Cover © Judith Clute

John Clute

On the Locus Magazine's "Recommended Reading List" of the best non-fiction of 2014.

Photo © Judith Clute

Reviews of this book have appeared in the following journals
Locus #646 (Nov 2014) - by Gary Wolfe       Strange Horizons (Mar 2015) - by Matthew Cheney
Vector #280 (Summer 2015) - by Paul Graham Raven

The author's introduction to this book can be read here.

Stay gathers together 100,000 words of reviews, plus short fiction by John Clute, and will be published to co-incide with Loncon3 (the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention) at which he is one of the Guests of Honour.
Also included is a complete reprint of the text of The Darkening Garden.
The contents list of the book can be read here.

John Clute was born in 1940 in Canada. Beginning in his teens he lived for several years in the United States, which he continues to visit. Since 1969 he has lived in London. He began to review science fiction in the early 1960s, and currently contributes Scores, a regular critical column, to the online journal Strange Horizons. Much of this work has been gathered into collections. He has written two novels, Appleseed (2001) being science fiction. He has co-edited or written three encyclopedias of fantastika, including The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction - the fourth edition of which is available free online here.
He has won four Hugos, four Locus Awards, the World Fantasy Award, and others. For his critical work in particular he was given a Readercon Award in 1989, the Pilgrim Award in 1994, the Eaton Grand Master Award in 1995, the ICFA Distinguished Guest Scholar Award in 1999, and the Solstice Award in 2012.

355 pages - 233mm x 150mm - Publication date 14 Aug 2014.

ISBN 9781-870824-63-7
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