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Women Of Words

by Bukovinsky, Janet, Ed.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd Printing.
ISBN
9781561384150
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$4.75

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Philadelphia: Running Press, 1994 176 pp. glossy stock. Nearly new, no markings. An anthology introducing readers to 35 major women authors and poets, with a pastel sketech, brief bio and sample of work for each one. The selections range from Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Jane Austen to such moderns as Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, Doris Lessing and Toni… Read more
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The New York Public Library (R) Guide to Reading Groups

by Saal, Rollene

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KingChamp Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780517700105
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$5.70

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NY: Crown Business (Crown Publishers), 1995 180 pp. Close to new, no markings. A former Saturday Review editor provides guidance for organizing and operating a book club. Plus more than 30 suggested reading lists on various topics (Southern writers, science fiction, gay, ghosts, literary lives, Russian writers, African American, etc.) Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall
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Booknotes: America's Finest Authors on Reading, Writing, and the Power of Ideas

by Brian Lamb

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KingChamp Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
3rd Printing.
ISBN
9780812928471
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$3.80

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NY: Random House, 1997 424 pp. Nearly new. Faint red line on top edge near spine. Previous owner's name on endpaper. A few checkmarks and a few words written on 3-4 pp. Otherwise clean. Binding firm. Scores of authors, reporters and political VIPs give colorful anecdotes about how they wrote one of their books or came up with the idea… Read more
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The Lifetime Reading Plan

by Fadiman, Clifton

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KingChamp Books
Published
1960
Condition
Good +
Edition
BOMC.
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$8.55

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Cleveland: World Publishing, 1960 250 pp., plus 68-pp. bibliography & reading list. Jacket chipped and torn, rear flap laid in. Light fading of spine titling. Remains of book plate on front endpaper. Text clean. NOT a set of reading orders, but, rather a collection of 100 brief appreciations explaining why the authors and their major works are worth reading. Fadiman… Read more
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Modern Continental Literary Criticism

by Hardison Jr., O.B, Ed.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$6.65

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NY: Appleton-Century Crofts, 1962 352 pp. Some rubbing to spine edges, thumbed, dog-ear creases to a few pages. Text clean. Binding firm. A broad sampling of European literary thought in the 19th and 20th centuries. Authors represented include Kant, Von Schelling, Von Schiller, Goethe, Saint-Beuve, Brunetiere, Zola, Marx & Engels; Tolstoy, Gautier, Baudelaire, Verlaine, Mallarme, Bergson, Croce, Nietzsche, Freud, Jung,… Read more
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Kerouac: A Biography

by Ann Charters

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KingChamp Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus.
ISBN
9780879320553
Item Price
$9.50

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San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1973 417 pp, 16 pp. b&w photos. White cloth, some soil to spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing on spine edges, closed tear on rear panel, chip on corner. Text clean, no markings. Binding firm. A detailed portrait of Kerouac and his band of brothers -- Ginsburg, Neal Cassady and others of the Beat group… Read more
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Writing Down the Bones;Wild Mind

by Goldberg, Natalie

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KingChamp Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
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$7.60

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NY: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1991 171 pp. plus 238 pp. A combo giving Goldberg's pointers for writing, and her own experiences and challenges as a writer. Writing down the Bones close to new. Wild Mind has pencil notations on about 10 pages. Else close to new. Spine creasing but binding firm. Her books are both personal and practical, and… Read more
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

by King, Stephen

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KingChamp Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780684853529
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$16.15

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Old Tappan NJ: Scribner, 2000 288 pp. Crisp, like new, no markings. Informal, readable pointers from horror writer Stephen King on writing fiction. Includes a suggested booklist of his recent favorites. Size: 8vo -
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Dubliners

by Joyce, James

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KingChamp Books
Published
1974
Condition
Good
Edition
6th Printing of 1969 Edition.
ISBN
9780670018055
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$3.80

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NY: Princeton/Viking, 1974 Subtitled: Text, Criticism and Notes. A scholarsly edition edited by Robert Scholes and A. Walton Litz. Some dampness staining on first 10 pages, rest of text is clean. No markings or notes. Part of the Viking Critical Library Series. Includes 30 pages of background, 28 pp. of 11 critiques. Background sections include material on a chronology, facsimile,… Read more
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Writing Down the Bones; Wild Mind

by Goldberg, Natalie

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KingChamp Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
Reprint.
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$8.55

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NY: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1991 400 pp. total, approx. Spine creasing, but still nearly new, clean text, no markings. A 2-in-1 printing that combines "Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within" and "Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life." Writing coach Natalie Goldberg offers a very readable guide to getting into a writer's frame of mind. Her books are… Read more
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Lytton Strachey: The New Biography

by Holroyd, Michael

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KingChamp Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Thus.
ISBN
9780374524654
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$11.40

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NY: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1995 779 pp. Crease in spine, some thumbing, light wear overall. No markings. A mammoth biography and critical appreciation of literary critic Lytton Strachey. This work encompasses Holroyd's earlier research on Strachey, dating back to 1967-68, and adds new material and an epilogue. Several pages of glossy color and b&w photos. Basis for the film… Read more
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Linguistic Behaviour

by Bennett, Jonathan

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KingChamp Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9780521297516
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$8.55

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London: Cambridge University Press, 1979 292 pp, index, bibliography. Previous owner's stamping on half title page and bottom edge. Binding sturdy, text clean. Bennett expounds on language as "systematic communicative behaviour" and ways to determine its syntax and semantics. Cover blurb from The Times (London) states: "a text that no language scholar can afford to ignore." Size: 8vo -- 8.5… Read more
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Two Lives: Gertrude & Alice

by Malcolm, Janet

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KingChamp Books
Published
2007
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9780300143102
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$3.80

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New Haven Conn.: Yale University Press, 2007 227 pp. Lightly read, underlinings and margin notes on about a dozen pages, a few page corners creased. Binding firm, spine uncreased. A "Notable Book" of the New York Times Book Review. The New Yorker writer provides a readable, colorful portrait of America's most famous literary lesbians, and their decision to stay in… Read more
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A Common Life: Four Generations of American Literary Friendship and Influence

by Laskin, David

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KingChamp Books
Published
1994
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780671724191
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$4.75

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NY: Simon & Schuster, 1994 460 pp., reference notes, index, historical b&w photos. Textblock rippled, tight, small half-inch tear on dj top edge. No markings. OK as reading copy. A vivid account of four famous literary friendships: Hawthorne & Melville; Edith Wharton & Henry James; Eudora Welty and Katherine Ann Porter; and Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop. Size: 8vo --9.5… Read more
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English Humorists

by Thackeray, William Makepeace

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KingChamp Books
Published
1902
Condition
Fair
Edition
Reprint.
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$7.60

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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1902 320 pp. Worn, binding split at front, half-inch rubbed stripe along more of front cover's fore edge, head and foot of spine chipped, but spine titling complete. Gilt lyre and oak leaf cluster on front cover still bright. Dark red leatherette, which is starting to detach from front board. Text clean. Some… Read more
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Gertrude Stein

by Knapp, Bettina L.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1990
Condition
Good +
Edition
1st Edition.
ISBN
9780826404589
Item Price
$6.18

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NY: Continuum Intl Pub Group, 1990 201 pp. Former library book with stampings, library card. Mylar protector. Binding firm. A Hunter College professor summarizes Stein's life, her experimental literature and her impact on many artists and writers in Paris. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in Tall
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The Yale Gertrude Stein

by Stein, Gertrude

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KingChamp Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
52nd Printing
ISBN
9780300026092
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$8.55

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New Haven Conn.: Yale Univ Pr, 1980 464 pp. Corners curled, light crease to spine. Text bright and clean, binding firm. Edited by Richard Kostelanetz. An anthology of 27 poems, stories and essays, some taken from a larger multi-volume set of Yale's previously unpublished Stein work.
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Sex, Art, and American Culture: Essays

by Paglia, Camille

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KingChamp Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780679741015
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$4.28

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New York: Vintage Books (Random House), 1992 334 pp., index, no markings, spine uncreased. Close to new. Paglia applies her acerbic wit to subjects ranging from Madonna and Robert Mapplethorpe to American university culture. Size: 8vo - 8 in Tall
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Florida on the Boil: Recommended Novels and Short-Story Collections Set in the Sunshine State

by Kister, Kenneth F.

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KingChamp Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9781425717261
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$13.30

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Philadelphia: Xlibris Corp., 2007 319 pp. New, spine uncreased. A collection of 305 thumbnail reviews of novels and short stories set in Florida. Size: 8vo
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A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

by Stout, Janis P., Ed.

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KingChamp Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780803242937
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$36.10

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Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A.: Univ of Nebraska Pr, 2002 329 pp. Nearly new, but title page removed, rest of text fine. Library shelving tag on lower spine. Stamping on rear endpaper indicates book was owned by the McBride Library at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi. A source book summarizing the content and location of 1,800 letters of Willa Cather. Her… Read more
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