(#169166) FUN WITH YOUR NEW HEAD. Thomas M. Disch.

FUN WITH YOUR NEW HEAD. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1971. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Issued in Britain as UNDER COMPULSION (1968). "Seventeen sly, highly intelligent SF and fantasy stories by an extremely talented young writer (only 28 at the time of this book's publication). Standouts include 'The Roaches,' about a woman's perfect horror of cockroaches, and 'Casablanca,' about the fate of American tourists in North Africa when World War III breaks out." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 394. Includes "Thesis on Social Forms and Social Control in the U.S.A." which portrays "schizophrenia as a form of social organization." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 292. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2059-60. See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-344. Mild tanning along gutters of endpapers, else a fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with touch of wear at upper spine end and some tanning spine panel and along flap folds, mostly internal. (#169166).

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