Book List in Order: 36 titles


  • Tor Essentials presents science fiction and fantasy titles of proven merit and lasting value, each volume introduced by an appropriate literary figure.Acclaimed as one of the most original voices in modern literature, a winner of the World Fantasy Aw...


  • Featuring a new introduction by Michael Kurland, the fifth volume of stories by R.A. Lafferty includes the titular story and such classic Lafferty stories as “Hands of the Man,” “Among the Hairy Earthmen,” and rare stories like “Ewe Lamb”...


  • With most of his brilliant and original work now out-of-print, this is the fourth volume in Centipede Press' series of the short fiction of R. A. Lafferty, one of science fiction's most highly-regarded authors. Volume four features a new introduction...



  • With most of his brilliant and original work now out of print, this is the third volume in a series of the short fiction of R.A. Lafferty, one of science fiction's most highly regarded authors. Volume three features a new introduction by Bud Webster....


  • With most of his brilliant and original work now out of print, this is the second volume in a series of the short fiction of R.A. Lafferty, one of science fiction's most highly regarded authors. Volume two features a new introduction by Harlan Elliso...


  • With most of his brilliant and original work now out of print, this is the first volume in a series of the short fiction of R.A. Lafferty, one of science fiction's most highly regarded authors. The series will include new introductions by many of the...


  • Manuel shouldn't have been employed as a census taker. He wasn't qualified. He couldn't read a map. He didn't know what a map was. He only grinned when they told him that North was at the top. He knew better. But he did write a nice round hand, like ...







  • OH COME TO KLEPSIS TO CLAIM YOUR SHARE . . . AND BREATHE THE RANK AND LAWLESS AIR! Plots and intrigues and romances abound. Smoke pictures, ghosts, and treasure chests to be found. Magnifying monocles and hallucinogenic grapes-- the unvoiced dreams o...


  • Three memorable creatures world jump in a meta-cosmic universe that orbits with nightmarish landscapes that thrive on anti-matter, anti-space, and anti-time. What mind and body searing challenges await the Pilger, Pilgrim, and Polder, who are really ...




  • "This curious and wonderful tall tale contributes to the apocalyptic revision of American history that began with Little Big Man and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. It’s the tale of Hannali Innominee, a ’Mingo’ or natural lord of the 19th-centur...




  • As Harun lay dying here on Kentauron Mikron, all untimely still in his golden youth, he whispered a word to me that he would use if he were born again. It is the meaningless but numerologically magic word "Bangdad." It has since become the name of on...








  • ORIGINAL FIRST EDITION PRIVATE PRESS PAPERBACK - DRUMM Booklet # 7 - Published in 1983 Table of Contents: The Last Astronomer / In the Turpentine Trees / Faith Sufficient / Bird-Master OVERALL FINE CONDITION ( some aging/toning to outer cover - other...



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    ENTER THE WORLD OF TRANSMUTATIONS -- MENTAL AND ELEMENTAL, ALCHEMICAL AND ACADEMIC NIGHT AND THE LOVES OF JOE DICOSTANZO by Samuel R. Delany When a young man living in an abandoned castle discovers he has strange and wonderful powers, he's delig...





  • Here at last are the finest of Lafferty's shorter works, stories about - * A man who found one day that he knew absolutely everyone in the world *A race who kept their most ancient ancestors on shelves in the basements * A speeded-up world where a m...



  • "Wolf Hall meets The Man in the High Castle in this mind-bending science fiction classic, now presented in an authoritative new edition from Library of AmericaPlucked from time, Sir Thomas More arrives on the human colony of Astrobe in the year 2535 ...






  • The Dulanty family can pass for human, but they're actually alien Pucas, stranded on the remote backwater planet Earth in the tiny (and corrupt) Appalachian town of Lost Haven. The six Dulanty children (seven, if you count the disembodied Bad John) g...



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    He had flared up more brightly than anyone in memory. And then he was gone. Yet there was ironic laughter where he had been; and his ghost still walked. That was the oddest thing: to encounter his ghost. It was like coming suddenly on Haley's Comet d...


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    An American science fiction and fantasy writer known for his original use of language, metaphor, and narrative structure, as well as for his etymological wit. He also wrote a set of four autobiographical novels, In a Green Tree; a history book, The F...



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    He began by breaking things that morning. He broke the glass of water on his night stand. He knocked it crazily against the opposite wall and shattered it. Yet it shattered slowly. This would have surprised him if he had been fully awake, for he had ...


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    . . . .He knew better.But he did write a nice round hand, like a boy's hand. He knew Spanish, and enough English. For the sector that was assigned to him he would not need a map. He knew it better than anyone else, certainly better than any mapmaker....