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The Silk Road

By: Davis, Kathryn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Graywolf Press: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9002

ISBN: 1555978290

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Silk Road" has been SIGNED by Kathryn Davis on the title page (she has also crossed-out her printed name)! Since the beginning of her extraordinary career, Davis has been fascinated by journeys. Her books have been shaped arounf road trips, walking tours, hegiras, exiles: and now, in this triumphant novel, a pilgrimage. "The Silk Road" is her most explicitly allegorical novel and also her most profounf vehicle; supple and mesmerizing, the journey here is not undertaken by a single protagonist but by a community of separate souls--a family, a yoga class, a generation. Its rev... View more info

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Here Comes the Sun

By: Dennis-Benn, Nicole

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 2016

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9005

ISBN: 1631491768

Condition: Near Fine


This copy of "Here Comes the Sun" has been SIGNED by Nicole Dennis-Benn on the title page! Worlds away from the lush resorts and pristine beaches of Montego Bay lies the sleepy town of River Bank. It is here, among locals eking out a living driving cabs and peddling souvenirs in the shade of drooping mango trees, where "Here Comes the Sun" captures the voices of four indomitable women who battle for independence as a maelstrom of change threatens their island home. Capturing the distinct rhythms of Jamaican life and dialect, Nicole Dennis-Benn offers a dramatic glimpse at hidd... View more info

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Patsy

By: Dennis-Benn, Nicole

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9006

ISBN: 1631495631

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Patsy" has been SIGNED by Nicole Dennis-Benn on the title page! As with her masterful debut, "Here Comes the Sun," Dennis-Benn once again charts the geography of a hidden world--that of a paradise lost, swirling with the echoes of lilting patois, in which one woman fights to discover her sense of self in a world that tries to define her. Passionate, moving, and fiercely urgent, "Patsy" is a prismatic depiction of immigration and womanhood, and the lasting threads of love stretching across years and oceans. This signed by her during her appearance at the F... View more info

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Empress of the Death House

By: Derricotte, Toi

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Lotus Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8918

ISBN: 091641812X

Condition: Near Fine


This copy of "The Empress of the Death House" has been SIGNED/Inscribed by Toi Derricotte! The author's debut work - here as a second printing. With an inscription on the half-title page to a teacher from her time at Frost Place - a museum and nonprofit educational center for poetry located at Robert Frost's former home on Ridge Road in Franconia, New Hampshire. She was also co-founder of the Cave Canem Foundation with Cornelius Eady, a summer workshop for African-American poets. Additionally SIGNED by Toi Derricotte on the title page! View more info

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Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard

By: Desai, Kiran

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber & Faber: 1998

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9104

ISBN: 0571193366

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" has been SIGNED by Kiran Desai on the title page! The true 1st edition of the author's debut - she is the daughter of Anita Desai. Her second book, The Inheritance of Loss, (2006) has been widely praised by critics throughout Asia, Europe and the United States and won the 2006 Man Booker Prize as well as the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Fiction Award. Written with rich humour and an eye for the eccentric, "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" is a magical tale of a world gone slightly mad. Dustjacket praise by Salman Rushdie who called it "Lush ... View more info

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The Inheritance of Loss: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)

By: Desai, Kiran

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9105

ISBN: 0871139294

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of "The Inheritance of Loss" has been SIGNED by Kiran Desai on the title page! The "true" first edition which was published in the US first. 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. View more info

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Hullabaloo In The Guava Orchard

By: Desai, Kiran

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin INDIA: 1998

Edition: First Indian Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9106

ISBN: 0670879355

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" has been SIGNED by Kiran Desai on the title page! This is a Second Printing of the Indian Edition. Fresh and funny and delicious, this is the story of Sampath Chawla, born into a family a bit off kilter, to a mother not quite like her neighbors, in a town not quite like other towns. Written with rich humour and an eye for the eccentric, this is a magical tale of a world gone slightly mad. View more info

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Paris Trout

By: Dexter, Pete

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9049

ISBN: 0394563700

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Pete Dexter on the title page! Winner of the National Book Award - the time and place: Cotton Point, a small Georgia town, just after World War II. The event: the murder of a fourteen-year-old black girl by a white man named Paris Trout, who feels he's done absolutely nothing wrong. Hypnotically, with the deftest hand, Pete Dexter probes the minds of these fascinating characters, creating a story of disturbing power that hovers, indelibly suspended, in a time and place all its own. View more info

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Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide

By: Dunkley, Jo

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8958

ISBN: 0674984285

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Our Universe" has been SIGNED by Jo Dunkley on the title page! Jo Dunkley combines her expertise as an astrophysicist with her talents as a teacher and writer in this lively and exceptionally clear introduction to the structure and history of the universe and its enduring mysteries. "Our Universe" conveys with authority and grace the thrill of scientific discovery and a contagious enthusiasm for the endless wonders of space-time. Jo Dunkley is Professor of Physics and Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University. She has won awards from the Royal Astronomical S... View more info

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Washington Black

By: Edugyan, Esi

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2018

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9024

ISBN: 0525521429

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Washington Black" has been SIGNED by Esi Edugyan on the title page! A Finalist for the MAN Booker Prize and Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize. George Washington Black , or "Wash," an eleven-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is terrified to be chosen by his master's brother as a manservant. From the blistering cane fields of the Caribbean to the frozen Far North, from the earliest aquariums of London to the eerie deserts of Morocco, "Washington Black" tells a dazzling story of self-invention and betrayal, of love and redemption, of a world destroyed and mad... View more info

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Washington Black

By: Edugyan, Esi

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Patrick Crean Editions/Harper Collins Publishers Ltd.: 2018

Edition: First Canadian Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9025

ISBN: 1443423386

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Washington Black" has been SIGNED by Esi Edugyan on the title page! The true 'First Edition" by this author who lives in British Columbia, Canada. A Finalist for the MAN Booker Prize and Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize. George Washington Black , or "Wash," an eleven-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is terrified to be chosen by his master's brother as a manservant. From the blistering cane fields of the Caribbean to the frozen Far North, from the earliest aquariums of London to the eerie deserts of Morocco, "Washington Black" tells a dazzling story of se... View more info

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Emerald City/The Invisible Circus/Look at Me/The Keep/A Visit From the Goon Squad/Manhattan Beach

By: Egan, Jennifer

Price: $600.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 1996

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8950

ISBN: 0307592839

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete set of Jennifer Egan's works -- all have been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "Emerald City" (1996) - her first book, originally published in the UK in 1993, this was first published in the US in 1996. Here she dislays her full range of talents in this dazzling collection. 2) "The Invisible Circus" (1995) - Her debut novel, as it confronts the ambiguous legacy of the sixties, "The Invisible Circus" also beautifully and powerfully describes a journey essential to all of us. 3) "Look at Me" (2001) - here she once again demonstrate... View more info

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A Visit from the Goon Squad

By: Egan, Jennifer.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8848

ISBN: 0307592839

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Visit from the Goon Squad" has been SIGNED by Jennifer Egan on the title page! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. A book about the interplay of time and music, about survival, about the stirrings and transformations set inexorably in motion by even the most passing conjunction of our fates. In a breathtaking array of styles and tones ranging from tragedy to satire to Powerpoint, Egan captures the undertow of self-destruction that we all must either master or succumb to; the basic human hunger for redemption; and on the universal tendency to reach for both - and ... View more info

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Your Duck Is My Duck

By: Eisenberg, Deborah

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Ecco [Harper Collins]: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8948

ISBN: 0062688774

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Your Duck Is My Duck" has been SIGNED by Deborah Eisenberg on the title page (she has also crossed-out her printed name)! The much-anticipated collection of brilliantly observant short stories from one of the great American masters of the form. Each of the six stories in "Your Duck Is My Duck," her first collection since 2006, has the heft and complexity of a novel. In Eisenberg's world, the forces of money, sex, and power cannot be escaped, and the force of history, whether confronted or denied, cannot be evaded. No one writes better about time, tragedy and grief, and the indi... View more info

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Kaddish com: A Novel

By: Englander, Nathan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8932

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Kaddish com" has been SIGNED by Nathan Englander on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! Sharp, irreverent, hilarious, and wholly irresistible, Englander's tale of a son who makes a diabolical compromise brilliantly captures the tensions between tradition and modernity--a book to be devoured in a single sitting and whose pleasures and provocations will be savored long after. The recipient of many awards including being a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013. View more info

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For the Relief of Unbearable Urges: Stories/The Ministry of Special Cases/What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank/Dinner at the Center of the Earth/Kaddish.com

By: Englander, Nathan

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8933

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete collection of the novels and stories of Nathan Englander each of which has been SIGNED by him on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges" (1999) - the author's debut collection of nine energized, irreverent stories. Winner of the PEN/Malamud and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. 2) "The Ministry of Special Cases" (2007) - His first novel, a timeless story of fathers and sons. Through the devastation of a single family, Englander captures, indelibly, the grief of a nation. 3) "What We Talk About When We Talk Ab... View more info

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Kaddish com: A Novel

By: Englander, Nathan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8935

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Kaddish com" has been SIGNED by Nathan Englander on the title page (he has also crossed-out his printed name)! Sharp, irreverent, hilarious, and wholly irresistible, Englander's tale of a son who makes a diabolical compromise brilliantly captures the tensions between tradition and modernity--a book to be devoured in a single sitting and whose pleasures and provocations will be savored long after. The recipient of many awards including being a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013. View more info

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Yesterday's Weather

By: Enright, Anne

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grove Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8981

ISBN: 0802118747

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Yesterday's Weather" has been SIGNED by Anne Enright on the title page! Enright presents a series of deeply moving glimpses into the lives of ordinary men and women struggling with the bonds of love, family, and community in an increasingly disconnected and transient world. "Yesterday's Weather" brings her short fiction to American readers for the first time. View more info

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The Gathering: A Novel

By: Enright, Anne

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, UK, Jonathan Cape: 2007

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8982

ISBN: 0224078739

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Gathering" has been SIGNED by Anne Enright on the title page! Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2007. Anne Enright is one of Ireland's foremost voices. "The Gathering" is an internationally lauded literary triumph and a moving, evocative portrait of a large Irish family haunted by the past. It is an extraordinary anatomization of love and disappointment, about how our fate is written in the body, not in the stars. View more info

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The Forgotten Waltz

By: Enright, Anne

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 2011

Edition: First Canadian Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8983

ISBN: 0771030746

Condition: Fine


This Canadian edition of "The Forgotten Waltz" has been SIGNED by Anne Enright on the title page! page! A memory of desire: a recollection of the bewildering speed of attraction, the irreparable slip into longing. In this extraordinary novel, this opening of secrets, Anne Enright speaks directly to the readers she won with the success of "The Gathering." Writing at the height of her powers, this is Anne Enright's tour de force, a novel of intelligence, passion and real distinction. View more info