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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Vonnegut, Kurt  
Novels 1976-1985: Slapstick / Jailbird / Deadeye Dick / Galapagos
Plus an assortment of Vonnegut speeches, essays, and commentary from the period that touch upon the themes, incidents, and particulars of the novels.

Slapstick: The post-apocalyptic memoirs of Wilbur Daffodil-11 Swain, architect of a brilliant scheme to rid mankind of loneliness.

Jailbird: A political fable, recounting the life of a good man who becomes embroiled in several of the worst political scandals of the American Century.

Deadeye Dick: A talentless playwright struggles to atone for the crimes of his youth and the sins of his country.

Galapagos: The story of how and why, a million years ago during the global ecological disaster of 1986, humankind embarked on an unlikely evolution.  
Omnibus, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1976 / 1982 / 1983 / 1985)  
Library of America - 2014 - ISBN: 1598533045 / 9781598533040  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026445 $35.00
Vonnegut, Kurt  
Welcome to the Monkey House: The Special Edition
Reprints his 1968 collection of short fiction, plus alternate drafts of the title story and an essay by Vonnegut scholar Gregory D. Sumner.
    Contents
  • Preface
  • Where I Live
  • Harrison Bergeron
  • Who Am I This Time?
  • Welcome to the Monkey House
  • Long Walk to Forever
  • The Foster Portfolio
  • Miss Temptation
  • All the King's Horses
  • Tom Edison's Shaggy Dog
  • New Dictionary
  • Next Door
  • More Stately Mansions
  • The Hyannis Port Story
  • D.P.
  • Report on the Barnhouse Effect
  • The Euphio Question
  • Go Back to Your Precious Wife and Son
  • Deer in the Works
  • The Lie
  • Unready to Wear
  • The Kid Nobody Could Handle
  • The Manned Missiles
  • Epicac
  • Adam
  • Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow
  • Building the Monkey House == Gregory D. Sumner
 
Nonfiction, 393 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
Dial - 2014 - ISBN: 0812993608 / 9780812993608  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025609 $18.00
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #05: The Devil's Cave
It's spring in the French town of St. Denis, and a dead woman has been found floating in a boat on the river. Evidence suggests the occult may be involved. As questions mount, Bruno and his colleagues draw closer to a showdown in the place the locals call the Devil's Cave.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage - 2014 - ISBN: 0345804791 / 9780345804792  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025652 $16.00
Weber, David / BuNine  
Honorverse: House of Steel: The Honorverse Companion
A new short Honorverse novel by Weber, plus a compendium of tech, specs, history, and backstory.  
Nonfiction, 762 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC/Trade PB  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 147673643X / 9781476736433  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025992 $7.99
Wells, Martha  
Emilie #2: Emilie and the Sky World
Ages 12 and up. Young adventurer Emilie and her patron discover a ship from a different aetheric realm. Emilie must find out if they are friend or foe, and face the even greater dangers which follow fast on the ship's trail.  
Novel, 313 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Strange Chemistry - 2014 - ISBN: 1908844523 / 9781908844521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025663 $9.99
Wilcox, John  
Starshine
1914: British forces are trying to hold off the Germans in France. Jim Hickman and Bertie Murphy are plunged into this nightmare. Jim receives honor after honor, while Bertie sinks into depression. Back home, the girl they both love will have to choose between them - if they ever come back alive.  
Novel, 441 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749012994 / 9780749012991  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024737 $16.95
Williams, Timothy  
Anne Marie Laveaud #1: Another Sun
Newly assigned to the island of Guadeloupe, French-born judge Anne Marie Laveaud is called in to make a ruling on a seemingly open-and-shut murder case. She must navigate the unfamiliar Caribbean justice system to confirm her suspicions that all is not as it seems.  
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616953632 / 9781616953638  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025600 $9.99
Willis, Connie  
The Best of Connie Willis
Collects all her Hugo and Nebula Award-winning short fiction, plus an afterword from the author for each piece.
    Contents
  • A Letter from the Clearys
  • At the Rialto
  • Death on the Nile
  • The Soul Selects Her Own Society
  • Fire Watch
  • Inside Job
  • Even the Queen
  • The Winds of Marble Arch
  • All Seated on the Ground
  • The Last of the Winnebagos
  • Editor's Note
  • 2006 Worldcon Guest of Honor Speech
  • Grand Master Backup Speech (never delivered)
  • Grand Master Acceptance Speech
 
Collection, 475 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Del Rey - 2014 - ISBN: 0345540662 / 9780345540669  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025627 $18.00
Wingrove, David  
Chung Kuo Recast #07: The Broken Wheel
2207: Chung Kuo's stasis is falling apart. The Seven's dominance is threatened by terrorist attacks as the War of Two Directions intensifies. Howard DeVore is masterminding the atrocities, but how can they hunt down a man who seems to be invulnerable? Scientific genius Kim Ward is attacked by a group of assassins bent on destroying his work. And rich young American rebels intend to create change at any price.  
Novel, 339 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Corvus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0857898213 / 9780857898210  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025940 $15.95
Winspear, Jacqueline  
Maisie Dobbs #10: Leaving Everything Most Loved
London, 1933: Two month after an Indian immigrant's body was found in a London canal, the woman's brother arrives in England, and asks Maisie to discover the truth about the death.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2014 - ISBN: 0062049615 / 9780062049612  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025245 $15.99
Wood, Jonathan  
Arthur Wallace #1: No Hero
Oxford detective Arthur Wallace is a good cop, but prefers that action and heroics remain on the movie screen, safely performed by professionals. Then MI12 comes calling, hoping to recruit Arthur for their struggle against tentacled horrors from another dimension. Can an everyman stand against sanity-ripping cosmic horrors?  
Novel, 380 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 Trade PB  
Titan - 2014 - ISBN: 1781168067 / 9781781168066  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025691 $7.99
Worra, Bryan Thao  
Demonstra: A Poetry Collection
Poems about monsters.  
Collection, 168 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Innsmouth Free Press - 2013 - ISBN: 0991675975 / 9780991675975  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026144 $9.99


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