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  • The Recognitions
    The Recognitions (English, Paperback) William Gaddis

    A great masterpiece by William Gaddis, with a new introduction by William H. Gass.

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  • Dodge Rose
    Dodge Rose (English, Paperback) Jack Cox

    Eliza travels to Sydney to deal with the estate of her Aunt Dodge, and finds Maxine, a hitherto unknown cousin, occupying Dodge's apartment. When legal complications derail plans to live it up on their inheritance, the women's lives become consumed by absurd attempts to deal with Australian tax law, as well their own mounting boredom and squalor. The most astonishing debut novel of the...

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  • JR
    JR (English, Paperback) William Gaddis

    A great masterpiece by William Gaddis, with a new introduction by Rick Moody.

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  • Son of Man
    Son of Man (English, Paperback) Yi Yi

    One of the greatest living Korean writers here details the quest of a young seminary student seeking transcendence, running through many Western and East Asian theologies in the process. Deciding that Jesus was not truly "the son of man," the student sets out to create his own alternative to Christ, and winds up dead. Soon, the detective called in to solve the killing winds up with more than a...

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  • Log of the S.S the Mrs Unguentine
    Log of the S.S the Mrs Unguentine (English, Paperback) Stanley Crawford, Ben Marcus

    "A captivating short work almost beyond description."?The New Yorker

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  • Kvachi
    Kvachi (English, Paperback) Mikheil Javakhishvili

    This is, in brief, the story of a swindler, a Georgian Felix Krull, or perhaps a cynical Don Quixote, named Kvachi Kvachantiradze: womanizer, cheat, perpetrator of insurance fraud, bank-robber, associate of Rasputin, filmmaker, revolutionary, and pimp. Though originally denounced as pornographic, Kvachi's tale is one of the great classics of twentieth-century Georgian literature--and a hilarious...

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  • A Sentimental Novel
    A Sentimental Novel (English, Paperback) Alain Robbe-Grillet

    In France, Alain Robbe-Grillet's final novel was sold in shrink-wrap, labeled with a sticker warning readers that this perverse fairy tale might offend certain sensibilities. It tells the story of Gigi, also known as Djinn, who is being schooled by her father to be a perfect slave and mistress. Running the gamut of unacceptable subject matter from incest to torture, this book abounds with...

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  • The Collected Short Stories
    The Collected Short Stories (English, Paperback) Dermot Healy

    Dermot Healy wrote intricate and innovative short stories that, along with works by Neil Jordan and Desmond Hogan, relaunched the Irish short story tradition. Set in small-town Ireland and the equally suffocating confines of the Irish expat communities of 1970s London, Healy's stories show compassion toward the marginalized and the dispossessed. Gathering all of Healy's stories together for the...

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  • Selected Stories
    Selected Stories (English, Paperback) Eilis Ni Dhuibhne

    This volume collects new short stories from one of Ireland's leading writers in both the Irish and English languages. Eilis Ni Dhuibhne's stories are widely acclaimed for their acute perception of Irish women's lives, the power of her verbal economy, and her skillful and unique use of both humor and the fantastic.

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  • Short Fiction of Flann O'Brien
    Short Fiction of Flann O'Brien (English, Paperback) Flann O'Brien

    A welcome gift for every Flann O'Brien fan, this collection at last assembles his short fiction?including a final, incomplete novel, and other never-before-published pieces?into a single volume.

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  • An Egyptian Novel
    An Egyptian Novel (English, Paperback) Orly Castel-Bloom

    The protagonist has Egyptian roots going back many generations: on her father's side, to the expulsion of the Jews of Spain in 1492 when seven brothers of the Kastil family, from Castilla, landed on the Gaza coast after many trials and tribulations. Her mother's side goes back even further?3,000 years before that?for she is a descendant of the only family that Jewish history has ignored: the one...

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  • Best European Fiction 2015
    Best European Fiction 2015 (English, Paperback) West Camel

    For the past five years, this anthology has stirred reactions around the globe, exciting readers, critics, and publishers alike. Bringing new names and work of European writers to an international audience has shown the vitality of writing from Europe at a time when the number of translations has dramatically shrunk in the United States and England, thereby depriving readers of access to some of...


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  • The Field of Nonsense
    The Field of Nonsense (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Sewell

    This magnificent and witty study by an unrecognized innovator seeks to define and explore the nature of "nonsense" in literature. Relying mainly on readings of Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear, Elizabeth Sewell not only sets out plausible boundaries for what or does not constitutes gibberish, but elucidates just how much of what is considered "sensible" writing must rely on...

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  • Morning and Evening
    Morning and Evening (English, Paperback) Jon Fosse

    A child who will be named Johannes is born. An old man named Johannes dies. Between these two points, Jon Fosse gives us the details of an entire life, starkly compressed. Beginning with Johannes's father's thoughts as his wife goes into labor, and ending with Johannes's own thoughts as he embarks upon a day in his life when everything is exactly the same, yet totally different,Morning and Evening...

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  • When an Angel Goes Through the Stage and Other Essays
    When an Angel Goes Through the Stage and Other Essays (English, Paperback) Jon Fosse

    Jon Fosse said farewell to theory early in his career, choosing poetry, fiction, and drama as his mediums of choice. Here, however, in a selection from his two books of essays, we see just how incisive a critic and memoirist he can be. Not only including a generous portion of Fosse's writing on literature and theater--including the irresistable "Thomas Bernhard and His Grandfather"--this...

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  • Bodies of Summer
    Bodies of Summer (English, Paperback) Martin Felipe Castagnet

    Bodies of Summer is set in the last years of the 21st century where the existence of an afterlife is now a fact: heaven is the internet. Death is only an option as souls can be uploaded to the web and new bodies are purchased by those who choose to reenter the physical world. A pressing need to settle an old score causes Ramiro Olivares to move from the comfort of virtual existence back into a...

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  • Inland
    Inland (English, Paperback) Gerald Murnane

    Is it possible to fall in love with a correspondent based entirely on a fascination with his or her handwriting, with a map of the country they live in, with the syllables of their name? What about, then, a fictional character, in a book about a country one has never, and will never, visit?

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  • Key
    Key (English, Paperback) Mairtin O Cadhain

    In An Eochair (The Key), one of Máirtín Ó Cadhain's most Kafkaesque short stories (and one of his longest), J., a 'paper-keeper', one of the more junior civil servant positions, accidentally locks himself in his office when the key breaks in the lock. The story -- a mixture of satire, farce, black comedy and, ultimately, tragedy -- relates the efforts of J. and various other characters, his...

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  • I Saw Her That Night
    I Saw Her That Night (English, Paperback) Drago Jancar

    I Saw Her That Night, a love story in time of war, is a novel about a few years in the life and mysterious disappearance of Veronika Zarnik, a young bourgeois woman from Ljubljana, sucked into the whirlwind of a turbulent period in history. We follow her story from the perspective of five different characters, who also talk about themselves, as well as the troubled Slovenian times before and...

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  • Autoportrait
    Autoportrait (English, Paperback) Lorin Stein

    A brilliant and sobering self-portrait made up entirely of facts, and a companion to the harrowing book Suicide.

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