The Best of Catherynne M Valente, Volume One by Catherynne M Valente

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Title: The Best of Catherynne M. Valente, Volume One
Author: Catherynne M. Valente

We’re pleased to present The Best of Catherynne M. Valente, Volume One, which gathers 300,000 words of her singular fiction, including long-out-of-print tales and 80,000 words never before collected.
About the Book:
The celebrated author of Fairyland, Space Opera, and much more, Catherynne M. Valente is also known for her stunning prose and captivating worldbuilding. From life on Mars to the zombified streets of Augusta, Maine, she has taken readers on unforgettable journeys for two decades.
Subterranean Press is proud to present: The Best of Catherynne M. Valente, Volume One, the first comprehensive collection of Valente’s short fiction, soaring through eighteen years of pushing the edges of storytelling.
Among her award-winning stories, you’ll find everything from melancholy robot girls to Eurydice and Orpheus; from detectives in Purgatory to time-traveling squirrels to a very different Santa Claus; from the grey coast of Washington to Alice’s Wonderland.
Valente’s work is an open, beating heart, ready to welcome you in to its darkness and its light.

Table of Contents:
Left Ventricle
The Consultant
The Difference Between Love and Time
A Buyer’s Guide to Maps of Antarctica
White Lines on a Green Field
The Wolves of Brooklyn
Reading Borges in Buenos Aires
Days of Flaming Motorcycles
One Breath, One Stroke
Thirteen Ways of Looking at Space/Time
Mouse Koan

Right Atrium

The Melancholy of Mechagirl
The Future Is Blue
The Sin-Eater
The Sun in Exile
Color, Heat, and the Wreck of the Argo
The Perfect Host
How to Become a Mars Overlord
Fade to White
Twenty-Five Facts About Santa Claus
In the Future When All’s Well
Planet Lion

Left Atrium

A Great Clerk of Necromancy
Urchins, While Swimming
L’Espirit D’Escalier
The Lily and the Horn
The Long Goodnight of Violet Wild
The Red Girl
The Flame After the Candle
The Wedding
The Bread We Eat in Dreams
The Secret of Being a Cowboy

Right Ventricle

Aquaman and the Duality of Self/Other, America, 1985
A Fall Counts Anywhere
A Delicate Architecture
Golubash, or Wine-Blood-War-Elegy
Badgirl, the Deadman, and the Wheel of Fortune
Down and Out in R’lyeh
The Shoot-Out at Burnt Corn Ranch Over the Bride of the World
No One Dies in Nowhere
The Limitless Perspective of Master Peek, Or, the Luminescence of Debauchery
Daisy Green Says I Love You
Silently and Very Fast
What the Dragon Said: A Love Story


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