Octavia E. BUTLER. Parable of the Talents (1998). First edition, association copy
Butler, Octavia E. (1947-2006) Parable of the Talents. New York: Seven Stories Press, 1998. First edition. Fine in dustwrapper.
Inscribed by the author to a colleague.
The brilliant Afrofuturist novel, whose dystopic vision of America seems prescient today. Winner of the 1999 Nebula Award for best novel. This copy inscribed by the author to Gordon (i.e., Gordon Van Gelder, publisher of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction). Laid in are publicity information, and a clipping from the cover of an issue of F&SF with a postal notice noting that Butler's address had changed.