THE BIRTH OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF ANTARCTICA. New York: The Dial Press, . Octavo, printed wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. The author's second book. Powerful novel of a dystopian world of the 1990s. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-81. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 99. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 416. A fine copy. (#11476).