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Zoo City wins Clarkes
27/04/2011. Zoo City by Lauren Beukes has been declared the best science fiction novel of the year and the 25th winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Elisabeth Sladen dies too young
20/04/2011. Elisabeth Sladen, the actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who and CBBC's The Sarah Jane Adventures, had sadly passed away far too young from cancer at the age of 63.

Alt.Fiction 2011
03/04/2011. Alt.Fiction marks its fifth year with a weekend for readers and writers of science fiction, fantasy and horror. Bringing together UK genre writers, Alt.Fiction presents a programme of readings, panels, workshops and podcasts. This year's Guests of Honour are science fiction author Alastair Reynolds and comic book writer and novelist Dan Abnett.

Green Lantern
2/04/2011. Some Wondercon footage from the upcoming Green Lantern film.

Game of Thrones
01/04/2011. Yet another trailer for HBO's take on the George RR Martin classic, Game of Thrones.

Iain M Banks in Leicester
1/04/2011. To celebrate the paperback release of Surface Detail, this event will feature a reading, Q+A session and signing with Iain in June. This will be Iain's only tour date in the East Midlands, so be sure not to miss out on an evening with one of science fiction's leading lights.

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