Literature

INCEST

Written by Angot, Christine
A daring novel that made Christine Angot one of the most controversial figures in contemporary France recounts the narrator's incestuous relationship with her father. Tess Lewis's forceful translation brings into English this audacious novel of taboo.
November 7, 2017 | Paperback | Archipelago Books | 160 Pages |
$16.00

FOR ISABEL: A MANDALA

Written by Tabucchi, Antonio
A metaphysical detective story about love and existence from the Italian master, Antonio Tabucchi. When Tadeus sets out to find Isabel, his former love, he soon finds himself on a metaphysical journey across the world, one that calls into question the meaning of time and existence and the power of words. Isabel disappeared many years ago.
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | Archipelago Books | 144 Pages |
$16.00

KING OF FOOLS

Written by Dard, Frederic
An ingenious thriller, set in Edinburgh, from the master of French noir. Jean-Marie can't believe his luck when he has a passionate triste with a beautiful young Englishwoman, Marjory, who is holidaying in the Cote d'Azur. However, when he discovers his lover is married he is crestfallen, and when she returns to her home in rainy Edinburgh he is heartbroken.
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | Pushkin Vertigo | 193 Pages |
$13.95
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EVENINGS: A WINTER'S TALE

Written by Reve, Gerard
THE FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF A POSTWAR MASTERPIECE 'I work in an office. I take cards out of a file. Once I have taken them out, I put them back in again. That is it.' Twenty-three-year-old Frits - office worker, daydreamer, teller of inappropriate jokes - finds life absurd and inexplicable. He lives with his parents, who drive him mad.
January 9, 2018 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 320 Pages |
$14.95
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SPRING GARDEN

Written by Shibasaki, Tomoka
Winner of the Akutagawa Prize, a sharp, photo-realistic novella of memory and thwarted hope: part of our Japanese novella series, showcasing the best contemporary Japanese writing
November 7, 2017 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 154 Pages |
$13.95
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MADONNA IN A FUR COAT

Written by Ali, Sabahattin
Available in English for the first time, this best-selling Turkish classic of love and alienation in a changing world captures the vibrancy of interwar Berlin.
November 7, 2017 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) |
$15.95
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ALL DAYS ARE NIGHT

Written by Stamm, Peter
Peter Stamm, short-listed for the Man Booker International Prize, breaks new ground in this haunting novel about survival, self-reliance, and art, available for the first time in paperback.
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) | 192 Pages |
$14.95
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TO THE BACK OF BEYOND

Written by Stamm, Peter
Man Booker Prize nominee Peter Stamm explores in his sixth novel what it means to be in the middle of nowhere, in mind and in body. Happily married with two children and a comfortable home in a Swiss town, Thomas and Astrid enjoy a glass of wine in their garden on a night like any other.
October 3, 2017 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) | 160 Pages |
$15.95
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FOR TWO THOUSAND YEARS

Written by Sebastian, Mihail
Available in English for the first time, Mihail Sebastian's classic 1934 novel delves into the mind of a Jewish student in Romania during the fraught years preceding World War II.
September 12, 2017 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) | 240 Pages |
$16.95
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RAMSES THE DAMNED: THE PASSION OF CLEOPATRA

Written by Rice, Christopher
From the iconic and bestselling author of The Mummy and The Vampire Chronicles, a mesmerizing, glamorous new tale of ancient feuds and modern passions. Ramses the Great, former pharaoh of Egypt, is reawakened by the elixir of life in Edwardian England.
November 21, 2017 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 416 Pages |
$16.00

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