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Grasping for the Wind calls Wastelands the Best Anthology Ever

Grasping for the Wind gives Wastelands a glowing review: "Wastelands is an exceptional anthology. In scope and vision it can only be compared to Harlan Ellison’s Dangerous Visions. […] I highly recommend this anthology for anyone who enjoys reading anything. […] Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse is the best anthology of any kind I have […]

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The Fix reviews and interviews Paolo Bacigalupi

The Fix reviews and interviews Paolo Bacigalupi’s short story collection Pump Six. Here’s a snippet: "[These stories] are extrapolative—some rigorously so and some more whimsical. They can be visceral and violent. Viewed toward questions of prose and storytelling, they are well-written. But most importantly, they refuse to flinch from addressing today’s issues. They take today’s […]

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Booklist reviews Wastelands

Booklist, one of the publishing industry’s top trade journals, has reviewed Wastelands. Here’s a snippet: "With this well-chosen set of post-apocalyptic stories, editor Adams provides a bit of everything that is best about the trope, from bleak, empty worlds to beacons of hope in an otherwise awful situation. […] A well-chosen selection of well-crafted stories, […]

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By popular demand… they’re back!

That’s right, the Night Shade Books message boards have returned! We’re still adjusting the final look and feel, but everything should be fully functional, and all discussion board threads and accounts should remain the same. Thanks everybody for your patience.

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Wastelands on MySpace Books

More Wastelands coverage! The anthology is currently a "Featured Book" on MySpace Books. Here’s a snippet: "Adams is a writer, editor, and, judging from his book’s extensive bibliography for further reading, human encyclopedia when it comes to post-apocalyptic fiction.  The compulsively readable stories he’s chosen for Wastelands will appeal not only to hard-core fans of […]

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Wastelands Reviews and an Interview

BestSF.net has an extensive, story-by-story review of Wastelands, and sums it up: "A very strong collection … there’s an awful lot of good reading to be had." Quiet Earth also has a nice review, giving the anthology a 9/10 rating, saying "Many of the stories go a long way to challenging our very notion of […]

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Nominate Night Shade Titles for Prestigious Awards

The 2008 Hugo Awards nomination ballot is now online. You must be an attending or supporting member of this year’s Worldcon, or have been an attending or supporting member of last year’s, to nominate. Deadline for voting is March 1. The 38th annual Locus Awards ballot is also online. Deadline for voting is April 15. […]

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The Book Swede reviews Snake Agent

The Book Swede blog just posted a nice review of Liz Williams’s first Detective Inspector Chen novel, Snake Agent, saying it’s an "original, very entertaining, interesting book" and "great fun." 

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PW on Pump Six: Stellar, Deeply Thought-Provoking

Paolo Bacigalupi’s debut collection Pump Six just received a starred review from Publishers Weekly: "Bacigalupi’s stellar first collection of 10 stories displays the astute social commentary and consciousness-altering power of the very best short form science fiction. […] Deeply thought provoking, Bacigalupi’s collected visions of the future are equal parts cautionary tale, social and political […]

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New Reviews of Eclipse One

Over at Antick Musings, Andy Wheeler has a review of Eclipse One, saying "It’s a good first outing for a new original anthology series, and I look forward to many Eclipses in years to come." There’s also some discussion of Eclipse One in Dave Truesdale’s "Off on a Tangent" column.

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