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  • Alice Invents a Little Game and Alice Always Wins

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780865479852
    • Publisher: Faber and Faber, Inc.
    • Published: July 2008
    In this first play from the award-winning memoirist and poet Nick Flynn, four strangers meet on a New York City sidewalk during a blackout. Gideon finds himself locked out of his apartment, stranded on the street with nothing but a television and the company of three individuals, each mysterious in his or her own way: the specter-like Alice, ringleader of the neighborhood; Esra, a fifteen-year-old girl whose mother is M.I.A. - again; and Ivan, a marooned businessman trying to make his way home. As Gideon makes futilely attempts to break into an apartment that may or may not be his, an unsettling connection between Ivan and Esra develops while Alice and Gideon look on helplessly. Unable to make sense of their predicament, let alone alter it, the four float aimlessly in and out of seeming reality only to find themselves even more lost when the electricity finally comes back on.Once again exploring the tenuous membrane that separates comfortable everyday existence from the desperate margins of society, Flynn portrays an urban dystopia unnervingly similar to our own world while poignantly tapping into the loneliness and peril of city life.
  • Another Bullshit Night In Suck City

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780571214082
    • Publisher: Faber and Faber
    • Published: February 2005
  • Another Bullshit Night in Suck City: A Memoir

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $6.95 - $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393329407
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: September 2005
    Nick Flynn met his father when he was working as a caseworker in a homeless shelter in Boston. As a teenager he'd received letters fromthis strange father, a self-proclaimed poet and con man doing time in a federal prison for bank robbery. This book tells the story of the trajectory that led Nick and his father onto the streets, into that shelter, and finally to each other. 'A potent, distinctive autobiography' - readers of memoirists Frank Conroy and TobiasWolff will relish Flynn's pungent account of these two rudderless souls honing in on each other through the abyss of lost time. 288p.
  • Another Bullshit Night in Suck City: A Memoir

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393051391
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co Inc
    • Published: September 2004
    Nick Flynn met his father at the age of twenty-seven, working as a caseworker in a homeless shelter in Boston. As a teenager he'd received letters from this stranger father, a self-proclaimed poet and con man doing time in federal prison for bank robbery. In bold, dazzling prose, Flynn tells the story of their two lives, the story of Nick's boyhood in Scituate, Massachusetts, with his brother and young mother, who struggled to survive, and his larger-than-life father,who refused to play by the rules, and the eerie circumstance that led both Nick and his father into that homeless shelter, to those streets, and finally to each other. Nick Flynn is the author of 'Blind Huber' and 'Some Ether.'
  • Being Flynn

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393341492
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: February 2012
    Movie Tie-in Edition. Originally published as 'Another Bullshit Night In Suck City.'
  • Blind Huber

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781555973735
    • Publisher: Graywolf Press
    • Published: October 2002
    Award-winning poet Nick Flynn takes readers into the dangerous and irresistible center of the hive I sit in a body & think of a body, I picture Burnens' hands, my words make them move. I say, plunge them into the hive, & his hands go in.-from 'Blind Huber' Blindness does not deter François Huber-the eighteenth-century beekeeper-in his quest to learn about bees through their behavior. Through an odd, but productive arrangement, Huber's assistant Burnens becomes his eyes, his narrator as he goes about his work. In Nick Flynn's extraordinary new collection, Huber and Burnens speak and so do the bees. The strongest virgin waits silently to kill the other virgins; drones are 'made of waiting'; the swarm attempts to protect the queen. It is a cruel existence. Everyone sacrifices for the sweet honey, except the human hand that harvests it all in a single afternoon. Blind Huber is about the body, love, and devotion and also about the limits of what can be known and what will forever be unknown. Nick Flynn's bees and keepers-sometimes in a state of magnificent pollen-drunk dizziness-view the world from a striking and daring perspective
  • Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

    By Marilyn Minter

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781941366042
    • Publisher: Gregory R. Miller & Co.
    • Published: April 2015
  • Some Ether

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781555973032
    • Publisher: Graywolf Press
    • Published: June 2000
    Winner of a "Discovery"/The Nation AwardWinner of the 1999 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for PoetrySome Ether is one of the more remarkable debut collections of poetry to appear in America in recent memory. As Mark Doty has noted, "these poems are more than testimony; in lyrics of ringing clarity and strange precision, Flynn conjures a will to survive, the buoyant motion toward love which is sometimes all that saves us. Some Ether resonates in the imagination long after the final poem; this is a startling, moving debut."
  • Some Ether: Poems

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111359597
    • Publisher: Graywolf Press
    • Published: 2000
    (Saint Paul). (2000). Later printing. Inscribed by Flynn. Minor edgewear and staining to wrappers. Contents clean. VG in wrappers.
  • The Captain Asks for a Show of Hands

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781555976330
    • Publisher: Graywolf Press
    • Published: 2011
    Now in paperback, the latest poetry by Nick Flynn, author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City and The Ticking Is the BombThe Captain Asks for a Show of Hands begins as a meditation on love and the body but soon breaks down into a collage of voices culled from media reports, childhood memories, testimonies from Abu Ghraib detainees, passages from documentary films, overheard conversations, and scraps of poems and song, only to reassemble with a gathering sonic force. It’s as if all the noise that fills our days were a storm, yet at the center is a quiet place, but to get there you must first pass through the storm, with eyes wide open, singing. Each poem becomes a hallucinatory, shifting experience, through jump cut, lyric persuasion, and deadpan utterance. This is an emotional, resilient response to some of the essential issues of our day by Nick Flynn, one of America’s riskiest and most innovative writers.“An unflinching attempt to use poetry to grapple with some of the most shameful monsters of this new century—the torture of detainees at Abu Ghraib and the terrible cost war enacts on everyone caught up in it, both civilians and soldiers.” —The Rumpus
  • The Ticking Is the Bomb: A Memoir

    By Nick Flynn

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393338867
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: January 2011
    Haunted by a history of addiction, his unsteady father and a longing to connect with his mother who committed suicide, the author interweaves passages from his childhood, his relationships with women and his concern over the post-9/11 world of terror, torture and political crimes. By the author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City. Kindle Price: $9.99

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