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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003; US$ 10.50
Introduction by Kevin Baker The Natural , Bernard Malamud's first novel, published in 1952, is also the first?and some would say still the best?novel ever written about baseball. In it Malamud, usually appreciated for his unerring portrayals of postwar Jewish life, took on very different material?the story of a superbly gifted "natural" at play... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1967; US$ 6.79
This volume presents between the covers of a single book the range and scope of one of the most distinguished writers in America, Bernard Malamud. A Malamud Reader contains the complete text of The Assistant , his novel of love and redemption in Brooklyn; ten stories from The Magic Barrel and Idiots First ; three journeys--to Chicago, from... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1963; US$ 6.79
This collection of short stories by Bernard Malamud includes: Idiots First Black Is My Favorite Color Still Life The Death of Me A Choice of Profession Life Is Better Than Death The Jewbird Naked Nude The Cost of Living The Maid's Shoes Suppose a Wedding The German Refugee more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 6.79
This is the story in art of the painter Arthur Fidelman, born in the Bronx and spending years of his life in Italy--Rome, Milan, Florence and Venice--pursuing his tumultuous career through adventure and misadventure. What perhaps saved him from disaster (Fidelman is a comic hero whose every next step is a trap sprung by bad luck as though his luck... more...
- Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 7.99
Kiev, 1911. When a twelve-year-old Russian boy is found stabbed to death, his body drained of blood, the accusation of ritual murder is levelled at the Jews. Yakov Bok - a handyman hiding his Jewish identity from his anti-Semitic employer - is first outed and blamed. Arrested and imprisoned, Bok refuses to confess to a crime that he did not commit.... more...
- Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 9.99
Frank Alpine, a drifter fleeing from his past, runs straight into struggling Brooklyn grocer Morris Bober. Seeing a chance to atone for past sins, Frank becomes Bober's assistant and keeps shop when the owner takes ill. But it is Bober's daughter, Helen, who gives Frank a real reason to stay around, even as he begins to steal from the store. Widely... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 14.70
New York Times Notable Book of the Year P ublishers Weekly Best Book of 1997 With an Introduction by Robert Giroux, The Complete Stories of Bernard Malamud is "an essential American book," Richard Stern declared in the Chicago Tribune when the collection was published in hardcover. His praise was echoed by other reviewers and by readers, who... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 11.90
God's Grace (1982), Bernard Malamud's last novel, is a modern-day dystopian fantasy, set in a time after a thermonuclear war prompts a second flood -- a radical departure from Malamud's previous fiction. The novel's protagonist is paleolosist Calvin Cohn, who had been attending to his work at the bottom of the ocean when the Devastation struck,... more...