Book List in Order: 49 titles


  • Five substantial letters written from 1989 to 1991 bring readers into conversation with Hugo and Nebula Award winning-author Samuel Delany. With engaging prose, Delany shares details about his work, his relationships, and the thoughts he had while li...


  • Appearing in book form for the first time, The Atheist in the Attic is a suspenseful and vivid historical narrative, recreating the top-secret meeting between the mathematical genius Leibniz and the philosopher Spinoza caught between the horrors of ...


  • 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 dime...


  • 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, forb...


  • "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,...


  • In the bohemian sixties, a young writer tries to make sense of his life With the poet Marilyn Hacker, Delany moves into a tenement on a dead-end street that the landlord reserves for interracial couples. Between playing folk music in the evenings ...



  • 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 arou...








  • <P>In Shorter Views, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Samuel R. Delany brings his remarkable intellectual powers to bear on a wide range of topics. Whether he is exploring the deeply felt issues of identity, race, and sexuality, untangling ...


  • Arnold Hawley, a gay, African -- American poet, has lived in NYC for most of his life. Dark Reflections traces Hawley's life in three sections -- in reverse order. Part one: Hawley, at 50 years old, wins the an award for his sixth book of poems. Part...



  • 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 ...


  • Cultural Writing. Memoir. HEAVENLY BREAKFAST is Samuel R. Delaney's wise and vivid essay on urban communes and cooperatives in the winter of 'Sixty-seven/'Sixty-eight. It examines their function, structure, permanence, and impermanence as precisely a...



  • "In a story as exciting as any science fiction adventure written, Samuel R. Delany''s 1976 SF novel, originally published as Triton, takes us on a tour of a utopian society at war with . . . our own Earth! High wit in this future comedy of manners al...


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    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. The subje...






  • Wesleyan University Press has made a significant commitment to the publication of the work of Samuel R. Delany, including this recent fiction, now available in paperback. The three long stories collected in Atlantis: three tales ― "Atlantis: Model ...


  • As this novel begins, the peaceful village of Çiron faces conquest and domination by the army of Myetra, as led by a cruel prince. The Myetrans subdue Çiron, killing many and enslaving the rest.But Rahm escapes—and then befriends one of the fears...


  • Samuel R. Delany, whose theoretically sophisticated science fiction and fantasy has won him a broad audience among academics and fans of postmodernist fiction, offers insights into and explorations of his own experience as writer, critic, theorist, a...



  • In his four-volume series Return to Nevèrÿon, Hugo and Nebula award-winner Samuel R. Delany appropriated the conceits of sword-and-sorcery fantasy to explore his characteristic themes of language, power, gender, and the nature of civilization. Wesl...



  • In Neveryon, slavery is nonexistent, and three long tales explore the life of the legendary manGorgik the Liberatorresponsible for freeing the empire's slaves. Seen through his own eyes (``The Game of Time and Pain''), Gorgik is a man still caught in...


  • "1976" copy. Shows some light signs of age, with some age yellowing and small amount of edge and spine wear. Little red dot on top edge. Front cover has a spine edge crease but spine is in great condition. Very good copy! Tight and clean. Ships very ...


  • Combined edition of two novels and two short stories which won the Nebula Award. Babel - 17 (winner, 1966 Nebula, 1995 James Tiptree, Jr. Award, Classics; nominated, 1967 Hugo Award; 1975 Locus Poll Award, All-Time Best Novel (Place: 36)); A Fabulous...


  • "The story of a truly galactic civilization with over 6,000 inhabited worlds. 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 politi...






  • In his four-volume series Return to Nevèrÿon, Hugo and Nebula award-winner Samuel R. Delany appropriated the conceits of sword-and-sorcery fantasy to explore his characteristic themes of language, power, gender, and the nature of civilization. Wesl...


  • Nebula Award Finalist: Reality has come unglued and a mad civilization takes root in Bellona, in this science fiction classic. A young halfNative American known as the Kid has hitchhiked from Mexico to the midwestern city Bellonaonly something ...


  • In his four-volume series Return to Nevèrÿon, Hugo and Nebula award-winner Samuel R. Delany appropriated the conceits of sword-and-sorcery fantasy to explore his characteristic themes of language, power, gender, and the nature of civilizati...



  • in Alchemy & Academe

    ENTER THE WORLD OF TRANSMUTATIONS -- MENTAL AND ELEMENTAL, ALCHEMICAL AND ACADEMIC NIGHT AND THE LOVES OF JOE DICOSTANZO by Samuel R. Delany When a young man living in an abandoned castle discovers he has strange and wonderful powers, he's delig...


  • In his four-volume series Return to Nevèrÿon, Hugo and Nebula award-winner Samuel R. Delany appropriated the conceits of sword-and-sorcery fantasy to explore his characteristic themes of language, power, gender, and the nature of civilization. Wesl...


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    Cultural Writing. Memoir. HEAVENLY BREAKFAST is Samuel R. Delaney's wise and vivid essay on urban communes and cooperatives in the winter of 'Sixty-seven/'Sixty-eight. It examines their function, structure, permanence, and impermanence as precisely a...



  • It is a post-atomic future and civilization has regressed to a Middle Age like world. Geo a young student and poet, takes a job on a boat with a strange passenger, a priestess of the goddess Argo. They are heading toward a land of mutants and high ra...









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    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. And since Illyrion is the element most needed for space travel, Lor...



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    Here is a majestic trilogy of the far future brought together in a single volume. Delany's brilliant panorama portrays advanced science and decayed society, a universe-wide canvas filled with rogues and saints of all races, not only human but those w...


  • A father must come to terms with his son's death in the war. In Venice an architecture student commits a crime of passion. A white southern airport loader tries to do a favor for a black northern child. The ordinary stuff of ordinary fiction--but wit...


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    Author of the bestselling Dhalgren and winner of four Nebulas and one Hugo, Samuel R. Delany is one of the most acclaimed writers of speculative fiction. Babel-17, winner of the Nebula Award for best novel of the year, is a fascinating tale of a famo...


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    In the far-distant future, when Einsteinian and alien universes intersect, the world begins to change: strangely, wonderfully, incredibly. And the trek of Lobey, an alien Orpheus, across a weirdly sumptuous planet, leads him to the Dove, fabulous ...


  • Classic 1960's Science Fiction from an established master! "He was some place he had never been before. He did not know how he had gotten there. He did not know how to get back. And the close horizon, the double shadows ... now he realized that this ...


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