IN OTHER WORLDS: SF and the Human Imagination.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, (2011) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "At a time when speculative fiction seems less and less far-fetched, Margaret Atwood lends her distinctive voice and singular point of view to the genre in a series of essays that brilliantly illuminates the essential truths about the modern world. . . . This book brings together her three heretofore unpublished Ellmann Lectures from 2010 . . . [It] includes some of Atwood's key reviews and thoughts about the form. Among those writers discussed are Marge Piercy, Rider Haggard, Ursula Le Guin, Ishiguro, Bryher, Huxley, and Jonathan Swift." Among other things, she talks about the differences between speculative fiction and science fiction. SIGNED on the title page. Appendices. 252 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0385533966.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.