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Patty Diphusa and Other Writings

By: Almodovar, Pedro

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Faber & Faber: 1992

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 029476

ISBN: 0571129161

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked "gift quality" of the collected works of filmmaker Pedro Almodovar. "Colourful, raunchy and camp, Patty Diphusa is an essential companion to Almodovar's films and a testimonial to Spain's flourishign popular culture." View more info

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Soundings

By: Anita Brookner

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harvill Press: 1998

Seller ID: 030371

ISBN: 1860463886

Condition: As New


"A collection of essays and articles on art and literature, written over the course of the last twenty-five years by a writer who has earned recognition as much for her academic status as for the accomplishment of her literary career." An unmarked copy. View more info

Avril : being essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth and Co.: 1910

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 027208

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth boards in very good condition. blind stamped logo to fornt panel, gilt title to spine clear and bright. PO sticker front pastedown, endpapers and fore-edges tanned, B & W frontis "The Beauty of this World" intact and clear. A lovely copy. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Faber & Faber, Limited: 2005

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 025255

ISBN: 0571228305

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

On Grief and Reason : Essays

By: Brodsky, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1997

Seller ID: 023682

ISBN: 0140250573

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked, no creasing to spine, pages lightly tanned. View more info

Would You Suggest Writing as a Career? Cover story in London Magazine February/March 1974 Volume 13/Number 6

By: Bukowski, Charles; Ross, Alan (editor)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, London Magazine: 1974

Seller ID: 026533

Condition: Very Good


144 page magazine of which this 12 page Bukowski essay is the cover story, with the author featuring on front panel. Internally unmarked, pages lightly tanned, faint crease to lower right corner front panel. Other authors in this issue include David Pownall, G. G. Marquez, David Mladinov and Neilson Graham. View more info

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Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands

By: Chabon, Michael

Price: $28.00

Publisher: San Francisco, McSweeney's: 2008

Seller ID: 031558

ISBN: 1932416897

Condition: As New


Beautifully produced with a decorative die-cut dust jacket. The 16 essays include Thoughts on the Modern Short Story, Thoughts on the Death of Will Eisner; Dark Adventure: On Cormac McCarthy's The Road, Fan Fictions: On Sherlock Holmes - and much more. He talks about books that straddle the line between literature and genre fiction - the "Borderlands" of the title. View more info

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By: Charmian Clift

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031612

ISBN: 0207174938

Condition: Very Good


First published 1965, this edition published 1992. Internally unmarked, some pages age tanned. In 1964, after 14 years abroad, Charmian Clift began writing a weekly newspaper column for the "Sydney Morning Herald". Her column developed such a large readership that in 1965 this selection of her pieces was published. View more info

Trouble in Lotus Land : Essays 1964-1967

By: Clift, Charmian; Wheatley, Nadia (edited & Introduced by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031061

ISBN: 0207166226

Condition: Very Good


"Trouble in Lotus Land is both informative and a delight to read, and presents some of the lost work of one of Australia's finest and most popular prose writers." An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. Other Charmian Clift titles available, please email for full details. View more info

Inner Workings : Literary Essays 2000-2005

By: Coetzee, J. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030506

ISBN: 1741668352

Condition: As New


A brand new unmarked copy. "Coetzee the critic is every bit as good as Coetzee the novelist." (Irish Times). View more info

Embracing the Future (English and Japanese Edition)

By: Daisaku Ikeda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan Times,The,: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027622

ISBN: 4789013162

Condition: Nr. Fine


Contains English and Japanese versions of essays by Daisaku Ikeda that first appeared in the English-language newspaper The Japan Times Between September 2003 and January 2008. In excellent, unmarked condition complete with original promotional band and blue ribbon marker. View more info

Chronicles of a Liquid Society

By: Eco, Umberto

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harvill Secker: 2017

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 031114

ISBN: 1911215310

Condition: As New


An unmarked apparently unread copy in excellent condition. "He brilliantly exposes all that is absurd and paradoxical in contemporary behaviour. Eco's irony is disarming, his cleverless dazzling." View more info

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Hot And Cold: essays poems lyrics notebooks pictures fiction

By: Hell, Richard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Powerhouse Books: 2001

Edition: Stated First edition/first Printing

Seller ID: 029119

ISBN: 1576870820

Condition: As New


An unmarked "gift quality" book in excellent condition. View more info

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And Yet...: Essays

By: Hitchens, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 029575

ISBN: 1476772061

Condition: Brand New


A brand new unmarked book. "With this posthumous volume, his reputation and his readers will continue to grow." View more info

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Higher Gossip : Essays and Criticism

By: John Updike

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 2012

Edition: First U.K Edition

Seller ID: 030799

ISBN: 024114552X

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Mr. Updike has established himself as a major and enduring critical writers; indeed as the pre-eminent critic of his generation." (The New York Times) View more info

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Farther Away: Essays

By: Jonathan Franzen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031005

ISBN: 0374153574

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked "gift quality" copy. View more info

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The Best Australian Essays 2012

By: Koval, Ramona (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc.: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029835

ISBN: 1863955798

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked apparently unread copy. Contributors include Helen Garner, Peter Robb, David Marr, Gillian Mears and many more. View more info

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The Best Australian Essays 2013

By: Manne, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Black Inc.: 2013

Seller ID: 029682

ISBN: 1863956255

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages. View more info

Against Everything: On Dishonest Times

By: Mark Greif

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Verso Books: 2016

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 031464

ISBN: 178478592X

Condition: Nr. Fine


PO name/date but otherwise unmarked and apparently unread. "A thought-provoking study and essential guide to the vicissitudes of everyday life under twenty-first-century capitalism." View more info

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The Second Plane: September 11: Terror and Boredom

By: Martin Amis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2008

Edition: First North American Edition

Seller ID: 031446

ISBN: 1400044545

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. "Martin AAmis here gathers fourteen pieces that constitute an evolving, provocative, and insightful examination of the most momentous event of our time." View more info