Jayyusi, Salma Khadra (ed)
Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1989.
560pp. X-Library Book with the usual markings else pages Clean: no names, no underlining; outside has library markings on spine, with printed Duralam library hardcover more
Singer, Isaac Bashevis
New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1967.
First edition. Not so much a family novel as the story of an epoch, detailing as it does the conflicts and ideas which gave birth more
New York: Scribner's, 1997.
First edition of the author's masterwork. Nominated for the National Book Award. "This book is an aria and a wolf whistle of our half-century. It more
New York: Dutton, 1998.
Proof copy. Allison's follow-up novel to Bastard Out of Carolina. A tale of Delia Byrd, rock star, and her return to Cayro, Georgia, and her more
New York: Viking, 1998.
Laid in are two press releases and a business card from an associate publisher. Author's second novel (The Raven was his first). A portrait of more
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1952.
The author's third novel. Very clean copy. 281pp. more
New York: Knopf, 2000.
1st American edition. Publisher's dated slip and press release laid in. The layers of human history, the depth of the human body, the heartache of more
New York: Knopf, 1982.
A novel concerning James Axton, an American free-lance writer working out of Athens as a part-time "risk analyst" for a shadowy conglomerate selling political-risk insurance, more
New York: Knopf, 1988.
A novel about marriage by the author of If Morning Ever Comes. The expectations, the disappointments; the way children can create storms in a family; more
New York: Scribner's, 1962.
Author's second book. A nice clean copy. By the author of Little Big Man. more
New York: Harper & Row, 1979.
First edition. A novel about psychological growth. Because of traumatic sexual experiences suffered in his childhood, Konrad Vost, the protagonist, has a history of pathological more
New York: Harcourt Brace World, 1966.
In this novel, by the author of The Friendly Persuasion, the narrator tells this story as a reflection of a sequence of events now concluded. more
New York: The Viking Press, 1962.
A novel concerning the New York art fringe in the late 1950s. Jonathan Jaimison, fleeing from a dreary Midwest existence of family reunions and dull more
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1975.
The author's sixth published novel and the second to parody a literary genre: sado-masochism in this case. The novel, as all others by Brautigan, dealt more
New York: Harper & Row, 1970.
A novel of a Seer. The two strands of the story--the life and times of a "wise man", and the rise and fall of political more
Danielewski, Mark Z
New York: Pantheon, 2006.
A novel of heart and intellect, moving us with the journey of two kids, perpetually of summer, perpetually sixteen, who give up everything except each more
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971.
Author's second book more
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1977.
The story of a coal miner who discovers his 17-year old son has run away and who goes north, to Boston, to find him. more
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1984).
A novel that is a precise and pitiless exploration of lives lived in the harsh glare of public scrutiny, written with that unique Didion gift more
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971.
A romance novel, so to speak, about a forest ranger that falls for an utterly beguiling freckle-faced American princess, half his age. more