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Yesterday's Kin

by Nancy Kress Tachyon Publications (September 09, 2014)

Aliens have landed in New York. After several months of no explanations, they finally reveal the reason for their arrival. The news is not good.

Geneticist Marianne Jenner is having a career breakthrough, yet...

Shambling Towards Hiroshima

by James Morrow Tachyon Publications (January 12, 2009)

2010 Sturgeon Award winner

Nebula and Hugo Award nominee

It is the early summer of 1945, and war reigns in the Pacific Rim with no end in sight. Back in the States, Hollywood B-movie star Syms Thorley lives in...

The Secret City

by Carol Emshwiller Tachyon Publications (March 12, 2007)

The Secret City is a proud enclave carved in stone. Hidden high in a mountain range, it is a worn citadel protecting a lost culture. It harbors a handful of aliens stranded on Earth, waiting for rescue and running...

The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2

by Stephen King, Charles de Lint, Paolo Bacigalupi & Jane Yolen et al. Tachyon Publications (June 23, 2014)

A mutant baby goes on a rampage through Central Park. An immigrant reveals secrets in the folds of a perfect gift. Lucky Cats extend their virtual paws to salute a generous revolution. The Internet invades a...

The Madonna and the Starship

by James Morrow Tachyon Publications (May 19, 2014)

New York City, 1953. The golden age of television, when most programs were broadcast live. Young Kurt Jastrow, a full-time TV writer and occasional actor, is about to have a close encounter of the apocalyptic...

After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall

by Nancy Kress Tachyon Publications (May 01, 2013)

2012 Nebula Award Winner

2012 Locus Award Winner

2013 Hugo Nominee

2013 Sturgeon Award Nominee

In the year 2035, all that is left of humanity lives in the Shell.

No one knows why the Tesslies attacked in 2014, devastated...

Reading the Bones

by Sheila Finch Tachyon Publications (September 12, 2003)

This skillful and entertaining exploration of language and cross-cultural communication presents a portrait of sentient beings in the midst of discovering written language. The Xenolinguists are a guild of alien-language...

The Apes of Wrath

by Richard Klaw & Rupert Wyatt Tachyon Publications (January 08, 2013)

In the Rue Morgue, the jungles of Tarzan, the fables of Aesop, and outer space, the apes in these seventeen fantastic tales boldly go where humans dare not. With a foreword from the director of Rise of the Planet...


by Nancy Kress Tachyon Publications (July 01, 2008)

The threat of terrorism and biological warfare become all too real in this riveting thriller when the danger comes from a family's most cherished pets. Tessa Sanderson, ex-FBI agent, has moved to a sleepy Maryland...

The Roberts

by Michael Blumlein Tachyon Publications (December 01, 2011)

Robert Fairchild is a genius.

He is also lonely.

Dubbed “the one-eyed architect,” Robert and his innovative buildings are praised to the skies. Suddenly his masterpiece, a dome made from a living membrane,...

The People's Republic of Everything

by Nick Mamatas & Jeffrey Ford Tachyon Publications (August 29, 2018)

“[Mamatas] is the People's Commissar of Awesome.”

—China Miéville, author of Embassytown

Welcome to the People's Republic of Everything—of course, you've been here for a long time already. Make yourself...

The Freeze-Frame Revolution

by Peter Watts Tachyon Publications (June 12, 2018)

She believed in the mission with all her heart.

But that was sixty million years ago.

How do you stage a mutiny when you're only awake one day in a million? How do you conspire when your tiny handful of potential...


by Jo Walton Tachyon Publications (January 23, 2018)

  • Author has lifetime sales of over 175K in U.S., U.K., and Canada
  • Sales of author's breakout novel, Among Others, exceed 50K over all channels
  • Collection includes first print publication of multiple stories and...

  • Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology

    by James Patrick Kelly & John Kessel Tachyon Publications (October 01, 2007)

    Following the rapid evolution of cyberpunk from Bruce Sterling and William Gibson into the current millennium, this vivid anthology welcomes a new generation of exciting writers to take the genre in new and unexpected...

    Stable Strategies and Others

    by Eileen Gunn, William Gibson & Howard Waldrop Tachyon Publications (February 01, 2012)

    This collection of tightly crafted, highly imaginative short stories employs surrealist, satirical, and fantastical devices to explore politics, class, and gender. From creatively homicidal bioengineering to...

    The Good Humor Man

    by Andrew Fox Tachyon Publications (April 15, 2009)

    In this satiric romp inspired by Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, set in 2041, government-sanctioned vigilantes—the Good Humor Men—ruthlessly patrol the streets, immolating all fattening food products as illegal...

    Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded

    by Ann VanderMeer & Jeff Vandermeer Tachyon Publications (November 15, 2010)

    Gentle Readers, after the outraged letters following our first volume, I would be remiss not to warn you. The handsome tome of classic and original fiction, nonfiction, and illustrations is perhaps even more...

    Flaming Zeppelins: The Adventures of Ned the Seal

    by Joe R Lansdale Tachyon Publications (October 25, 2010)

    What do the disembodied head of Buffalo Bill Cody, Annie Oakley, Frankenstein, the Tin Man, Captain Nemo, the Flying Dutchman, and the inestimable Ned the Seal have in common? Find out as they embark upon a...

    The New Voices of Fantasy

    by Eugene Fisher, Brooke Bolander, Maria Dahvana Headley & Ben Loory et al. Tachyon Publications (August 08, 2017)

    Ready for the next big thing?

    The New Voice of Fantasy spotlights nineteen breakout writers who are reinventing fantasy right now. Usman T. Malik, Sofia Samatar, Eugene Fischer, E. Lily Yu, Ben Loory, Maria Dahvana...

    Asylum of Dr. Caligari, The

    by James Morrow Tachyon Publications (May 30, 2017)

  • Will appeal to fans of science fiction TV and movies as referenced in The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

  • Will appeal to fans of Morrow's satires, including the Godhead Trilogy

  • Morrow won a Sturgeon Award for his previous...

  • Falling in Love with Hominids

    by Nalo Hopkinson Tachyon Publications (July 20, 2015)

    An alluring new collection from the author of the New York Times Notable Book, Midnight Robber

    Nalo Hopkinson (Brown Girl in the Ring, The Salt Roads, Sister Mine) is an internationally-beloved storyteller. Hailed...

    Invaders: 22 Tales from the Outer Limits of Literature

    by W. P. Kinsella, Jim Shepard, Steven Millhauser & Amiri Baraka et al. Tachyon Publications (June 20, 2016)

    The invasion of the future has begun.

    Literary legends including Steven Millhauser, Junot Diáz, Amiri Baraka, and Katharine Dunn have attacked the borders of the every day. Like time traveling mad-scientists,...

    Central Station

    by Lavie Tidhar Tachyon Publications (May 10, 2016)

    A worldwide diaspora has left a quarter of a million people at the foot of a space station. Cultures collide in real life and virtual reality. The city is literally a weed, its growth left unchecked. Life is...

    Slipping: Stories, Essays, & Other Writing

    by Lauren Beukes Tachyon Publications (November 29, 2016)

    A Punk Lolita fighter-pilot rescues Tokyo from a marauding art installation. A young architect’s life is derailed by an inquisitive girl who happens to be a ghost. Loyalty to a favorite product can be addictive...

    Deadman's Crossing

    by Joe R. Lansdale Tachyon Publications (July 12, 2012)

    Deadwood meets The Walking Dead in this wild and profane Western romp featuring zombies, werewolves, killer bees, and one pissed-off gun-slinging preacher.

    The Wild West has never seen the likes of Reverend Jebidiah...

    Super Stories of Heroes & Villains

    by Claude Lalumière Tachyon Publications (July 16, 2013)

    George R. R. Martin’s Wild Cards rampage through unrecorded history! Mike Mignola’s Hellboy battles the fiendish Nuckelavee! Can Camille Alexa’s Pinktastic prevent the end of the world? Will Jonathan Lethem’s...

    Pirate Utopia

    by Bruce Sterling, Christopher Brown, Rick Klaw & Warren Ellis et al. Tachyon Publications (October 17, 2016)

    Original introduction by Warren Ellis, author of Transmetropolitan and Gun Machine

    Who are these bold rebels pillaging their European neighbors in the name of revolution? The Futurists! Utopian pirate-warriors...

    Slow Bullets

    by Alastair Reynolds Tachyon Publications (May 18, 2015)

    From the author of the Revelation Space series comes an interstellar adventure of war, identity, betrayal, and the preservation of civilization itself.

    A vast conflict, one that has encompassed hundreds of worlds...