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  • Bad Behavior

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781439148877
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks
    • Published: July 2009
    A trade paperback reissue of National Book Award finalist Mary Gaitskill's debut short story collection. Making critical waves when first published, these stories about dislocation, longing and desire depict a disenchanted and rebellious urban fringe generation in search of human connection. They are rendered in radar-perfect detail, replete with a reportorial candor uncompromised by sentimentality or voyeuristic charm. These stories are the real deal. 208p.
  • Because They Wanted To: Stories

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780684808567
    • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
    • Published: January 1997
    An author of Two Girls, Fat and Thin shares a collection of stories about people who want badly but, at the same time, do not quite know what they want and whose wants conflict with their deeper needs and moral sense of the world. 17,500 first printing.
  • Because They Wanted To: Stories

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684841441
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: February 1998
    Stories populated with characters who want - without quite knowing what it is they want, or how to get it, and who are all too often in conflict with their deeper needs. 254p. Pap.
  • Best New American Voices 2009

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780156034319
    • Publisher: Harcourt, Inc.
    • Published: September 2008
    (Best New American series; John Kulka & Natalie Danford, Series Editors). Critically acclaimed novelist and short-story writer Mary Gaitskill continues the tradition of identifying the best young writers on the cusp of their careers in this year's volume. Fresh fiction from the top writing programs by, among others, Baird Harper, Sharon May, Larry N. Mayer, Erin Brown, Suzanne Rivecca, Theodore Wheeler. Contributors/Participants. 343p.
  • Don't Cry: Stories

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307275875
    • Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books
    • Published: March 2010
    Mary Gaitskill's first collection of stories in more than ten years reveals a fierce artistry - a book of mindsearing, soul-rattling stories, each delivering the powerful, original language and the dramatic engagement that is stunninglyas emblematic as it is in evidence. In the urban fairy tale 'Mirrorball,' a young man steals a girl's soul during a one-night stand; in 'The Little Boy,' a woman haunted by the death of her former husband is finally able to grieve through a mysterious encounter with a needy child. In 'College Town 1980,' young people adrift in Ann Arbor debate the meaning of personal strength at the start of the Reagan era. Don't miss it!
  • Infanta

    By Ralph Gibson

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781883489137
    • Publisher: TAKARAJIMASHA INC
    • Published: October 1995
    The subject of the nude has been a source of inspiration for artists since the earliest known representations. Ralph Gibson makes no secret of the passions that drive him: his love for photography and women; parallel affairs of the heart which meet in homage to the beauty of the female form. Infanta is a protracted study from one of the fine art photography's most acclaimed and influential practitioners.
  • One Thousand and One Nights: A Retelling

    By Hanan al-Shaykh

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307948991
    • Publisher: Anchor
    • Published: June 2014
    Passed down over centuries from India, Persia, and across the Arab world, the mesmerizing stories of One Thousand and One Nights are related by the beautiful, young Shahrazad as she attempts to delay her execution. Retold in modern English by the acclaimed Lebanese author Hanan al-Shaykh, here are stories of the real and the supernatural, love and marriage, power and punishment, wealth and poverty, and the endless trials and uncertainties of fate. Bringing together nineteen classic tales, in these pages al-Shaykh weaves an utterly intoxicating collection, rich with humor, violence, and romance.
  • Somebody with a Little Hammer: Essays

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307472335
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: April 2018
  • Somebody with a Little Hammer: Essays

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780307378224
    • Publisher: Pantheon
    • Published: April 2017
  • The Bug

    By Ellen Ullman

    Our Price: $21.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781250002495
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: February 2012
    With a New Introduction by Mary Gaitskill A PEN/Hemingway Award Finalist A New York Times Book Review Notable Book Ellen Ullman is a "rarity, a computer programmer with a poet's feeling for language" (Laura Miller, Salon). The Bug breaks new ground in literary fiction, offering us a deep look into the internal lives of people in the technical world. Set in a start-up company in 1984, this highly acclaimed first novel explores what happens when a baffling software flaw—a bug so teasing it is named "the Jester"—threatens the survival of the humans beings who created it.
  • The Mare

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $8.50 - $15.26
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307743602
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: October 2016
  • This Is Pleasure: A Story

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781524749132
    • Publisher: Pantheon
    • Published: November 2019
  • Two Girls, Fat and Thin

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780671685409
    • Publisher: Poseidon Press
    • Published: February 1991
    Justine Shade, slim and trendy, and Dorothy, lower-class and obese, become curiously drawn to each other as their relationship reveals both the cruelty and beauty that lies beneath the surface of modern life
  • Two Girls, Fat and Thin: A Novel

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684843124
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: May 1998
    When Justine, the thin, smart freelance journalist with an agenda interviews Dorothy the fat, cranky night-shift proofreader, the two are drawn into a strange relationship that splits open their lives in ways neither expects.A New York Times Notable Book. 313p. Pap.
  • Veronica

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780375421457
    • Publisher: Pantheon Books
    • Published: 2005
    As a teenager in San Francisco, Alison is discovered by a photographer and swept into the world of fashion in Paris and Rome. Alison moves to New York to start a new life after her career meets an unexpected end. There she meets Veronica and the two improbably become friends. Though completely different their friendship survives decades, until Veronica is befouled by AIDS. Years later, haunted by the impact of their friendship, Alison begins to question the true meaning of Veronica and the shocking influence she had on her life. 'Veronica' is a tour de force about the fragility of human relationships and the lasting impact of true love. Gaitskill, an acclaimed author, is a former employee of STRAND.

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