Books — Recently Added

Lots of well-priced bargains -- and a handful of essential discographies and album art books too!


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Harte, 1974. New Copy
A legendary film gets a legendary package – a special limited book-style presentation of Space Is The Place – with a DVD that includes two different versions of the film, and a newly-remastered CD presentation of the music, which also includes two never-issued tracks! The book alone is ... Book
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Web Of The City
Hard Case Crime, 1958. New Copy
Juvenile delinquency at its best – served up by the mighty Harlan Ellison! The book is Ellison's first – penned at a time when he wasn't that far from the streets of New York himself – and it tells the tale of gritty gang culture with stark, simple language that really packs a ... Book
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Hard Case Crime, 2013. New Copy
Two twin sisters, each with secrets of their own – crossing paths in this psycho-sexual thriller that definitely lives up to the promise of its title! The author gets great praise on the back from Junot Diaz – and certainly delivers in this original story done for the Hard Case Crime ... Book
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Getting Off
Hard Case Crime, 2011. New Copy
A great gritty book from Lawrence Block – well-known for his mystery work, but even better at pulps! The book is relatively contemporary, but has a feel that really fits the retro-styled cover image – and is heavy on that sort of vengeful use of sex that Block's used in some of his ... Book
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Consummata
Hard Case Crime, 2011. New Copy
A late 60s book begun by the late, great Mickey Spillane – finally finished and presented here by crime legend Max Allan Collins! The pair worked together on a few other projects – and Collins has had close access to Spillane's estate – and the overall feel is much more Mickey at ... Book
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Zero Cool
Hard Case Crime, 1969. New Copy
An early thriller from the great Michael Crichton – penned for the paperback underground in the years before he hit bigger fame on the silver screen! The book tells the tale of an American doctor caught in the crossfire of rival gangs in Spain and France – set in a late 60s mileu that ... Book
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Venom Business
Hard Case Crime, 1970. New Copy
A snake handler with a penchant for smuggling – caught at the center of this early thriller penned by a young Michael Crichton – working here right before leaping into film with hits like Westworld and Coma! The book's a lot grittier than either of those movies, though – less ... Book
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Grave Descend
Hard Case Crime, 1970. New Copy
An early success for screenwriter Michael Crichton – an early pulp thriller that won him a nomination for the Edgar Award long before any of his later films would reach critical acclaim! The book's one of a number that Crichton penned under the name of John Lange, and arguably one of the ... Book
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Easy Go
Hard Case Crime, 1968. New Copy
A story of treasure plunder in the Egyptian desert – penned by the young Michael Crichton under the name John Lange – which he used to write paperback thrillers while attending Harvard Medical School! The book's classic Crichton all the way through – with is echo of ancient ... Book
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Odds On
Hard Case Crime, 1966. New Copy
One of the first pulp paperbacks penned by John Lange – the name used by Michael Crichton for some of the suspense projects he worked on before his later blockbusters! The book's an unusual heist novel, in that it shows Crichton's early love/hate relationship with technology – as the ... Book
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Cocktail Waitress
Hard Case Crime, 1975. New Copy
A great lost novel from James M Cain – the author who gave us pulp classics like Double Indemnity, Postman Always Rings Twice, and Mildred Pierce! The book was written in Cain's later years – before his death in 1977 – and sees publication here for the first time ever, in a ... Book
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Hard Case Crime (UK), 2012. New Copy
A wonderful debut novel from crime writer Ariel Winter – one that's actually written as three separate books – each set a decade apart, but tied together overall! The scope of time and space rivals that of James Ellroy, but with a much more down to earth approach – as the books ... Book
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Hard Case Crime, 1975. New Copy
A great lost novel from James M Cain – the author who gave us pulp classics like Double Indemnity, Postman Always Rings Twice, and Mildred Pierce! The book was written in Cain's later years – before his death in 1977 – and sees publication here for the first time ever, in a ... Book
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False Negative
Hard Case Crime (UK), 2012. New Copy
A contemporary thriller, but one with a vintage feel that really matches its cover image – the story of a hard-bitten reporter who's busted down to writing for men's magazines – then caught in a web of crime that's even more sinister than one of his stories! The book is done in the ... Book
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Seven Stories Press, 2012. New Copy
A comics-based revision of the world's great literature – with work by a huge variety of top-shelf artists, over a range of tales that run from antiquity to the modern age! The book is super-heavy, and has a great sense of scope – and this first volume starts in ancient Greece and runs ... Book
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Seven Stories Press, 2012. New Copy
The second great volume in this unusual series – one that revises the world's literature in graphic novel form! This book covers a shorter span than the first – mostly the romantic poets to Oscar Wilde – but it's also got some wonderful material to work with – including the ... Book
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Quirk, 2009. New Copy
A much better book than you might guess from the cover – or at least, a much more thoughtful book – as the unusual project really gets at the lives of famous composers – the personal stories behind the music, which are often far more vivid than their musical legacies! Each ... Book
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Choke Hold
Hard Case Crime (UK), 2011. New Copy
A gripping thriller about a female killer who took down a sex slavery ring – then has to return to do one more job! Sounds like a thriller by Quentin Tarantino – who actually called Christa Faust "a Veronica in a world of Betties" (Archie fans will get the reference) – ... Book
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Hard Case Crime (UK), 2012. New Copy
A wonderful debut novel from crime writer Ariel Winter – one that's actually written as three separate books – each set a decade apart, but tied together overall! The scope of time and space rivals that of James Ellroy, but with a much more down to earth approach – as the books ... Book
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Continuum, 2010. New Copy
A look at the music and other artful endeavors of David Byrne from the dawn of the Talking Heads to second decade of the 00s – around 30 years of distinctive songs and fascinating circumstance, to say the least! Netherlands-based writer and philosopher Sytze Steenstra looks at the work ... Book
 
Updated March 29, 2015


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