The Picador Book of Contemporary Scottish Fiction ed. Peter Krantz (Picador, 1997 [Nov 97], tp) Anthology of Scottish writing. Only one item of relevance.
· The Bridge · Iain Banks · ex New York & London: Macmillan, 1984
The Good, the Bad, and the Indifferent: Early Stories and CommentaryJoe R. Lansdale (Subterranean Press 0-9649890-2-6, 1997, 310pp, hc, cover by Mark A. Nelson) Collection of 34 stories, 16 never before published. Limited to 600 numbered copies, signed by Lansdale. Also available in a limited edition of 26 lettered, slipcased, leatherbound copies which include a vintage photo of the author recessed in the front, and an original rejection slip received by Lansdale in the late 70s or early 80s.
Future Histories ed. Stephen McClelland (Horizon House 0-9530648-0-8, Jun 97, 312pp, tp, cover by Kavita Bowry) Nokia-sponsored original anthology of interviews and short stories, published as a business gift and not on sale to the public.
The X Files: FearLes Martin (Voyager 0-00-648309-7, Jan 97 [Jul 97], £3.99, 103pp, pb) Book 7 in the series of script novelisations. Simultaneous with the US (HarperTrophy) edition.
The X Files OmnibusLes Martin & Ellen Steiber (Voyager 0-00-225646-0, Jul 97, £9.99, 439pp, tp) [X-Files] Omnibus of the first five script novelisations - X Marks the Spot, Darkness Falls, Tiger, Tiger, Squeeze, Humbug - originally from HarperTrophy, 1995-96.
5 · X Marks the Spot · Les Martin · n. HarperTrophy, 1995
89 · Darkness Falls · Les Martin · n. HarperTrophy, 1995
189 · Tiger, Tiger · Les Martin · n. HarperTrophy, 1996
· The Inventoried · vi Worlds Lost...Time Forgotten #3 81
· The Cats Job · ss *
In Ghostly CompanyAmyas Northcote (Ash-Tree Press 1-899562-21-4, Feb 97, C$40.00, xiv+145pp, hc, cover by Deborah McMillion-Nering) Reprint (The Bodley Head 1921) collection of thirteen ghost stories. This edition is limited to 500 copies, and contains an Introduction by Richard Dalby and an Afterword by Jack Adrian. A world-wide edition available in the US for $45.00 and in the UK for £19.00.
Dudes Dreams: The Music of Michael MoorcockBrian Tawn & Michael Moorcock (Hawkfan, Oct 97, no price, 106pp, ph, cover by Andreas Stüwe) Essay on Moorcocks poetry and song lyrics, interleaved with a collection of most of those items, heavily illustrated by Andreas Stüwe. Earlier versions of the essay appeared in Record Collector and The Time Centre Times.
Painted in BloodLucy Taylor (Silver Salamander Press, 1997, $35.00, 230pp, hc, cover by Thomas Crestodina) Collection of horror stories, half original to this collection. Limited to 300 signed copies. Also available in a signed and numbered leatherbound edition of 50 copies for $70.00, and in a trade paperback edition of 500 copies for $12.00.
· Painted in Blood · ss *
· The Five Percent People · nv Fear the Fever, ed. Jeff Gelb & Michael Garrett, Pocket, 1996
· Heat · ss Dark Love, ed. Nancy Collins, Martin H. Greenberg & Edward E. Kramer, Penguin/Roc, 1995
· Speech Defects · ss *
· Fuck the Dead · ss *
· Ceilings and Sky · ss Love in Vein II, ed. Poppy Z. Brite & Martin H. Greenberg, HarperPrism, 1997
· Making the Woman · ss Unnatural Acts & Other Stories, Richard Kasak, 1994
· Things of Which We Do Not Speak · ss Deadly After Dark, ed. Jeff Gelb & Michael Garrett, Pocket, 1994
· Hungry Skin · ss Little Deaths, ed. Ellen Datlow, Millennium, 1994
· Babble · ss *
Imagine a Man in a BoxH. R. Wakefield (Ash-Tree Press 1-899562-26-5, Jun 97, C$49.50, xiv+183pp, hc, cover by Paul Lowe) Reprint (Philip Allan 1931) collection of 13 stories, seven of which are supernatural. This edition is limited to 500 copies and adds an introduction by Barbara Roden, and a biblographical afterword by Jack Adrian A world-wide edition available in the US for $37.00 and in the UK for £22.50.