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  • A Summer of Peter Dickinson Thu 17 Jul 2014

    We’re celebrating the release of our latest Peter Dickinson reprint, A Summer in the Twenties, this week in a couple of ways: First, we’ve just posted the first three chapters for your reading enjoyment. That should take care of what to read at lunchtime while ignoring twitter. If instant gratification is your thing, you can […]

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  • Drink Local! A Detcon1 Beer Guide Mon 14 Jul 2014

    Detcon1, this year’s NASFIC convention in Detroit, happens in a few weeks, July 17 – 20, 2014. Along with fellow Fermented Adventurer Scott H. Andrews, I’m on a panel about beer in fiction that Saturday afternoon, whereat, or perhaps immediately thereafter, I may or may not happen to have a very few bottles of homebrew […]

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  • Bookslinger: The Ugly Chickens Fri 11 Jul 2014

    New this week on Consortium’s Bookslinger app is Howard Waldrop’s Nebula and World Fantasy Award winning story “The Ugly Chickens” from our ebook edition of Old Earth Books’s Waldrop anthology Things Will Never Be the Same: A Howard Waldrop Reader: Selected Short Fiction 1980-2005. Previous Small Beer stories on Bookslinger: Howard Waldrop’s “A Dozen Tough Jobs.” Bernardo Fernandez’s “Lions” (translated […]

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  • Things Will Never Be the Same: A Howard Waldrop Reader: Selected Short Fiction 1980-2005

    Howard Waldrop

    “Howard Waldrop is the Studebaker Golden Hawk of genre fiction, a classic of structure and design. His unique stories autopsy the entrails of our eccentric past and reveal, often in oracular fashion, insanities to come.” — Lucius Shepard

  • Trade Paper - $16

    Questionable Practices

    Eileen Gunn

    “Combines humor and compassion in 17 short, intricate gems.”
    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • Trade Paper - $12

    Emma Tupper’s Diary

    Peter Dickinson

    “Loch Ness’s claims pale beside the super-exciting discovery made by Emma . . Expert mystification, the tender conscience and burning courage of the young, tantalising details, make this a compelling tall story.”
    Sunday Times

  • Trade Paper - $16

    Fire Logic

    Laurie J. Marks

    Elemental Logic: Book 1
    Spectrum Award winner
    Romantic Times Reviewers Choice award nominee

  • Trade Paper - $16

    Tyrannia and Other Renditions

    Alan DeNiro

    “DeNiro has already garnered a reputation as a genre-bending experimental author with an indescribably quirky but captivating prose style.”—Carl Hays, Booklist

  • Trade Cloth - $24

    Horse of a Different Color

    Howard Waldrop

    “The most startling, original, and entertaining short story writer in science fiction today.”
    —George R. R. Martin

  • Trade Paper - $16

    Was: a novel

    Geoff Ryman

    “In an era of bright, simple adaptations, Was is different—melancholy, beautiful, and yes, full of heartaches and nightmares.”
    Slate

  • Trade Paper - $16

    Spider in a Tree

    Susan Stinson

    “The beautifully evoked sense of lives lived under the eye, not only of prying neighbors, but of God, with all the terror and possibility that entailed.”—Publishers Weekly

  • Trade Paper - $10

    Cry Murder! in a Small Voice

    Greer Gilman

    Published in saddle-stitched and ebook editions.

  • Trade Paper - $16

    The Poison Oracle

    Peter Dickinson

    “I think Peter Dickinson is hands down the best stylist as a writer and the most interesting storyteller in my genre.”
    —Sara Paretsky, author of Breakdown

  • Trade Paper - $16
    Trade Cloth - $24

    North American Lake Monsters

    Nathan Ballingrud

    “Raymond Carver territory, beautifully written and right on target for today.”
    —Maureen F. McHugh (After the Apocalypse)

  • Trade Paper - $16

    Death of a Unicorn

    Peter Dickinson

    “Mr. Dickinson has a nice dry wit and a talent for deft characterization.”
    New York Times

  • Trade Paper - $16
    Trade Cloth - $24

    A Stranger in Olondria

    Sofia Samatar

    “Samatar’s sensual descriptions create a rich, strange landscape, allowing a lavish adventure to unfold that is haunting and unforgettable.”
    Library Journal (*starred review*)

  • Trade Paper - $16.00

    Trafalgar

    Angélica Gorodischer Translated by Amalia Gladhart.

    ” I found it delightful. Thought-provoking. Impressive. Brilliant.”
    —Liz Bourke, Tor.com

  • Trade Cloth - $24.00
    Limited Edition - $48

    The Unreal and the Real: Where on Earth

    Ursula K. Le Guin

    “There is no better spirit in all of American letters than that of Ursula Le Guin.”
    Slate

  • Trade Cloth - $24
    Limited Edition - $48

    The Unreal and the Real: Outer Space, Inner Lands

    Ursula K. Le Guin

    “Her stories will pass into legend, to touch many generations to come.”
    The Guardian

  • Trade Paper - $16

    Errantry: Strange Stories

    Elizabeth Hand

    “Each phrase and each sentence carefully shaped and laid in place to create the singular diadem that is a Hand story.”
    Romantic Times Book Review

  • Trade Paper - $14.95
    Trade Cloth - $17.95

    Earth and Air

    Peter Dickinson

    “These six new stories are provocative in both variety and ideas. . . . and with Dickinson’s usual command of imaginative imagery and beautifully tooled language, this is a fitting capstone to the series.”—Horn Book

  • Trade Cloth - $16.95

    The Shimmers in The Night

    Lydia Millet

    The Shimmers in the Night is the second thrilling novel in the Dissenters series following The Fires Beneath the Sea.

  • Trade Paper - $16

    At the Mouth of the River of Bees

    Kij Johnson

    “Johnson’s long-awaited first collection is full of thought-provoking and often emotionally wrenching stories that traverse the spectrum of speculative fiction.”—Publishers Weekly, Best Books of 2012

  • Trade Paper - $16
    Trade Cloth - $24

    Under the Poppy

    Kathe Koja

    Now available in paperback. Gaylactic Spectrum Award winner. Longlisted for the IMPAC Award.

  • Trade Paper - $12
    Trade Cloth - $16.95

    The Fires Beneath the Sea

    Lydia Millet

    Includes a sneak preview of the second book in the Dissenters series, The Shimmers in the Night.

  • Trade Paper - $16

    Fountain of Age

    Nancy Kress

    “Kress’s depiction of science is much like her characters’ experiences with love: by turns glorious and terrible, and always a little disturbing, even in triumph.”
    Publishers Weekly

  • Trade Paper - $16
    Trade Cloth - $35

    The Serial Garden

    Joan Aiken

    The first complete collection of Joan Aiken’s beloved Armitage stories including four new, unpublished stories.
    The Serial Garden was also the debut title for Big Mouth House our imprint for readers of all ages.


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