The Atheist In The Attic by Samuel R. DelanyThe Atheist In The Attic by Samuel R. Delany

The Atheist In The Attic

bySamuel R. Delany

Paperback | April 1, 2018

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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 the cannibalistic Dutch Rampjaar and the brilliant “big bang” of the Enlightenment. Also Delany’s “Racism and Science Fiction” combines scholarly research and personal experience in the unique true story of the first major African-American author in the genre. This collection features a bibliography, an author biography, and the candid and uncompromising Outspoken Interview.
Samuel R. Delany changed the tone, the content, and the very shape of modern science fiction with his acclaimed novels and stories that bridged the apparent gap between science and fantasy to explore gay sexuality, racial and class consciousness, and the limits of imagination and memory. His vast body of work includes memoir, comics, s...
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Title:The Atheist In The AtticFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 0.4 inPublished:April 1, 2018Publisher:PM PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1629634409

ISBN - 13:9781629634401

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"Grand Master of SF Samuel R. Delaney gives us an absolutely fascinating and downright frightening recollection of the terrible past, violent reminders of racism and how he was much a victim himself of racial violence." —Andrew Andrews, www.truereviewonline.com