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  • Ruta Tannenbaum
    Ruta Tannenbaum (English, Paperback) Miljenko Jergovic

    "First published in Croatian in 2007. Copyright (c) by Miljenko Jergovic/Actes Sud"--T.p. verso.

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  • Coming from an Off-Key Time
    Coming from an Off-Key Time (English, Paperback) Bogdan Suceava

    The fall of communism in Eastern Europe in 1989 marked, in one famous formulation, the "end of history." In his apocalyptic novel Coming from an Off-Key Time, Bogdan Suceava satirizes the events in his native Romania since the violent end of the Ceausescu regime that fateful year.

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  • All This Belongs to Me
    All This Belongs to Me (English, Paperback) Petra Hulova

    Chronicles the lives of three generations of women in a Mongolian family. Told from the point of view of a mother, three sisters, and the daughter of one of the sisters, this story of secrets and betrayals takes us from the daily rhythms of nomadic life on the steppe to the harsh realities of urban alcoholism and prostitution in the capital.

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  • Tworki
    Tworki (English, Paperback) Marek Bienczyk

    In Tworki, a village just southwest of Warsaw, there is a psychiatric hospital and in that hospital, the patients and their caretakers are hidden from the war just outside their iron gates. Our hero, Jurek, answers an ad in the paper for a job there and finds himself keeping the books alongside a knock-out strawberry blonde named Sonia.

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  • Gaps
    Gaps (English, Paperback) Bohumil Hrabal

    Gaps begins with Hrabal receiving the long anticipated advance copy of his first short story collection, Perlicka na dne (Pearl of the Deep). Hrabal's career as a successful writer starts here, and the novel details his rise on the domestic front, his relationship with influential Czech artists and writers, as well as the international recognition he gains from novels such as Closely Watched Trains.

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  • The Apology and the Last Days
    The Apology and the Last Days (English, Paperback) Borislav Pekic

    "First published in Serbian under the title Odbrana i posledjni dani, c1977."

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  • Vita Nuova
    Vita Nuova (English, Paperback) Bohumil Hrabal

    Showcases the author's bohemian intellectual life, and his relationship with Vladimir Boudnik.

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  • And Other Stories
    And Other Stories (English, Paperback) Georgi Gospodinov

    A collection of short stories, which includes a tongue-in-cheek crime/horror story or the Christmas story of a pig, a language game leading to an unexpected epiphany or an inward-looking tale built on the complexity of a puzzle box, and more.

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  • Sailing Against the Wind
    Sailing Against the Wind (English, Paperback) Jaan Kross

    "First published in Estonian under the title Vastutuulelaev: Bernhard Schmidti romaan in 1987 by Eesti Raamat in Tallinn, Estonia. Copyright (c) The Estate of Jaan Kross. Published by arrangement with Werner Soderstrom Ltd. (WSOY), Finland."

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  • The Ninth
    The Ninth (English, Paperback) Ferenc Barnas

    Set in a sleepy village north of Budapest in 1968, this touching, unsettling novel paints a richly wrought portrait of mid-twentieth-century Hungary. The narrator is the ninth child of a family distinguished by its size, poverty, faith, and abundance of physical and psychological disabilities. His confusion is exacerbated by the strict, secretive Catholic household his parents keep in the face of...

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  • The Prophecy and Other Stories
    The Prophecy and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Drago Jancar

    A collection of short stories that present the struggle of individuals against powerful forces.

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  • Lightning from the Depths
    Lightning from the Depths (English, Paperback) Robert Elsie

    An English collection to present the range of Albanian verse from the early Christian traditions to the influence of Islam and the Ottoman Empire and from the beginnings of a modern tradition, quashed by the Stalinists.

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  • Tworki
    Tworki (English, Hardback) Marek Bienczyk

    In Tworki, a village just southwest of Warsaw, there is a psychiatric hospital and in that hospital, the patients and their caretakers are hidden from the war just outside their iron gates. Our hero, Jurek, answers an ad in the paper for a job there and finds himself keeping the books alongside a knock-out strawberry blonde named Sonia.

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  • Lightning from the Depths
    Lightning from the Depths (English, Hardback) Robert Elsie

    An English collection to present the range of Albanian verse from the early Christian traditions to the influence of Islam and the Ottoman Empire and from the beginnings of a modern tradition, quashed by the Stalinists.

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  • In-house Weddings
    In-house Weddings (English, Hardback) Bohumil Hrabal

    Inspired by "Mrs Tolstoy and Mrs Dostoevsky, whose biographies about their husbands have been published in Prague," the author presents his own autobiographical work, ostensibly fiction, from his wife's point of view. In this first of the trilogy, we meet the author through the eyes of his wife Eliska.

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  • In-house Weddings
    In-house Weddings (English, Paperback) Bohumil Hrabal

    Inspired by "Mrs Tolstoy and Mrs Dostoevsky, whose biographies about their husbands have been published in Prague," the author presents his own autobiographical work, ostensibly fiction, from his wife's point of view. In this first of the trilogy, we meet the author through the eyes of his wife Eliska.

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  • And Other Stories
    And Other Stories (English, Hardback) Georgi Gospodinov

    A collection of short stories, which includes a tongue-in-cheek crime/horror story or the Christmas story of a pig, a language game leading to an unexpected epiphany or an inward-looking tale built on the complexity of a puzzle box, and more.

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  • The Last Journey of Ago Ymeri
    The Last Journey of Ago Ymeri (English, Paperback) Bashkim Shehu

    In a remote Albanian village, a place of banishment, a stranger appears, claiming to be Viktor Dragoti and looking for his long-lost love. That Viktor Dragoti has been dead for nine years, killed by the Albanian coast guard while trying to swim to freedom, only adds to the stranger's mystery.

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  • The Last Journey of Ago Ymeri
    The Last Journey of Ago Ymeri (English, Hardback) Bashkim Shehu

    In a remote Albanian village, a place of banishment, a stranger appears, claiming to be Viktor Dragoti and looking for his long-lost love. That Viktor Dragoti has been dead for nine years, killed by the Albanian coast guard while trying to swim to freedom, only adds to the stranger's mystery.

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  • Balkan Beauty, Balkan Blood
    Balkan Beauty, Balkan Blood (English, Hardback) Robert Elsie

    Represents three decades of Albanian writing - especially the burst of creativity in the newfound freedom of the 1990s - readers will encounter work that reflects the literary paradox of Eastern Europe in the late twentieth century. This book provides English-speaking readers with an elucidating overview of the nation's literature.

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