Bishop, Michael : Transfigurations
(UK: Gollancz 9780575093096, £9.99, 336pp, trade paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 14 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575093102

(First edition: Berkley Putnam, October 1979)

SF novel, an expansion of the author’s 1973 Hugo and Nebula nominated novella “Death and Designation Among the Asadi”, about an anthropological investigation into a homonid-like race on the planet Bosk’veld.
• This is a new title in Gollancz’ SF Masterworks series.
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* Burroughs, Edgar Rice : The SF Gateway Pellucidar Omnibus
(UK: Gollancz 9780575129214, £18.99, 416pp, trade paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 31 Oct 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473201835

Omnibus of three books in the author’s Pellucidar series about a hollow earth: At the Earth’s Core (1922), Pellucidar (1923), and Tanar of Pellucidar (1929).
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Jordan, Robert : The Path of Daggers
(Tor 978-0765336477, $17.99, 528pp, trade paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 12 Nov 2013
Wheel of Time #8

(First edition: Tor, November 1998)

New edition of the eighth volume of Robert Jordan’s “Wheel of Time” fantasy series that began with The Eye of the World in 1990.
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Murphy, Pat : The Falling Woman
(UK: Gollancz 9780575133143, £9.99, 272pp, trade paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 14 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575133150

(First edition: Tor, November 1986)

Psychological fantasy novel about an archaeologists’s investigation into Mayan civilization.
• It won the Nebula Award for best novel.
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Paolini, Christopher : Eragon
(Knopf 978-0-449-81953-1, $50, 507pp, hardcover, October 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 22 Oct 2013
Inheritance #1

(First edition: Knopf, June 2005)

10th anniversary edition — from the book’s original self-published date in August 2003 — of the fantasy novel, first in a series, about a poor farm boy named Eragon who discovers his destiny as a dragon rider.
• This comes with no dust jacket and an embossed hard cover. It has six color plates by various artists, and a new introduction by the author.
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(Thu 31 Oct 2013)
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* Smith, E. E. “Doc” : The SF Gateway Omnibus: The Skylark of Space, Skylark Three, Skylark of Valeron, Skylark DuQuesne
(UK: Orion/Gollancz/Sf Gateway 9780575122666, £18.99, 688pp, trade paperback, September 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 31 Oct 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473201842

Omnibus of four space opera novels from the 1930s: The Skylark of Space (magazine publication 1928), Skylark Three (ditto 1930), Skylark of Valeron (ditto 1935), and Skylark DuQuesne (magazine and book publication 1965).
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* VanderMeer, Ann, & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. : The Time Traveller’s Almanac
(UK: Head of Zeus 9781781853900, £25, 800pp, hardcover, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 7 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781781853894

Anthology of 69 time travel stories, subtitled “The Ultimate Treasury of Time Travel Stories”.
• Authors include H.G. Wells, Ursula K. Le Guin, Cordwainer Smith, Ray Bradbury, Theodore Sturgeon, Gene Wolfe, David I. Masson, Geoffrey Landis, and many many others.
• The publisher’s site has this brief description and a musical playlist
• The US edition, from Tor, is due in March 2014.

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