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  • The Street Kids
    The Street Kids (English, Paperback) Pier Paolo Pasolini

    First published in 1955, Pasolini's masterpiece caused such public outrage that he was charged with obscenity and the book banned. Set in Rome's poverty-stricken neighbourhoods during the post-war years, it tells the story of a group of adolescents who live hand-to-mouth, their days filled with odd jobs, petty crime and prostitution, their hunger growing as Italy begins to enjoy a period of...

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  • Silk
    Silk (English, Paperback) Alessandro Baricco

    'Deeply moving - a delicately crafted love story and an anatomy of desire' Guardian

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  • The Beach At Night
    The Beach At Night (English, Hardback) Elena Ferrante, Mara Cerri

    A return to the tale at the center of the novel, The Lost Daughter, considered by the author to be a turning point in her development as a writer, traces the story behind the story of a doll who experiences a range of human emotions when she is accidentally left behind at the beach. Original.

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  • Emmaus
    Emmaus (English, Paperback) Alessandro Baricco

    Four teenage boys stand on a bridge in the rain, staring down at a fast-flowing river. They're not talking; they're all thinking about the beautiful and enigmatic Andre?only a few months before, she had piled on every piece of clothing she owned and jumped into the black water below. Since then, the boys have been obsessed with the girl who tried to kill herself?the girl who takes men one after another into the bathroom of the local cinema, and who is forcing these devout Catholic boys to question everything they know about devotion, desire, and sin. A haunting novel from one of the masters of contemporary European fiction, Emmaus brilliantly evokes the perils and uncertainties of youth.

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  • The Baron in the Trees
    The Baron in the Trees (English, Paperback) Italo Calvino

    A landmark new translation of a Calvino classic, a whimsical, spirited novel that imagines a life lived entirely on its own terms

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  • Mike Kelley
    Mike Kelley (English, Hardback) Ann Goldstein

    This thematic retrospective catalogue is the most comprehensive volume ever published on the iconoclastic American artist Mike Kelley.

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  • Zibaldone
    Zibaldone (English, Paperback) Giacomo Leopardi

    A groundbreaking translation of the epic work of one of the great minds of the nineteenth century...

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  • Mr. Gwyn
    Mr. Gwyn (English, Hardback) Alessandro Baricco

    After celebrated author Jasper Gwyn suddenly and publicly announces that he will never write another book, he embarks on a strange new career path as a copyist,? holding thirty-day sittings in a meticulously appointed room and producing, at the end, brief but profoundly rich portraits in prose. The surprising, beautiful, and even frightening results are received with rapture by their subjectsamong...

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  • Emmaus
    Emmaus (English, Hardback) Alessandro Baricco

    The secular and the pious. The rich and the poor. Those with ?a capacity for destiny? and those who ?cannot afford it.? Emmaus is a world of stark contrasts, one in which four young men?all from proud, struggling families, and all lusting after Andre, a hyper- sexual woman?are goaded from adolescence to manhood in a torrent of exploits and crises, sexual awakenings and morbid depressions, naivety and fatalism. A brilliant portrait of the perils and uncertainties of youth and faith, Emmaus is a remarkable novel from one of the very best writers in Europe.

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  • Night Bus
    Night Bus (English, Paperback) Giampero Rigosi

    Leila is young, beautiful and a hustler who robs hapless men picked up in trendy nightclubs of Bologna. It's easy money, until she ends up with a document at the centre of a carefully crafted plot of political blackmail. She is now pursued by two secret service operatives, a goon hired by the blackmailer and the police, in this crime adventure.

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  • This Has Happened
    This Has Happened (English, Paperback) Piera Sonnino

    In the vein of Primo Levi's bestseller Survival in Auschwitz comes this rare and stark testimonial of an Italian woman who survived the Nazi concentration camps.

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  • Without Blood
    Without Blood (English, Paperback) Alessandro Baricco

    'Contained in theses few page is a complete portrait of what it means to be human, at our most elemental, and the effect is awesome.' The Observer

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  • Mozart's Sister
    Mozart's Sister (English, Paperback) Rita Charbonnier

    A richly textured historical novel offers a fictional portrait of the life of Maria Anna Mozart, the older sister of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and a musical prodigy in her own right, who was forced by their father to put aside her talent to become a piano teacher to support his ambitious plans for her brother, until a potential suitor helps her find a way to express her musical genius. A first...

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  • A Tranquil Star
    A Tranquil Star (English, Paperback) Primo Levi

    A Tranquil Star, the first new American collection of Primo Levi previously untranslated fiction to appear since 1990, affirms his position as one of the twentieth century's most enduring writers.

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  • The Complete Works of Primo Levi
    The Complete Works of Primo Levi (English, Hardback) Primo Levi

    2015 Washington Post Notable Book The Complete Works of Primo Levi, which includes seminal works like If This Is a Man and The Periodic Table, finally gathers all fourteen of Levi's books-memoirs, essays, poetry, commentary, and fiction-into three slipcased volumes.

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  • Lawrence Weiner
    Lawrence Weiner (English, Hardback) Donna De Salvo

    Lawrence Weiner is one of the primary figures associated with the emergence of conceptual art in the 1960s. This publication represents the full range of Weiner's practice, since the early 1960s, from his early paintings to his work in language, including works on paper, films, videos, books, and public commissions.

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  • Peter Fischli David Weiss
    Peter Fischli David Weiss (English, Hardback) Nancy Spector, Nat Trotman

    Paying tribute to an artistic partnership of more than 30 years, this richly illustrated book explores Peter Fischli and David Weiss's acclaimed and influential body of work, known for its sly humour and profound meditations on the everyday.

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  • The Story of Don Juan
    The Story of Don Juan (English, Hardback) Alessandro Baricco, Alessandro Maria Nacar

    "The crazy life and courageous death of a man who loved women too much to want only one." Don Juan is a passionate lover of life and nearly 1,000 women. But one day he kills the Commendatore of Calatrava in a duel, and so begins the end for the incorrigible seducer.

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  • In Other Words
    In Other Words (English, Paperback) Jhumpa Lahiri

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  • Cosima Von Bonin
    Cosima Von Bonin (English, Paperback) Manfred Hermes, Bennett Simpson $51.70 $64.00
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