maria Galina, "Not Only on SF" (Russian: "Не только о фантастике")
    • Nina Demurova, "Lewis Carroll" (Russian: ""Льюис Кэрролл"" )
  • Best Literary SF Criticism Review/Article
    • Sergei Berezhnoi, "Bomb That Went Off Twice" (Russian: "Бомба, которая взорвалась дважды" )Win
    • Sergei Berezhnoi, "Space battles of local meaning" (Russian: "Космические бои местного значения" )'
    • Nikolaj Karavaev, "Triple Life of Cordwainer Smith" (Russian: "Тройная жизнь Кордвейнера Смита")
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