Archive for April, 2013

A Farewell to Arms — Hemingway Library Edition

Added on April 27, 2013

A Farewell to Arms — Hemingway Library Edition Ernest Hemingway Scribner, New York, 2012 Hemingway wrote A Farewell to Arms when he was thirty years old and it was an immediate success. Dubbed his bleakest novel, it was also his first bestseller. When this novel, set during the Italian campaign of World War 1, came [...]

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Some Hope

Added on April 21, 2013

Some Hope Edward St. Aubyn Open City Press, New York, 2003 Although the original novellas that make up this book first came out in Britain in 1992 and 1994, this 2003 collection is the American debut of Edward St. Aubyn. The collection came out in the U.K. in 1998 under the title The Patrick Melrose [...]

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The Red House

Added on April 14, 2013

The Red House Mark Haddon Jonathan Cape, London, 2012 This is the advance readers edition of Mark Haddon’s most recent novel. These proof copies are sent to reviewers and book stores prior to the release of the true first editions. For a number of reasons, there are many collectors of these uncorrected proofs. Uncorrected proofs [...]

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Ocean of Words

Added on April 4, 2013

Ocean of Words Ha Jin Vintage International, New York, 1998 Ocean of Words was originally published in 1996 by the American company Zoland Press. The true first edition is the Zoland paperback original. They did put out a hardcover edition, but only after the collection of short stories won the 1997 Pen/Hemingway Award. Many people [...]

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