In his first new novel for adults since 2005's #1 New York Times bestselling Anansi Boys, Neil Gaiman makes the impossible all too real in this bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, memory and magic.
Sofia and her fated daughters, Fe, Esperanza, Caridad, and la Loca, endure hardship and enjoy love in the sleepy New Mexico hamlet of Tome, a town teeming with marvels where the comic and the horrific, the real and the supernatural, reside.
Mood organs. Scramble suits. Poison tongue darts. Philip K. Dick may have invented more wildly imaginative creations per novel than any of his peers. An eccentric whose mind danced on the blurry edge between illusion and reality, madness and metaphysics, he produced a body of work that no sci-fi reader should ignore. Laced w/ humor, compassion, irony and paranoia, the four novels in Counterfeit Unrealities are among his best work.
Hardbound. All in color; hundreds of illustrations, maps, diagrams. Do you know that a Gnome is seven times stronger than a human? Or that his sense of smell is nineteen times more acute? Or that Gnomes rub noses in both greeting and farewell? Or that Gnome couples always have twin children?
Hardbound. AMAZING HARD-TO-FIND True UK 1st edition. This is the very first omnibus edition published which features: The Northern Lights (US Title: The Golden Compass), The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. The book shows the printing nos 1-10 indicating a first printing.
Hardbound. Neil Gaiman is most widely known for his graphic novels, short stories, and -now- his most recent novel American Gods (w/c you ought to have bought and read). Adventures in the Dream Trade shows other sides of the writer.
Hardbound, 1st edition, 1st printing. From the author of the New York Times bestseller Choke and the cult classic Fight Club, a cunningly plotted novel about the ultimate verbal weapon, one that reinvents the apocalyptic thriller for our times.
SIGNED by the author. Hardbound. This unforgettable novella and three other moving and thought-provoking stories display the startling mix of dazzle and depth that has made Yann Martel an international phenomenon.
Hardbound. In Better than Sex, Thompson hits the dusty trail again--without leaving home--yet manages to deliver a mind-bending view of the 1992 presidential campaign--in all of its horror, sacrifice, lust, and dubious glory.
Signed by the author of 'A Series of Unfortunately Events', Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), 278pp, 2006 First Edition. A dazzling page-turner, this novel shows an internationally acclaimed storyteller at the height of his astonishing powers.
Hardbound, signed. To read Diane Ackerman's A Natural History of the Senses is to dive headlong into a sensuous feast. These delightful, inspired essays on the five senses- smell, touch, vision, hearing, taste- mixbiology, psychology, history, anthropology, and poetry into voluptuous prose.
Hardbound. SIGNED by author Orson Scott Card! First Meetings: in the Enderverse. Four Outstanding Novellas, One Brand-New to this collection. Includes the Original "Ender's Game", illustrated by Craig Phillips.
SIGNED by Alice Sebold. Highly collectible, her first fiction book. In the hands of a brilliant new novelist, and through the eyes of her winning young heroine, this story of seemingly unbearable tragedy is transformed into a suspenseful, touching, even funny novel about family, memory, love, heaven, and living.
Hardbound 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed by Neil Gaiman on the title page. This Extraordinary book is the only novel so far in the history of Speculative Fiction to Win the Hugo, Nebula, Stoker and Locus awards for Best Novel!
Signed both by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves. Hardbound with intricate stamping. Limited to 500 numbered copies. Master storyteller Neil Gaiman and Emmy Award-winning science-fiction writer Michael Reaves team up to create a dazzling tale of magic, science, honor, and the destiny of one very special boy—and all the others like him.
Out-of-Print Hardbound edition. Here are nine devilishly twisted fairy tales as the Brothers Grimm never dared to tell them. With her brilliantly macabre pen, Tanith Lee retells some familiar tales, and concocts some new and unusual ones, as she asks us to consider the possibility that things may not work as our fairy tales have them...
Marvelously entertaining dip-in spoof guide to exotic fictional illnesses and afflictions, with over eighty entries contributed by fifty-eight writers, including the editors themselves and Steve Aylett, Neil Gaiman, David Langford, China Mieville, Michael Moorcock, Brian Stableford, etc. It is illustrated throughout with curious and humorously unenlightening sketches.
Welcome to the limited edition of graphic novelist Warren Ellis's debut novel, about which Publishers Weekly trumpets "The home of the free and the land of the brave has rarely looked so creepy in this snappily paced homage to William Burroughs's Naked Lunch."
Now translated into thirty languages, Einstein’s Dreams has inspired playwrights, dancers, musicians, and painters all over the world. In poetic vignettes, it explores the connections between science and art, the process of creativity, and ultimately the fragility of human existence.
Years ago, when House of Leaves was first being passed around, it was nothing more than a badly bundled heap of paper, parts of which would occasionally surface on the Internet. No one could have anticipated the small but devoted following this terrifying story would soon command.
Hardbound. Inaugural volume in the Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts series. This reference tracks the development of speculative fiction influenced by the advancement of science and the idea of progress from the eighteenth century to the present day.
SIGNED. Hardbound. Who better to wreak havoc with eight beloved fairy tales than Gregory Maguire, the brilliant, funny, best-selling author of the adult novel Wicked as well as the hilarious middle-grade series the Hamlet Chronicles.
To-die-for, all-hardbound-OUT-OF-PRINT! ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO COMPLETE 6 out of 6 books Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling Dark Fairy Tales series. The *only complete set* available for sale on the Internet.
Hardbound. Louise Glück is the author of eleven books of poems and a collection of essays. Her many awards include the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Bollingen Prize, and the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets. She teaches at Yale University and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.