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  • THE MIDNIGHT HOUSE. by Berenson, Alex.
    Berenson, Alex.
    THE MIDNIGHT HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller featuring CIA agent John Wells - "Early one morning, a former CIA agent is shot to death in the street. That night, an army vet is gunned down in his doorway. The two victims were part of an eleven-member interrogation team that operated out of a secret base in Poland called the Midnight House." SIGNED by the author on a blank preliminary page. 385 pp. ISBN: 978-0399156205.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76847
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  • THE DEW BREAKER. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE DEW BREAKER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which explores the life of a man who buried his past - as a torturer (a dew breaker) for the repressive regime in Haiti -beneath his new life in Brooklyn, NY. SIGNED on the title page. 242 pp. ISBN: 1400041147.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a few specks on top edge, light crease to corner of dj flap)

    Book ID: 56908
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  • THE DEW BREAKER. by Danticat, Edwidge.
    Danticat, Edwidge.
    THE DEW BREAKER.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (2005) dj. A novel which explores the life of a man who buried his past - as a torturer (a dew breaker) for the repressive regime in Haiti -beneath his new life in Brooklyn, NY. 242 pp.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 75967
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  • INSIDE OUT. by Eisler, Barry.
    Eisler, Barry.
    INSIDE OUT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Ballantine, (2010.). SIGNED first edition - Thriller featuring black ops soldier Ben Treven who is told to find and eliminate a rogue operator who has stolen 92 torture tapes from the CIA. An inside look at the allegations of cover-up in the news by this former CIA operative. Includes sources, and bibliography. SIGNED on the title page. 341 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Promotional bookmark laid in.

    Book ID: 53316
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  • INSIDE OUT. by Eisler, Barry.
    Eisler, Barry.
    INSIDE OUT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller featuring black ops soldier Ben Treven who is told to find and eliminate a rogue operator who has stolen 92 torture tapes from the CIA. An inside look at the allegations of cover-up in the news by this former CIA operative. Includes sources, and bibliography. SIGNED on the title page. 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0345505101.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62338
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  • INSIDE OUT. by Eisler, Barry.
    Eisler, Barry.
    INSIDE OUT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller featuring black ops soldier Ben Treven who is told to find and eliminate a rogue operator who has stolen 92 torture tapes from the CIA. An inside look at the allegations of cover-up in the news by this former CIA operative. Includes sources, and bibliography. INSCRIBED on the title page "All the best ---- and thanks for enjoying these books" and dated in the year of publication. 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0345505101.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63100
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  • THE GOOD PHYSICIAN. by Harrington, Kent.
    Harrington, Kent.
    THE GOOD PHYSICIAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: Dennis McMillan Publications, 2008. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An idealistic young doctor finds himself occupying a comfortable niche in Mexico City until two CIA veterans learn of a possible terrorist plot - "All the moral incongruities and conundrums that complicate the war on terror are on almost palpable display in this searing thriller. . . When CIA veterans Alex Law and Butch Nickels get wind of a possible terrorist bombing plot, they use any means to extract information that might prevent it. Reeves, pressed to keep alive suspects who are being tortured, faces both a moral dilemma and personal danger. This taut, thought-provoking novel offers no easy answers." (Publishers Weekly) SIGNED on the title page. Includes an appreciation by Michael Connelly. 269 pp. ISBN: 978-0939767601.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77939
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  • THE BASEMENT: Meditations on a Human Sacrifice. by Millett, Kate.
    Millett, Kate.
    THE BASEMENT: Meditations on a Human Sacrifice.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - More than just an account of the horrifying, prolonged torture and murder of 16 year old Sylvia Likens in Indianapolis in 1965, this is an attempt to understand how this could happen, and how so many people could be complicit in it. 342 pp plus an appendix with black and white photographs. ISBN: 0-671-247638.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61497
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  • REQUIEM FOR A WOMAN'S SOUL.. by Rivabella, Omar
    Rivabella, Omar
    REQUIEM FOR A WOMAN'S SOUL..

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A brief but powerful novel depicting the brutality of political torture by this Argentinian journalist. Although presented as fiction, it is based on interviews with many women who were, like the protagonist, arrested, never charged, but tortured. Translated by Paul Riviera and the author. 116 pp. ISBN: 0-394-549171.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57937
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  • THE NEW YORKER: February 25, 2008. by Rushdie, Salman, Paul Kramer, J. D. McClatchy and others, contributors.
    Rushdie, Salman, Paul Kramer, J. D. McClatchy and others, contributors.
    THE NEW YORKER: February 25, 2008.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Conde Nast, 2008. First edition - Features articles by Paul Kramer, Ryan Lizza, a short story by Salmon Rushdie ("The Shelter of the World"), poetry by J. D. McClatchy, drawings by Gahan Wilson, Charles Barsotti, P. C. Vey and others, book, movie and theater reviews, cartoons, advertisements and more. Cover on the "shelf life" of a book by Adrian Tomine. 90 pp.

    Condition: Near fine (small peeled spot on front cover from removal of mailing label.)

    Book ID: 46810
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  • THE INQUISITOR. by Smith, Mark Allen.
    Smith, Mark Allen.
    THE INQUISITOR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (2012.). First edition - The author's first novel: "A spectacularly original thriller about a professional torturer who has a strict code, a mysterious past, and a dangerous conviction that he can save the life of an innocent child." A surprisingly uncommon advance issue. 324 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in rather plain printed black wrappers.

    Book ID: 56370
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  • Timerman, Jacobo.
    PRISONER WITHOUT A NAME, CELL WITHOUT A NUMBER.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. dj. Hardcover - An account of his imprisonment and torture at the hands of the Argentinian goverment as a dissenter and as a Jew. Translated from the Spanish by Toby Talbot. 164 pages. ISBN: 0-394-514483.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 29369
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  • Timerman, Jacobo.
    PRISONER WITHOUT A NAME, CELL WITHOUT A NUMBER.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. dj. Hardcover - An account of his imprisonment and torture at the hands of the Argentinian goverment as a dissenter and as a Jew. Translated from the Spanish by Toby Talbot. 164 pages. ISBN: 0-394-514483.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (remainder mark, closed tear to dj.)

    Book ID: 23673
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