THE LACUNA is a historical novel with a main character whose young life floats between his father's United States and his mother's Mexico, where he meets legends like Leon Trotsky, Diego Rivera, and Frida Kahlo. Later, he lives through one of the darkest eras in American history, and makes a bold decision that changes...
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THE EXILES tells the story of three women from disparate worlds who are all forced to Van Diemen's Land, a British penal colony in 1840's Australia. Told with beautiful prose and sharp insight, Baker paints a striking portrait of life in Australia as harsh and unforgiving, but also where new lives can be forged, while...
EVENINGLAND: STORIES is a dazzling collection of short fiction that has been hailed across America as one of the best of its genre.
THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed by Michael Knight on the title page at the store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing...
|At Briarwood School for Girls
AT BRIARWOOD SCHOOL FOR GIRLS is the story of a young woman at an all-girls boarding school in 1994...
SOIL is a dark, disturbing, and magnificent work a from powerful new Southern voice. Set in the Mississippi Delta, it's reminiscent of William Gay - at his maturity.
THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed on the title page by Jamie Kornegay at the store. It is a new, unread...
|To Be a Man: Stories
TO BE A MAN: STORIES is a marvelous collection from a contemporary master. Krauss runs the gamit of thorny connections between men and women, illustrating the forces that drive human existance. The reader will greedily digest tales of sex, power, violence, passion, self-discovery and growing older. ...
ROMAN STORIES is the long awaited collection by the master of the form. The Pulitzer Prize winner chose to write these treasures in her adopted language of Italian and translate them herself into English. The last selected piece might have been guided by the ghost of Dante Alighieri.
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DISSIDENT GARDENS follows an extremely left leaning (can you say Communist?) protagonist through the decades. For his mother and daughter, the line between personal and political is difficult to distinguish.
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|A Gambler's Anatomy
A GAMBLER'S ANATOMY is a whopper of an entertaining story about an "amateur" player traveling the world winning huge sums at swanky backgammon tables - until his luck turns.
THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed by Jonathan Lethem on a page that was bound into the book. It is...