Category: literature


Sort

Showing 1-20 of 1334

Image for Virgin Fiction

Virgin Fiction

By: Stein, Eugene

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rob Weisbach Books:

Seller ID: 9780688160814

ISBN: 0688160816

Condition: GOOD


When Salon Magazine went online with our Virgin Fiction contest announcement, hundreds upon hundreds of entries poured into our offices. And the results are in -- from every part of the country, a chorus of new, unpublished voices collected in an unprecedented edition poised to become a favorite among struggling writers everywhere. View more info

Image for Short Fiction by Irish Women Writers

Short Fiction by Irish Women Writers

By: DeSalvo, Louise

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Beacon Pr:

Seller ID: 9780807083413

ISBN: 0807083410

Condition: GOOD


Edited by Louise DeSalvo, Kathleen Walsh D'Arcy, and Katherine Hogan Includes stories by Julia O'Faolain, Clare Boylan, Mary Lavin, Edna O'Brien, Elizabeth Bowen, Maeve Binchy, and Mary Beckett. View more info

The Contemporary Reader

By: Goshgarian, Gary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harpercollins College Div:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9780673522214

ISBN: 0673522210

Condition: GOOD


View more info

Image for BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine

BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine

By: Jervis, Lisa

Price: $8.50

Publisher: "Farrar, Straus and Giroux":

Seller ID: 9780374113438

ISBN: 0374113432

Condition: GOOD


In the wake of "Sassy "and as an alternative to the more staid reporting of "Ms."," Bitch "was launched in the mid-nineties as a Xerox-and-staple zine covering the landscape of popular culture from a feminist perspective. Both unabashed in its love for the guilty pleasures of consumer culture and deeply thoughtful about the way the pop landscape reflects and impacts women's lives, "Bitch "grew to be a popular, full-scale magazine with a readership that stretched worldwide. Today it stands as a touchstone of hip, young feminist thought, looking with both wit and irreverence at the way pop cultu... View more info

Les Romans de Chretien de Troyes IV: Le Chevalier au Lion (Yvain)

By: N/A

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Librairie Honore Champion: 1982

Seller ID: 82T038

Condition: NEAR FINE


As new except for single crease on spine and 3 folded page corners. Price sticker on back cover. 266 pages. Text in French. Les Classiques du Moyen Age (#89) View more info

The QPB Companion to The Lord of the Rings

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: QPBC:

Seller ID: 9780965307888

ISBN: 0965307883

Condition: GOOD


View more info

La Vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades

By: "(Alberto Blecua, intro & notes"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", clasicos castalia #58: 1972

Seller ID: 39P006

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, square. Light foxing to exterior page edges. Rubbed spine edge. Owners name inside front cover. Occasional words with English translation (interlinear). 185 pages include text, introduction, Bibliographies and notes in Spanish. " View more info

"Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics, Third Series, Vol. XV, No. 2, Fall 2007"

By: "(Herbert Golder, ed.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", Boston University: 2007

Seller ID: 7-1T003

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Special section ""Tony Harrison: For His Seventieth, Essays by Herbert Golder, Edith Hall, Hallie Rebecca Marshall, Trish Montemuro, & Barrie Rutter"" 186 pages of Essays & Verse, Fiction, and reviews." View more info

Image for You Will Know Me: A Novel

You Will Know Me: A Novel

By: "Abbott, Megan"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books:

Seller ID: 9780316231060

ISBN: 0316231061

Condition: GOOD


View more info

Image for Fighting Castro: A Love Story

Fighting Castro: A Love Story

By: "Abella, Kay"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: WingSpan Press:

Seller ID: 9781595941466

ISBN: 1595941460

Condition: GOOD


The true story of a young Cuban doctor imprisoned by Castro as a resistance leader. His wife must choose between staying in Cuba to help her husband survive prison and taking their three young children to freedom in Miami. The book intertwines the story of his iron will in enduring Castro's brutality with his wife's struggles in a deteriorating Havana where she is treated as the wife of a traitor. A portrait of life under Castro and of an extraordinary couple whose relationship evolves and deepens as they live with the consequences of their decisions. Kay Abella is a professional journalist, a... View more info

En este pais

By: "Achelpohl, Luis Manuel Urbaneja (Lubio Cardozo, Prologo y bibliografia)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Caracas, Venezuela", Monte Avila Editores: 1981

Edition: (secunda edicion)

Seller ID: 6-8M001

ISBN: 8449951410

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for sticker remnants on back cover and bookstore sticker on first free page. 327 pages. Text in Spanish ""considera uno de los mejores cuentistas del paĆ­s. Defensor del modernismo literario en Venezuela"" =.""He is considered one of the best storytellers in the country. Defender of literary modernism in Venezuela."" 4.5x6.25x5/8"" (11.6x16x1.6cm)" View more info

Image for Medicine Men

Medicine Men

By: "Adams, Alice"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press:

Seller ID: 9780671020675

ISBN: 0671020676

Condition: GOOD


Molly Bonner is wary about putting herself in a doctor's hands -- especially as a lover. On the cusp of forty, Molly, reluctantly attending her friend Felicia's party, knows the hidden agenda includes fixing her up with a recently widowed M.D. Felicia herself is the long-suffering mistress of a married San Francisco surgeon, one of the most pompous womanizers Molly has ever met. She has long since decided that dating medicine men is a pill she'd rather not swallow. But now this tall, anomalous middle-aged doctor, with his attentive ways, seems the exception.It just so happens then that Moll... View more info

Image for Harbor

Harbor

By: "Adams, Lorraine"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400076888

ISBN: 1400076889

Condition: GOOD


A "New York Times" and "Washington Post" Notable Book"Entertainment Weekly"'s #1 Fiction Book of the YearA tremendously acclaimed and exquisitely realized novel of literary suspense, Harbor recounts the adventures of Aziz Arkoun who, at twenty-four, makes his way to America via the hold of an Algerian tanker and the icy waters of Boston harbor. Aziz soon finds himself a community of fellow Algerians, but their means of survival in this strange land begins to remind him of the dangerous world he was desperate to escape. As the story of Aziz and his friends unfolds, moving from East Boston and B... View more info

Image for The Outlander: A Novel (P.S.)

The Outlander: A Novel (P.S.)

By: "Adamson, Gil"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780061491344

ISBN: 0061491349

Condition: GOOD


In 1903 Mary Boulton flees alone across the West, one heart-pounding step ahead of the law. At nineteen, she has just become a widow-and her husband's killer. As bloodhounds track her frantic race toward the mountains, she is tormented by mad visions and by the knowledge that her two ruthless brothers-in-law are in pursuit, determined to avenge their younger brother's death. Responding to little more than the primitive instinct for survival at any cost, she retreats ever deeper into the wilderness-and into the wilds of her own mind. View more info

Image for The White Tiger: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)

The White Tiger: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)

By: "Adiga, Aravind"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Free Press:

Seller ID: 9781416562603

ISBN: 1416562605

Condition: GOOD


The white tiger of this novel is Balram Halwai, a poor Indian villager whose great ambition leads him to the zenith of Indian business culture, the world of the Bangalore entrepreneur. On the occasion of the president of China s impending trip to Bangalore, Balram writes a letter to him describing his transformation and his experience as driver and servant to a wealthy Indian family, which he thinks exemplifies the contradictions and complications of Indian society. The White Tiger recalls The Death of Vishnu and Bangkok 8 in ambition, scope, and narrative genius, with a mischief and perso... View more info

Image for "From Barcelona, with Love"

"From Barcelona, with Love"

By: "Adler, Elizabeth"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin:

Seller ID: 9781250008268

ISBN: 1250008263

Condition: GOOD


Bibi Fortunata was the hottest ticket in town; singer, actress, and celebrity. Two years ago she was arrested on suspicion of murdering her lover and his new mistress, who was also Bibi's best friend. Bibi was front-page news in a way her publicists had never dreamed off. But the police were never able to prove anything and Bibi was set free, with the cloud of suspicion and murder still hanging over her. Bibi left for Barcelona where she quite simply disappeared. But when Bibi's daughter comes to Mac and Sunny for help, they can't resist the temptation to solve this mystery once and for all... View more info

The Marble Collector

By: "Ahern, C."

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers:

Seller ID: 9780007501854

ISBN: 0007501854

Condition: GOOD


View more info

Image for Five People You Meet in Heaven

Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: "Albom, Mitch"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: HACHETTE AUDIO PA:

Seller ID: 9781401308582

ISBN: 1401308589

Condition: GOOD


A specially produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller, that has sold more than six million copies in hardcover Eddie is a grizzled war veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless life of fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. His days are a dull routine of work, loneliness, and regret. Then, on his 83rd birthday, Eddie dies in a tragic accident, trying to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakens in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a lush Garden of Eden, but a place where your earthly life is explained to you by five peop... View more info

Image for "Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson"

"Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson"

By: "Albom, Mitch"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Broadway Books:

Seller ID: 9780767905923

ISBN: 076790592X

Condition: GOOD


It's been ten years since Mitch Albom first shared the wisdom of Morrie Schwartz with the world. Now-twelve million copies later-in a new afterword, Mitch Albom reflects again on the meaning of Morrie's life lessons and the gentle, irrevocable impact of their Tuesday sessions all those years ago. . . _____ Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that pe... View more info

Image for For One More Day

For One More Day

By: "Albom, Mitch"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Hyperion:

Seller ID: 9781401303273

ISBN: 1401303277

Condition: GOOD


This is the story of Charley, a child of divorce who is always forced to choose between his mother and his father. He grows into a man and starts a family of his own. But one fateful weekend, he leaves his mother to secretly be with his father--and she dies while he is gone. This haunts him for years. It unravels his own young family. It leads him to depression and drunkenness. One night, he decides to take his life. But somewhere between this world and the next, he encounters his mother again, in their hometown, and gets to spend one last day with her--the day he missed and always wished he'd... View more info