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  • FOR KURT COBAIN. by Coolidge, Clark.
    Coolidge, Clark.
    FOR KURT COBAIN.

    Edition: First printing, a small chapbook.

    Great Barrington, MA: The Figures, 1995. First edition - A single poem, an elegy for the singer-songwriter whose death in 1994 remains controversial. One of only 250 copies. 12 pp. ISBN: 0-935724-729.

    Condition: Very near fine in stapled illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 52029
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  • Jamal, Hakim (Allen Donaldson.)
    FROM THE DEAD LEVEL: Malcolm X and Me.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Andre Deutsch, 1971. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of a street hustler, alcoholic and heroin addict, who knew Macolm X from his Boston days when he was the hustler Malcolm Little, and who later in prison, had Malcolm X return to his life, when he converted to the Black Muslims. This UK edition precedes the US edition - and Diana Athill, the editor at Andre Deutch responsible for this book, recounts much of her history with Jamal in her book 'Make Believe.' While Jamal was only a minor player in the events of the 60's, this is a vivid picture of the time. ISBN: 0-233-962565.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket ( a bit of foxing to the edges of the textblock, price-clipped dj.) Uncommon.

    Book ID: 21255
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  • ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE. by Little, Eddie.
    Little, Eddie.
    ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Viking, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a semi-autographical story of drugs and crime, told from the viewpoint of a 14 year old junkie. Basis for the movie of the same name starring James Woods and Melanie Griffith. Boldly SIGNED by the author on the half title page. 263 pp. ISBN: 0-670872172.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68495
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  • BLUES DANCING. by McKinney-Whetstone, Diane.
    McKinney-Whetstone, Diane.
    BLUES DANCING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow, (1999.). First edition - African American author's third novel, the story of a young woman fighting her addiction to heroine and her attraction to the man who introduced her to the drug when they were both college students. 307pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (soiling to last blank page.)

    Book ID: 50323
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  • NARCOPOLIS. by Thayil, Jeet.
    Thayil, Jeet.
    NARCOPOLIS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Penguin, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - Poet's first novel, a "rich hallucinatory dream that captures Bombay in all its squalor." Covering over three decades from the 1970s on, this is a "book about drugs, sex, death, perversion, addiction, love and god." Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Man Asian Prize. Published in the UK as a trade paperback, so this US edition is the first hardcover. 288 pp. ISBN: 9781594203305.

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

    Book ID: 64321
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  • FIRST COMES LOVE. by Winik, Marion.
    Winik, Marion.
    FIRST COMES LOVE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, (1996.). First edition - Winik's frank and unsentimental account of her love affair and marriage with an openly gay man, of their drug use, the brief happiness of the birth of their two children, and the gradual deterioration of his health as his AIDS progressed. 271 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (corners of a few pages bumped).

    Book ID: 76018
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  • Winik, Marion.
    FIRST COMES LOVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Winik's frank and unsentimental account of her love affair and marriage with an openly gay man, of their drug use, the brief happiness of the birth of their two children, and the gradual deterioration of his health as his AIDS progressed. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-679-445722.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36607
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