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  • REMNANTS: Season of Wonder. by Bergren, Lisa T.
    Bergren, Lisa T.
    REMNANTS: Season of Wonder.

    Edition: First printing.

    Grand Rapids, MI: Blink / Zondervan, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - Book One in the Remnants Series. A young adult dystopian novel: "Our coming was foretold by the elders - We who were to change the future, just as the planet teetered on the edge of darkness. . . we were spirited away by those who hid us, trained us, and kept us safe until our time came. They poured their lives into us. Some died to save us. And now we, the Remnants, protected by Knights of the Last Order, have gathered. Called until we breathe our last to save the world." Pronunciation guide. 414 pp. ISBN: 9780310735649.

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

    Book ID: 61835
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  • ELEGY BEACH: A Book of the Change. by Boyett, Steven R.
    Boyett, Steven R.
    ELEGY BEACH: A Book of the Change.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ace Books, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - A post-apocalyptic fantasy. "Thirty years ago the lights went out, the airplanes fell, the cars went still, the cities all went dark. The laws humanity had always known were replaced by new laws that could only be called magic. The world has changed forever. Or has it?" Born after the Change, Fred grew up in a fishing village on the California coast playing in abandoned buildings and rusting supertankers, scavenging for their needs from the remnants of the previous generation's civilization. Author's afterword. 375 pp. ISBN: 978-0441017959.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69224
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  • WAYWARD: Book Two of the Wayward Pines Series. by Crouch, Blake.
    Crouch, Blake.
    WAYWARD: Book Two of the Wayward Pines Series.

    Edition: Trade paperback original.

    Seattle: Thomas & Mercer, (2013). The second book in this thriller series. "Welcome to Wayward Pines, population 461. Nestled amid picture-perfect mountains, the idyllic town is a modern-day Eden - .except for the electrified fence and razor wire, and the relentless surveillance tracking each word and gesture." But Ethan Burke, the new sheriff, has been outside and he knows the horror kept at bay by the fence. 298 pp plus a sneak preview for the next book in the series. ISBN: 978-1477808702.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78903
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  • SONS OF THE PIONEERS. by Givens, John.
    Givens, John.
    SONS OF THE PIONEERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1977) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in a decaying futuristic world. 270 pp. Dustjacket art by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-151837759.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (creases on flaps of dj)

    Book ID: 79570
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  • BLUE LIMBO. by Green, Terrence M.
    Green, Terrence M.
    BLUE LIMBO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1997). Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, a hard-hitting science fiction thriller set in a near future Toronto, which is spiraling into anarchy, drugs rule the streets and the criminals have the police outgunned. 253 pp. ISBN: 0312862822.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78306
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  • THE JOY MAKERS. by Gunn, James, . Foreword by Isaac Asimov.
    Gunn, James, . Foreword by Isaac Asimov.
    THE JOY MAKERS.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Crown, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of a future totally dedicated to the pleasure principle, a world without want, no sickness, no hunger - which is also a nightmare world of indolence and lost civilization - originally published as a paperback original. Volume 2 in the Crown Classics of Modern Science Fiction Series with a foreword by Asimov, an introduction by George Zebrowski who compares this to Huxley's Brave New World, but with an American flavor . Small format. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-517-551845.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some spotting to edges of the textblock)

    Book ID: 79870
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  • THE TRUTH MACHINE, by Halperin, James
    Halperin, James
    THE TRUTH MACHINE,

    Edition: First thus- first printing of this edition (preceded by a privately printed edition).

    New York: Del Rey / Ballantine, {1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in the near future -one in which a machine which is infallible in determining lies from truth has been perfected. But as its use spreads from determining the guilt of suspected criminals to other areas of society, the effects multiply in often unexpected ways. Appendix. 321 pp. ISBN: 0-345410564.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72507
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  • THE TRUTH MACHINE, by Halperin, James
    Halperin, James
    THE TRUTH MACHINE,

    Edition: First thus- first printing of this edition (preceded by a privately printed edition).

    New York: Del Rey / Ballantine, {1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in the near future -one in which a machine which is infallible in determining lies from truth has been perfected. But as its use spreads from determining the guilt of suspected criminals to other areas of society, the effects multiply in often unexpected ways. Appendix. 321 pp. ISBN: 0-345410564.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some spine slant, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 72846
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  • EXIT WEST. by Hamid, Moshin.
    Hamid, Moshin.
    EXIT WEST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Riverhead Books, (2017). First edition - The fourth novel by this award-winning author who was born in Pakistan. A mixture of the real, surreal and some old-fashioned magic, this is the story the story of the migrants Saeed and Nadia, who leave an unnamed country in the midst of a civil war and journey to Greece, England and eventually to the United States in an effort to invent new lives for themselves. Shortlisted for the Man-Booker, named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times and more. 231 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self flaps.

    Book ID: 71644
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  • HOLE IN THE SKY. by Hautman, Pete.
    Hautman, Pete.
    HOLE IN THE SKY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A young adult novel set in the near future - in 2028 -when a deadly flu virus has ravaged the earth and only 1 in 2000 survive. SIGNED on the title page. Map frontispiece, 179 pp plus author's notes. ISBN: 0-689831188.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66205
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  • FREQUENCIES. by Ortega, Joshua.
    Ortega, Joshua.
    FREQUENCIES.

    Edition: First hardcover edition.

    San Diego: Jodere Group, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set 50 years in the future in a world on the edge of chaos; the 'thought police' have been given the task of eliminating any subversive activity. Includes an extensive glossary of "freekspeek" terms. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication - 5/31/03 at the BEA. 393 pp. ISBN: 1-58872-0691.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60477
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  • FINAL SOLUTION. by Peck, Richard E.
    Peck, Richard E.
    FINAL SOLUTION.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by an author who spent many years in academia, an "amusing but grim tale" set mostly 50 years in the future. "For years universities have been restive sounding boards for those who talk of revolution. . . Robert Kiley, a member of the faculty, seems to endorse the change but his efforts at reform have brought him near death, saved only by a colleagues experimental research in cryogenics. Awakening years in the future, Kiley finds that he is still on the university campus . . in a new era when everyone speaks in distorted versions of todays ghetto jargon, everyone (literate or not) has a PhD,…

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    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by an author who spent many years in academia, an "amusing but grim tale" set mostly 50 years in the future. "For years universities have been restive sounding boards for those who talk of revolution. . . Robert Kiley, a member of the faculty, seems to endorse the change but his efforts at reform have brought him near death, saved only by a colleagues experimental research in cryogenics. Awakening years in the future, Kiley finds that he is still on the university campus . . in a new era when everyone speaks in distorted versions of todays ghetto jargon, everyone (literate or not) has a PhD, and the university has become a miniature hell, isolated from the new paradise of America. But the money still comes from Washington and as the new 'leader,' Kiley goes to fetch it, a journey across America which reveals just how alien he - or his world - has become." 189 pp. ISBN: 0-385087446.

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    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder spray to bottom edge of textblock)

    Book ID: 78202
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  • NEW YORK 2140. by Robinson, Kim Stanley.
    Robinson, Kim Stanley.
    NEW YORK 2140.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2017) dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at New York City a century from now - "As the sea levels rose, every street became a canal. Every skyscraper an island. For the residents of one apartment building in Madison Square, however, New York in the year 2140 is far from a drowned city." Finalist for Hugo award. 613 pp. ISBN: 978-0316262347.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73403
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  • THE EMERALD. by Soldati, Mario.
    Soldati, Mario.
    THE EMERALD.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1977) dj. Hardcover first edition - A man travels into the future in search of a fabulous jewel, and finds himself having to cross "the line" - a heavily patrolled and war devastated area between the Northern industrialized regions and the Arab-ruled South, rich in oil, but dangerously overpopulated. A "deeply disturbing view of two societies, equally barbarous, truncated parts of what might have been a civilized whole." Translated from the Italian by William Weaver. In Barron, Anatomy of Wonder, 1981, 5-180. 347 pp. ISBN: 0-151285306.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (crease to front flap of dj)

    Book ID: 77711
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  • O-ZONE. by Theroux, Paul.
    Theroux, Paul.
    O-ZONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam. (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - Theroux's massive dystopian novel of America in the near future, a land of nuclear waste, mutants, the incredibly rich and the masses. A wasteland not due to nuclear war but to "the inexorible pressing of what we already see about us - from the Third World to Times Square, from the halls of the mighty to the haunts of terrorists and killer survivalists." 527 pp. ISBN: 0-399-131858.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61911
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  • WHITEOUT. by Walker, Sage.
    Walker, Sage.
    WHITEOUT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1996). Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, set in the near future, a time when government means multinational corporation and life means a struggle to survive the effects of overpopulation, poverty, pollution, and hunger. 352 pp. ISBN: 0-312857659.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79740
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