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New York: Granta, 1996. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Fine in illustrated wraps. In June, 1996 Granta magazine named its top 20 American novelists under the age of 40. There were some surprises, but the selection set off a wave of publicity and focused increased interest in many of the writers. This issue is signed by: Sherman Alexie, Jeffrey Eugenides, Edwidge Danticat and Jonathan Franzen who also has drawn horns and eyeglasses on his portrait. Signed by the author.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1962. Hardcover. First British edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Darkening to the jacket spine, some wear to the extremities and some toning to the white jacket. An excellent copy with the price of 30s. net is present on the jacket flap. Small bookstore stamp on front pastedown. Grass's first novel was one of the most acclaimed post World War II literary landmarks in Germany. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1999. Signed by Grass on the bookplate laid into the book. Signed by the author.
New York: Random House, 2015. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Strong reviews and lots of chatter about this book focusing on a marriage that comes unraveled. A finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Fiction as well as the 2015 Kirkus Prize for Fiction. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Knopf, 2015. Hardcover. Limited edition. A fine book without dust jacket, as issued. A highly praised debut novel, a portrait of New York City in the 1970s. Strong reviews for the book. Signed by the the author on the title page. Housed in special, black, pictorial slipcase. Part of the Powells Bookstore Indiespendable program. This is Indiespensable edition #56. Still in the original shrink-wrap. Comes with a small pamphlet containing an interview with with Garth Hallberg. Signed by the author.
New York: Random House, 2013. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. The newest novel by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Tinkers. Enon follows a year in the life of Charlie Crosby as he seeks to come to terms with a shattering loss. Signed by the author on the title page.
New York: Farrar Straus Cudahy, 1960. Hardcover. First edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Sunning to the head and foot of the spine of the book and foxing to the front and rear pastedown. Price clipped dust jacket with wear to the extremities and head and foot of the jacket spine. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. A collection of essays that ranged from Mary McCarthy and Williams James to Sherwood Anderson and Simon Beauvoir.
New York: Grove Press, 2016. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Harrison's last book, published just before his death in 2016. Signed by Harrison on a tipped-in page. One of an unknown number of tipped-in copies by the publisher. A collection of three novellas. Signed by the author.