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  • LOST CITY RADIO. by Alarcon, Daniel.
    Alarcon, Daniel.
    LOST CITY RADIO.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2007.). SIGNED first edition - Highly acclaimed first novel by this writer, born in Peru, raised in Alabama, and now living in California, and writing in English. A dystopian view of the future, set in a 'nameless, timeless South American country' where a war has been raging between the government and a guerrilla faction from the jungle. Alarcon's first book, a collection of short stories, won the Whiting Writer's Award and he was chosen by PW as one of the top debut writers of 2007 and In 2010, he was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED on the title page. 257 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (light crease to front cover, more noticeable crease to back cover) . Promotional material laid in.

    Book ID: 40986
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  • LOST CITY RADIO. by Alarcon, Daniel.
    Alarcon, Daniel.
    LOST CITY RADIO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly acclaimed first novel by this writer, born in Peru, but now living in California. A dystopian view of the future, set in a 'nameless, timeless South American country' where a war has been raging between the government and a guerrilla faction from the jungle. Alarcon's first book, a collection of short stories, won the Whiting Writer's Award and he was chosen by PW as one of the top debut writers of 2007 and In 2010, he was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. SIGNED by the author. 257 pp. ISBN: 978-0060594794.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dust jacket (some light toning to the pages, remainder line)

    Book ID: 62359
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  • DYSTOPIAN VISIONS. by [Anthology] Elwood, Roger, editor.
    [Anthology] Elwood, Roger, editor.
    DYSTOPIAN VISIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Visions of the Future. . . 13 Original Stories by Modern Masters of Science Fiction" Contributors include Thomas F. Monteleone, Jack Dann, George Zebrowski, Pamela Sargent, Ed Bryant, R.A. Lafferty, Gene Wolfe and others. 197 pp. ISBN: 0-13-2222167.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (corners slightly bumped, "B" on bottom edge, edgewear to dj.

    Book ID: 79765
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  • THE WATER KNIFE. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WATER KNIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. dj. Hardcover first edition - Dystopian novel set in the American Southwest, in a land devasted by drought, and where water wars are being openly fought. An all too plausible future. 371 pp. ISBN: 978-0385352871.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74870
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  • THE WATER KNIFE. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WATER KNIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. dj. Hardcover first edition - Dystopian novel set in the American Southwest, in a land devasted by drought, and where water wars are being openly fought. An all too plausible future. 371 pp. ISBN: 978-0385352871.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72954
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  • THE WATER KNIFE. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WATER KNIFE.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. dj. Hardcover - Dystopian novel set in the American Southwest, in a land devasted by drought, and where water wars are being openly fought. An all too plausible future. 371 pp. ISBN: 978-0385352871.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75473
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  • Barnes, Steven.
    STREETLETHAL.

    Edition: Paperback original - second printing.

    New York: Ace Books, (1984). SIGNED - INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 1985. Novel by this African American science fiction writer - a dystopian view of the near future, where Los Angeles has become a war-zone. 310 pp. Cover art by Barclay Shaw. ISBN: 0-812-510348.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 64394
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  • Breytenbach, Breyten
    MEMORY OF SNOW AND DUST.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the near future, in a Europe and Africa in chaos, by one of the leading white opponents of apartheid in South Africa, who was imprisoned for seven years for "terrorism." 308 pp. ISBN: 0-374-20766-6.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dustjacket (edgewear.)

    Book ID: 16639
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  • THE KILN PEOPLE. by Brin, David.
    Brin, David.
    THE KILN PEOPLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Provocative dystopian novel by the author of 'The Postman.' - "In a perilous future, disposable duplicate bodies fulfill every citizen's legal and illicit whim. Life as a 24-hour "ditto" is cheap, as Albert Morris knows. A brash investigator with a knack for trouble, he's sent plenty of clay duplicates into deadly peril, then "inloaded" memories from copies that were shot, crushed, drowned.all part of a day's work." SIGNED on the half title page. 458 pp. ISBN: 0-765303558.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (lower corner of a few leaves bumped)

    Book ID: 75642
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  • BONE DANCE: A Fantasy for Technophiles. by Bull, Emma.
    Bull, Emma.
    BONE DANCE: A Fantasy for Technophiles.

    Edition: Book club edition: the first hardcover printing.

    New York: Ace Books, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in a post-holocaust Minneapolis. 278 pp. Dust jacket art by Doug Beekman.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (corner flap clipped).

    Book ID: 79992
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  • PROUD MAN. by [Burdekin, Katharine] Constantine, Murray.
    [Burdekin, Katharine] Constantine, Murray.
    PROUD MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Boriswood, 1934. Hardcover first edition - Uncommon first edition of this important feminist work of speculative fiction, in which a Genuine Person is hurtled back from thousands of years in the future into the troubled world of England in the 30s. Although favorably reviewed at the time (Edwin Muir called the first chapter of this novel, a 'brilliant piece of work'), Burdekin's works (which were published under the pseudonym of Murray Constantine) were almost forgotten until the Feminist Press began to re-issue them in the United States.

    Condition: Good only in blue cloth with some fading and rubbing to the lettering on the spine, slight spine slant, previous owner's name - but still a reasonably copy of a hard to find book.

    Book ID: 16725
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  • AFTERMATH. by Burton, LeVar.
    Burton, LeVar.
    AFTERMATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel by this award-winning actor, producer and director (who was first known as Kunta Kinte on 'Roots' and then for his long-running role in the television series 'Star Trek'). Set in the near future, in a world devasted by both natural disasters, civil war and the disintegration of society. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-446-519936.

    Condition: Ex-library but with very few markings and overall tight and clean in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63787
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  • DEAD BOYS. by Calder, Richard.
    Calder, Richard.
    DEAD BOYS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to his highly praised first novel, a cyberpunk horror novel set in the near future, and the second book in a planned trilogy: An engineered virus has gone wrong, and created a plague that turns women into deadly plastic dolls at puberty - and now these doll-girls have mated with humans to create a new subspecies. 199 pp. ISBN: 0-312139578.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (light edgewear to dj).

    Book ID: 64438
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  • DEAD GIRLS. by Calder, Richard.
    Calder, Richard.
    DEAD GIRLS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised first novel, a cyberpunk horror novel set in the near future, the first book in a planned trilogy: An engineered virus has gone wrong, and created a plague that turns women into deadly plastic dolls at puberty. 206 pp. ISBN: 0-312130457.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (glue discoloration under flaps.)

    Book ID: 34734
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  • DEAD BOYS. by Calder, Richard.
    Calder, Richard.
    DEAD BOYS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to his highly praised first novel, a cyberpunk horror novel set in the near future, and the second book in a planned trilogy: An engineered virus has gone wrong, and created a plague that turns women into deadly plastic dolls at puberty - and now these doll-girls have mated with humans to create a new subspecies. 199 pp. ISBN: 0-312139578.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (remainder dot, a bit of edgewear to dj).

    Book ID: 64279
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  • DEAD GIRLS. by Calder, Richard.
    Calder, Richard.
    DEAD GIRLS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's highly praised first novel, a cyberpunk horror novel set in the near future, the first book in a planned trilogy: An engineered virus has gone wrong, and created a plague that turns women into deadly plastic dolls at puberty. 206 pp. ISBN: 0-312130457.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40787
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  • RICHTER 10 by Clarke, Arthur C. and McQuay, MIke
    Clarke, Arthur C. and McQuay, MIke
    RICHTER 10

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A near-future story set in a world of Chinese-held corporations and an America split along racial and religious lines. One seismotologist has developed a unique theory of quake predicition and he is struggling to avoid catastrophe in the form of a colossal earthquake more destructive than any in human history. Author's note, 307 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 13508
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  • THE HUNGER GAMES. by Collins, Suzanne.
    Collins, Suzanne.
    THE HUNGER GAMES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scholastic, (2008.). First edition - Scarce advance issue of the first book in this powerful trilogy set in the near future with unsettling parallels to our present. Includes a letter to the reader from Collins which does not appear in the trade edition. Basis for the movie of the same name. 487 pp.

    Condition: Fine in black illustrated wrappers (a new, unread copy.)

    Book ID: 55647
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  • THE HUNGER GAMES. by Collins, Suzanne.
    Collins, Suzanne.
    THE HUNGER GAMES.

    Edition: First printing (complete number line ending in a '1')

    New York: Scholastic, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Rather hard to find first printing of the first book in this powerful trilogy set in the near future with unsettling parallels to our present. Basis for the movie of the same name. 487 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (not an unread copy, but one which has been read with care)

    Book ID: 62966
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  • MOCKINGJAY. by Collins, Suzanne.
    Collins, Suzanne.
    MOCKINGJAY.

    Edition: First printing (complete number line ending in a '1')

    New York: Scholastic, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The conclusion of the powerful Hunger Games trilogy set in the near future with unsettling parallels to our present. Basis for the movie of the same name. 390 pp. ISBN: 978-0439023511.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64931
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  • MOCKINGJAY. by Collins, Suzanne.
    Collins, Suzanne.
    MOCKINGJAY.

    Edition: First printing (complete number line ending in a '1')

    New York: Scholastic, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The conclusion of the powerful Hunger Games trilogy set in the near future with unsettling parallels to our present. Basis for the movie of the same name. 390 pp. ISBN: 978-0439023511.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (erasure on half title page).

    Book ID: 65007
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  • MATCHED. by Condie, Ally.
    Condie, Ally.
    MATCHED.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Speak / Penguin, (2011.). SIGNED - "In the Society, officials decide. Who you love. Where you work. When you die." A chilling picture of a brave new world. The first book in a dystopian trilogy for young adults. SIGNED on the title page. 366 pp.plus an excerpt from the second book,. ISBN: 9780142419779.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (as new)

    Book ID: 60021
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  • RIVERS OF GOLD. by Dunn, Adam.
    Dunn, Adam.
    RIVERS OF GOLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - Tech-noir novel set in New York City in what was the near future when this book was written - a city with race riots, massive unemployment and crime run rampant. 276 pp. ISBN: 978-1608193073.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63529
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  • Elliott, Sumner Locke (1917-91).
    GOING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Brief novel - the fifth by this Australian born author and playwright (he won the Miles Franklin award for his first novel) - set in a rather chilling near future. Dustjacket praise from Maxine Kumin and Sue Kaufman (who called it 'A story of a frightening future and romantic past - ironic and witty, funny and sad, filled with poetic tenderness.') 170 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0112425.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 34290
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  • SOLITAIRE. by Eskridge, Kelley.
    Eskridge, Kelley.
    SOLITAIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: EOS - Harper Collins, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, an interesting look at a future dominated by a corporate-state. 353 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0088575.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61965
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  • SOLITAIRE. by Eskridge, Kelley.
    Eskridge, Kelley.
    SOLITAIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: EOS - Harper Collins, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, an interesting look at a future dominated by a corporate-state. 353 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0088575.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77753
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  • SOLITAIRE. by Eskridge, Kelley.
    Eskridge, Kelley.
    SOLITAIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: EOS - Harper Collins, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, an interesting look at a future dominated by a corporate-state. INSCRIBED on the title page. 353 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0088575.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 76729
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  • CHRISTOPHER UNBORN. by Fuentes, Carlos.
    Fuentes, Carlos.
    CHRISTOPHER UNBORN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel set in what was the near future at the time it was written: in 1992 in a Mexico City where the worst possiblities for the country and the people have become realities - a city with the largest population in the world, black acid rain falling relentlessly on an already polluted city, gangs of children rampaging through the city, a hopelessly corrupt ruling party - and it is 500 years since Columbus's landing in the Americas. Translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam and the author. ISBN: 0-374-123349.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63762
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  • VIRTUAL LIGHT. by Gibson, William.
    Gibson, William.
    VIRTUAL LIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in California in the near future, by this award winning author - the structure of the US has crumbled due to earthquakes, NoCal and SoCal are uneasy sister states, and there are squatters living on what was the Golden Gate Bridge. Dustjacket praise from Tom Robbins, Robert Crais and others. 325 pp. ISBN: 0-553-074997.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79814
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  • THE WORD EXCHANGE. by Graedon, Alena.
    Graedon, Alena.
    THE WORD EXCHANGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2014). Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a "dystopian novel for the digital age, . . . about the dangers of technology and the power of the printed word. In the not-so-distant future, the forecasted "death of print" has become a near reality. Bookstores, libraries, newspapers, and magazines are essentially things of the past, as we spend our time glued to handheld devices called Memes." 370 pp. ISBN: 978-0385537650.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, and overall tight and clean in a fine unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71250
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