Literature

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UNDRESSING: POEMS

Written by Lee, Li-Young
"Erotic. . . . Throughout this multilayered book, [Lee] challenges readers to think and feel more deeply." -- Washington Post"Few poets write like Li- Young Lee these days, facing the biggest and broadest questions head on. . . . Fewer still ask these questions so well, and so movingly."-- Los Angeles Times
March 3, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 96 Pages |
$15.95
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WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

Written by Algren, Nelson
With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk on the Wild Side found a place in the imaginations of all the generations that have followed since.
June 24, 1998 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$18.00
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WALL

Written by Lanchester, John
In this taut, dystopian tale, an island nation ravaged by the Change has built an enormous concrete barrier around its coastline--the Wall. Joseph Kavanagh, a new Defender, has one task: to protect his section of the Wall from the Others, the desperate souls trapped amid the rising seas outside.
March 17, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 272 Pages |
$15.95
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AFTER LEAVING MR. MACKENZIE

Written by Rhys, Jean
Nowhere is Jean Rhys's talent for fully inhabiting the minds of her characters more apparent than in After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie, her masterful second novel. Rhys lays bare the desires and contradictions of her mercurial protagonist, Julia, in this haunting depiction of life after the end of a tumultuous affair.
February 25, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 192 Pages |
$15.95
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UNQUIET

Written by Ullmann, Linn
A heartbreaking and darkly funny portrait of the intricacies of family life, Unquiet is a stunning, genre- bending meditation on time, memory, and language, on growing up and growing old.
January 14, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 416 Pages |
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GOOD MORNING, MIDNIGHT

Written by Rhys, Jean
The last of the four novels Jean Rhys wrote in interwar Paris, Good Morning, Midnight is the culmination of a searing literary arc, which established Rhys as an astute observer of human tragedy. Her everywoman heroine, Sasha, must confront the loves-- and losses-- of her past in this mesmerizing and formally daring psychological portrait.
February 25, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 192 Pages |
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WHITE NIGHTS

Written by Cleeves, Ann
The electrifying follow-up to the Dagger Award-winning Raven Black.
June 9, 2009 | Paperback | Minotaur Books | 391 Pages |
$17.99
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THAT AWFUL MESS ON THE VIA MERULANA

Written by Gadda, Carlo Emilio
In a large apartment house in central Rome, two crimes are committed within a matter of days: a burglary, in which a good deal of money and precious jewels are taken, and a murder, as a young woman whose husband is out of town is found with her throat cut.
February 27, 2007 | PB | New York Review of Books |
$17.95
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CASTLE OF CROSSED DESTINIES

Written by Calvino, Italo
A series of short, fantastic narratives inspired by fifteenth-century tarot cards and their archetypical images. Full-color and black-and-white reproductions of tarot cards. Translated by William Weaver.A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
April 16, 1979 | Paperback | Mariner Books |
$16.95

TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT

Written by Hemingway, Ernest
"To Have and Have Not" is the dramatic story of Harry Morgan, an honest man who is forced into running contraband between Cuba and Key West as a means of keeping his crumbling family financially afloat. His adventures lead him into the world of the wealthy and dissipated yachtsmen who throng the region, and involve him in a strange and unlikely love affair.
March 20, 1996 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company | 272 Pages |
$16.00

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