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  • ALENTEJO BLUE. by Ali, Monica.
    Ali, Monica.
    ALENTEJO BLUE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scribner, (2006). First edition - The second novel by this award winning writer who was born in Bangladesh, but grew up in England. This is the story of a village community in Portugal as it adapts to the modern world. 226 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (toning to the pages, lower corner somewhat bumped)

    Book ID: 64715
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  • ALENTEJO BLUE. by Ali, Monica.
    Ali, Monica.
    ALENTEJO BLUE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second novel, one which tells the stories of the people in a small village in Portugal. 226 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-93037.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50886
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  • ALENTEJO BLUE. by Ali, Monica.
    Ali, Monica.
    ALENTEJO BLUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Doubleday, (2006) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second novel, one which tells the stories of the people in a small village in Portugal. SIGNED on the title page, and dated in the year of publication. 299 pp. ISBN: 0-385-604866.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74344
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  • UNTOLD STORY. by Ali, Monica.
    Ali, Monica.
    UNTOLD STORY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2011.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which imagines what Princess Diana's life might be like if the tragic accident which took her life had been averted. Joanne Harris calls this "a terrific, clever, multilayered and subtle book." Ali is one of Granta's twenty best young British novelists. 259 pp. ISBN: 9781451635485.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56369
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  • Bell, Madison Smartt.
    WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Southern author's second novel - a story of terrorism in New York City. Bell was probably the most established of the authors who were selected by Granta magazine in the late 1990's as the best young writers in the United States. 322 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-3773.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (bleeding from the black cloth spine of the book, general wear, short tear and associated creasing to edge of dj. )

    Book ID: 36698
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  • Bell, Madison Smartt.
    WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Southern author's second novel - a story of terrorism in New York City. Bell was probably the most established of the authors who were selected by Granta magazine in the late 1990's as the best young writers in the United States. A presentation INSCRIBED on the title page ("Come back to see us. Letter soon (he promised.: Hope you like this one." Laid in is a 2 page typed chatty letter -"have been saving these items for months, as you can tell. Took me a while to read Madison's book, but found it much better than the first, which is to be expected..." 322 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-3773.

    Condition: Good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant. )

    Book ID: 36699
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  • Bell, Madison Smartt.
    ALL SOULS' RISING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, (1995.). First edition - Bell's epic and highly praised novel of Haiti in the late 18th century and of the slave rebellion of 1790. Nominated for the National Book Award. Includes a chronology of historical events and 'another devil's dictionary.' 530 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (signs of being read).

    Book ID: 35028
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  • ALL SOULS' RISING. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    ALL SOULS' RISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bell's epic and highly praised novel of Haiti in the late 18th century and of the slave rebellion of 1790. Nominated for the National Book Award. SIGNED TWICE by the author - on a tipped in page (it says a lot about Bell's signature that these tipped in pages were bound in upside down) and on the title page, dated in the year of publication. 530 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-679-439897.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 50861
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  • ALL SOULS' RISING. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    ALL SOULS' RISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Bell's epic and highly praised novel of Haiti in the late 18th century and of the slave rebellion of 1790. Nominated for the National Book Award. INSCRIBED on the title to Larry (Owens, the noted Oklahoma book collector.) 530 pp. Map endpapers. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. ISBN: 0-679-439897.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 60578
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  • Bell, Madison Smartt.
    WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985. dj. Hardcover first edition - Southern author's second novel - a story of terrorism in New York City. Bell was probably the most established of the authors who were selected by Granta magazine in the late 1990's as the best young writers in the United States. 322 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-3773.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (overall wear to both book and dj)

    Book ID: 19527
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  • BARKING MAN AND OTHER STORIES. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    BARKING MAN AND OTHER STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised collection of short stories by this writer who was included on Granta's list of the 20 best young American novelists. SIGNED on the titlepage. 230 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-835X.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder line, prev owner's embossed initials.)

    Book ID: 41132
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  • ALL SOULS' RISING. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    ALL SOULS' RISING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, (1995.). First edition - Bell's epic and highly praised novel of Haiti in the late 18th century and of the slave rebellion of 1790. Nominated for the National Book Award. Includes a chronology of historical events and 'another devil's dictionary.' 530 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 46600
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  • Bell, Madison Smartt.
    WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Penguin, (1986). Southern author's second novel - a story of terrorism in New York City. Bell was probably the most established of the authors who were selected by Granta magazine in the late 1990's as the best young writers in the United States. A title in the "Contemporary American Fiction" series. 322 pp. ISBN: 0-14-0093303.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 40768
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  • WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD. by Bell, Madison Smartt.
    Bell, Madison Smartt.
    WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1985. Hardcover - Southern author's second novel - a story of terrorism in New York City. Bell was probably the most established of the authors who were selected by Granta magazine in the late 1990's as the best young writers in the United States. 322 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-3773.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings and missing front endpaper, but overall tight and clean, lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 49300
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  • Bell, Madison Smartt.
    BARKING MAN AND OTHER STORIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1990. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised collection of short stories by this writer who was included on Granta's list of the 20 best young American novelists. SIGNED on the titlepage. 230 pp. ISBN: 0-89919-835X.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16847
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  • SUCKERS. by Billson, Anne.
    Billson, Anne.
    SUCKERS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - A modern satire combining "vanity, megalomania and vampires" as it follow the fortunes of Dora, a savvy businesswoman, and her bloodsucking nemesis, Violet, from London's glass towers to its mean streets. In 1993, Billson was named one of Granta's 'Best Young British Novelists.' Review copy with publisher's promotional brochure and photograph of author laid in. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-68912189X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75684
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  • THE FARMING OF BONES. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE FARMING OF BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by this Haitian born writer, who was named by Granta Magazine as one of the 20 best young writers in the US. A powerful story of love and terror and dignity set in the late 1930s on the Dominican side of the river that forms the boundary between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Based on an actual historical incident. SIGNED on the title page. 312 pp. ISBN: 1-56947-1266.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 21369
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  • THE FARMING OF BONES. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE FARMING OF BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel by this Haitian born writer, who was named by Granta Magazine as one of the 20 best young writers in the US. A powerful story of love and terror and dignity set in the late 1930s on the Dominican side of the river that forms the boundary between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Based on an actual historical incident. SIGNED on the title page. 312 pp. ISBN: 1-56947-1266.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (appears unread but with some signs of handling or shelfwear.)

    Book ID: 42414
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  • Davies, Peter Ho.
    EQUAL LOVE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback original. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. SIGNED first edition - Second collection of short stories by this prize-winning young author, who was selected by Granta magazine in 2003 as one of the 20 best in the UK. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 26070
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  • SOMEBODY ELSE'S MAMA. by Haynes, David
    Haynes, David
    SOMEBODY ELSE'S MAMA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Minneapolis: Milkweed, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Granta author's second highly praised novel (and the first to be published in hardcover), set in a small, almost exclusively African American town in northern Missouri. Haynes was the only Granta winner who was published exclusively by small presses, which makes his selection even more unusual. SIGNED by the author. ISBN: 1571310037.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 4907
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  • SOMEBODY ELSE'S MAMA. by Haynes, David
    Haynes, David
    SOMEBODY ELSE'S MAMA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Minneapolis: Milkweed, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Granta author's second highly praised novel (and the first to be published in hardcover), set in a small, almost exclusively African American town in northern Missouri. Haynes was the only Granta winner who was published exclusively by small presses, which makes his selection even more unusual. 340 pp. ISBN: 1571310037.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44838
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  • Haynes, David
    SOMEBODY ELSE'S MAMA

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Minneapolis: Milkweed, 1995. dj. Hardcover - Granta author's second highly praised novel, set in a small, almost exclusively African American town in northern Missouri. Haynes was the only Granta winner who was published exclusively by small presses, which makes his selection even more unusual. ISBN: 1-57131-0037.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 29108
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  • Haynes, David
    LIVE AT FIVE

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Minneapolis: Milkweed , 1996. SIGNED first edition - Described as a 'wickedly funny novel ..about our media saturated times." SIGNED by the author. One of the Granta authors, and the only one to have been published only by small presses.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 21294
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  • A GERMAN REQUIEM. by Kerr, Philip.
    Kerr, Philip.
    A GERMAN REQUIEM.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Viking, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third book in Kerr's highly praised 'Berlin Noir' tilogy, set in the years just after World War II and at the beginning of the Cold War and featuring private eye Bernie Gunther. In this book, it is 1947 and Gunther is asked to go to Vienna by a Russian Colonel. SIGNED on the title page. 307 pp plus author's note. Sticker on dustjacket with price in US dollars also. ISBN: 0-670-835161.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (remainder line, the usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 53646
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  • THE SHOT. by Kerr, Philip.
    Kerr, Philip.
    THE SHOT.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pocket Books, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The Cold War comes to life in this novel - it is 1960 and the Mafia want Cuba back, and they have hired a hit man to kill Castro - but the hit man has gone missing, and it is beginning to appear that his target is Kennedy, not Castro. SIGNED on the title page. Kerr was named one of England's best young novelists by Granta magazine. 374 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed purple wrappers. A rather uncommon advance issue, especially signed.

    Book ID: 25792
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  • DEAD MEAT. by Kerr, Philip.
    Kerr, Philip.
    DEAD MEAT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1983.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His fifth novel, a 'hard-edged thriller' set in contemporary Russia SIGNED on the title page. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5622.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52995
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  • A FIVE-YEAR PLAN. by Kerr, Philip.
    Kerr, Philip.
    A FIVE-YEAR PLAN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fast and funny caper novel by this writer who was named one of the best young British novelists by Granta magazine. SIGNED on the title page. 337 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-51767.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (signs of having been read)

    Book ID: 27660
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  • A FIVE-YEAR PLAN. by Kerr, Philip.
    Kerr, Philip.
    A FIVE-YEAR PLAN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fast and funny caper novel by this writer who was named one of the best young British novelists by Granta magazine. SIGNED on the title page. 337 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-51767.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (corners slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 53152
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  • A FIVE-YEAR PLAN. by Kerr, Philip.
    Kerr, Philip.
    A FIVE-YEAR PLAN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A fast and funny caper novel by this writer who was named one of the best young British novelists by Granta magazine. SIGNED on the title page. 337 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-51767.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (appears unread, remainder dot.)

    Book ID: 19224
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  • BLACK SWAN GREEN. by Mitchell, David.
    Mitchell, David.
    BLACK SWAN GREEN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth novel by the author of the Man Booker finalist "Cloud Atlas." This tracks a single year (1982) in the life of a thirteen year old boy in a sleepy village in Worcestershire. Mitchell has been selected as one of the best young British authors by Granta. 294 pp. ISBN: 1400063795.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 72957
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