Classics in Reprint, September 2017

Hodgson, William Hope : The Boats of the “Glen Carrig” and Other Nautical Adventures
(Night Shade Books 978-1597809207, $17.99, 512pp, trade paperback, September 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Sep 2017

(First edition: Night Shade Books, September 2003)

Omnibus of the 1907 title novel plus 23 other nautical stories, the first volume in Night Shade’s five-volume series of complete works by Hodgson, now appearing in paperback.
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Classics in Reprint: August 2017

* Bova, Ben : The Best of Bova, Volume III
(Baen 978-1-4814-8259-2, $16, 512pp, trade paperback, August 2017, cover art Adam Burn)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Aug 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-603-5

Collection of 32 stories, the third volume of three, from across Bova’s career.
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Classics in Reprint: May – July 2017

Lee, Tanith : Night’s Sorceries
(DAW 978-0756411015, $7.99, 320pp, mass market paperback, May 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 2 May 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780698404496
• Flat Earth #-

(First edition: DAW, April 1987)

Fantasy novel, fifth and final book in the “Flat Earth” series of interconnected stories following Night’s Master (1978), Death’s Master (1979), Delusion’s Master (1981), and Delirium’s Mistress (1986).
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Classics in Reprint, April 2017

* Dickson, Gordon R. : The Best of Gordon R. Dickson, Volume 1
(Baen 978-1-4767-8217-1, $16, trade paperback, April 2017, cover art Adam Burn)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 4 Apr 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-573-1

Collection of 14 stories, first published from 1954 to 1964 with one story, “Love Song”, originally written for Harlan Ellison’s The Last Dangerous Visions, never before published.
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Classics in Reprint, March 2017

* Anderson, Poul : The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson, Volume 7: Question and Answer
(NESFA Press 978-1-61037-313-5, $32, 550pp, hardcover, February 2017, cover art Vincent di Fate)
• Nominal Publication Date: Fri 17 Feb 2017

Collection of 12 short novels and stories, the seventh in NESFA’s ongoing series to gather the best short works of Anderson.
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Classics in Reprint, February 2017

Gibson, William : Count Zero
(UK: Gollancz 978-1473217409, £8.99, 320pp, mass market paperback, February 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 23 Feb 2017

(First edition: UK: Gollancz, February 1986)

Second following, following Neuromancer (1984), in Gibson’s acclaimed cyberpunk trilogy, that ended with Mona Lisa Overdrive.
• The three novels, and collection Burning Chrome, are reissued in matching covers. Neuromancer was reissued in December; the other three books this ...Read More

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Classics in Reprint, January 2017

Bujold, Lois McMaster : Borders of Infinity
(Baen 978-1476781938, $16, 240pp, trade paperback, January 2017, cover art Gary Ruddell)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jan 2017

(First edition: Baen, 1989)

Collection of three novellas in the Miles Vorkosigan Saga: “The Mountains of Mourning” (a Hugo and Nebula winner), “Labyrinth”, and “The Borders of Infinity”.
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Classics in Reprint, December 2016

Aldrin, Buzz, & John Barnes : The Return
(Tor 978-0765390714, $8.99, 352pp, mass market paperback, December 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 6 Dec 2016

(First edition: Forge, May 2000)

Second collaborative SF novel by Apollo 11 moonwalker Aldrin and SF veteran Barnes, after The Encounter (1996); this is about a foundation’s effort to send ordinary citizens into space.
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Classics in Reprint, November 2016

Hartwell, David G., ed. : Christmas Magic
(Tor 978-0765315809, $18.99, 496pp, trade paperback, November 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Nov 2016

(First edition: Tor, November 1994)

Anthology of 28 fantasy stories, including 10 original to the 1994 edition.
• Authors include Harlan Ellison, Gordon Van Gelder, Howard Waldrop, David R. Bunch, Donald A. Wollheim, and Kit Reed.
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Classics in Reprint, October 2016

* Aickman, Robert : The Late Breakfasters and Other Strange Stories
(Valancourt Books 978-1943910458, $19.99, 430pp, trade paperback, October 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 4 Oct 2016

Omnibus volume of the title novel, first published in 1964, and six stories, with an introduction by Philip Challinor.
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Classics in Reprint, September 2016

* Le Guin, Ursula K. : The Complete Orsinia
(Library of America 978-1598534931, $35, 700pp, hardcover, September 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 6 Sep 2016

Omnibus of one novel, Malafrena (1979 but written much earlier), a collection of stories, Orsinian Tales (1976), two additional stories, a poem, and two songs. The volume is edited by Brian Attebery.
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Classics in Reprint : August 2016

Constantine, Murray : Swastika Night
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-1473214668, £9.99, 208pp, trade paperback, August 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 11 Aug 2016

(First edition: UK: Gollancz, 1937)

Alternate history SF novel set 700 years after the Nazis took power and Adolf Hitler is worshipped as a god.
• “Murray Constantine” was a pseudonym for Katharine Burdekin (1896-1963).
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Classics in Reprint, July 2016

* Bova, Ben : The Best of Bova, Vol. 2
(Baen 978-1-4767-8159-4, $16, 432pp, trade paperback, July 2016, cover art Adam Burn)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Jul 2016
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-510-6

Collection of stories, the second volume of three, from across Bova’s career.
• Baen’s site has this description with links to several chapters.

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Classic Reprints, May – June 2016

Baxter, Stephen : The Time Ships
(UK: Harper Voyager 978-0008134549, £9.99, 512pp, trade paperback, June 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 16 Jun 2016

(First edition: UK: HarperCollins, June 1995)

SF novel, a sequel to H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine and written to celebrate that novel’s centennary.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description.
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Classic Reprints, April 2016

Banks, Iain M. : Feersum Endjinn
(UK: Gollancz 978-1473202511, £12.99, 288pp, hardcover, April 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 14 Apr 2016

(First edition: UK: Orbit, June 1994)

Far future SF novel in which rival Cryptographers and Engineers face a coming Encroachment, which will destroy the Earth.
• The book is famously known for its semi-phonetic spelling in some first-person chapters, e.g. “Woak up. Got dresd. Had brekfast. Spoke wif ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, March 2016

Kurtz, Katherine : Camber of Culdi
(Open Road B01AYTUPYM, $7.99, 314pp, ebk, March 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 8 Mar 2016
• Legends of Camber of Culdi #1

(First edition: Ballantine, July 1976)

Fantasy novel, first of a trilogy and first by internal chronology of the many-volume “Chronicles of the Deryni”, set in a parallel world based on medieval Wales.
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Classic Reprints: February 2016

* Card, Orson Scott : Seventh Son & Red Prophet
(Tor 978-0765385871, $9.99, 640pp, mass market paperback, February 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 2 Feb 2016
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780765388087
• Tales of Alvin Maker #1,2

Omnibus of two novels, Seventh Son (1987) and Red Prophet (1988), first two books in the series The Tales of Alvin Maker, about a young man with supernatural ...Read More

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Classic Reprints: September – October 2015

* Armstrong, Kelley : Led Astray: The Best of Kelley Armstrong
(Tachyon Publications 978-1616962029, $16.95, 425pp, trade paperback, September 2015)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 15 Sep 2015

Collection of 23 stories, first published from 2004 to 2015, with two of the stories original to this volume.
• Tachyon’s site has this description with an annotated table of contents.
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Classic Reprints, August 2015

* Benford, Gregory, edited by David G. Hartwell : The Best of Gregory Benford
(Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-686-1, $40, 615pp, hardcover, July 2015, jacket illustration John Harris)
• Nominal Publication Date: Fri 31 Jul 2015

Collection of 38 stories, first published from 1970 to 2013, with an afterword by the author.
• Notable titles include “Doing Lennon”, “In Alien Flesh”, “Exposures”, “Matter’s End”, “Centigrade 233”, and “Bow Shock”.
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Classic Reprints, July 2015

de Lint, Charles : Seven Wild Sisters
(Little, Brown 978-0316053525, $8, 272pp, mass market paperback, July 2015)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Jul 2015
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316239950

(First edition: Little, Brown, 2014)

Young adult fantasy novel, companion to The Cats of Tanglewood Forest, with color illustrations by Charles Vess.
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Classic Reprints, May – June 2015

Bacigalupi, Paolo : The Windup Girl
(Skyhorse/Night Shade Books 978-1597808217, $16.99, 480pp, trade paperback, March 2015)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 May 2015

(First edition: Night Shade Books, October 2009)

New edition (with a new cover) of the author’s first novel set in a future Bangkok where calorie sources are scarce. This edition includes two related stories, “The Calorie Man” and “Yellow Card Man”, plus a Q&A with the ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, April

Arnason, Eleanor : Daughter of the Bear King
(Aqueduct Press B00UZP7VAM, $7.95, 245pp, ebook, April 2015)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 19 Mar 2015

(First edition: Avon, August 1987)

Fantasy novel about a middle-aged woman suddenly transported to another world.
• The publisher’s description and order page says the book is “Not your everyday fantasy” and that it “clearly arises from Second Wave Feminism”.
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Classic Reprints, February – March

Dunsany, Lord : The Last Revolution
(Skyhorse/Talos Press 978-1940456126, $12.99, 192pp, trade paperback, February 2015)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Feb 2015

(First edition: UK: Jarrolds, 1951)

SF novel about self-reproducting machines that turn against humans.
• Amazon’s page has a description and it’s “Look Inside” function with previews.
• The SF Encyclopedia’s entry on Dunsany has a discussion of the book.
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Classic Reprints, January

Carey, Jacqueline : Kushiel’s Dart
(Tor 978-0765379726, $17.99, 656pp, trade paperback, January 2015)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 13 Jan 2015

(First edition: Tor, June 2001)

Fantasy novel, the author’s first novel, and first in what has become a long-running series.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.
• Wikipedia has this article about the book.
• It won the Locus Award in 2002 for Best First Novel.
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Classic Reprints, December

* Chalker, Jack L. : Jack L. Chalker SF Gateway Omnibus
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0575097711, £20, 672pp, trade paperback, December 2014)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 11 Dec 2014
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473202177

Omnibus of three novels: Midnight at the Well of Souls (1977), Spirits of Flux and Anchor (1984), and The Identity Matrix (1982).
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Classic Reprints, November

Bishop, Michael : Count Geiger’s Blues
(Fairwood Press/Kudzu Planet Productions 978-1933846484, $17.99, 354pp, trade paperback, November 2014, cover art Paul Swenson)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 4 Nov 2014

(First edition: Tor, July 1992)

SF novel about a fine arts critic who, after being exposed to radiation, is transformed into a comic-book superhero.
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Classic Reprints, October

Heinlein, Robert A. : Beyond This Horizon
(Baen 978-1-4767-3686-0, $14, 240pp, trade paperback, October 2014, cover art Bob Eggleton)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 7 Oct 2014
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-314-0

(First edition: Fantasy Press, 1948)

SF novel, first published as magazine serial in 1942, about a genetically improved ‘superman’, Hamilton Felix, who finds his life meaningless.
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Classic Reprints, September

Brunner, John : Stand on Zanzibar
(Gollancz 978-1473206373, £12.99, 672pp, mass market paperback, September 2014)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 11 Sep 2014
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575101470

(First edition: Doubleday, 1968)

SF novel set in an overpopulated future, blending several story lines in a collage structure famously modeled on John Dos Passos’ “U.S.A.” trilogy.
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Classic Reprints, August

* Anderson, Poul : The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson, Volume 6: A Bicycle Built for Brew
(NESFA Press 978-1-61037-306-7, $29, 474pp, hardcover, August 2014, cover art Bob Eggleton)
• Nominal Publication Date: Fri 1 Aug 2014

Collection of 8 short novels and novellas, the sixth volume in NESFA’s ongoing series to gather the best short works of Anderson.
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Classic Reprints, July

Barnes, John : Gaudeamus
(Tor 978-0765311986, $15.99, 320pp, trade paperback, July 2014)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781429970624

(First edition: Tor, November 2004)

10th-anniversary edition of SF novel about a machine that makes possible both teleportation and time travel, in which the author is a character.
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Classic Reprints, June

* Burroughs, Edgar Rice : SF Gateway Omnibus: Carson of Venus: Pirates of Venus, Lost on Venus, Carson of Venus
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-12920-7, £18.99, 448pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 May 2014
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1473202054

Omnibus of three novels, first published in book form in 1934, 1935, and 1939 respectively.
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