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  • IN THE COUNTRY OF LAST THINGS. by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    IN THE COUNTRY OF LAST THINGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1987) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel deals with the bare-bones of survival in a hallucinatory, but real, world in the last stages of disintegration. SIGNED on the title page. 188 pp. ISBN: 0-670-814458.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81040
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  • BURN. by Baggott, Julianna.
    Baggott, Julianna.
    BURN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2014). Hardcover first edition - The third and final book in the young adult dystopian trilogy that began with "Pure." With his father now dead, Partridge has assumed leadership of the Dome, one of the last few refuges from the ravaged wastelands of the outside world. . . . On the outside, a band of survivors faces a treacherous journey to Dome.. . . As former allies become potential enemies, the fate of the world is more uncertain than ever." 416 pp. ISBN: 978-1455502998.

    Condition: Very good in fine dust jacket (an unread copy, but the upper corner of several pages are bumped)

    Book ID: 70497
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  • WALKAWAY. by Doctorow, Cory.
    Doctorow, Cory.
    WALKAWAY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, 2017. SIGNED first edition - After watching the breakdown of modern society, Hubert, Etc, has nowhere left to be except amongst the dregs of disaffected youth who party all night and heap scorn on the sheep they see on the morning commute. But when he falls in with Natalie, an ultra-rich heiress trying to escape the clutches of her repressive father, the two decide to give up fully on formal society and walk away. But it is still a "dangerous world out there, the empty lands wrecked by climate change, dead cities hollowed out by industrial flight, shadows hiding predators animal and human alike." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 379 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated orange wrappers with a cut-out on the front cover.

    Book ID: 70318
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  • WALKAWAY. by Doctorow, Cory.
    Doctorow, Cory.
    WALKAWAY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, 2017. First edition - After watching the breakdown of modern society, Hubert, Etc, has nowhere left to be except amongst the dregs of disaffected youth who party all night and heap scorn on the sheep they see on the morning commute. But when he falls in with Natalie, an ultra-rich heiress trying to escape the clutches of her repressive father, the two decide to give up fully on formal society and walk away. But it is still a "dangerous world out there, the empty lands wrecked by climate change, dead cities hollowed out by industrial flight, shadows hiding predators animal and human alike." 379 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated orange wrappers with a cut-out on the front cover.

    Book ID: 74949
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  • LORD OF OPIUM by Farmer, Nancy.
    Farmer, Nancy.
    LORD OF OPIUM

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to Farmer's award-winning "House of Scorpion." As a clone of El Patron, 14 year old Matt is expected to take over as the Lord of Opium, a drug kingdom running along what used to be the border between the US and Mexico, a land devastated by ecological disasters. Cast of characters, maps, chronology, appendix. xvii, 411 pp. ISBN: 978-1442482548.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72005
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  • SLOW RIVER. by Griffith, Nicola.
    Griffith, Nicola.
    SLOW RIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Winner of the Nebula Award. Author's second novel (her first won both the Tiptree and the Lambda awards.) Set in the near future, in a world of pollution and identity control, this is the story of a young woman's struggle for survival and independence in the gritty underside of the city. INSCRIBED on the title page. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-345-391659.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75655
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  • AN EXCESS MALE. by King, Maggie Shen.
    King, Maggie Shen.
    AN EXCESS MALE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2017). SIGNED first edition - The author's first published novel, a "dystopian tale of politics, inequality, marriage, love, and rebellion, set in a near-future China . . .Under the One Child Policy, everyone plotted to have a son. Now 40 million of them can't find wives. By the year 2030, more than twenty-five percent of men in their late thirties will not have a family of their own. "An Excess Male" is the story of one such leftover man's quest for love and family under a State that seeks to glorify its past mistakes and impose order through authoritarian measures, reinvigorated Communist ideals, and social engineering." SIGNED on the title page. Includes a reading group discussion guide. 406 pp. ISBN: 978-1538454060.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 71111
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  • CALIFORNIA. by Lepucki, Edan.
    Lepucki, Edan.
    CALIFORNIA.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The author's first novel, set in a "frighteningly realistic near future." SIGNED on the title page. 392 pp. ISBN: 978-0316250818.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63035
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  • THE WORLD INSIDE by Silverberg, Robert
    Silverberg, Robert
    THE WORLD INSIDE

    Edition: Book club edition: the first hardcover printing.

    Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, 1971. dj. Hardcover - In the year 2381, utopia has finally been achieved - war, hunger, crime and birth control have all been eliminated and life is sustained inside huge skyscrapers - since there is no need to travel, it is heresy to want to do so. 184 pp. Dust jacket by James Starrett.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket. (dj- very slight edge wear)

    Book ID: 10891
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  • Silverberg, Robert
    THE WORLD INSIDE

    Edition: Book club edition: the first hardcover printing.

    Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, 1971. dj. Hardcover - In the year 2381, utopia has finally been achieved - war, hunger, crime and birth control have all been eliminated and life is sustained inside huge skyscrapers - since there is no need to travel, it is heresy to want to do so. 184 pp. Dust jacket by James Starrett.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dustjacket (lower corner of front flap clipped.)

    Book ID: 36288
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  • DISTRACTION. by Sterling, Bruce.
    Sterling, Bruce.
    DISTRACTION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel with a darkly comic vision of the future of the United States by one of the founders of 'cyberpunk' science fiction. Nominated for the 1999 Hugo award and winner of the 2000 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Set in the election year of 2044, when the state of the union is a farce, the federal government is broke, cities are privately owned and Wyoming is on fire. ISBN: 0-553-104845.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 80462
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