Literature

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BLESSED AS WE WERE: LATE SELECTED AND NEW POEMS, 2001-2018

Written by Stern, Gerald
"A sometimes comic, sometimes tragic visionary" (Edward Hirsch), Gerald Stern is an essential and unwavering presence in American poetry. Blessed as We Were distills the poet's characteristic bardic voice through the persistent presence of memory, whether buoyant or weighty, explored from Last Blue (2002) through Galaxy Love (2017).
January 21, 2020 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 320 Pages |
$26.95
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VIRTUOSO

Written by Moskovich, Yelena
Jana was born in Prague shortly after the self-immolating Czech martyrs Jan Palach and Jan Zajic committed their ritual protestations against Soviet influence. As Communism began to crumble, Jana's unremarkable life becomes more remarkable when a precocious young girl named Zorka moves into the apartment building with her mother and sick father.
January 14, 2020 | Paperback | Two Dollar Radio | 256 Pages |
$15.99
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SOULS FOR SALE

Written by Hughes, Rupert
Rupert Hughes's Souls for Sale was a wildly successful Hollywood novel of the 1920s, which Hughes himself adapted for the screen in 1923. In it, Remember "Mem" Steddon is forced to move west after becoming pregnant, and on the way becomes involved in a film production taking place in the desert.
March 24, 2020 | Paperback | Los Angeles Review of Books |
$16.00
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MOBY DICK: ILLUSTRATED BY GILBERT WILSON

500 pages, 150+ illustrations71/2 × 91/4 in. 19.05 × 23.495 cm.
October 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Hat & Beard Press | 320 Pages |
$50.00
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NOTHING

Written by Kureishi, Hanif
"A punchy, disturbing fable."--Alex Clark, The Guardian Waldo, a fêted filmmaker, is confined by old age and ill health to his London apartment. Frail and frustrated, he is cared for by his lovely younger wife, Zee.
December 3, 2019 | Paperback | Faber & Faber | 176 Pages |
$14.00
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BLUES FOR OUTLAW HEARTS AND BROKEN WHORES

Written by Carlotto, Massimo
International secret police operations, drug trafficking, prostitution, and identity theft set the stage for the eternal struggle between Good and Evil.
February 4, 2020 | Paperback | World Noir | 208 Pages |
$17.00
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OUR FATHERS

Written by Wait, Rebecca
Nobody knows why John Baird, a quiet family man, decided one day to pick up a shotgun and murder his wife and children. On the remote Scottish island of Skellag, violent crime is unheard of, and the killings sent shockwaves through this tiny community in which the Bairds were well-known and liked.
February 11, 2020 | Paperback | Europa Editions | 240 Pages |
$17.00
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ENLIGHTENMENT OF THE GREENGAGE TREE

Written by Azar, Shokoofeh
From the pen of one of Iran's rising literary stars, The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree is a family story about the unbreakable connection between the living and the dead.
January 7, 2020 | Paperback | Europa Editions | 272 Pages |
$18.00
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JUST AFTER THE WAVE

Written by Collette, Sandrine
A small boat, alone on the furious ocean. A family stranded on an island, battered by waves on all sides. A decision which looms, unavoidable, on the horizon.
January 14, 2020 | Paperback | Europa Editions | 304 Pages |
$18.00
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SEA MONSTERS

Written by Aridjis, Chloe
"Aridjis is deft at conjuring the teenage swooniness that apprehends meaning below every surface. Like Sebald's or Cusk's, her haunted writing patrols its own omissions . . . The figure of the shipwreck looms large for Aridjis.
February 18, 2020 | Paperback | Catapult | 224 Pages |
$16.95

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