Michael Chabon takes Hugo award

<p><em>The Yiddish Policemen&rsquo;s Union </em>by Michael Chabon (Fourth Estate) has the best novel category at this year&#39;s Hugo Awards, which are billed as science fiction&#39;s most prestigious awards. </p><p>The awards were announced last week at the 66th World Science Fiction Convention, in Denver, Colorado, USA, and also included best novella for <em>All Seated on the Ground </em>by Connie Willis; and best short story for &quot;Tideline&quot; by Elizabeth Bear. <br /><br /></p>