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Skin Folk

by Nalo Hopkinson

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Published by Grand Central Publishing in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24267211M
ISBN 109780759566323, 9780759526648

Get this from a library! Skin folk. [Nalo Hopkinson] -- A collection of short fiction "ranges from Trinidad to Toronto, from fantastic folklore to frightening futures, from houses of deadly haunts to realms of dark sexuality."--Back cover.   On a set that transforms the Bushwick Starr into a cave beneath a tree, Jillian Walker tells a story of her family, and of blackness in America, that aches with hope.

Skin Folk | World Fantasy Award Winner: Fiction that "combines a richly textured multicultural background with incisive storytelling," by the author of The Salt Roads (Library Journal). In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like "Precious," in which .   World Fantasy Award Winner: Fiction that “combines a richly textured multicultural background with incisive storytelling,” by the author of The Salt Roads (Library Journal).. In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like “Precious,” in which the 5/5.

  Nalo Hopkinson writes science-fiction histories and science-fiction fairy tales. Compiled in the excellent story collection “Skin Folk” Author: Nick Liptak.   In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like "Precious," in which the narrator spews valuable coins and gems from her mouth whenever she attempts to talk or "A Habit of Waste," a self-conscious woman undergoes elective .


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In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like “Precious,” in which the narrator spews valuable coins and gems from her mouth whenever she attempts to talk or sing.

In “A Habit of Waste,” a self-conscious woman undergoes elective surgery to alter her Reviews:   Award-winning author Nalo Hopkinson's first collection is Skin Folk book Folk, and its 15 stories are as strong and beautiful as her novels.

"The Glass Bottle Trick" retells the Bluebeard legend in a Caribbean setting and rhythms, for a sharp, chilling examination Skin Folk book /5(19). "Skin Folk",is an anthology of fifteen short stories based on Caribbean myth,culture,tradition and of the stories are fabulist,some have magical realism blended in,some are based on folklore and some are pure science fiction.I will say that this is the best short story collection I have read this year and I am very happy to have discovered Nalo Hopkinson 😀.4/5.

In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like “Precious,” in which the narrator spews valuable coins and gems from her mouth whenever she attempts to talk or : Open Road Integrated Media LLC.

In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like “Precious,” in which the narrator spews valuable coins and gems from her mouth whenever she attempts to talk or sing.5/5(1).

Skin Folk is the first collection of short stories from Toronto’s Nalo Hopkinson, whose novels Brown Girl in the Ring and Midnight Robber earned her a number of science-fiction awards, including the Philip K.

Dick Award and the Hugo and Nebula Awards. SKIN FOLK by Nalo Hopkinson ‧ RELEASE DATE: Dec. 1, Fifteen Afro-Caribbean–flavored fables, some set in Toronto, by lauded Locus Award winner Hopkinson (Brown Girl in the Ring,etc.).

“Riding the Red” varies Little Red Riding Hood tale by adopting the viewpoint of Grandma, whose hormones lust for : Nalo Hopkinson. Anthropodermic bibliopegy is the practice of binding books in human skin. As of MayThe Anthropodermic Book Project has examined 31 out of 50 books in public institutions supposed to have anthropodermic bindings, of which 18 have been confirmed as human and 13 have been demonstrated to be animal leather instead.

A new collection of short stories from Hopkinson, including "Greedy Choke Puppy," which called "a cleverly crafted West Indian story featuring the appearance of both the soucouyant (vampire) & lagahoo (werewolf)," "Ganger (Ball Lightning)," praised by the Washington Post Book World as written in "prose [that] is vivid & immediate," this collection 4/5(7).

In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like "Precious," in which 4/5(7). ReviewByJudith Woolcock ColomboHot and spicy with the rhythm of the Caribbean, Skin Folk is a collection of 15 short stories by Jamaican born Canadian author Nalo Hopkinson.

These tales are bonded together by a common theme, change or shedding of skin. All is illusion; nothing is, as it first seems within the pages of this book/5(4).

Skin Folks seeks to build a bridge between the skincare industry and POC by providing a space for us to connect and learn. Through panels, workshops and experience-based events we’re casting a wider net and reaching out to the people fueling this industry with their dollars.

Here, all skin folk are kinfolk. Want to know about our next event. In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like “Precious,” in which the narrator spews valuable coins and gems from her mouth whenever she attempts to talk or “A Habit of Waste,” a self-conscious woman undergoes elective surgery to alter her.

Skin Folk | Hopkinson Nalo | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Skin Folk was my first collection of short stories. It appeared inand won the World Fantasy Award. It was also selected in for the New York Times Summer Reading List and was one of the New York Times Best Books of the Year.

The print version is out of print. SKIN FOLK Nalo Hopkinson, Author. Warner $ (p) ISBN Buy this book In "Greedy Choke Puppy" a bitter woman discards her skin at. Skin Folk () Skin Folk () About book: 1. Reviews Review will shown on site after approval.

(Review will shown on site after approval) Other books by Nonfiction. Yours to Keep. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher. The Felix Chronicles: Freshmen. Kace. Five stories of the fifteen included in Skin Folk had been unpublished prior to the collection—including the later quite widely anthologized “Fisherman.” This is a.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Skin Folk () by Hopkinson, Nalo.4/5(). Publisher's Summary In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like "Precious", in which the narrator spews valuable coins and gems from her mouth whenever she attempts to talk or sing.

In Skin Folk, with works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like "Precious," in which the narrator spews valuable coins and gems from her mouth whenever she attempts to talk or sing.4/5(1K).

Hot and spicy with the rhythm of the Caribbean, Skin Folk is a collection of 15 short stories by Jamaican born Canadian author Nalo Hopkinson. These tales are bonded together by a common theme, change or shedding of skin.

All is illusion; nothing is, as it first seems within the pages of this s: Winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Collection: In Skin folk, with fifteen works ranging from science fiction to Caribbean folklore, passionate love to chilling horror, Nalo Hopkinson is at her award-winning best spinning tales like "Precious," in which the narrator spews valuable coins and gems from her mouth whenever she attempts to talk or sing.