Notes from New Sodom

... rantings, ravings and ramblings of strange fiction writer, THE.... Sodomite Hal Duncan!!

Friday, May 27, 2011

Lambda Winner

Congratulations to Sandra McDonald, who just nabbed herself a Lambda Award for her collection, Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories. Which is, I might note, available as an ebook from Wizard's Tower Press.



Now, what was it I said about this book when Steve Berman sent me an ARC on the off-chance of a blurb? Oh, yeah, it was:

''In that grand tradition of the fantastic that runs from Ray Bradbury to Jeffrey Ford -- and sitting happily beside those writers at their richest and most enchanting -- McDonald's collection is a book to fall in love with: a beautiful truth at the heart of every whimsy; every tale turning us back to history, to reality, even as it reinvents our world; and the collected whole even greater than the sum of its exquisitely interwoven parts.''

So, yeah, now do you believe me? And if you do, why haven't you picked up a copy yet, huh?

No, really, go buy one. It's a wee gem of a book.

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Anonymous Steve Berman said...

::Gives you a massive hug of thanks::

6:36 pm  
Blogger Sandra, your tropical tour guide said...

Belated thank you for this post and I am forever grateful for the lovely blurb!

1:44 pm  

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