The New Weird

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Tachyon, Feb 1, 2008 - Fiction - 414 pages
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This avant-garde anthology that presents and defines the New Weird—a hip, stylistic fiction that evokes the gritty exuberance of pulp novels and dime-store comic books—creates a new literature that is entirely unprecedented and utterly compelling. Assembling an array of talent, this collection includes contributions from visionaries Michael Moorcock and China Miéville, modern icon Clive Barker, and audacious new talents Hal Duncan, Jeffrey Ford, and Sarah Monette. An essential snapshot of a vibrant movement in popular fiction, this anthology also features critical writings from authors, theorists, and international editors as well as witty selections from online debates.

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User Review  - Eddie - Goodreads

There were a few interesting stories, but not enough to say I really enjoyed the book. On the whole, the stories were just weird for the sake of being weird. No direction, no plot... most just seemed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Toolshed - Goodreads

So, here goes: “The New Weird: 'It's Alive?'”, Jeff VanderMeer - 5 Stimuli M. John Harrison, “The Luck in the Head” - 4.5 - the almost-perfect story with the most intriguing, disturbing and elaborate ... Read full review


The Luck in the Head M John Harrison
In the Hills the Cities Clive Barker
Crossing into Cambodia Michael Moorcock

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Ann VanderMeer is the award-winning publisher and editor of Buzzcity Press. Jeff VanderMeer is the coauthor of The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases and the founder and coeditor of the Ministry of Whimsy Press. He is a two-time winner of the World Fantasy Award and a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award, the British Fantasy Award, the Hugo Award, and the International Horror Guild Award. They live in Tallahassee, Florida.

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