Williss first published story was the secret of santa titicaca in worlds of fantasy, winter 1970 december. Willis, a multiple nebula and hugo award winning author and a sfwa grand master. A guide to cozy mystery and other favorite books, movies, and tv. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Her other works include doomsday book, lincolns dreams, bellwether, impossible things, remake, uncharted territory, to say nothing of the dog, and miracle and other christmas stories. James dunworthy, a faculty member of the oxford history department, enters a viewing chamber where his friend, mary ahrens, is watching the preparations for sending a. Connie willis constance elaine trimmer willis has won, among other accolades, ten hugo awards and six nebula awards for her writing, and was recently named an sfwa grand master. Willis has written extensively in several novels about events in world war ii. Release date for crosstalk according to a recent listing on, the release date for crosstalk, connie willis next novel, will be september 16, 2016. Connie archer made her debut as a published novelist in 2012 with the novel a spoonful of murder. The heist ladies four women who band together to solve mysteries using their individual skills. Awardwinning stories by connie willis online at alibris.
This detailed literature summary also contains topics for discussion and a free quiz on doomsday book by connie willis. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading passage. She lives in greeley, colorado with her husband courtney willis, a professor of physics at the university of northern colorado. Im tempted to dub passage a neurological detective story with metaphysical leanings, but even that description goes too far in nailing down this mercurial. Publication order makes the most sense for all those, who havent read the series yet. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. It is probably too long and a lot of the plot relies on misunderstandings, miscommunication, missed connections and narrative dead ends. The successful books of author willis have helped her to win numerous major awards and also become one of the most honored authors of the science fiction genre during the 1980s and 90s.
Some sites are listing it as january, 2016, but the fall 2016 date is the correct one although goodreads lists it as october 18, 2016. One of those rare, unforgettable novels that are as chilling as they are insightful, as thoughtprovoking as they are terrifying, awardwinning author connie williss passage is an astonishing blend of relentless suspense and cuttingedge science unlike anything youve ever read before. Inducted into the science fiction hall of fame and recently awarded the title of grand master by the science fiction and fantasy writers of america, willis is still going strong. Shop amongst our popular books, including 67, doomsday book, all clear and more from connie willis.
Published on october 10, 2017, a lot like christmas is an expanded, updated edition of connie willis beloved miracle and other christmas stories for more details and a table of contents, visit this entry on the conniewillis. The oxford time travel series written by author connie willis consists of 4 novels and one novella altogether, which were published between the years 1982 and 2010. A novel by connie willis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Author connie williss complete list of books and series in order, with the latest. Praise for the best of connie willis filled with warmth and sadness, great drama, witty dialogue, characters you will care about and moments that you will remember for a long time. Connie willis made her debut as a published author in the pages of worlds of fantasy with the story the secret of santa titicaca. Connie has won numerous hugo awards and nebula awards, has been inducted into the science fiction hall of fame and also is a sfwa grand master.
Jul 16, 2011 this entry was posted in books and tagged and 1100 pages long. In her new novel, hugo and nebula winner willis all clear, 2010, etc. Joanna lander, a psychiatrist who researches neardeath experiences ndes at the tortuous mercy general hospital, teams up with a young and brilliant neurologist named richard wright who has taken nde research. Science fiction icon connie willis brilliantly mixes a speculative plot, the wit of nora ephron, and the comedic flair of p.
Her other works include passage, lincolns dreams, bellwether, impossible things, remake, uncharted. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Its an entertaining mystery about life after death and has some very quirky characters that i enjoyed. Constance elaine trimmer willis, commonly known as connie willis, is an american science fiction and fantasy writer. For the familiar reader, though, the best of connie willis is an especial treat because each story is followed by an afterword from the author.
Cover by joe burleson for lazarus rising, editorial. She has won eleven hugo awards and seven nebula awards for particular worksmore major sf awards than any other writermost recently the best novel hugo and nebula awards for blackoutall clear. Connie willis is the master of the science fiction novella, from seminal efforts such as blued moon, fire watch, the last of the winnebagos, and beyond. Willis, a multiple nebula and hugo award winning author and a sfwa grand. In a departure from her usual historical theme, willis miracle and other. One of those rare, unforgettable novels that are as chilling as they are insightful, as thoughtprovoking as they are terrifying, awardwinning author connie willis s passage is an astonishing blend of relentless suspense and cuttingedge science unlike anything youve ever read before. Connie mason books list of books by author connie mason.
Her debut novel was water witch coauthored by cynthia felice in 1982. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. Willis includes elements of madcap comedy in the style and form of passage, and links different events thematically in order to foreshadow later events. Willis manages to surprise the reader with every book she writes as she explores diverse styles and subject matters. She was inducted by the science fiction hall of fame in 2009 and the science fiction writers of america named her its 28th sfwa grand master in 2011. Skeptic in the choir 1989 by uncredited an interview with connie willis 1990 by steven paul olson eye to eye with connie willis 1990 by vance anderson and stephen p. Passage isbn 9780553580518 pdf epub connie willis ebook.
She has received seven nebula awards and eleven hugo awards for her fiction. Rereading all of connie s books 31october 2014 is taking me quite a while. It is managed by the webmaster lee whiteside of the official connie willis webpage. For those new to willis, this collection is an eyeopener, showing that sf can blend gravity with snark and come away with stories that are painful, funny and true. Blackout and all cleara novel in two partsand doomsday book won both. Hugo blogging connie willis may be the worst writer in. Science fiction books set in the same universe, with some recurring characters.
Connie willis has won major awards for her novels and short stories. Her first shortstory collection, fire watch, was a new york times notable book. Inside job takes its place on that permanent shelf, a tale of spiritualists, seances, sk. Below is a list of connie archers books in order of when they were originally released. The protagonist, briddey flannigan, works at a small communications technology company where everyone is always. Despite the length of this and some of her other works, connie willis proves herself, in passage, to be a writer for whom less is truly more. The novel won the locus award for best novel in 2002, was shortlisted for the nebula award in 2001, and received nominations for the hugo, campbell, and clarke awards in 2002 passage follows the efforts of joanna lander, a research psychologist, to understand the phenomenon of neardeath experiences or ndes by. Connie s short story just like the ones we used to know which was released in 2003 one of the collections in the winds of marble arch and other stories.
As a huge connie willis fan, i had been wanting to read passage for a long time and it didnt disappoint. She also has a talent for finding the comedic potential of the least likely situations. Few authors have had careers as successful as that of connie willis. Below is a list of connie willis books in order of when they were first released. Wodehouse in crosstalka genrebending novel that pushes social media, smartphone technology, and twentyfourhour availability to hilarious and chilling extremes as one young woman abruptly finds herself with way more connectivity than she ever desired. Connie willis passage is a suspense novel in the same way that alfred hitchcocks psycho is a slasher movie. At least seven stories followed 197881 before her debut novel, water witch by willis and cynthia felice, published by ace books in 1982. In passage, like doomsday book, willis uses a screwball comedy plot in the service of tragedy, and here williss theme of misdirected. Connie has been awarded 10 hugo awards, 11 locus poll awards and 6 nebula awards. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. One of the books in the oxford time travel series written by author connie willis was published under the title blackout. In some cases, as with chronicles of narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.
It was released in the year 2010 by the spectra books publication. Connie willis is an american author of science fiction stories and novels. Mar 08, 2012 blackout is the opening movement of a vast, absorbing twovolume novel that may well prove to be connie willis masterpiece. Jun 24, 2015 discovering an authors body of work can be intimidating, especially for some one as prolific as connie willis. Her other works include passage, lincolns dreams, bellwether, impossible. Explore books by connie willis with our selection at. A connie willis compendium was made into a cbs tv christmas film. Connie williss biography, bibliography, list of books, with the current titles, summaries, covers, excerpts, author notes, and availability. Im tempted to dub passage a neurological detective story with metaphysical leanings, but even that description goes too far in. Connie willis is a terrific writer and deserves all the awards shes received.
Like her multiaward winning the doomsday book, this stunning new work marries the intricate mechanics of time travel to the gritty and dangerous realities of human history. Connie willis is the award winning author of doomsday book, passage, to say nothing of the dog and bellwether. Her first solo novel was the 1987 novel lincolns dreams. Passage by connie willis bantam spectra, 2001 doomsday book by connie willis bantam spectra, 1992 blackout by connie willis spectra, 2010 all clear by connie willis spectra, 2010. Connie willis is a member of the science fiction hall of fame and a grand master of the science fiction and fantasy writers of america. Sandy manages a bank, amber is a computer whiz, pen is a novelist, and gracie is always looking for her next adventure. Author connie willis bio and signed books vj books. Connie willis is one of the established american authors who likes to write her novels based on the fantasy and science fiction genres. The novel won the locus award for best novel in 2002, was shortlisted for the nebula award in 2001, and received nominations for the hugo, campbell, and clarke awards in 2002. Connie willis s biography, bibliography, list of books, with the current titles, summaries, covers, excerpts, author notes, and availability.
It is the electrifying story of a psychologist who has devoted her life to tracking death. Connies short story just like the ones we used to know which was released in 2003 one of the collections in the winds of marble arch and other stories. To say nothing of the dog is one of my favorite books of all time, a comedic farce wrapped in a mystery wrapped in a scifi novel. Her smart, heartfelt fiction runs the gamut from screwball comedy to profound tragedy, combining dazzling plot twists, cuttingedge science, and. If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg. Rereading all of connies books 31october 2014 is taking me quite a while. Revisions by isaac asimov, on books by baird searles, home sweet home by mardin gardner, mooney. Passage is a science fiction novel by connie willis, published in 2001.
A connie willis compendium was made into a cbs tv christmas film called snow wonder which was aired in november 2005. The first novel of this series is titled as doomsday book. Connies first collection was published that same year, entitled fire watch. I have a complicated relationship with the works of connie willis, and this book in particular is both. Sff world if anyone can be named best science fiction writer of the age. Dire straits abound in these riveting recs from the crosstalk author.
Passage by connie willis smart bitches, trashy books. Connie willis ebooks epub and pdf downloads ebookmall. The story depicted in this book features the main character in the role of polly churchill. We all say connies books, shouldnt we say mrs suttles books. A list of all connie suttles series in reading order.1271 342 410 1450 263 362 1285 1094 442 542 550 166 145 63 440 1269 748 378 967 215 439 228 784 929 97 436 117 947 1151 112 26 603 1109 862 68 137