A Song for a New Day is a science fiction novel by American writer Sarah Pinsker, first published in trade paperback and ebook by Berkley Books in September 2019. The first British edition was issued in hardcover and ebook by Ad Astra/Head of Zeus in August 2020.[1]

A Song for a New Day
Cover of first edition
AuthorSarah Pinsker
Cover artistJason Booher
CountryUnited States
GenreScience fiction
PublisherBerkley Books
Publication date
September 10, 2019
Media typePrint (paperback), ebook

Summary edit

The novel follows the life of a musician in a future where pandemics and terrorism make public events, such as concerts, illegal.

Reception edit

Kirkus Reviews called A Song for a New Day "a gorgeous novel that celebrates what can happen when one person raises her voice,"[2] while Publishers Weekly gave the book a starred review and said "this tale of hope and passion is a remarkable achievement."[3]

Awards edit

A Song for a New Day won the 2020 Nebula Award for Best Novel,[4][1] was a finalist for the 2020 Locus Poll Award for Best Novel, and was nominated for the 2020 Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c A Song for a New Day title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
  2. ^ Review of A Song for a New Day, Kirkus Reviews, Sept. 10, 2019.
  3. ^ Review of A Song for a New Day, Publishers Weekly, accessed June 17, 2020.
  4. ^ "Announcing the 2019 Nebula Awards Winners!". Tor.com. May 30, 2020.