London, England: Secker & Warburg, 1963. First Printing. Hardcover. “LEONARD COHEN writes: ‘I was born in Montreal in 1934. I studied at McGill and Columbia Universities. Lived in London as a Lord, pursuing the fair, my accent opening the tightest Georgian palaces where I flourished dark and magnificent as Othello. In Oslo, where I existed in a Nazi poster. In Cuba, the only tourist in Havana, perhaps in the world.....[Item #4751]
TMB HOLIDAY SALE, PT. 2 || The Excessively Gift-able
Below, you'll find the FINAL segment of our annual, TWO PART Holiday Sale-&-Feature, featuring a suite of items we unhesitatingly declare to be "excessively gift-able" -- in a price range friendly to most all wallets, and sacrificing nothing in the way of content or desirability.
ALL ON SALE for 10-30% OFF THROUGH DECEMBER!
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San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 1970. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. The text of a speech delivered by French avant-garde playwright, novelist & activist Jean Genet (1910-1986) on May Day (May 1), 1970, at Yale University, on behalf of the Black Panther Party & its then-jailed founder Bobby Seale. Genet had participated with William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg & others in the protests at Chicago during the Democratic National Convention.....[Item #4398]
New York, NY: Random House, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. "...Letting go is Philip Roth's first full-length work and easily justifies the expectation aroused after the publication of his first book, Goodbye, Columbus, a work that won an array of prizes culminating in the National Book Award for the most distinguished work of fiction in 1960. In Letting Go, Mr. Roth has brought his wit and insight to bear on a......[Item #5112]
New York, NY: Random House, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. "When She was Good is the story- at once satiric and serious- of Lucy Nelson, a Midwestern girl who believes herself to be the moral superior of her family and friends, and of how she and those around her are destroyed when she sets out to prove that in matters of right and wrong she is the ultimate authority. Lucy's special.....[Item #5128]
New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc., 1982. Book Club. Hardcover. "It was in the 1960s and 1970s- those "purple decades"- that Tom Wolfe rose to fame as one of the late-twentieth-century pioneers of American literature. He became the foremost chronicler of the gaudiest period in American history, much of which is spread out before us in these selections from nine of his books. Wolfe's innovations in style, his.....[Item #3605]