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The Art Of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, The Words Behind World-Building

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The Art Of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, The Words...

David J. Peterson

Reference » Writing Guide; Reference » SF Reference; Reference » Writing Guide; Fantasy » Fantasy Reference

Paperback

From language creator David J. Peterson comes a creative gui de to language constructio, offering an overview of language... [more]

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Zombie Combat Field Guide

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Zombie Combat Field Guide

Roger Ma

Horror » Zombie; Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

The Institute for Undead Combat Studies has created this essential field handbook to help combatants of the walking dead hone... [more]

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Impossible Worlds: A 50 Year Treasury of Art and Design (Doctor Who)

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Impossible Worlds: A 50 Year Treasury of Art and Design (Doctor Who)

Stephen Nicholas, Mike Tucker

Doctor Who » Dr Who Reference; Fantasy » Mythological Creatures, People & Places; Media » Filmography; Media » Special Effects; Reference » SF Reference; Science Fiction » Science; Science Fiction » Space; Science Fiction » Aliens; Fantasy » Monsters

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Discover how the designers work with the costume, make-up and special effects teams to produce the alien worlds, and how the... [more]

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Book of the Dead: Complete History of Zombie Cinema

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Book of the Dead: Complete History of Zombie Cinema

Jamie Russell

Media » Filmography; Media » Other Film, TV & Media; Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

Zombies have terrified audiences for over a century. From the earliest chillers such as I Walked with a Zombie to the Brad... [more]

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Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams

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Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams

Jem Roberts

Reference » SF Reference; Reference » Biographical

Paperback

Tells the story of Douglas Adams' explosive but agonizingly constructed fictional universe, from his initial inspirations... [more]

$35.00

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Tolkien On Fairy-Stories

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Tolkien On Fairy-Stories

Verlyn Flieger, Douglas A. Anderson

Fantasy » Fairies; Reference » Essays; Fantasy » Fantasy Reference

Paperback

A new expanded edition of Tolkien's most famous, and most important essay, which defined his conception of fantasy as a literary... [more]

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Vampires: A Hunter's Guide

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Vampires: A Hunter's Guide

Steve White, Mark McKenzie-Ray

Horror » Vampire; Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

For centuries, vampires have lurked in the shadows, preying upon the weak and defenseless. Now, with world population centers... [more]

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Vintage Visions

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Vintage Visions

Arthur B. Evans

Reference » SF Reference; Reference » Essays; Reference » Literary Criticism

Hardback

Top scholars investigate the nature and variety of early science fiction [more]

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary

J. R. R. Tolkien

Fantasy » Norse; Fantasy » Heroic; Reference » Literary Criticism; Fantasy » Fantasy Reference

Hardback

The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work, very distinctive in its mode, completed in 1926: he returned... [more]

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New Dimensions of Doctor Who: Adventures in Space Time and Television

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New Dimensions of Doctor Who: Adventures in Space Time and Television

David Mellor

Doctor Who » Dr Who Reference; Media » Media Reference; Media » Other Film, TV & Media; Reference » SF Reference; Science Fiction » Science; Science Fiction » Space; Science Fiction » Aliens; Science Fiction » Time Travel; Fantasy » Monsters

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New Dimensions of Doctor Who brings together experts on the Doctors, on... [more]

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World War Z: The Art of the Film

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World War Z: The Art of the Film

Titan Books

Media » Filmography; Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

World War Z is a film starring Brad Pitt. This illustrated companion to the movie features a wealth of production art, design... [more]

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The Roving Mind

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The Roving Mind

Isaac Asimov

Reference » Biographical; Reference » Essays

Paperback

Presents a collection of essays that reflect the author's skill in disseminating knowledge from across the spectrum of human... [more]

$36.99

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The Cult Of Alien Gods

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The Cult Of Alien Gods

Jason Colavito

Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

Nearly half of all Americans believe in existence of extraterrestrials, and many are also convinced that aliens have visited... [more]

$34.99

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House of Steel (Honorverse Companion)

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House of Steel (Honorverse Companion)

David Weber

Reference » SF Reference; Science Fiction » Space; Science Fiction » Space Opera

Paperback

Features orbital characteristics of key planets, regimental orders of the Royal Navy, backstory on the history and drama of... [more]

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Enders World (Literary study)

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Enders World (Literary study)

Janis Ian, Aaron Johnston, Mary Robinette Kowal, Neal Shusterman

Reference » SF Reference; Reference » Literary Criticism; Science Fiction » Military

Paperback

Orson Scott Card edits this collection of SFF and YA writers, military strategists, and more on Ender's Game [more]

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Beyond Ai

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Beyond Ai

J. Storrs Hall

Reference » SF Reference

Hardback

Reviews the history of AI and discusses some of the roadblocks that the field has overcome. Weaving disparate threads together... [more]

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Some Remarks: Essays and Other Writing

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Some Remarks: Essays and Other Writing

Neal Stephenson

Reference » Essays

Hardback

A collection of essays from NYT best selling author, will include his recent Innovation Starvation; where he calls for SF... [more]

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Where No Man has Gone Before: Essays on Women and Science Fiction

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Where No Man has Gone Before: Essays on Women and Science Fiction

Lucie Armitt (University of Lincoln, UK)

Reference » Essays; Reference » Literary Criticism

Hardback

From Mary Shelley onwards, women writers have played a central role in the shaping and reshaping of the science fiction genre,... [more]

$221.00

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Surfing the Gnarl

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Surfing the Gnarl

Rudy Rucker

Reference » SF Reference

Paperback

Plus 'The men in the back room at the country club' and 'Rapture in space' and 'Load on the miracles and keep a straight face'... [more]

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Green Suns and Faerie: Essays on J. R. R. Tolkien

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Green Suns and Faerie: Essays on J. R. R. Tolkien

Verlyn Flieger

Reference » Biographical; Reference » Essays

Paperback

With the release of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy and forthcoming film version of The Hobbit, J. R.... [more]

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The Emergence of Latin American Science Fiction

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The Emergence of Latin American Science Fiction

Rachel Haywood Ferreira

Reference » Literary Criticism

Paperback

A fantastic voyage through the early science fiction of Latin America [more]

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It's Been A Good Life

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It's Been A Good Life

Janet J. Asimov, Isaac Asimov

Reference » Biographical

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As one of the most gifted and prolific writers of the twentieth century, Isaac Asimov became legendary for his talent for... [more]

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Time Unincorporated Vol 3: Writings on the Classic Series (Doctor Who Fanzine Ar

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Time Unincorporated Vol 3: Writings on the Classic Series (Doctor Who Fanzine...

Graeme Burk, Robert Smith (University of Oxford)

Doctor Who » Dr Who Reference; Media » Other Film, TV & Media; Reference » Essays; Science Fiction » Science; Science Fiction » Space; Science Fiction » Aliens; Science Fiction » Time Travel; Doctor Who » Eighth Doctor; Doctor Who » Ninth Doctor; Doctor Who » Tenth Doctor; Doctor Who » Eleventh Doctor

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In Time, Unincorporated, the best essays and commentary from a range of Doctor Who fanzines are collected and made available... [more]

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Sense of Wonder

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Sense of Wonder

Louis McMaster Bujold, Orson Scott Card

Reference » Literary Criticism

Paperback

SENSE OF WONDER is a broad, inexpensive, single-volume anthology designed to give students a sense both of literature and... [more]

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The Lesbian Fantastic: A Critical Study of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal and Gothic Writings

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The Lesbian Fantastic: A Critical Study of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal...

Phyllis M. Betz

Reference » SF Reference

Paperback

Examines how lesbian authors have used the structures and conventions of science fiction to embody characters, relationships... [more]

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