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The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities

The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities

Exhibits, Oddities, Images, and Stories from Top Authors and Artists

by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer
Hardback / Hardcover
Publication Date: 12/07/2011
 

"Some of the most interesting fantasist-fabulists writing today."
--Los Angeles Times

"A science-fiction symphony of strangeness....The Cabinet of Curiosities will give you a good jolt of wonder."
--Gainesville Times

You'll be astonished by what you'll find in The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities. Editors Ann and Jeff Vandermeer have gathered together a spectacular array of exhibits, oddities, images, and stories by some of the most renowned and bestselling writers and artists in speculative and graphic fiction, including Ted Chiang, Mike Mignola (creator of Hellboy), China Mi#65533;ville, and Michael Moorcock. A spectacularly illustrated anthology of Victorian steampunk devices and the stories behind them, The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities is a boldly original, enthrallingly imaginative, and endlessly entertaining entry into a hidden world of weird science and unnatural nature that will appeal equally to fantasy lovers and graphic novel aficionados.

ISBN:
9780062004758
9780062004758
Category:
Humour
Format:
Hardback / Hardcover
Publication Date:
12-07-2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
234.95x177.8x27.69mm
Weight:
0.62kg
Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer recently served as the 2016-2017 Trias Writer-in-Residence for Hobart-William Smith College.

His latest novel is Borne,  which Colson Whitehead called “a thorough marvel.” He is also known for his critically acclaimed NYT-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy from FSG, which won the Shirley Jackson Award and Nebula Award.

The trilogy also prompted the New Yorker to call the author “the weird Thoreau” and has been acquired by publishers in 35 other countries, with Paramount Pictures releasing a movie in 2018.

VanderMeer’s nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Atlantic.com, Vulture, Esquire.com, and the Los Angeles Times.

He has taught at the Yale Writers’ Conference, lectured at MIT, Brown, and the Library of Congress, and serves as the co-director of Shared Worlds, a unique teen writing camp.

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