Tough as Nails: The Complete Cases of Donahue: from the Pages of Black Mask

Offering difficult Dick Donahue, the inter-state detective employer operative who changed the Continental Op after Dashiell Hammett stopped writing for Black masks journal. gathered for the 1st time in one quantity is each of the fifteen Donahue tales: "Rough Justice" (November, 1930), "The Red-Hots" (December, 1930), "Gun Thunder" (January, 1931), "Get A Load of This" (February, 1931), "Spare the Rod" (August, 1931), "Pearls Are Tears" (September, 1931), "Death’s now not adequate" (October, 1931), "Shake-Up" (August, 1932), "He may Take It" (September, 1932), "The purple net" (October, 1932), "Red Pavement" (December, 1932), "Save Your Tears" (June, 1933), "Song and Dance" (July, 1933), "Champions additionally Die" (August, 1933), and "Ghost of an opportunity" (March, 1935). This compendium additionally comprises an all-new creation through Will Murray and an entire bibliography of the works of Frederick Nebel as compiled by way of Rob Preston.

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The Keillor Reader: Looking Back at Forty Years of Stories: Where Did They All Come From?

By Garrison Keillor

Stories, monologues, and essays by way of Garrison Keillor, founder and host of A Prairie domestic Companion

The first retrospective from New York Times–bestselling writer Garrison Keillor celebrates the humor and knowledge of this grasp storyteller. With an creation and headnotes by way of the writer, in addition to accompanying pictures and memorabilia, The Keillor Reader brings jointly an entire variety of Keillor’s paintings. integrated are the “Pontoon” monologue, within which twenty-four Lutheran pastors capsize a ship as a parasail and hot-air balloon maneuver above; the Alaska adventures wrestler Jimmy “Big Boy” Valenti; a brand new model of “Casey on the Bat”; an inventive memoir of lifestyles on the New Yorker; and a suite of precepts for all times, “What Have We realized So Far?”

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Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom

By John Joseph Adams

This number of all-new John Carter of Mars tales includes “plenty of sword paintings and old-style action-adventure” (Kirkus Reviews).

Ever given that Edgar Rice Burroughs released A Princess of Mars in 1912, lovers of every age have marveled on the adventures of John Carter, an Earthman who without warning reveals himself in a wierd new global. A century later, readers can get pleasure from this compilation of brand-new tales starring John Carter of Mars. amassed through veteran editor John Joseph Adams, this anthology encompasses a foreword through Tamora Pierce and tales and unique paintings from titans of literature and representation corresponding to Peter S. Beagle, Garth Nix, Charles Vess, and plenty of extra, plus a thesaurus of Mars by way of Richard A. Lupoff.

This publication has no longer been ready, authorized, approved, or licensed by way of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. or the other entity linked to the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate.

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Twentieth Century Russian Poetry: Silver and Steel

By Daniel Weissbort, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Albert Todd, Max Hayward

Chosen via Yevgeny Yevtushenko; edited through Albert Todd, Max Hayward, and Daniel Weissbort

many many different authors--the box above ran out of space...the such a lot accomplished advent to twentieth century Russian/Soviet poetry that i'm conscious of....

A vast, finished anthology of poetry from the politically turbulent Russia of this century. This assortment introduces americans to a couple of awesome poets nearly unknown outdoor of Russia, in addition to providing the paintings of a few of the main well known Russian poets of the prior ninety years.

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Brave New Worlds (Dystopian Stories)

By John Joseph Adams

You are being watched.

Your each circulate is being tracked, your each note recorded. Your wife will be an informer, your kids should be listening at your door, your ally could be a member of the key police. you're on my own between hundreds of thousands, between nice crowds of the brainwashed, the well-behaved, the unswerving. productiveness hasn't ever been larger, the media blares, and the military is ever victorious. One unsuitable movement, one slip-up, and you can end up disappeared -- swallowed up by means of a big forms, vanished right into a shadowy labyrinth of interrogation chambers, exhibit trials, and mystery prisons from which not anyone ever escapes. Welcome to the area of the dystopia, a global of presidency and society long gone horribly, nightmarishly wrong.

What occurs whilst 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 a necessary and gripping cautionary strength. Brave New Worlds collects the simplest stories of totalitarian threat via a few of 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 energy opposed to its personal humans, each citizen turns into an enemy of the country. Will you struggle the method, or be floor to airborne dirt and dust underneath the boot of tyranny?

Skyhorse Publishing, below our evening color and Talos imprints, is proud to submit a large diversity of titles for readers drawn to technological know-how fiction (space opera, time trip, challenging SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fable (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 now not each name we submit 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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The Werewolf Megapack: 22 Classic and Modern Tales of Shape-Shifters!

The Werewolf Megapack collects 22 vintage and smooth stories of shape-shifters (and not only wolves!)

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of booklet anthologies has proved to be one in every of our hottest endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally provide them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we preserve getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place in particular credited) are a bunch attempt. each person at Wildside works on them. This comprises John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and lots of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

Contents:
• “Leopard,” by means of Jay Lake, initially seemed in Jim Baen’s Universe, Vol. four, No. 1
• “Gabriel-Ernest,” by means of Saki (H. H. Munro), is reprinted from Reginald in Russia (1910)
• “Sympathy for Wolves,” via John Gregory Betancourt, initially seemed in Horrors! 365 frightening tales, 1998
• “The Drone,” by way of Abraham Merritt, initially seemed in delusion journal, September 1934
• “The Were-Wolf,” by means of Clemence Housman, initially seemed in 1896
• “And Bob’s Your Uncle,” by way of Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, initially seemed in complete Moon urban, 2010
• “The Mark of the Beast,” by way of Rudyard Kipling, is reprinted from Life’s Handicap (1915)
• “Dumpster Diving,” by way of Nina Kiriki Hoffman, initially seemed in Werewolves, 1995
• “The Werewolf,” through Eugene box, is reprinted from moment publication of stories (1911)
• “The Wolf,” by way of man de Maupassant, is reprinted from unique brief tales, vol. four (1890)
• “Wolves of Darkness,” by way of Jack Williamson, initially seemed in unusual stories of poser and Terror, January 1932
• “The guy Who was once turned into a Crow,” by means of P’u Sung-ling, initially seemed in unusual tales from a chinese language Studio (circa 1740) (the model utilized in this version has been edited and up to date from a public area translation by way of John Betancourt in particular for this edition)
• “Hugues, the Wer-Wolf,” by means of Sutherland Menzies, used to be initially released in 1838
• “The White Wolf of the Hartz Mountains,” through Frederick Marryat, is an taken from The Phantom send (1839)
• “The She-Wolf,” by way of Saki (H. H. Munro), is taken from Beasts and Super-Beasts (1914)
• “Morraha,” through Joseph Jacobs, is taken from extra Celtic Fairy stories (1895)
• “The different aspect: A Breton Legend,” via Eric Stenbock, initially seemed in 1893
• “The White Wolf of Kostopchin,” via Sir Gilbert Campbell, initially seemed in Wild and bizarre stories of mind's eye and secret (1889)
• “The Wolf Leader,” by means of Alexandre Dumas, initially seemed during this translation in 1904
• “The Hunter’s Moon,” by way of Michael McCarty and Terrie Leigh Relf, 2013
• “Werewolf of the Sahara,” by means of G. G. Pendarves, initially seemed in bizarre stories in August-September, 1936
• “Evil Forces,” by way of Gary Lovisi, 2013

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The Merleau-Ponty Reader (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy)

The first reader to supply a finished view of Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s (1908-1961) paintings, this feature collects in a single quantity the foundational essays valuable for knowing the middle of this serious twentieth-century philosopher’s thought.
            prepared chronologically, the essays are grouped in 3 sections resembling the most important classes of Merleau-Ponty’s work:  First, the years sooner than his appointment to the Sorbonne in 1949, the early, existentialist interval in which he wrote vital works at the phenomenology of belief and the primacy of notion; moment, the years of his paintings as professor of kid psychology and pedagogy on the Sorbonne, a interval specifically fascinated about language; and at last, his years as chair of contemporary philosophy on the Collège de France, a time dedicated to the articulation of a brand new ontology and philosophy of nature. The editors, who supply an interpretive advent, additionally comprise formerly unpublished operating notes present in Merleau-Ponty’s papers after his demise. Translations of all choices were up to date and a number of other look right here in English for the 1st time.
            via contextualizing Merleau-Ponty’s writings at the philosophy of artwork and politics in the total improvement of his inspiration, this quantity permits readers to work out either the breadth of his contribution to twentieth-century philosophy and the convergence of some of the strands of his reflection.

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The Mammoth Book of SF Wars

Over the previous a hundred years the know-how of conflict has complex vastly in harmful energy. So what is going to destiny wars be like? And what's going to reason them: faith, politics, assets, refugees, or complex weaponry itself? Watson and Whates current a set of gripping SF tales which explores a frightening gamut of attainable destiny conflicts: nuclear strategies and more desirable soldiery, terrorism and cyberware, clever robot machines or even warfare with aliens.

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Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense

Fourteen chilling stories from the pioneering ladies who created the household suspense genre

Murderous better halves, deranged husbands, deceitful little ones, and vengeful pals. Few recognize those characters—and their creators—better than Sarah Weinman. one among today’s preeminent gurus on crime fiction, Weinman asks: the place might bestselling authors like Gillian Flynn, Sue Grafton, or Tana French be with no the ladies writers who got here prior to them?

In Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives, Weinman brings jointly fourteen hair-raising stories by way of ladies who—from the Forties during the mid-1970s—took a scalpel to modern society and sliced away to bare its darkish essence. enthusiasts of crime fiction from any period will welcome this deliciously darkish tribute to a principally forgotten iteration of ladies writers.

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The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2014, Volume 6

This 6th quantity of the year's most sensible technological know-how fiction and fable positive factors over thirty tales via a number of the genre's maximum authors, together with Yoon Ha Lee, James Patrick Kelly, Ken Liu, Robert Reed, Lavie Tidhar, Carrie Vaughn, and so forth. selecting the right fiction from Asimov's, Clarkesworld, F&SF, and different best venues, The Year's top technology Fiction & delusion is your advisor to magical nation-states and worlds past day after today.

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