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  • A House-Boat on the Styxby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 1902; US$ 4.99

    The souls of the dead must cross the Styx, to pass into a Hades-like afterworld. In the first of the twelve stories compiled in A House-Boat on the Styx, the man who ferries the souls across sees a houseboat floating downriver and fears for his livelihood. He is appointed janitor on the boat, where the remaining stories take place between characters... more...

  • The Pursuit of the House-Boatby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 1919; US$ 4.99

    A house-boat floats down the river Styx, which must be crossed to enter the afterworld. At the end of A House-Boat on the Styx Captain Kidd hijacks the boat. In this sequel, the houseboat club-members hire Sherlock Holmes (at that point in history declared dead by his creator) to investigate the matter. more...

  • A Little Book of Christmasby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Renowned journalist and essayist John Kendrick Bangs worked at the helm of many of the most important news magazines of his day -- and all the while, he was submitting his own short humor pieces, poems, and other blurbs to mass-market publications, often anonymously or using a pen name. This holiday-themed collection brings together some of Bangs'... more...

  • The Inventions of the Idiotby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    What happens when a brilliant but eccentric tinkerer sets his mind on improving the conditions of mankind through the power of science? John Kendrick Bangs' follow-up to The Idiot details this one-of-a-kind inventor's ideas -- some brilliant, some batty -- in this eminently readable romp. more...

  • The Idiotby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Today, quirky or eccentric outsiders are often afforded a measure of tolerance or even respect. In the nineteenth century, however, these original thinkers were often regarded as dangerous crackpots and subjected to scorn -- or worse. John Kendrick Bangs' The Idiot follows the ups and downs of one such unfortunate fellow in a most amusing fashion. more...

  • R. Holmes & Co.by John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    What would happen if master detective Sherlock Holmes sired a son with the daughter of one of his archenemies? That's the supposition at the center of R. Holmes & Co., which pits criminal mastermind Raffles against Holmes and goes on to tell the story of how Holmes fell for Raffles' daughter Marjorie, with whom he later had a child,... more...

  • A House-Boat on the Styxby John Kendrick Bangs

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    A very different and unique theme is portrayed in this work. With characters borrowed from either history or mythologies, each has its own story to narrate. Waiting souls dwelling in Styx in the after-life, lend life to this tale. With each one narrating his own idiosyncratic experience, this is a captivating tale! more...

  • A Rebellious Heroineby John Kendrick Bangs

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    The work brilliantly depicts the creative phase of a writer. It spans the completion of a book and the great array of characters that remain around the author during the course of writing. The author takes the reader with him on a cruise rich in imagination. Intriguing! more...

  • Paste Jewelsby John Kendrick Bangs

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    Based on true stories that came under the author’s observation, an amalgamation of emotions and facts is presented. The in-depth characterization intertwines with the engrossing theme. A captivating and charming style is utilized to hold the attention of the reader. more...

  • Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Tasteby Lester Bangs; John Morthland

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    Before his untimely death in 1982, Lester Bangs was inarguably the most influential critic of rock and roll. Writing in hyper-intelligent Benzedrine prose that calls to mind Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson, he eschewed all conventional thinking as he discussed everything from Black Sabbath being the first truly Catholic band to Anne Murray?s smoldering... more...