Download E-books Russian Science Fiction: An Anthology PDF

By Robert Magidoff, Alexander Belyaev, Victor Saparin, E. Zelikovich, Vadim Okhotnikov, Ivan Yefremov, Mikhail Vasilyev, Anatoly Dn

Number of Russian technology fiction compiled with advent via Robert Magidoff, translated via Doris Johnson

a number of technology fiction from the Soviet period, from early experiments within the shape within the early twentieth century up throughout the Sixties. the authors are all indexed within the writer box above. i'd suppose i'm really not the single one to determine a few strange names in that bunch...

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Download E-books Intimate Kisses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure PDF

By Wendy Maltz

In 1997, intercourse therapist and marriage counselor Wendy Maltz, writer of the Sexual therapeutic trip and coauthor of personal innovations, compiled Passionate Hearts, an anthology of "poems that encourage and have a good time fit sexual intimacy; poems within which middle connection was once on the center of the sexual experience." In Intimate Kisses, Maltz follows at the luck of Passionate Hearts with a brand new anthology of poetry that maintains her get together of fit sexuality and, within the procedure, turns up the heat.

Intimate Kisses revels in what could be life’s maximum secret, via a few of richest, such a lot celebrated poetry ever written. integrated during this anthology are 121 poems through such poets as Marge Piercy, Emily Dickenson, Jelaluddin Rumi, Nikki Giovanni, Anne Sexton, Sharon Olds, Octavio Paz, Molly Peacock, Dorianne Laux, Jane Hirshfield, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Galway Kinnell, and W.S. Merwin, in addition to dozens of lesser-known and unpublished poets.

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Download E-books The Mammoth Book of Sorceror's Tales (Mammoth Books) PDF

Bursting with an identical magic that has introduced an entire new following to fable, this anthology combines the thrill of the Harry Potter phenomenon with the allure of Lord of the earrings, the ingenuity of the Discworld sequence and the journey of the Conan tales. It encompasses a diversity of sunshine and darkish fantasies - from quests, video games and monsters, to wizards, witches, darkish spells or even darker secrets and techniques - all enthusiastic about using magic during this international or the subsequent.

Mike Ashley's masterly choice contains such precursors of the Potter sequence as 'The Sleuth-Worm' via Edith Nesbit, 'The Wall around the globe' by means of Theodore Cogswell, 'Ged's Apprenticeship' through Ursula okay. Le Guin and others that take care of the invention of magic or apprenticeship into magic by means of traditional folks. With lots of in particular commissioned new tales, all of it provides as much as a spellbinding bumper quantity during which individuals comprise: Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, John Morressy, Theodore Sturgeon, John Jakes, Patricia McKillip, Esther Friesner, Louise Cooper, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Tom Holt and Charles de Lint.

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Download E-books The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New SF PDF

Hugo Award-winning editor Gardner Dozois' annual anthology has lengthy been thought of the traditional wherein different best-of-the-year SF collections are judged. After 20 years worthy of superlative technology fiction, Dozois now offers a retrospective compilation culling from the final 20 years.Here below one banner is a few of the best paintings via the genre's best authors, with a star-studded record of participants that includes between others: Stephen Baxter, Greg endure, William Gibson, Terry Bisson, Greg Egan, Ursula ok. Le Guin, Robert Reed, Robert Silverberg, Bruce Sterling , Charles Stross, Michael Swanwick, Gene Wolfe.A variety of the choices at the moment are thought of classics.
Some extraordinary tales include:"Blood Music", Greg Bear's Hugo-winning exploration of nanotechnology, "Bears notice Fire", Terry Bisson's tongue-in-cheek attention of destiny ursine evolution, Ursula okay. Le Guin's "Coming of Age in Karhide" , "The iciness Market", during which William Gibson returns to the topic that made him a cultural icon, cyberpunk.With paintings spanning twenty years, this can be the main major technological know-how fiction brief tale anthology released in years.

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Download E-books Shadows 5 PDF

By Charles L. Grant

There has been the sound of a field commencing. someplace at the back of them, or in entrance of them, or to their left, or correct. a wide field with a wide and bulky lid was once being opened. there has been a heavy, wheezy respiring. A damn, dry cough. one other wheezing breath, after which a whispered grunt and the remaining of the field lid. the guy who gathered bins shuffled towards them and lifted his heavy head. His fingers have been veined and trembling, his bones gaunt. He lifted his head, slowly, and regarded out at them throughout the black shadows of his eyes.

Then he attempted to talk . . .

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Download E-books Another Republic: 17 European and South American Writers PDF

By Italo Calvino, Julio Cortázar, Fernando Pessoa, Paul Celan, Nicanor Parra, Francis Ponge, Czesław Miłosz, Vasko Popa, Zbigniew H

Editors: Charles Simic and Mark Strand
cover is for reprint; however it is unchanged

A strong selection--mainly of poems, but additionally a few decisions from Calvino. Many outstanding authors, as you will discover from the checklist above. Paul Celan is winner of a Georg Buchner prize, and there's a pair Nobels up there too (Paz and Milosz).

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First released in 1976, this outstanding anthology from U.S. Poet Laureates, Charles Simic and Mark Strand, compiles a range of the best translated literature of the time, showcasing the then-little-known writers who had a profound impact at the present iteration of poets.

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Download E-books Legends II: New Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy PDF

By Robert Silverberg, George R. R. Martin

Fable enthusiasts, have a good time! Seven years after author and editor Robert Silverberg made publishing background with Legends, his acclaimed anthology of unique brief novels by means of many of the maximum writers in delusion fiction, the long-awaited moment quantity is the following. Legends II selections up the place its illustrious predecessor left off. all the bestselling writers represented in Legends II go back to the detailed universe of the mind's eye that its writer has made well-known through the global. even if set prior to or after occasions already acknowledged in different places, no matter if that includes cherished characters or compelling new creations, those masterful brief novels are either enthralling stand-alones—perfect introductions to the paintings in their authors—and critical additions to the epics on which they're established. past any doubt, Legends II is the delusion occasion of the season.

ROBIN HOBB returns to the world of the Elderlings with “Homecoming,” a robust story during which exiles despatched to colonize the Cursed seashores locate themselves sinking into an intoxicating yet lethal dream . . . or is it a memory?
GEORGE R. R. MARTIN maintains the adventures of Dunk, a tender hedge knight, and his strange squire, Egg, in “The Sworn Sword,” set a iteration prior to the occasions in A track of Ice and Fire.
ORSON SCOTT CARD tells a story of Alvin Maker and the robust Mississippi, that includes a number of ne’er-do-wells named Jim Bowie and Abe Lincoln, in “The Yazoo Queen.”
DIANE GABALDON turns to a tremendous personality from her Outlander saga—Lord John Grey—in “Lord John and the Succubus,” a supernatural mystery set within the early days of the Seven Years War.
ROBERT SILVERBERG spins a captivating story of Majipoor’s early history—and distant future—as visible in the course of the eyes of a dilettantish poet who discovers an unforeseen future in “The e-book of Changes.”
TAD WILLIAMS explores the unusual afterlife of Orlando Gardiner, from his Otherland saga, in “The Happiest useless Boy within the World.”
ANNE McCAFFREY shines a gentle into the main mysterious and wondrous of all locations on Pern within the heartwarming “Beyond Between.”
RAYMOND E. FEIST turns from the good battles of the Riftwar to the tale of 1 soldier, a tender guy approximately to embark at the journey of his existence, in “The Messenger.”
ELIZABETH HAYDON tells of the destruction of Serendair and the destiny of its final defenders in “Threshold,” set on the finish of the 3rd Age of her Symphony of a while series.
NEIL GAIMAN provides us a glimpse into what befalls the fellow known as Shadow after the occasions of his Hugo Award–winning novel American Gods in “The Monarch of the Glen.”
TERRY BROOKS provides a thrilling epilogue to The Wishsong of Shannara in “Indomitable,” the story of Jair Ohmsford’s determined quest to accomplish the destruction of the evil Ildatch . . . armed in basic terms with the magic of phantasm.

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Download E-books Brave New Worlds (Dystopian Stories) PDF

By John Joseph Adams

You are being watched.

Your each stream is being tracked, your each observe recorded. Your wife can be an informer, your kids can be listening at your door, your ally could be a member of the key police. you're by myself between millions, between nice crowds of the brainwashed, the well-behaved, the unswerving. productiveness hasn't ever been better, the media blares, and the military is ever positive. One flawed stream, one slip-up, and you can end up disappeared -- swallowed up by means of a tremendous forms, vanished right into a shadowy labyrinth of interrogation chambers, exhibit trials, and mystery prisons from which nobody ever escapes. Welcome to the realm of the dystopia, an international of presidency and society long gone horribly, nightmarishly wrong.

What occurs while civilization invades and dictates each point of your existence? From 1984 to The Handmaid's Tale, from Children of Men to Bioshock, the dystopian mind's eye has been an essential and gripping cautionary strength. Brave New Worlds collects the easiest stories of totalitarian risk by means of a few of ultra-modern such a lot visionary writers, together with Neil Gaiman, Paolo Bacigalupi, Orson Scott Card, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Ursula ok. Le Guin.

When the govt. wields its strength opposed to its personal humans, each citizen turns into an enemy of the nation. Will you struggle the procedure, or be floor to airborne dirt and dust underneath the boot of tyranny?

Skyhorse Publishing, lower than our evening colour and Talos imprints, is proud to post a extensive variety of titles for readers attracted to technological know-how fiction (space opera, time commute, tough SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), myth (grimdark, sword and sorcery, modern city fable, steampunk, replacement history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and lots more and plenty extra. whereas no longer each name we put up turns into a New York Times bestseller, a countrywide bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we're devoted to publishing caliber books from a various team of authors.

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