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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • GREEN MARS / A MEETING WITH MEDUSA. Tor Double #1. by Robinson. Kim Stanley and Arthur C. Clarke.
    Robinson. Kim Stanley and Arthur C. Clarke.
    GREEN MARS / A MEETING WITH MEDUSA. Tor Double #1.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1988). SIGNED first edition - The first in a series presenting two short science fiction novels in one book, bound back to back. This features the first book publication of Robinson's evocation of mountain climbing on Mars and Clarke's story of a space disaster victim's meeting with the actual Medusa. SIGNED by Kim Stanley Robinson the title page of his story. 113, 67 pp. ISBN: 0-812533623.

    Condition: Very good (minor wear to covers, usual toning to pages)

    Book ID: 77389
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  • 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." 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." 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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