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Publishers Weekly on “Good Worlds and Bad”

An article from Publishers Weekly‘s new science fiction/fantasy issue is up on PW‘s website, and features an interview with Night Shade editor-in-chief Jeremy Lassen, along with commentary from other editors in the field. Singled out in the article are Wastelands, The Living Dead, and Paolo Bacigalupi’s forthcoming novel The Windup Girl.

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A brief production update.

A brief production update.

This week, three books are hitting the Night Shade warehouse: The trade paperback of Laird Barron’s The Imago Sequence and Other Stories, along with new printings of Wastelands (fifth printing) and The Living Dead (third printing). On April 10, Seamus Cooper’s Mall of Cthulhu will be arriving, as will Bar None, Tim Lebbon’s novel of […]

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Review Roundup

Static Multimedia reviews Eclipse Two, giving it 3/4 stars: “This collection celebrates the short story. … While a novel lets you dive into another person’s imagination and watch a story slowly unfold before you, a short story collection is a kind of sampler platter, allowing you to bounce from idea to idea so quickly you […]

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Locus Recommended Reading

Locus has announced their 2008 Recommended Reading list. The following Night Shade Books made the cut. Incandescence, Greg Egan (Gollancz, Night Shade) Implied Spaces, Walter Jon Williams (Night Shade Books) How to Make Friends with Demons, Graham Joyce (Night Shade Books) Pump Six, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade Books) Eclipse Two, Jonathan Strahan, ed. (Night Shade […]

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More Best of the Year Lists

Asking the Wrong Questions names Paolo Bacigalupi’s Pump Six one of the best books of the year: “Joining the small but elite ranks of utterly essential genre short story collections, Pump Six is a retrospective of a career that has, in the span of less than a decade, established Bacigalupi as one of the most […]

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Best Lists, Dirda on NSB

Michael Dirda, in The Washington Post, includes Night Shade in his list of the best independent publishers on the scene today. Adventures in Reading names its Top Nine Books Published in 2008, which includes two Night Shade titles: “#4: Wastelands, by John Joseph Adams (editor): A reprint anthology consisting of stories about life afte apocalypse, […]

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Some Coverage We’re Thankful For

SF Crowsnest and The Alibi chronicle Implied Spaces author Walter Jon Williams’s conversation with a being in outer space. Curled Up with a Good Book reviews The Living Dead: “Do yourselves a favor, run (or, if you are zombies, lurch haltingly) to your favorite book store … and experience the pleasure of an all-out Zombie […]

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Readings of The Living Dead & More

The Short Review on Wastelands: “This could have been dreary. … [But] there’s nothing dreary in this book. The stories here are real, juicy, solid stories instead of morality lessons in disguise, and not two of them are alike.” SF Scope covers the Oct. 7 “Readings of The Living Dead” presented by the New York […]

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Some Fantastic reviews Wastelands

A new review of Wastelands just appeared in Some Fantastic: “Wastelands is an excellent anthology that belongs on the shelf of any SF fan, and not just fans of post-apocalyptic fiction. It’s hard to imagine a better way to spend $15.95 on a themed collection of short fiction.” [PDF] It’s a really nice analysis of […]

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New Reviews of Wastelands, Incandescence

SF Site reviews Greg Egan’s Incandescence, calling it “a thought-provoking story about science as a community and as a part of the community.” Static Multimedia reviews Wastelands, calling it an “exceptional collection” and giving it four-out-of-four stars.

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