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Subject: Help a new member please...Soylent Green
Date Posted: 9/3/2014 2:56 AM ET
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I have been searching everywhere for this little book that I read back in undergrad in the 1970's....yes that oldsmiley!

I thought the title was 'Soylent Green' but have since found out that it's real title is 'More Room! More Room!'. 

It was as futuristic as the book "1984" way back then. Do you think there is any hope of finding it? Thank you all, Gracie

Date Posted: 9/3/2014 2:12 PM ET
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The author is Harry Harrison.  It was written in 1966.   There was a reprint in 1973, 1984, 1994, and 2008.  Not seeing any copies posted right now. 

Copies of the book were printed with Soylent Green on the cover, larger than the title. 

Date Posted: 9/10/2014 7:19 PM ET
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With that many reprintings there are bound to be copies around.    I'd wishlist it and hope.  I've had sucess with that approach.  Good lucj!

Date Posted: 9/15/2014 3:19 PM ET
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The original title is  Make Room! Make Room! 

Date Posted: 12/19/2014 2:21 AM ET
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 I do remember a book entitled "Logan's run" that had similar premise

 
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Date Posted: 12/23/2014 1:47 PM ET
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I read Make Room Make Room in the last year or so.  Enjoyed it a lot.

Not sure if you meant get it through PBS specifically, but otherwise it shouldn't be an issue.

If you want that cover specifically, looks like Amazon has it here.  Otherwise you shouldn't have a problem finding one you like at Ebay, Book Finder, etc.

Or if you like silly/bad book covers, here's a really one for Make Room Make Room.

 

 



Last Edited on: 12/23/14 1:50 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 1/8/2015 8:37 AM ET
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I have found a lot of obscure books on ebay.   Some have taken years to find, but some are there the first time I look.

Date Posted: 2/23/2015 8:24 PM ET
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I had a heck of a time finding a copy of "Logan's run" a few years back. I don't even remember where I finally found it, here or elsewhere.