Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting

By Ann Hood

“In this attractive anthology, Sue Grafton, Barbara Kingsolver, and different authors move public with their ardour for knitting.”―People journal, 4 stars

“The notable selection of writers right here have contributed essays that remember knitting and knitters. They proportion their knitting triumphs and failures in addition to their existence triumphs and mess ups. . . . those essays will holiday your center. they are going to have you ever giggling out loud.”―Ann Hood, from the creation

Why does knitting occupy a spot within the hearts of such a lot of writers? What’s so magical and transformative approximately yarn and needles? How does knitting support us get via life-changing occasions and encourage pleasure? In Knitting Yarns, twenty-seven writers inform tales approximately how knitting healed, challenged, or helped them to develop. Barbara Kingsolver describes sheering a sheep for yarn. Elizabeth Berg writes approximately her frustration at failing to knit. Ann Patchett strains her existence via her knitting, writing concerning the shawl that knits jointly the ladies she’s enjoyed and misplaced. Knitting a Christmas present for his blind aunt helped Andre Dubus III knit an figuring out along with his female friend. Kaylie Jones unearths the girl who used knitting to assist elevate her in France and heals previous wounds. Sue Grafton writes approximately her ardour for knitting. additionally incorporated are 5 unique knitting styles created by way of Helen Bingham.

Poignant, humorous, and relocating, Knitting Yarns is bound to please knitting lovers and fans of literature alike.

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Nebula Awards Showcase 2004

Provided through the participants of the technological know-how Fiction and fable Writers of America(r), the Nebula Awards honor the extreme paintings of these authors whose tales provide clean views at the style. that includes the year's most sensible, the Nebula Awards show off is an annual culture bringing readers the best technological know-how fiction from modern day most useful authors.

This year's winners contain New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman, Richard Chwedyk, Carol Emshwiller, and Ted Chiang.

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Damaged Worlds: A Multi-Author Dystopian Science Fiction Boxed Set Rejecting "This is for your own good..."

By Louise Marley, Cecilia Tan, Cat Rambo, Janine A. Southard

Broken Worlds: A Multi-Author Dystopian technology Fiction Boxed Set Rejecting “This is to your personal good...”

Five books. 4 award-winning authors. a number of worlds the place society has run amuck—whether through its personal layout or through terrible coincidence.

These novels and novellas comprise experience, tune, and small triumphs in risky worlds.

Over 8 hundred pages of epic analyzing watch for! allow the adventures commence.


The Glass Harmonica–Endeavour Award-Winning Novel by way of LOUISE MARLEY–Street musician Eilish Eam survives on counsel and applause in 1761 London, till she meets Benjamin Franklin. 200 years later, in a Seattle “cleansed” of poverty, one other musician has visions of this woman from over again, a woman who turns out to have anything to coach her.

A Seed at the Wind–Novella by means of global fable unique Award-Winning writer CAT RAMBO–In an Abyss that is going ceaselessly downward, invoice might locate the private abyss is his personal middle. while he comes right into a bit of cash, and many misplaced time, he discovers the most unlikely Abyss. Any misstep might ship him falling, falling, falling...

Queen & Commander–IPPY Award-Winning Novel (Science Fiction eBooks) by way of JANINE A. SOUTHARD–In a global the place try rankings make certain their destiny, six scholars insurgent. In a questionably received spaceship, they run from society... and into the palms of a fair extra risky plot.

BONUS! Hive & Heist–Book 2 of the Hive Queen Saga through JANINE A. SOUTHARD–Directly after the occasions of QUEEN & COMMANDER, and much from domestic, the ship’s group are stranded. in the event that they ever wish to go away, they have to thieve again what was theirs. And one way or the other do it with out provoking their in basic terms pal, an American famous person Ranger.

In Silver A–Best of soppy SF-Winning Novella (Honorable point out) by way of CECILIA TAN–In a balkanized destiny the US, technocrats rule the western city-states. To the hundreds scrounging for survival within the Fringe, the yank Dream is a nightmare. Tato and Marco lengthy for the security and safety that citizenship grants, however the fee could be too excessive.

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Twelve Tomorrows - Visionary stories of the near future inspired by today's technologies

Encouraged through the real-life breakthroughs lined within the pages of MIT expertise overview, popular writers Brian W. Aldiss, David Brin, and Greg Egan subscribe to the most popular rising authors from all over the world to ascertain the way forward for the web, biotechnology, computing, and extra. This assortment positive factors 12 all-new tales, an specific interview with technology fiction legend Neal Stephenson, and a full-color gallery of paintings by way of technological know-how Fiction corridor of Famer Richard Powers.

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The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13

Quantity thirteen - fortunate for horror fanatics! This award-winning anthology sequence has now reached its 13th wonderful quantity and to mark the development, Steve Jones has selected merely the superior brief tales and novellas via today's best exponents of the horror style. members to this quantity contain: Gala Blau, Ramsey Campbell, Dennis Etchison, Charles furnish, Glen Hirshberg, Chico Kidd, Nancy Kilpatrick, Paul J. McAuley, Conrad Williams. additionally that includes the main accomplished evaluate of the 12 months, a desirable necrology and a listing of valuable contacts, this is often the single ebook that each one fanatics of the supernatural and mental terror will wish on their cabinets.

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The 30th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack: 14 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Roger Dee (Golden Age of SF Megapack, Book 30)

By Roger Dee

The Golden Age of technological know-how Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technological know-how fiction writers who may possibly rather be forgotten.

Roger Dee was once the pseudonym of Roger D. Aycock (6 December 1914 - five April 2004), an American writer who wrote basically technological know-how fiction. His stories have been constantly good written, smart, and exciting, and this option of thirteen tales is ordinary of his work.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of booklet anthologies has proved to be one in every of our hottest endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally supply them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we maintain getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place particularly credited) are a bunch attempt. all people at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and lots of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

• “Wailing Wall” initially seemed in Galaxy technology Fiction, July 1952.
• “Pet Farm” initially seemed in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, February 1954.
• “Control Group” initially seemed in Amazing technological know-how Fiction Stories, January 1960.
• “Ultimatum” initially seemed in Planet Stories, Spring 1950.
• “Clean Break” initially seemed in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, November 1953.
• “The Anglers of Arz” initially seemed in If Worlds of technology Fiction, January 1953.
• “Assignment’s End” initially seemed in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, December 1954.
• “Problem on Balak” initially seemed in Galaxy technology Fiction, September 1953.
• “The Wheel Is Death” initially seemed in Planet Stories, Fall 1949.
• “Today Is Forever” initially seemed in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, September 1952.
• “To bear in mind Charlie By” initially seemed in Fantastic Universe, March 1954.
• “Traders Risk” initially seemed in Galaxy technology Fiction, February 1958.
• “Rough Beast” initially seemed in Analog, March 1962.

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