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Women In Their Beds

By: Berriault, Gina

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Counterpoint Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 59

Condition: Fine


Nine new stories are included in this collection of thirty-five. All are such models of economy that they seem almost telepathic. She was a completely modern writer, blessed with an exquisite sense of the potency of words and the ability to create moments of empathy that are both disturbing and mysteriously amusing. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pen/Faulkner Award, and the Rea Award for the Short Story. View more info

World's End

By: Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8662

ISBN: 067081489X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "World's End" has been SIGNED by T. C. Boyle on the title page! Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 1988. A multigenerational saga, "World's End" is set in New York's Hudson Valley in three time periods: the late seventeenth century, when the Dutch had begun to give way to the English along the great river's banks; the 1940s, when anti-Communist sentiment was sweeping the country; and the late 1960s. With low humor and high seriousness, and in magical, almost hallucinatory prose, it follows the interwoven destinies of three families. View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8350

ISBN: 0374172897

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Hours" has been SIGNED by Michael Cunningham on the title page! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature and also the PEN/Faulkner Award. $22.00 first state dust jacket price. The author's reputation has continued to grow with each succeeding work. The novel opens with an evocation of Woolf’s last days before her suicide in 1941, and moves to the stories of two modern American women who are trying to make rewarding lives for themselves in spite of the demands of friends, lovers, and family. The movie version of "The Hours" starring Meryl Streep, Nicole ... View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition/Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8716

ISBN: 0374172897

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Hours" has been SIGNED by Michael Cunningham on the title page! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature and also the PEN/Faulkner Award. While not a first printing (it is a ninth printing) it is a beautiful copy. The author's reputation has continued to grow with each succeeding work. The novel opens with an evocation of Woolf’s last days before her suicide in 1941, and moves to the stories of two modern American women who are trying to make rewarding lives for themselves in spite of the demands of friends, lovers, and family. The movie version of "The Hours" starrin... View more info

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The March: A Novel

By: Doctorow, E. L.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8543

ISBN: 0375506713

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The March" has been SIGNED by E. L. Doctorow on the title page! He has also dated it 12/14/05. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Almost hypnotic in its narrative drive, "The March" stunningly renders the countless lives swept up in the violence of a country at war with itself. The great march in E. L. Docotorow's hands becomes something more--a floating world, a nomadic consciousness, and an unforgettable reading experience with awesome relevance to our own times. View more info

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Independence Day

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Knopf: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 908

ISBN: 0679492658

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful copy of the Advance Reader's Edition in the Publisher's Cardstock Slipcase. This is one of a limited number of copies of the ARC that had been SIGNED by Richard Ford on a special page as distributed by the publisher. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize. A visionary account of American life - and the long-awaited sequel to one of the most celebrated novels of the past decade - "Independence Day" reveals a man and our country with unflinching comedy and the spector of hope and even permanence, all of which Richard Ford evokes with keen intelligence... View more info

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Independence Day

By: Ford, Richard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Little, Brown and Company (Canada) Ltd.: 1995

Edition: First Canadian Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4386

ISBN: 0316288268

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Ford on the title page! This is the Canadian First Edition (with different artwork on the jacket than the US and UK Editions) by the winner of both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The long-awaited sequel to one of the most celebrated novels of the past decade - "Independence Day" reveals a man and our country with unflinching comedy and the spector of hope and even permanence, all of which Richard Ford evokes with keen intelligence, perfect emotional pitch and a voice invested with absolute authority. View more info

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Snow Falling On Cedars

By: Guterson, David

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1342

ISBN: 0151001006

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by David Guterson on the title page. The Granta 20 author's "breakthrough" work - Winner of the 1995 PEN/Faulkner Award. A major motion picture has just been released. Courtroom drama, love story, and war novel, "Snow Falling On Cedars" is the epic tale of Miyomoto's snowbound trial and the past that haunts its every moment. View more info

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Snow Falling On Cedars

By: Guterson, David

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, UK, Bloomsbury: 1995

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1464

ISBN: 0747521085

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by David Guterson on the title page. A very nice copy of the 1st UK Printing with Publisher's Sewn-in bookmark. This title has gone on to become a "Classic" of modern American Literature. Charles Johnson dutjacket praise on this edition stating "'Snow Falling On Cedars' is as superbly controlled in its character portrayals and evocation of place as a surgeon's scapel, and when Guterson addresses the drama of cultures in conflict, his eye is unering." View more info

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Snow Falling On Cedars

By: Guterson, David

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Contemporaries: 1995

Edition: Trade Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1466

ISBN: 067976402X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by David Guterson on the title page. This is a copy of the first Trade Paperback Edition of the PEN/Faulkner Award winning novel. Offered as an alternative to the hardcover edition. View more info

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Delicious Foods: A Novel

By: Hannaham, James

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2015

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8077

ISBN: 0316284947

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of "Delicious Foods" has been SIGNED by James Hannaham on the title page! Winner of the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award. In "Delicious Foods," the author tells the gripping story of three unforgettable characters: a mother, her son, and the drug that threatens to destroy them. Hannaham's daring and shape-shifting prose infuses this harrowing story with grace and humor. A finalist for many other awards and named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times. A pristine dust jacket that is normally not seen in this condition. View more info

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Waiting

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2620

ISBN: 0375406530

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED and DATED in the year of publication by Ha Jin! Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction (1999). The author left his native China in 1985 to come to the U.S. His first collection of stories, Ocean of Words, won the PEN/Hemingway Award in 1997 and Under The Red Flag won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction in 1996. Waiting is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly different women. The book charms and startles us with its depiction of a China that remains hidden to Western eyes. View more info

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Waiting

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $55.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4382

ISBN: 0375406530

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED and DATED in the year of publication by Ha Jin! Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction (1999). The author left his native China in 1985 to come to the U.S. His first collection of stories, Ocean of Words, won the PEN/Hemingway Award in 1997 and Under The Red Flag won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction in 1996. Waiting is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly different women. The book charms and startles us with its depiction of a China that remains hidden to Western eyes. View more info

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Waiting

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4802

ISBN: 0375406530

Condition: Fine


This is a copy of the Uncorrected Bound Proof in glossy wraps that has been SIGNED and DATED in the year of publication by Ha Jin! Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction (1999). The author left his native China in 1985 to come to the U.S. His first collection of stories, Ocean of Words, won the PEN/Hemingway Award in 1997 and Under The Red Flag won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction in 1996. Waiting is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly different women. The book charms and startles us with its depiction o... View more info

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Waiting

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $225.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4803

ISBN: 0375406530

Condition: Fine


This is a copy of the Uncorrected Bound Galleys in plain wraps that has been SIGNED and DATED in the year of publication by Ha Jin! Much less common than the Uncorrected Bound Proof/ARC. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction (1999). The author left his native China in 1985 to come to the U.S. His first collection of stories, Ocean of Words, won the PEN/Hemingway Award in 1997 and Under The Red Flag won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction in 1996. Waiting is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly different wom... View more info

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Preparation for the Next Life

By: Lish, Atticus

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, UK, Oneworld Publications: 2014

Edition: First UK Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7679

ISBN: 1780747772

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful copy of the hardcover edition of "Preparation for the Next Life" that has been SIGNED by Atticus Lish on the title page! This is a second printing (states "reprinted 2015). Announced as Winner of the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award! The New York Times called the book "indelible, " and perhaps the finest and most unsentimental love story of the new decade." That love story - tender, but volatile and ultimately uncomprehending - is between Zou Lei, a Chinese Muslin immigrant, and Skinner, a traumatized veteran of three tours in Iraq. Full of grim incident an... View more info

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Preparation for the Next Life

By: Lish, Atticus

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, UK, Oneworld Publications: 2014

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7907

ISBN: 1780747772

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful copy of the hardcover edition of "Preparation for the Next Life" that has been SIGNED by Atticus Lish on the title page! This is the First Hardcover printing of this title and is a First Printing. Winner of the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award! The New York Times called the book "indelible, " and perhaps the finest and most unsentimental love story of the new decade." That love story - tender, but volatile and ultimately uncomprehending - is between Zou Lei, a Chinese Muslin immigrant, and Skinner, a traumatized veteran of three tours in Iraq. Full of grim inci... View more info

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Preparation for the Next Life

By: Lish, Atticus

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Tyrant Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7908

ISBN: 0988518333

Condition: Fine


This copy has been neatly SIGNED by Atticus Lish below his printed name! NY Times blurb on cover indicating that this is a First Edition/First Printing (Second State) copy. Announced as Winner of the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award! The New York Times called the book "indelible, " and perhaps the finest and most unsentimental love story of the new decade." That love story - tender, but volatile and ultimately uncomprehending - is between Zou Lei, a Chinese Muslin immigrant, and Skinner, a traumatized veteran of three tours in Iraq. Full of grim incident and written in stylish, jabbing se... View more info

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Behold the Dreamers

By: Mbue, Imbolo

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8344

ISBN: 0812998480

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Behold the Dreamers" has been SIGNED by Imbolo Mbue on the title page! This is the "true" first edition without the "Oprah Slug." She has also dated it 09/18/16 - Brooklyn, NY. Kirkus Reviews (starred review) has said of it "Among the spate of novels forged in the crucible of the previous decade, [Imbolo] Mbue's impressive debut deserves a singular place....Realistic, tragic, and still remarkably kind to all its characters, this is a special book." Winner of the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction! View more info

Behold the Dreamers

By: Mbue, Imbolo

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8612

ISBN: 0812998480

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Behold the Dreamers" has been SIGNED by Imbolo Mbue on the title page! This is the "true" first edition without the "Oprah Slug." Kirkus Reviews (starred review) has said of it "Among the spate of novels forged in the crucible of the previous decade, [Imbolo] Mbue's impressive debut deserves a singular place....Realistic, tragic, and still remarkably kind to all its characters, this is a special book." Winner of the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction! View more info

Behold the Dreamers

By: Mbue, Imbolo

Price: $155.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8613

ISBN: 0812998480

Condition: Fine


This Advance Reader's Edition copy of "Behold the Dreamers" has been SIGNED by Imbolo Mbue on the title page! This is the "true" first edition without the "Oprah Slug." Kirkus Reviews (starred review) has said of it "Among the spate of novels forged in the crucible of the previous decade, [Imbolo] Mbue's impressive debut deserves a singular place....Realistic, tragic, and still remarkably kind to all its characters, this is a special book." Winner of the 2017 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction! View more info

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The Caprices

By: Murray, Sabina

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Mariner: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4338

ISBN: 061809525X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Sabina Murray on the Title Page! Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for 2003. Set against the backdrop of the Pacific Campaign of World War II, The Caprices is a history told through individual lives covering the unfamiliar territory of the Pacific Campaign - Malaysia, the Phillipines, New Guinea - and the all-too-familiar territory of human suffering. Though the nine stories are not linked, they can be read as variations on the theme of the unheroic reality of war. View more info

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Netherland

By: O'Neill, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Pantheon Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7636

ISBN: 0307377040

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Netherland" has been SIGNED by Joseph O'Neill on the title page! Winner of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. "Netherland" gives us both a flawlessly drawn picture of a little-known New York and a story of much larger and brilliantly achieved ambition: the grand strangeness and fading promise of twenty-first-century America from an outsider's vantage point and the complicated relationship between the American dream and the particular dreamers. View more info

Seaview

By: Olson, Toby

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, New York, New Directions: 1982

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8659

ISBN: 0811208281

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Seaview" has been SIGNED by Toby Olson on the title page! Named as Winner of the 1983 PEN/Faulkner Award, the citation states ".Everything in this brilliant, meditative vision of America is there to be lost as the characters, shaped by a state-of-not-knowing, acknowledge their emblematic roles and rehearse their leave-taking. Every day could be the last.one long ending of.beauty, courage and tenderness that it is more than a match for the concluding apocalyptic assault." View more info

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Bel Canto

By: Patchett, Ann

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8080

ISBN: 0060188731

Condition: Fine


This Advance Reader's Edition from uncorrected proofs copy of "Bel Canto" has been SIGNED by Ann Patchett on the title page! Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize as well as being a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. A novel that is as lyrical and profound as it is unforgettable. Bel Canto engenders in the reader the very passion for art and the language of music that its characters discover. Dustjacket praise from Madison Smartt Bell saying "Bel Canto has all the qualities one has come to expect from a classic Ann Patchett novel: grace, beauty, ... View more info

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Postcards

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribners: 1992

Edition: First Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 413

ISBN: 0684187183

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page. This is a 2nd Printing but represents an opportunity to own a signed copy of an important book at a more modest price. Winner of the 1993 Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, "Postcards" tells the mexmerizing tale of Loyal Blood, who misspends a lifetime running from a crime so terrible that it renders him forever incapable of touching a woman. View more info

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Postcards

By: Proulx, E. Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Scribner Classics: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 414

ISBN: 0684833689

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by E. Annie Proulx on the title page. A beautiful copy of the Scribner re-issue of the author's first novel. Winner of the 1993 Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, "Postcards" tells the mexmerizing tale of Loyal Blood, who misspends a lifetime running from a crime so terrible that it renders him forever incapable of touching a woman. View more info

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Improvement

By: Silber, Joan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Counterpoint Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8907

ISBN: 161902960X

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of "Improvement" has been SIGNED by Joan Silber on the title page! A bold and piercing novel about a young single mother living in New York, her eccentric aunt, and the decisions they make that have unexpected implications for the world around them. Winner of the 2018 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. She is the Recipient of the 2018 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. View more info

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A Flag For Sunrise

By: Stone, Robert

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1981

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9247

ISBN: 0394407571

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Flag For Sunrise" has been boldly SIGNED by Robert Stone on the title page! The author's third book. Winner of both the Los Angeles Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award. It is a novel of a small Central American country on the brink of revolution. The time is the present. The country is Tecan, an ancient, complex society now swarming with homegrown terrorists, revolutionaries and counter-revolutionaries, as well as spooks and intriguers from abroad. View more info

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The Homewood Trilogy

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Avon: 1985

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1109

ISBN: 0380895641

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by John Edgar Wideman on the title page. An original publication of Avon Books. All three of the "Homewood" books are combined here for the first time-includes a Preface to The Homewood Trilogy written by Wideman in 1985. In it he states "That the books be read in the sequence arranged here is a suggestion, not an order.The simple fact is I wrote three books simultaneously." View more info