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Di Filippo, Paul 1954-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 226 publications in 5 languages and 7,012 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Short stories  Steampunk fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Stories, plots, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PS3554.I3915, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Paul Di Filippo
Publications by Paul Di Filippo
Most widely held works by Paul Di Filippo
The steampunk trilogy by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
27 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Three tales set in the 19th century. In Victoria, a scientist breeds a replica of Queen Victoria and when the real queen disappears, the government uses her as a replacement. In Hottentots, Massachusetts is threatened by H.P. Lovecraft-style monsters and, of course, Hottentots. In Walt and Emily, Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson travel to the world of spirits to meet future writers
Steampunk prime by Michael Ashley( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 libraries worldwide
"Discover original steampunk tales in this anthology of stories written before there were actual rocketships, atomic power, digital computers, or readily available electricity. The modern day steampunk genre is a reinventing of the past through the eyes of its inventors and adventures, but this collection is from real Victorians and Edwardians who saw the future potential of science and all its daring possibilities for progress and disaster"--Publisher's description
Visionary in residence : stories by Bruce Sterling( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
A collection of Bruce Sterling's best SCI-FI short stories. He is a keen observer of our present day media choked culture and the near-future politics that has a true ring to it
Science fiction : the 101 best novels, 1985-2010 by Damien Broderick( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Inspired by David Pringle's Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels, this volume supplements the earlier selection with the present authors' choices for the best English-language science fiction novels during the past quarter century. Employing a critical slant, the book provides a discussion of the novels and the writers in the context of popular literature. Each entry features a cover image of the novel, a plot synopsis, and a mini review
Ribofunk by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Thirteen stories on a world of designer-drugs and human-animal hybrids serving as slaves. The story, The Bad Splice, is on a showdown between a policeman and Krazy Kat, a human-feline outlaw
Strange trades by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of fantasy stories which focus on the theme of work
Fractal paisleys by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Slapstick science fiction tales. In one, an ordinary Joe and Jane suddenly find themselves in command of forces that power the universe and use them to zap their enemies, another explains the real reason for the disappearance of dinosaurs
Top 10 by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Neopolis is a city in turmoil. A mysterious force has the populace in the icy grip of terror and the authorities are powerless to do anything about it. To make matters worse, the venerated Captain Traynor, AKA Jetman, has been unceremoniously replaced. Now the officers must band together, overcome their personal squabbles, and get their city back on track, before it all comes tumbling down on their heads
The emperor of Gondwanaland, and other stories by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
A collection of fantastical characters who deal in alternative histories and very funny tales. The authors stories are often profound and offer biting insights on human nature
Plumage from Pegasus by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
What happens when the tools and themes of science fiction are applied to the genre of science fiction itself-and to publishing in general? Surprisingly, the result is not a black hole of dreary self-referentiality but a supernova of literary comedy, in the manner of classicists such as S.J. Perelman, Stephen Leacock and Robert Benchley, and postmodernists such as Mark Leyner, Will Self and Steve Aylett
Shuteye for the timebroker : stories by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
The 15 stories in Di Filippo's latest collection show his command of a colorful palette of ideas and approaches. The title tale is an amusing satire of a sleepless 24/7 near-future in which time is traded like a commodity by professional (if sometimes incompetent) brokers. In the screwball fantasy "The Secret Sutras of Sally Strumpet," a male writer hires an actress to play the pseudonymous female "author" of his bestselling chick lit novel
Little doors by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Little Doors; Billy; Moloch; The Grange; Sleep Is Where You Find It; The Horror Writer; My Two Best Friends; The Death of Salvador Dali; Our House; Jack Neck and the Worrybird; Stealing Happy Hours; Singing Each to Each; Rare Firsts; Return to Cockaigne; The Short Ashy Afterlife of Hiram P. Dottle; Slumberland; Mehitabel in Hell
Lost pages by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 81 libraries worldwide
You can try to escape from the mundane, or with the help of Paul Di Filippo, you can take a brief, meaningful break from it. In the vein of George Saunders or Michael Chabon, Di Filippo uses the tools of science fiction and the surreal to take a deep, richly felt look at humanity. His brand of funny, quirky, thoughtful, fast-moving, heart-warming, brain-bending stories exists across the entire spectrum of the fantastic from hard science fiction to satire to fantasy and on to horror, delivering a riotously entertaining string of modern fables and stories from tomorrow, now and anytime. After yo
Neutrino drag : stories by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
With twenty tales, a bold lack of restraint, and amazing stylistic diversity, Di Filippo makes strange bedfellows of a range of characters--from Jayne Mansfield to Pythagoras to Disney?imagineers? to the Virgin Mary--fit together inside a bountiful collection of surprises, humor, and the very, very strange. William Gibson has identified his writing as?spooky, haunting, and hilarious,? and after you absorb all the shocks, you will inevitably agree
Harsh oases by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Introduction by Cory Doctorow; Aurorae; A Game To Go; Bad Beliefs; Leakage; Everywhere Is Now; Shipbreaker; Harsh Oases; Daydream Nation; Escape from New Austin; Pinocchia; The Singularity Needs Women!; Lignum Crucis; Femaville 29; The Perfect Lover; Cootie Box; Personal Jesus; Elves of the Subdimensions
Roadside bodhisattva by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
You can try to escape from the mundane, or with the help of Paul Di Filippo, you can take a short, meaningful break from it. In the vein of George Saunders or Michael Chabon, Di Filippo uses the tools of science fiction and the surreal to take a deep, richly felt look at humanity. His brand of funny, quirky, thoughtful, fast-moving, heart-warming, brain-bending stories exist across the entire spectrum of the fantastic from hard science fiction to satire to fantasy and on to horror, delivering a riotously entertaining string of modern fables and stories from tomorrow, now and anytime. After you read Paul Di Filippo, you & rsquo;ll no longer see everyday life quite the same. Di Filippo & rsquo; s Roadside Bodhisattva follows Kid A, a sixteen-year-old runaway, as he wanders a path laid out for him by the books of Jack Kerouac and Khalil Gibran. Searching for existential wisdom and something greater than himself, Kid A meets Sid, a veteran of life along the highway, and the two soon land at the Deer Park Kitchen motorlodge. What unfolds in Kid and Sid & rsquo;s interaction with Deer Park & rsquo;s colorful locals is an overwhelming mix of epiphanies and misunderstandings, insights and convictions, hope and betrayal. For Kid A and for all of us, enlightenment can be a rocky road to travel
Spondulix : a romance of Hoboken by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
For most people, as they say, money makes the world go round. For Rory Honeyman, it's a different story. Having inadvertently and, almost without noticing, invented a new form of cash cow, money makes Rory's world go strangely pear-shaped and out-of-control. He has an endless supply of blank checks that never bounce but he's being guided by an albino, hustled by a saline-snorting sandwich-obsessed gourmet, manipulated by a devious banker and befuddled and bemused by a never-ending assortment of attractive and baffling women. And, for reasons unknown and unknowable, after racing from the Great Plains to Mexico City to Canada to Europe, he's stuck in Hoboken and there appears to be no way out
Joe's liver : a novel by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Chapter 1 - Laughter, the Best Medicine; Chapter 2 - My Most Unforgettable Character; Chapter 3 - Personal Glimpses; Chapter 4 - Humor in Uniform; Chapter 5 - All in a Day's Work; Chapter 6 - It Pays to Enrich Your Word Power; Chapter 7 - Quotable Quotes; Chapter 8 - Toward More Picturesque Speech; Chapter 9 - Campus Comedy; Chapter 10 - I Am Joe's Liver; Chapter 11 - Drama in Real Life; Chapter 12 - Life in these United States; Chapter 13 - Feature Condensation
Cosmocopia : a novel by Paul Di Filippo( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Frank Lazorg falls upon a strange new drug that promises to reinvigorate him as both man and artist. He is suddenly plunged into a world inhabited by monstrous parodies of humanity, living in a culture that bears a skewed resemblance to the world Lazorg knows
Emperor of Gondwanaland by Paul Di Filippo( file )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
& ldquo;[Di Filippo] channelsurfs postmodern apocalypse brilliantly. & rdquo; & mdash;Jonathan Lethem You can try to escape from the mundane, or with the help of Paul Di Filippo, you can take a brief, meaningful break from it. In the vein of George Saunders or Michael Chabon, Di Filippo uses the tools of science fiction and the surreal to take a deep, richly felt look at humanity. His brand of funny, quirky, thoughtful, fast-moving, heart-warming, brain-bending stories exist across the entire spectrum of the fantastic from hard science fiction to satire to fantasy and on to horror, delivering a riotously entertaining string of modern fables and stories from tomorrow, now and anytime. After you read Paul Di Filippo, you & rsquo;ll no longer see everyday life quite the same. Literary allusions abound in this volume as Di Filippo recasts a classic Melville story of slave rebellion at sea & mdash;with aliens; & quot;Ailoura & quot; tells the Puss in Boots fairy tale as a space opera romp; & quot;Observable Things, & quot; has Cotton Mather encountering with Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane and & quot;A Monument to After-Thought Unveiled & quot; has poet Robert Frost starting his career writing horror fiction for Weird Tales magazine, edited by H.P. Lovecraft. EMPEROR OF GONDWANALAND contains 18 stories including one published only in this collection
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Lawson, Philip

Di Filippo P. 1954-
DiFilippo, Paul.
DiFilippo, Paul 1954-
Filippo, Paul di.
Filippo, Paul di 1954-
Paul Di Filippo Amerikaans romanschrijver
Paul Di Filippo autore di fantascienza statunitense
Paul Di Filippo écrivain américain
Paul Di Filippo escritor estadounidense
Ди Филиппо, Пол
Пол Ді Філіппо
Филиппо П. Д. 1954-
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Languages
English (111)
Italian (4)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
Russian (2)
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