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Barth Anderson
Barth Anderson is the author of two novels, The Patron Saint of Plagues and The Magician and The Fool (both from Random House) and the latter was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award in 2009. His newest work is The Book of Seven Hands, part of the Foreworld Saga and Mongoliad books, released as... show more

Barth Anderson is the author of two novels, The Patron Saint of Plagues and The Magician and The Fool (both from Random House) and the latter was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award in 2009. His newest work is The Book of Seven Hands, part of the Foreworld Saga and Mongoliad books, released as an e-book March 19, 2013.Anderson's short stories have appeared in Asimov's, Strange Horizons, and Talebones, and he won the Spectrum Award for Best Short Fiction in 2004 for his short story "Lark Till Dawn, Princess."Anderson is chief blogger at Fair Food Fight, specializing in shaking up the food and ag worlds. He lives in Minneapolis.
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Midu Reads
Midu Reads rated it 7 years ago
Fixing Hanover by Jeff VanderMeer: ★★The Empire's Chief Engineer warns the villagers that the Empire might be coming for him but they don't believe it!The Steam Dancer (1896)by Caitlín R. Kiernan: ★★A woman who had an arm and leg amputated and her mechanic who builds her new ones.Icebreaker by E. Ca...
davidofterra
davidofterra rated it 7 years ago
I remember disliking many of the stories. If I reread this, I'll read only stories from authors I like.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
It is hard picking a book for the bedroom isn't it!? Most of my currently-reading items are heavy, and those that are not wrist-breakers have print the intsy-wintsy size and therefore swimming motion of bugs scrabbling over the page.Judging by the opening, this doesn't look as if it will suit either...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it 9 years ago
A couple good stories, but overall quite disappointing.
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 9 years ago
It's a near-future thriller about an extremely virulent and extremely deadly dengue. So, cool. It's not great. There's some poor writing: "an angry amount of mascara"? The characterizations are shallow, and the whole things about the verb "to be" was just plain annoying to the reader. But, it's...
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