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Product Description: The early fiction of one of the nation’s most celebrated writers, Truman Capote, as he takes his first bold steps into the canon of American literatureRecently rediscovered in the archives of the New York Public Library, these short stories provide an unparalleled look at Truman Capote writing in his teens and early twenties, before he penned such classics as Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and In Cold Blood...read more
By Hilton Als (foreword by)

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9780812998221 | Random House Inc, October 27, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The early fiction of one of the nation’s most celebrated writers, Truman Capote, as he takes his first bold steps into the canon of American literatureRecently rediscovered in the archives of the New York Public Library, these short stories provide an unparalleled look at Truman Capote writing in his teens and early twenties, before he penned such classics as Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and In Cold Blood.

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9780812987690 | Modern Library, September 6, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The early fiction of one of the nation’s most celebrated writers, Truman Capote, as he takes his first bold steps into the canon of American literatureRecently rediscovered in the archives of the New York Public Library, these short stories provide an unparalleled look at Truman Capote writing in his teens and early twenties, before he penned such classics as Other Voices, Other Rooms, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and In Cold Blood.

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Product Description: This collector’s edition of Peter Schlesinger’s A Photographic Memory 1968–1989, limited to 30 copies, includes the book and a C-print photograph titled "The Deck at La Piscine Deligny," signed and numbered by the artist. Schlesinger’s remarkable journey began in 1966 when, as an 18-year-old student at UCLA, he met David Hockney...read more

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9788862084598 | Limited edition (Damiani Editore, February 23, 2016), cover price $500.00 | About this edition: This collector’s edition of Peter Schlesinger’s A Photographic Memory 1968–1989, limited to 30 copies, includes the book and a C-print photograph titled "The Deck at La Piscine Deligny," signed and numbered by the artist.

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Product Description: The work of Jennie C. Jones (born 1968) spans multiple mediums, from paintings, sculptures and works on paper to audio collages and immersive sound installations. Jones employs the visual languages of abstraction and minimalism to draw out the parallels and disjunctions between the history of modernism and the history of African American music, particularly jazz...read more
By Hilton Als (contributor), Huey Copeland (contributor), George E. Lewis (contributor) and Valerie Cassel Oliver

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9781941366080 | Gregory R Miller & Co, January 26, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The work of Jennie C.

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Product Description: Robert Gober rose to prominence in the mid-1980s and was quickly acknowledged as one of the most significant artists of his generation. Early in his career, he made deceptively simple sculptures of everyday objects--beginning with sinks and moving on to domestic furniture such as playpens, beds and doors...read more
By Hilton Als, Claudia Carson (contributor), Robert Gober and Ann Temkin (editor)

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9780870709463 | Museum of Modern Art, October 31, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Robert Gober rose to prominence in the mid-1980s and was quickly acknowledged as one of the most significant artists of his generation.

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Product Description: “The read of the year.” —Junot DíazWhite Girls, Hilton Als’s first book since The Women 16 years ago, finds one of The New Yorker's boldest cultural critics deftly weaving together his brilliant analyses of literature, art, and music with fearless insights on race, gender, and history...read more

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9781936365814 | McSweeneys Books, November 5, 2013, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: White Girls, Hilton Als’s first book since The Women fourteen years ago, finds one of The New Yorker's boldest cultural critics deftly weaving together his brilliant analyses of literature, art, and music with fearless insights on race, gender, and history.

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9781940450254 | McSweeneys Books, August 5, 2014, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “The read of the year.

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Product Description: On the occasion of a major exhibition, performance, and film premiere, this book considers Matthew Barney's epic seven-year project, an odyssey of death and its mythologies. This long-awaited volume documents the full breadth of this ambitious new project, the first major series by the artist since the legendary Cremaster cycle...read more
By Hilton Als (contributor)

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9780847842582 | Skira, September 2, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: On the occasion of a major exhibition, performance, and film premiere, this book considers Matthew Barney's epic seven-year project, an odyssey of death and its mythologies.

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Product Description: One of the leading artists of her generation, Lorna Simpson (born 1960) came to prominence in the mid-1980s through her photographic and textual works that challenged conventional attitudes toward race, gender and cultural memory with a potent mixture of formal elegance and conceptual rigor...read more

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9780934324632 | Aspen Art Museum, November 30, 2013, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: One of the leading artists of her generation, Lorna Simpson (born 1960) came to prominence in the mid-1980s through her photographic and textual works that challenged conventional attitudes toward race, gender and cultural memory with a potent mixture of formal elegance and conceptual rigor.

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Product Description: Peter Doig is well known for the exotic atmospheres and dreamy narratives that appear in his work. With an uncommonly rich color palette and a unique material sensibility, he has created some of the most resonant and evocative images in contemporary painting, placing him among the most inventive painters working today...read more
By Hilton Als (contributor), Stephane Aquin (contributor), Angus Cook (contributor) and Keith Hartley (contributor)

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9783775737234 | Hatje Cantz Pub, October 31, 2013, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Peter Doig is well known for the exotic atmospheres and dreamy narratives that appear in his work.

By Hilton Als (contributor)

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9780300168471 | Whitney Museum of Art, April 26, 2011, cover price $65.00

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Product Description: Places for the Spirit is a stunning collection of over 80 documentary photographs of African American folk gardens — and their creators — in the Deep South (Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina)...read more
By Hilton Als (foreword by) and Vaughn Sills (photographer)

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9781595340641 | Trinity Univ Pr, August 31, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Places for the Spirit is a stunning collection of over 80 documentary photographs of African American folk gardens — and their creators — in the Deep South (Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina).

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By Hilton Als (foreword by)

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9780810995284 | Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 2009, cover price $37.50

An exploration of the relationship between black and Jewish intellectual communities through the life and writings of James Baldwin focuses on Baldwin's opinion of such Jewish literary luminaries as Bernard Malamud, his relationships with various Jewish publishers, and his associations with black intellectuals.

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9780374210373 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 1, 2017, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: An exploration of the relationship between black and Jewish intellectual communities through the life and writings of James Baldwin focuses on Baldwin's opinion of such Jewish literary luminaries as Bernard Malamud, his relationships with various Jewish publishers, and his associations with black intellectuals.

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Product Description: This comprehensive monograph illuminates Wilcox's work in collaged movie and television footage and handmade animation--mythical romantic mini-narratives--with essays from Johanna Burton and New Yorker critic Hilton Als. Wilcox shoots in Super 8, both original footage and preexisting film from a video monitor, transfers his work to video for editing, and then to 16 millimeter for presentation...read more
By Hilton Als, Johanna Burton and T. J. Wilcox (illustrator)

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9783905701968 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, March 1, 2007, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This comprehensive monograph illuminates Wilcox's work in collaged movie and television footage and handmade animation--mythical romantic mini-narratives--with essays from Johanna Burton and New Yorker critic Hilton Als.

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By Hilton Als (contributor), Okwui Enwezor and Helaine Posner (foreword by)

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9780810955486 | Harry N Abrams Inc, May 1, 2006, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: In one of An-My Le's photographs of American Marines training for Iraq in the Mojave desert, a group of barrels is marked with the phrase “Do Not Shoot.” Obviously, the photographer didn't heed this warning, and the result is the most recent, timely series inof images in this compelling first monograph...read more

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9781931788823 | Aperture, October 15, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In one of An-My Le's photographs of American Marines training for Iraq in the Mojave desert, a group of barrels is marked with the phrase “Do Not Shoot.

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An illustrated collection of the most significant writings on the Oscar- and Grammy-winning hip-hop star covers such topics as his controversial activities and belief systems, achievements as a white star in a predominantly black genre, relationships with fellow performers, and film career. Original.
By Hilton Als (editor) and Darryl A. Turner (editor)

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9781560255345 | Da Capo Pr, November 6, 2003, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A collection of writings on hip-hop star covers such topics as his controversial activities and belief systems, achievements as a white star in a predominantly black genre, relationships with fellow performers, and film career.

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Product Description: With Contributions by Dorothy Allison, John Berger, Mark Doty, Mary Gordon, bell hooks, Alfred Kazin, August Wilson, and othersFor the contributors to Drawing Us In, visual art makes us see what we haven't seen before; it surprises, transforms, and comforts us...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Hilton Als (foreword by), Deborah Chasman (editor) and Edna Chiang (editor)

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9780807066072 | Beacon Pr, April 13, 2001, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: With Contributions by Dorothy Allison, John Berger, Mark Doty, Mary Gordon, bell hooks, Alfred Kazin, August Wilson, and othersFor the contributors to Drawing Us In, visual art makes us see what we haven't seen before; it surprises, transforms, and comforts us.

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A portrait of the song 'Strange Fruit,' written by Abel Meeropol and describing a racial lynching in the South, which was recorded by legendary singer Billie Holiday in 1939, examines the influence of the song on the growth of the Civil Rights Movement and traces the lives of singer Billie Holiday and songwriter Abel Meeropol. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
By Hilton Als (foreword by) and David Margolick

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9780060959562 | Perennial, February 1, 2001, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: A portrait of 'Strange Fruit,' a song describing a racial lynching in the South which was recorded by Billie Holiday in 1939, examines the influence of the song on the growth of the civil rights movement.

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Gruesome photographs document the victims of lynchings and the society that allowed mob violence (view table of contents)

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9780944092699 | Twin Palms Pub, January 1, 2000, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Gruesome photographs document the victims of lynchings and the society that allowed mob violence

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Product Description: This is the first monograph by controversial performance artist and model for Lucien Freud, Leigh Bowery. His work and personality cross the lines between the art world, the fashion world and the underground club scene - as seen by the contributors. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Hilton Als (introduced by) and Robert Violette (editor)

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9781900828048 | Violette Ltd, November 1, 1998, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This is the first monograph by controversial performance artist and model for Lucien Freud, Leigh Bowery.

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A series of portraits analyzes the role that sexual and racial identity have played in the lives and work of the writer's subjects

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9780374292058 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 1, 1996, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: A series of portraits analyzes the role that sexual and racial identity has played in the lives and work of the writer's subjects

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9780374525293 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 1998, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A series of portraits analyzes the role that sexual and racial identity have played in the lives and work of the writer's subjects

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Product Description: Our Town: Images and Stories from the Museum of the City of New York [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1997] Museum of City of New York
By Hilton Als (editor)

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9780910961097 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 1, 1997, cover price $10.01 | About this edition: Our Town: Images and Stories from the Museum of the City of New York [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1997] Museum of City of New York
9780810936980 | Harry N Abrams Inc, September 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Our Town is published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Museum of the City of New York and the centennial of the consolidation of the city's five boroughs, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.

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A tie-in to an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art explores Andy Warhol's impact on the fashion industry and the art world as a whole throughout the years, complete with photographs of his department store displays, his silkscreen portraits, and more.
By Hilton Als (editor), Mark Francis (editor) and Margery King (editor)

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9780821224762 | Bulfinch Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Shows examples of how Warhol's art from various periods of his career influenced the fashion industry

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