Lucius Shepard is his usual excellent self in Five Autobiographies and a Fiction, his newest collection, copies of which have just been sent on to customers. Want proof? Check out this cutting from the Publishers Weekly review:
Nebula winner Shepard (Life During Wartime) often steers his fiction toward faraway shores, but the bulk of this collection directly targets the American heartland. A painfully confessional introduction sets the stage for five ‘autobiographies’—might-have-been stories exploring facets of the author’s personal journey… This honestly titled collection deals well and satisfyingly with deep truths.
You can read two stories from the book online: "The Flock" is posted to the book's description page, while the outstanding novella, "Vacancy", originally appeared in our online magazine.
We go from the heft of Lucius' newest collection, to the short and clever excursion into fantasy by Tad Williams. All copies of Diary of a Dragon are en route to customers. If the print edition isn't your thing, please consider the ebook. Diary is a wonderfully funny tale, very heavily illustrated by William Eaken, printed in two colors throughout.