Ted Chiang, Exhalation (Knopf 5/19) The second collection (after 2002’s Stories of Your Life and Others) by one of our most celebrated and award-winning writers features nine stories (a third of them Hugo Award winners), including originals “Omphalos” and “Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom”. These stories “have much the same kind of appeal of Borges’s most provocative tales – not without feeling and empathy, but, fundamentally, explorations of ...Read MoreRead more
Nathan Ballingrud, Wounds (Saga 4/19) This collection – “Six Stories from the Border of Hell” – gathers some of the author’s best dark work, including original story “The Butcher’s Tale” and “The Visible Filth” (2015), adapted as 2019 horror film Wounds. His first collection, North American Lake Monsters (2013), won a Shirley Jackson Award and was nominated for British Fantasy, Stoker, and World Fantasy Awards.
Ashok K. Banker, ...Read MoreRead more
Locus senior editor Tim Pratt has a new book coming out in October: The Forbidden Stars (Angry Robot), the dazzling space opera sequel to Philip K. Dick Award finalist The Wrong Stars and The Dreaming Stars! Here’s a first look at the cover, with art by Paul Scott Canavan.
From the publisher: The ancient alien gods are waking up, and there’s only one spaceship crew ready to stop them. ...Read MoreRead more
The Locus Selected Books by Author list has been updated on our Forthcoming Books page, with information from the June 2019 issue covering upcoming titles from genre houses slated through March 2020. Find out about your favorite authors’ upcoming books!
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Elizabeth Bear, Ancestral Night (Saga 3/19) A thrilling space adventure from the Hugo Award-winning author, following salvagers Connla and Haimey Dz (and their cats) from the black hole at the center of the Milky Way to the galactic fringes as they encounter pirates, the corpse of a giant space-dwelling alien, and agents of the galaxy-spanning Synarche. The first in the new White Space series.
Zen Cho, The True Queen ...Read MoreRead more