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Tor Books – Publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Tor Books have coming for you over the period July to December 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change and some jackets are still to come… *** Publisher Page – link / profile […]

TOR BOOKS

www.torbooks.co.uk/ FROM TORBOOKS.CO.UK Follow on TWITTER Tor UK is the Pan Macmillan imprint specialising in science fiction, fantasy and horror. We also publish some fabulous YA crossover fiction and novels based on internationally bestselling computer games franchises. Our team is fully committed to bringing the best imaginative fiction, in all its many forms and flavours, […]

Tor Books – Publishing Jan-Jun 15!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Tor Books have coming for you over the period January to June 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change and some jackets are still to come… *** Publisher Page – link / profile […]

URBAN FANTASY (and choice associated fictions) Books in 2017!

We love our Urban Fantasy here at Carabas and one of the sub-genre’s we particularly focus on, having appeal both to genre fans and mainstream readers. So here’s a round-up of the great UF books and graphic novels publishing/ed in 2017!   NB. This is pretty comprehensive round-up of the UK scene though necessarily arbitrary in […]

Progressive and Socially-Minded Books publishing Jan-Jun 2017!

So Carabas is here to champion ‘all the good stuff’: imaginative, fantastical and cult fiction and film, alternative music, comics and graphic novels across genres, worthy non-fiction of and around the same – especially those books which provide an insight into the social concerns of today. This page is for readers and retailers to discover great […]

Carabas Jan-Jun 17 Non-Fiction Picks: Culture, Current Affairs, History, Music & Film

At Carabas we’re about many things: the fantastical certainly, but we’re more generally about championing alternative culture and counter-culture; the marvelous, the wonderful and the creative; and certainly the things that will help bring a bit more understanding into the world. So here’s our top non-fiction book recommends from titles publishing July to December: Alternative […]

A Chat with Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC Part 2: On DMC the Comic, Commercialism and Creator Responsibility

Part 2 of this interview with Darryl McDaniels. If you haven’t already you can read Part 1 here; link to Part 3 at the end of this page. So DMC the comic. What I knew already was that it’s set in an alternate 1985, the difference being that superheroes and supervillains are real and, in […]

Extraordinary London Books in 2016!

Just what is it about London? The number of people? A history so rich it becomes a mythos also? That it’s the capital? Well all of the above and more – including the fact they say ‘write what you know’ and there’s more than a few writing types in the Big Smoke. Somewhere between highlights […]

Progressive and Socially-Minded Books publishing Jul-Dec 2016!

So Carabas is here to champion ‘all the good stuff’: imaginative, fantastical and cult fiction and film, alternative music, comics and graphic novels across genres, worthy non-fiction of and around the same – especially those books which provide an insight into the social concerns of today. This page is for readers and retailers to discover great […]

Carabas Jul-Dec 16 Non-Fiction Picks: Culture, Current Affairs, History, Music & Film

At Carabas we’re about many things: the fantastical certainly, but we’re more generally about championing alternative culture and counter-culture; the marvelous, the wonderful and the creative; and certainly the things that will help bring a bit more understanding into the world. So here’s our top non-fiction book recommends from titles publishing July to December: Alternative & Street […]

Secret Creator Event Details page

Here’s the brief version. Alongside Carabas I run a London-based social drinks event every month, (Carabas presents) ALTERNATIVE DRINKS. Like Carabas it’s for anyone who loves any or all of the good stuff – SFF, Comics, Music, Film – and those who create any of the same. One of London’s hidden gems I like to think. […]

Extraordinary London Books Jan-Jun 2016!

Just what is it about London? The number of people? A history so rich it becomes a mythos also? That it’s the capital? Well all of the above and more – including the fact they say ‘write what you know’ and there’s more than a few writing types in the Big Smoke. Here’s our page […]

Progressive and Socially Minded Books publishing Jan-Jun 2016!

I created Carabas to champion ‘all the good stuff’: imaginative, fantastical and cult fiction and film, alternative music, comics and graphic novels across genres – also worthy non-fiction of and around the same, and those books which provide an insight into the social concerns of today. This page, long planned, is for customers and shops […]

A Soundtrack for Fen: a Short Story Collection by Daisy Johnson

Daisy Johnson’s Fen, according to publisher Jonathan Cape, “is a place where animals and people commingle and fuse, where curious metamorphoses take place, where myth and dark magic still linger. So here a teenager may starve herself into the shape of an eel. A house might fall in love with a girl. A woman might […]

Snowbooks – Publishing in 2016!

Here’s a look at what Snowbooks have published and have coming for you over the period January to December 2016! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication and updating this page as later titles are confirmed. *** Publisher Page – link / profile – to come *** *** See Other Publishers […]

Women in Comics: Is the Graphic Novel Industry Failing to Recognise Female Creators? Panel at LBF 2016

Inclusiveness and representation is very much on the radar of the comic industry right now, yet this panel is not simply the next discussion of this topic as relates to women. Rather it’s been convened in response to ‘the Angouleme controversy’. We’re helpful primed on entrance to the LBF by the Bookseller Daily, which includes […]