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Jo Walton

Jo Walton won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer on publication of her debut novel The King's Peace. She won the World Fantasy Award in 2004 for Tooth and Claw, and in 2012, the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Among Others. In addition to writing SF and fantasy, she has also designed role-playing games and published poetry. Her song "The Lurkers Support Me In Email" has been quoted innumerable times in online discussions all over the world, frequently without attribution. A native of Wales, she lives in Montreal.

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    An Informal History of the Hugos

    An Informal History of the Hugos

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    "A remarkable guided tour through the field—a kind of nonfiction companion to Among Others. It's very good. It's great." —Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing on What Makes This Book...

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    Poor Relations
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    Poor Relations

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    “Haunting character complexity that ultimately holds the reader captive to the tale.” —N. K. Jemisin, New York Times, on My Real Children

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    Available 02/20/2018

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    Thessaly

    Thessaly

    Thessaly

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    For the first time, Jo Walton’s critically acclaimed, genre-defying trilogy Thessaly: The Just City, The Philosopher Kings, Necessity will be available in a trade paperback omnibus.

    The...

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    A Burden Shared

    A Burden Shared

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    What we do for one another is a mystery.

    At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Necessity
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    Necessity

    Thessaly

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Necessity: the sequel to the acclaimed The Just City and The Philosopher Kings, Jo Walton's tales of gods, humans, and what they have to learn from one another.

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    The Philosopher Kings
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    The Philosopher Kings

    Thessaly

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    From acclaimed, award-winning author Jo Walton: Philosopher Kings, a tale of gods and humans, and the surprising things they have to learn from one another. Twenty years have elapsed since...

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    My Real Children
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    My Real Children

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    It's 2015, and Patricia Cowan is very old. "Confused today," read the notes clipped to the end of her bed. She forgets things she should know-what year it is, major events in the lives of her children....

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    What Makes This Book So Great
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    What Makes This Book So Great

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    As any reader of Jo Walton's Among Others might guess, Walton is both an inveterate reader of SF and fantasy, and a chronic re-reader of books. In 2008, then-new science-fiction mega-site...

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    The Just City
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    The Just City

    Thessaly

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    "Here in the Just City you will become your best selves. You will learn and grow and strive to be excellent."

    Created as an experiment by the time-traveling goddess Pallas...

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    Half a Crown

    Small Change

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    For the first time in paperback, the culminating novel of Hugo and Nebula Award-winner Jo Walton's stunning Small Change trilogy.
    Following the award-winning Farthing and its...

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    Ha'penny
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    Ha'penny

    Small Change

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Before Jo Walton won the Hugo and Nebula Awards for her stunning Among Others, she published a trilogy set in a dark alternate postwar England that had negotiated "Peace with Honor" with Nazi...

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    Farthing

    Small Change

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    First published in 2006, Jo Walton's Farthing was hailed as a masterpiece, a darkly romantic thriller set in an alternate postwar England sliding into fascism.

    Eight years after they...

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    Among Others
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    Among Others

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Winner of the 2011 Nebula Award for Best Novel

    Winner of the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel

    Startling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling...

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    Escape to Other Worlds with Science Fiction
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    Escape to Other Worlds with Science Fiction

    A Tor.Com Original

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    It's 1960, and the Axis powers dominate the world. Life goes on, because, as we see in "Escape to Other Worlds with Science Fiction," history is driven both by big events and by small temptations…

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    Tooth and Claw
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    Tooth and Claw

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Orb Books

    A captivating World Fantasy Award-winning novel about the social life of dragons in a trade paperback edition

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    The King's Name
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    The King's Name

    Sulien

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    The warrior Sulien ap Gwien and her lord King Urdo have finally united the land of Tir Tanagiri into a kingdom ruled by justice under a single code of law. But where many see a hopeful future for...

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    The Prize in the Game
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    The Prize in the Game

    Sulien

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    When a friendly competition leads to the death of a beloved horse and incurs the wrath of the Horse Goddess, the kingdoms of the island of Tir Isarnagiri are doomed to suffer. As the goddess' curse...

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    The King's Peace
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    The King's Peace

    Sulien

    Jo Walton
    Tor/Forge
    Tor Books

    Sulien ap Gwien was seventeen when the Jarnish raiders came. Had she been armed when they found her, she could have taken them all. As it was, it took six of them to subdue her. She will never forgive...

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