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GraceLand: A Novel

By: Abani, Chris

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8953

ISBN: 0374165890

Condition: Fine


This copy of "GraceLand" has been SIGNED by Chris Abani on the title page! A dazzling debut - this gorgeously written, haunting novel is set in Maroka, a sprawling, swampy, crazy and colorful ghetto of Lagos, Nigeria, and unfolds against a backdrop of lush reggae and highlife music, American movies, and a harsh urban existence. Named as Winner of the 2005 PEN/Hemingway Award. This copy signed by the author from his appearance at the University of Pennsylvania. View more info

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Green on Blue / Dark at the Crossing / Waiting for Eden

By: Ackerman, Elliot

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Scribner/Alfred A Knopf: 2015

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8959

ISBN: 1476778558

Condition: Fine


This offer is for "Green on Blue" together with "Dark at the Crossing" and "Waiting for Eden" -- all have been SIGNED by Elliot Ackerman on their respective title pages (he has also crossed-out his printed name as well on each)! 1) "Green on Blue" (2015 - Scribner) - a gripping, morally complex debut novel about boys caught in an elliptical war, and the sacrifices we make for love. Writing from the Afghan perspective, Elliott Ackerman has broken new ground in the litera... View more info

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I Pass Like Night

By: Ames, Jonathan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1989

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8909

ISBN: 0688078044

Condition: Fine


This copy of "I Pass Like Night" has been SIGNED by Jonathan Ames on the title page! The author's first book. Dustjacket praise by Philip Roth stating "An authentic voice of youthful suffering. Mr. Ames's antisocial young hero comes through as a cross between Jean Genet and Holden Caulfield in the age of AIDS. The style is the real achievement: strong, clean, and poker-faced." View more info

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Reasons to Live/At The Gates of the Animal Kingdom/Tumble Home/The Dog of the Marriage/The Collected Stories/Sing To It

By: Amy Hempel

Price: $450.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 1985

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8923

ISBN: 0394539931

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This offer is for a complete set of the Novels and Short Stories of Amy Hempel - each of which has been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! The books include: 1) "Reasons To Live" (1985) - the author's debut collection of short stories. Indeed, in Amy Hempel's resolute vision - one that is revealed to us in sentences that have already had the notice of those who keep the watch for where there is likely to be the next new energy in new American fiction - there... View more info

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Gun Dealers' Daughter

By: Apostol, Gina

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 2012

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8846

ISBN: 0393062945

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Gun Dealers' Daughter" has been SIGNED by Gina Apostol on the title page! This from her appearance in New York City on December 9, 2018. In this, her American debut, award-winning author Gina Apostol merges the personal and the political to illuminate the traumatic history of a country deeply entwined with our own. "Gun Dealers' Daughter" won the 2013 PEN/Open Book Award and was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Prize. View more info

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Insurrecto

By: Apostol, Gina

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Soho Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8854

ISBN: 1616959444

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Insurrecto" has been SIGNED by Gina Apostol on the title page! From her appearance in New York City on December 9, 2018. Two women, a Filipino translator and an American filmmaker go on a road trip in Duterte's Philippines, collaborating and clashing in the writing of a film script about a massacre during the the Philippine-American War. Apostol pushes up against the limits of fiction in order to recover the atrocity in Balangiga, and in so doing, ... View more info

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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

By: Basbanes, Nicholas A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 8915

ISBN: 0805036539

Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy of "A Gentle Madness" which is a must have for all Bibliophiles! The passion to possess books has never been more widespread than it is today; indeed, obsessive book collecting remains the only hobby to have a disease named after it. "A Gentle Madness" is an adventure among the afflicted. Richly anecdotal and fully documented, it combines the perspective of historical research with the immediacy of investigative journalism. Above all, it... View more info

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The Idiot

By: Batuman, Elif

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Penguin Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8966

ISBN: 1594205612

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Idiot" has been SIGNED by Elif Batuman on the title page! With superlative emotional and intellectual sensitivity, mordant wit, and pitch-perfect style, Batuman dramatizes the uncertainty of life on the cusp of adulthood. Her prose is a rare and inimitable combination of tenderness and wisdom; its logic as natural and inscrutable as that of memory itself. A Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. View more info

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Tuff

By: Beatty, Paul

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, UK, Secker & Warburg: 2000

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8945

ISBN: 0436410656

Condition: Fine


This beautiful copy of the UK First Edition/First Printing of "Tuff" has been SIGNED by Paul Beatty on the title page! Fueled by the ferocious wit and outrage that drove Beatty's extraordinary debut, "The White Boy Shuffle," "Tuff" sees his manic energy taken to new heights of verbal dazzle. Unique artwork design graces the cover of this title. Paul Beatty went on to win the prestigious MAN Booker Prize later on for his book - "The Sellout." View more info

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Hunger

By: Blackwell, Elise

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Little, Brown and Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8908

ISBN: 0316738956

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Elise Blackwell on the title page. A spare and haunting story of love, memory, and appetite from one of modern Europe's darkest times. This debut has been described in the Los Angeles Times as an "exquisite little book" that 'craftily weaves history and botany' into an "utterly devourable narrative." It is a beautifully crafted exploration of the choices people make in extraordinary circumstances. View more info

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His Illegal Self

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber & Faber: 2008

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8971

ISBN: 0571231519

Condition: Fine


This UK Edition copy of "His Illegal Self" has been SIGNED by Peter Carey on the title page! Kent Haruf praise on the back cover: "Peter Carey is one of the great writers in English now. This book is further proof, a book in which he's created a little boy who is neither too precious nor too wise, a little boy on a sad hard trip with his eyes wide open, watching everything and everyone around him. He makes you think of your own past life and all you felt when you were a... View more info

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Edinburgh/The Queen of the Night/How to Write an Autobiographical Novel

By: Chee, Alexander

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Various: 2001

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8857

ISBN: 1566492254

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a full set of Alexander Chee's three works. All have been SIGNED by him on their respective title pages! These include: 1) "Edinburgh" (2001) - Welcome Rain Publishers. The author's debut, it was the Winner of the James Michener/Copernicus Society Fellowship Prize and a Whiting Writers Award. A poignant work of mature, haunting artistry, "Edinburgh" heralded the arrival of a remarkable young writer. 2) "The Queen of the Night" (2016) - Houghton Miffli... View more info

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Trust Exercise

By: Choi, Susan

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2019

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8960

ISBN: 1250309883

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Trust Exercise" has been SIGNED by Susan Choi on the title page! As captivating and tender as it is surprising, "Trust Exercise" will incite heated conversations about fiction and truth, and about friendships and loyalties, and will leave readers with wiser understandings of the true capacities of adolescents and of the powers and responsibilities of adults. View more info

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The Foreign Student/American Woman/A Person of Interest/My Education/Trust Exercise

By: Choi, Susan

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, New York, HarperFlamingo: 1998

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8961

ISBN: 006019149X

Condition: Fine


This offer is for a full set of Susan Choi's works that have all been SIGNED by her on their respective title pages! Sold here as a set only. These include: 1) "The Foreign Student" (1998) - Harper Flamingo. Set in wartime Korea during the early 1950s, and in the American South in the years immediately following, "The Foreign Student" brings together two intelligent, original characters - a Korean student and a rebellious young American woman - in an affecting story of... View more info

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Here Comes the Sun

By: Dennis-Benn, Nicole

Price: $65.00

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

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8973

ISBN: 1631491768

Condition: 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. Capt... 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 Afric... 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... 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 bea... 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 mu... 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... View more info