Mistress of Terror: Shirley Jackson

Mistress of Terror: Shirley Jackson

For those of you unfamiliar with Shirley Jackson's work, consider yourself warned of potential SPOILERS right now and exit out of this page. Preferably to pick up one of her books and see for yourself. I still remember the first Shirley Jackson piece I ever read. Like most American high-school teena... [ more ]

Stolen in New York, NY

The following book has been reported stolen from Ursus Rare Books. MITCHELL, Samuel Augustus. Accompaniment to Mitchell's New Map of Texas, Oregon, and California, with the Regions Adjoining. 46 pp. text, with hand coloured lithographic folding map, 580 x 530 mm. 16mo., bound in original publisher's blind stamped morocco gilt. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1846. An unusually fine copy of this i... [ more ]

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“Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.” —Janet Flanner If you think of Paris as a golden city of culture, eternally haunted by the ghosts of “lost generation” writers like Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, you are indebted to Janet Flanner. For 50 years Flanner lived in Paris and chronicled its daily life, its culture, and its personalities for the New Yorker. ... [ more ]

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