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Product Description: "Skoog [is] fashioning a poetry that fluctuates and ripples as incessantly as open water." —Boston Review"Ed Skoog is a master of mischief and misdirection." —Prairie Schooner"Ed Skoog's poetry is so ambitious it takes my breath away...read more

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9781556595035 | Copper Canyon Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: "Skoog [is] fashioning a poetry that fluctuates and ripples as incessantly as open water.

By John Zheng (editor)

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9781496807427 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, August 1, 2016, cover price $55.00

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Product Description: Flannery O'Connor once noted, "The presence alone of Faulkner in our midst makes a great difference in what the writer can and cannot permit himself to do. Nobody wants his mule and wagon stalled on the same track the Dixie Limited is roaring down...read more
By M. Thomas Inge (editor)

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9781496803382 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, July 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Flannery O'Connor once noted, "The presence alone of Faulkner in our midst makes a great difference in what the writer can and cannot permit himself to do.

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Product Description: The third full-length collection by Julien Poirier, Out of Print is a truly bicoastal volume, reflecting the poet's years in New York as well as his return to his Bay Area roots. Consider it a meetinghouse between late New York School and contemporary California surrealism, a series of quips intercepted from America's underground poetry telegraph, or an absurdist mirror held up to consumerist culture...read more

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9780872867048 | City Lights Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The third full-length collection by Julien Poirier, Out of Print is a truly bicoastal volume, reflecting the poet's years in New York as well as his return to his Bay Area roots.

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Product Description: “Bellow’s nonfiction has the same strengths as his stories and novels: a dynamic responsiveness to character, place, and time (or era) . . . And you wonder—what other highbrow writer, or indeed lowbrow writer has such a reflexive grasp of the street, the machine, the law courts, the rackets?” —Martin Amis, The New York Times Book Review   One of the supreme fiction writers of the twentieth century, Nobel laureate Saul Bellow was also deeply insightful in his lesser-known roles as essayist, critic, and lecturer...read more
By Benjamin Taylor (editor)

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9780670016693 | Viking Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $35.00

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9780143108047 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, March 22, 2016), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: “Bellow’s nonfiction has the same strengths as his stories and novels: a dynamic responsiveness to character, place, and time (or era) .
9780373353057, titled "Tentacion Decisiva" | Harlequin Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $3.50 | also contains Tentacion Decisiva

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Product Description: America's Second City abounds in literary talent, and this anthology spotlights writers associated with Chicago as well as tales that take the Midwestern metropolis as their setting. Contributors include Richard Wright, Saul Bellow, James T...read more
By James Daley (editor)

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9780486802855 | Dover Pubns, March 15, 2016, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: America's Second City abounds in literary talent, and this anthology spotlights writers associated with Chicago as well as tales that take the Midwestern metropolis as their setting.

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Product Description: The seventeen narratives of The Common Lot and Other Stories, published in popular magazines across the United States between 1908 and 1921 and collected here for the first time, are driven by Emma Bell Miles’s singular vision of the mountain people of her home in southeastern Tennessee...read more

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9780804011730 | Swallow Pr, March 1, 2016, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The seventeen narratives of The Common Lot and Other Stories, published in popular magazines across the United States between 1908 and 1921 and collected here for the first time, are driven by Emma Bell Miles’s singular vision of the mountain people of her home in southeastern Tennessee.

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9780804011747 | Swallow Pr, March 1, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The seventeen narratives of The Common Lot and Other Stories, published in popular magazines across the United States between 1908 and 1921 and collected here for the first time, are driven by Emma Bell Miles’s singular vision of the mountain people of her home in southeastern Tennessee.

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9780385352512 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 30, 2014, cover price $30.00

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9780804170857 | Reprint edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 2016), cover price $26.00

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Product Description: "Frank Lima is an American Villon."—David Shapiro"Highly recommended for ­reasons that go beyond historical ­completeness."—Library Journal, starred review"This collection is not to be missed."—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewProtégé of Frank O'Hara, Kenneth Koch, and Allen Ginsberg, Frank Lima (1939-2013) was the only Latino member of the New York School during its historical heyday...read more

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9780872866676 | City Lights Books, January 12, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "Frank Lima is an American Villon.

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Product Description: These essays examine issues across the wide arc of Faulkner’s extraordinary career, from his aesthetic apprenticeship in the visual arts, to late-career engagements with the Cold War, the civil rights movement, and beyond, to the place of death in his artistic vision and the long, varied afterlives he and his writings have enjoyed in literature and popular culture...read more
By Ann J. Abadie (editor)

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9781496803962 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 4, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: These essays examine issues across the wide arc of Faulkner’s extraordinary career, from his aesthetic apprenticeship in the visual arts, to late-career engagements with the Cold War, the civil rights movement, and beyond, to the place of death in his artistic vision and the long, varied afterlives he and his writings have enjoyed in literature and popular culture.

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Product Description: Where do you begin with a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? Here--with a carefully considered selection of his extraordinary body of work, chosen by a range of great writers, critics, and those who worked with him most closely...read more

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9780316182393 | Little Brown & Co, November 11, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Where do you begin with a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace?

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9780316182409 | Back Bay Books, December 1, 2015, cover price $24.99 | also contains The David Foster Wallace Reader | About this edition: Where do you begin with a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace?
9780516416229, titled "Health" | Reprint edition (Childrens Pr, January 1, 1987), cover price $3.95 | also contains Health, The David Foster Wallace Reader | About this edition: An easy-to-read discussion of what your body needs to remain healthy.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781478983064 | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, November 11, 2014), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Where do you begin with a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace?

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Product Description: From the inimitable veteran New Yorker journalist Lillian Ross—a stunning collection of Ross’s iconic New Yorker pieces.A staff writer for The New Yorker since 1945, Lillian Ross is one of the few journalists who worked for both the magazine’s founding editor, Harold Ross, and its current editor, David Remnick...read more
By David Remnick (foreword by) and Lillian Ross

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9781501116001 | Scribner, October 27, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From the inimitable veteran New Yorker journalist Lillian Ross—a stunning collection of Ross’s iconic New Yorker pieces.

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Product Description: In Writers, great American storyteller Barry Gifford paints portraits of famous writers caught in imaginary vulnerable moments in their lives. In prose that is funny, grotesque, and a touch brutal, Gifford shows these writers at their most human, which is to say at their worst: they are liars, frauds, lousy lovers, and drunks...read more

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9781609806491 | Seven Stories Pr, November 3, 2015, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In Writers, great American storyteller Barry Gifford paints portraits of famous writers caught in imaginary vulnerable moments in their lives.

To celebrate the centennial of his birth, the collected plays of America’s greatest twentieth-century dramatist in a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition In the history of postwar American art and politics, Arthur Miller casts a long shadow as a playwright of stunning range and power whose works held up a mirror to America and its shifting values. The Penguin Arthur Miller celebrates Miller’s creative and intellectual legacy by bringing together the breadth of his plays, which span the decades from the 1930s to the new millennium. From his quiet debut, The Man Who Had All the Luck, and All My Sons, the follow-up that established him as a major talent, to career hallmarks like The Crucible and Death of a Salesman, and later works like Mr. Peters’ Connections and Resurrection Blues, the range and courage of Miller’s moral and artistic vision are here on full display.Including eighteen plays—some known by all and others that will come as discoveries to many readers—The Penguin Arthur Miller is a collectible treasure for fans of Miller’s drama and an indispensable resource for students of the theatre.The Penguin Arthur Miller includes: The Man Who Had All the Luck, All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, An Enemy of the People, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge, After the Fall, Incident at Vichy, The Price, The Creation of the World and Other Business, The Archbishop’s Ceiling, The American Clock, Playing for Time, The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, The Last Yankee, Broken Glass, Mr. Peters’ Connections, and Resurrection Blues. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
By Arthur Miller and Lynn Nottage (foreword by)

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9780143107781 | Slp deluxe edition (Penguin Classics, December 8, 2015), cover price $150.00

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9780143107774 | Penguin Classics, October 13, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: To celebrate the centennial of his birth, the collected plays of America’s greatest twentieth-century dramatist in a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition In the history of postwar American art and politics, Arthur Miller casts a long shadow as a playwright of stunning range and power whose works held up a mirror to America and its shifting values.

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Product Description: Though John Updike is widely known as one of America’s greatest writers of prose, both his first book and his last were poetry collections, and in the fifty years between he published six other volumes of verse. Now, six years after his death, Christopher Carduff has selected the best from Updike’s lifework in poetry: 129 witty and intimate poems that, when read together in the order of their composition, take on the quality of an unfolding verse-diary...read more
By Brad Leithauser (introduced by)

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9781101875223 | Reprint edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 13, 2015), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Though John Updike is widely known as one of America’s greatest writers of prose, both his first book and his last were poetry collections, and in the fifty years between he published six other volumes of verse.

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Hannah Webster Foster (1758-1840) was an American novelist. In the 1770s she began writing political articles for Boston newspapers. Her epistolary novel, The Coquette; or, The History of Eliza Wharton, was published anonymously in 1797. In 1798, she published The Boarding School; or, Lessons of a Preceptress to Her Pupils, a commentary on female education in the United States.

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9781421992839, titled "Coquette or the History of Eliza Wharton" | Indypublish.Com, March 30, 2006, cover price $77.99
9781414233048 | Indypublish.Com, December 30, 2004, cover price $95.99

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9780486796192, titled "The Coquette: Or, the History of Eliza Wharton" | Dover Pubns, September 16, 2015, cover price $3.50
9781409951599, titled "The Coquette; Or, the History of Eliza Wharton" | Dodo Pr, November 15, 2008, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Hannah Webster Foster (1758-1840) was an American novelist.
9781421992846, titled "Coquette or the History of Eliza Wharton" | Indypublish.Com, March 30, 2006, cover price $71.99

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Product Description: This wide-ranging collection of romantic tales features an international array of authors, including Sherwood Anderson, Alexander Pushkin, Anthony Trollope, and Giovanni Verga. In addition to new translations, the anthology features less-familiar stories not routinely found in similar compilations...read more
By Bob Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486793825 | Dover Pubns, April 20, 2016, cover price $5.00 | About this edition: This wide-ranging collection of romantic tales features an international array of authors, including Sherwood Anderson, Alexander Pushkin, Anthony Trollope, and Giovanni Verga.

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Product Description: *2016 Edgar Award Finalist**2016 Anthony Award Finalist**2016 Macavity Award Finalist*In 1970, Ross Macdonald wrote a letter to Eudora Welty, beginning a thirteen-year correspondence between fellow writers and kindred spirits. Though separated by background, geography, genre, and his marriage, the two authors shared their lives in witty, wry, tender, and at times profoundly romantic letters, each drawing on the other for inspiration, comfort, and strength...read more
By Tom Nolan (editor)

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9781628725278 | Arcade Pub, July 14, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: *2016 Edgar Award Finalist**2016 Anthony Award Finalist**2016 Macavity Award Finalist*In 1970, Ross Macdonald wrote a letter to Eudora Welty, beginning a thirteen-year correspondence between fellow writers and kindred spirits.

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9780387133850, titled "Lie Group Representations III" | Springer Verlag, October 1, 1984, cover price $59.95 | also contains Lie Group Representations III

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Product Description: Featuring the legendary and groundbreaking poem “Howl,” this remarkable volume showcases a selection of Allen Ginsberg’s poems, songs, essays, letters, journals, and interviews and contains sixteen pages of his personal photographs...read more

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9780062362285 | Perennial, May 26, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Featuring the legendary and groundbreaking poem “Howl,” this remarkable volume showcases a selection of Allen Ginsberg’s poems, songs, essays, letters, journals, and interviews and contains sixteen pages of his personal photographs.

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9780387111513, titled "Combinatoric and Graph Theory" | Springer Verlag, February 1, 1982, cover price $27.00 | also contains Combinatoric and Graph Theory

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Product Description: More than ten years in the making, this volume of 87 new poems by Steve Luttrell, former poet laureate of Portland, Maine, conjures the beauty of the New England Coast and the enduring power of nature. In sparse, accessible verse, the poet evokes the wild Maine landscape--the rocks and wildlife, the shifting planets, and the surging waters--at the same time that he casts an observant eye on his fellow creatures...read more

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9781583948941 | North Atlantic Books, May 19, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: More than ten years in the making, this volume of 87 new poems by Steve Luttrell, former poet laureate of Portland, Maine, conjures the beauty of the New England Coast and the enduring power of nature.

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Product Description: This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary
By Carolyn Sigler (editor)

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9780787696511 | Gale Group, March 11, 2015, cover price $363.00 | About this edition: This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars.

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Product Description: From one of the most ferociously brilliant and distinctive young voices in literary nonfiction: a debut shot through with violence, comedy, and feverish intensity that takes us on an odyssey into an American netherworld, exposing a raw personal journey along the way...read more

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9780385352307 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 10, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From one of the most ferociously brilliant and distinctive young voices in literary nonfiction: a debut shot through with violence, comedy, and feverish intensity that takes us on an odyssey into an American netherworld, exposing a raw personal journey along the way.

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Product Description: "I am loving these Dover editions. Informative and interesting. I highly recommend them, and hope they continue to publish titles like these." — Januarygray.netNovelist, journalist, and social activist Jack London (1876–1916) rose from abject poverty to international fame as the bestselling, highest-paid, and most popular author of his era...read more

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9780486791166 | Dover Pubns, February 18, 2015, cover price $6.00 | About this edition: "I am loving these Dover editions.

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