Classic Reprints, May

* Benford, Gregory : SF Gateway Omnibus: Artifact, Cosm, Eater
(UK: Gollancz 978-0575118119, £20, 864pp, trade paperback, April 2014)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 22 May 2014
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473202030

Omnibus of three stand-alone hard SF novels: Artifact (1985), Cosm (1998), and Eater (2000).
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Classic Reprints, April

* Burroughs, Edgar Rice : Tarzan the Untamed and Other Tales
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-12917-7, £25, 1040pp, hardcover, April 2014)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 3 Apr 2014
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1473201989

Omnibus of six novels: Tarzan the Untamed, Tarzan the Terrible, Tarzan and the Golden Lion, Tarzan and the Ant Men, Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, and Tarzan and the ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, March

* Bayley, Barrington : SF Gateway Omnibus: The Soul of the Robot, The Knights of the Limits, The Fall of Chronopolis
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 9780575103160, £18.99, 496pp, trade paperback, March 2014)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 6 Mar 2014
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473201941

Omnibus of two novels novels and a collection (the second title), first published in 1974 (revised 1976), 1978, and 1974.
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Classic Reprints, February

Brust, Steven : Sethra Lavode
(Orb 978-0-7653-3478-7, $15.99, 352pp, trade paperback, January 2014)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 28 Jan 2014
• Viscount of Adrilankha #3

(First edition: Tor, April 2004)

Swashbuckling fantasy novel, third in a trilogy following Paths of the Dead (2002) and Lord of Castle Black (2003).
• Macmillan’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.
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Classic Reprints: Gollancz Omnibuses

* Budrys, Algis : SF Gateway Omnibus: The Iron Thorn, Michaelmas, Hard Landing
(UK: Gollancz 9780575108332, £18.99, 608pp, trade paperback, 2014)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 16 Jan 2014
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473201934
• SF Encyclopedia: Algis Budrys

Omnibus of three novels, first published in 1967 (as The Amsirs and the Iron Thorn), 1977, and 1993.
• Gollancz’ site has this description.
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Classic Reprints, December-January

Davidson, Avram : The Phoenix and the Mirror
(UK: Gollancz 978-0575130388, £9.99, 240pp, trade paperback, December 2013)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Dec 2013
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575130395

(First edition: Doubleday, 1969)

Historical fantasy novel that casts Virgil, author of The Aeneid, as an alchemist.
• This is a volume in Gollancz’ Fantasy Masterworks series. Gollancz’ site has this description.
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Classic Reprints, November

Bishop, Michael : Transfigurations
(UK: Gollancz 9780575093096, £9.99, 336pp, trade paperback, November 2013)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 14 Nov 2013
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575093102

(First edition: Berkley Putnam, October 1979)

SF novel, an expansion of the author’s 1973 Hugo and Nebula nominated novella “Death and Designation Among the Asadi”, about an anthropological investigation into a homonid-like race on the planet Bosk’veld.
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Classic Reprints, October

* Aldiss, Brian : The Complete Short Stories: The 1950s
(UK: HarperCollins UK/The Friday Project 978-0-00-748208-5, £9.99, 200pp, trade paperback, September 2013)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Sep 2013
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00ALKTXCK

Collection of over 50 stories, the first volume in a projected series of volumes that will collect the author’s complete short fiction.
• Titles include “Not for an Age”, “T”, “Let’s ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, September

Dick, Philip K. : The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick Volume Four: The Minority Report (1954–1963)
(Subterranean 978-1-59606-598-7, $40, 472pp, hardcover, September 2013, jacket art Bill Sienkewicz)
• Nominal Publication Date: Sat 31 Aug 2013

(First edition: Underwood-Miller, May 1987)

Collection of 18 stories first published from 1954 to 1963; this is the fourth volume of the original 5-volume set published in 1987, originally titled The Days of Perky ...Read More

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Classics from Gollancz and SF Gateway, August

Bishop, Michael : No Enemy But Time
(Gollancz 978-0575093119, £8.99, 384pp, trade paperback, August 2013)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 8 Aug 2013
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00DUXY6NQ

(First edition: Timescape, April 1982)

SF Masterworks edition of Bishop’s 1982 novel about a time traveler to the early Pleistocene who settles with a tribe of protohumans.
• Wikipedia has this summary.
• The book won the Nebula ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, August

Farmer, Philip José : Flesh
(Titan 9781781163016, $12.95, 208pp, trade paperback, August 2013)
• Nominal Publication Date: Fri 16 Aug 2013

(First edition: Beacon Books/Galaxy, 1960)

SF novel about Peter Stagg and a group of astronauts who return to Earth after 800 years, where Stagg is forced into sexual slavery.
• Wikipedia has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides a preview.

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Classic Reprints, July

Crowley, John : The Deep
(Gollancz 978-0-575-08264-9, £8.99, 192pp, trade paperback, July 2013)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 11 Jul 2013
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575082786

(First edition: Doubleday, 1975)

Far future SF novel about two warring clans, the Just and the Protectors, on a world supported by a pillar in a vast Deep.
• This was Crowley’s first novel, and is here reprinted as part ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, June

Asimov, Isaac : The Gods Themselves
(UK: Gollancz 978-0575129054, £8.99, 288pp, trade paperback, June 2013)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 13 Jun 2013

(First edition: Doubleday, 1972)

SF novel about an energy source derived through contact with a parallel universe where the alien inhabitants have three sexes.
• Published in 1972, it was Asimov’s first original novel (i.e. not counting his Fantastic Voyage novelization) in 15 years, and was rewarded ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, May

Dickinson, Peter : Death of a Unicorn
(Small Beer Press 978-1618730404, $16, 204pp, trade paperback, May 2013)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 2 May 2013

Associational mystery novel, first published in the UK in 1984 by Bodley Head.
• Small Beer’s site has this description, which notes that “Death of a Unicorn is the first in a series of reprints of Peter Dickinson’s mysteries from Small Beer Press. This classic ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, April

* Datlow, Ellen, ed. : Hauntings
(Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-088-9, $16.95, 432pp, trade paperback, March 2013)
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00C0JD0CE
• Nominal Publication Date: Mon 1 Apr 2013

Anthology of 24 ghost stories, first published from 1983 to 2012.
• Authors include Joyce Carol Oates, Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Carroll, Connie Willis, Lucius Shepard, Kelly Link, and Peter Straub.
• Tachyon’s site has this description with the ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, March

Marley, Louise : The Terrorists of Irustan
(Fairwood Press 978-1933846378, $16.99, 348pp, trade paperback, March 2013)
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B008Z58TK0
• Nominal Publication Date: Fri 1 Mar 2013

(First edition: Ace, June 1999)

SF novel about Zahra, a mendicant healer of women on a planet where women are beaten and forced into bethrothal.
• Fairwood’s site has this description of the Kindle edition, which was ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, February

Aickman, Robert : Sub Rosa
(UK: Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-28-8, £32.5, 288pp, hardcover, November 2012)

Collection of 8 stories, with notes by the author.
• The publisher’s description and order page includes the story titles and a video trailer, along with links to other available Aickman titles.

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Martin, George R. R. : Tuf Voyaging
(Bantam 978-0-345-53799-7, $16, 448pp, trade paperback, February 2013) ...Read More Read more

Classic Reprints, January

Donaldson, Stephen R. : Daughter of Regals and Other Tales
(Ace 978-0425256954, $16, 384pp, trade paperback, January 2013, cover art John Jude Palencar)
• Nominal Publication Date: Mon 31 Dec 2012

Collection of eight stories, seven published earlier, the title story first published in this book.
• Wikipedia has an entry about the title story.
• The publisher’s site has this description with an excerpt.
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Classic Reprints, December

Abraham, Daniel : The Long Price: The Price of War
(Orb 978-0-7653-3365-0, $18.99, 576pp, trade paperback, November 2012)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 Nov 2012

Omnibus volume of the third and fourth novels in Abraham’s “Long Price” Quartet, An Autumn War (2008) and The Price of Spring (2009). It follows earlier omnibus Shadow and Betrayal.
• The publisher’s site has this description.

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Classic Reprints, November

Brooks, Terry : The Annotated Sword of Shannara: 35th Anniversary Edition
(Ballantine Del Rey 978-0-345-53513-9, $35, 544pp, hardcover, November 2012)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 13 Nov 2012

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Hardcover, annotated, edition of the popular fantasy novel that launched a long-running series, with illustrations by the Brothers Hildebrandt.
• The publisher’s site has this description with an excerpt.
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Classic Reprints, October

Dick, Philip K. : Time Out of Joint
(Harcourt/Mariner 978-0547572581, $13.95, 240pp, trade paperback, October 2012)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 23 Oct 2012

SF novel about a man named Ragle Gumm, whose life in a small town, where he wins a newspaper contest every day, starts to unravel.
• Wikipedia has this lengthy entry about the book, with a link to similarly-themed film The Truman Show.
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Classic Reprints, September

Datlow, Ellen, ed. : Alien Sex
(Open Road B009193KBC, $9.99, ebk, September 2012)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 11 Sep 2012

(First edition: Dutton, May 1990)

Ebook edition of an anthology of 19 stories, 10 of them that were original to this book, with an introduction by William Gibson.
• Authors include Harlan Ellison, Larry Niven, Philip Jose Farmer, Lisa Tuttle, Pat Cadigan, Geoff Ryman, and Connie Willis.
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Classic Reprints, August

Bishop, Michael : Brittle Innings
(Fairwood Press 9781933846316, $18.99, 432pp, trade paperback, August 2012, cover art Paul Swenson)
• Nominal Publication Date: Wed 15 Aug 2012

(First edition: Bantam, May 1994)

Fantasy novel set in 1943, about an unusually talented shortstop acquired by a small-town Georgia baseball league.
• Fairwood Press’ site has this description with several dozen blurbs, by Gardner Dozois, Ann VanderMeer, Gregory Benford, Andy Duncan and many ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, July

Dick, Philip K. : Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Mariner 978-0547572253, $13.95, 256pp, trade paperback, July 2012)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jul 2012

(First edition: Doubleday, February 1974)

SF novel about a popular talk-show host who wakes up one day and discovers that no one knows who he is.
• Wikipedia has a lengthy summary.
• The book was a Hugo and Nebula nominee and ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, June

Barnes, John : Mother of Storms
(Tor 978-0-7653-3251-6, $17.99, 432pp, trade paperback, June 2012)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Jun 2012

(First edition: Tor, July 1994)

Near-future SF catastrophe novel, set in 2028, about a nuclear strike in the arctic that triggers the largest hurricane in human history.
•Tor’s site has this description.
•The novel was a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke awards, and placed ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, May

Dick, Philip K. : The Zap Gun
(Mariner 978-0547572710, $13.95, 240pp, trade paperback, May 2012)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 15 May 2012

(First edition: Pyramid, January 1967)

Satiric SF novel in which a fictitious Cold War is maintained by way of a series of phony doomsday weapons, until alien invaders force both sides to cooperate to make a real weapon.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides a preview.
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Classic Reprints, April

Burroughs, Edgar Rice : A Princess of Mars
(Library of America 978-1-59853-165-7, $20, 48+303pp, hardcover, April 2012, jacket illustration Frank E. Schoonover)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Apr 2012

Library of America edition of Burroughs’ first Mars novel, basis for the recent film John Carter.
• The book has a 40-page introduction by Junot Díaz, a chronology of John Carter, and an historical note about the book’s original publication. ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, March

Ehrlich, Max : The Reincarnation of Peter Proud
(North Atlantic 978-1-58394-368-7, $17.95, 296pp, trade paperback, March 2012)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Mar 2012

SF novel about a college professor, plagued by nightmares, who seeks out the exact locations of his dreams.
• The novel was first published by Doubleday in 1973.
• Wikipedia has this summary.
• The publisher’s site has this description.
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Classic Reprints, February

Dick, Philip K. : The Man in the High Castle
(Mariner 978-0547572482, $13.95, 288pp, trade paperback, January 2012)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jan 2012

Classic alternate history novel set in 1962 San Francisco, 20 years after Germany and Japan won the war and divided the US between them.
• It won the Hugo Award in 1963 and has long been considered PKD’s most important novel. Wikipedia has this ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, January

* Drake, David : Voyage Across the Stars
(Baen 978-1451637717, $12, 688pp, trade paperback, January 2012, cover art Sam Kennedy)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jan 2012

Omnibus of two novels in the author’s “Hammer’s Slammers” universe: Cross the Stars (Tor, 1984) and The Voyage (Tor, 1994), the first book about Captain John Slade, the second about his nephew Ned Slade.
• Baen’s site has this description with links ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, December

* Bloch, Robert : Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper
(Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-424-9, $40, 312pp, hardcover, November 2011)
• Nominal Publication Date: Wed 30 Nov 2011

Collection of six stories, including one novel and a Star Trek script, about Jack the Ripper.
• Contents include “Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper” (1943), “A Toy for Juliette” (1967, from Dangerous Visions), Star Trek script “Wolf in the Fold” (1967), and novel The ...Read More

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Classic Reprints, November

* Brackett, Leigh : Shannach – The Last: Farewell to Mars
(Haffner Press 978-1893887442, $40, 572pp, hardcover, October 2011, cover art Frank Kelly Freas)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 27 Oct 2011

Collection of 17 stories, first published from 1950 to 1974, plus an essay on writing from 1975. The book has an introduction by Anne McCaffrey.
• This is the fourth and final volume in Haffner’s series of Brackett ...Read More

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