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The Fame Game: a novel

by Casillo, Charles

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Published
2006
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9781555839772
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New York: Alyson Books, 2006. Hardcover. 387p., very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj. Hollywood backstabbers!
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The Awakening

by Chopin, Kate

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Published
1996
ISBN
9780684819129
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New York: A Commonplace Book, Simon and Schuster, 1996. Hardcover. 140p., glossy b&w photo section, the novel, about the photographs, author bio, very good first edition thus, first printing thus in half-cloth boards with photo inset on cover and glassine dj. Chopin's early feminist novelin a new, attractive edition.
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Uprising; the suspense thriller [inscribed & signed]

by Boyd, Randy

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Published
1998
ISBN
9780966533378
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Indianapolis: West Beach Books, 1998. Paperback. 335p., personal inscription signed by the gay African American author, very good first paperback edition stated,first printing trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Radical gay rights activists plan the assassination of an antigay Right Wing Southern Senator.
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Mr. Cogito poems

by Herbert, Zbigniew, translated from the Polish by John Carpenter & Bogdana Carpenter

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Published
1993
ISBN
9780880013307
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£26.10

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Hopewell: Ecco, 1993. Hardcover. vi, 62p., very good first US edition stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj with odd design where the innerflap is apparently printed on an angle matching the titles on cover and spine. Polish poet who was a fighter in the underground Resistance against the Nazis. Also anti-communist.
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Christopher and His Kind, 1929-1939

by Isherwood, Christopher

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Published
1976
ISBN
9780374312565
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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1976. Hardcover. 339p., offsetting to front free endpaper else good first edition stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. The real story behind the Berlin Stories, I Am a Camera and Cabaret.
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I, etcetera

by Sontag, Susan

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Published
1978
ISBN
9780374174026
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New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 1978. Hardcover. 246p., very good first edition, first printing stated in cloth boards and price-clipped but bright dj. The writer's first collection of short fiction.
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Lost Illusions

by Balzac, Honoré de, tranmslated by Kathleen Raine

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Published
1997
ISBN
9780679602644
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New York: Modern Library, 1997. Hardcover. vii, 699p., introduction, very good first Modern Library edition thus stated in cloth boards and unlipped dj. The 1913 UK edition is Young 164. Massive novel about a young poet in Paris who begins the path to dissolution and death via hack journalism.
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Tree Surgery for Beginners: a novel

by Gale, Patrick

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Published
1999
ISBN
9780571199587
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New York: Faber/FSG, 1999. Hardcover. 275p., very good first US edition stated in boards and unclipped dj. A book full of forgiveness - and everyday encounters with tigers, transsexuals and sexy, repentent murderers." Patricia Duncker.
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Gainesville FL: University of Florida Press, 1952. Hardcover. xiii, 125p., the first edition with the fragile dust jacket intact. Rubricated titlepage. Hardbound in 8.5x5.5 inch brown cloth boards gilt-titled and enclosed in the unclipped dj; jacket is printed sepia on pulp-speckled matte paper, top edge a little ragged, bears an inch-long closed tear and a minute chip at the… Read more
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Frog Music a novel

by Donoghue, Emma

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Published
2014
ISBN
9781447249740
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£11.19

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New York: Little, Brown & Co, 2014. Hardcover. 403p., remainder mark bottom edge else a very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and red unclipped dj. Set in San Francisco's Chinatown in 1876. Most of Donoghue's characters "come from the historical record" and this novel features appendices for historically-minded folk and the Frog-jargon-impaired.
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The English Auden: poems, essays and dramatic writings 1927-1939

by Auden, W. H., edited by Edward Mendelson

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Published
1977
ISBN
9780394420493
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New York: Random House, 1977. Hardcover. xxiii, 469p., frontis-portrait, , preface, footnotes, appendixes, index, very good first edition stated with number line ending in 2 as called for with Random House first printings, in plum cloth boards, remainder mark top edge and price-clipped dj.
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War Against the Animals: a novel

by Russell, Paul

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Published
2003
ISBN
9780312209353
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2003. Hardcover. 358p., very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and unclipped dj. New York City AIDS survivor retreats to a small town in Upstate New York to find himself the center of various conflicts: betwee two brothers, between longtime residents and newcomers and between straight and gay people.
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Jack Holmes & His Friend: a novel

by White, Edmund

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Published
2012
ISBN
9781608197033
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New York: Bloomsbury, 2012. Hardcover. 392p., very good first US edition, first printing stated in boards and unclipped dj. Story of two friends, one gay, one uncertain, who remain close from the 1960s through the 1980s and AIDS.
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Bitter Fame: a life of Sylvia Plath

by [Plath, Sylvia] Anne Stevenson, Lucas Myers, Dido Merwin & Richard Murphy

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Published
1989
ISBN
9780395453742
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. Hardcover. xvi, 413p., preface, appendixes, sources and notes, index, photo section, very good first edition, first printing stated in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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The Forbidden Poems

by Birtha, Becky

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Published
1991
ISBN
9781878067012
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Seattle: The Seal Press, 1991. Paperback. 155p., review copy with sheet laid in, very good first edition, first printing stated trade paperback in wraps. African American lesbian poet.
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Passion's Legacy

by Paige, Lori A.

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Published
1991
ISBN
9780941483810
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Tallahassee: Naiad Press, 1991. Paperback. 206p + backlist, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Pre-Victorian lesbian romance.
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James Dickey: A Bibliography, 1947-1974

by Elledge, Jim

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Published
1979
ISBN
9780810812185
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Metuchen, New Jersey: The Scarecrow Press, 1979. Hardcover. 291p., 8.5x5.5 inches; minor scratch on front board, else in very good condition. Scarecrow Author Bibliographies, No. 40.
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Life Drawing: a novel

by Grumley, Michael,foreword by Edmund White, afterword by George Stambolian

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Published
1991
ISBN
9780802114389
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New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1991. Hardcover. xii, 156p., review slip and glossy author photo laid-in, very good first edition in quarter-cloth boards and unclipped dj.
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The Conversations of Cow

by Namjoshi, Suniti, illustrated by Sarah Baylis

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Published
1985
ISBN
9780704339798
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London: The Women's Press, 1985. Paperback. 125p., very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Lesbian novel. Magic Realism from the lesbian separatist from India.
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Shoulders; a novel

by Cotrell, Georgia

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Published
1987
ISBN
9780932379252
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Ithaca: Firebrand Books, 1987. Paperback. 255p., ownership name, light wear else good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Coming out novel set in Los Angeles of the 1970s. Some very, very short chapters (some shorter than this description!).
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