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The Toughest Indian in the World

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $125.00  $112.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2000

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8634

ISBN: 0871138123

Condition: Fine


This limited edition of "The Toughest Indian in the World" has been specially printed and bound. These books are signed by the author and numbered 1 to 250 this being Copy No. 79. In a slipcase with sewn in bookmark. The author's first new collection of stories since "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven". Named by The New Yorker as one of the best American fiction writers under 40. In this collection, we meet the kinds of American Indians we rarely see in liter... View more info

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In the Midst of Winter

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Atria Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8672

ISBN: 150117813X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "In the Midst of Winter" has been SIGNED by Isabel Allende on a Publisher's tipped-in page! A sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil. Ms Allende returns here to themes that have propelled some of her finest work: political injustice, the art of survival, and the essential nature of--and our need for--lov... View more info

World's End

By: Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Price: $150.00  $135.00

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 ser... View more info

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Whip Hand

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row: 1979

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8671

ISBN: 0060113847

Condition: Fine


"Whip Hand" is a crime novel by Dick Francis, the second novel in the Sid Halley series. The novel received the Gold Dagger Award for Best Novel of 1979, as well as the Edgar Award for Best Novel of 1980. Whip Hand is one of only two novels to have received both awards (the other being John le Carré's The Spy Who Came in from the Cold). "Whip Hand" is a finely crafted, swiftly moving tale of detection. It is also the story of a failed marriage, whose partners are full o... View more info

How to Be Alone: Essays

By: Franzen, Jonathan

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8644

ISBN: 0374173273

Condition: Fine


This copy of "How To Be Alone" has been SIGNED by Jonathan Franzen on the title page! Here, in fourteen essays, are fourteen fresh answers to the question of how to be alone in a noisy and distracting mass culture. These essays show the wry distrust of the claims of technology and psychology, the love-hate relationship with consumerism, and the subversive belief in the tragic shape of the individual life that help make Franzen one of our sharpest, toughest, and ... View more info

The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History

By: Franzen, Jonathan

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8645

ISBN: 0374299196

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This copy of "The Discomfort Zone" has been SIGNED by Jonathan Franzen on the title page! "The Discomfort Zone" is Franzen's intimate memoir of growing up. His personal history of a Midwestern youth and a New York adulthood is warmed by the same blend of comic scrutiny and affection that characterizes his fiction, the result is an arresting portrait of a unique American heart and mind. View more info

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Returning to Earth

By: Harrison, Jim

Price: $325.00  $292.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grove Press: 2007

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8635

ISBN: 0802118437

Condition: Fine


This limited edition of "Returning to Earth" has been specially printed and bound. These books are signed by the author and numbered 1 to 250. This copy being No. 33. A perfect copy bound in purple boards and matching slipcase. Mortality is much on the mind of the longtime chronicler of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and in this novel, he gives eloquent expression to death and the grieving process through the character of Donald. A man of few words, Donald suddenly finds h... View more info

The Blessings

By: Juska, Elise

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2014

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8663

ISBN: 1455574031

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Blessings" has been SIGNED by Elise Juska on the title page! An extraordinary novel that captures twenty years in the life of an ordinary family. Through departures and arrivals, weddings and reunions, "The Blessings" reveals the struggles beneath the surface of a close-knit Irish-Catholic family and the rituals that unite them. View more info

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Redeployment (Granta 116)

By: Klay, Phil

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Granta USA: 2011

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7479

Condition: Fine


This copy of the Granta Summer 2011Edition contains the first publication of the story - "Redeployment" by Phil Klay. Winner of the 2014 National Book Award this is the first appearance of this title story from his award winning collection and has been SIGNED by Phil Klay at his appearance. An important item for the serious collection of modern fiction as it precedes its book appearance by several years. View more info

The Mars Room: A Novel

By: Kushner, Rachel

Price: $125.00  $112.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribner: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8643

ISBN: 1476756554

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Mars Room" has been SIGNED by Rachel Kushner on the title page! From her appearance in Brooklyn, NY on May 9th, 2018. From twice National Book Award-nominated author comes a spectacularly compelling, heart-stopping novel about a life gone off the rails in contemporary America. "The Mars Room," a magnificent feat of witness and imagination, demonstrates new levels of mastery in Kushner's work. It is audacious and tragic, propulsive and y... View more info

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The Feast of the Goat

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $195.00  $175.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8650

ISBN: 0374154767

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Feast of the Goat" has been SIGNED by Mario Vargas Llosa on the title page! From his appearance at the New York Public Library on May 14th, 2018. In this magisterial novel, Mario Vargas Llosa recounts the end of a regime and the terrible birth of a democracy, giving voice to the historical Trujillo and to the victims, both innocent and complicit, who were drawn into his deadly orbit. View more info

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The Cubs and Other Stories (English and Spanish Edition)

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $195.00  $175.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8651

ISBN: 0060144912

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Cubs and Other Stories" has been SIGNED by Mario Vargas Llosa on the title page! From his appearance at the New York Public Library on May 14th, 2018. An early work by this Nobel Prize Winning Author. This novella and six short stories represent Vargas Llosa's earlier writing, and in a candid and perceptive foreword Vargas Llosa tells of his early days as a writer and the background to the works appearing in this volume which represents the author's on... View more info

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Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $250.00  $225.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1982

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8653

ISBN: 0374106916

Condition: VG+/Near Fine


This copy of "Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter" has been SIGNED by Mario Vargas Llosa on the title page! From his appearance at the New York Public Library on May 14th, 2018. here, he has written his comic masterpiece--a ribald, sophisticated tale of life and love in Lima of the 1950s. "Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter" is a wonderful, deft story which is also an accountof storytelling--its pleasures and its dangers. Combining grace, humor, and an understated seriousness... View more info

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The Road

By: McCarthy, Cormac

Price: $125.00  $112.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2006

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7474

ISBN: 0307265439

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy of this National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize Winning work by Cormac McCarthy. All first edition points present. "The Road" is the profoundly moving story of a journey. It boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, "each the other's world entire," are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ulti... View more info

Seaview

By: Olson, Toby

Price: $135.00  $121.50

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 concl... View more info

Adjustment Day

By: Palahniuk, Chuck

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: New York, New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8646

ISBN: 0393652599

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Adjustment Day" has been SIGNED by Chuck Palahniuk on the title page! He has also stamped it "Talbott Reynolds" during his appearance in Brooklyn, NY on May 10th, 2018. People pass the word only to those they trust most. Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. When it does arrive, it fearlessly makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fa... View more info

Rant: An Oral Biography of Buster Casey

By: Palahniuk, Chuck

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Doubleday: 2007

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8647

ISBN: 0385517874

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Rant" has been SIGNED by Chuck Palahniuk on the title page! "Rant" is the mind-bending novel from Chuck Palahniuk, the literary provocateur responsible for such books as the generation-defining classic "Fight Club" and the pedal-to-the-metal horrorfest "Haunted." It takes the form of an oral biography of one Buster "Rant" Casey, who may or may not be the most efficient serial killer of our time. View more info

Invisible Monsters

By: Palahniuk, Chuck

Price: $145.00  $130.50

Publisher: New York, New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8648

ISBN: 0393319296

Condition: Fine


This Trade Paperback Original of "Invisible Monsters" has been SIGNED by Chuck Palahniuk on the title page! . A rollercoaster ride of high fashion, love, sex, blackmail, and reinvention. New York Newsday has called Palahniuk "one of the freshest, most intriguing voices to appear in a long time. He rearranges Vonnegut’s sly humor, DeLillo’s mordant social analysis and Pynchon’s antic surrealism (or is it R. Crumb’s) into a leaming puzzle palace all his... View more info

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Fight Club

By: Palahniuk, Chuck

Price: $550.00  $495.00

Publisher: New York, New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8649

ISBN: 0393039765

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This copy of "Fight Club" has been SIGNED by Chuck Palahniuk on the title page! True First Edition, First Printing (with the full number line, the burgundy cloth spine, and the $21 price on the flap). The brilliantly apocalyptic and unnerving first novel that was made into a successful film as well. Dustjacket praise by Robert Stone who says "'Fight Club' is a powerful, dark, original novel. This is a memorable debut by an important new writer." Some erasures visible on ... View more info

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A State of Independence

By: Phillips, Caryl

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, NY, NY: FSG [1986].: 1986

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 543

ISBN: 0374269769

Condition: Fine


This is a Review Copy of "A State of Independence" (Publishers promotional materials and review slip laid-in) that has been SIGNED by Caryl Phillips, who has also crossed-out his printed name! Caryl Phillips, himself a native of St. Kitts, has written a strong 2nd novel. In this story, a native of St. Kitts tells of the events surrounding his first three days back in St. Kitts after a 20 year sojourn in England. The cover art is beautiful as well - a depiction of an isl... View more info