McSWEENEY'S QUARTERLY CONCERNS, ISSUE 23
Edition: First edition.
San Francisco: McSweeney's (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An issue of one of the most innovative and unique - and award-winning - anthologies published in the US. SIGNED by TWO authors: by Dave Eggers and by Ann Beattie at her story "Girls in Bad Weather." Contains ten short works of fiction from Wells Tower, Roddy Doyle, Shawn Vestal, Chris Bachelder, Deb Olin Unferth, Christopher Stokes, Clancy Martin, Caren Beilin and April Wilder. "Every story gets its own front and back cover, drawn, collaged, or embroidered by the polymathic Andrea Dezso. The whole thing is wrapped in a jacket that unfolds into five square feet of double-sided glory - spread it out one way for dozens of very short stories by Dave Eggers, arranged in what we're pretty sure is a volvelle; flip it over and witness all those Dezso illustrations stitched into one unbroken expanse" In addition a small "trial size" "Comedy by Numbers" booklet is attached to back board. Slightly oversized format. 181 pp plus the final illustration and notes on contributors. ISBN: 0-241-143918.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.