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Disappearing Earth

By: Phillips, Julia

Price: $55.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9018

ISBN: 0525520414

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Disappearing Earth" has been SIGNED by Julia Phillips on the title page! One August afternoon, on the shoreline of the Kamchatka Peninsula at the northeastern edge of Russia, two girls--sisters, eight and eleven--go missing. Propulsive, engaging, told through a young writer's virtuosic feat of empathy and imagination, this powerful novel brings us to a new understanding of the intricate bonds of family and community, in a Russia unlike anything we have seen before. View more info

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The Hot Zone/The Cobra Event/ The Demon In The Freezer/Panic In Level 4

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8153

ISBN: 0679430946

Condition: Fine


A beautiful collection of the author's "Dark Biology Series" - all of which have been neatly SIGNED by Richard Preston on their title pages! Sold as a set only. 1) "The Hot Zone" (1994) - his most famous and thrilling work about the Ebola virus. Stephen King said of it "The first chapter of "The Hot Zone" is one of the most horrifying things I've ever read in my whole life...and then it gets worse. That's what I keep marveling over: it keeps getting worse. What a remarkable piece of work." 2) "The Cobra Event" (1997) - the story of a secret counter-terror operation. It is a dramatic, heart-s... View more info

The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $65.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9044

ISBN: 1524733512

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Destiny Thief" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! A master of the novel, short story and memoir, the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author now gives us a collection of essays that ranges throughout writing and reading and living. Warm, funny, wise and poignant, Russo's essays traverse his writing life, expanding our understanding of who he is and how his singular, incredibly generous mind works. An utter joy to read, they provide deep insight into the creative process from the perspective of one of our greatest writers. View more info

Nobody’s Fool

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9045

ISBN: 0394577787

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Nobody's Fool" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! The author has created an unforgettable and luminously magical time and place with this novel. Later made into a highly successful film starring Paul Newman as "Sully". "Nobody's Fool" is a funny, roguish novel that captures the imagination and provides a rich journey into a special world peopled by characters so real, so vital, we feel we've known them all our lives. View more info

Mohawk

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, UK, Heinemann: 1987

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9046

ISBN: 0434659053

Condition: Fine


This copy of the UK First Hardcover Edition of "Mohawk" has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page! The "true" first was a Paperback Original published in the US and the first US Hardcover Edition wasn't published until 2001. "Mohawk" was an outstanding first novel, a poignant, unforgettable story of old passions and enmity set in a leather town in upstate New York where the tanneries have long ago begun to close down. Writing with extraordinary assurance, Richard Russo unfolds the story of a mystery that has bound two families, the Grouses and the Gaffneys, to... View more info

Chances Are...a Novel

By: Russo, Richard

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9047

ISBN: 1101947748

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Chances Are..." has been SIGNED by Richard Russo on the title page. Signed by him for his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia on 8/6/2019. The author's first stand alone novel in a decade comes with a new revelation: a riveting story about the abiding yet baffling and complkex power of friendship. On a beautiful September weekend, three sixty-six-year-old men convene of Martha's Vineyard, the roiling cauldron of this novel. Bonded together what feels like a lifetime ago, circa the sixties, at a Connecticut college, they're still the closest of friends despite b... View more info

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Home Fire

By: Shamsie, Kamila

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Riverhead Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8910

ISBN: 0735217688

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Home Fire" has been SIGNED by Kamila Shamsie on the title page! She has also dated and placed it as "21 Aug 17 NYC." Kamila Shamsie explores how secrets and family loyalty can both bind lives together and threaten to spin them out of control. Searing and suspenseful, "Home Fire" asks: What sacrifices will we make in the name of love? 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

A Thousand Acres

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9031

ISBN: 0394577736

Condition: Fine


This copy of "A Thousand Acres" has been boldly SIGNED by Jane Smiley on the title page! The acclaimed author's Pulitzer Prize Winning novel. Jane Smiley takes us into the world of a thriving Iowa farm: one thousand acres - unencumbered, unmortgaged - of the richest, flattest, most arable land on earth. The forces that bound Lear and his daughters reverberate beneath the surface of Jane Smiley's extraordinary novel. View more info

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Chasing Montana

By: Soderlind, Lori

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin / Terrace Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9003

ISBN: 029921754X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Chasing Montana" has been SIGNED by Lori Soderlind on the title page! Lori, the heroine of this rousing narrative, is attempting to flee the hectic East Coast for a better life in the West. She is a child of the seventies who feels misled by the rebellious "boomer" generation and disappointed with life in 1980s New Jersey. Inspired by the tale of her pioneering grandparents, who settled in Montana, and following her friend Madeleine, who has all the answers, Lori quits her job, loosens her ties, and sets off into a wild frontier. A trade paperback original. View more info

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Chang and Eng/The Real McCoy/More Than it Hurts You/Half a Life

By: Strauss, Darin

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York/San Francisco, Dutton/McSweeney:

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8943

ISBN: 1934781703

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a complete collection of the author's four titles - each of which has been SIGNED by Darin Strauss on their respective title pages. These include: 1) "Chang and Eng" (2000) - his first novel - for which the author spent three years researching and writing. An unforgettable and sublimely moving story that reveals above all the longings and hunanity of these remarkable twins. 2) "The Real McCoy" (20020 - An audacious and unforgettable novel about identity, illusion, and the accomplishment of lifelong love. 3) "More Than It Hurts You" (2008) - A beauti... View more info

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The Informers/The Secret History of Costaguana/The Sound of Things Falling/Lovers on All Saints' Day/Reputations/The Shape of the Ruins

By: Vasquez, Juan Gabriel

Price: $475.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Riverhead Books: 2009

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8774

Condition: Fine


This offer is for the complete set of Juan Gabriel Vasquez's six works that have been published in English - all SIGNED by him on their title pages! Sold as a set. 1) "The Informers" (2009) - his debut, a powerful story about the shadowy years immediately following World War II, testimony to the richness of his imagination as well as the subtlety and elegance of his prose. 2) "The Secret History of Costaguana" (2010) - reimagines the life of Joseph Conrad, who in turn reimagined Colombia in "Nostromo." 3) "The Sound of Things Falling" (2012) - In this gorgeo... View more info

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

By: Vuong, Ocean

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Penguin Press: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9009

ISBN: 0525562028

Condition: Fine


This copy of "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" has been SIGNED by Ocian Vuong on the title page! A brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity. With stunning urgency and grace, Ocean Vuong writes of people caught between disparate worlds, and asks how we heal and rescue one another without forsaking who we are. The award winning poet's first novel View more info

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Lot: Stories

By: Washington, Bryan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Riverhead Books: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9008

ISBN: 0525533672

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Lot" has been SIGNED by Bryan Washington on the title page! Bryan Washington's brilliant, viscerally drawn world vibrates with energy, wit, and the infinite longing of people searching for home. With soulful insight into what makes a community, a family, and a life, "Lot" explores trust and love in all its unsparing and unsteady forms. View more info

Educated: A Memoir

By: Westover, Tara

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 2018

Edition: First Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9041

ISBN: 0399590501

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Educated" has been SIGNED by Tara Westover on the title page! A beautiful copy of the second printing. An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. When an... View more info

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The Intuitionist/John Henry Days/The Colossus of New York/Apex Hides the Hurt/Sag Harbor/Zone One/The Noble Hustle/The Underground Railroad/The Nickel Boys

By: Whitehead, Colson

Price: $800.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 1999

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9028

ISBN: 0385542364

Condition: Fine


A complete collection of Colson Whitehead's nine books beginning with "The Intuitionist" through his latest "The Nickel Boys!" All of these copies have been SIGNED on their title pages by Colson Whitehead. Sold as a set only - these works include: 1) "The Intuitionist," (1999) - a Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. 2) "John Henry Days" (2001) - Winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, 3) "The Colossus of New York" (2003) - a book of essays, 4) "Apex Hides the Hurt" (2006)... View more info

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Escapes

By: Williams, Joy

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8993

ISBN: 0871133326

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Escapes" has been SIGNED by Joy Williams on the title page! Joy Williams has been called one of our most remarkable storytellers. In this, her second collection of stories, monks and snakes, tanning beds and electric chairs all figure, and the result is, in Jim Harrison's words, "ominous and enthralling.truly significant fiction." Dustjacket praise from Tom McGuane, James Salter, William Gass, Harold Brodkey and Raymond Carver. View more info

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Taking Care

By: Williams, Joy

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1982

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8994

ISBN: 0394521579

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Taking Care" has been SIGNED by Joy Williams on the title page! The talented author's debut collection of short stories. The sixteen stories in "Taking Care" are disturbing, comic, electrifying and always deeply moving. James Salter dustjacket praise "Joy Williams is an original. These are stories like no one else's, stories brilliantly told." View more info

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Fire and Fury

By: Wolff, Michael

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9048

ISBN: 1250158060

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Fire and Fury" has been SIGNED by Michael Wolff on the title page! The book that is in high demand. This is a first printing (already into an 11th printing) that was SIGNED on January 16th, 2018 by the author from his appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia. His first appearance with the book on what turned out to be a rather limited tour. View more info