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VanderMeer, Jeff

Overview
Works: 188 works in 597 publications in 10 languages and 20,570 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Steampunk fiction  Handbooks and manuals  Fantasy fiction  Apocalyptic fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of dialog, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Compiler
Classifications: PS3572.A4284, 813.54
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Publications about Jeff VanderMeer
Publications by Jeff VanderMeer
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Most widely held works by Jeff VanderMeer
Authority by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
33 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
"In the second volume of the Southern Reach Trilogy, questions are answered, stakes are raised, and mysteries are deepened. In Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer introduced Area X--a remote and lush terrain mysteriously sequestered from civilization. This was the first volume of a projected trilogy; well in advance of publication, translation rights had already sold around the world and a major movie deal had been struck. Just months later, Authority, the second volume, is here. For thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X has taken the form of a series of expeditions monitored by a secret agency called the Southern Reach. After the disastrous twelfth expedition chronicled in Annihilation, the Southern Reach is in disarray, and John Rodriguez, aka "Control," is the team's newly appointed head. From a series of interrogations, a cache of hidden notes, and hours of profoundly troubling video footage, the secrets of Area X begin to reveal themselves--and what they expose pushes Control to confront disturbing truths about both himself and the agency he's promised to serve. And the consequences will spread much further than that. The Southern Reach trilogy will conclude in fall 2014 with Acceptance"--
Borne by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
21 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
"From the author of the Southern Reach Trilogy comes a story about two humans, and two creatures. The humans are Rachel and Wick - a scavenger and a drug dealer - both with too many secrets and fears, ready with traps to be set and sprung. The creatures are Mord and Borne - animal, perhaps plant, maybe company discard, biotech, cruel experiment, dinner, deity, or source of spare parts"--
The steampunk bible : an illustrated guide to the world of imaginary airships, corsets and goggles, mad scientists, and strange literature by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 908 libraries worldwide
Discusses the steampunk movement in fiction, film, art, music, and fashion, tracing its history from Victorian science fiction novels and detailing its evolution into modern popular culture
The weird : a compendium of strange and dark stories by Ann VanderMeer( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
An oversized anthology of dark and bizarre tales written throughout the past century
Steampunk ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Features stories in which the Victorian era is reimagined to include Martian technology, steam-powered robots, airships, alchemy, and various anachronistic technologies
Wonderbook : an illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 libraries worldwide
"This all-new definitive guide to writing imaginative fiction takes a completely novel approach and fully exploits the visual nature of fantasy through original drawings, maps, renderings, and exercises to create a spectacularly beautiful and inspiring object. Employing an accessible, example-rich approach, Wonderbook energizes and motivates while also providing practical, nuts-and-bolts information needed to improve as a writer. Aimed at aspiring and intermediate-level writers, Wonderbook includes helpful sidebars and essays from some of the biggest names in fantasy today, such as George R.R. Martin, Lev Grossman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, Catherynne M. Valente, and Karen Joy Fowler, to name a few"--
The big book of science fiction : the ultimate collection by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
"What if life was neverending? What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology? What if the pope were a robot? Spanning galaxies and millennia, this must-have anthology showcases classic contributions from H.G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, Octavia E. Butler, and Kurt Vonnegut, alongside a century of the eccentrics, rebels, and visionaries who have inspired generations of readers. Within its pages, you'll find beloved worlds of space opera, hard SF, cyberpunk, the New Wave, and more. Learn about the secret history of science fiction, from titans of literature who also wrote SF to less well-known authors from more than twenty-five countries, some never before translated into English. In The Big Book of Science Fiction, literary power couple Ann and Jeff VanderMeer transport readers from Mars to Mechanopolis, planet Earth to parts unknown. Immerse yourself in the genre that predicted electric cars, space tourism, and smartphones. Sit back, buckle up, and dial in the coordinates, as this stellar anthology has got worlds within worlds"--Back cover
The Steampunk user's manual : an illustrated practical and whimsical guide to creating retro-futurist dreams by Desirina Boskovich( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Steampunk, the retro-futuristic cultural movement, has become a substantial and permanent genre in the worlds of fantasy and science fiction. A large part of its appeal is that, at its core, Steampunk is about doing it yourself: building on the past while also innovating and creating something original. VanderMeer's latest book offers practical and inspirational guidance for readers to find their individual path into this realm. Including sections on art, fashion, architecture, crafts, music, performance, and storytelling, The Steampunk User's Manual provides a conceptual how-to guide that motivates and awes both the armchair enthusiast and the committed creator. Examples range from the utterly doable to the completely over-the-top, encouraging participation and imagination at all levels
Annihilation : a novel by Jeff VanderMeer( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. After eleven unsuccessful expeditions to survey the area--most of which ended in death--the twelfth expedition is set to go. Area X delivers the unexpected, but it's the surprises that come with the team that change everything
City of saints and madmen by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
In City of Saints and Madmen, Jeff VanderMeer has reinvented the literature of the fantastic. You hold in your hands an invitation to a place unlike any you've ever visited, an invitation delivered by one of our most audacious and astonishing literary magicians
The time traveler's almanac ( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
"The Time Traveler's Almanac is the largest and most definitive collection of time travel stories ever assembled. Gathered into one volume by intrepid chrononauts and world-renowned anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, this book compiles more than a century's worth of literary travels into the past and the future that will serve to reacquaint readers with beloved classics of the time travel genre and introduce them to thrilling contemporary innovations. This marvelous volume includes nearly seventy journeys through time from authors such as Douglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, William Gibson, Ursula K. Le Guin, George R.R. Martin, Michael Moorcock, H.G. Wells, and Connie Willis, as well as helpful non-fiction articles original to this volume (such as Charles Yu's "Top Ten Tips For Time Travelers"). In fact, this book is like a time machine of its very own, covering millions of years of Earth's history from the age of the dinosaurs through to strange and fascinating futures, spanning the ages from the beginning of time to its very end. The Time Traveler's Almanac is the ultimate anthology for the time traveler in your life"--
Shriek : an afterword by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and German and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Janice Shriek, a failed gallery owner and journalist, has ostensibly created an afterword to The Early History of Ambergris by her brother, Duncan Shriek, a talented if unconventional historian who finds his career in shambles after his controversial theories concerning Ambergris's founding and the genocide perpetrated against its nonhuman inhabitants gain public disfavor. Worse yet, he's caught in a love affair with one of his students, Mary Sabon. A tragic, brooding figure, Duncan makes repeated journeys underground, into the world of the alien gray caps, and is eventually transformed into something both wonderful and inhuman. Ambergris is a city of magnificent, decaying architecture and multiple baroque religions, where publishers fight wars for control of civilization and authors of obscure historical texts can be major bestsellers at the Borges Bookstore
The new weird ( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of stories from the "new weird" genre--a overlap of science fiction, fantasy, and horror--from some of its well-known writers, along with commentaries and a story featuring emerging authors within the genre
Veniss underground by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
32 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Nicholas, a would-be Living Artist, his twin sister, Nicola, and her lover, Shadrach, each tell of the wondrous and horrifying secrets they discover in the underworld of Veniss. Includes a novella and three short stories also set in the fantasy world
Booklife : strategies & survival tips for the 21st-century writer by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Discussing a wide range of essential topics for self-promoting authors, this important guide explores questions such as: How can authors use social media and the internet? How does the new online paradigm affect authors, readers, and the book industry? How can authors find the time to both create and promote their work? and What should never be done?
The third bear by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
A collection of Jeff VanderMeer's surreal and absurdist short fiction
Finch : Ambergris bk. 3 by Jeff VanderMeer( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Jeff VanderMeer American writer
Jeff VanderMeer Amerikaanse auteur
Jeff VanderMeer écrivain américain
Jeff Vandermeer escriptor estatunidenc
Jeff VanderMeer escritor estadounidense
Jeff VanderMeer scriitor american
Jeff VanderMeer scrittore e editore statunitense
Jeff VanderMeer US-amerikanischer Autor
Jeff VanderMeer yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija
Meer, Jeff van der 1968-
Meer, Jeff vander 1968-
Van der Meer, Jeff 1968-
VandeerMeer, Jeff.
Vander Meer, Jeff 1968-
VanderMeer, Jeffrey Scott 1968-
جيف فاندرمير كاتب أمريكي
밴더미어, 제프 1968-
제프 밴더미어 미국의 소설가, 작가
ヴァンダミア, ジェフ
ジェフ・ヴァンダミア
傑夫·凡德米爾
Languages
English (178)
German (6)
Spanish (5)
Polish (4)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Czech (2)
Romanian (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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