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The Sellout, Beatty, Paul
1 Beatty, Paul The Sellout
New York, New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 2015 0374260508 / 9780374260507 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Sellout" has been SIGNED by Paul Beatty on the title page! "The Sellout" showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and an appeal of a race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, it challenges the sacred tenets of the U.S Constitution, urban life, the civil rights movement, the father-son relationship, and the holy grail of racial equality - the Black Chinese restaurant. A powerful novel of vital import, "The Sellout" is an outrageous and outrageously entertaining indictment of our time. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the first American author to be named Winner of the MAN Booker Award. Scarce in a first printing - this is a beautiful copy without any remainder markings. This copy was signed by Paul Beatty from his appearance at Princeton University on February 8, 2017. 
Price: 1350.00 USD
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The Making of Life of Pi: a Film a Journey, Castelli, Jean-Christophe [Foreward By Yann Martel] [Introduction By Ang Lee]
2 Castelli, Jean-Christophe [Foreward By Yann Martel] [Introduction By Ang Lee] The Making of Life of Pi: a Film a Journey
New York, New York Harper Deisgn: Harper Collins Publishers 2012 0062114131 / 9780062114136 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed By Author and Director
This beautiful copy of "The Making of the Life of Pi" has been SIGNED by Yann Martel on the title page and by the film's Director - Ang Lee on the half title page! "The Making of Life of Pi" reveals the behind-the-scenes secrets, techniques, and over-the-top artistry that Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee employed to bring his vision of Yann Martel's international bestseller to cinematic life in 3-D. Includes a Foreward by Yann Martell and an introduction by Ang Lee. A must-have for lovers of the film and novel alike! 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Inheritance of Loss: A Novel (Man Booker Prize), Desai, Kiran
3 Desai, Kiran The Inheritance of Loss: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)
New York, New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2005 0871139294 / 9780871139290 First Edition/Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This is a beautiful copy of "The Inheritance of Loss" that has been SIGNED by Kiran Desai on the title page! This is a SECOND printing. Winner of the Man Booker Prize this majestic novel of a busy, grasping time -- every moment holding out the possibility of hope or betrayal -- illuminates the consequences of colonialism and global conflicts of religion, race, and nationalism. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A Brief History of Seven Killings, James, Marlon
4 James, Marlon A Brief History of Seven Killings
London, UK Oneworld Publications 2015 1780749767 / 9781780749761 First U.K. Edition/First Printing [Thus] Hard Cover Fine Illustrated Boards (as issued) Signed by Author
Subsequent to his Winning the 1015 MAN Booker this special edition of "A Brief History of Seven Killings" has been SIGNED by Marlon James on the title page! Includes a special note from the author and a "Playlist" of songs. On December 3, 1976, two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, seven gunmen stormed the singer's house.The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but much has been whispered, gossiped, and sung in the streets of West Kingston. In "A Brief History of Seven Killings," Marlon James re-creates that dangerous and unstable time as he deftly explores the lives of a host of unforgettable characters - gunmen, drug dealers, one-night stands, CIA agents, even ghosts - over the course of thirty years. The result is a gripping and irresistible novel of power, mystery, and insight. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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A Brief History of Seven Killings/The Book of Night Women/John Crow's Devil, James, Marlon
5 James, Marlon A Brief History of Seven Killings/The Book of Night Women/John Crow's Devil
New York, NY Various 2014 159448600X / 9781594486005 First Editions/First Printings Hard Cover Fine/Near Fine Fine Signed by Author
For sale (as a set only) is a complete collection of Marlon James' three books - all SIGNED by Marlon James on their title pages! Includes 1) "John Crow's Devil" (2005) - his stunning debut novel which tells the story of a biblical struggle in a remote Jamaican village in 1957. A movel about religious manie, sexual obsession, redemption, and the eternal struggle inside all of us between the rightious and wicked. 2) "The Book of Night Women" (2009) - a sweeping startling novel, a true tour de force of both voice and storytelling. It is the story of Lilith, born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the end of the eighteenth century. 3) "A Brief History of Seven Killings" (2014) - SIGNED and also dated 9.23.15 during an appearance at Rutgers University several weeks before being announced as Winner of the Man Booker Prize. On December 3, 1976, two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, seven gunmen stormed the singer's house.The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but much has been whispered, gossiped, and sung in the streets of West Kingston. In "A Brief History of Seven Killings," Marlon James re-creates that dangerous and unstable time as he deftly explores the lives of a host of unforgettable characters - gunmen, drug dealers, one-night stands, CIA agents, even ghosts - over the course of thirty years. The result is a gripping and irresistible novel of power, mystery, and insight. Winner of a multitude of literary prizes he was the WINNER of the prestigious MAN Booker Prize 2015. Th be sent via Priority Mail - additional shipping charges (at cost) to be advised as necessary. 
Price: 895.00 USD
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Life of Pi, Martel, Yann
6 Martel, Yann Life of Pi
Toronto, Canada Alfred A. Knopf Canada 2001 0676973760 / 9780676973761 First Canadian Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Life of Pi" has been SIGNED by Yann Martel on the title page. He has also completed the missing line on page 356 "and so it goes with god" and SIGNED Yann Martel there as well. This portion of the line was missing from the 2,500 first printing of the Canadian Edition (true first). Yann Martell has given us a book to delight in, to talk about and treasure. It possesses that greatest quality of good fiction: the power to transform. It will convince the most jaded among us - and remind the rest - that something grander is afoot in our lives than we may have realized. Funny and wrenching - alive with animals, adventure and invention - "Life of Pi" is a joyful creation, a triumph of storytelling and originality. Winner of the 2002 Man Booker Prize (among other honors) and was adapted to the screen in the Oscar-winning film by Ang Lee. A "bump" to the rear top board near the spine accounts for the grading. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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Life of Pi, Martel, Yann
7 Martel, Yann Life of Pi
Edinburgh, Great Britain Canongate Books Ltd 2002 1841952451 / 9781841952451 First U.K. Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the UK Edition of "Life of Pi" has been SIGNED by Yann Martel on the title page! This is a transformative novel, a dazzling work of imagination that will delight and astound readers in equal measure. It is a triumph of storytelling and a tale that will, as one character puts it, make you believe in God. Can a reader reasonably ask for anything more? A global bestseller that won the 2002 Man Booker Prize (among other honours) and was adapted to the screen in the Oscar-winning film by Ang Lee. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Life of Pi [Illustrated Edition], Martel, Yann
8 Martel, Yann Life of Pi [Illustrated Edition]
Toronto, Canada Alfred A. Knopf Canada 2007 0676978991 / 9780676978995 First Canadian Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Torjanac, Tomislav Signed by Author
This beautiful copy of the Illustrated Edition of "Life of Pi" has been SIGNED by Yann Martel on the title page! After the tragic sinking of a cargoe ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra with a broken leg, a female orangutan - and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. Yann Martel's "Life of Pi," winner of the Man Booker Prize, is one of the most beloved works in contemporary fiction. This special edition, beautifully illustrated by Tomislav Torjanac, adds an enchanting new perspective to a modern classic. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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Handwriting, Michael Ondaatje
9 Michael Ondaatje Handwriting
Toronto, ON, Canada McClelland & Stewart 1998 0771068778 / 9780771068775 First Canadian Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Handwriting" has been SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on the title page! The author's first new book of poetry since "The Cinnamon Peeler." It is a collection of exquisitely crafted poems of delicacy and power - poems about love, landscape, and the sweep of history set in the poet's first home, Sri Lanka. A poetic achievement by a writer at the height of his creative powers. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Handwriting, Michael Ondaatje
10 Michael Ondaatje Handwriting
New York, New York Alfred A. Knopf, Inc 1998 0375405593 / 9780375405594 First American Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "Handwriting" has been SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on the title page! The author's first new book of poetry since "The Cinnamon Peeler." It is a collection of exquisitely crafted poems of delicacy and power - poems about love, landscape, and the sweep of history set in the poet's first home, Sri Lanka. A poetic achievement by a writer at the height of his creative powers. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The English Patient, Ondaatje, Michael
11 Ondaatje, Michael The English Patient
London/Toronto/New York/London Bloomsbury/M&S/Knopf/Bloomsbury 1992 First Editions/First Printings Hard Cover Fine/Near Fine Fine/Near Fine Signed by Author
A Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of this Booker Prize and Governor General's Prize. This set includes the UK, Canadian, US and UK Limited First Editions - all SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on their respective title pages! The UK Edition being the "true" first, but the Canadian Edition is highly sought after given Ondaatje's being based there. A breathtaking story of love and passion that twists through London's Blitz and the intricacies of bomb disposal, through the mysterious, often dangerous world of desert exploration. Michael Ondaatje brought his formiable poetic and narrative powers to bear on the destiny of his four characters. In prose that soars he reveals the complex impact of public conflict on private lives. As full of resonances as a dream, "The English Patient" stands as Ondaatje's finest work. The book was adapted into a 1996 film by Anthony Minghella, starring Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Willem Dafoe, Colin Firth, and Juliette Binoche. The film received nine Academy Awards - including Best Picture and Director - at the 69th Academy Awards. Books would be sent via Prioirity Mail 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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Life of Pi, Yann Martel
12 Yann Martel Life of Pi
New York, New York Harcourt, Inc. 2002 0151008116 / 9780151008117 First American Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This First American printing of "Life of Pi" has been SIGNED by Yann Martel on the title page! A boy - A tiger - and the vast Pacific Ocean - This is a novel of such rare and wondrous storytelling that it may, as one character claims, make you believe in God. Can a reader resonably ask for anything more? Winner of the 2002 Man Booker Prize (among other honors) and was adapted to the screen in the Oscar-winning film by Ang Lee. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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