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  • A Game of Hide and Seek

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590174968
    • Publisher: New York Review Books
    • Published: February 2012
    Harriet and Vesey meet when they are teenagers, and their love is as intense and instantaneous as it is innocent. But they are young. All life still lies ahead. Vesey heads off hopefully to pursue a career as an actor. Harriet marries and has a child, becoming a settled member of suburban society. And then Vesey returns, the worse for wear, and with him the love whose memory they have both sentimentally cherished, and even after so much has happened it cannot be denied. But things are not at all as they used to be. Love, it seems, is hardly designed to survive life.      One of the finest twentieth-century English novelists, Elizabeth Taylor, like her contemporaries Graham Greene, Richard Yates, and Michelangelo Antonioni, was a connoisseur of the modern world’s forsaken zones. Her characters are real, people caught out by their own desires and decisions, and they demand our attention. The be-stilled suburban backwaters she sets out to explore shimmer in her books with the punishing clarity of a desert mirage.
  • A View of the Harbour

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $16.15
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590178485
    • Publisher: New York Review Books
    • Published: June 2015
    ""Are we to go on until we are old, with just these odd moments here and there and danger always so narrowly evaded? Love draining away our vitality, our hold on life, never adding anything to us." Blindness and betrayal are Elizabeth Taylor's great subjects, and in A View of the Harbour she turns her unsparing gaze on the emotional and sexual politics of a seedy seaside town that's been left behind by modernity. Tory, recently divorced, is having an affair with her neighbor Robert, a doctor, whose wife, Beth, is Tory's best friend. Beth notices nothing--an author of melodramatic novels, she is too busy with them to mind her house or its inhabitants--but her daughter Prudence knows what is up and is appalled. Gossip spreads in the little community, and Taylor's view widens to take in a range of characters from senile, snoopy Mrs. Bracey; to a young, widowed proprietor of the local waxworks, Lily Wilson; to the would-be artist Bertram. Taylor's novel is a beautifully observed and written examination of the fictions around which we construct our lives and manage our losses"--
  • American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley -- His Battle for Chicago and the Nation

    By Adam Cohen

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316834032
    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
    • Published: 2000
    Documents the life and political contributions of the last of Chicago's big city bosses.
  • American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley: His Battle for Chicago and the Nation

    By Adam Cohen

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780316834896
    • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
    • Published: May 2001
    Documents the life and political contributions of the last of Chicago's big city bosses.
  • Angel

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590174975
    • Publisher: New York Review Books
    • Published: February 2012
    Perhaps every novelist harbors a monster at heart, an irrepressible and utterly irresponsible fantasist, not to mention a born and ingenious liar, without which all her art would go for naught. Angel, at any rate, is the story of such a monster. Angelica Deverell lives above her diligent, drab mother’s grocery shop in a dreary turn-of-the-century English neighborhood, but spends her days dreaming of handsome Paradise House, where her aunt is enthroned as a maid. But in Angel’s imagination, she is the mistress of the house, a realm of lavish opulence, of evening gowns and peacocks. Then she begins to write popular novels, and this fantasy becomes her life. And now that she has tasted success, Angel has no intention of letting anyone stand in her way—except, perhaps, herself.
  • Angel (A Virago Modern Classic)

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385196390
    • Publisher: Dial Press
    • Published: November 1984
    Angelica Deverell begins writing at age fifteen in order to escape the drabness of her everyday existence, and though she becomes a popular romantic author, is unable to find critical success
  • Authentic Memoirs of Mrs. Clarke

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $23.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781297958625
    • Publisher: Sagwan Press
  • Blood Sweat and Tears: Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Fashion

    By Bruce Weber

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783832790981
    • Publisher: Te Neues
    • Published: November 2005
  • Drawing the Line Against AIDS

    By Mathilde Krim

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780847817764
    • Publisher: AMFAR
    • Published: September 1993
    Yellowing to the front and back cover. Personal inscription on inside cover.
  • Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair with Jewelry

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780743236645
    • Publisher: Simon and Shuster
    • Published: September 2002
    The film star gives a personal guided tour of hercollection, one of the world's most fabulous; oversize withdescriptions & color & B&W photographs, & commentary by Liz.
  • Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair with Jewelry

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743254380
    • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
    • Published: November 2003
    Profiles the film star's collection as one of the most famous in the world today, providing descriptions of her most noteworthy pieces and describing their representation of particular relationships and events in her life. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
  • Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844083213
    • Publisher: Virago UK
    • Published: April 2006
  • Pocket Elizabeth Taylor Wisdom: Witty and Wise Words from a True Icon

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781784881597
    • Publisher: Hardie Grant
    • Published: August 2018
  • The Braemar Highlands

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $31.75
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781103445868
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: February 2009
  • You'll Enjoy It When You Get There: The Stories of Elizabeth Taylor

    By Elizabeth Taylor

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590177273
    • Publisher: NYRB Classics
    • Published: September 2014
    AN NYRB CLASSICS ORIGINALElizabeth Taylor is finally beginning to gain the recognition due to her as one of the best English writers of the postwar period, prized and praised by Sarah Waters and Hilary Mantel, among others. Inheriting Ivy Compton-Burnett’s uncanny sensitivity to the terrifying undercurrents that swirl beneath the apparent calm of respectable family life while showing a deep sympathy of her own for human loneliness, Taylor depicted dislocation with the unflinching presence of mind of Graham Greene. But for Taylor, unlike Greene, dislocation began not in distant climes but right at home. It is in the living room, playroom, and bedroom that Taylor stages her unforgettable dramas of alienation and impossible desire. Taylor’s stories, many of which originally appeared in The New Yorker, are her central achievement. Here are self-improving spinsters and gossiping girls, war orphans and wallflowers, honeymooners and barmaids, mistresses and murderers. Margaret Drabble’s new selection reveals a writer whose wide sympathies and restless curiosity are matched by a steely penetration into the human heart and mind.

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