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SCIENCE FICTION (Iowa City)

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I'm continuing to dissolve my large collection of science fiction, accumulated over decades. I've briefly annotated most of them, but if you've never heard of this or that title, check it out on Wikipedia.

This is only a sample of my collection--so contact me if you don't see what you're looking for.
Not all the listed books are pictured.
If you see the book listed it's still available--no need to ask

MINIMUM PURCHASE OF $15 cash (I won't mail)
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Adams, Douglas. The More Than Complete Hitchhiker's Guide [Hitchhiker's Guide...; Restaurant at End of Universe;
Life, Universe and Everything; So Long and Thanks for All the Fish; Young Zaphod Plays it Safe] hardback $10

Bear, Greg Blood Music (biotechnology produces plague) paperback $5 [$13.95 cover price]

Bradbury, Ray The Martian Chronicles (classic stories about colonization & conflict) paperback $5

Brunner, John The Sheep Look Up (perhaps the most renowned ecological dystopia story) paperback $5

Burgess, Anthony A Clockwork Orange (dystopian satire about violence & free-will) paperback $5

Burroughs, William S. Naked Lunch paperback $7 [$11.95 cvr pr]

Capek, Karel War with the Newts paperback $6 (a classic of European science fiction)

Clareson, Thomas D. (editor) SF: The Other Side of Realism (important collection of 26 critical studies of the genre; major authors) hardback $12

Crowley, John Beasts/Engine Summer/Little, Big paperback $10

Delany, Samuel R. Dhalgren (massive--879 pages--epic by cult novelist) paperback $6

Delany, Samuel R./Chaykin, Howard Empire oversized paperback $12 (stated 1st paperback edition; cheapest copy on Amazon is $35)

Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly (preeminent book of paranoia) paperback $6 [$13.95 cover price]

Dick, Philip K. The Preserving Machine hardback $7 [collection of short stories]

Dick, Philip K. Vulcan's Hammer (revolt of the Healers against artificial intelligence) paperback $6 [$12 cover price]

Disch, Thomas M. 334 paperback $5 (classic dystopian)

Disch, Thomas M. Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World hardback $7 ($25 cover price)

Dozois, Gardner (editor) Transcendental Tales From Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine (sci fi twist to various religious traditions) paperback $7

Fowler, Karen Joy Sarah Canary (aliens in 19th c. American West) paperback $6 ($16 cover price)

Harbinson, W.A. Projekt Saucer, Book I: Inception: (first in the cult series) paperback $7

Heinlein, Robert The Number of the Beast (illustrations by Richard Powers; 1st ed in any format) (adventures in parallel universes) paperback $7

Leiber, Fritz The Wanderer paperback $5

Le Guin, Ursula The Dispossessed paperback $5

Levi, Primo The Sixth Day and Other Tales paperback $7 (philosophical tales about the folly and doom inherent in technological innovations; Levi was nominated for the Nobel Prize in literature)

Mason/Greenberg/Warrick Anthropology Through Science Fiction (18 stories) hardback $20

McAuley, Paul Eternal Light (galactic power struggle to expose "secret history of the universe") paperback $5

Panshin, Alexei Rite of Passage paperback $7 (signed by the author)

Pohl, Frederick The Best Of Frederick Pohl (a "grand master" as voted by Science Fiction Writers of America) paperback $5

Niven, Larry/Pournelle, Jerry Inferno (classic) paperback $5

Roberts, Keith Pavane (one of the best alternative histories: nascent Protestantism was aborted & Catholic church rules world) paperback $5

Russ, Joanna The Female Man (cult gender-bending satire) new, unread paperback $7 ($16 cover price)

Shea, Robert/Wilson, Robert Anton Illuminatus, part II: The Golden Apple (2nd in the trilogy) 1st edition 1975 paperback $5

Shelley, Mary Frankenstein paperback $5

Shippey (editor) The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories hardback $6

Silverberg, Robert Tom O'Bedlam paperback $6 (“definitive text”)

Sturgeon, Theodore More Than Human paperback $5 (classic)

Van Vogt, A.E. Slan (one of the first & best of Ubermensch-as-hunted-freak) paperback (Amazon say it's a 1951 1st edition) $4

Vonnegut, Kurt Welcome to Monkey House paperback $5

Wells, H.G. Seven Famous Novels [The Time Machine/The Island of Dr. Moreau/The Food of the Gods/The Invisible Man/The War of the Worlds/First Men in the Moon/In the Days of the Comet] stated 1st edition Knopf 1934, 860 pp hardback $12

Wells, H.G. The War of the Worlds stated 1st printing paperback 1953 $5

Wolfe, Gene The Fifth Head of Cerberus paperback $5 (3 interwoven novellas by acclaimed writer)



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