The Prince of West End Avenue by Alan Isler Title: The Prince of West Avenue
Author: Alan Isler
ISBN: 1-882593-04-9
Category: Novel
Pages: 256
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
Price: $19.95 Hardcover

Description: Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, this is the brilliant debut novel of an author Michiko Kakutani of the New York Times has called "a natural." It is set in a New York retirement home where the residents, planning a production of Hamlet, deal with memories of the Holocaust years and fatal mistakes of judgment in the past.

"Displays a sharp and original wit... Gradually, though, The Prince of West End Avenue emerges as a paradoxical tale of how to make peace with an unbearable past and the sin of pride." - New York Times Book Review

"Rich and complex... supremely original." - Los Angeles Times


Republished in paperback under license by Penguin. Republished in UK, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish editions.

 
Kraven Images by Alan Isler Title: Kraven Images
Author: Alan Isler
ISBN: 1-882593-13-8
Category: Novel
Pages: 256
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
Price: $21.95 Hardcover

Description: The adventures, at a Bronx college and in Europe, of a randy academic.

Republished in paperback by Penguin, and in more than five foreign editions.

“Isler is a genuinely gifted comic writer….He is very, very good.” –Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post

"Hilarious scenes….The priapic, erudite, anxiety-ridden Kraven is the kind of hero one might expect to find in a novel by Saul Bellow or Philip Roth.” – Newsday

 
Kraven Images by Alan Isler Title: Bad Haircut Stories of the Seventies
Author: Tom Perrotta
ISBN: 1-882593-05-7
Category: Fiction: Stories
Pages: 192
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
Price: $18.95 Hardcover
Description: The first book by an author whose subsequent work has included Election, Little Children and The Abstinence Teacher, all later turned into major films.

Reprinted in paperback by Berkley Books.

"Bad Haircut is his first and still best book....Unassumedly brilliant." - Janet Maislin, New York Times, writing in 2000

"Wonderful stories....cumulatively more powerful than any coming-of-age novel read recently." - Washington Post

"Stories, like those of J.D. Salinger, based on the kind of truth that spans generations." - Hartford Courant

 
Free Reign: An Ellis Portal Mystery by Rosemary Aubert Title: Free Reign: An Ellis Portal Mystery
Author: Rosemary Aubert
ISBN: 1-882593-18-9
Category: Novel
Pages: 321
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
Price: $21.95 Hardcover
Description: First of a five-book series featuring Ellis Portal, a disgraced former judge, the unconventional sleuth described by the New York Times' Marilyn Stasio as "a character with great dignity and unusual moral depth."

Reprinted in paperback by Penguin, and in editions in France, Germany, Japan and the Republic of China.

"Chosen as best mystery first novel of 1997." - Tom and Enid Schantz, mystery columnists, Denver Post

"Engrossing...well-drawn characters, supple prose and effectively delivered emotional surprises." - Wall Street Journal
 
Patty Jane's House of Curl by Lorna Landvik Title: Patty Jane's House of Curl
Author: Lorna Landvik
ISBN: 1-882593-12-X
Category: Novel
Pages: 256
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
Price: $19.95 Hardcover
Quality Paperback Book Club selection. Reprinted in paperback by Ballantine Books. UK, German, Spanish, audio and large-type editions.

"Fun and funny, spiked with tragedy and sad times." - USA Today

"The story of women who were lucky enough to find a place where they could not only talk, but be heard." - Dallas Morning News
 
Goodbye, Friends by B.A. Phillips Title: Goodbye, Friends
Author: B.A. Phillips
ISBN: 1-882593-01-4
Category: Stories
Pages: 160
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
Price: $15.95 Hardcover
"Absorbing... honest portrayals of the conflicts many women face." - Scripps-Howard News Service

"O' Henry-like endings." - Houston Chronicle


"A first-rate collection. Short stories that appeal to both the head and the heart." - Susan Isaacs
 
The Woman Who Ran For President: The Many Lives of Victoria Woodhull by Lois Beachy Underhill Title: The Woman Who Ran For President: The Many Lives of Victoria Woodhull
Author: Lois Beachy Underhill
ISBN: 1-882593-10-3
Category: Biography
Pages: 347, 18 B&W Photos
Size: 6 1/8 x 9 1/2
Price: $23.50 Hardcover

Introduction by Gloria Steinhem.

Reprinted in paperback by Penguin.

"A vivid and detailed biography based upon newly available documentary sources...of a charismatic but maverick 19th century feminist." - Library Journal

"Everyone interested in the history of women's rights will be fascinated." - Katharine Graham

“Woodhull campaigned to full houses across the country, espousing votes for women, free love, and the right of women to earn money and own themselves… Underhill reveals wonderful things herself, in language as resplendent and eloquent as that of her subject.” –Washington Post Book World, lead review.

 

Note: Hardcover editions of some of the older bestsellers have sold out at our distributor’s warehouse and are out of stock there. Because we sold paperback reprint rights to most of them to Penguin, Berkley, St. Martin’s or other large publishing houses, their editions, if not ours, can likely be found on Amazon, barnesandnoble.com or other e-retailers.