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  • BRINGING THE DEVIL TO HIS KNEES: The Craft of Fiction and the Writing Life. by Baxter, Charles and Peter Turchi, editors. Jim Shepard, signed.
    Baxter, Charles and Peter Turchi, editors. Jim Shepard, signed.
    BRINGING THE DEVIL TO HIS KNEES: The Craft of Fiction and the Writing Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, (2001). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book in which "seventeen award-winning writers. . . share the secrets of creating compelling, imaginative stories and novels. A combination handbook, writer's companion, and collection of spirited personal essays . . by Charles Baxter, Robert Boswell, Karen Brennan, Judith Grossman, Ehud Havazelet, C. J. Hribal, Margot Livesey, Michael Martone, Kevin McIlvoy, Pablo Medina, Antonya Nelson, Susan Neville, Richard Russo, Steven Schwartz, Jim Shepard, Joan Silber, Debra Spark, Peter Turchi, and Chuck Wachtel." Introduction by Baxter and Turchi. SIGNED by TWO authors: on the title page by Charles Baxter and by Jim Shepard at his essay.. Notes on contributors. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-472097741.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in dark blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine, no dust jacket as issued.

    Book ID: 68288
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  • METAPHOR AND MEMORY: Essays. by Ozick, Cynthia.
    Ozick, Cynthia.
    METAPHOR AND MEMORY: Essays.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays, many on writers - including Italo Calvino, William Gaddis, Coetze, Henry James and more - and others which are an exploration of Jewish thought. 283 pp. ISBN: 0-394-566254.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74202
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  • ART AND ARDOR: Essays. by Ozick, Cynthia.
    Ozick, Cynthia.
    ART AND ARDOR: Essays.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first collection of her essays, many on writers - including two extended essays on Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf, as well as essays on I. B. Singer, Truman Capote, John Updike, the literature of the Holocaust and more. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-394-530829.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (crease to front flap of dj)

    Book ID: 74255
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