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  • A Short History Of Myth; The Penelopiad; Weight; A Word Or Two About Myth

    By Karen Armstrong

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Canongate
    • Published: 2005
    4 Volumes. 8vo. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, one of 1500 copies; all volumes signed by each respective author. 3 volumes in cloth and d.j., with suppplemental volume by Pullman in slim wrappered 8vo. Housed in Slipcase. A couple small belmishes to slipcase, some rubbing to bottom panel, some splitting to upper edges, slipcase sturdy and functionally protective. NF/NF and NF in wrappers in VG slipcase. THE SET:
  • 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.
  • Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679768203
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: February 1997
    In ten interconnected essays, the author of Art & Lies explores the active role of art in the modern world, offering writings on painting, modernism, autobiography, style, the future of fiction, Virginia Woolf, and her own relationship to her work. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
  • Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery (UK Edition)

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780099590019
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: May 1996
  • Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802127228
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: November 2017
  • Essential Acker: The Selected Writings of Kathy Acker

    By Kathy Acker

    Our Price: $13.50
    • 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.
  • Lighthousekeeping

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780156032896
    • Publisher: Harcourt
    • Published: 2006
    The tale of Silver, an orphaned girl who is taken in by the blind Mr. Pew, the mysterious and miraculously old keeper of a lighthouse on the Scottish coast. Pew tells Silver stories of Babel Dark, a 19th-centuyr clergyman who lives twolives: a public one mired in the darkness and deceit, and a private one bathed in the light of passionate love. For Silver, Dark's life becomes a map through her own darkness, into her own story, and finally, into love itself. 232p.
  • Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $8.00 - $14.40
    • 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.
  • Sexing the Cherry

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679733164
    • Publisher: Vintage International
    • Published: March 1991
    Interweaving elements of fantasy and history, this novel chronicles the adventures of Jordan, who lives with his mother by the Thames during the reign of Charles II, as he follows his dreams to the end of the world, and beyond
  • The Passion

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $7.50
    Kindle Price: $9.04
    • 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 PowerBook

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375725050
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: October 2001
    A swirling narrative that uses timeless tales of passion as a springboard for a meditation on love and desire in the age of the Internet. 289p.
  • The World and Other Places

    By Jeanette Winterson

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375702365
    • Publisher: Vintage International
    • 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: $7.50
    • 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: $7.50 - $14.40
    • 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: $6.95
    • 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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