Out of Print
PUBLISHER: Subterranean Press
EDITION: Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Hardcover limited to just 400 copies!
Please Note: We will be shipping our orders in late August when we are back in the office.
Dust jacket, full-color endsheets, and interior illustrations by Kasiq.
This signed limited edition of Tochi Onyebuchi’s debut novel is being published in an oversized edition, printed in two colors throughout, with a full-color dust jacket, full-color endsheets (different, front and back) chapter head, and two full-page, full-color illustrations.
“In this ambitious novel, dense with perspectives and social commentary, Onyebuchi dreams up disparate lives in a crumbling future America—with gentrifiers returning to Earth from space colonies and laborers trying to make a precarious living—while leaving room for moments of beauty and humor.” — The New York Times, Editors’ Choice
In his adult novel debut, Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and NAACP Image Award finalist and ALA Alex and New England Book Award winner Tochi Onyebuchi delivers a sweeping science fiction epic in the vein of Samuel R. Delany and Station Eleven.
In the 2050s, Earth has begun to empty. Those with the means and the privilege have departed the great cities of the United States for the more comfortable confines of space colonies. Those left behind salvage what they can from the collapsing infrastructure. As they eke out an existence, their neighborhoods are being cannibalized. Brick by brick, their houses are sent to the colonies, what was once a home now a quaint reminder for the colonists of the world that they wrecked.
A primal biblical epic flung into the future, Goliath weaves together disparate narratives—a space-dweller looking at New Haven, Connecticut as a chance to reconnect with his spiraling lover; a group of laborers attempting to renew the promises of Earth’s crumbling cities; a journalist attempting to capture the violence of the streets; a marshal trying to solve a kidnapping—into a richly urgent mosaic about race, class, gentrification, and who is allowed to be the hero of any history.
Limited: 400 signed numbered hardcover copies
“Onyebuchi’s first full-length novel for adults is a fascinating combination of parable and prophecy.”
“A desolated Earth is the vivid backdrop for this harrowing, visionary sci-fi novel from Onyebuchi… the emotions are raw and real, and Onyebuchi doesn’t shy away from the more heart-wrenching moments. It’s urgent, gorgeous work.”
The New York Times:
“In its scale and ambition, Goliath has the feel of a Tom Wolfe novel.”