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Product Description: Why are books so very powerful? What do the books we’ve read over our lives—our own personal libraries—make of us? What does the unraveling of our tradition of public libraries, so hard-won but now in jeopardy, say about us? The stories in Ali Smith’s new collection are about what we do with books and what they do with us: how they travel with us; how they shock us, change us, challenge us, banish time while making us older, wiser and ageless all at once; how they remind us to pay attention to the world we make...read more

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9781101973042 | Anchor Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Why are books so very powerful?

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By Ali Smith (photographer)

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9780373613281, titled "Slow Death" | Harlequin Books, June 1, 1987, cover price $2.75 | also contains Slow Death | About this edition: good shape

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Product Description: Captain O is a pirate with a heart of gold. Read his adventures as he sails the seven seas, has adventures on land and sea and in space, often having to choose between making a friend or making a fortune. Captain O and the mermaid is the first book in a series of 20.

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9781503096424 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 19, 2014, cover price $9.50 | About this edition: Captain O is a pirate with a heart of gold.

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Product Description: MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALISTWINNER OF THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONWINNER OF THE 2014 GOLDSMITHS PRIZEWINNER OF THE 2014 COSTA NOVEL AWARD WINNER OF THE SALTIRE LITERARY BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDA Best Book of the Year: NPR, Financial TimesPassionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith’s novels are like nothing else...read more

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9780375424106 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, December 2, 2014), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZEWINNER OF THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONWINNER OF THE 2014 GOLDSMITHS PRIZEWINNER OF THE 2014 COSTA NOVEL AWARD WINNER OF THE SALTIRE LITERARY BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDA Best Book of the Year: NPR, Financial TimesPassionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith’s novels are like nothing else.
9780241145210 | Gardners Books, August 28, 2014, cover price $26.30 | About this edition: 1st UK ed.

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9780307275257 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, October 13, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALISTWINNER OF THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONWINNER OF THE 2014 GOLDSMITHS PRIZEWINNER OF THE 2014 COSTA NOVEL AWARD WINNER OF THE SALTIRE LITERARY BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDA Best Book of the Year: NPR, Financial TimesPassionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith’s novels are like nothing else.

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Product Description: “A stimulating combination of literary criticism, essay, and fiction” (The New Yorker) from the incomparable Ali SmithArtful is a celebration of literature’s worth in and to the world—it is about the things art can do, the things art is made of, and the quicksilver nature of all artfulness...read more

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9781594204869 | Penguin Pr, January 24, 2013, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The incomparable Ali Smith melds the tale and the essay into a magical hybrid form, a song of praise to the power of stories in our livesIn February 2012, the novelist Ali Smith delivered the Weidenfeld lectures on European comparative literature at St.
9780241145401 | Gardners Books, November 1, 2012, cover price $32.20 | also contains Artful

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9780143124498 | Penguin USA, February 4, 2014, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: “A stimulating combination of literary criticism, essay, and fiction” (The New Yorker) from the incomparable Ali SmithArtful is a celebration of literature’s worth in and to the world—it is about the things art can do, the things art is made of, and the quicksilver nature of all artfulness.

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9780241145401 | Gardners Books, November 1, 2012, cover price $32.20 | also contains Artful

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9781622311835 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, May 21, 2013), cover price $24.95

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Product Description: When a dinner-party guest named Miles locks himself in an upstairs room and refuses to come out, he sets off a media frenzy. He also sets in motion a mesmerizing puzzle of a novel, one that harnesses acrobatic verbal playfulness to a truly affecting story...read more

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9780307275240 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, July 24, 2012), cover price $15.00 | also contains There but for the | About this edition: When a dinner-party guest named Miles locks himself in an upstairs room and refuses to come out, he sets off a media frenzy.

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Product Description: When a dinner-party guest named Miles locks himself in an upstairs room and refuses to come out, he sets off a media frenzy. He also sets in motion a mesmerizing puzzle of a novel, one that harnesses acrobatic verbal playfulness to a truly affecting story...read more

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9780307275240 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, July 24, 2012), cover price $15.00 | also contains There But For The | About this edition: When a dinner-party guest named Miles locks himself in an upstairs room and refuses to come out, he sets off a media frenzy.

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9781611746167 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, September 21, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: At a dinner party in the posh London suburb of Greenwich, Miles Garth suddenly leaves the table midway through the meal, locks himself in an upstairs room, and refuses to leave.

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Product Description: From the award-winning author of Hotel World and The Accidental, a dazzling, funny, and wonderfully exhilarating new novel. At a dinner party in the posh London suburb of Greenwich, Miles Garth suddenly leaves the table midway through the meal, locks himself in an upstairs room, and refuses to leave...read more

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9780375424090 | Pantheon Books, September 13, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From the award-winning author of Hotel World and The Accidental, a dazzling, funny, and wonderfully exhilarating new novel.

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Product Description: Since she first emerged in the early 1990s as a member of a generation later tagged “the Young British Artists,” Tracey Emin (born 1963) has made art that takes as its starting point the most harrowing and intimate details of her personal history...read more

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9781853322938 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, August 31, 2011, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Since she first emerged in the early 1990s as a member of a generation later tagged “the Young British Artists,” Tracey Emin (born 1963) has made art that takes as its starting point the most harrowing and intimate details of her personal history.

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Product Description: A New York Review Books Original Winner of the 2009 Bernard Shaw Prize for Translation Fair Play is the type of love story that is rarely told, a revelatory depiction of contentment, hard-won and exhilarating.  Mari is a writer and Jonna is an artist, and they live at opposite ends of a big apartment building, their studios connected by a long attic passageway...read more
By Tove Jansson, Ali Smith (introduced by) and Thomas Teal (trans)

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9781590173787 | New York Review of Books, March 15, 2011, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A New York Review Books Original Winner of the 2009 Bernard Shaw Prize for Translation Fair Play is the type of love story that is rarely told, a revelatory depiction of contentment, hard-won and exhilarating.

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Product Description: When Katia leaves her native Poland for the more permissive world of 1960s London, she finds herself trying to cope with situations she had never dreamed of―a dreary job at a women’s magazine, a solitary friendship with an embittered homosexual, and a strange relationship with Harry and Don, old friends who are entirely different from each other...read more
By Ali Smith (foreword by)

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9780955960277 | Capuchin Classics, April 1, 2010, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When Katia leaves her native Poland for the more permissive world of 1960s London, she finds herself trying to cope with situations she had never dreamed of―a dreary job at a women’s magazine, a solitary friendship with an embittered homosexual, and a strange relationship with Harry and Don, old friends who are entirely different from each other.

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Product Description: A New York Review Books OriginalWinner of the Best Translated Book AwardDeception—the lies we tell ourselves and the lies we tell others—is the subject of this, Tove Jansson’s most unnerving and unpredictable novel. Here Jansson takes a darker look at the subjects that animate the best of her work, from her sensitive tale of island life, The Summer Book, to her famous Moomin stories: solitude and community, art and life, love and hate...read more
By Ali Smith (introduced by)

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9781590173299 | Original edition (New York Review of Books, December 8, 2009), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A New York Review Books OriginalWinner of the Best Translated Book AwardDeception—the lies we tell ourselves and the lies we tell others—is the subject of this, Tove Jansson’s most unnerving and unpredictable novel.

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*This distinguished volume of essays commemorates the work of Angela Carter. With a new introduction by Ali Smith
By Ali Smith (introduced by)

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9781844084715 | Virago Pr, May 1, 2009, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: *This distinguished volume of essays commemorates the work of Angela Carter.

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Product Description: From the award-winning author of The Accidental and Hotel World comes a sparkling, surprising collection of the writing she loves best — and without which she would not have become a writer.The Book Lover is a treasure trove of what Ali Smith has loved over the course of her reading life, in her twenties, as a teenager, as a child...read more

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9780307386083 | Anchor Books, December 2, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: From the award-winning author of The Accidental and Hotel World comes a sparkling, surprising collection of the writing she loves best — and without which she would not have become a writer.

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Product Description: From the Whitbread Award-winning author of The Accidental and Hotel World comes this stunning collection of stories set in a world of everyday dislocation, where people nevertheless find connection, mystery, and love. These tales are of ordinary but poignant beauty: at the pub, strangers regale each other with memories of Christmases past; lovers share tales over dinner about how they met, their former lovers, and each other; a woman even tells a story to her fourteen-year-old self...read more

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9780307377715, titled "The First Person And Other Stories: And Other Stories" | Pantheon Books, January 6, 2009, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In these energetic, exhilarating stories, Ali Smith portrays a world of everyday dislocation, where people nevertheless find connection, mystery, and love.
9780241144268, titled "First Person & Other Stories" | Gardners Books, October 2, 2008, cover price $28.65 | About this edition: NA

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9780307454850 | Anchor Books, January 12, 2010, cover price $14.95 | also contains The First Person: And Other Stories | About this edition: From the Whitbread Award-winning author of The Accidental and Hotel World comes this stunning collection of stories set in a world of everyday dislocation, where people nevertheless find connection, mystery, and love.

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The ghost of Sara Wilby, a chambermaid who falls to her death in the hotel dumbwaiter, brings together four other women--Lise, a disgruntled receptionist; Else, a homeless woman; Penny, a journalist; and Clare, Sara's distraught sister.

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9788420465241 | Italian edition edition (Alfaguara, S.A. Grupo Santillana,, July 1, 2007), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The ghost of Sara Wilby, a chambermaid who falls to her death in the hotel dumbwaiter, brings together four other women--Lise, a disgruntled receptionist; Else, a homeless woman; Penny, a journalist; and Clare, Sara's distraught sister.

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Product Description: Other Stories and Other Stories is a stunning collection of short stories from Ali Smith. Individually lucid and luminous, these formally inventive and exquisite tales resonate subtly together. In examining the distances and connections between ourselves and others, and lightly and expertly inching us closer to the bone, storytelling itself has never seemed so necessary, so moving or so joyous...read more

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9781862073265 | New edition (Granta Books, February 18, 2000), cover price $11.50 | About this edition: Other Stories and Other Stories is a stunning collection of short stories from Ali Smith.

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