Books by authors who have been awarded the Nobel Prize.

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100 Love Sonnets / Cien Sonetos de Amor (The Texas Pan American Series)

By: Neruda, Pablo; Tapscott, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285645

ISBN: 0292760280

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 1986 Trade Paperback. x, 222 pp. A bilingual collection of poems by the Chilean poet and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Spanish & English text. Against the backdrop of Isla Negra - the sea and wind, the white sand with its scattering of delicate wild flowers, the hot sun and salty smells of the Pacific - Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda sets these joyfully sensual poems in celebration of his love. The subject of that love: Matilde Urrutia de Neruda, the poet's 'beloved wife.' As popular in the Hispanic world as the poet's renowned Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair, One Hund... View more info

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The Long Voyage Home: Seven Plays of the Sea - The Moon of the Caribees; Bound East for Cardiff; The Long Voyage Home; In the Zone; Ile; Where the Cross is Made; The Rope (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books 111)

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Modern Library, New York: 1940

Seller ID: 1914634

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint (1942 or 1943 - two lines of text beneath illustration on front jacket panel). Includes original jacket. Jacket spine toned, lightly rubbed with minor loss from jacket spine ends.Very Good. 1940 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 217 pp. A collection of seven nautical works by the Nobel Prize winning playwright. Includes: The Moon of the Caribees; Bound East for Cardiff; The Long Voyage Home; In the Zone; Ile; Where the Cross is Made; The Rope. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Eugene Gladstone O'Neill (16 October 1888 – 27 November 1953) was an American playwright, and ... View more info

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The Emperor Jones; Anna Christie; The Hairy Ape (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 146)

By: O'Neill, Eugene [Gladstone]; Trilling, Lionel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1937

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2196864

Condition: Very Good


First thus (stated on copyright page). Lacks jacket. Spine a bit faded. 1937 Hard Cover. xix, 260 pp., no terminal publisher ad. Three classic plays by the 1936 Nobel Prize winning dramatic realist playwright, together in one volume, with introduction by Lionel Trilling. Includes: The Emperor Jones; Anna Christie; The Hairy Ape. View more info

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The Emperor Jones; Anna Christie; The Hairy Ape (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 146)

By: O'Neill, Eugene [Gladstone]; Trilling, Lionel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library, New York: 1949

Seller ID: 1924155

Condition: Very Good


1949 reprint. Very good copy in worn jacket.Jacket rubbed & toned, 1 inch chip from spine base, two 1/2 inch chips on other corners, large tear along front flap fold - now protected under mylar. xix, 260 pp., 8-page terminal publisher ad. Three classic plays by the 1936 Nobel Prize winning dramatic realist playwright, together in one volume, with introduction by Lionel Trilling. Includes: The Emperor Jones; Anna Christie; The Hairy Ape. View more info

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All the Names

By: Saramago, Jose; Costa, Margaret Jull (Translator)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: A Harvest Book: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2286509

ISBN: 0156010593

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Ink name on endpaper. 2001 Trade Paperback. 245 pp. The author of Blindness and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. A low-grade clerk , middle-aged bachelor has no interest in life beyond his daily routine. One day he comes across the records of a young woman which alter his approach to his life. View more info

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The Stone Raft

By: Saramago, Jose; Pontiero, Giovanni

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harvest / Harcourt, Inc.: 1996

Seller ID: 2204660

ISBN: 0156004011

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. 292 pp. When the Iberian Peninsula breaks free of Europe and begins to drift across the North Atlantic, five people are drawn together on the newly formed island-first by surreal events and then by love. “A splendidly imagined epic voyage...a fabulous fable” (Kirkus Reviews). Translated by Giovanni Pontiero. View more info

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Blindness

By: Saramago, Jose; Pontiero, Giovanni (Translator)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harvest / Harcourt, Inc.: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264765

ISBN: 0156007754

Condition: Good


Reprint. Wrappers rubbed. 1999 Trade Paperback. 326 pp. A novel by the Nobel Prize winning Portuguese author. A city is hit by an epidemic of white blindness which spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty mental hospital, but there the criminal element holds everyone captive, stealing food rations and raping women. There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven strangers-among them a boy with no mother, a girl with dark glasses, a dog of tears-through the barren streets, and the procession becomes as uncanny as the surroundings are harrowing. A magnificent parable o... View more info

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The Collected Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285394

ISBN: 0374126313

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed, 1 inch tear on front jacket edge with associated creases, repaired with clear tape on reverse. 1982 Hard Cover. viii, 610 pp. 8vo. The forty-seven stories in this collection, selected by Singer himself out of nearly one hundred and fifty, range from the publication of his now-classic first collection, Gimpel the Fool, in 1957, until 1981. They include supernatural tales, slices of life from Warsaw and the shtetls of Eastern Europe, and stories of the Jews displaced from that world to the New World, from the East Side of New York to California and Miami. View more info

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The Death of Methuselah and Other Stories (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1988

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289815

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the Farrar, Straus and Giroux trade edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 244, [2] pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Frontispiece by Mark Penberthy. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. Twenty stories from... View more info

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Nobel: Dynamite and Peace

By: Sohlman, Ragnar; Schuck, Henrik; Lunn, Brian and Beatrix

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272515

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, some faint spots on front board, black smudge on page ridge, ink note on front endpaper. 1929 Hard Cover. 353 pp. A history of the Nobel family. Alfred Bernhard Nobel (/no??b?l/; Swedish: [?alfr?d n??b?l] About this sound listen (help·info); 21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. Known for inventing dynamite, Nobel also owned Bofors, which he had redirected from its previous role as primarily an iron and steel producer to a major manufacturer of cannon and other armaments. Nobel held 355 diffe... View more info

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You Must Set Forth at Dawn: A Memoir

By: Soyinka, Wole

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2007

Seller ID: 2201082

ISBN: 0375755144

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch chip to bottom spine edge. 2007 Trade Paperback. xx, 499 pp. The first African to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, as well as a political activist of prodigious energies, Wole Soyinka now follows his modern classic Ake: The Years of Childhood with an equally important chronicle of his turbulent life as an adult in (and in exile from) his beloved, beleaguered homeland.In the tough, humane, and lyrical language that has typified his plays and novels, Soyinka captures the indomitable spirit of Nigeria itself by bringing to life the friends and family who bolstered and inspired him... View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1852586

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state. Boards lightly soiled, front free endpaper removed, jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from spine foot, jacket lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed. View more info

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The Pastures of Heaven (Bantam 899)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books, New York: 1951

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2059255

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Pages toned, edges lightly rubbed. 1951 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 182 pp. This novel has ben cited by some critics as the most representative of Steinbeck's versatile gifts. This simply-told story of a California community living in a long valley floored with green pasturage, has all the liteary qualities which have made its author famous-the clear-cut characterization, the carefully detailed background, the incisive incident, the purposeful but unlabored pointing up of the inherent ironies in human hope and endeavor. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2184585

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Spine slightly toned, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 619 pp. 8vo. Original beige cloth, brown titles & wrap-around image of the Joads headed to the mountains, blue top page ridge. Battle Hymn of the Republic music printed on endpapers. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, ... View more info

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Cannery Row

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1945

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2199022

Condition: Good


1945 4th printing, includes wartime statement on copyright page. Lacks jacket. Boards a bit soiled, ink name on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 181 pp. 8vo. Yellow cloth boards. Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck remains one of America's greatest writers and cultural figures. Cannery Row is his study of American life in Monterey, California. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200387

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state. Minor damage to bottom corner, jacket edges rubbed. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Sun Dial Press, New York: 1943

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184582

Condition: Very Good


First photoplay edition. Jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners, ink name on top of first text page.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Film stills on jacket, plates of scenes from motin picture throughout text. A novel focusing on the occupation of a small town during World War II, which inspired a film of the same name the following year. Written with a purpose to motivate resistance movements in occupied countries, it cleverly avoids mentioning names of countries, though it clearly depicts events mirroring the German occupation of No... View more info

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To a God Unknown

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1943

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2184607

Condition: Very Good


First printing of World's Tower Books reissue. Rochester Typographical Union Lending Library sticker and checkout list on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss and tears to corners.Good. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 247 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men, in which a New England farmer moves to California to make a better life. One of Steinbeck's scarcer titles. View more info

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America and Americans

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266461

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing before publication. Jacket price clipped, 1 inch closed tear on front jacket corner, jacket toned. 1966 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 207, [1] pp. By the Nobel Prize winning author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. Illustrated with pictures by 55 photographers. CONTENTS: Foreword; E Pluribus Unum; Paradox and Dream; Government of the People; Created Equal; Genus Americanus; The Pursuit of Happiness; Americans and the Land; Americans and the World; Americans and the Future; Afterword; Acknowledgments. View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2272838

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, two small spots on front board. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 473, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, and their disillusi... View more info

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Of Mice and Men

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Covici Friede Publishers: 1937

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2278893

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, spine leans forward, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 186, [6] pp. 8vo. They are an unlikely pair: George is small and quick and dark of face; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a family, clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can c... View more info

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The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279323

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. First gathering of pages loose, ink bookstore stamp on rear endpaper. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 122, [2] pp. 8vo. Illustrations by Jose Clemente Orozco. In this short book illuminated by a deep understanding and love of humanity, John Steinbeck retells an old Mexican folk tale: the story of the great pearl, how it was found, and how it was lost. For the diver Kino, finding a magnificent pearl means the promise of a better life for his impoverished family. His dream blinds him to the greed and suspicions the pearl arouses in him ... View more info

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The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1957

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279325

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1957 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Heristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever: Pippin?s wife, Queen Marie, who ?might have taken her place at the bar of a very good restaurant?; his uncle, a man of dubious virtue; his glamour-struck daughter and her beau, the son of the so-called 'egg king' of Petaluma, California; and a motley crew of courtiers ... View more info

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Tortilla Flat: Photoplay Edition

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Photoplay Edition

Seller ID: 2279326

Condition: Very Good


1942 photoplay edition. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed. 1935 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 316, [1] pp. 8vo. Jacket features image of Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamar, and John Garfield, who starred in the 1942 motion picture adaptation. A novel by the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. View more info

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The Moon is Down: A Novel

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279356

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Second state. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, silver titles. A military novella clearly intended to mirror World War II and the occupation by the Nazis, although in this story the occupying nation remains unnamed. It was written to encourage resistance among the oppressed.The Moon Is Down, a novel by John Steinbeck fashioned for adaptation for the theatre and for which Steinbeck received the Norwegian King Haakon VII Freedom Cross, was published by Viking Press in March 1942. The sto... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279362

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Small ink scribble on front paste-down endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 473 pp. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, and their disillusionment once the... View more info

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The Winter of Our Discontent

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279365

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few minor tears. Front endpaper missing. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281 pp. 8vo. In awarding John Steinbeck the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Nobel committee stated that with The Winter of Our Discontent, he had “resumed his position as an independent expounder of the truth, with an unbiased instinct for what is genuinely American.” Ethan Allen Hawley, the protagonist of the novel, works as a clerk in a grocery store that his family once owned. With the decline in their status, his wife is restless, and his teenag... View more info

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East of Eden

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sears Readers Club: 1952

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2279371

Condition: Very Good


Large stain on front jacket panel, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Pencil name on front endpaper. 1952 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 602 pp. This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families--the Trasks and the Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. A strange and original work of art.--New York Times Book Review. (Literature/Classics) View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283484

Condition: Very Good


12th printing. Lacks jacket. Front hinge just starting, ink owner stamp on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 619, [1] pp. 8vo. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a failing Oklahoma farm, their difficult journey to California, a... View more info

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The Grapes of Wrath (The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics)

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Seller ID: 2285628

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on spine, top edge faintly foxed. 1983 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Set during the Great Depression, it traces the migration of an Oklahoma Dust Bowl family to California and their subsequent hardships as migrant farm workers. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940. The work did much to publicize the injustices of migrant labor. The narrative, interrupted by prose-poem interludes, chronicles the struggles of the Joad family's life on a fa... View more info