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Max Gladstone

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MAX GLADSTONE went to Yale, where he wrote a short story that became a finalist in the Writers of the Future competition. He is the author of Three Parts Dead and Two Serpents Rise.He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Max has taught in southern Anhui, wrecked a bicycle in Angkor Wat, and been thrown from a horse in Mongolia.

Genres: Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror
Series contributed to
John W. Campbell Best Book nominee (2013) : Three Parts Dead
John W. Campbell Best Book nominee (2014) : Three Parts Dead
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (2014) : Three Parts Dead

Max Gladstone recommends
Sea Change (2013)
S M Wheeler
"A harrowing fairy tale of loss, sacrifice, and growth."
Infomocracy (2016)
(Centenal Cycle, book 1)
Malka Older
"A fast-paced, post-cyberpunk political thriller... If you always wanted to put The West Wing in a particle accelerator with Snow Crash to see what would happen, read this book."
Seven Surrenders (2017)
(Terra Ignota, book 2)
Ada Palmer
"Seven Surrenders veers expertly between love, murder, mayhem, parenthood, theology, and high politics. I haven't had this much fun with a book in a long time."
Jade City (2017)
(Green Bone Saga, book 1)
Fonda Lee
"Fast cars, brilliant characters, and gangster kung-fu! Swift, intricate, and vicious as a talon knife, Fonda Lee's Jade City will pull you into a world of deft intrigue, hard choices, and bloody loyalty. Lee's written the postcolonial Godfather hiding under the surface of the Avatar: the Last Airbender universe -- and it's a fantastic read."
The Nine (2017)
(Thieves of Fate, book 1)
Tracy Townsend
"The Nine is a tense, fast-moving and twisty caper, with divided loyalties, creepy monsters, and grand mysteries. More please!"
Gate Crashers (2018)
Patrick S Tomlinson
"Taut, funny, and human, Gate Crashers takes us from zero to FTL in seconds flat."
City of Broken Magic (2018)
(Chronicles of Amicae, book 1)
Mirah Bolender
"Terrifying shadow monsters haunt a vividly rendered working-class present with the sins of generations past. A thrilling ride, with promise of deeper mysteries to come."
Creatures of Want & Ruin (2018)
(Creatures , book 2)
Molly Tanzer
"Once again Molly Tanzer demonstrates a bootlegger's knack for transforming glorious pulpy material into human spirit. Creatures of Want and Ruin is a riveting two-fisted weird pulp adventure with demons, smuggling, sex, archery, cults, and crime that doesn't shrink from carving its predecessors open to poke around in their guts. Great fun!"
Miranda in Milan (2019)
Katharine Duckett
"Unsettling, romantic, and intricate, Duckett's debut builds a house of horrors within the walls of Shakespeare's rich, strange work."

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