Seriously, this year's Clarke Award shortlist, announced today, is just spot-on. It has a really strong claim to representing the best books of 2014 — daring storytelling that left a lasting impression on us.
Lauren Beukes won the 2011 Arthur C. Clarke Award for her novel Zoo City, a jarring urban fantasy about an alternate Johannesburg where criminals are matched with magical animals.
Can you name the 10 greatest science fiction novels by women authors published in the past decade? That's a meme that's been making the rounds, in response to a perceived increase in the marginalization of women in SF.