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  • Blink by Andrea Badenoch 2001

    £10.00

    “It is 1962. The Beatles have released Love Me Do and John Glenn has orbited the Earth. But in this pit village in County Durham, everyone is looking back towards the traditions of the past…”  A First Edition by the Tyneside writer who died in 2004. Macmillan, 2001. 20.5cm by 13.5cm, 309 pages. Hardback in…

  • Cultural Affairs in Boston by John Wieners

    £15.00

    Black Sparrow Press, 1988. First paperback edition. 23cm by 15cm, 204 pages. Subtitled Poetry & Prose 1956-1985, this collection of writer, actor, stage manager and gay activist Wieners’ work is edited by Raymond Foye with a Preface by Robert Creeley. From the library of the late poet, publisher and editor Richard Caddell (1949-2003) with “Lancaster…

  • Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane

    £4.00

    Penguin, 1967. Penguin Classics. 18cm by 11cm 266 pages. Translated from German by Douglas Parmée. Condition: light edge-wear to covers, ink signature to inside of front cover, pages uniformly browned with age. Appears unread.  

  • Full House by M.J. Farrell (Molly Keane)

    £4.00

    Virago Press, 1988. Reprint. Virago Modern Classic Number 232. 20cm by 13cm 320 pages. Irish writer. Virago Modern Classics. Condition: page edges uniformly browned plus distinctive lush green cover edges a little worn with creasing towards spine on front cover. Very Good.

  • Granta 101, Spring 2008

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Jason Cowley and featuring Hilary Mantel, Annie Proulx, Douglas Coupland and more.21cm by 14.5cm 286 pages. Condition: Miniscule shelf-wear. Appears unread. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Granta 53, Spring 1996

    £3.00

    A paperback magazine of new writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue’s theme is News and features Zoe Heller, Gordon Burn, Fintan O’Toole and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: Crease down front cover and covers slightly yellowed with age. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask…

  • Granta 54, Summer 1996

    £3.00

    A Paperback magazine of new writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled The Best of Young American Novelists and features Jonathan Franzen, Jeffrey Eugenides, Fae Myenne Ng, Mona Simpson and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 320 pages. Condition: A few pages to the rear of the book have creasing to the bottom corner plus…

  • Granta 56, Winter 1996

    £3.00

    A Paperback Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled: What Happened to Us? Britain’s Valedictory Realism and features John Banville on Anthony Blunt plus Hilary Mantel, Hanif Kureishi, Philip Hensher, Fintan O’Toole and more.21cm by 14.5cm 254 pages. Condition: A Very Good clean copy. N.B. We have more copies of…

  • Granta 72, Winter 2000

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack and featuring Richard Ford, Olga Tokarczuk, Nik Cohn, A.L. Kennedy and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 254 pages. Condition: Clean contents but crease the spine of front cover. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Granta 73, Spring 2001

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled Necessary Journeys and features Ian McEwan on Dunkirk plus Decca Aitkenhead, Dayanita Singh, Isabel Hilton plus the untold story of how the FBI pursued James Baldwin. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: edge-wear to covers and page edges. N.B. We have more…

  • Granta 80 Winter 2002

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled The Group: Pictures from Previous Lives and features Geoff Dyer, Luke Harding, Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Theroux and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 254 pages. Condition: Minimal edge-wear and slight curling to the front cover. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in…

  • Granta 82, Summer 2003

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled Life’s Like That and features Simon Gray, Lynn Barber and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 254 pages. Condition: some shelf-wear. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Granta 84, Winter 2003

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. This issue is titled Over There How America Sees The World and features Edmund White, James Kelman, Paul Theroux, Studs Terkel, Gary Shteyngart and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: Minimal edge-wear with a couple of Granta leaflets laid in. N.B. We have more copies…

  • Granta 89, Spring 2005 The Factory

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack and featuring Isabel Hilton, Luc Sante, Tessa Hadley plus a rare interview with James Joyce. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: very clean and tight. Appears unread. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Granta 94, Summer 2006

    £3.00

    The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack. Travel writing special featuring John Burnside, Michel Faber, Tessa Hadley and more. 21cm by 14.5cm 256 pages. Condition: Clean contents but slight wear and creasing to covers. N.B. We have more copies of Granta in stock but as yet uncatalogued. Ask for more details.

  • Moby Dick by Herman Melville 2002

    £4.00

    Wordsworth Classics edition, 2002. 20cm by 13cm 492 pages. Condition: pages look uniformaly browned a little with edge and there is minor shelf-wear but book appears unread

  • San Camilo, 1936 by Camilo José Cela

    £4.00

    Duke University Press, 1998. Third Printing in paperback. 23.5cm by 14.5cm 302 pages. Translated from Spanish by John H.R. Holt.  Cela was winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1989. Condition: front cover slightly sunned towards spine, covers slightly soiled and edge-worn but contents clean. Appears unread.

  • Seven for a Secret by Mary Webb

    £4.50

    Virago, 1982. First thus. Virago Modern Classics. First published by Hutchinson & Co in 1922. 20cm by 13cm 286 pages. Condition: Original Virago price sticker on rear and pages uniformly browned with age. Appears unread.

  • Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart

    £4.00

    Granta, 2011. First paperback edition. Nearly 20cm by 13cm, 331 pages. “An intoxicating brew of keen-edged satire, social prophecy, linguistic exuberance and emotional wallop” David Mitchell. Condition: an unread copy with shelf-wear to bottom edge.

  • The Easter Party by Vita Sackville-West 1955

    £5.00

    First edition thus, Mermaid Books, 1955. 19cm by 12.5cm 189 pages in illustrated boards. Condition: front board a little bowed and some fading to the orange of the covers.

  • The Good Companions by J.B. Priestley Penguin 1966

    £4.00

    A Penguin Modern Classic. First published by Heinemann in 1929, this is a 1966 reprint of the Penguin edition first published in 1962. 18cm by 11cm, 618 pages. Cover illustration by Paul Hogarth. Condition: in the top left hand corner of the front cover there is the eivience of a fight with one of those…

  • The Penguin Book of American Short Stories edited by James Cochrane

    £3.00

    Penguin, [1970s]. Rear of title page lists being first published in Penguin in 1969 but this looks later edition. 18cm by 11cm, 422 pages. Includes Washington Irving, Henry James, Willa Cather, Hemingway, Capote, Updike and more. Condition: Covers a little creased and pages uniformly browned.

  • The Swimming Pool Season by Rose Tremain 2003

    £3.00

    Vintage, 2003. First published by Hamish Hamilton in 1985. This 20cm by 13cm paperback has 274 pages. Condition: edge-wear to cover and pages and pages uniformly browned with age.

  • The Treasure Chest by Johann Peter Hebel

    £3.00

    Penguin, 1995. Penguin Classics translated with an introduction by John Hibberd. 19.5cm by 13cm 175 pages. Condition: pages uniformly browned with age and neat ink initials on inside of front cover. Appears unread.