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KING OF THE CITY by Michael Moorcock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"One of our topmost novelists writing at the peak of his powers."
Shortlisted for the Whitbread, nominated for the Booker: another fabulous ride through London's recent history—here, the last four decades—that manages to be as sprawling as a Victorian social novel and as vigorous as an 18th-century picaresque. Read full book review >

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THE WHITE WOLF’S SON by Michael Moorcock
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 13, 2005

"Stylish performance from a giant of fantasy."
The latest in Moorcock's long-running saga of Elric of Melnibone's adventures in the multiverse. Read full book review >

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BLOOD by Michael Moorcock
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Readers unimpressed by recondite, non-narrative transmogrifications may well find it dreadfully pretentious and self-indulgent."
Fix-up novel (and first of a projected series) derived from various stories, 199194, and, like most of Moorcock's fantasies (The Revenge of the Rose, 1991, etc.), set in the ``multiverse'' where almost anything can happen, sometime, and usually does. Read full book review >

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THE DREAMTHIEF’S DAUGHTER by Michael Moorcock
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 11, 2001

Addition to Moorcock's sprawling and often abstruse fantasy series set in the multiple-reality "multiverse"; this one's the first since The Revenge of the Rose (1991) to feature Elric, the albino Sorcerer-King of Tanelorn. Read full book review >

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NEW WORLDS by Michael Moorcock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"Top-notch for its time and still spiked with the occasional stunner, but overly dense and unfriendly to an extreme."
For your consideration: a collection of mindbenders from the groundbreaking speculative fiction magazine of the 1960s and '70s. Psychotropic drugs not necessary but recommended. Read full book review >

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FABULOUS HARBORS by Michael Moorcock
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Spellbinding, maybe, or rootless and irrelevant, depending on whether you buy Moorcock's anything-goes, game-playing scenario."
Eleven loosely interconnected tales, 196695—nine reprints and two originals, all featuring more-or-less familiar Moorcock characters—that form a bridge between Blood (1995) and a projected third volume. Read full book review >

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THE WHISPERING SWARM by Michael Moorcock
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"This first book in a planned trilogy requires, but also rewards, patient readers and holds out plenty of promise for its sequels."
A semiautobiographical, semifantastical adventure by a legendary author, set in both real and imagined Londons. Read full book review >

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THE WAR AMONGST THE ANGELS by Michael Moorcock
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 1997

"Your move."
Moorcock's latest metamorphic, calculated, gnomic, self- referential venture into the ``multiverse'' completes the trilogy of Blood (1995) and Fabulous Harbors (1997). Read full book review >

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MOTHER LONDON by Michael Moorcock
Released: March 1, 1989

Published last year in Britain, this vast, amorphous, and fascinating work from f/sf writer Moorcock (Dancers at the End of Time; Byzantium Endures; The Laughter of Carthage; etc.) eschews standard novelistic structure to paint a tangible, multilayered portrait of London over 40 years. Read full book review >

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THE REVENGE OF THE ROSE by Michael Moorcock
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"A disappointing installment, seemingly cobbled hurriedly together from ill-matched parts."
Continuing Moorcock's saga of Elric the albino sorcerer prince and mercenary warrior (The Fortress of the Pearl, 1989, etc.), whose blade Stombringer devours the souls of those it slays. Read full book review >

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MICHAEL NESMITH
by Nick A. Zaino III

Michael Nesmith’s first big job in the music industry didn’t make much sense to him. He was hired—along with Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, and Peter Tork—to be part of a rock and roll band on television called the Monkees. It would change his life in ways he couldn’t quite comprehend. He addresses this in his new memoir, Infinite Tuesday: An ...


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MICHAEL FRANK
by Marjorie Baumgarten

Perhaps you recognize the names of Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. A married couple, they were Hollywood screenwriters responsible for authoring such Oscar-nominated classics as Hud and Norma Rae. Active from the late Forties through the mid-Eighties, the collaborators built a reputation for quality scripts based on their eight films with maverick filmmaker Martin Ritt and their screen adaptations ...


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