This page lists selected new nonfiction books -- pertaining directly to science fiction, fantasy, and horror, as well as books of associational interest -- seen published this month, mostly via bookstores sightings (though all books received for review will be listed). For a comprehensive listing of new books pertaining to SFFH published each month, see Locus Magazine. Its Books Received listings are accumulated as the online Locus Index.
Key: * = first edition, + = first US edition. Date with publisher info is official publication month; date in parentheses at paragraph end is date seen or received.
New in May:
+ Burns, Jim Transluminal: The Paintings of Jim Burns
(Paper Tiger 1-85585-678-6, $21.95, 112pp, tpb, May 2000)
First US edition (UK: Paper Tiger July 1999). Art book, grouping book cover reproductions by author, with comments by David Brin, Peter F. Hamilton, and others. There was also an SFBC edition, August 1999; this edition carries the same ISBN as both previous editions. (Wed 3 May 2000)
+ Frank, Jane & Howard The Frank Collection: A Showcase of the World's Finest Fantastic Art
(Paper Tiger 1-85585-732-4, $24.95, 112pp, tpb, March 2000)
First US edition (UK: Paper Tiger November 1999). Guide to extensive collection of SF and fantasy art owned by the Franks, including some shots of their spectacular house. Foreword by John C. Berkey; afterword by Don Maitz. (Wed 3 May 2000)
+ Kirby, Josh A Cosmic Cornucopia
(Paper Tiger 1-85585-731-6, $21.95, 112pp, tpb, March 2000)
First US edition (UK: Paper Tiger October 1999). Art book on the artist most noted for his covers for Terry Pratchett's Discworld books, with extensive text by David Langford, and a foreword by Tom Holt. (Wed 3 May 2000)
* Walotsky, Ron Inner Visions: The Art of Ron Walotsky
(UK: Paper Tiger 1-85585-774-x, $21.95, 112pp, tpb, April 2000)
Showcase of artwork, with commentary by Jim Burns, Gordon Van Gelder, etc.; foreword by Joe Haldeman; afterword by Alan Dean Foster. (Fri 5 May 2000)
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