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S. J. PERELMAN: WRITINGS (LOA #346)

Written by Perelman, S J
Adam Gopnik presents the very best of S. J. Perelman, America's zaniest humorist. S. J.
August 10, 2021 | Hardcover | Library of America | 604 Pages |
$35.00
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NAME OF THE ROSE

Written by Eco, Umberto
It is the year 1327. Franciscans in an Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, but Brother William of Baskerville's investigation is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths. Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
June 9, 1983 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 502 Pages |
$35.00
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JUNETEENTH

Written by Ellison, Ralph
The radiant, posthumous second novel by the visionary author of Invisible Man, featuring an introduction and a new postscript by Ralph Ellison's literary executor, John F.
May 25, 2021 | Hardcover | Modern Library | 400 Pages |
$25.00
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NOTES FROM A DEAD HOUSE

Written by Dostoevsky, Fyodor
A beautiful hardcover edition of the first great prison memoir, Fyodor Dostoevsky's fictionalized account of his life-changing penal servitude in Siberia. Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. With an introduction by Richard Pevear. Sentenced to death for advocating socialism in 1849, Dostoevsky served a commuted sentence of four years of hard labor.
February 2, 2021 | Hardcover | Everyman's Library | 376 Pages |
$22.00
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JEAN STAFFORD: COMPLETE STORIES & OTHER WRITINGS (LOA #342): THE COLLECTED STORIES / UNCOLLECTED STORIES / A MOTHER IN HISTORY / ESSAYS

Written by Stafford, Jean
For the first time, the complete stories of a Pulitzer Prize-winning master of the form, plus her fascinating portrait of the mother one of the world's most infamous assassins This volume collects for the first time the complete stories of a Pulitzer Prize-winning master of the form, a writer acclaimed for her acute psychological insight, exacting eye for detail, and mordant sensibility
April 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Library of America |
$35.00
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JOAN DIDION: THE 1980S & 90S (LOA #341): SALVADOR / DEMOCRACY / MIAMI / AFTER HENRY / THE LAST THING HE WANTED

Written by Didion, Joan
Library of America continues its definitive edition of one of the most electric writers of our time with a volume gathering her iconic reporting and novels from mid-career This second volume in Library of America's definitive Didion edition includes two novels and three remarkable essay collections with which she extended the compass of the extraordinary journalistic eye first de
April 20, 2021 | Hardcover | Library of America |
$40.00
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JOHN UPDIKE: NOVELS 1978-1984 (LOA #339): THE COUP / RABBIT IS RICH / THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK

Written by Updike, John
The third volume of Library of America's five-volume edition of Updike's novels features the continuation of the renowned Rabbit saga and two wickedly funny satires set in the charged realms of sex, politics, and family. The third volume in our five-volume selected edition of the novels of John Updike includes three books: The Coup, one of Updike's most outlandish satires, set in
April 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Library of America | 950 Pages |
$45.00
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OCTAVIA E. BUTLER: KINDRED, FLEDGLING, COLLECTED STORIES (LOA #338)

Written by Butler, Octavia
The definitive edition of the complete works of the grand dame of American science fiction begins with this volume gathering two novels and her collected stories An original and eerily prophetic writer, Octavia E. Butler used the conventions of science fiction to explore the dangerous legacy of racism in America in harrowingly personal terms.
January 19, 2021 | Hardcover | Library of America | 790 Pages |
$35.00
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WOMEN'S LIBERATION!: FEMINIST WRITINGS THAT INSPIRED A REVOLUTION & STILL CAN

Two pioneering feminists present a groundbreaking collection recovering a generation's revolutionary insights for today When Betty Friedan published The Feminine Mystique in 1963, the book exploded into women's consciousness.
February 16, 2021 | Hardcover | Library of America | 592 Pages |
$39.95
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MAN WHO LIVED UNDERGROUND

Written by Wright, Richard
A major literary event: an explosive, previously unpublished novel from the 1940s by the legendary author of Native Son and Black Boy Fred Daniels, a Black man, is picked up by the police after a brutal double murder and tortured until he confesses to a crime he did not commit.
April 20, 2021 | Hardcover | Library of America |
$22.95

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