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  • Art & Lies: A Piece for Three Voices and a Bawd

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679762706
    • Publisher: Vintage International
    • Published: February 1996
    In this arousing and wise improvisation on art, Eros, and identity a train hurtles through the future with three passengers on board: a disillusioned surgeon named Handel, whose humanity has been sacrificed to intellect; a woman artistnamed Picasso, cast out by a family that drove her to madness; and the lesbian poet Sappho, who has propagated her subversive gospel through centuries of censorship and exile. Out of their interwoven stories comes an impassioned, philosophical, and above all, daring novel that burns with phosphorescent prose. On every page! 206p.
  • Days of War, Nights of Love: Crimethink for Beginners

    By Paul F. Maul

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780970910103
    • Publisher: CrimethInc
    • Published: January 2001
  • Erotica: Women's Writing from Sappho to Margaret Atwood

    By Margaret Reynolds

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780449907528
    • Publisher: Fawcett Columbine
    • Published: November 1992
    A collection of female erotic writing through the ages includes 125 entries by such well-known authors as Sappho, Colette, Anais Nin, Marguerite Duras, and others, that reveal the scope of a virtually unexplored genre. Reprint.
  • Essential Acker: The Selected Writings of Kathy Acker

    By Kathy Acker

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802139214
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: September 2002
    Ever edging fiction forward, Acker's indelible imprint of 'authentic desire' leaves a legacy of writing that will endure. This selection - in chronological sequence - includes excerpts from all of her works, among them The Burning Bombing of America: The Destruction of the U.S. (1972); The Adult Life of Toulouse Lautrec (1975); 'New York City in 1979' (1981); Don Quixote (1986); My Mother: Demonology (1993); and, Pussy, King of the Pirates (1996). 335p. Pap.
  • King of Capri

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $4.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781582348308
    • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY
    • Published: September 2003
    The greedy and self-centered king of Capri has a reversal of fortune when the wind blows all of his precious things into the backyard of a kind and generous Naples washerwoman, Mrs. Jewel. Color illus. (Ages: 4-7).
  • Liza Lou

    By Liza Lou

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780955049941
    • Publisher: WHITE CUBE
    • Published: June 2006
  • Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802135162
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: August 1997
    Originally published in 1985, Winterson's extraordinary debut novel received unanimous international praise, including the prestigious Whitbread Prize for best first fiction for its funny poignant exploration of a young girl's quirky adolescence. 176p.
  • The Passion

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802135223
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: September 1997
    Perhaps the author's most highly acclaimed work of fiction, THE PASSION is set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars., intertwining the destinies of two remarkable people. Henri,. a simple French soldier, who follows Napoleon from glory to Russian ruin; and Villanelle, the red-haired, web-footed daugther of a Venetian boatman, whose husband has gambled away her heart. In Venice's compound of carnival, chance, and darkness, the pair meet their singular destiny. 160p.
  • The Waves

    By Virginia Woolf

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780099478270
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: 2004
    A poetic novel that begins with six children playing in a garden by the sea and follows their lives as they grow up and experience friendship, love and grief at the death of their beloved friend Percival. It shows the author's response to the loss of her brother Thoby, who died when he was twenty-six.
  • The World and Other Places

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375702365
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: June 2000
    Jeanette Winterson's first collection demonstrates her mastery of the short story. With language as dazzling as the wondrous visionary landscape they evoke, these seventeen works transport the reader to worlds in which sleep is illegal, the lives of lonely department store clerks are transformed by fairies, the rich wear coal jewelry on an island of diamonds, and the living laminate their dead. A universe where rooms go missing, women give birth to their lovers, and the young contemplate God's creative powers through pet tortoises. Beguiling stories, by turns startingly passionate and cannily satirical. 228p.
  • Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $5.50 - $5.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781841957999
    • Publisher: Canongate
    • Published: September 2006
    Condemned to shoulder the world - forever - by the gods he dared defy, freedom seems unattainable to Atlas. But then he receives an unexpected visit from Heracles, the one man strong enough to share the burden - and it seems they can strike a bargain that might release him. Author Jeanette Winterson asks difficult questions about the nature of choice and coercion in her dazzling retelling of the myth of Atlas and Heracles. Visionary and inventive, believable and intimate, 'Weight' turns the familiar on its head to show us ourselves in a new light. 151p.
  • Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781841957180
    • Publisher: Canongate
    • Published: October 2005
    Winterson brings Atlas into the twenty-first century, simultaneously asking her own difficult questions about the nature of choice and coercion and how we forge our own destiny, tasked as we are, by the weight(s) of existence. The author, in positing an updated version of the possibility of escaping into even momentary freedom from what obliges us to 'carry the weight', turns the familiar on its head, presenting a different truth's dazzling effect. 151p.
  • Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $29.99
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9781469201924
    • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
    • Published: August 2012
    Traces the author's lifelong search for happiness as the adopted daughter of Pentecostal parents who raised her through practices of fierce control and paranoia, an experience that prompted her to search for her biological mother.
  • Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802120878
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: March 2012
    The author of the best-selling Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit traces her life-long search for happiness as the adopted daughter of Pentecostal parents who raised her in a north England industrial town through practices of fierce control and paranoia, an experience that prompted her to search for her biological mother and turn for solace to the literary world. 50,000 first printing.
  • Written on the Body

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679744474
    • Publisher: Vintage International
    • Published: February 1994
    This novel's narrator has neither name nor gender' the beloved is a married woman. And as author Jeanette Winterson chronicles their consuing affair, she compels readers to see love stripped of cliches and categories, as a phenomenon as visceral as blood and organs, bone and tissue - and as strange an an undiscovered continent. Sure, why not? 190p.

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