ON A MOVE by Terry Bisson
"Opens an important window on the life of a brilliant and uncompromising dissident." --Tom Morello, Rage Against the Machine.
"A powerful book--I couldn't put it down." --Sister Helen Prejean, author,Dead Man Walking.
"To read this book is to gain deep insights into the issues of race and poverty." --Howard Zinn
"A book that will inspire action--and life." --Chuck D
" This book moves as fast as a street-corner game...Bisson does a masterful job of defining the character of one of America's most profound journalists--a man the Pennsylvania judiciary is trying to murder--and exploring history's influences on him. Read these lines. Read between them, too, before it's too late. --Peter Coyote
Mumia is a first rate revolutionary journalist, a wicked satirist, an eclectic humanist scholar, and a friend to all who love justice. I strongly recommend his own writings: LIVE FROM DEATH ROW and DEATH BLOSSOMS.
THE SIXTH DAY (Tor, Nov 2000) Novelization of the new Arnold movie. "You cloned the wrong man!"
MIRACLE MAN (Harper Collins, Nov 2000) YA novelization of a classic X-Files episode.
BE FIRST IN THE UNIVERSE (Dell, Feb 2000) -- A "droll ... lighter-than-air ... amusing, satisfying caper" (Kirkus) for young readers (under 55) co-authored by TB and Stephanie "Ganoob"(Aliens for Breakfast) Spinner.
GALAXY QUEST.(Ace Books, December 1999). The only authorized, official novelization of the Dreamworks movie, personally approved by Steven and Susan (Spielberg and Allison).
NEW from ElectricStory!!
"A leisurely Golden Age tall tale enriched by the wonderful gibberish of mathematical physics. All fun and pure pleasure." Rudy Rucker
NUMBERS DON'T LIE, the long-awaited (by TB, anyway) novella containing all the adventures of Wilson Wu and his pal Irv in one volume. Based on actual incidents! And the return of an ursine classic, BEARS DISCOVER FIRE (the collection), now available from ElectricStory in Microsoft Reader and Rocketbook formats.
(art by Heather Hudson)
Features the award-winning title story and includes other Hugo and Nebula nominees such as the usenetmostpostedhitsingle They're Made out of Meat, "Necronauts," "Press Ann," "The Shadow Knows," and "England Underway."
Readings & Appearances
KGB Non Fiction Reading Series, hosted by Mark Jacobson, Eric Konigsberg, and TB. First Wednesday of every month, 7 to 9:30 pm at NYC's ill-lit literary legend, the KGB Bar, 85 E4 (at 2 Ave) in Manhattan.
Also SF@KGB, hosted by TB and Ellen Datlow and sponsored by SciFi.com. Third Wednesday of every month, same time, same downtown scene. May 16 next, Douglas Clegg and Caitlin Kiernan.
(Email TB to be put on either KGB list.)
Plainfield Library (NJ) May 8
Nancy, France, May 15
Worldcon (Millennium Philcon) Philadelphia, September 1
The SciFi Channel's Seeing Ear Theater features several adaptations of TB stories ( "They're Made out of Meat," "Next," and "The Toxic Donut") and also two collaborations with Brian Smith--"The Flat Edge of the Earth" and "Orson the Alien."
"The Toxic Donut" is performed by film star Peter Coyote. TB worked with Peter on his powerful 60s memoir, SLEEPING WHERE I FALL, a book that ranks with Malcolm Cowley's EXILE'S RETURN as a revealing portrait of a generation in revolt.
NEW NEBULA AWARD!
"macs" (Best SF Short Story, 2000, awarded at SFWA Nebula Banquet, April 28, Beverly Hills, CA; also winner of the Locus award and France's Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire) featured in
"One of the field's truly distinct voices!" --Locus
"Cutting edge SF!" --Publishers Weekly
"Generously endowed with sharp wit, dead-on dialogue and the storytelling gifts of a born raconteur." --SF Weekly
"Rousing entertainment, underwear, equations, entities and all." --Kirkus
"Bisson's imaginative take-offs on string and chaos theories and the vagaries of cyberspace are as shrewd as they are playful. Witty stories with a timeless sweetness and allure. Speculative fiction that transcends its genre. A good choice for Douglas Adams fans." --Booklist
"Multiple dimensions, and every single one of them includes lingerie." --SF Site
Written for AUTOMOTIVE NEWS millennial issue--Detroit, We Have a Problem
This short poem CRAZY DUCK was written in 1963 when I was living in Louisville. First published in the Village Voice, it is considered by knowledgeable critics to be one of the top duck poems to come out of the 60s.