We Pay Cash

for Books, DVDs, LPs & CDs

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Prospero's pays more cash than the competition!  If we need it, chances are you will get more for your gently used books, DVDs, LPs than anywhere else.   We also trade for in-stock items -  receive trade credit worth up to 50% of what we'll resell your old books, DVDs & LPs for.   We ask that your items be in good shape (no underlining or highlighting, must have dust jackets, no visible scratches...)

PROSPERO'S IS CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR:    

1.  Occult/Wiccan,  Eastern Philosophy,  and Philosophers (not surveys)

2.  History - Modern editions of:  Civil War, Local/Regional, world history  

3.  Authors & Books we're always looking for:

Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games) -- Daniel Woodrell (Winter's Bone) -- Candice Milard (River of Doubt & Destiny of the Republic) -- Edmund Morris (Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Rex & Colonel Roosevelt)  

ITALO CALVINO :  (All)

MICHAEL CHABON : (All) 

SHIRLEY CHRISTIAN : Before Lewis & Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the Frech Dynasty the Ruled America's Frontier

PAULO COELHO : The Alchemist

JARED M. DIAMOND : Collapse -- Guns Germs & Steel -- others...

BOB DYLAN :  Chronicle vol. 1

David Eggers: (All)

JAY FELDMAN :  When the Mississippi Ran Backwards

MALCOM GLADWELL :  Outliers -- Blink  -- Tipping Point

SARA GRUEN : Water for Elephants

GRAHAM HANCOCK :  Fingerprints of the Gods -- Underworld -- Message of the Sphinx -- Talisman -- Supernatural -- Heaven's Mirror

CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS : God is Not Great -- Why Orwell Matters -- Thomas Paine's Rights of Man -- Jefferson: Author of America -- Letter to a Young Contrarian -- Kissinger - others...

DORIS KEARNS : Team of Rivals

STEPHEN KING : The last 4 in the Gunslinger Series (note:  we get a TON of King's other work)

C.S. LEWIS - (All)

CORMAC McCARTHY :  (All) 

CHINA MIEVILLE : (All) 

YUKIO MISHIMA :  (All)

ANAIS NIN : (All) 

MICHAEL POLLAN : Omnivore's Dilema -- Botany of Desire -- In Defense of Food -- A Place of My Own

DANIEL QUINN : Ishmael - My Ishmael -- Story of B

WILLILAM REDDING : Tom's Town

KURT VONNEGUT : Cat's Cradle -- Slaughterhouse Five -- Breakfast of Champions -- Bluebeard -- Sirens of Titan

DAVID FOSTER WALLACE : (All)

CHARLES WILLIAMS :   Shadows of Ecstacy -- The Greater Trumps -- All Hallows Eve -- Many Dimensions -- War in Heaven -- others

ANTON WILSON : Illuminatus trilogy -- Schrodinger's Cat trilogy -- others...

Dangerous Book for Boys  and  The Dangerous Book for Girls

 

All books by the following authors :

EDWARD ABBEY   /   MARCUS AURELIUS   JULIAN BARNES  /  MICHAEL BESCHLOSS   LOUIS BORGES  /  JIM CARROLL   NOAM CHOMSKY  /   LEONARD COHEN  /   E.E. CUMMINGS  /   BILLY COLLINS    GREGORY CORSO  /DON DELILLO    DERRIDA   /   FOUCAULT   /  ALLEN GINSBERG  /  G.I. GURDJIEFF  /  HEGEL   ERNEST HEMMINGWAY  /   WALTER ISAACSON   /  C.G. JUNG  /  JACK KEROUAC  /   SOREN KIERKEGAARD  /  TED KOOSER  /  KRISHNAMURTI  /  FREDERICO GARCIA LORCA     H.P. LOVECRAFT   /   GABRIEL MARQUEZ   /   KARL MARX   /   DAVID MCCULLOUGH   /  EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY   /   HENRY MILLER   /   JIM MORRISON   /   MICHAEL MOORCOCK   /   NIETZSCHE  /   PABLO NERUDA    GEORGE ORWELL   /   CHUCK PAHLANIUK   /   AYN RAND   /   TOM ROBBINS  /   BERTRAND RUSSELL   /   J.D. SALINGER  /   DAVID SEDARIS   /  PATTI SMITH  /  WALLACE STEVENS   /   HUNTER S. THOMPSON  /  QUINCY TROUPE  /   WILLIAM T. VOLMANN  /   WITTGENSTEIN   /   HOWARD ZINN   

Science Fiction : we are always looking for good pocket paperback science fiction.  Yet, there are a few names we don't need:  Asimov / Aspin / Tolkien / Star Trek / Star Wars / Arthur C. Clarke... 




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