Classic Reprints, July

Barnes, John : Gaudeamus
(Tor 978-0765311986, $15.99, 320pp, trade paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781429970624

(First edition: Tor, November 2004)

10th-anniversary edition of SF novel about a machine that makes possible both teleportation and time travel, in which the author is a character.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.
• It was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 2005.
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* Brunner, John : SF Gateway Omnibus: The Sheep Look Up, The Shockwave Rider, The Traveller in Black
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 9780575101883, £20, trade paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 17 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473202061

Omnibus of two novels and a collection of linked stories, first published in 1972, 1975, and 1971 respectively.
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Dick, Philip K. : Voices from the Street
(Orion/Gollancz 978-0575132719, $9.99, 304pp, trade paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 10 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575132856

(First edition: Tor, January 2007)

Associational “American realist” novel, not SF, written in the early ’50s but not published until 2007. It’s about a radio-electronics salesman in 1950s Oakland, and his descent into depression and madness.
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Price, Robert M., ed. : Acolytes of Cthulhu
(Titan 978-1781165263, $14.95, 469pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014

(First edition: Fedogan & Bremer, March 2000)

Anthology of 28 previously published stories inspired by H.P. Lovecraft.
• Authors include Neil Gaiman, Manly Wade Wellman, Edmond Hamilton, Jorge Luis Borges, and S.T. Joshi.
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Tiptree, James, Jr. : Her Smoke Rose Up Forever
(Orion/Gollancz 978-1473203242, $9.99, 544pp, trade paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 10 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473203259

(First edition: Arkham House, June 1990)

Collection of 18 stories, including “The Screwfly Solution”, “The Women Men Don’t See”, “Houston, Houston, Do You Read?”, “Love Is the Plan the Plan is Death”, and the title story.
• This edition is a volume in Gollancz’ SF Masterworks series, and has introductions by Graham Sleight and John Clute.
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* Van Gelder, Gordon, ed. : The Very Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Volume 2
(Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-163-3, $15.95, 432pp, trade paperback, July 2014, cover art Thomas Canty)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 15 Jul 2014

Anthology of 27 stories first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, from Jack Finney’s “The Third Level” in 1950 to Ken Liu’s “The Paper Menagerie” in 2011.
• Michael Dirda provides an introduction.
• It follows Van Gelder’s “60th Anniversary” first volume published in 2009.
• Tachyon’s site has this page for the book, with the complete table of contents.
• The Publishers Weekly review says the book provides “a demonstration of the magazine’s evolution over six decades.”

(Sat 21 Jun 2014)
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* Williamson, Jack : SF Gateway Omnibus: The Legion of Space, The Humanoids, Terraforming Earth, Wonder’s Child
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 9780575132030, £20, 832pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 26 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473203235

Omnibus of three novels and an autobiography, first published in 1947, 1949, 2001, and 1984 respectively.
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