SCIBA Names 2009 Book Award Winners

Winners of the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association 2009 awards can be found here: Book Awards

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Doctor’s Notes in Running for John Llewellyn Rhys Prize

 

A memoir by Canadian doctor James Maskalyk about the six months he spent working in a contested Sudanese border town is competing with Booker prize winner Aravind Adiga for this year’s John Llewellyn Rhys prize.

 

 

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Jim Corbett Omnibus: Man-Eaters of India (1st Ed. 1957)

Man-Eaters of India.

Author Name: CORBETT, Jim.

Title: Man-Eaters of India.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Oxford University Press, 1957

A Corbett omnibus, including MAN-EATERS OF KUMOAN, THE MAN-EATING LEOPARD OF RUDRAPRAYAG, and THE TEMPLE TIGERS AND MAN-EATERS OF KUMOAN. First edition thus. Very good in a very good (minor edge wear) dust jacket.

Price = 85.00 USD

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Wrinkle in Time by L’Engle (1963 Newbery Medal Winner)

Wrinkle in Time.

Author Name: L’ENGLE, Madeleine.

Title: Wrinkle in Time.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (Ariel Books), 1972
ISBN Number: 0374386137 / 9780374386139

The 1963 Newbery Medal winner. Thirtieth printing. Very good in a very good (age toning to the title lettering along the spine and to the rear panel, one short closed edge tear at the base of the rear panel) dust jacket with Newbery Medal emblem on the front panel. Dust jacket design by Ellen Raskin. ; 211 pages

Price = 150.00 USD

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New Titles (10/26/09

Greek Painted Pottery.
COOK, R. M.
Godwulf Manuscript.
PARKER, Robert B.
America’s Fabrics: Origin and History, Manufacture, Characteristics and Uses.
BENDURE, Zelma and PFEIFFER, Gladys.
Blow Your House Down.
BARKER, Pat.
I Built Myself a House: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Simple Country Cabin Using Post-and-Beam Construction.
GARVY, Helen.
Bobby Fischer’s Chess Games.
WADE, Robert G. and O’CONNELL, Kevin J. (editors).
Nicodemus Laughs.
HOGAN, Inez.
Satan Says.
OLDS, Sharon.
Sociobiology: The New Synthesis.
WILSON, Edward O.
My Brimful Book: Favorite Poems of Childhood, Mother Goose Rhymes, Animal Stories.
(Tasha Tudor) BRUCE, Dana (editor).
Promises Men Live By: A New Approach to Economics.
SCHERMAN, Harry.
Short Stories.
SODERBERG, Hjalmar.
Mind of Its Own: Tourette’s Syndrome: A Story and a Guide.
BRUUN, Ruth Dowling and BRUUN, Bertel.
Mud, Space & Spirit: Handmade Adobes.
GRAY, Virginia and MACRAE, Alan.
Poverty, Progress, and Population.
WRIGLEY, E. A.
Art, Politics and Dissent: Aspects of the Art Left in Sixties America.
FRASCINA, Francis.
Cremaster 5.
BARNEY, Matthew.
Alphonse and the Stonehenge Mystery
SMITH, Jim.
Wonderful Adventures of Nils.
LAGERLOF, Selma.
Nature of Belief.
D’ARCY, M. C.
Gift from the Sea.
LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow.
Most Beautiful Place in the World.
CAMERON, Ann.
Who Is Carrie?
COLLIER, James Lincoln and COLLIER, Christopher.
War Comes to Willy Freeman.
COLLIER, James Lincoln and COLLIER, Christopher.
Boy Scientist.
LEWELLEN, John.
Hiroshima No Pika.
MARUKI, Toshi.
Pasanella + Klein, Stolzman + Berg.
OJEDA, Oscar Riera (compiled by).
Owl Papers.
MASLOW, Jonathan Evan.
Willie Bea and the Time the Martians Landed.
HAMILTON, Virginia.
El Tiante: The Luis Tiant Story.
TIANT, Luis and FITZGERALD, Joe.
Tomorrow’s Wizard.
MACLACHLAN, Patricia.
Three Boys and H2O.
AGLE, Nan Hayden and WILSON, Ellen.
Speak Up: More Rhymes of the Never Was and Always Is.
MCCORD, David.
Moneygripe’s Apprentice: The Personal Narrative of Samuel Seabury III.
(Samuel Seabury III) MULLIN, Robert Bruce (editor).
Wrinkle in Time.
L’ENGLE, Madeleine.
New Item
Understanding the Middle East.
PIERCE, Joe E.
Roving Around Tenochtitlan: Pictured and Described.
CONWAY, George Robert Graham.
Out Where the West Begins and Other Western Verses.
CHAPMAN, Arthur.
Ingmar Bergman.
STEENE, Birgitta.
Practice of Poetry.
SKELTON, Robin.
Wassail! in the Mazers of Mead.
GAYRE, G. R.
1960 Photography Annual: Tenth Anniversary Edition.
DOWNES, Bruce (editor).
International Photography Year Book 1957.
HALL, Norman and BURTON, Basil.
Critical History of Greek Philosophy.
STACE, W. T.
Jump Ship to Freedom.
COLLIER, James Lincoln and COLLIER, Christopher.
SOME 4: Summer 1973.
KNOTT, Bill, et al.
Selected Stories.
MUNRO, Alice.
Zoya.
STEEL, Danielle.
Turn the Beat Around: The Secret History of Disco.
SHAPIRO, Peter.
A Rebours.
HUYSMANS, Joris-Karl.
Huntsman’s Log Book.
BELL, Isaac.
Trumpeter of Krakow: A Tale of the Fifteenth Century.
KELLY, Eric P.
Riding Teacher: A Basic Guide to Correct Methods of Classical Instruction.
PODHAJSKY, Alois.
Europe and the People Without History.
WOLF, Eric R.
Flushed with Pride: The Story of Thomas Crapper.
REYBURN, Wallace.
Catch-22.
HELLER, Joseph.
To the Queen’s Taste: Elizabethan Feasts and Recipes Adapted for Modern Cooking.
SASS, Lorna J.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Challenges.
DOONEY, Michael.
Henry’s Wars and Shakespeare’s Laws: Perspectives on the Law of War in the Later Middle Ages.
MERON, Theodor.
Pillars of Salt, Monuments of Grace: New England Crime Literature and the Origins of American Popular Culture, 1674-1860.
COHEN, Daniel A.
Kiki’s Memoirs.
KLUVER, Billy and MARTIN, Julie (editors).
Amelia.
FIELDING, Henry.
Ratcatcher’s Child: The History of the Pest Control Industry.
SNETSINGER, Robert.
Selected Writings on Anarchism and Revolution.
KROPOTKIN, P. A.
Tradition and Contract: The Problem of Order.
COLSON, Elizabeth.
Coming-and-Going Men: Four Tales.
FLEISCHMAN, Paul.
Hell on Ice: The Saga of the “Jeannette.”
ELLSBERG, Commander Edward.
Caviar: The Strange History and Uncertain Future of the World’s Most Coveted Delicacy.
SAFFRON, Inga.
Robbut: A Tale of Tails.
LAWSON, Robert.
Ghost in the Lagoon.
CARLSON, Natalie Savage.
Hedgehog Boy: A Latvian Folktale.
LANGTON, Jane (retold).
Artists’ Helpers Enjoy the Evenings.
GOFFSTEIN, M. B.
“Snoopy, Come Home” Movie Book.
SCHULZ, Charles M.
Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown.
SCHULZ, Charles M.
Noah’s Ark.
HALEY, Gail E.
Andorran Memories.
CLAVEROL, Valenti (photographer).
70 Years of Radio Tubes and Valves… A Guide for Electronic Engineers, Historians and Collectors.
STOKES, John W.
Milos: Geological History.
PLIMER, Ian.
Ghosts of the ETO: American Tactical Deception Units in the European Theater, 1944-1945.
GAWNE, Jonathan.
Ghosts of the ETO: American Tactical Deception Units in the European Theater, 1944-1945.
GAWNE, Jonathan.
Inward Garden: Creating a Place of Beauty and Meaning.
MESSERVY, Julie Moir.
“Hell, I Was There!”
KEITH, Elmer.
Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability.
SPETH, James Gustave.
Snake Prince and Other Stories: Burmese Folk Tales.
LEDGARD, Edna (retold by).
Julius.
HOFF, Syd.
From Here to Eternity.
JONES, James.
Introduction to Arab Poetics.
ADONIS (Ali Ahmed Said).
God of Hope and the End of the World.
POLKINGHORNE, John.
Architectural Heritage of Newport, Rhode Island: 1640-1915 (Second Edition, Revised).
DOWNING, Antoinette F. and SCULLY, Jr., Vincent J.
Cindy Sherman.
DURAND, Regis, et al.
No Traveller Returns.
WALLERSTEIN, James S.
Brave New World.
HUXLEY, Aldous.
Under Cover of Daylight.
HALL, James W.
Human T Cell Clones: A New Approach to Immune Regulation..
FELDMANN, Marc, et al (editors).
Simon’s Book.
DRESCHER, Henrik.
Summer of Sir Lancelot.
GORDON, Richard (Gordon Ostlere).
Witches.
DAHL, Roald.
Truth (Quaestiones Disputatae De Veritate [three volumes]).
AQUINAS, St. Thomas.
Haunted: A Social History of Ghosts.
DAVIES, Owen.
Counterrevolution and Revolt.
MARCUSE, Herbert.

Italian Claudio Magris Captures Frankfurt Book Fair Prize

Italian writer Claudio Magris has grabbed the top prize at the annual Frankfurt Book Fair for fostering European diversity in his works.

Read more at CBC News.

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TS Eliot prize shortlists poets ‘who have dreamed and who have dared’

Don Paterson’s Forward prize-winning collection Rain has been overlooked for this year’s TS Eliot prize, which has selected a shortlist of 10 poets “who have dreamed and who have dared”, according to chair of judges Simon Armitage.

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2009 Anthony Awards

The 2009 Anthony Awards Ceremony took place on Saturday, October 17, 2009 in the beautiful Hilbert Circle Theatre, downtown Indianapolis.

Read about the nominees and winners HERE.

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2009 Man Asian Literary Prize

Omair Ahmad, Siddharth Chowdhury, Eric Gamalinda, Nitasha Kaul and Su Tong are today announced as the shortlisted authors for the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize, the leading regional prize for novels unpublished in English.

Read more here: 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize.

“Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak (Inscribed by Author with Drawing)

Where the Wild Things Are.Author Name: SENDAK, Maurice.

Title: Where the Wild Things Are.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Harper & Row, 1988
ISBN Number: 0060254920 / 9780060254926

1964 Caldecott Medal winner. Basis for the 2009 film. Illustrated by the author. First printing of the 25th anniversary edition. INSCRIBED by the author (with a small drawing): “For Roger / Maurice Sendak / Oct. ’91.” Near fine in a near fine (small, light stray pen mark in upper corner of front panel, lower corner of front flap is clipped – original $12.95 price is still intact in the upper corner) dust jacket with the Caldecott Medal emblem on the front panel.

Price = 2000.00 USD

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