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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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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]

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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]

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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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Reflections

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Reflections

Diana Wynne Jones

Reference » Writing Guide

Hardback

Diana Wynne Jones is best-known for her novels and stories - of magical fantasy - written mainly for children. [more]

$69.99

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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]

$49.99

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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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The Twisted Worlds of Philip K. Dick: A Reading of Twenty Ontologically Uncertain Novels

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The Twisted Worlds of Philip K. Dick: A Reading of Twenty Ontologically...

Umberto Rossi

Reference » SF Reference

Paperback

This book examines Philip K. Dick's writing through the lens of ontological uncertainty, providing a comparative map of his... [more]

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Cult Telefantasy Series: A Critical Analysis

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Cult Telefantasy Series: A Critical Analysis

Sue Short

Doctor Who » Dr Who Reference; Media » Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Media » Media Reference; Media » Other Film, TV & Media; Media » X Files; Reference » Literary Criticism; Reference » SF Reference; Reference » Literary Criticism; Star Trek » Reference

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From The Prisoner in the 1960s to the more recent Heroes and Lost, a group of television series with strong elements of fantasy... [more]

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The UFO Diaries: Travels in the Weird World of High Strangeness

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The UFO Diaries: Travels in the Weird World of High Strangeness

Martin Plowman

Reference » SF Reference

Paperback

Martin Plowman made headlines when he gained a PhD for his studies of Ufology. Here, Martin tells the story of his journey... [more]

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Doctors Whos Who: The Story Behind Every Face of the Iconic Time Lord

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Doctors Whos Who: The Story Behind Every Face of the Iconic Time Lord

Craig Cabell

Doctor Who » Dr Who Reference; Media » Other Film, TV & Media; Reference » Biographical; Doctor Who » First Doctor; Doctor Who » Second Doctor; Doctor Who » Third Doctor; Doctor Who » Fourth Doctor; Doctor Who » Fifth Doctor; Doctor Who » Sixth Doctor; Doctor Who » Seventh Doctor; Doctor Who » Eighth Doctor; Doctor Who » Ninth Doctor; Doctor Who » Tenth Doctor; Doctor Who » Eleventh Doctor

Hardback

Bizarre facts are explained and the lives and careers of each Doctor are put under the spotlight and given the credit they... [more]

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Bite: A Vampire Handbook

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Bite: A Vampire Handbook

Kevin Jackson

Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

Master! Dripping with facts, stories, lists and trivia, Bite is the indispensable companion to the age of the vampire. It's... [more]

$19.99

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A Field Guide to Demons, Vampires, Fallen Angels: and Other Subversive Spirits

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A Field Guide to Demons, Vampires, Fallen Angels: and Other Subversive Spirits...

Carol Mack, Dinah Mack

Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

A guide that helps you navigate the shadowy realms of the subversive spirits such as werewolves, vampires, angels, zombies,... [more]

$22.99

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Search for Philip K Dick

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Search for Philip K Dick

Anne R. Dick

Reference » Biographical

Paperback

Brilliant and charismatic, Philip K. Dick was known as a loyal friend, father, and husband, as well as a talented science... [more]

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The Code of the Zombie Pirate: How to Become an Undead Master of the High Seas

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The Code of the Zombie Pirate: How to Become an Undead Master of the High...

Scott Kenemore

Fantasy » Humorous; Horror » Undead; Horror » Zombie; Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

Yet another brilliant entry in Kenemore's zombie canon. [more]

$22.99

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