Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 12th October 2013

in hardback:

Scott LynchThe Republic of Thieves the long-awaited 3rd volume about con-artist Locke Lamora; book 3 of the Gentleman Bastard Sequence

Dan SimmonsThe Abominable three men set off to climb Mount Everest in order try to solve the Mallory/Irving mystery but are themselves being followed… I think it’s set in the late 1920s
Kim NewmanJohnny Alucard the new Anno Dracula novel

George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois (editors) – Old Mars anthology of original stories by well-known authors, all set on the Mars of classic science fantasy!
Adrian TchaikovskyFeast and Famine limited edition singed & numbered volume from Newcon Press. Volume 6 in their Imaginings series of single author collections

in large format paperback:

Bob ShawGateway Omnibus from Gollancz, containing Orbitsville, A Wreath of Stars and The Ragged Astronauts. I enjoyed each of them a lot when they first came out!
Keith RobertsGateway Omnibus with novels The Chalk Giants and Kiteworld together with his collection The Grain Kings. I enjoyed the latter pair and I really should read The Chalk Giants!
Kristine Katheryn RuschSkirmishes the 4th novel in her Diving Universe series

Paul Di FilippoWikiworld collection of new (all 2007 or later) stories from one of the great sf short story writers…
Ian Whates (editor) – Looking Landwards 23 new sf stories looking at the effects of climate change, focusing on its effect on land use and agriculture

in ‘B’ format:

Terry PratchettDodger Dickensian adventure about an upwardly mobile tosher, or sewer scavenger
Rowena Corey DaniellsKing Breaker the 4th and final volume of her Chronicles of King Rolen’s Kin

John CrowleyAegypt new Fantasy Masterworks edition of the first of his Aegypt quartet. In the USA this volume was re-titled The Solitudes a few years ago. The design of the Fantasy Masterworks series has also been given an overhaul.
Tim PowersLast Call new Fantasy Masterworks edition of this World Fantasy Award winning novel
Kim NewmanThe Quorum reprint of his 1992 novel Organ Doners, together with 5 related short stories.

art, etc:

Juan OrtizThe Art of JO: Star Trek large hardback of dynamic 1960s style art for each of the original Star Trek episodes! Great fun!
Terry ParkerSirens: The Pin-Up Art of David Wright full colour hardcover full of his classic art from the 1940s & 50s

LegoMinifigure: Year by Year: A Visual History largel guide to all their figure pieces, from 1978 onwards. Includes 3 figures set in the cover

Jeff VandermeerWonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction great-looking guide to how fiction works, with all sorts of art, essays from other authors, tips, etc.

3DTotalPublishingSketching From the Imagination subtitled ‘An Insight into Creative Drawing‘. 50 artists with what appear to be mainly preliminary sketches of their work. Looks fascinating.


Illustration – issue #42 more classic 20th Century commercial & magazine art


October 9, 2013 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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