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  • Childhood's End

    By Arthur C. Clarke

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112514797
    • Publisher: The Easton Press
    (1995). 8vo. DELUXE LIMITED EDITION. SIGNED label laid in. A.e.g. Gentle shelfwear to boards. Otherwise bright clean copy. NF.
  • Gain

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312429096
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: September 2009
  • Galatea 2.2

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $7.00 - $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312423131
    • Publisher: Picador / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: January 2004
    After four novels and seveal years living abroad, the fictional protagonist of Galata 2.2 - Richard Powers - returns to the United States as Humanist-in-Residence at the enormous Center for the Study of Advanced Sciences. There he runs afoul of Philip Lentz, an outspoken cognitive neurologist intent upon modeling the human brain by means of computer-based neural networks. Lentz involves Powers in an outlandish and irresistible project: to train a neural net on a canonical list of Great Books. Through repeated tutorials, the device grows gradually more worldly, until it demands to know its own name, sex, race...and reasons for existing. 329p.
  • Generosity: An Enhancement

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312429751
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: August 2010
    What will happen to life when science identifies the genetic basis of happiness? Who will own the patent? Do we dare revise our own temperaments? Funny, fast, and magical, Generosity celebrates both science and the freed imagination. In his most exuberant book yet, Richard Powers asks us to consider the big questions facing humankind as we begin to rewrite our own existence.
  • Operation Wandering Soul

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $11.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780688115487
    • Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.
    • Published: 1993
    Tired and overworked, surgical resident Richard Kraft finds his protective shell shattered when, along with his physiotherapist, he begins to view the children's ward of the hospital. 30,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo. Tour.
  • Operation Wandering Soul

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $14.39
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060976118
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: May 1994
    National Book Award Finalist. IN the pediatrics ward of a public hospital in Los Angeles, a group of sick children gathers. Surrogate parents to this band of stray kids, resident Richard Kraft and therapist Linda Espera are charged with keeping them alive on make-believe alone. Determined to give hope where there is none, the adults spin a desperate anthology of stories that promise restoration and escape. But the inevitable is foreshadowed in the faces they've grownto love. Inevitably, Richard and Linda must return to forgotten chapters in their own lives in order ot make sense of the conclusion drawing near. 352p.
  • Prisoner's Dilemma

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $13.49
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060977085
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
    • Published: May 1996
    In this dazzling novel of compassion and imagination, something is wrong with Eddie Hobson Sr., father of four, sometime history teacher, quiz master, black humorist, and virtuoso invalid. His recurring fainting spells havwe worsened, and with his ingrained aversion to doctors, his worried family tries to discover the nature of his sickness. Meanwhile, in private, Eddie puts the finishing touches on a secret project he calls Hobstown, a place he promises will save him, the world, and everything in it. 348p.
  • The Echo Maker

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312426439
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: August 2007
    Winner of the 2006 National Book Award. On a winter night on a remote Nebraska road, twenty-seven-year-old Mark Schulter has a near-fatal car accident. His older sister, Karin, returns reluctantly to their hometown to nurse Mark back from a traumatic head injury. But when Mark emerges from a coma, he believes that this woman - who looks, acts, and sounds just like his sister - is really an imposter. When Karin contacts the famous neurologist Gerald Weber for help, he diagnoses Mark as having Capgras syndrome, which, in combination with the circumstances of his accident, threatens to change all of their lives beyond recognition. An exhilarating neuro-cosmological adventure.
  • The Gold Bug Variations

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $15.29
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060975005
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: September 1992
    A brilliant molecular biologist in his mid-twenties in 1957 attempts to crack the genetic code but has his efforts sidetracked by other demanding codes - social, moral, musical, spiritual. Other protagonists appear, love stories twist and flail. 639p. Pap.
  • The Iconic Interior: Private Spaces of Leading Artists, Architects, and Designers

    By Dominic Bradbury

    Our Price: $39.00 - $65.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781617690051
    • Publisher: Abrams
    • Published: October 2012
    The Iconic Interior features 100 of the most important and influential interiors from around the world. Designed by a broad spectrum of fashion designers, artists and architects, set designers and decorators, these private spaces represent a wide range of styles, periods, and aesthetics. Here are such unforgettable spaces as Billy Baldwin’s design for Diana Vreeland’s New York City home; Edith Wharton’s famous New England house, The Mount; Coco Chanel’s legendary Paris apartment; Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House; Tony Duquette’s California estate, Dawnridge; and Piero Fornasetti’s Villa Fornasetti. Organized chronologically, many of the interiors have been photographed specially for this book. Along with the lush photographs, each description is accompanied by a short biography of the owner/designer. The Iconic Interior is a complete guide to 100 years of influential, gorgeous design.
  • The Overstory: A Novel

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393356687
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 2019
  • The Time of Our Singing

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312422189
    • Publisher: Picador / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: January 2004
    On Easter Day, 1939, at Marian Anderson's epochal concert on the Washington Mall, David Strom, a German Jewish emigre scientist meets Delia Daley, a young Philadelphia black woman studying to be a singer. Their mutual love of music draws them together, and - against all odds and better judgment - they marry. They vow to raise their children beyond time, beyond identity, steeped only in song. Jonah, Joseph, and ruth grow up, however, during the Civil Rights era, coming of age in the violent 1960s, and living out adulthood in the racially retrenched late century. 631p.
  • Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060975098
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: 2001
    In the spring of 1914, renonwed photographer August Sander took a photograph of three young men on their way to a country dance. This haunting image, capturing the last moments of innocence on the brink of WWI, provides the central focus of Richard Powers's brilliant and compelling novel. As the fate of the three farmers is chronicled, two contemporary stories unfold. The young narrator becomes obsessed with the photo, while Peter Mays, a computer writer in Boston, discovers he has a personal link with it. The three stories connect in a surprising way and provide the reader with a mystery that spans a century of brutality and progress. 352p.
  • Time of Our Singing

    By Richard Powers

    Our Price: $11.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780965753838
    • Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
    • Published: January 2004
    The author's eighth novel is his most engaging, stylistically accessible and culturally aware work of fiction to date - a family album stuffed with memories and clippings that are not always chronologically arranged. The novel dramatizes the complexities of an inter-racial family in the 1950s, and the consequences for the family in the 1990s.
  • White Noise (25th Anniversary Edition)

    By Don DeLillo

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143105985
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: December 2009
    (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition). Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction (1985). Don DeLillo's masterpiece of the postmodern-media age tells the story of Jack Gladney, a professor of Hitler Studies in Middle America, whose life is suddenly disrupted by a lethal black chemical cloud. 310p.

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