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  • Reading like its 1971 Wed 16 Apr 2014

    I turned one in 1971 and while I like to think I was enjoying some pretty great books (who can tell, they’ve all been eaten by me, my siblings, and time) I know of one good book that came out that year that I didn’t read: Peter Dickinson’s Emma Tupper’s Diary. I don’t think I […]

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  • LCRW low stock updates Fri 28 Mar 2014

    While doing some counting and sorting (and preparing for the next issue, #30!), we found we’re running short of a couple of back issues of LCRW. So! We just switched numbers 15 & 16 to out of stock and this is the official notice that issues nineteen* and twenty-two will be next. The good news: […]

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  • The Unreal and the Real wins the Oregon Book Award! Tue 18 Mar 2014

    Lovely news from Ben Parzybok on twitter from Oregon last night. Among the winners (congrats to all!) of the Oregon Book Award, was Ursula K. Le Guin, whose two-volume Selected Stories received the Ken Kesey Award for Fiction. Even better, Luis Alberto Urrea (who posted the accompanying photo yesterday) was the the master of ceremonies […]

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    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

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    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

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    Cry Murder! in a Small Voice

    Greer Gilman

    Published in saddle-stitched and ebook editions.

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    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

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    North American Lake Monsters

    Nathan Ballingrud

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

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    Death of a Unicorn

    Peter Dickinson

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

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    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*)

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    Trafalgar

    Angélica Gorodischer Translated by Amalia Gladhart.

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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

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    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

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    Under the Poppy

    Kathe Koja

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

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    The Fires Beneath the Sea

    Lydia Millet

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

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    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

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    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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    Limited Edition - $50

    An A–Z of the Fantastic City

    Hal Duncan

    Published in limited signed and numbered hardcover and perfectbound trade paperback editions.

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    Three Messages and a Warning

    Eduardo Jiménez Mayo & Chris. N. Brown, editors

    “Langorous, edgy, sumptuously beautiful by turns.”
    —Debra Castillo, Cornell University

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    The Liminal People

    Ayize Jama-Everett

    “A damn good read. It’s a smart actioner that will entertain you while also enticing you to think about matters beyond the physical realm.”
    —Annalee Newitz, io9

  • A Working Writer’s Daily Planner 2012

    Available in two spiralbound or PDF ebook editions. Standard Edition, 134 pages: — order the print edition ($13.95) — ebook: Weightless ($3.99) /  Lulu ($3.99) Almanac Edition which includes all the prompts, exercises, reading lists, and articles from the two previous editions, 182 pages: — order the print edition ($15.95) — ebook Weightless ($4.99) / […]

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    The Freedom Maze

    Delia Sherman

    “Adroit, sympathetic, both clever and smart, The Freedom Maze will entrap young readers and deliver them, at the story’s end, that little bit older and wiser.”
    —Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked and Out of Oz


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