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Product Description: For fifty years Samuel Delany has cultivated a special relationship with language in works of fiction, criticism, and memoir that have garnered critical praise and legions of fans. The present volume – the first in a series – reveals a new dimension of his genius...read more

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9780819570895 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: For fifty years Samuel Delany has cultivated a special relationship with language in works of fiction, criticism, and memoir that have garnered critical praise and legions of fans.

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Product Description: "Samuel R. Delany is not only one of the most profound and courageous writers at work today, he is a writer of seemingly limitless range." — Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours."Among the most detailed, thoughtful, and heartbreaking portrayals of a writer's life...read more

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9780486809090 | Dover Pubns, October 19, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "Samuel R.
9780786719471 | Running Pr Book Pub, April 12, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Follows the life of a gay African-American poet from New York City's Lower East Side, in a tale told in reverse that follows his receipt of a literary prize in his fifties, his ill-fated marriage to an emotionally disturbed woman, and his first sexual experience in college.

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Product Description: "[Evenson's] scary fictional treatment of church hypocrisy has the feeling of a reasoned attack on blind religious obedience."—Publishers Weekly Provost Eldon Fochs may be a sexual criminal. His therapist isn't sure, and his church is determined to protect its reputation...read more
By Samuel R. Delany (introduced by)

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9781566894159 | Reprint edition (Coffee House Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "[Evenson's] scary fictional treatment of church hypocrisy has the feeling of a reasoned attack on blind religious obedience.

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Product Description: A, B, C: Three Short Novels contains the first three novels of Samuel R. Delany’s long and illustrious career.   The Jewels of Aptor is a science-fantasy story about a seafaring quest that sets out to find powerful magic jewels on a mystical, forbidden island where unimaginable danger lies...read more

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9781101911426 | Vintage Books, July 7, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A, B, C: Three Short Novels contains the first three novels of Samuel R.

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Product Description: Nova

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9780839823971 | Gregg Pr, June 1, 1977, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Delany's classic work of science fiction provides a portrait and parallels the intergalactic adventures of Mouse, an itinerant minstrel, and the archetypal figure Captain Lorq Von Ray

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9781473211919 | Orion Pub Co, November 12, 2015, cover price $16.65 | About this edition: Nova
9780375706707 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, June 1, 2002), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Delany's classic work of science fiction chronicles the intergalactic adventures of Mouse, an itinerant minstrel, and intrepid spaceship Captain Lorq Von Ray, as they set out to journey through the core of a recently imploded sun.
9780553236217 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, May 1, 1991), cover price $4.50 | also contains Going Where It's Dark | About this edition: Given that the suns of Draco stretch almost sixteen light years from end to end, it stands to reason that the cost of transportation is the most important factor of the 32nd century.

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9781507550021 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 3, 2015, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: The American Shore: Meditations on a Tale of Science Fiction by Thomas M. Disch—“Angouleme” was first published in 1978 to the intense interest of science fiction readers and the growing community of SF scholars. Recalling Nabokov’s commentary on Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, Roland Barthes’ commentary on Balzac’s Sarazine, and Grabinier’s reading of The Heart of Hamlet, this book-length essay helped prove the genre worthy of serious investigation...read more
By Matthew Cheney (introduced by) and Samuel R. Delany

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9780819567185, titled "The American Shore: Meditations on a Tale of Science Fiction by Thomas M. Disch - “Angouleme”" | Reprint edition (Wesleyan Univ Pr, August 1, 2014), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The American Shore: Meditations on a Tale of Science Fiction by Thomas M.

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Product Description: Phallos is a 2004 novel by the acclaimed novelist and critic Samuel R. Delany. Taking the form of a gay pornographic novella, with the explicit sex omitted, Phallos is set during the reign of the second-century Roman emperor Hadrian, and circles around the historical account of the murder of the emperor’s favorite, Antinous...read more

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9780819573551, titled "Phallos: Enhanced and Revised Edition" | Rev enh edition (Wesleyan Univ Pr, April 1, 2013), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Phallos is a 2004 novel by the acclaimed novelist and critic Samuel R.

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Product Description: Like his legendary Hogg, The Mad Man, and the million-seller Dhalgren, Samuel R. Delany’s major new novel Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders—explicit, poetic, philosophical, and, yes, shocking—propels readers into a gay sexual culture unknown to most urban gay men and women, a network of rural gay relations—with the twist that this one is supported by the homophile Kyle Foundation, started in the early 1980s by a black multi-millionaire, Robert Kyle III, to improve the lives of black gay men...read more

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9781936833146 | Magnus Books, April 17, 2012, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Like his legendary Hogg, The Mad Man, and the million-seller Dhalgren, Samuel R.

By Samuel R. Delany (foreword by), Theodore Sturgeon and Paul Williams (editor)

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9781556436598 | Reprint edition (North Atlantic Books, November 9, 2010), cover price $35.00

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Product Description: Samuel R. Delany’s The Jewel-Hinged Jaw appeared originally in 1977, and is now long out of print and hard to find. The impact of its demonstration that science fiction was a special language, rather than just gadgets and green-skinned aliens, began reverberations still felt in science fiction criticism...read more

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9780911499025 | Ultramarine Pub Co, June 1, 1977, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Samuel R.

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9780819568830, titled "The Jewel-hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction" | Revised edition (Wesleyan Univ Pr, July 7, 2009), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Samuel R.

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Product Description: Michael Moorcock’s Eternal Champion returns in the form of Michael Kane, a brilliant Earthman stranded on the treacherous deserts of Ancient Mars! In this sweeping, epic sword-and-planet adventure in the tradition of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Kane and his blue giant companion Hool Haji must travel to the far reaches of the Red Planet to halt the hideous Green Death, an unstoppable disease that rots the mind as well as the body...read more
By Samuel R. Delany (introduced by) and Michael Moorcock

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9781601251046 | Paizo Pub Llc, June 18, 2008, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Michael Moorcock’s Eternal Champion returns in the form of Michael Kane, a brilliant Earthman stranded on the treacherous deserts of Ancient Mars!

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Product Description: Award-winning novelist Samuel R. Delany has written a book for creative writers to place alongside E. M. Forster’s Aspects of the Novel and Lajos Egri’s Art of Dramatic Writing. Taking up specifics (When do flashbacks work, and when should you avoid them? How do you make characters both vivid and sympathetic?) and generalities (How are novels structured? How do writers establish serious literary reputations today?), Delany also examines the condition of the contemporary creative writer and how it differs from that of the writer in the years of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and the high Modernists...read more

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9780819567154 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, December 1, 2005, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Award-winning novelist Samuel R.

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9780819567161 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, January 4, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Award-winning novelist Samuel R.

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Set against exotic landscapes and strange cultures, this saga concerns a great information war involving every world inhabited by humanity and two people whose relationship shakes civilization to its core

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9780553050530 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, December 1, 1984, cover price $16.95 | also contains Facts and Fantasies: Images of Istanbul Women in the 1920s | About this edition: Set against exotic landscapes and strange cultures, this saga concerns a great information war involving every world inhabited by humanity and two people whose relationship shakes civilization to its core

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9780553251494 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, October 1, 1990), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Set against exotic landscapes and strange cultures, this saga concerns a great information war involving every world inhabited by humanity and two people whose relationship shakes civilization to its core

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Product Description: Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand is a science fiction masterpiece, an essay on the inexplicability of sexual attractiveness, and an examination of interstellar politics among far-flung worlds. First published in 1984, the novel's central issues—technology, globalization, gender, sexuality, and multiculturalism—have only become more pressing with the passage of time...read more
By Samuel R. Delany and Carl Freedman (foreword by)

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9780819567147 | 20 annual edition (Wesleyan Univ Pr, December 15, 2004), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand is a science fiction masterpiece, an essay on the inexplicability of sexual attractiveness, and an examination of interstellar politics among far-flung worlds.

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Product Description: Fiction. PHALLOS is the tale of a tale, recounting the pursuit of mystic knowledge throughout the Mediterranean world in the reign of the emperor Hadrian. Filled with wit and erudition - and deeply homoerotic - this is a Lacanian riddle to delight and intrigue the growing number of admirers of Delany's more recent fiction, Hogg (1995), and The Mad Man (1996)...read more

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9780917453410 | Bamberger Books, October 31, 2004, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Fiction.

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Product Description: So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy is an anthology of original new stories by leading African, Asian, South Asian and Aboriginal authors, as well as North American and British writers of color. Stories of imagined futures abound in Western writing...read more
By Samuel R. Delany (introduced by), Nalo Hopkinson (editor) and Uppinder Mehan (editor)

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9781551521589 | Arsenal Pulp Pr Ltd, October 15, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy is an anthology of original new stories by leading African, Asian, South Asian and Aboriginal authors, as well as North American and British writers of color.

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Product Description: A collection of classic fiction, a short novel, and a fascinating essay, with over sixty pages of illustrations. Includes: Omegahelm-On a lonely planet, the dictator of half a universe reveals her dark secret. Set in the universe of Delany's novel Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand; Empire Star-The adventures of Comet Jo as he travels through time and space with his cybernetic companion Lump; Prismatica-An enchanting fantasy about a prince, a grey man and his black trunk, and a beautiful lady from a rainbow world; plus the Nebula and Hugo Award-winning novella Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones, and more...read more

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9780911490800 | Ultramarine Pub Co, June 1, 1984, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A collection of classic fiction, a short novel, and a fascinating essay, with over sixty pages of illustrations.

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9780743486613 | Reprint edition (Ibooks, May 1, 2004), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A classic compilation of short fiction by the award-winning author features the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novella Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones, as well as 'Omegahelm,' 'Prismatica,' and 'Empire Star,' which chronicles the adventures through time and space of Comet Jo and his cybernetic companion Lump.
9781596870239 | Ibooks, May 1, 2004, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A collection of classic fiction, a short novel, and a fascinating essay, with over sixty pages of illustrations.

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Product Description: Acclaimed winner of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime's contribution to gay and lesbian literature, Samuel R. Delany wrote Hogg three decades ago. Since then it has been one of America's most famous 'unpublishable' novels...read more

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9780932511881 | Talman Co, March 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Acclaimed science fiction novelist Samuel Delany wrote Hogg over twenty years ago.

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9781573661195 | 2 edition (Fc2/Black Ice Books, May 1, 2004), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Acclaimed winner of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime's contribution to gay and lesbian literature, Samuel R.
9781573660112 | Reprint edition (Fc2/Black Ice Books, March 1, 1996), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Acclaimed winner of the William Whitehead Memorial Award for a lifetime's contribution to gay and lesbian literature, Samuel R.

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Product Description: "A very moving, intensely fascinating literary biography from an extraordinary writer. Thoroughly admirable candor and luminous stylistic precision; the artist as a young man and a memorable picture of an age." -William Gibson"Absolutely central to any consideration of black manhood...read more

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9780816645237, titled "Motion of Light in Water: Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village" | Univ of Minnesota Pr, April 1, 2004, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: "A very moving, intensely fascinating literary biography from an extraordinary writer.

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9780816645244 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, April 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "A very moving, intensely fascinating literary biography from an extraordinary writer.

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A panoramic trilogy of the distant future by the four time Nebula Award-winning author captures a world of advanced science, military might, and decadent society as it follows the adventures of Jon Koshar in an omnibus edition containing Out of the Dead City, The Towers of Toran, and City of a Thousand Suns. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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9781400031320 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, February 1, 2004), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A panoramic trilogy of the distant future by the four time Nebula Award-winning author captures a world of advanced science, military might, and decadent society.

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An expanded edition of the classic anthology Driftglass, this collection of science fiction and fantasy tales by the master of speculative fiction includes the Nebula Award-winning title story, the Nebula and Hugo Award-winning 'Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones,' and thirteen other great works. Original. 12,500 first printing.

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9780375706714 | Vintage Books, April 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: An expanded edition of the classic anthology, this collection of science fiction and fantasy tales includes the Nebula and Hugo Award-winning 'Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones.

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Product Description: One of the most universally acclaimed first novels in science fiction--by the man who become one of the most stellar writers in the genre's history. On the orders of Argo, the White Goddess, an itinerant poet and his three companions journey to the island of Aptor...read more

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9780575071001 | Victor Gollancz, March 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: One of the most universally acclaimed first novels in science fiction--by the man who become one of the most stellar writers in the genre's history.
9780553203110 | Bantam Books, May 1, 1982, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: The Priestess of Argo leads a poet, a three-legged thief, and a giant in an attempt to rescue her daughter and a group of magical jewels from barbaric island of Aptor

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Product Description: For his thesis, graduate student John Marr researches the life and work of the brilliant Timothy Hasler--a philosopher whose career was cut tragically short over a decade earlier. Marr encounters numerous obstacles as other researchers turn up evidence of Hasler's personal life that is deemed simply too unpleasant and disillusioning for the rarified air of academe...read more

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9781563331930, titled "Mad Man" | 1 edition (Masquerade Books, June 1, 1994), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: For his thesis, graduate student John Marr researches the life and work of the brilliant Timothy Hasler--a philosopher whose career was cut tragically short over a decade earlier.

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9780966599848 | Voyant Pub, September 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: For his thesis, graduate student John Marr researches the life and work of the brilliant Timothy Hasler--a philosopher whose career was cut tragically short over a decade earlier.
9781563331947 | Reissue edition (Masquerade Books, June 1, 1996), cover price $5.80 | About this edition: For his thesis, graduate student John Marr researches the life and work of the brilliant Timothy Hasler--a philosopher whose career was cut tragically short over a decade earlier.
9781563334085 | Masquerade Books, February 1, 1996, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Book by Delany, Samuel R.

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Rydra Wong, a poet and code expert, is asked to break a code used by an enemy government, but discovers that the code is really a supersophisticated language, in a new edition of the classic Nebula Award-winning novel, which is accompanied by the short novel Empire Star, in which a simple-minded teenager is entrusted to carry a vital message to a distant world. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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9780375706691 | Vintage Books, December 1, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In 'Babel-17,' Rydra Wong, a poet and code expert, must break an enemy government's code, but discovers that the code is really a supersophisticated language, while in 'Empire Star,' a simple-minded teenager is entrusted to carry a vital message to a dist

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