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UNACCUSTOMED EARTH
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UNACCUSTOMED EARTH

By Lahiri, Jhumpa

New York, N. Y., U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2008. First North American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Second story collection by Pulitzer Prize-winning author of a previous story collection, INTERPRETER OF MALADIES, and of a novel, THE NAMESAKE, which was the basis of the movie by Mira Nair. Fine (slight flattening to spine ends), unread first edition, first printing, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. {Not remainder-marked or price-cipped} L112/MLBS1

$24.00

McSWEENEY'S Issue No. 4: Trying,Trying,Trying,Trying,Trying.

By Wilsey, Sean (Editor at Large)

Brooklyn, NY: McSweeney Family Publishing Concern, 2000. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Original Wraps. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printed in Iceland by the Oddi Printing Company, Reykjavik. Illustrated cardboard box with fourteen discrete chapbooks, including: "A Chance Meeting," an essay by Rachel Cohen (and starring Willa Cather and Katherine Anne Porter); A true story by Paul Collins called "Symmes Hole," about a man who believed there was a hole at the top of the world, through which we could pass to another, below ; A short piece by Lydia Davis entitled "A Mown Lawn"; A series of fables by Sheila Heti, as a whole known as "The Middle Tales"; "K is for Fake," a version of Kafka's "The Trial,' by Jonathan Lethem; a story involving lighters and cooking oil by Ben Miller called 'Dar(e)apy'; a three-act play by Denis Johnson entitled 'Hellhound on My Trail'; An essay by Paul Maliszewski called "Paperback Nabokov," detailing the many battles Mr. V.N. fought in the name of good (or at least acceptable) cover art; Rick Moody's "The Double Zero"--a version of Sherwood Anderson's "The Egg"; "Dabchick," a short story featuring tunnels and passwords by Harumi Murakami; "Four Institutional Monologues," a new piece by George Saunders; Another in Lawrence Weschler's series of "Convergences," this one involving Titian, Velasquez, Vermeer, Brazilian gold miners, and a poem by Wislawa Symborska. There is also inside a book (48 pages) of shorter pieces, which includes: A short story by John Warner, inclusive of hyenas, called "On the Set"; An interview between Joshuah Bearman and his father, a physicist in Jerusalem; A letter from Sarah Vowell, called "Nationalism Roundup," which includes mention of slavery, ambulances, and Bosnian record collectors; Gabe Hudson's "The Size of My Heart"; J. Robert Lennon's "Idea"; A letter from Arthur Bradford which recounts his time caring for a deaf and blind boy and includes a crucial cameo by a pair of sharp scissors; Amy Fusselman's "Journal"; Dan Pope's "In the Cherry Tree"; "Various Dangers,' by Nicholas Laughlin, who lives in Trinidad; Ralph Worsey's "Bad Luck"; Marcy Dermansky's "Cow Juice"; Steve Featherstone and David Pacheco, who each write stories about Dee Dee Myers; "Three Picture Deal" by Jason Eaton; And a letter from Sean Wilsey re: seaweed, the A-bomb, and Aunt Glendora. There is also a booklet called "Notes and Background and Clarifying Charts and Some Complaining," as welll as a copy of the Subscriber Agreement. Collection is complete, with all booklets in immaculate, in as new condition. Box has a crease to the top edge, but is otherwise intact. L65

$145.00

THE BRIDEGROOM: Stories
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THE BRIDEGROOM: Stories

By Jin, Ha

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pantheon Books, 2000. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. As new, unread copy, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L62

$18.00

LITTLE BIRDS: Erotica
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LITTLE BIRDS: Erotica

By Nin, Anais

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1979. First Edition, Second Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L46

$16.00

WHEN A MONKEY SPEAKS: And Other Stories from Australia

By Sharp, Damian

New York, NY, U.S.A.: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 1994. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L31

$18.00

OBJECT OF YOUR LOVE: Stories
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OBJECT OF YOUR LOVE: Stories

By Speak, Dorothy

New York, NY, U.S.A.: St Martin's Press, 1998. First U.S. Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. As new, unread copy, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L70

$16.00

HOLLYWOOD NOCTURNES

By Ellroy, James

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Otto Penzler Books, 1994. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by author on title page. Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L94/M19

$28.00

THE RABBI IN THE ATTIC: And Other Stories

By Pollack, Eileen

Harrison, NY, U.S.A.: Delphinium Press, Inc., 1991. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Author's first collection of stories, including "Past, Future, Elsewhere," for which she won the Pushcart Prize. As new, unread copy, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L30

$18.00

COME TO AFRICA AND SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE: And Other Stories

By Thomas, Maria

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Soho Press, Inc., 1987. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Author of ANTONIA SAW THE ORYX FIRST, and AFRICAN VISAS: A Novella and Stories. Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L5

$16.00

AN ORNITHOLOGIST'S GUIDE TO LIFE: Stories
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AN ORNITHOLOGIST'S GUIDE TO LIFE: Stories

By Hood, Ann

New York, NY, U.S.A: W W Norton & Company, Inc., 2004. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine, unread copy, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L1

$16.00

LIGHT CAN BE BOTH WAVE AND PARTICLE: A Book of Stories
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LIGHT CAN BE BOTH WAVE AND PARTICLE: A Book of Stories

By Gilchrist, Ellen

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Little, Brown & Company, 1989. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine, unread copy, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L5

$16.00

THAT'S TRUE OF EVERYBODY: Stories
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THAT'S TRUE OF EVERYBODY: Stories

By Winegardner, Mark

New York, N. Y., U.S.A.: Harcourt, Inc., 2002. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L3

$16.00

STILLNESS: And Other Stories
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STILLNESS: And Other Stories

By Brkic, Courtney Angela

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2003. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L3

$16.00

AFTER RAIN
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AFTER RAIN

By Trevor, William

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 1996. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. As new, first edition, first printing, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket.{Not remainder-marked or price-clipped} L63

$18.00

THE GRANDMOTHERS: Four Short Novels
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THE GRANDMOTHERS: Four Short Novels

By Lessing, Doris

New York, NY, U.S.A.: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 2004. First U.S. Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L4

$18.00

THE ELIZABETH STORIES

By Huggan, Isabel

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 1987. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near-fine (ex-libris blind stamp on title page, else fine), in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. J

$15.00

WITH THESE HANDS
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WITH THESE HANDS

By L'Amour, Louis

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 2002. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine, unread copy, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L10

$15.00

HOW TO BREATHE UNDERWATER
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HOW TO BREATHE UNDERWATER

By Orringer, Julie

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2003. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New, unread copy, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L62/L61

$20.00

DRESSING UP FOR THE CARNIVAL: A Collection of Stories
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DRESSING UP FOR THE CARNIVAL: A Collection of Stories

By Shields, Carol

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 2000. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE STONE DIARIES. As new, unread copy, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L6

$17.00

MAY THERE BE A ROAD
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MAY THERE BE A ROAD

By L'Amour, Louis

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 2001. First Edition, First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L10

$16.00

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