1970s > 1977

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    A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick

Bob Arctor is a junkie and a drug dealer, both using and selling the mind-altering Substance D. Fred is a law enforcement agent, tasked with bringing Bob down. It sounds like a standard case. The only problem is that Bob and Fred are the same person. Substance D doesn't just alter the mind, it splits it in two, and neither side knows what the other is doing or that it even exists. Now, both sides are growing increasingly paranoid as Bob tries to evade Fred while Fred tries to evade his suspicious bosses.

Year: 1977
Genre: Drug DealingScience Fiction

    An Autobiography by Agatha Christie

Back in print in an all-new edition, is the engaging and illuminating chronicle of the life of the "Queen of Mystery." Fans of Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple and readers of John Curran's fascinating biographies Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks and Murder in the Making will be spellbound by the compelling, authoritative account of one of the world's most influential and fascinating novelists, told in her own words and inimitable style.

Year: 1977
Genre: Biography

    Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw

Year: 1977
Genre: Family Saga

    Blowback by Bill Pronzini

And then the murders start. The first doesn't seem to have anything to do with the situation when a rug dealer is killed in his van. But then the inhabitants of the camp become targets, including Nameless. He faces more than the usual share of danger as he is entombed in a cave. The book has a little bit of everything-sexual intrigue, theft, murder, violence-all leavened by Nameless searching for the truth in a high tension environment.

Year: 1977
Genre: Private Eye

    Burglars Can't Be Choosers by Lawrence Block

He's not perfect, however; he occasionally makes mistakes. Like accepting a paid assignment from a total stranger to retrieve a particular item from a rich man's apartment. Like still being there when the cops arrive. Like having a freshly slain corpse lying in the next room, and no proof that Bernie isn't the killer. Now he's really got his hands full, having to locate the true perpetrator while somehow eluding the police -- a dirty job indeed, but if Bernie doesn't do it, who will?

Year: 1977
Genre: Crime Fiction

    Coma by Robin Cook

Susan Wheeler is a third-year medical student working as a trainee at Boston Memorial Hospital. Two patients during her residency mysteriously go into comas immediately after their operations due to complications from anesthesia. Susan begins to investigate the causes behind both of these alarming comas and discovers the oxygen line in Operating Room 8 has been tampered with to induce carbon monoxide poisoning.

Year: 1977
Genre: Medical Thriller

    Condominium by John D. MacDonald

Welcome to Florida's Golden Sands, the dream condominium complex built on a weak foundation and a thousand dirty secrets. The real estate was a steal--literally. It's the home of shortcuts, crackdowns, breakups, oversights, and payoffs. Add it all up, and the new coastline community doesn't stand a chance against the ever-present specter of disaster: the dreaded hurricane.

Year: 1977
Genre: Suspense

    Crackpot by Ron Goulart

A completely automated America in the post-World War III twenty-first century whose leaders are protected by servants and security forces provided by NRA (National Robot and Android) and ordinary citizens are distracted by the pursuit of pleasure.

Year: 1977
Genre: Satire

    Dark Design by Philip Jose Farmer

Years have passed on Riverworld. Entire nations have risen, and savage wars have been fought--all since the dead of Earth found themselves resurrected in their magnificent new homeworld. Yet the truth about the Ethicals, the powerful engineers of this mysterious "afterlife, " remains unknown. But a curious cross-section of humanity is determined to change that situation . . . at any cost.

Year: 1977
Genre: After LifeScience Fiction

    Dying of the Light by George R. R. Martin

In this unforgettable space opera, bestselling author George R. R. Martin presents a chilling vision of eternal night--a volatile world where cultures clash, codes of honor do not exist, and the hunter and the hunted are often interchangeable.

Year: 1977
Genre: Space Opera

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1977A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick Science Fiction, Drug Dealing
1977An Autobiography by Agatha Christie Biography, Non-Fiction
1977Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw Family Saga
1977Blowback by Bill Pronzini Private Eye, Nameless Detective
1977Burglars Can't Be Choosers by Lawrence Block Crime Fiction, Bernie Rhodenbarr
1977Coma by Robin Cook Medical Thriller
1977Condominium by John D. MacDonald Suspense
1977Crackpot by Ron Goulart Satire, Fragmented America
1977Dark Design by Philip Jose Farmer Science Fiction, After Life, Riverworld
1977Dying of the Light by George R. R. Martin Space Opera
1977Edwin of the Iron Shoes by Marcia Muller Murder Mystery, Private Eye, Sharon McCone, San Francisco
1977Flynn by Gregory Mcdonald Police Procedural, Flynn
1977Gateway by Frederik Pohl Alien Contact, Science Fiction, Space Exploration, Heechee
1977Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Hercule Poirot
1977In the Ocean of Night by Gregory Benford Alien Contact, Hard SF, Space Exploration, Galactic Center Saga
1977Lucifer's Hammer by Larry Niven Asteroids & Comets, Science Fiction
1977M*A*S*H Mania by Richard Hooker
1977Mind of My Mind by Octavia E. Butler Genetic Engineering, Telepathy, Patternist, Los Angeles
1977Murgunstrumm and Others by Hugh B. Cave Shudder Pulps, Short Stories
1977Players by Don DeLillo Literature, New York City
1977Ratner's Star by Don DeLillo Humor, Literature
1977The Book of Merlyn by T.H. White Arthurian Fantasy
1977The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum Action, Conspiracy
1977The Dosadi Experiment by Frank Herbert Soft SF, ConSentiency
1977The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carré Cold War, Karla Trilogy, George Smiley
1977The Hunted by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Israel
1977The Panchronicon Plot by Ron Goulart SF Detective, Time Travel, Jack Conger
1977The Shadow #14: Pyramid PB by Maxwell Grant
The Creeping Death
1977The Shining by Stephen King Haunted House, Psychological Thriller, Telepathy, Colorado
1977The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien Epic Fantasy
1977The Sunset Warrior by Eric Van Lustbader Sword and Planet, Sword and Sorcery, Sunset Warrior Cycle
1977The Weird Tales Story by Robert Weinberg on Pulp Fiction
1977Unknown Man #89 by Elmore Leonard Mystery, Suspense, Detroit
1977Who is Teddy Villanova? by Thomas Berger Comic Mystery
1977The Shadow #18: Jove PB by Maxwell Grant
Murder Trail
1977The Shadow #19: Jove PB by Maxwell Grant
Zemba

 

 

 


 

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