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  • NEANDERTHAL PLANET. by Aldiss, Brian W.
    Aldiss, Brian W.
    NEANDERTHAL PLANET.

    Edition: First hardcover edition - published by the Science Fiction Book Club with the code 23 L on page 187

    New York: Avon, (1969). Hardcover first edition - A collection of four novellas, originally published in Great Britain under the title "Intangibles, Inc." with slightly different contents. Great cover illustration by Don Ivan Punchatz.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81216
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  • TRANSGRESSIONS. by [Anthology, signed] McBain, Ed, editor. Joyce Carol Oates, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] McBain, Ed, editor. Joyce Carol Oates, signed.
    TRANSGRESSIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Ten brand-new, never-before published novellas from ten of the very best writers of the modern novel." SIGNED by Joyce Carol Oates at "The Corn Maiden." Also includes "Walking Around Money" by Donald E. Westlake; "Hostages" by Anne Perry; "Archibald Lawless, Anarchist at Large: Walking the Line" by Walter Mosley; "The Resurrection Man" by Sharyn McCrumb; "Merely Hate" by Ed McBain; "The Things They Left Behind" by Stephen King; "The Ransome Women" by John Farris; "Forever" by Jeffery Deaver; and "Keller's Adjustment" by Lawrence Block. Introduction by McBain. 783 pp. ISBN: 0-765308517.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72796
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  • THE TATTERED CLOAK and Other Novels. by Berberova, Nina
    Berberova, Nina
    THE TATTERED CLOAK and Other Novels.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of six short novels, by this Russian emigree writer, novels rooted in the lives of those who fled the Russian Revolution to live in exile in Paris, as Berberova herself did for many years. Translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-679402810.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67324
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  • BLUE KANSAS SKY; Four Short Novels of Memory, Magic, Surmise and Estrangement. by Bishop, Michael; introduction by James Morrow (signed)
    Bishop, Michael; introduction by James Morrow (signed)
    BLUE KANSAS SKY; Four Short Novels of Memory, Magic, Surmise and Estrangement.

    Edition: First printing.

    Urbana, IL: Golden Gryphon Press, 2000. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of four powerful novellas, one of only 4000 copies, by this award winning author. The title story is original to this volume, the others - "Apartheid, Superstrings, and Mordecai Thubana" which examines South Africa's brutal institutionalized racism; "Cri de Coeur" about three Earthly starships which travel to star system, with disastrous results and "Death and Designation among the Asadi" where an anthropologist comes to the planet BoskVeld to study an inexplicable alien race - were all finalists for various awards. SIGNED by James Morrow on the final page of his introduction. xv, 263 pp plus colophon and 3 pp of publisher's ads. Wraparound dust jacket art by Ron Walotsky. ISBN: 0-965590100.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83688
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  • EXILES: Three Short Novels. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    EXILES: Three Short Novels.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His first collection of shorter fiction - the novels are set in suburban Connecticut, in Australia's Torres Strait, and in Vietnam, during the war. SIGNED on the title page. 353 pp. ISBN: 0-679-450386.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80946
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  • EXILES: Three Short Novels. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    EXILES: Three Short Novels.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His first collection of shorter fiction - the novels are set in suburban Connecticut, in Australia's Torres Strait, and in Vietnam, during the war. INSCRIBED on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. 353 pp. ISBN: 0-679-450386.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80770
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  • SENTIMENTAL TALKS: Two Novels. by Castelain, Daniel.
    Castelain, Daniel.
    SENTIMENTAL TALKS: Two Novels.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Red Dust , (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - Contains two short experimental novels - An Unlikely Meeting and A Sentimental Talk - by a young French writer originally published in 1961. The second in a series of books by new French writers. Translated by Patrick Bowles. 120 pp. ISBN: 0-87376014X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62284
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  • DIRTY LOVE. by Dubus, Andre III.
    Dubus, Andre III.
    DIRTY LOVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of four novellas. SIGNED on the title page. 292 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75071
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  • THE LIAR'S WIFE. by Gordon, Mary.
    Gordon, Mary.
    THE LIAR'S WIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of four novellas - in addition to the title story, this includes "Simone Weil in New York", "Thomas Mann in Gary, Indiana" and "Fine Arts." Afterword. 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0307377432.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a new copy but with a remainder dot).

    Book ID: 72540
    Keywords: novellas, Women Authors
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  • WOMAN LIT BY FIREFLIES by Harrison, Jim
    Harrison, Jim
    WOMAN LIT BY FIREFLIES

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of three novellas - "Brown Dog" and "Sunset Limited" in addition to the title novella. Dustjacket painting by Russell Chatham. 247 pp. ISBN: 0-395-488842.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79761
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  • WOMAN LIT BY FIREFLIES by Harrison, Jim
    Harrison, Jim
    WOMAN LIT BY FIREFLIES

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of three novellas - "Brown Dog" and "Sunset Limited" in addition to the title novella. Dustjacket painting by Russell Chatham. 247 pp. ISBN: 0-395-488842.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (few spots to top edge, price-clipped) .

    Book ID: 80005
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  • JULIP. by Harrison, Jim
    Harrison, Jim
    JULIP.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of three novellas by an author whom Bernard Levin called 'a writer with immortality in him.' 275 pp. ISBN: 0-395-488850.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped, light crease to spine of dj)

    Book ID: 82255
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  • THE SUMMER HE DIDN'T DIE. by Harrison, Jim.
    Harrison, Jim.
    THE SUMMER HE DIDN'T DIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of three novellas - the title story, "Republican Wives" and "Tracking" plus an author's note on tracking. 277 pp. Dust jacket art by Russell Chatham. ISBN: 0-871138921.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66811
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  • OLD MEN AT MIDNIGHT. by Potok, Chaim.
    Potok, Chaim.
    OLD MEN AT MIDNIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - A trilogy of three inter-related novellas - in each one, a man recounts his experiences to the same woman, first when she was a young girl giving English lessons to survivors of the concentration camps, and then as a graduate student when she is escorting a doctor, who is a guest lecturer from the Soviet Union, and finally when a distinguished professor is trying to write his last memoirs. 273 pp. ISBN: 0-375-410716.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (bit of sunning to spine of dj).

    Book ID: 74284
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  • THE MAYOR OF NEW ORLEANS: Just Talking Jazz. by Shaik, Fatima
    Shaik, Fatima
    THE MAYOR OF NEW ORLEANS: Just Talking Jazz.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Creative Arts Book Co., (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, contains three novellas set in New Orleans - in addition to the title story, this includes "Climbing Monkey Hill" and "Before Echo." In 2021, Shaik received the Louisiana Writer Award. 143 pp. ISBN: 0-88739050.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (short tears to dj, other edgewear)

    Book ID: 80859
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  • THE MAYOR OF NEW ORLEANS: Just Talking Jazz. by Shaik, Fatima
    Shaik, Fatima
    THE MAYOR OF NEW ORLEANS: Just Talking Jazz.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Creative Arts Book Co., (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, contains three novellas set in New Orleans - in addition to the title story, this includes "Climbing Monkey Hill" and "Before Echo." In 2021, Shaik received the Louisiana Writer Award. 143 pp. ISBN: 0-88739050.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to front cover of dj, a bit of wear at the top of the dj spine)

    Book ID: 80303
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  • Silverberg, Robert (foreword), Niven, Larry; Brunner, John: Vance, Jack.
    THREE TRIPS IN TIME AND SPACE: Original Novellas of Science Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hawthorn Books, (1973.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Original short novels by three Hugo award winning writers. From the dustjacket: In 'Flash Crowd' Larry Niven describes some of the social perils that may follow instantaneous travel. In 'You'll Take the High Road' John Brunner's hero finds that man's technological accomplishments are steadily matched by his perfection of the snafu. 'Rumfuddle' is Jack Vance's eerie tale of historical coincidences. Foreword by Robert Silverberg. 193 pp.

    Condition: SIGNED by Silverberg on the title page. Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32371
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  • Silverberg, Robert (foreword), Niven, Larry; Brunner, John: Vance, Jack.
    THREE TRIPS IN TIME AND SPACE: Original Novellas of Science Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hawthorn Books, (1973.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Original short novels by three Hugo award winning writers. From the dustjacket: In 'Flash Crowd' Larry Niven describes some of the social perils that may follow instantaneous travel. In 'You'll Take the High Road' John Brunner's hero finds that man's technological accomplishments are steadily matched by his perfection of the snafu. 'Rumfuddle' is Jack Vance's eerie tale of historical coincidences. Foreword by Robert Silverberg. 193 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some wear to dj at top of spine, especially)

    Book ID: 56623
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  • Silverberg, Robert (foreword), Niven, Larry; Brunner, John: Vance, Jack.
    THREE TRIPS IN TIME AND SPACE: Original Novellas of Science Fiction.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hawthorn Books, (1973.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Original short novels by three Hugo award winning writers. From the dustjacket: In 'Flash Crowd' Larry Niven describes some of the social perils that may follow instantaneous travel. In 'You'll Take the High Road' John Brunner's hero finds that man's technological accomplishments are steadily matched by his perfection of the snafu. 'Rumfuddle' is Jack Vance's eerie tale of historical coincidences. Foreword by Robert Silverberg. 193 pp.

    Condition: SIGNED by Niven at his novella. Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37182
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  • ALL THAT GLITTERS. by Tryon, Thomas.
    Tryon, Thomas.
    ALL THAT GLITTERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Five novellas about women in Hollywood by this actor who is best known for his horror novel 'The Other.' 479 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-394-550234.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48397
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