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July's People

By: Gordimer, Nadine

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, UK, Jonathan Cape: 1981

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7960

ISBN: 0224019325

Condition: Fine


This is a beautiful copy of the UK Edition of "July's People" by Nadine Gordimer. For years, it has been what is called a ''deteriorating situation.'' Now it is war. All over South Africa, cities are battlegrounds, and radio and television stations are under siege. Bam and Maureen Smales take up their servant July's suggestion and drive with their children to his remote home village. For fifteen years, July has been the decently treated black servant, totally dependent on them. Now, he becomes their host, their savior, and their keeper. Suddenly facing a hunted life of bare subsistenc... View more info

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Life and Times of Michael K

By: J. M. Coetzee

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7827

ISBN: 0670427896

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Life & Times of Michael K" has been SIGNED by J.M. Coetzee on the title page! We are taken into the world of Michael K, a young man unwillingly caught up in a war in South Africa. In this compelling yet simple story, written in beautiful spare prose, J. M. Coetzee goes to the center of human experience-the need for an interior, spiritual life; for some connections to the world in which we live; and for purity of vision. Winner of the Booker Prize in 1983. Coetzee was also awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2003. The only imperfection is a very slight corner "bump&... View more info

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The Feast of the Goat

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $195.00

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

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 only collection of short fiction. View more info

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Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $250.00

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, the book is a brilliantly realized tour de force. Some rubbbing to corners and some evidence of foxing to page edges accoun... View more info

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The Neighborhood

By: Llosa, Mario Vargas

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8869

ISBN: 0374155127

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Neighborhood" has been boldly SIGNED by Mario Vargas Llosa on the title page! This was from his appearance at the New York Public Library on May 14, 2018. Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010, at age 81, is still a vivid presence on the world stage. "The Neighborhood" is a politically charged novel weaving through the underbelly of Peruvian privilege. Ironic and sensual, provocative and redemptive, the novel swirls into the kind of restless realism that has become Vargas Llosa's signature style. View more info

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Mirrors

By: Mahfouz, Naguib

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Cairo, Egypt, The American University in Cairo Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing (Thus)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8106

ISBN: 9774245334

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Mirrors" has been SIGNED by Naguib Mahfouz on the half-title page! "Mirrors" is one of Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz's more unusual works. First published in a serialized form in the Egyptian television magazine, it consists of a series of vignettes of characters from a writer's life - a writer very like Mahfouz himself. And accompanying each vignette is a portrait of the character by a friend of the author, the renowned Alexandrian artist Seif Wanli. The apparently simple but penetrating portraits by Seif Wanli add an extra, distinctive dimension to this already... View more info

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1983

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7197

ISBN: 0394530748

Condition: Fine


This copy is with the First State dustjacket reading "One Hundred Days of Solitude" instead of "One Hundred Years of Solitude." Also, the back of the dustjacket is gray in color rather than white. To add to these items - this copy has been bound-in upside down in yet another publisher's error! "Chronicle of a Death Foretold" is a dark and profound novel about the codes that men impose on women. and women on themselves; the curious notions of honor that can dominate an isolated community; the irresistible impulse towards violence; and the psychology of mass complicity... View more info

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1983

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7198

ISBN: 0394530748

Condition: Fine


This copy is with the Second State dustjacket reading correctly as "One Hundred Years of Solitude." Also, the back of the dustjacket is white in color rather than gray. "Chronicle of a Death Foretold" is a dark and profound novel about the codes that men impose on women. and women on themselves; the curious notions of honor that can dominate an isolated community; the irresistible impulse towards violence; and the psychology of mass complicity. An important literary evet. View more info

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In Evil Hour

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7200

ISBN: 0060114142

Condition: Fine


Appearing for the first time in English, translated by Gregory Rabassa, this earlier work by Garcia Marquez chronicles the life of a Colombian town very similar to the famous Macondo. Filled with strong yet hidden undercurrents, "In Evil Hour" contains vivid characters who reflect the humor and pathos of everyday life. This brooding novel clearly points the way to the flowering of Garcia Marquez's genius in his later "One Hundred Years of Solitude." View more info

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Doce Cuentos Peregrinos

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, Mexico, Editorial Diana: 1992

Edition: First Mexican Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7201

ISBN: 9681323084

Condition: Fine


A very nice copy in illustrated boards of this first Mexican edition of "Strange Pilgrims" by Garcia Marquez. View more info

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Leaf Storm and Other Stories

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: First Edition/Second Printing

Seller ID: 8105

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy of "Leaf Storm and Other Stories" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The first book written by Garcia Marquez. He began it when he was nineteen; it was published eight years later. This is a seconf printing as indicated on the colophon page at the back of the book. But here already we see the colorful historical background that forms the basis of his later work. It covers the history of Macondo from 1903 to 1928, ending the year the author was born. View more info

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Love in the Time of Cholera

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8956

ISBN: 0394561619

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy in like dustjacket. As the title suggests, Garcia Marquez has written a novel about love, romantic love, love in all its guises: young love, married love, romantic love, carnal love, even love with the symptoms of cholera. More than that, he has written a work of art radiant with humanity that readers will savor and will remember for the rest of their lives. Sharp corners all around. View more info

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Tar Baby

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Knopf: 1981

Edition: First Trade Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5909

ISBN: 0394423291

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Toni Morrison on the title page. The Award-Winning author's fourth novel. The setting is a Caribbean island in this novel suffused with a tense and passionate inquiry, revealing a whole spectrum of emotions underlying the relationships between black men and women, white men and women, and black and white people. View more info

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Home

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2012

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9038

ISBN: 0307594165

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of "Home" has been SIGNED by Toni Morrison on the title page! America's most celebrated novelist, Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison extends her profound take on our history with this twentieth-century tale of redemption: a taut and tortured story about one man's desperate search for himself in a world disfigured by war. A deeply moving novel about an apparently defeated man finding his manhood - and his home. View more info

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Paradise

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 9039

ISBN: 0679433740

Condition: Fine


This is a galley copy of her first novel since she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literarture presented by Knopf. Toni Morrison gives a bravura performance. As the book begins deep in Oklahoma early one morning in 1976, nine men from Ruby (pop. 360), in defense of "the one all-black town worth the pain, " assault the nearby Convent and the women in it. From the town's ancestral origins in 1890 to the fateful day of the assault, "Paradise" tells the story of a people ever mindful of the relationship between their spectacular history and a void "Out there.where random and organized evil erupted... View more info

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Who's Got Game? The Ant or the Grasshopper?

By: Morrison, Toni & Slade

Price: $145.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4208

Condition: Fine


The first in a series of six books co-authored by the Award-winning author and her son. This copy has been SIGNED by both Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison on the title page! The creators of "Who's Got Game" were inspired by the wonder of Aesop's Fables—their vitality, their endless demand for new interpretations. View more info

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A Personal Matter

By: Oe, Kenzaburo

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grove Press: 1994

Edition: Trade Paperback Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8578

ISBN: 0802150616

Condition: Fine


This flawless copy of the paperback issue has been INSCRIBED/SIGNED by Oe on the half-title page in both English and Japanese script! Kenzaburo Oe, the winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize for Literature, is internationally acclaimed as one of the most important and influential post-World War II writers, known for his powerful accounts of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and his own struggle to come to terms with a mentally handicapped son. The Swedish Academy lauded Oe for his "poetic force [that] creates an imagined world where life and myth condense to form a disconcerting picture of the huma... View more info

Sacred Vows: Poetry

By: Oeur, U. Sam; McCullough, Ken; U Sam Oeur

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Coffee House Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author and Translator

Seller ID: 5461

ISBN: 1566890691

Condition: Fine


This bilingual Khmer and English edition has been SIGNED by U Sam Oeur and by the translator Ken McCullough on the title page. In 1975, U Sam Oeur and his family, along with 2.8 million citizens of Phnom Penh were driven out of the city by the Khmer Rouge. During the next four years, the family survived life in six different concentration camps. "Sacred Vows" retells the recent terror of Cambodia and the beauty of its culture. A survivor of the Pol Pot regime, Oeur hopes to inspire young Cambodians to reacquaint themselves with their heritage and make it once again vibrant. View more info

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Other Colors: Essays and a Story

By: Pamuk, Orhan

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 2007

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5915

ISBN: 0307266753

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Orhan Pamuk on the half-title page. From the Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. "Other Colors" is a dazzling collection of essays on his life, his city, his work, and the example of other writers. By turns witty, moving, playful, and provocative, "Other Colors" glows with the energy of a master at work and gives us the world through his eyes, assigning every radiant theme and shifting mood its precise shade in the spectrum of significance. View more info