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Tie for Philip K. Dick Award

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The annual Philip K. Dick Award resulted in a tie this year, as “Emissaries from the Dead” by Adam-Troy Castro (Eos Books) will share the award with “Terminal Mind” by David Walton (Meadowhawk Press).

Sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, the 2008 contest was judged by Tobias Buckell, M.M. Buckner, Walter Hunt, Rosemary Kirstein, and Bill Senior.

Here’s more from the release: “The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States.”

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Borders Offers Unauthorized Harry Potter Books

Borders announced today that, no doubt in a bid to cash in further on Harry Potter-mania, they are offering two exclusive Harry Potter related books: THE GREAT SNAPE DEBATE, by Amy Berner, Orson Scott Card and Joyce Millman, and THE UNAUTHORIZED HARRY POTTER by Adam Troy Castro. Both are priced at $14.95 and available from now till the end of September. The release describes the former as “a clever and humorous exploration of whether the character Severus Snape is a friend or foe to Harry Potter” and the latter as “a light-hearted look at all things Harry Potter.”