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  • Abbey, Edward.
    SLUMGULLION STEW: An Edward Abbey Reader.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - Rather uncommon anthology of Abbey's works, edited and illustrated by Abbey himself. In addition to selections from his books ranging from 'Jonathan Troy' to 'Desert Solitaire' and 'Monkey Wrench Gang', this also includes a preface by Abbey and a selection 'Rites of Spring' from an unpublished novel. 383pp. ISBN: 0-525-242848.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (minor edgewear to dj, including short closed tear.) An attractive copy of a hard-to-find Abbey title.

    Book ID: 23501
    Keywords: Anthology
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  • PRIZE STORIES 1994: The O. Henry Awards. by Abrahams, William, editor.
    Abrahams, William, editor.
    PRIZE STORIES 1994: The O. Henry Awards.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Doubleday, (1994.). The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Includes 21 stories: Alison Baker's Better Be Ready 'Bout Half Past Eight; John Rolfe Gardiner's The Voyage Out; Lorrie Moore's Terrific Mother; Stuart Dybek's We Didn't; Marlin Barton's Jeremiah's Road; Kelly Cherry's Not The Phil Donahue Show; Elizabeth Cox's The Third Of July; Terry Bain's Games; Amy Bloom's Semper Fidelis; Michael Fox's Rise And Shine; David McLean's Marine Corps Issue; Elizabeth Graver's The Boy Who Fell Forty Feet; Susan Starr Richards' The Hanging In The Foaling Barn; Janice Eidus' Pandora's Box; Judith Ortiz Cofer's Nada; Mary Tannen's Elaine's House; Dennis Trudell's Gook; Helen Fremont's…

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    New York: Doubleday, (1994.). The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Includes 21 stories: Alison Baker's Better Be Ready 'Bout Half Past Eight; John Rolfe Gardiner's The Voyage Out; Lorrie Moore's Terrific Mother; Stuart Dybek's We Didn't; Marlin Barton's Jeremiah's Road; Kelly Cherry's Not The Phil Donahue Show; Elizabeth Cox's The Third Of July; Terry Bain's Games; Amy Bloom's Semper Fidelis; Michael Fox's Rise And Shine; David McLean's Marine Corps Issue; Elizabeth Graver's The Boy Who Fell Forty Feet; Susan Starr Richards' The Hanging In The Foaling Barn; Janice Eidus' Pandora's Box; Judith Ortiz Cofer's Nada; Mary Tannen's Elaine's House; Dennis Trudell's Gook; Helen Fremont's Where She Was; Elizabeth Oness' The Oracle; Katherine L. Hester's Labor; and Thomas E. Kennedy's Landing Zone X-Ray.. Biographies of the authors. 382 pp. ISBN: 0-385-471181.

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    Condition: Very near fine (usual toning to the pages, but otherwise appears unread)

    Book ID: 58471
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  • PRIZE STORIES 1994: The O. Henry Awards. by Abrahams, William, editor.
    Abrahams, William, editor.
    PRIZE STORIES 1994: The O. Henry Awards.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Doubleday, (1994.). The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Includes 21 stories: Alison Baker's Better Be Ready 'Bout Half Past Eight; John Rolfe Gardiner's The Voyage Out; Lorrie Moore's Terrific Mother; Stuart Dybek's We Didn't; Marlin Barton's Jeremiah's Road; Kelly Cherry's Not The Phil Donahue Show; Elizabeth Cox's The Third Of July; Terry Bain's Games; Amy Bloom's Semper Fidelis; Michael Fox's Rise And Shine; David McLean's Marine Corps Issue; Elizabeth Graver's The Boy Who Fell Forty Feet; Susan Starr Richards' The Hanging In The Foaling Barn; Janice Eidus' Pandora's Box; Judith Ortiz Cofer's Nada; Mary Tannen's Elaine's House; Dennis Trudell's Gook; Helen Fremont's…

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    New York: Doubleday, (1994.). The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Includes 21 stories: Alison Baker's Better Be Ready 'Bout Half Past Eight; John Rolfe Gardiner's The Voyage Out; Lorrie Moore's Terrific Mother; Stuart Dybek's We Didn't; Marlin Barton's Jeremiah's Road; Kelly Cherry's Not The Phil Donahue Show; Elizabeth Cox's The Third Of July; Terry Bain's Games; Amy Bloom's Semper Fidelis; Michael Fox's Rise And Shine; David McLean's Marine Corps Issue; Elizabeth Graver's The Boy Who Fell Forty Feet; Susan Starr Richards' The Hanging In The Foaling Barn; Janice Eidus' Pandora's Box; Judith Ortiz Cofer's Nada; Mary Tannen's Elaine's House; Dennis Trudell's Gook; Helen Fremont's Where She Was; Elizabeth Oness' The Oracle; Katherine L. Hester's Labor; and Thomas E. Kennedy's Landing Zone X-Ray.. Biographies of the authors. 382 pp. ISBN: 0-385-471181.

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    Condition: Good only (some crinkling from dampness to upper corner.)

    Book ID: 52278
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  • PRIZE STORIES 1992: The O. Henry Awards. by Abrahams, William, editor. Ann Packer, signed.
    Abrahams, William, editor. Ann Packer, signed.
    PRIZE STORIES 1992: The O. Henry Awards.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Doubleday, (1992.). SIGNED - The winning and finalist short stories for the O. Henry Award for 1992, .edited and with an introduction by William Abrahams. Include stories by Cynthia Ozick, Lucy Honig, Tom McNeal, Amy Herrick, Murray Pomerance, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Michael Wagner, Yolanda Barnes, David Long, Harriet Doerr, Perri Klass, Daniel Meltzer, Les Myers, Ken Chowder, Alice Adams, Frances Sherwood, Antonya Nelson, Millicent Dillon, Kent Nelson, Ann Packer, and Kate Braverman. SIGNED by Ann Packer at her story "Babies." Biographies of the authors. 382 pp. ISBN: 0-385-421923.

    Condition: Good only (some crinkling from dampness to upper corner.)

    Book ID: 52277
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  • ALOUD: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets' Cafe. by Algarin, Miguel and Bob Holman, editors. Patricia Smith and Luis J. Rodriguez, signed.
    Algarin, Miguel and Bob Holman, editors. Patricia Smith and Luis J. Rodriguez, signed.
    ALOUD: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets' Cafe.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1994.). SIGNED first edition - Anthology containing the works of over 100 modern American poets, including Martin Espada, Paul Beatty, Sapphire, Ntozake Shange, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Luis Rodriguez, Eileen Myles, Wanda Coleman, Thulani Davis, Victor Hernadez Cruz, Patricia Spears Jones, David Henderson, Sandra Maria Esteves and many others. SIGNED by TWO poets at their contributions: Patricia Smith at 'Skinhead" and Luis J. Rodriguez at "Meeting the Animal at Washington Square Park." The selected works were all first performed at New York City's Nuyorkian Poets' Cafe --- founded by poets Miguel Algarin, Miguel Pinero, and others. 1994 American Book Award Winner. Notes on the poets, 514 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-32576.

    Condition: Very good in stiff illustrated wrappers (binding cracking at p 176-177, but still holding).

    Book ID: 69721
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  • Allen, Dick editor.
    SCIENCE FICTION: The Future.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971. A collection of essays, excerpts & short fiction designed for use in the college classroom or to give an overview of the development of the science fiction genre & its literary criticism. Contributors include Hawthorne, Vonnegut, Heinlein, Asimov, H. G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, Susan Sontag , Kenneth Koch, Zelasny and many others. Suggestions for further reading, 345p. ISBN:. ISBN: 0-155786504.

    Condition: Good condition (few markings, crease on front cover.)

    Book ID: 24997
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  • SONG OF THE TURTLE: American Indian Literature, 1974-1994. by Allen, Paula Gunn
    Allen, Paula Gunn
    SONG OF THE TURTLE: American Indian Literature, 1974-1994.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - A survey of two decades of American Indian literature which brings together the works of both well-known and established authors and emerging writers. The selections are drawn from many genres: memoirs, oral histories, short stories, novels. Edited and with an introduction by Allen. Among the contributors are Leslie Marmon Silko, Louise Erdrich, Diane Glancy, Linda Hogan, Dean Ing, Roxy Gordon, Martin Cruz Smith, Joy Harjo, Luci Tapihonso and more. Notes on the authors, supplementary readings. ix, 353 pp. ISBN: 0-345375254.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. Review copy with publisher's material laid in.

    Book ID: 81099
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  • SPIDER WOMAN'S GRANDDAUGHTERS: Traditional Tales And Contemporary Writing By Native American Women. by Allen, Paula Gunn, editor.
    Allen, Paula Gunn, editor.
    SPIDER WOMAN'S GRANDDAUGHTERS: Traditional Tales And Contemporary Writing By Native American Women.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Beacon Press, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of short stories and sketches including anonymous traditional tales and others by writers such as Louise Erdrich, Leslie Marmon Silko, Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, Linda Hogan, Mary TallMountain and more. Edited and with an introduction by Paula Gunn Allen. Suggestions for further reading, glossary. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-8070-81000.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (sunning to spine of dj).

    Book ID: 61077
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  • NOWHERE ELSE IN TOWN: The Davis Poetry Anthology. by Alongi, John; Laura G. Johnson, Mark Kuroczko and Mark C. Lennon, editors
    Alongi, John; Laura G. Johnson, Mark Kuroczko and Mark C. Lennon, editors
    NOWHERE ELSE IN TOWN: The Davis Poetry Anthology.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Davis, CA.: (1979). SIGNED first edition - Collects poems by many writers from many parts of the United States who were all living and working in Davis at the time this was published. INSCRIBED on the title page by Laura (Laura Johnson, one of the editors.) Notes on contributors, 77 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrapper, with sunning to the spine and edges of the cover.

    Book ID: 78738
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1994. by Ammons, A. R., editor; David Lehman, series editor.
    Ammons, A. R., editor; David Lehman, series editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1994.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1994.). A collection featuring 75 poets. 39 appearing for the first time in this anthology. Contributors include Charles Bukowski, Amy Clampitt, Mark Doty, Carl Philips, W. S. Merwin, Sharon Olds and many others. David Lehman is the series editor. Includes extensive contributors' notes and comments and a cumulative series index. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-671899481.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 84015
    Keywords: anthology, Poetry
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1994. by Ammons, A. R., editor; David Lehman, series editor.
    Ammons, A. R., editor; David Lehman, series editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1994.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1994.). A collection featuring 75 poets. 39 appearing for the first time in this anthology. Contributors include Charles Bukowski, Amy Clampitt, Mark Doty, Carl Philips, W. S. Merwin, Sharon Olds and many others. David Lehman is the series editor. Includes extensive contributors' notes and comments and a cumulative series index. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-671899481.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (bookplate, a few check marks on the table of contents).

    Book ID: 75687
    Keywords: anthology, Poetry
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  • GLIMRING NIGHT And Other Tales of Fantasy. Dark Regions #4. The Short Story Anthology: Magazine of Weird Fiction. by Anderson, Kevin J., signed; Mayhar Ardath, Michael Stackpole, Colleen Drippe and others.(Joe Morey, editor)
    Anderson, Kevin J., signed; Mayhar Ardath, Michael Stackpole, Colleen Drippe and others.(Joe Morey, editor)
    GLIMRING NIGHT And Other Tales of Fantasy. Dark Regions #4. The Short Story Anthology: Magazine of Weird Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    Concord, CA: Dark Regions Press, 1991. SIGNED frst edition - A magazine of weird fiction in a trade paperback format. Includes fiction and poetry as well as an article in the writer's corner by Bruce Boston on small press publishing. SIGNED by Kevin J. Anderson at his story "The Dragon Business." Illustrated by Cheryl Mandus, Alan Jude Summa and Sandra L. Johnson.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (as new)

    Book ID: 67960
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2007. by [Antholog-signed] Hiaasen, Carl, editor. Otto Penzler, series editor, signed.
    [Antholog-signed] Hiaasen, Carl, editor. Otto Penzler, series editor, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2007.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007. SIGNED first edition - SIGNED by Otto Penzler, series editor. Notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of 2002. xv, 328 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77321
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  • THE PUSHCART PRIZE XXXIII: Best of the Small Presses, 2009. by [Anthology] Bill Henderson, Bill, editor.
    [Anthology] Bill Henderson, Bill, editor.
    THE PUSHCART PRIZE XXXIII: Best of the Small Presses, 2009.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Wainscott, New York: Pushcart Press / Norton, (2009). First edition - An annual anthology of essays, short stories and poems, selected from small literary journals across America - a reflection of the diversity and excellence to be found in offbeat publications from across the United States. Includes works by Derek Walcott, Wells Tower, Louise Gluck, Anthony Doerr, John d'Agato, Louis B. Jones, Marvin Bell, Bill McKibben and many more. List of special mentions, brief notes on the authors, and index to the first 33 volumes. 618 pp. ISBN: 978-1888889512.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76778
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  • THE PUSHCART PRIZE XI: Best of the Small Presses, 1986 - 1987 Edition (with an index to the first eleven volumes) . by [Anthology] Bill Henderson, Bill, editor. .
    [Anthology] Bill Henderson, Bill, editor. .
    THE PUSHCART PRIZE XI: Best of the Small Presses, 1986 - 1987 Edition (with an index to the first eleven volumes) .

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Penguin, (1987.). "An annual small press reader." Introduction by Cynthia Ozick. Contains poems, essays and short stories by many authors, including Francince Prose, Denis Johnson, Wendell Berry, Richard Ford, Andre Dubus, Linda Hogan, Mark Doty, Mona Simpson, Mary Hood, Paul Auster and many others. Index to the series, notes on contributors. 539 pp. ISBN: 0-14-0094695.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages, tiny holes in upper corner of front cover)

    Book ID: 75805
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  • THE PUSHCART PRIZE V: Best of the Small Presses, 1980 - 1981 Edition (with an index to the first five volumes) . by [Anthology] Bill Henderson, Bill, editor.
    [Anthology] Bill Henderson, Bill, editor.
    THE PUSHCART PRIZE V: Best of the Small Presses, 1980 - 1981 Edition (with an index to the first five volumes) .

    Edition: First printing.

    Wainscott, New York: Pushcart Press, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An annual small press reader." Introduction by Henderson. Contains 63 selections, including 33 poems, 12 essays and 18 short stories by many authors, including Cynthia Ozick, David Plante, Seamus Heaney, Charles Wright, Jorie Graham, Al Young, Carol Muske, W. P. Kinsella, and more. Index to the series, notes on contributors. 608 pp. ISBN: 0-916366-103.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. (sunning to the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 60470
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  • UNIVERSE 10 (Ten) by (Anthology) Carr, Terry, editor (Michael Bishop, R. A. Lafferty, James Tiptree, Jr. and others, contributors.)
    (Anthology) Carr, Terry, editor (Michael Bishop, R. A. Lafferty, James Tiptree, Jr. and others, contributors.)
    UNIVERSE 10 (Ten)

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1980. dj. Hardcover first edition - An anthology containing 8 original short stories by Michael Bishop, R. A. Lafferty, James Tiptree, Jr, F, M. Busby, Howard Waldrop and others, and a special non-fact articles section. 182 pp. Interesting association copy with the name of science fiction writer Paul Preuss on the front endpaper. ISBN: 0-385-114141.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (edgewear to dj, especially at ends of spine.)

    Book ID: 54469
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  • UNIVERSE 10 (Ten) by (Anthology) Carr, Terry, editor (Michael Bishop, R. A. Lafferty, James Tiptree, Jr. and others, contributors.)
    (Anthology) Carr, Terry, editor (Michael Bishop, R. A. Lafferty, James Tiptree, Jr. and others, contributors.)
    UNIVERSE 10 (Ten)

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1980. dj. Hardcover first edition - An anthology containing 8 original short stories by Michael Bishop, R. A. Lafferty, James Tiptree, Jr, F, M. Busby, Howard Waldrop and others, and a special non-fact articles section. 182 pp. ISBN: 0-385-114141.

    Condition: Fine in very near fine dust jacket (price clipped with new publisher's price sticker.)

    Book ID: 57145
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  • UNIVERSE 5. by [Anthology] Carr, Terry, editor. Ursula Le Guin, Fritz Leiber and others, contributors.)
    [Anthology] Carr, Terry, editor. Ursula Le Guin, Fritz Leiber and others, contributors.)
    UNIVERSE 5.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Random House, (1974) dj. Hardcover - An anthology containing 12 original short stories, by Hilary Bailey, George Alec Effinger, Stephen Goldin, Kris Neville, Ursula Le Guin, Gene Wolfe and more. 181 pp. ISBN: 0-394-485629.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (previous owner's name, minor edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 73935
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  • 1ST CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories. by [Anthology] Cody, Lisa and Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors. Sara Paretsky, signed.
    [Anthology] Cody, Lisa and Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors. Sara Paretsky, signed.
    1ST CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    London: Chatto & Windus, (1992) dj. SIGNED first edition - True 1st edition of this anthology of the Crime Writers' Association - bound in wrappers with an outer wrapper. Many are original stories by such writers as Ian Rankin, Ruth Rendell, Susan Moody, Reginald Hill, Dick Francis, Robert Barnard, Simon Brett and more. INSCRIBED on the title page by Sara Paretsky. Illustrated with Clewsey's Cliches, biographical notes. 249 pp. ISBN: 0-7011-59235.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 74291
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2003. by [Anthology] Connelly, Michael, editor.
    [Anthology] Connelly, Michael, editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2003.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. First edition - The seventh in this series of mystery anthologies includes a Prohibition-era tale of a scorned lover's revenge, a Sherlock Holmes-inspired mystery solved by an actor playing the famous detective onstage, stories of a woman's near-fatal search for self-discovery, a bar owner's gutsy attempt to outwit the mob, and a showdown between double-crossing detectives, and a tale of murder by psychology. Among the contributors are Elmore Leonard, Walter Mosley, James Crumley, Joyce Carol Oates, George Pelecanos, Scott Phillips, Brendan DuBois, Daniel Stashower, Hanna Tinti, Monica Wood and more. Otto Penzler, series editor. Notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of 2002. xv, 328 pp. ISBN: 0-618-32965X.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (initials on first page, crease to lower corner of front cover).

    Book ID: 73384
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  • (Anthology) Davis, Arthur P. and Redding, Saunders, editors.
    CAVALCADE: NEGRO AMERICAN WRITING FROM 1760 TO THE PRESENT

    Edition: First edition. Special hardcover review copy stamped on front pastedown: "Not To Be Sold Before Jan

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1971. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes introductions to each section, and brief biographical introductions to the individual author's selections. A wide-ranging anthology, from Phillis Wheatley, William Wells Brown and Sojourner Truth thru Chestnutt, Dunbar, the Harlem Renaissance and including James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Gwendolyn Brooks, Don Lee, and Sonia Sanchez, among many others. Whenever possible, the selections have been printed in their entirety. A massive book, 897 pgs, including an index and bibliography. ISBN: 0-395-04345x.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated brown cloth covered boards / no dj as issued. INSCRIBED on the dedication page by Saunders Redding and uncommon thus.

    Book ID: 22839
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  • THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION: Twenty-fourth (24th) Annual Collection. by [Anthology] Dozois, Gardner, editor. Paolo Bacigalupi, Cory Doctorow, Alastair Reynolds, Gregory Benford, Ian MacDonald, Robert Reed and others, contributors)
    [Anthology] Dozois, Gardner, editor. Paolo Bacigalupi, Cory Doctorow, Alastair Reynolds, Gregory Benford, Ian MacDonald, Robert Reed and others, contributors)
    THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION: Twenty-fourth (24th) Annual Collection.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: St Martin's, (2007.). First edition - Thick book - on the cover it says more than 300,000 words of fantastic fiction. Includes stories by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette, David D. Levine, Michael Swanwick, Darryl Gregory, Paolo Bacigalupi, Robert Charles Wilson, Kage Baker, Greg Egan, Steven Baxter, Cory Doctorow, Alastair Reynolds, Gregory Benford, Ian MacDonald, Robert Reed and many others, as well as a summary of the year and an honorable mention list. xli, 662 pp. ISBN: 978-0312363352.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (appears unread)

    Book ID: 76367
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES, 1993. by (anthology) Erdrich, Louse, editor (contributors: Antonya Nelson, Mary Gaitskill, Wendell Berry, Harlan Ellison,Susan Powers, Andrea Lee, Lorrie Moore, Tony Earley, Joanna Scott and others.)
    (anthology) Erdrich, Louse, editor (contributors: Antonya Nelson, Mary Gaitskill, Wendell Berry, Harlan Ellison,Susan Powers, Andrea Lee, Lorrie Moore, Tony Earley, Joanna Scott and others.)
    THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES, 1993.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1993. An anthology from magazines in the US and Canada published in 1992.. Introduction by Louise Erdrich. This collection includes stories by such established writers are Updike and Wendell Berry, a tour de force by Harlan Ellison, and works of younger authors including Susan Powers, Andrea Lee, Lorrie Moore, Jane Shapiro, Mary Gordon, Antonya Nelson, Janet Peery and more. Notes on the contributors, a listing of other distinguished stories, and information on the magazines. ISBN: 0-395-636272.

    Condition: Very good+.

    Book ID: 22495
    Keywords: Anthology
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  • THE BEST FROM FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION: 23rd Series. by [Anthology] Ferman, Edward L, editor.
    [Anthology] Ferman, Edward L, editor.
    THE BEST FROM FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION: 23rd Series.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1980. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes stories by Damon Knight, Joanna Russ, Edward Bryant, Jane Yolen, Samuel R. Delany, Asimov and more. 273 pp. ISBN: 0-385-152256.

    Condition: Near fine in a very near fine dustjacket (remainder spray to bottom edge, small stamp on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 75305
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1968 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story. by [Anthology] Foley, Martha and David Burnett, editors. James Baldwin and William Gass, contributors.
    [Anthology] Foley, Martha and David Burnett, editors. James Baldwin and William Gass, contributors.
    THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1968 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1968. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes stories by James Baldwin (Tell Me How Long the Trains Been Gone), William Gass (In the Heart of the Heart of the Country), James T, Farrell, Leo Litwack, Helen Hudson and more. Biographical notes, lists of distinguished short stories of the year. xvii, 367 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dustjacket with some overall light edgewear and wear to the rear fold.

    Book ID: 79819
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  • CALIFORNIA SHORTS. by [Anthology] Gilbar, Steven, editor.
    [Anthology] Gilbar, Steven, editor.
    CALIFORNIA SHORTS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, (1999.). First edition - Collection of 22 short stories about California as it is now. Contributors include Alice Adams, Michelle Cliff, Dagoberto Gilb, Laura Kalpakian, Roy Parvin, Greg Sarris, T. C. Boyle, Howard Norman, Chitra Divakaruni and others. Author biographies. 339 pp. ISBN: 189077118X.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77783
    Keywords: anthology, California
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  • MANY CALIFORNIAS: Literature from the Golden State by [Anthology] Haslam, Gerald W., editor. Floyd Salas, signed.
    [Anthology] Haslam, Gerald W., editor. Floyd Salas, signed.
    MANY CALIFORNIAS: Literature from the Golden State

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback.

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1992). SIGNED first edition - A wonderful anthology, covering a very broad range of writers - included are sections on the rise of regions in California, the San Francisco Renaissance, the Fresno poets and many more. Contributors range from Mary Austin to John Muir to Chandler, from Sherley Anne Williams, Wanda Coleman and Amy Tan to Ella Leffland, from Jack Kerouac to Charles Bukowski, Bob Kaufamn, Kate Braverman. and Maxine Hong Kingston. SIGNED by Floyd Salas at his poem "To Sergei, My Sweet Old Dog." Introductory essays to each section, and brief biographies of the writers included. 388 pgs. ISBN: 0-87417-1830.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64488
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1998. by [Anthology] Keillor, Garrison, editor.
    [Anthology] Keillor, Garrison, editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1998.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. First edition - Foreword by series editor Katerina Kenison and an introduction by Garrison Keillor. Includes stories by Tim Gautreaux, Laurie Moore, Annie Proulx, Carol Anshaw, Chris Adrian, Antonya Nelson, Poe Ballantine and others. Notes on the contributors and a list of 100 other distinguished stories of the year. xvii, 315 pp. ISBN: 0-395-92684X.

    Condition: Very good in light green printed wrappers (some wear to the covers, contents clean.)

    Book ID: 63255
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2001. by [Anthology] Kingsolver, Barbara, editor.
    [Anthology] Kingsolver, Barbara, editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2001.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. These books are notable for the amount of good - and interesting -writing compressed into one volume. Includes stories by Andrea Barrett, Marisa Silver, Roy Parvin, Alice Munro, Rick Bass, Ha Jin, Rick Moody, John Updike and more. Brief biographies of the contributors. Introductions by Barbara Kingsolver and Katrina Kennison, series editor. Includes contributors' notes and list of 100 other distinguished stories. 378 pp. ISBN: 0-395-926882.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 65782
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