Ian R. MacLeod is the acclaimed writer of challenging and innovative speculative and fantastic fiction. His most recent novel, Wake Up and Dream, won the Sidewise Award for Alternate History, while his previous works have won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and the World Fantasy Award, and have been translated into many languages. MacLeod grew up in the West Midlands region of England, studied law, and spent time working and dreaming in the civil service before moving on to teaching and house-husbandry.
Paul Di Filippo is a prolific science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story writer with multiple story collections to his credit. He has written a number of novels as well, including Joe’s Liver and Spondulix: A Romance of Hoboken.
From the treacherous sea to the hard sands of the desert, Professor Savant faces his own trials as he makes his way back to civilization.
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There are numerous books with characters that travel through time. However, some of the best in the genre where published years ago. They are still incredible reads today. Here is a list of time travel books we highly recommend you read (again).
‘Born in Dublin in 1973, Oisín spent his childhood there and in Drogheda, County Louth. He started writing and illustrating stories in copybooks when he was about six or seven, setting himself up for a lifetime of creativity.
A professional writer for more than forty years, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has sold over eighty books, more than seventy works of short fiction, and more than three dozen essays, introductions, and reviews. She also composes serious music. Our kind of writer!