Arthur C. Clarke Awards Shortlist
I haven't read any of these books yet so I can't have much of an opinion, though I do have Anathem in the pile. Still looks like a good list.
Song of Time: Ian R. MacLeod - PS Publishing
The Quiet War: Paul McAuley - Gollancz
House of Suns: Alastair Reynolds - Gollancz
Anathem: Neal Stephenson - Atlantic
The Margarets: Sherri S. Tepper - Gollancz
Martin Martin's on the Other Side: Mark Wernham - Jonathan Cape