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  • Algren at Seaby Nelson Algren

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    Nelson Algren's two travel writing books describe his journeys through the seamier sides of great American cities and the international social and political landscapes of the mid-1960s. Algren at Sea brings them together in one volume. Notes from a Sea Diary offers one of the most remarkable appraisals of Ernest Hemingway ever written. Aboard the... more...

  • A Walk On The Wild Sideby Nelson Algren

    Canongate Books 2010; US$ 13.29

    Dove Findhorn is a na´ve country boy who busts out of Hicksville, Texas in pursuit of a better life in New Orleans. Amongst the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers and hustlers of the old French Quarter, Dove finds only hopelessness, crime and despair. His quest uncovers a harrowing grotesque of the American Dream. A Walk in the Wild Side is an angry,... more...

  • The Man with the Golden Armby Nelson Algren; James R. Giles

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 14.95

    A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own heart into wafer-thin slices. For Frankie, a murder committed may be the least of his problems. The literary critic Malcolm Cowley called The Man with the Golden Arm "Algren's... more...

  • Nonconformityby Nelson Algren; Daniel Simon; C.S. O'Brien

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 9.95

    "You don't write a novel out of sheer pity any more than you blow a safe out of a vague longing to be rich," writes Nelson Algren in his only longer work of nonfiction, adding: "A certain ruthlessness and a sense of alienation from society is as essential to creative writing as it is to armed robbery." Nonconformity is about 20th-century America:... more...

  • Entrapment and Other Writingsby Nelson Algren; Brooke Horvath; Dan Simon

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    In Entrapment and Other Writings?containing his unfinished novel and previously unpublished or uncollected stories, poems, and essays?Algren speaks to our time as few of his fellow great American writers of the 1940s and ?50s do, in part because he hasn?t yet been accepted and assimilated into the American literary canon despite that he is held up... more...

  • The Man with the Golden Armby Nelson Algren; William J. Jr Savage; Daniel Simon; Kurt Vonnegut; Studs Terkel

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own heart into wafer-thin slices. For Frankie, a murder committed may be the least of his problems. The literary critic Malcolm Cowley called The Man with the Golden Arm "Algren's... more...

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