Feb 2 2012 6:00pm

Check Out the Locus Recommending Reading List of 2011

Need some recommendations? The Locus Recommended Reading List for 2011 has just been released. This list covers everything from SFF novels to short fiction to art books, and can help you get caught up on anything you might have missed in the last calendar year. Congratulations to everyone and a great big thank you to Locus Online for including some stories in the mix!

Macmillan titles in general have a great showing amongst the recommendations. Full list below the cut.

For Novels:

  • This Shared Dream by Kathleen Ann Goonan
  • 7th Sigma by Steven Gould
  • Embassytown by China Miéville
  • All the Lives He Led by Frederik Pohl
  • The Children of the Sky by Vernor Vinge
  • Vortex by Robert Charles Wilson
  • Home Fires by Gene Wolfe
  • The Book of Tranformations by Mark Charan Newton
  • Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente
  • Among Others by Jo Walton
  • Twilight Robbery by Frances Hardinge
  • The Highest Frontier by Joan Slonczewski
  • The Desert of Souls by Howard Andrew Jones

For Anthologies:

  • Blood and Other Cravings, Ellen Datlow, ed.
  • Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy, Ellen Datlow, ed.
  • The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-eighth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.

For Non-fiction:

  • Nested Scrolls: The Autobiography of Rudolf von Bitter Rucker, Rudy Rucker

For Short Fiction:

1 comment
Roland of Gilead
1. pKp
So glad Among Others made the list. Also, I now have a considerably-larger Amazon wishlist, blast it.
One thing, though...I get that this is Tor's (and, by extension, MacMillan's) blog, but I think you could have made the fact that you're only listing "your" titles a little clearer. One of the greatest things about this blog, to me, is precisely the way it doesn't feel like marketing but like a place where SF fans can hang out and discuss the books they love.
Just my two cents.

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