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  • COLLECTED STORIES. by Gilchrist, Ellen.
    Gilchrist, Ellen.
    COLLECTED STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - A selection of her stories, chosen by Gilchrist herself, from seven earlier collections, including her first volume of short stories "In the Land of Dreamy Dreams" to her National Book Award-winning "Victory Over Japan" through "Flights of Angels." 563 pp. ISBN: 0-316299480.

    Condition: Very good in a very good jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 79595
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  • THE FAMILY MARKOWITZ. by Goodman, Allegra.
    Goodman, Allegra.
    THE FAMILY MARKOWITZ.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second book, a collection of interconnected short stories about three generations of the Markowitz family. 262 pp. ISBN: 0-374153213.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread, but with a remainder line).

    Book ID: 76102
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  • A SOLDIER'S EMBRACE: Stories, by Gordimer, Nadine.
    Gordimer, Nadine.
    A SOLDIER'S EMBRACE: Stories,

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of twelve short stories, most set in her native South Africa, by this Nobel Prize winning author. 144 pp. ISBN: 0-670656380.

    Condition: Good in a dust jacket (some shelfwear to boards, corners slightly bumped, price-clipped).

    Book ID: 78698
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  • A SOLDIER'S EMBRACE: Stories, by Gordimer, Nadine.
    Gordimer, Nadine.
    A SOLDIER'S EMBRACE: Stories,

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of twelve short stories, most set in her native South Africa, by this Nobel Prize winning author. 144 pp. ISBN: 0-670656380.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (hint of sunning to the spine of the dj)

    Book ID: 79966
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  • I SAW A MAN HIT HIS WIFE. by Greenside, Mark.
    Greenside, Mark.
    I SAW A MAN HIT HIS WIFE.

    Edition: 2nd printing, a trade paperback.

    Fredonia, NY: White Pine Press, (1997). SIGNED - Collection of short stories about men and women caught up in love's complexity SIGNED and INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in Oakland, 2005. 167 pp. ISBN: 1877727644.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64177
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  • WHITE PEOPLE. by Gurganus, Allan.
    Gurganus, Allan.
    WHITE PEOPLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - The second book by this Southern writer and his first collection of shorter fiction, consisting of nine stories and two novellas, written over a period of 20 years. 252 pp. Dust jacket design by Chip Kidd. ISBN: 0-394-58841X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark)

    Book ID: 78565
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  • HIGH LONESOME. by Hannah, Barry (1942-2010)
    Hannah, Barry (1942-2010)
    HIGH LONESOME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of thirteen short stories - "darkly comic, fiercely tragic and always strikingly original." SIGNED on the title page. Hannah received the Pen/Faulkner award for short fiction, and this collection, the last to be published during his lifetime, was nominated for the Pulitzer. 230 pp. ISBN: 0-871136686.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket. (some toning to the edges of the textblock)

    Book ID: 68372
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  • JIGS AND REELS. by Harris, Joanne.
    Harris, Joanne.
    JIGS AND REELS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Doubleday, (2004). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first collection of short stories by the author of "Chocolat." The characters in these 22 stories include "Suburban witches, defiant old ladies, ageing monsters, suicidal Lottery winners, wolf men, dolphin women and middle-aged manufacturers of erotic leatherwear." SIGNED on the title page. Small format. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-385606427.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73878
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  • LIKE NEVER BEFORE. by Havazelet, Ehud.
    Havazelet, Ehud.
    LIKE NEVER BEFORE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of ten short stories by this award winning writer. 268 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61255
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  • THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN US. by Hermann, John.
    Hermann, John.
    THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN US.

    Edition: First printing.

    Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, (1973) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of five stories. A Breakthrough Book. 113 pp. ISBN: 0-826201415.

    Condition: Near fine in a fair only dust jacket (overall edgewear and short closed tears to the dj, small hole in middle of spine, toning - now protected by an archival cover) .

    Book ID: 70128
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  • LIMBO RIVER. by Hillis, Rick.
    Hillis, Rick.
    LIMBO RIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories - winner of the Heinz Drue prize for literature, selected by Russell Banks, who called this 'a wonderful book - in the rarified company of Raymond Carver, Richard Ford and Tobias Wolff.' 142 pp. ISBN: 0-9229-36534.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69072
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  • Hillis, Rick.
    LIMBO RIVER.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, 1991. Collection of short stories - winner of the Heinz Drue prize for literature. ISBN: 0-88001-315x.

    Condition: Very good (bookstore's "bargain stamp" on first page.)

    Book ID: 19253
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  • THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: A Collection of Stories. by Homes, A. M.
    Homes, A. M.
    THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW: A Collection of Stories.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2002) dj. Hardcover - Includes eleven short stories - cover praise from Michael Cunningham, Robert Stone and others. 241 pp. ISBN: 0-688167128.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75536
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  • Humphrey, William
    SEPTEMBER SONG

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Collection of short stories. ISBN: 0-395-584140.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 6276
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  • ASTRONAUTS and Other Stories. by Iribarne, Matthew.
    Iribarne, Matthew.
    ASTRONAUTS and Other Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's second collection of short stories - but the first to be published in hardcover by a major publisher. These stories, mostly set on the West Coast, are about people "trying to make sense of the world that has fallen out beneath them." 318 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-03801.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 72910
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  • SHIP'S COMPANY. by Jacobs, W. W. [William Wymark Jacobs, 1863 -1943),
    Jacobs, W. W. [William Wymark Jacobs, 1863 -1943),
    SHIP'S COMPANY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Hardcover first edition - A collection of mostly humorous stories illustrated with 34 black and white drawings by Will Owen. 261 pp plus 4 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good in tan illustrated boards (prev owner's name on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 64902
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  • SONNY LISTON WAS A FRIEND OF MINE: Stories. by Jones, Thom.
    Jones, Thom.
    SONNY LISTON WAS A FRIEND OF MINE: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third book, a collection of 12 short stories about those who fight desperately against fate. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-316472239.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder mark).

    Book ID: 80053
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  • DRIVE DIVE DANCE & FIGHT. by Kennedy, Thomas E.
    Kennedy, Thomas E.
    DRIVE DIVE DANCE & FIGHT.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback origina.

    Kansas City: BkMkPress / The University of Missouri, Kansas City, (1997). First edition - The author's second collection of short stories, - the title story is a wonderful tale of a 30 year old man overcoming his fears. 152 pp. ISBN: 1886157146.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64550
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  • THE DIXON CORNBELT LEAGUE, and Other Baseball Stories. by Kinsella, W. P.
    Kinsella, W. P.
    THE DIXON CORNBELT LEAGUE, and Other Baseball Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of "ghostly baseball stories" by the Canadian author best known for "Shoeless Joe" which was made into the film "Field of Dreams." 180 pp. ISBN: 0-06017188X.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (appears unread, but someone wrote an arithmetic problem on a blank page at the back of the book) .

    Book ID: 71659
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  • THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF WILLIAM KITTREDGE. by Kittredge, William.
    Kittredge, William.
    THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF WILLIAM KITTREDGE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, (2003). SIGNED first edition - A collection of 13 stories by this Western writer. Barry Lopez calls "stories of laconic isolated men and prodding women. .. genuine, unflinching and tender." SIGNED on the title page. 220 pp. ISBN: 1555973841.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68376
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  • LOVE IN A BLUE TIME. by Kureishi, Harif.
    Kureishi, Harif.
    LOVE IN A BLUE TIME.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of ten short stories by this award-winning writer. They feature his "dead-on observations of human passion and folly, his brilliant depiction of seedy locales and magical characters, and his original, wicked sense of humor." 212 pp. ISBN: 0-684837943.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (an unread copy)

    Book ID: 77843
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  • MAD DOG SUMMER and Other Stories. by Lansdale, Joe R.
    Lansdale, Joe R.
    MAD DOG SUMMER and Other Stories.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Urbana, IL: Golden Gryphon Press. (2006). SIGNED - A varied collection of short stories originally published in a limited hardcover edition, stories which reflect "his characteristic dark take on the horrors that lurk beneath the surface of mundane life. . . these tales run the gamut from devilish fantasy to twisted courtroom drama to vampire-robot western." Each story has a brief introduction by Lansdale in which he discusses the origin of the story. The title story, about a serial killer in Texas in the 1930s, won the Bram Stoker Horror Award. SIGNED on the title page. viii, 261 pp plus colophon which states that even this edition was limited to 3000 copies. ISBN: 1-930846428.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 70179
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  • LAST COURTESIES and Other Stories by Leffland, Ella
    Leffland, Ella
    LAST COURTESIES and Other Stories

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her only collection of short stories so far - the title story was the O.Henry Prize winner for 1977. ISBN: 0-06-0125543.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (bookseller's line on bottom edge, prev owner's stamp, price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 45276
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  • LAST COURTESIES and Other Stories by Leffland, Ella
    Leffland, Ella
    LAST COURTESIES and Other Stories

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her only collection of short stories so far - the title story was the O.Henry Prize winner for 1977. ISBN: 0-06-0125543.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 48203
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  • THE SHOPLIFTER'S APPRENTICE. by Lesser, Ellen.
    Lesser, Ellen.
    THE SHOPLIFTER'S APPRENTICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of eleven short stories, the author's second book, and first collection of stories. 143 pp. ISBN: 0+671+648829.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (remainder line, short closed tear to upper edge of dj)

    Book ID: 68780
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  • Lesser, Ellen.
    THE SHOPLIFTER'S APPRENTICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second book, first collection of short stories. 143 pp. ISBN: 0+671+648829.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15883
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  • THE WALL OF THE SKY, THE WALL OF THE EYE by Lethem, Jonathan.
    Lethem, Jonathan.
    THE WALL OF THE SKY, THE WALL OF THE EYE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His third book, a collection of 7 short stories, both perverse and gripping (his first collection of stories). SIGNED on the title page. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1001804.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65503
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  • GET IN TROUBLE: Stories. by Link, Kelly.
    Link, Kelly.
    GET IN TROUBLE: Stories.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2015). First edition - The third collection of short stories by this Nebula award winning writer, whose stories combine elements of fantasy with sly humor and understanding. Michael Chabon called her Òthe most darkly playful voice in American fictionÓ; Neil Gaiman said she was Òa national treasureÓ; and Karen Russell described her as ÒFranz Kafka with a better understanding of ladiesÕ footwear and bad first dates.Ó 333 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers covered with praise for Link.

    Book ID: 66784
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  • THE DUTCHMAN DIED and Other Tales of Pittsburgh's Southside. by Lissfelt, J. Fred (1886-1965)
    Lissfelt, J. Fred (1886-1965)
    THE DUTCHMAN DIED and Other Tales of Pittsburgh's Southside.

    Edition: First thus.

    Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1992). Hardcover first edition - Eleven stories, set in a German neighborhood in Pittsburgh at the turn of the century, populated by sharp-eyed and sharp-tongued gossips. Originally published in 1955 under the title Kaffeeklatsch. New foreword by Clarke Thomas for this edition. Illustrated with drawings by Frank A. Trapp. xiv, 135 pp. ISBN: 0-822937263.

    Condition: Fine in light blue cloth with magenta lettering and illustration on front cover (a new copy) No dust jacket, as issued.

    Book ID: 76764
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  • Lombreglia, Ralph.
    MAKE ME WORK: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's book, a collection of nine new short stories. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-374200041.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61716
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