Archive | November, 2009

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The San Francisco Chronicle names Paolo Bacigalupi's THE WINDUP GIRL to its holiday gift guide: – "a cautionary tale set in a near-future Thailand brought to the brink of disaster by bio-terrorism."

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Time Magazine's Lev Grossman reviews THE WINDUP GIRL by Paolo Bagicalupi: – "It's ridiculous how good this book is. … Bacigalupi's vision is almost as rich and shocking as William Gibson's vision was in 1984 … I hope he writes 10 sequels."

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Listen to Kathrine Sparrow’s “Pirate Solutions” at Escape Pod

Reader Jonathan K. Stephens writes in: “Arr Matey, thought you might like to know that Escape Pod has just posted an podcast of Kathrine Sparrow’s story ‘Pirate Solutions’ from Fast Ships, Black Sails… In the introduction, narrator Steve Eley does say that the story is from ‘the very cool anthology’ from Night Shade Press which […]

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Sacramento Book Review reviews THE WINDUP GIRL by Paolo Bacigalupi: – "Reminiscent of Philip K. Dick's Blade Runner. … Bacigalupi has created a fully imagined world in The Windup Girl that is densely packed with ideas about genetic manipulation, distribution of resources, the social order, and environmental degradation. However, he is never pedantic in addressing […]

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Library Journal, which gave Paolo Bacigalupi's THE WINDUP GIRL a starred review earlier in the year, now names it to its "Best Books of 2009" list: – "Postmodern Bangkok springs to life in Bacigalupi's brilliant dystopian tale of culture clash, recalling the best of China Miéville and Neal Stephenson."

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io9 reviews ECLIPSE THREE edited by Jonathan Strahan: – "Eclipse Three should be required reading."

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Update your address book, Night Shade Books has moved

That’s right, the rumors are true. We’re moving. Right now, we’re in the process of packing our bags and moving our inventory across town to a new, much larger warehouse location. Effective immediately, our address and phone number will be: Night Shade Books 1661 Tennessee Street, #3H San Francisco, CA 94107 415-206-1473 This move means […]

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Strange Horizons reviews THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY OF THE YEAR, VOL. 3, edited by Jonathan Strahan: – "A group of very good and often excellent stories."

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F&SF reviews THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND and THE DREAM OF X by William Hope Hodgson: – "Turn off your cell phone, ignore the shiny wonders of your computer, and let yourself slow down a little. I believe you'll soon be seduced by both the story and how it's told. Just don't blame me if, […]

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The December Realms of Fantasy reviews THE LEES OF LAUGHTER’S END by Steven Erickson: “Highly enjoyable.  The dark humor, low comedy, and grim irony that are such distinctive elements of his novels are even more prominent here.  Even bone-chilling horror becomes a comedic vehicle.  At times, as with a certain crewmember who loses body parts […]

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