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Eastercon additions to the library

One of the delights of a big con like Eastercon is the dealers' room. This year's con Seacon had an excellent selection of dealers and books. Along with the wonder that is the BSFA tombola (5 tickets for £1, and an excellent chance of winning)...

So what were this year's selections from the new and the old on the many stands?

John Courtney Grimwood - Felaheen (The Third Arabesk)
Linda Nagata - Memory
Paul Di Filippo - A Mouthful Of Tongues (Her Totipotent Tropicana) **
Bryan Cholfin (ed.) - The Best Of Crank!
Dick Jude - Fantasy Art Masters
Tom Arden - Shadow Black ** %
Arthur C. Clarke - The Collected Stories %
Colin Greenland - Finding Helen
Dan Simmons - Darwin's Blade
Sean McMullen - The Centurion's Empire
Justina Robson - Silver Screen
Jessica Rydill - Children Of The Shaman
Robert Asprin - Myth-ing Persons/Little Myth Marker
James Lovegrove - How The Other Half Lives
Graham Joyce - Leningrad Nights
Adam Roberts - On
David Zindell - The Silver Sword (The Lightstone 2) %
David Farland - The Sum Of All Men (The Runelords 1) ***
Cathy and Arnie Fenner (ed.) - Spectrum 9
Justina Robson - Natural History
Jeffrey E. Barlough - The House In The High Wood
Harry Turtledove - Blood and Iron (American Empire 1)
Poul Anderson - Going For Infinity %
M. John Harrison - Things That Never Happen **
Greg Bear - The Collected Stories
Katharine Kerr - Snare *
Timothy Zahn - Dragon And Thief *
Ken Hollings - Destroy All Monsters ** %
Kevin J. Anderson - Hidden Empire (The Saga Of Seven Suns 1) * %
Vernor Vinge and James Frenkel (ed.) - True Names and The Opening Of The Cyberspace Frontier *

* indicates a proof copy
** indicates small press
*** free book in the con bag (you think I'd have bought this!)
% won on the BSFA tombola

Twenty nine books in total (of which nine were hardcovers, ten were trades, and two oversize). Good job I'd taken the car...

(Oh, and if the numbers don't seem to tally, that's because one of the books was a compilation of two PS Publishing novellas, and I have entered them on the main list seperately...)


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Apr. 22nd, 2003 05:14 am (UTC)
Ahh! I'm in pain!
You got a copy of Felaheen! It hurts, it hurts! (I forgot to ask Nojay or Andrew to bring one back for me!)
Apr. 22nd, 2003 05:17 am (UTC)
Re: Ahh! I'm in pain!
It was the last one... mid afternoon on Friday...
Apr. 22nd, 2003 08:44 am (UTC)
Adam Roberts - On

Have you read anything else by him? I don't recall seeing a review appear at any time. On really isn't the one I'd recommend, though.

one of the books was a compilation of two PS Publishing novellas

I did wonder briefly why they weren't marked as small press, and then read this. All is clear.
Apr. 22nd, 2003 09:05 am (UTC)
To be honest, I really disliked Salt. So this is a "benefit of the doubt book"...
Apr. 22nd, 2003 05:02 pm (UTC)
Ah. Well, best of luck with that, then...
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