|The Prizes Reviewed:
Dozois & Stanley Schmidt
- Roads Not Taken
J. Gregory Keyes
- Newton's Cannon
- A Calculus of Angels
- The Guns of the South
- How Few Remain
- American Front
- In the Balance
- Tilting the Balance
- Upsetting the
- Striking the Balance
- Second Contact
The winner, selected at random from all the correct answers
received during October is Brian D. Wall.
The correct answers appear after the questions.
Who wrote "Sidewise in Time," the 1934 story for which
the Sidewise Awards for Alternate History are named? Murray
Before Harry Turtledove wrote The Guns of the South,
author Ward Moore wrote a time travel novel in which the South was victorious. What
was it called? Bring the Jubilee
What was the title of Philip K. Dick's Hugo-Award winning alternate
history novel? The Man in the High Castle
How many books did Gregory Benford edit in the "What Might
Have Been" series of alternate history collections? Four
(Alternate Empires, Alternate Heroes, Alternate Wars, Alternate Americas)
Which L. Sprague de Camp alternate history features a world in
which the Celtic church maintained power in North America? "The
Wheels of If"
What are the two most popular events to spark English language
alternate histories? The American Civil War and a Nazi
victory in World War II
Which two stories won the first Sidewise Award for Alternate
History? Paul J. McAuley's Pasquale's Angel
and Stephen Baxter's "Brigantia's Angels"
What is notable about Robert J. Sobol's classic alternate history For
Want of a Nail? It is written as an history
text, not a novel.
Jake Page wrote an alternate history before Apacheria.
What was the title of the earlier book? Operation
What award did Harry Turtledove receive for his novel The
Guns of the South? The John Esthen Cook Award
Which celebrity wrote an alternate history novel with author
William Forstchen? Newt Gingrich