Literature

TODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT

Written by Semple, Maria
* Instant New York Times Bestseller *
June 27, 2017 | Paperback | Back Bay Books | 288 Pages |
$16.99

KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK

Written by Irving, Washington
The story of a young adventurer, Godfrey Morgan, and his deportment instructor, Professor T. Artelett, who embark on a round-the-world ocean voyage. Their ship is wrecked and they are cast away on a remote island, where they rescue and befriend an African slave, Carefinotu.
December 15, 2016 | Paperback | Createspace Independent Publishing Platform | 358 Pages |
$18.99

SHEPHERDESS OF SIENA: A NOVEL OF RENAISSANCE TUSCANY

Written by Lafferty, Linda
Raised by her aunt and uncle amidst the rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside, young orphan Virginia Tacci has always harbored a deep love for horses--though she knows she may never have the chance to ride. As a shepherdess in sixteenth-century Italy, Virginia's possibilities are doubly limited by her peasant class and her gender.
March 31, 2015 | Paperback | Lake Union Publishing | 576 Pages |
$14.95

MUSEUM OF INNOCENCE

Written by Pamuk, Orhan
It is 1975, a perfect spring in Istanbul. Kemal and Sibel, children of two prominent families, are about to become engaged. But when Kemal encounters Füsun, a beautiful shopgirl and a distant relation, he becomes enthralled. And once they violate the code of virginity, a rift begins to open between Kemal and the world of the Westernized Istanbul bourgeoisie.
October 5, 2010 | Paperback | Vintage | 560 Pages |
$16.95

THERESE DESQUEYROUX

Written by Mauriac, Francois
François Mauriac's masterpiece and one of the greatest Catholic novels, Thérèse Desqueyroux is the haunting story of an unhappily married young woman whose desperation drives her to thoughts of murder. Mauriac paints an unforgettable portrait of spiritual isolation and despair, but he also dramatizes the complex realities of forgiveness, grace, and redemption.
March 11, 2005 | Paperback | Rowman & Littlefield Publishers | 144 Pages |
$25.95

ARTIFICIAL SILK GIRL

Written by Keun, Irmgard
Before Sex and the City there was Bridget Jones. And before Bridget Jones was The Artificial Silk Girl. In 1931, a young woman writer living in Germany was inspired by Anita Loos's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes to describe pre-war Berlin and the age of cinematic glamour through the eyes of a woman.
June 14, 2011 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) | 194 Pages |
$17.95

GEORG

Written by Kracauer, Siegfried
Best remembered today for his brilliant study of early German cinema, From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological Study of the German Film, and for his involvement with the Frankfurt School (he mentored Theodor Adorno), Siegfried Kracauer (1889-1966) was the editor for cultural affairs at Germany's leading liberal newspaper, the Frankfurter Zeitung, during the Weimar Republic until its
October 25, 2016 | Paperback | Publication Studio Hudson | 384 Pages |
$18.00

TABLE

Written by Ponge, Francis
Written from 1967 to 1973 over a series of early mornings in seclusion in his country home, The Table offers a final chapter in Francis Ponge's interrogation of the unassuming objects in his life: in this case, the table upon which he wrote.
May 23, 2017 | Paperback | Wakefield Press | 104 Pages |
$12.95

KING IN THE GOLDEN MASK

Written by Schwob, Marcel
First published in French in 1892 and never before translated fully into English, The King in the Golden Mask gathers 21 of Marcel Schwob's cruelest and most erudite tales.
June 6, 2017 | Paperback | Wakefield Press | 176 Pages |
$14.95

MY PAPA AND THE MAID OF ORLEANS AND OTHER GROTESQUES

Written by Mynona
Mynona's other 1921 collection of grotesques is no less provocative and just as indefinable in nature--even close to a century after its original publication. These twelve off-kilter parabolic tales include items such as "The Chamber Pot as Lifesaver," "The Art of Self-Embalming," "The Maiden as Toothpowder," "Your Panties Are Beautiful!" and "The Amorous Corpse." E.T.A.
August 22, 2017 | Paperback | Wakefield Press | 96 Pages |
$12.95

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