• A Changed Man

    By Francine Prose

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111592215
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
    • Published: 2005
    (2005). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Prose. Light bumping to spine ends, slightly affecting d.j. Mild soiling to dust jacket, with 'Signed Copy' sticker to front panel. Small sticker covering ISBN on rear panel of d.j. Contents clean. VG/VG.
  • A House and Its Head

    By Ivy Compton-Burnett

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780940322646
    • Publisher: Penguin
    • Published: 1986
    A radical thinker, one of the rare modern heretics, said Mary McCarthy of Ivy Compton-Burnett, in whose austere, savage, and bitingly funny novels anything can happen and no one will ever escape. The long, endlessly surprising conversational duels at the center of Compton-Burnett's works are confrontations between the unspoken and the unspeakable, and in them the dynamics of power and desire are dramatized as nowhere else. New York Review Books is reissuing two of the finest novels of this singular modern genius—works that look forward to the blacky comic inventions of Muriel Spark as much as they do back to the drawing rooms of Jane Austen. A House and Its Head is Ivy Compton-Burnett's subversive look at the politics of family life, and perhaps the most unsparing of her novels. No sooner has Duncan Edgeworth's wife died than he takes a new, much younger bride whose willful ways provoke a series of transgressions that begins with adultery and ends, much to everyone's relief, in murder.
  • After

    By Francine Prose

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060080839
    • Publisher: HARPER TEMPEST
    • Published: May 2004
    In the aftermath of a nearby school shooting, a grief and crisis counselor takes over Central High School and enacts increasingly harsh measures to control students, while those who do not comply disappear. 330p. (Juvenile).
  • Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife

    By Francine Prose

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061430800
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: 2010
    In June 1942, Anne Frank received a red-and-white-checked diary for her thirteenth birthday, just weeks before she and her family went into hiding in an Amsterdam attic to escape the occupying Nazis. For two years, with ever-increasing maturity, Anne crafted a memoir that has become one of the most compelling documents of modern history. Francine Prose argues that Anne Frank's diary is as much a work of literary art as it is a historical record. through close rerading, Prose marvels at the teenage Frank's skillfully naturall narrative voice, at her finely tuned dialogue, and ability to turn living people into characters. Notes, Selected Bibliography, Index. 322p.
  • Bigfoot Dreams

    By Francine Prose

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805048605
    • Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
    • Published: January 1998
  • Bomb: The Author Interviews

    By BOMB Magazine

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781616953799
    • Publisher: Soho Press
    • Published: November 2014
    "Drawing on 30 years of BOMB Magazine, this anthology of interviews brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations. Here we have a conversation with Jonathan Franzen, still an unkown author, on the eve of the publication of The Corrections; and one with Roberto Bolaäno, near the end of his life. Lydia Davis and Francine Prose break down the intricacies of Davis's methods; Edwidge Danticat and Junot Diaz discuss the power of Caribbean diasporic fiction. This anthology brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations"--
  • Caravaggio: Painter of Miracles

    By Caravaggio

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780007230662
    • Publisher: Harper Press
    • Published: March 2007
    NBA finalist Francine Prose takes on a great artist whose life was brief and paradoxical, more loathed in his own time than any modern artist since. This is a study of why revolutionary art can be reviled in its own time and revered in another.
  • Fools of Fortune

    By William Trevor

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143039624
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: March 2006
    Irishman William Quinton falls in love and has a brief love affair with his beautiful English cousin, in a story of love, revenge, and violence set against the turbulent relationship between England and Ireland just after World War I. Reprint.
  • Gluttony: The Seven Deadly Sins

    By Francine Prose

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780195312058
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: August 2006
    (Seven Deadly Sins series). Novelist and critic Francine Prose serves up a marvelous banquet of witty and engaging observations on this most delicious of deadly sins. She traces how our negative notions of gluttony have evolved along with our ideas about salvation and damnation, health and illness, life and death. At the same time, she reminds us that it is also an affirmation of pleasure and passion. Notes, Bibliography, Index. 108p.
  • Household Saints

    By Francine Prose

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060507275
    • Publisher: Perennial
    • Published: April 2003
    New York's Little Italy circa the 1950s. One extraordinary family, the Santangelos, nothing like the Sopranos. A little cheating in the butcher shop and at pinochle, a little evil eye everywhere and the saints on call, the daughter to raise modern, and who takes them all to an unpredicted horizon. 253p.
  • My New American Life: A Novel

    By Francine Prose

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780061713767
    • Publisher: Harper
    • Published: May 2011
    While working for an idealistic college professor, 26-year old Lula, an Albanian trying to make a better life for herself in America, finds her life taking a complicated turn when her Albanian 'brothers' return, in this powerful novel set in the aftermath of 9/11. 306p.
  • Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern

    By Peggy Guggenheim

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780300224290
    • Publisher: Yale University Press
    • Published: November 2016
  • Stephen Shore : Selected Works 1973-1981

    By Stephen Shore

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112138320
    • Publisher: Aperture
    • Published: 2017
    (New York). (2017). Folio. 1st edition. SIGNED by Shore. Heavy bumping to spine, especially at head. VG with NF wraparound band to rear board.
  • Traces: Stories

    By Ida Fink

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805045581
    • Publisher: Henry Holt
    • Published: June 1998
    Stories depict life in occupied Poland, including acts of courage, fear, and desperation
  • Word Court: Wherein verbal virtue is rewarded, crimes against the language are punished, and poetic justice is done

    By Barbara Wallraff

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780151003815
    • Published: January 2000
    Advice on English usage by the 'Atlantic Monthly' editor.