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Coup De Foudre: A Novella and Stories

By: Kalfus, Ken

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Bloomsbury: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7713

ISBN: 1620400855

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ken Kalfus on the title page! From the National Book Award Finalist. Sixteen intellectually adventurous comedies, including a shocking title novella ripped from the headlines. Varying boldly in theme, setting, and tone, the stories in "Coup de Foudre" share Kalfus's distinctive humor and intellect, inextricably bound with high literary ambition. View more info

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A Disorder Peculiar to the Country: A Novel

By: Kalfus, Ken

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Ecco Press: Harper Collins: 2006

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7606

ISBN: 0060501405

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ken Kalfus on the title page! A Finalist for the National Book Award. In a rollicking black comedy about terrorism, war, and conjugal strife, the author whom "Salon" calls "a writer of chameleonic fluency" revisits some peculiar episodes in current American history. "A Disorder Peculiar to the Country" astonishingly lampoons how our nation's public calamities have encroached upon our most intimate private terrors. It firmly establishes Ken Kalfus as one of the most daring and inventive writers at work today. View more info

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Equilateral

By: Kalfus, Ken

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Bloomsbury: 2013

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7605

ISBN: 1620400065

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ken Kalfus on the title page! From National Book Award Finalist Ken Kalfus, an elegant, irreverent novel about the centuries-old quest for interplanetary communication. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white astronomical diagrams, "Equilateral" is an intellectual comedy that's extravagant in its conception and intimately focuses on the implications of empire, colonization, and what we expect from contact with "the other." View more info

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The Commissariat of Enlightenment

By: Kalfus, Ken

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Ecco [Harper Collins]: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4159

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED in green ink (author's "lucky" pen) on the title page by Ken Kalfus! With this remarkable debut novel, Ken Kalfus gives us a stunning triumph of invention - an epic story about the death of two Russian visionaries, the life of a radical antihero, and the birth of a new kind of power. Publisher's Weekly [Starred Review] says of it "Told in supple, witty and gritty prose the story exhibits all the vigorous intelligence and vision readers have come to expect from Kalfus." Kirkus Reviews [Starred Review] calls it "An inventive first novel that briskly... View more info

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Pu-239

By: Kalfus, Ken

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Milkweed Editions: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5076

ISBN: 1571310290

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ken Kalfus on the title page! A Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and Winner of the Pushcart Prize. A novella and stories from the author of "Thirst". The author plucks individual lives from the stew of a century of Russian history and serves them up in tales that range from hair-raising to comic to fabulous. Kalfus lived in Russia from 1994 to 1998 and travelled extensively throughout the country. View more info

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Thirst

By: Kalfus, Ken

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Milkweed Editions: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5257

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ken Kalfus on the title page! The author's debut offering - an outstanding collection of stories. Issued without dustjacket. Jacket praise by David Foster Wallace, Stuart Dybek and Robley Wilson. Chosen as one of the best books of 1998 by The New York Times Book Review, Voice Literary Supplement, Philadelphia Inquirer and Salon Magazine. View more info