Hugo/Nebula Award winner Paolo Bacigalupi (The Drowned Cities) and Hugo/Nebula nominee N.K. Jemisin (The Killing Moon) will be in conversation with fellow sci-fi writer K. Tempest Bradford on their new books, world-building, the writing life, and more. Bacigalupi is the author of The Windup Girl and Shipbreaker, both of which are perennial staff picks at WORD. Jemisin is a recent discovery of ours but no less beloved -- The Killing Moon, first in her new Dreamblood duo, has been the topic of effusive and adoring emails between several staffers.
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Soldier boys emerged from the darkness. Guns gleamed dully. Bullet bandoliers and scars draped their bare chests. Ugly brands scored their faces. She knew why these soldier boys had come. She knew what they sought, and she knew, too, that if they found it, her best friend would surely die.$16.99ISBN: 9780316187282Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: Orbit - May 2012
The city burned beneath the Dreaming Moon.
In the ancient city-state of Gujaareh, peace is the only law. Upon its rooftops and amongst the shadows of its cobbled streets wait the Gatherers - the keepers of this peace. Priests of the dream-goddess, their duty is to harvest the magic of the sleeping mind and use it to heal, soothe . . . and kill those judged corrupt.