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Algren at Sea
Notes from a Sea Diary & Who Lost an American?#Travel Writings
Written by Nelson Algren


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $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... Read more >
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Algren at Sea
Notes from a Sea Diary & Who Lost an American?-Travel Writings
Written by Nelson Algren


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.95

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The Devil's Stocking

Written by Nelson Algren
Foreword by Herbert Mitgang


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 3, 2006
Price: $14.95

The Devil’s Stocking is the story of Ruby Calhoun, a boxer accused of murder in a shadowy world of low-purse fighters, cops, con artists, and bar girls. Chronicling a battle for truth and human dignity which gives way to a larger story of life and death decisions, literary grandmaster Nelson Algren’s... Read more >

Entrapment and Other Writings

Written by Nelson Algren
Edited by Brooke Horvath and Dan Simon


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

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Entrapment and Other Writings

Written by Nelson Algren
Edited by Brooke Horvath and Dan Simon


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $19.95

Nelson Algren sought humanity in the urban wilderness of postwar America, where his powerful voice rose from behind the billboards and down tin-can alleys, from among the marginalized and ignored, the outcasts and scapegoats, the punks and junkies, the whores and down-on-their luck gamblers, the punch-drunk boxers and skid-row drunkies and... Read more >
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The Last Carousel

Written by Nelson Algren


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: April 8, 1997
Price: $14.95

The fiction and reportage included in The Last Carousel, one of the final collections published during Nelson Algren’s lifetime, was written on ships and in ports of call around the world, and includes accounts of brothels in Vietnam and Mexico, stories of the boxing ring, and reminiscences of Algren’s beloved Chicago... Read more >

The Man with the Golden Arm
50th Anniversary Critical Edition
Written by Nelson Algren
Edited by William J. Savage, Jr. and Daniel Simon
Contribution by Kurt Vonnegut and Studs Terkel


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

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The Man with the Golden Arm (50th Anniversary Edition)
50th Anniversary Critical Edition
Written by Nelson Algren
Edited by William J. Savage, Jr. and Daniel Simon
Contribution by Kurt Vonnegut and Studs Terkel


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 9, 1999
Price: $18.95

Winner — National Book Award

The Man with the Golden Arm
is Nelson Algren’s most powerful and enduring work. On the 50th anniversary of its publication in November 1949, for which Algren was honored with the first National Book Award (which he received from none other than Eleanor Roosevelt at a ceremony... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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The Man with the Golden Arm (50th Anniversary Edition)
50th Anniversary Critical Edition
Written by Nelson Algren
Edited by William J. Savage, Jr. and Daniel Simon
Contribution by Kurt Vonnegut and Studs Terkel


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 9, 1999
Price: $35.00

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The Man with the Golden Arm

Written by Nelson Algren
Introduction by James R. Giles


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 9, 1996
Price: $14.95

Winner — National Book Award

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... Read more >
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The Man with the Golden Arm

Written by Nelson Algren
Introduction by James R. Giles


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

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Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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The Neon Wilderness

Written by Nelson Algren
Afterword by Studs Terkel


Format: Trade Paperback, 308 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 8, 2002
Price: $13.95

The Neon Wilderness is the pivotal book of Nelson Algren’s career--the one which bid a subdued but determined farewell to everything that had earlier made him no more than just another good writer, and inaugurated the idiosyncratic, bedeviled, cantankerously poetic sensibility that would see him ranked among the few literary originals... Read more >

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Never Come Morning

Written by Nelson Algren
Introduction by Kurt Vonnegut


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 5, 2002
Price: $14.95

Never Come Morning is unique among the novels of Algren. The author’s only romance, the novel concerns Brun Bicek, a would-be pub from Chicago’s Northwest side, and Steffi, the woman who shares his dream while living his nightmare. “It is an unusual and brilliant book,” said The New York Times. “A... Read more >

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Nonconformity
Writing on Writing
Written by Nelson Algren
Afterword by Daniel Simon
Noted by C.S. O'Brien


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 4, 1997
Price: $9.95

The struggle to write with deep emotion is the subject of this extraordinary book, the previously unpublished credo of one of America's greatest 20th-century writers.

“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... Read more >
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Nonconformity
Writing on Writing
Written by Nelson Algren
Afterword by Daniel Simon
Noted by C.S. O'Brien


Format: Hardcover, 142 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: September 10, 1996
Price: $16.00

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Nonconformity
Writing on Writing
Written by Nelson Algren
Afterword by Daniel Simon
Noted by C.S. O'Brien


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

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