Annal: 1989 World Fantasy Award for Collection

Results of the World Fantasy Award in the year 1989.

Book:Angry Candy

Angry Candy

Harlan Ellison

The Seattle Times said of Angry Candy: “Ellison’s stories rattle the bars of complacency that people put around their souls…Razor sharp…piercingly profound.”

Once again, Ellison’s writing defies all labels. These seventeen stories by a modern master are an “assembled artifact” of anger and faith—as bittersweet as a “jalapeno-laced cinnamon bear.” The sixteen stories collected here are spread over the farthest stretches of time and space, but even the bleakest of them is warmed by a passionate faith in the endurance of life and its ultimate possibilities.

Book:Storeys from the Old Hotel

Storeys from the Old Hotel

Gene Wolfe

Hailed as “one of the literary giants of science fiction” by The Denver Post, Gene Wolfe is universally acknowledged as one of the most brilliant writers the field has ever produced. Winner of the World Fantasy Award for best fiction collection, Storeys from the Old Hotel contains thirty-one remarkable gems of Wolfe’s short fiction from the past two decades, most unavailable in any other form.

Storeys from the Old Hotel includes many of Gene Wolfe’s most appealing and engaging works, from short-shorts that can be read in single setting to whimsical fantasy and even Sherlock Holmes pastiches. It is a literary feast for anyone interested in the best science fiction has to offer.

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