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1 Eggers, Dave (editor)McSweeney's - Issue 35 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern)
San Francisco McSweeneys Ltd. 2010 193478172X / 9781934781722 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Jordan Crane; Robert Barnes 
Assumed first edition; no additional printings/impressions stated. Illustrated softcover with self-flaps; bottom (black) portion of cover made with heat-sensitive disappearing ink. 271 pages. Cover design and b & w illustrations by Jordan Crane. Color illustrations ("1,000 Lunch Bags") by Robert Barnes. ~ Book is near fine, with some rubbing on the top/bottom edges of the flap folds. ~~ This quarterly issue contains "tremendous new stories from Steven Millhauser ["Phantoms"] and Roddy Doyle ["Local"]; an epic, genre-shattering novella from Hilton Als ["His Sister, Her Monologue"]; and a really excellent special section on Norway's finest writers." - editors. Theater critic Hilton Als's story is only the second piece of fiction he has published (the first was in 1979). Also contains a short story by Patrick Crerand ["The Glory of Keys"]. The Norwegian author contributors include John Erik Riley and Mikkel Bugge [Introduction], Hans Herbjornsrud, Johan Harstad, Laila Stien, Roy Jacobsen, Tor Ulven, Ingvar Ambjornsen, Gunnhild Oyehaug, Frode Grytten, Per Petterson, and Flamme Forlag. This latter section makes for a wonderful introduction to contemporary Norwegian writing. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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2 Eggers, Dave (editor)McSweeney's Issue 39
San Francisco, CA McSweeney's Publishing 2011 1936365103 / 9781936365104 Hard Cover As New No Jacket, as Issued 
Pictorial hardcover. 283 pages. Book is as new, unread. Protected in a clear archival cover. ~~ "With our first photo cover since Issue 5 (and a gorgeous one!), Issue 39 offers a whole lot to behold—Elmore Leonard’s latest Karen Sisco caper and Roberto Bolaño’s Neochilean road trip, J.T.K. Belle’s unkillable bovine and Benjamin Weissman’s Louella Tarantula, Julie Hecht on Marimekko dresses and Jess Walter on going to cardboard, and amazing, far-ranging fiction from Amelia Gray and Abi Maxwell and Yannick Murphy, too. (Plus some pretty incredible nonfiction on the fall of the Peacock Throne.) Don’t miss this one! "-- publisher. Other contributors: Jennie Erin Smith, Tom Barbash, Vaclav Havel, E. C. Osondu, and Tabitha Soren. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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3 Eggers, Dave (editor)McSweeney's Issue 40 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern)
San Francisco, CA McSweeney's Publishing 2012 1936365359 / 9781936365357 First Edition Hardcover/softcover As New No Jacket, as Issued 
Two volumes: one hardcover, one softcover. 183 & 202 pages, respectively. The hardcover volume is titled "In My Home There Is No More Sorrow: Ten Days in Rwanda," by Rick Bass, the award-winning environmental activist and writer. He and his wife and daughter went to Rwanda upon the invitation of a colleague, partly to help teach a writer's workshop at the National University of Rwanda, partly to tour the country to see the mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park and partly to experience the country and its history. McSweeney's calls this piece an "extraordinary account . . . the most ambitious nonfiction piece McSweeney's has ever run, and without a doubt one of the best essays of the year." Includes eight pages of color photographs. ~ The softcover volume contains stories by Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, David Vann, Kevin Moffett, Etgar Keret, Jason Jägel (which appears as a smaller softcover bound into the larger volume), Neil Gaiman, Nathan C. Martin, and Adam Levine. In addition, a special feature of this volume is a collection of writings titled "I Am Going Down on January 25: Writings From the Egyptian Revolution," and collected by Noor Elashi and Daniel Gumbiner (introduction by Noori Elashi). Thirteen Egyptian writers are represented. Black & white illustrations. Another fine issue of writing and art from this creative literary journal. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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