This flash fiction can be sipped or slammed, just like the booze it represents! A cocktail is like an excellent story—bitter and sweet and over too quickly, but the memory of it stays with you. From the Pimm’s Cup to Smoking Bishop, the Manhattan to the Moscow Mule, Mixed Up features not only more than two dozen classic recipes and hot tips on ingredients and preparations, but new cocktail-the... read more
Winner of the 2010 Bram Stoker Award for Best Anthology!Darkly thrilling, these twenty new ghost stories in Haunted Legends have all the chills and power of traditional ghost stories, but each tale is a unique retelling of an urban legend from the world over.Multiple award-winning editor Ellen Datlow and award-nominated author and editor Nick Mamatas recruited Jeffrey Ford, Ramsey Campbell, Jo... read more
First publication in English of this eyewitness account of the 1980 civilian uprising against Chun Doo Hwan's military coup. First published in Korean in 1985 under the name of dissident novelist Hwang Sog-yong, this revised edition includes an introduction by Bruce Cumings, University of Chicago, and an essay by investigative journalist Tim Shorrock on U.S. involvement in the repression. This... read more
When the alien Mimics invade, Keiji Kiriya is just one of many recruits shoved into a suit of battle armor called a Jacket and sent out to kill. Keiji dies on the battlefield, only to be reborn each morning to fight and die again and again. On his 158th iteration, he gets a message from a mysterious ally--the female soldier known as the Full Metal Bitch. Is she the key to Keiji's escape or his... read more
In the 1960s, after four years with IBM and two more with the U.S. State Department, William Blum became a radical dissident. As an insider in two worlds, he is well suited to assess the people, events, and ideology of both the bourgeois” and radical” cultures. In West-Bloc Dissident, Blum brings unexpected wit and insight to his portrayals of both sides of the ideological fence. He draws un... read more
The life of the internationally famous professional wrestler Shinsuke Nakamura, from his childhood to the International Wrestling Grand Prix championship, and beyond!Before he became a star of American professional wrestling, Shinsuke Nakamura was Japan’s “King of Strong Style.” Follow his life and career from the amateur grappling ranks to the Nippon Budokon, thrill to his matches against suc... read more
The infamous eleventh-century warrior Hexen Sabbath is plucked from death and certain damnation by a being claiming to be an angel of the Lord, and finds himself dropped into contemporary Manhattan with no clothes, no weapons, no resources, and one mission―to track down and kill the living personifications of the Seven Deadly Sins before they bring about Armageddon. With time running out and h... read more
The first of a pair of memoirs in collection form, featuring essays, interviews, and even a brief comic on the history of airline food, from the master animator. In the first two decades of his career, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki laid the groundwork for his legendary movies. Starting Point is a collection of essays, interviews, and memoirs that go back to the roots of Miyazaki's childhood, the fo... read more
In a perfect world, there is no escapeReads L to R (Western Style). In a perfect world, there is no escape In the future, Utopia has finally been achieved thanks to medical nanotechnology and a powerful ethic of social welfare and mutual consideration. This perfect world isn't that perfect though, and three young girls stand up to totalitarian kindness and super-medicine by attempting suicide ... read more
Original and classic science fiction about Japan from some of the greatest writers in the world.A web browser that threatens to conquer the world. The longest, loneliest railroad on Earth. A North Korean nuke hitting Tokyo, a hollow asteroid full of automated rice paddies, and a specialist in breaking up “virtual” marriages. And yes, giant robots. These thirteen stories from and about the Land... read more
NAMED ONE OF THE 40 BEST BOOKS OF 2016 BY THE NEW YORK POSTA New York Times Editor's Choice pick“Ruth Whippman is my new favorite cultural critic...a shrewd, hilarious analysis.” ―Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B (coauthored with Sheryl Sandberg)"I don't think I've enjoyed cultural observations this much since David Foster Wallace's A Supp... read more
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I'm a former Editorial Director of Del Rey at Penguin Random House UK, published Andy Weir's THE MARTIAN and love all things genre fiction.
Editor specializing in fantasy and science fiction and their many subgenres. As dedicated to words as a hobbit to breakfast.