Congrats to 2011 Clarke Award Winner Lauren Beukes!

It has just been announced that the prestigious U.K. Arthur Clarke Award for best science fiction book of the year has been won by Lauren Beukes for her novel Zoo City.

Set in a future Johannesburg, Zoo City tells the story of Zinzi December who has recently been bonded for life with a sloth. In this world, when you commit a crime you become “animaled” by a process called Acquired Aposymbiotic Familiarism. Soon, Zinzi and her Sloth are plunged into a noir-style mystery with a lot of surprises.

Tor.com congratulates its author Lauren Beukes on her Arthur Clarke Award!

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