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Death with Interruptions

Death with Interruptions

by Jose Saramago

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, 2008. First edition. Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Very light edge wear on dust jacket. Translated by Margaret Jull Costa..From the publisher: On the first day of the new year, no one dies. This, of course, causes consternation among politicians, religious leaders, morticians, and doctors. Among the general public, on the other hand, there is initially a mass celebration. Flags are hung out on balconies; people dance in the streets. They have achieved... Read more about this item
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CA$9.95
Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life

Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life

by Howard Sounes

Grove, New York, 1999. First edition. Condition: Near fine, slight edge wear, price sticker on back cover.From the publisher: Locked in The Arms of a Crazy Life is the acclaimed biography of Charles Bukowski, the hard-drinking barfly whose semi-autobiographical books about low-life America made him a cult figure across the globe. Extensive research and unique contributions from friends, family and associates - including Mickey Rourke, Harry Dean Stanton, Robert Crumb, Sean Penn, Norman Mailer and Allen... Read more about this item
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CA$15.95
The Illustrated Elvis

The Illustrated Elvis

by W. A Harbinson

Condition: Very good, light edge wear and corner bumps, spine has nicks and creasing, rear cover has multiple creases.A pictorial biography of the popular singer who became "the quintessence of American popular music".
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CA$6.95
Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

by Barbara Oakley

Tarcherperigee, New York, 2017. First trade paperback printing. Condition: Very good plus, light edge wear and faint corner creasing, spine has light nicks at ends.Mindshift reveals how we can overcome stereotypes and preconceived ideas about what is possible for us to learn and become—regardless of age.In an age when we are constantly being asked to retrain and reinvent ourselves, to adapt to new technologies and changing industries, this book assuages our fears and inspires us with a sense of... Read more about this item
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CA$5.95
A Soul in a Bottle

A Soul in a Bottle

by Tim Powers

Subterranean Press, Burton MI, 2006. First edition. Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Deluxe hardcover edition.From the publisher: A first edition of a 1968 book of poems, with a sonnet that appears in no other copy -- a mysterious girl with a special fountain-pen, who needs a special favor -- and an old woman who warns used-book dealer George Sydney that helping the girl he's fallen in love with will mean that he will never have fallen in love. Hollywood Boulevard, with its bars and used-book stores... Read more about this item
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CA$22.00
Science Fiction of the 20th Century: An Illustrated History

Science Fiction of the 20th Century: An Illustrated History

by Frank M. Robinson

Condition: Near fine, book has very light spine whitening at bottom end and slight bumping at corners, dust jacket has light wrinkling at edges. This is a large, heavy books and will require additional postage.A very lovely coffee table book. From pulp magazines to films, explore the science fiction world behind-the-scenes in a colorful array of posters, books and history from visionaries that shaped this popular, fascinating genre. Full color.
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CA$19.95
Gourmet Delights On the Seven Seas

Gourmet Delights On the Seven Seas

by Lutz Jakel

Condition: Very good plus, very light edge wear and corner bumps, faint scuffing on covers.A special edition cookbook, produced for the employees of Hapag-Lloyd, with lovely pictures of destinations and multiple recipes. This is a large, heavy book that may require additional postage.
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CA$15.00
The Satisfaction of Black Mariah

The Satisfaction of Black Mariah

by Howard Chaykin

First Comics, Chicago, 1987. Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear and spine wear
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CA$8.95
Bone: The Dragonslayer

Bone: The Dragonslayer

by Jeff Smith

Cartoon Books, Columbus, 1998. First softcover edition. Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear.Collects issues 21 to 28.The forces of evil are growing stronger - but could our heroes' worst enemy be Phoney Bone himself?Fone Bone confronts a host of dangers in Book 4 of the BONE saga, The Dragonslayer. He and Gran'ma Ben and Thorn have a terrifying encounter with Kingdok, ruler of the rat creatures. The Hooded One is inciting his army to full-scale war. Someone is continuing to haunt Thorn in her... Read more about this item
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CA$12.95
Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet

Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet

by Elaine Feinstein

W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 2001. First edition. Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear and corner bumps, dust jacket has lights wrinkling at ends.Although Ted Hughes's genius was recognized early and he ended his days as England's Poet Laureate, his life was dogged by tragedy and controversy. His marriage to the poet Sylvia Plath marked his whole life, and he never entirely recovered from her suicide in 1963. Many people have held his adultery responsible for Plath's death; in this insightful... Read more about this item
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CA$9.95
Meditations on Middle-Earth

Meditations on Middle-Earth

by Karen Haber (Editor)

St. Martin's Press, New York, 2001. First edition. Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear and corner bumps.New writing on the worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien by Orson Scott Card, Ursula K. Le Guin, Raymond E. Feist, Terry Pratchett, Charles de Lint, George R.R. Martin and more.
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CA$9.75
Flaubert: A Life

Flaubert: A Life

by Geoffrey Wall

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New Yor, 2002. First edition. Condition: Near fine, slight edge wear.From the publisher: How is it that Flaubert, the great nineteenth-century novelist and last of the great French romantics, still seems so very modern? In this stunning new biography, Geoffrey Wall investigates why not only Madame Bovary but its author exert such a firm hold on the popular imagination.
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CA$14.95
Mirrors of the Unseen

Mirrors of the Unseen

by Jason Elliot

St. Martin's Press, New York, 2006. First edition. Condition: Near fine, dust jacket has very light edge creases.From the publisher: A fascinating journey through the history, land, and hidden culture of Iran past and present, by one of the world's most perceptive travellers...
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CA$14.95
Killraven

Killraven

by Don McGregor and P. Craig Russell

Marvel Comics, New York, 1983. First edition. Marcel Graphic Novel 7. Condition: Very good, very light edge wear, light dust shadow on rear cover, light scuffing on white areas of the cover.A continuation of concepts created b H.G. Wells in War of the Worlds.
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CA$10.00
The Candidate: Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail

The Candidate: Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail

by Noah Richler

Doubleday, Toronto, 2016. First edition. Condition: Near fine in very good plus dust jacket, book has light corner bumps, dust jacket has light edge wear and slight creasing at spine.A comical and revealing account of what it's like to run for office with no political experience, little money and only a faint hope of winning, told first-hand by celebrated writer Noah Richler.
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CA$7.95
Bone: Rock Jaw Master of the Eastern Border

Bone: Rock Jaw Master of the Eastern Border

by Jeff. Smith

Cartoon Books, 1998. First edition. Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear.Collects issues 29 to 33.Trying to return a rat creature cub to the mountains, Fone & Smiley Bone encounter yet another adversary: the sly and mighty mountain lion, Rock Jaw.In this fifth volume of the BONE saga, Fone and Smiley Bone strike out into the wilderness to return a lost rat creature cub to the mountains. It doesn't take long before they run smack into Rock Jaw, "Master of the Eastern Border," an enormous mountain... Read more about this item
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CA$12.95
Flight Path: How WestJet Is Flying High in Canada's Most Turbulent Industry

Flight Path: How WestJet Is Flying High in Canada's Most Turbulent Industry

by Paul Grescoe

John Wiley and Sons, Toronto, 2004. First edition. Condition: Near fine, light corner bumps and slight wear on dust jacket near spine.The "story" of WestJet, till 2004.
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CA$9.95
New Vegetarian Cuisine

New Vegetarian Cuisine

by Linda Rosensweig

Rodale Press, 1993. First edition. Condition: Very good plus, light edge wear and corner bumps, slight spine creasing, light nicks along spine. This is a heavy books and may require additional postage.Author Linda Rosensweig brings to this book a love for and knowledge of vegetarian cooking. As a graduate of the New York Restaurant School, she mastered the basics of good nutrition and creative recipe development. Her work as the food research and development manager for four years at Weight Watchers... Read more about this item
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CA$5.95
Politically, Fashionably, and Aerodynamically Incorrect: The First Outland Collection

Politically, Fashionably, and Aerodynamically Incorrect: The First Outland Collection

by Berkeley Breathed

Little Brown & Co., Boston, 1992. First edition. Condition: Very good plus, light edge wear and corner bumps, price sticker on rear cover.The Sunday spinoff of ""Bloom County,"" introduces uninitiated readers to such new Breathed creations as Rosebud the Basselope and Milquetoast the cross-dressing cockroach.
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CA$8.95
The Best of Omni Science Fiction: Number 2

The Best of Omni Science Fiction: Number 2

by Ben Bova and Don Myrus (Editors)

Condition: very good, light edge wear and corner bumps, creasing at bottom corner that affects several interior pages, spine has nicks and slight creasing, slight scuffing noticeable on black areas of rear cover.Includes contributors such as Robert Sheckley, Robert Silverberg, George R.R. Martin, Orson Scott Card, Arthur C. Clarke, Suzy McKee Charnas, Theodore Sturgeon and many others. Art by Kelly Freas, H.R. Giger, Rene Magritte, Vincent di Fate, Bob Venosa, Michel Henricot, and many more.
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CA$15.00
Billy and the Boingers Bootleg (Bloom County Book)

Billy and the Boingers Bootleg (Bloom County Book)

by Berkeley Breathed

Little Brown & Co., Boston, 1987. First edition. Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear, else fine. Includes the flexidisk record.With the release of this Bloom County book and the Billy and the Boingers Theme Song, chosen from the most bone-shaking, kidney-curdling entries from rock bands nationwide, Springsteen and Van Halen will become as distant a memory as Michael Jackson. 300 black-and-white and 44 color comic strips.
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CA$8.95
Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Vol. 39

Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Vol. 39

by Robert M. Overstreet

Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear and slight corner bumps. This is a heavy book and may require additional postage.39th edition of the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide with an All Select Comics cover featuring Captain America, The Human Torch, and The Sub-Mariner.
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CA$9.95
A Tribute To the King

A Tribute To the King

by Various

Condition: Good, edge wear and corner bumps, creasing along corners and at spine, a well read magazine from his British fan club.
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CA$8.95
Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide VOL. 47

Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide VOL. 47

by Robert M. Overstreet

Condition: Near fine, very light edge wear and slight corner bumps. This is a heavy book and may require additional postage.47th edition of the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide with a Batman cover by Jim Steranko.
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CA$9.95
Memory and Dream

Memory and Dream

by Charles De Lint

Tor, New York, 1994. First edition. Condition: Very good in very good dust Jacket. Dj edges have some bumps and creasing.From the publisher: Charles de Lint's skillful blending of contemporary urban characters and settings with traditional folk magic has made him one of the most popular fantasy authors of his generation...
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CA$19.95