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Image for "Happy Families Are All Alike" (a film script); in Boulevard, No. 31 & 32 (Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2, Spring 1996)

"Happy Families Are All Alike" (a film script); in Boulevard, No. 31 & 32 (Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2, Spring 1996)

By: Bell, Madison Smartt, and Andrew Moore [editor, Richard Burgin]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Drexel University: 1996

Seller ID: 4757

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[tight and unread, just a bit of edgewear here and there]. Trade PB B&W Photographs This double issue of the literary quarterly also includes short stories by Stephen Dixon ("The School Bus"), Donald Hall ("Lake Paradise"), Joyce Carol Oates ("We Were Worried About You"), and others, plus non-fiction and poetry. View more info

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Mainstream: A Literary Quarterly [the first three issues: Winter 1947, Spring 1947, Summer 1947]

By: Sillen, Samuel, ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mainstream Associates, Inc.: 1947

Edition: (Vol. I, Nos. 1-2-3)

Seller ID: 21069

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[nice clean copies, all three issues in comparable condition, with No. 3 only showing a touch of fading to the covers and a bump to the bottom rear corner affecting the last ten pages or so]. The first three issues of this ambitious quarterly, founded as the clouds were gathering over the American left/progressive movement in those early Cold War years. The editorial board includes many of the "usual suspects," including three who would become widely known (and... View more info

Image for New American Review (issues 1-15) / American Review: The Magazine of New Writing (issues 16-26) [complete set, plus extra volumes]

New American Review (issues 1-15) / American Review: The Magazine of New Writing (issues 16-26) [complete set, plus extra volumes]

By: Solotaroff, Theodore, ed.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, New American Library / Simon and Schuster / Bantam Books: 1967-1977

Edition: 1st printings (except as noted)

Seller ID: 20048

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine


[graded Near Fine as a set; all books are tight and unread, and about as nice a group as one could hope to assemble despite a few minor depredations (occasional light wear, some age-toning to the page edges of a few volumes); all were acquired directly from a long-time editorial staff member of the publication, who had kept them untouched in storage since the time of their original issue]. "Was New American Review the Best Literary Magazine Ever?" This was the ... View more info

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Encounter (December 1957)

By: Spender, Stephen, and Irving Kristol, eds.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Haymarket, UK, British Publications: 1957

Edition: (Vol. IX, No. 6)

Seller ID: 10846

Condition: Very Good


[slight spine roll, some staining to front cover, tiny tear at bottom front of spine, 75-cent price stamped at upper right corner of front cover]. Partial contents: "Music in Shakespeare" by W.S. Auden; "Young England, Half English: The Pied Piper from Bermondsey" (a profile of Tommy Steele) by Colin MacInnes; "Some Japanese Observations" by Stephen Spender and Angus Wilson; "The Shades of Dylan Thomas" by Lawrence Durrell. Includes index... View more info

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ONTHEBUS - Issue 13 (Winter 1993/Spring 1994)

By: {Bukowski, Charles, et al.} (Grapes, Jack, ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Bombshelter Press: (c.1994)

Seller ID: 2322

ISBN: 0-941017-36-2

Condition: Very Good+


[reading crease in spine, minor edge and corner wear, a little soiling on bottom edge]. Contains interviews with James Dickey and Tom Wolfe; journals and poems by Charles Bukowski; poetry by Donald Hall, Kate Braverman and many others; fiction, book reviews, etc. View more info

Image for The Missouri Review: Crime (Volume XVI, No. 2, 1993)

The Missouri Review: Crime (Volume XVI, No. 2, 1993)

By: {Crumley, James} Morgan, Speer, ed.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Columbia, University of Missouri-Columbia: 1993

Edition: (Vol. XVI, No. 2)

Seller ID: 10525

ISBN: 1-879758-07-5

Condition: Very Good+


[solid copy, moderate edgewear (mostly to rear cover)]. Features include: "A Pickpocket's Tale: The Autobiography of George Appo," a 19th-century opium addict, pickpocket and con man; a 25-page interview with crime novelist James Crumley; selections from the unpublished World War I letters of Henry James. Also poetry and fiction. View more info

Image for Salmagundi: A Quarterly of the Humanities & Social Sciences (no. 73, Winter 1987) ["Milan Kundera: Fictive Lightness, Fictive Weight"]

Salmagundi: A Quarterly of the Humanities & Social Sciences (no. 73, Winter 1987) ["Milan Kundera: Fictive Lightness, Fictive Weight"]

By: {Kundera, Milan} Boyers, Robert, ed.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Saratoga Springs NY, Skidmore College: 1987

Seller ID: 9660

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+


[mild handling wear, binding solid, inside clean]. (B&W photographs) About two-thirds of this issue (approx. 135 pages) is devoted to a discussion of Kundera's work, including two interviews with the writer, and articles by John Bayley, Terry Eagleton, Guy Scarpetta, and others. View more info