Books by Ellen Kushner

Ellen Kushner unites her talents as writer, producer, and storyteller in her role as host of WGBH Radio's remarkable series, Sound & Spirit. Bringing an intellectual openness, a keen ear, a lush voice and a genuine enthusiasm to each show, Kushner has def


FICTION
Released: May 24, 2011

Bordertown: where the human and faerie worlds intersect, a place populated by runaways and the lost, powered by an unreliable mix of magic and technology.

Thirteen years ago, the way to this shared world was closed after four anthologies (The Essential Bordertown, 1998, etc.) and three novels (Elsewhere, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

THE GOLDEN DREYDL by Ellen Kushner
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: July 1, 2007

It's the winter holiday season and Sara, who longs for strings of twinkling lights and a glittery Christmas tree, is jealous of her Christian friends' traditions. Read full book review >

THE FALL OF THE KINGS by Ellen Kushner
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 5, 2002

Sequel to 1987's Swordspoint: A Melodrama of Manners, a tale set in an imaginary city that Kushner herself described as "not-quite-equal parts of Elizabethan London, 18th-century Paris, a dash of Regency of both, and even a little New York . . . . Read full book review >