(#169496) 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. Signed on the title page by Disch. 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. "Disch is one of the best contemporary American short story writers; a new collection of his work is long overdue" - Brian Stableford/Michael M. Levy. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2059-60. See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-344. Purple remainder spray to bottom edge of text block, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#169496).

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