Recommended Reads

  • Flickr Steampunk

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  • Steampunk Roulette

    Gamble Your Fate!

    Click the Flywheel to be transported to any of a myriad rewards, sites across the internet replete with coal dust, engine grease, and all things Steampunk.

  • Steampunk! News

    • Steampunk! in Russia

      April 28th, 2017

      Popping back here for a moment as we’ve just been told that AST has just bought Russian rights to Steampunk! […]

    • Monstrous Affections giveaway

      August 8th, 2014

      We have 2 copies of Monstrous Affections to give away here!

    • Monstrous Affections!

      July 21st, 2014

      New book, ToC, starred review, events! This September Candlewick will be publishing our second YA anthology, yay! This one, disappointingly, […]

    • Mechanical tiger

      May 20th, 2013

      There’s a ton of fascinating steampunk things out there in the world, but this mechanical tiger really takes the biscuit. It […]

    • AWP in Boston

      March 6th, 2013

      The paperback is flying off the shelves, yay! Hey, Kelly and I will be in Boston this week for the […]

At last I’ve made a very small beginning to this page. Recommendations welcome!


Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neil, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Alan Moore & David Lloyd, V for Vendetta
A long time favorite (the movie doesn’t really cut it) which I re-read every year or two.

Bruce Sterling & William Gibson, The Difference Engine

Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, Steampunk, Steampunk Reloaded, and Jeff VanderMeer and S. J. Chambers’s The Steampunk Bible

Dr. Grymm & Barbe Saint John, 1,000 Steampunk Creations: Neo-Victorian Fashion, Gear, and Art


Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky

Caro and Jeunet’s City of Lost Children—although I prefer Delicatessen

The Golden Compass