Richard Garfinkle

Biography

Richard Garfinkle grew up in New York and now lives in Chicago with his wife and children. His first novel, Celestial Matters, won the Compton Crook award for best first science fiction novel of 1996. Garfinkle was twice a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer. He has written numerous fiction and nonfiction works on his interests of history, science, imagination, and the preternatural.

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Two By Two Souls Fly
By Richard Garfinkle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,950. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
Two by Two Souls Fly is a lyric fantasy about families, family religions, the joining of cultures, and the ways societies use stories. Dominic, from a fallen noble family of horsemen, and Serafina, a farm girl of deep family magics join in marriage to create a new clan of horse farmers. But the village is suspicious of the stranger boy and his foreign gods and magics. How will they make peace?
Wayland's Principia
By Richard Garfinkle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
The aliens sent word, sent science, sent ways of thinking and doing. But not themselves, not until three generations trained as Guests, as alien-thinking humans. When the aliens arrived, their thinking was more alien than even the Guests had anticipated. Now, with civilization collapsing, Guests join the aliens in their ships to see what can be communicated between species with nothing in common.
Exaltations
By Richard Garfinkle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
Peter Refton is a biographer who travels parallel worlds in the multiverse, gathering the lives of fascinating and pivotal people. But Refton is besieged by hostile Stories who are jealous and controlling of the humans who inhabit their constrained worlds and timelines. Aided by a knight, an ancestress, a sorceress muse, and twin warriors, Peter Refton is on a Quest-- --but Quest is a Story ...

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