The winners of this year’s Hugo Awards for science fiction were announced Sunday, September 1st in San Antonio, Texas. The winner for the Best Novel went to Red Shirts: A Novel with Three Codas, by John Scalzi. Other awards went to: The Emperor’s Soul, by Brandon Sanderson, The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi (from Edge of Infinity), by Pat Cadigan, and Mono no Aware (from The Future is Japanese), by Ken Liu. The Hugos, named after the founder of the science fiction magazine Amazing Stories, have been awarded since 1955 and are voted on by the public. You can read more about the ceremony here.