Heat of Fusion and Other Stories by John M. Ford

book cover Item Name & Description: Heat of Fusion and Other Stories by John M. Ford (hardcover).

This collection is now out of print, difficult to find, and very unlikely to come back into print. Contains 23 stories and poems; Publishers Weekly said they “reaffirm Ford’s position as one of SF’s most versatile craftsmen” and called it “an excellent collection.” Among its contents are the poem “110 Stories”; “Winter Solstice, Camelot Station,” the only poem to win a World Fantasy Award for best short fiction (because then, so the story goes, they changed the rules so that couldn’t happen again); and the short story “Erase/Record/Play,” a favorite of your humble mod.

Starting Bid: $10.

Notes: Donated by the publisher, Tor Books.

Bidding opens on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time and closes Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. More Information.


  1. Uh, uh, uh, Paul! You’ll have to top that… :-)

  2. Thanks–GMail + WordPress don’t always thread comment notifications, so it’s not as easy as I’d like to check past bids. I’ll do a thorough check of every offer about halfway through, to update the index so people can find neglected offers and possible bargains, but I figure until closer to the end, mistakes like this are easily fixable.

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