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New SF, fantasy, and horror books seen in January

* Card, Orson Scott Shadow of the Hegemon
(Tor 0-312-87651-3, $25.95, 365pp, hc, January 2001, jacket art Lisa Flakenstern)
(Tue 2 Jan 2001)

+ Dann, Jack, & Janeen Webb, eds Dreaming Down-Under
(Tor 0-312-87811-7, $27.95, 10+550pp, hc, January 2001, jacket art Nick Stathopoulos)
First US edition (Australia: HarperCollins November 1998). (Tue 30 Jan 2001)

* Dann, Jack, & Gardner Dozois, eds Genometry
(Ace 0-441-00797-x, $5.99, 10+272pp, pb, January 2001, jacket art Walter Velez)
(Tue 2 Jan 2001)

* Ford, Jeffrey The Beyond
(Eos 0-380-97897-0, $24, 290pp, hc, January 2001, jacket art Phil Singer, jacket design Nadine Badalaty)
(Fri 26 Jan 2001)

* Hopkinson, Nalo, ed Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction
(Invisible Cities Press 0-9679683-2-1, $14.95, 13+318pp, tpb, October 2000, jacket art Michel Ange Altidort, jacket design Tim Jones)
(Fri 26 Jan 2001)

* McAuley, Paul J. The Secret of Life
(UK: HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-225904-4, 16.99, 391pp, hc, January 2001)
(Wed 17 Jan 2001)

Powers, Tim Declare
(Morrow 0-380-97652-8, $25, 517pp, hc, January 2001, jacket art David Stevenson, jacket design Stevenson, David)
Reprint (Subterranean Press June 2000). (Fri 12 Jan 2001)

+ Russell, Sean The One Kingdom
(Eos 0-380-97489-4, $25, 463pp, hc, February 2001, jacket art Stephen Hickman, jacket design Amy Halperin)
First US edition (UK: Little Brown/Orbit January 2001). (Thu 25 Jan 2001)

* Russo, Richard Paul Ship of Fools
(Ace 0-441-00798-8, $12.95, 370pp, tpb, January 2001, jacket art Bruce Jensen)
(Fri 12 Jan 2001)

* Schmitz, James H., & Eric Flint, ed2 Trigger & Friends
(Baen 0-671-31966-3, $6.99, 474pp, pb, January 2001, jacket art Bob Eggleton)
(Fri 26 Jan 2001)

* Turtledove, Harry Colonization: Aftershocks
(Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-43021-2, $26, 488pp, hc, February 2001, jacket art Viktor Koen, jacket design David Stevenson & Min Choi)
(Thu 25 Jan 2001)

* Brosterman, Norman Out of Time: Designs for the Twentieth-Century Future
(Abrams 0-8109-2939-2, $19.95, 96pp, tpb, November 2000, jacket art Robert Gibson Jones)
(Fri 26 Jan 2001)

* Sis, Peter Madlenka
(Farrar Straus Giroux 0-374-39969-7, $17, unppp, hc, 2000)
(Mon 22 Jan 2001)

* Spiegelman, Art, & Francois Mouly, eds Little Lit: Folklore & Fairy Tale Funnies
(HarperCollins 0-06-028624-5, $19.95, 64pp, hc, 2000, jacket art Art Spiegelman)
(Mon 22 Jan 2001)

* Theroux, Alexander The Strange Case of Edward Gorey
(Fantagraphics 1-56097-385-4, $7.95, 68pp, tpb, September 2000)
(Fri 26 Jan 2001)

This page lists selected new science fiction, fantasy, and horror books seen published this month, mostly via bookstores sightings (though all books received for review -- not including advance reading copies -- will be listed). For a comprehensive listing of new books 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.

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