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Carl Sagan: A Life

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Carl Sagan: A Life

Keay Davidson

Reference » Biographical

Paperback

A behind-the-scenes look at Sagan's life and career as the world's leading visionary in the field of space exploration and... [more]

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The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of: How Science Fiction conquered the World

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The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of: How Science Fiction conquered the World...

Thomas M. Disch

Reference » Essays

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Horror Reader

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Horror Reader

Ken Gelder

Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

The Horror Reader brings together 29 key articles to explore the enduring resonance of horror in popular culture. [more]

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The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien

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The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien

Humphrey Carpenter

Reference » Biographical

Paperback

Appearing in paperback for the first time with a newly expanded Index comes this collection of personal letters, the only... [more]

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Science Fiction Before 1900: Imagination Discovers Technology

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Science Fiction Before 1900: Imagination Discovers Technology

Paul K. Alkon

Reference » Literary Criticism

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Paul Alkon concentrates on several key works that mark the most significant phases in the early evolution of science fiction,... [more]

$56.99

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Victorian Hauntings: Spectrality, Gothic, the Uncanny and Literature

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Victorian Hauntings: Spectrality, Gothic, the Uncanny and Literature

Julian Wolfreys

Reference » Horror Reference

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What does it mean to read or write with ghosts, or to suggest that acts of reading or writing are haunted? In what ways can... [more]

$74.95

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Religion and Its Monsters

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Religion and Its Monsters

Timothy K. Beal

Reference » Horror Reference

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In this unusual and provocative book, Timothy K. Beal writes about the monsters that lurk in our religious texts, and about... [more]

$54.99

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J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century

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J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century

Tom Shippey

Reference » Biographical

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A critical study of Tolkien's works by Professor T.A. Shippey. [more]

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Buck Wild Doonesbury: a Doonesbury Book

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Buck Wild Doonesbury: a Doonesbury Book

G. B Trudeau

Reference » Literary Criticism

Paperback

From the Bill Clinton-Ken Starr face-off to high-flying Internet startups, Trudeau hones in on the things we take seriously... [more]

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Vampire Lectures

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Vampire Lectures

Laurence A. Rickels

Reference » Horror Reference

Paperback

Rickles, a UC Santa Barbara professor, sifts through mythology of vampirism, from folklore to Marilyn Manson, to explore the... [more]

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Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others

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Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others

E Hoffmann Price

Reference » Literary Criticism

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At Millennium's End: New Essays on the Work of Kurt Vonnegut

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At Millennium's End: New Essays on the Work of Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut

Reference » Biographical; Reference » Literary Criticism

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Collected essays by noted scholars covering the breadth and influence of Kurt Vonnegut's literature. [more]

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Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs

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Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs

William S Burroughs

Reference » Biographical

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Laid out as diary entries of the last nine months of Burroughs's life, Last Words spans the realms of cultural criticism,... [more]

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Charles M. Schulz: Conversations

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Charles M. Schulz: Conversations

M. Thomas Inge

Media » Media Reference; Reference » Biographical

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A biography in interviews of one of America's best-loved comic strip masters. Selected from over 300 interviews published... [more]

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A Patriot After All: 1940-1941

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A Patriot After All: 1940-1941

George Orwell

Reference » SF Reference

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Volume 12 of The Complete Works of George OrwellFor the twenty-month period of this volume, there are reproduced 123 book,... [more]

$65.00

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Ray Bradbury: A Critical Companion

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Ray Bradbury: A Critical Companion

Robin Anne Reid

Reference » Biographical; Reference » Literary Criticism

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A study of science fiction writer Ray Bradbury. It traces Bradbury's life, his literary efforts, his forays into Hollywood,... [more]

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Bell Witch: An American Haunting

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Bell Witch: An American Haunting

Brent Monahan

Reference » Essays

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A witness to the only documented incident in which a spirit is credited with killing a human being, Richard Powell relates... [more]

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Cyberpunk and Cyberculture: Science Fiction and the Work of William Gibson

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Cyberpunk and Cyberculture: Science Fiction and the Work of William Gibson...

Dani Cavallaro

Reference » SF Reference

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Explores the work of a range of writers - Acker, Cadigan, Rucker, Shirley, Sterling, Williams and, of course, Gibson - setting... [more]

$215.95  $194.35

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Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie and Folklore in the Literature of Childhood

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Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie and Folklore in the Literature of Childhood...

Jane Yolen

Reference » Literary Criticism

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The essays in Touch Magic, Jane Yolen's classic call-to-arms advocates the use of fantasy and folklore in children's literature.... [more]

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Arkham's Masters of Horror: A 60th Anniversary Anthology Retrospective of the First 30 Years of Arkham House

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Arkham's Masters of Horror: A 60th Anniversary Anthology Retrospective of...

Peter Ruber

Reference » Horror Reference

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Some of the writers August Derleth published during his 32 year reign at Arkham House have become legends among collectors... [more]

$90.50  $81.45

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Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez

Kathleen A. Tracy

Reference » Biographical

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This biography tells the story of the woman behind the actress and describes how she went from being one of the National Ballet... [more]

$24.95

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Dancing at the Edge of the World

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Dancing at the Edge of the World

Ursula K. Le Guin

Reference » Essays

Paperback

The celebrated author offers her thoughts on a broad range of subjects,... [more]

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Everything is under Control

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Everything is under Control

R. A. Wilson, M.J. Hill

Reference » SF Reference

Paperback

What do the Freemasons, the Kennedys, and Princess Diana have in common? All are at the center of gigantic conspiracy theories... [more]

$36.95  $33.25

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Halloween: Customs, Recipes and Spells

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Halloween: Customs, Recipes and Spells

Silver Ravenwolf

Reference » Horror Reference

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A journey through the history and magical practices of Halloween. This informative work examines the legends and customs that... [more]

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American Science Fiction and the Cold War: Literature and Film

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American Science Fiction and the Cold War: Literature and Film

David Seed

Reference » Essays

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Seed, a reader in the department of English at the University of Liverpool, investigates political inflections in American... [more]

$164.00

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