Fiction

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END OF OCTOBER

Written by Wright, Lawrence
In this riveting medical thriller--from the Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author--Dr. Henry Parsons, an unlikely but appealing hero, races to find the origins and cure of a mysterious new killer virus as it brings the world to its knees. At an internment camp in Indonesia, forty-seven people are pronounced dead with acute hemorrhagic fever.
May 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 400 Pages |
$27.95
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FIVE BOOKS OF (ROBERT) MOSES

Written by Nersesian, Arthur
"Nersesian is one of my favorite New York authors; this tome is one to lose yourself in."--Bob Odenkirk, actor, Breaking Bad
July 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Akashic Books | 1504 Pages |
$44.95
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TRACE ELEMENTS: A COMISSARIO GUIDO BRUNETTI MYSTERY (ON SALE 3-3)

Written by Leon, Donna
When Dottoressa Donato calls the Questura to report that a dying patient at the hospice Fatebenefratelli wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding."They killed him. It was bad money. I told him no," Benedetta Toso gasps the words about her recently-deceased husband, Vittorio Fadalto.
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Atlantic Monthly Press |
$27.00
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MEMOIRS AND MISINFORMATION

Written by Vachon, Dana
"None of this is real and all of it is true." --Jim Carrey Meet Jim Carrey. Sure, he's an insanely successful and beloved movie star drowning in wealth and privilege--but he's also lonely. Maybe past his prime. Maybe even . . . getting fat? He's tried diets, gurus, and cuddling with his military-grade Israeli guard dogs, but nothing seems to lift the cloud of emptiness and ennui.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 272 Pages |
$27.95
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INDELICACY

Written by Cain, Amina
"Indelicacy isn't merely a book, it's a world; a world I wanted to live in, forever . . . Arch, yet warm; aspiring and impervious; confiding and enigmatic; reposing and intrepid; Cain has conjured a protagonist who purged my mind and filled my heart." --Claire-Louise Bennett, author of Pond
February 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$25.00
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INVENTORY OF LOSSES

Written by Schalansky, Judith
With meticulous research and a vivid awareness of why we should care about these losses, Judith Schalansky, the acclaimed author of Atlas of Remote Islands, lets these objects speak for themselves: she ventriloquizes the tone of other sources, burrows into the language of contemporaneous accounts, and deeply interrogates the very notion of memory.
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 224 Pages |
$22.95
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SPADEWORK FOR A PALACE

Written by Krasznahorkai, Laszlo
Spadework for a Palace bears the subtitle "Entering the Madness of Others" and offers an epigraph: "Reality is no obstacle." Indeed.
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 64 Pages |
$14.95
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FAMOUS MAGICIAN

Written by Aira, Cesar
Only César Aira could have cooked up this witch's potion (and only he would plop phantom Mont Blanc pens into his cauldron, as well as jackals and fearsome crocodiles from the banks of the Nile)--a brew bubbling over with the question: where does literature end and magic begin?
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 48 Pages |
$14.95
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WOMAN WHO KILLED THE FISH

Written by Lispector, Clarice
"The Mystery of the Thinking Rabbit" is a detective story which explains that bunnies think with their noses: for a single idea a bunny might "scrunch up his nose fifteen thousand times" (he may not be too bright, but "he's not foolish at all when it comes to making babies").
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 64 Pages |
$14.95
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THREE STREETS

Written by Tawada, Yoko
The always astonishing Yoko Tawada here takes a walk on the supernatural side of the street. In "Kollwitzstrasse," as the narrator muses on former East Berlin's new bourgeois health food stores, so popular with the wealthy young people, a ghost boy begs her to buy him the old-fashioned sweets he craves. She worries that sugar's still sugar--but why lecture him, since he's already dead?
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 64 Pages |
$14.95

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