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Madonna: An Intimate Biography
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Madonna: An Intimate Biography

By Taraborrelli, J. Randy

NY: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st US Edtion. 8vo - 9.5 in tall. Clean white boards. 382 pp., plus 16 pp. glossy color photos and 28 pp. b&w photos. Nearly immaculate, remains of sticker on jacket. Square, firm binding. Text clean. With extensive source notes (but no index). Author traces Madonna's career as singer, actress and sex symbol from girlhood up to her marriage to Guy Ritchie. Includes many quotes from the self-made diva. Author claims his book is based on exclusive interviews with hundreds who know Madonna. Originally published in UK..

$8.08

The Greek Tycoon
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The Greek Tycoon

By Lottman, Eileen

NY: Warner Books, 1978. Book. Good. Mass Market Paperback. 302 pp. Novel based on screenplay for movie of the same name (starring Anthony Quinn as the "tycoon," Jacqueline Bisset as the president's wife) Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$1.90

Julie & Julia

By Powell, Julie

Boston: Back Bay Books, 2005. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Thus Paperback Edition.. 307 pp. plus reading guide in rear pages. Curled corner, light wear, spine uncreased. No markings. Powell recounts her escape from a boring job as a secretary as she learns to cook by reading Julia Child's first cookbook. Interspersed with partly fictional scenes of Child's culinary training in Paris. Basis for the Meryl Streep movie. Size: 8mo -- 8.25 in Tall.

$3.33

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

By Philbrick, Nathaniel

NY: Viking, 2000. Book. Near Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Printing.. 301 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w historical photos, drawings, 11 pp. bibliography, index. Nearly new, one word note on crew list page, date stamping on endpaper. Else clean, square. Detailed, lively account of Nantucket's whaling industry with a focus on the 1820 shipwreck of the Essex, basis for the Herman Melville novel, Moby Dick. Includes journal entries left behind by cabin boy Thomas Nickerson, who later became a Nantucket innkeeper. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in..

$9.50

Life with Father

By Day, Clarence

Pleasantville, N.Y.: Reader's Digest Association, 1993. Book. Illus. by Ellison, Mitch. Near Fine. Leather-like cloth and Tape. 196 pp, slight edgewear to spine. In maroon cloth, still close to new, no markings. A modern reprint of Day's 1935 humorous memoir about his father. Gilt and author's cover portrait still intact. Colored endpapers. Afterword by Robert M. Brown. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in..

$4.28

Bless the Beasts and the Children

By Swarthout, Glendon

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1970. Book. Very Good. Boards. Book Club (BCE/BOMC).. 205 pp. Light spine slant, and a few corner creases. Text and endpapers clean. No jacket.Summer camp rejects band together to save buffalo from a slaughter, and find self-esteem under the leadership of 16-year-old camp counselor John Cotton. The author also wrote "They Came to Cordura" and "Where the Boys Are." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.66

A Good Year

By Mayle, Peter

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 3rd Printing.. 287 pp. Close to new. Small red line on top edge near spine. No other markings. Tight and crisp. Bond trader Max inherits a winery in Provence and becomes caught in a probate web. Basis of an Albert Finney-Russell Crowe movie. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 In. Tall.

$4.75

FOUR PAST MIDNIGHT
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FOUR PAST MIDNIGHT

By King, Stephen

NY: Viking (Penguin), 1990. Book. Fine. Boards with Cloth Spine Strip. Later Printing.. 763 pp. Hefty book in close to new condition, one tiny ding on spine of dust jacke. Text clean, no markings, square and strong binding. Gift quality. Collection of four novellas 'The Langoliers,' 'Secret Window, Secret Garden,' 'The Library Policeman,' and 'The Sun Dog,.' all with themes related to the witching hour. 'The Langoliers' became a TV miniseries, and 'Secret Window, Secret Garden' was used for the movie 'Secret Window,' starring Johnny Depp. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In..

$5.70

The Price of Salt
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The Price of Salt

By Morgan, Claire (Highsmith, Patricia)

Tallahassee: NAIAD Press, 1991. Book. Very Good +. Trade Papeback. Later Printing.. 276 pp. Lighly read, slight rubbing on spine corners. Text clean. Spine uncreased. A 1983 edition of a pioneering lesbian romance first published in 1952. Basis for the Cate Blanchette film "Carol." In this edition, Patricia Highsmith disclosed she wrote the novel under the pen name Claire Morgan. She notes it was one of the first gay novels in the 1950s to have a happy, hopeful ending, and she received appreciative fan mail from thousands of gay women and men in American small towns. The action begins when a suburban blonde beauty enters a New York department store, shopping for a Christmas toy, and catches the eye of a young female clerk. Includes a 1983 afterword by Highsmith. This is the 3rd version of the novel published by NAIAD. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In..

$6.65

Stuart Little: The Art, the Artists, and the Story Behind the Amazing Movie (Pictorial Moviebook)
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Stuart Little: The Art, the Artists, and the Story Behind the Amazing Movie (Pictorial Moviebook)

By Shyamalan, M. Night; Brooker, Greg; Sunshine, Linda

NY: Newmarket Press, 2000. Book. As New. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 160 pp. on heavy stock, color photos on every page. Gift quality, no markings or creases. Glossy photocolor cover. Includes screenplay of the Stuart Little film, by M. Night Shyamaln and Greg Brooker. The E.B. White novel about a mouse, released in 1945, has sold more than 10 million copies. This photo book deals with the cinematic version, the animation techniques and other aspects of production. Preface by Rob Minkoff. Size: 4to -- 10.75 in Tall.

$6.65

Ironweed
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Ironweed

By Kennedy, William

NY: Penguin Group, 1989. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 20th Printing. 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall. 225 pp. Almost new, spine uncreased. Clean, no markings. A few page corners creased. Cover states "Winner of the Pulitzer Prize" William Kennedy spins his 3rd novel in his "Albany Cycle," creating the memorable character of Francis Phelan, once a promising ball player, now a drunk wandering the streets of Albany NY . Basis for feature film starring Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson..

$2.85

The Prince of Egypt

By DreamWorks

NY: Dutton Children's Books (Penguin) Book. Near Fine. Glossy Boards. First Thus (reprint). 4to -- 11 in Tall. 48 pp., nearly new, gift quality. Collector's Library Edition (produced for Walmart). Many color illustrations on every page. Tied in with DreamWorks animated movie. Pointers for parents at rear of the text..

$2.85

Talented Mr. Ripley
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Talented Mr. Ripley

By Highsmith, Patricia

New York: Vintage Books (Random House), 1992. Book. Good +. Trade Paperback. 4th Printing.. 290 pp. A few page corners creased, spine rolled. No markings. Binding firm. Cover shows Matt Damon as lead character in the film version, with Jude Law in the background. The is the Vintage Crime Black Lizard Edition. Highsmith's mystery tells the tale of Tom Ripley and his obsession with living the rich, carefree life of his friend Dickie Greenleaf. Size: 8vo --8 in Tall.

$2.38

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

By Godey, John

NY: Dell, 1974. Book. Good. Mass Market Paperback. Reprint.. First Dell printing Description: 350 pp. Spine slanted and creased but binding still sturdy. Moderate toning of text. No markings. Light rubbing of spine edges. Lexington Avenue Subway map. A tale of four desperate men who hijack a NYC subway and demand a $1 million ransom. Movie tie-in. Cover shows a subway pulling into a murky platform. Size: 12mo.

$3.80

Fearless

By Yglesias, Rafael

Boston: Warner Books, 1993. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 1st Paperback Printing. 12mo -- 7 in Tall. 33p pp. binding firm. Sligt spine crease. Upper West Side achitect sophisticate meets Little Italy housewife aboard an ill-fated DC 10. Basis for a feature film..

$2.85

March 2007 Issue -- Mark Wahlberg Cover

By Premiere

NY: Hachette Filipacchi Media 200 Book. Very Good. Magazine. March 2007. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 104 pp. Lightly read, light vertical crease on cover. Address label on bottom of front cover. Cover story about Mark Wahlberg and his recent roles. Other articles include a Critics' Top 100 Films of the Year list; Oscar pullout section re nominees; features on Penelope Cruz, Cillian Murphy, production of "Sparta!" and "300"..

$4.75

An Unfinished Life
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An Unfinished Life

By Spragg, Mark

New York: Vintage Books (Random House), 2005. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition. 8vo -- 8 in. Tall. 257 pp. Nearly new, no spine creases or markings. A novel about a woman who seeks refuge from an abusive boyfriend by going to the Wyoming ranch of her father-in-law, who has long resented her for a car crash that killed his son. Basis for a Robert Redford-Morgan Freeman feature film..

$4.28

The Reader
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The Reader

By Schlink, Bernhard (Janeway, Carol Brown, Trans.)

NY: Vintage (Random House), 1998. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Oprah's Book Club Edition.. 218 pp. Fresh, nearly new. No markings, slight curl of cover corner. Text clean. An Oprah's Book Club logo is part of the front cover's design. A novel about a teenaged boy in Germany falling in love with an older woman and years later encountering her in a mysterious criminal case. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.33

A Child's Night Dream
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A Child's Night Dream

By Stone, Oliver

New York, NY, U.S.A.: St. Martin's Press, 1997. Book. Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 236 pp. Nearly new, fresh, no markings. Slight wear and inside stains on dj. Filmmaker Oliver Stone issues a long-dormant semi-autobiographical novel about a young Oliver Stone rebelling against American culture by going off to Vietnam..

$4.75

Black Hawk Down
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Black Hawk Down

By Bowden, Mark

NY: Signet, 2001. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 2nd Edition 1st Printing. 12mo - 6.75 in Tall. 486 pp., 8 pp. glossy b&w photos. Light spine creases. Firm binding. Listed as "1st printing of movie tie-in edition." A vivid account of US soldiers who were sent to Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993 in an effort to capture lieutenants of warlord Mohamad Farrah Aidad..

$2.38

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