Literature

INVISIBLE MONSTERS OE

Written by Chuck Palahniuk
When a freeway "accident" leaves a beautiful fashion model disfigured and incapable of speech, she seeks to reinvent herself and her world, along with her new friend, Brandy Alexander, a transvestite who is one operation away from becoming a real woman
September 17, 1999 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 297 Pages |
$15.95

TO THE END OF THE LAND

Written by David Grossman
Fleeing to Galilee in despair when her son voluntarily rejoins the Israeli army, Ora drags along estranged family friend Avram, a tortured former POW to whom she relates her experiences of motherhood against a backdrop of constant war and fear.
August 1, 2011 | Paperback | Vintage Books | 651 Pages |
$16.95

PENDRAGON LEGEND

Written by Antal Szerb
At an end-of-London-season soirée, the young Hungarian scholar-dilettante Janos Bátky is introduced to the Earl of Gwynedd, a reclusive eccentric who is the subject of strange rumors.
April 1, 2007 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 240 Pages |
$15.95

APOTHECARY MELCHIOR AND THE GHOST OF RATASKAEVU STREET

Written by Indrek Hargla
Tallinn, 1419. What links the Keeper of the Tower, a prostitute and a Flemish painter to a haunted house on Rataskaevu Street? All three claim to have seen a ghost near the house, and each is found dead soon afterwards. Melchior Wakenstede, apothecary and assistant bailiff, is charged with unearthing the truth.
January 4, 2016 | PB | 288 Pages |
$15.95
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SIMPLE ART OF MURDER

Written by Chandler, Raymond
An essay on detective fiction accompanies eight stories about a politician's murder, a hotel detective, missing pearls, and gangsters
September 12, 1988 | Paperback | Vintage Crime/Black Lizard | 384 Pages |
$15.95
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LITTLE SISTER

Written by Chandler, Raymond
Philip Marlowe finds himself in the underbelly of Hollywood after a visit from Orfamay Quest, an old-fashioned girl from Manhattan, Kansas who is worried about her missing brother
August 12, 1988 | Paperback | Vintage Crime/Black Lizard | 256 Pages |
$15.95
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DOWN THERE ON A VISIT

Written by Isherwood, Christopher
"A bemused, sometimes acid portrait of people caught in private sexual hells of their own making. Four episodes are connected by four narrators, all of who are called "Christopher Isherwood." Yet each is a different character inhabiting a new setting; Berlin in 1928, the Greek Isles in 1933, London in 1938, and California in 1940"--P. [4] of cover.
March 1, 1999 | Paperback | University of Minnesota Press |
$17.95
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LOST STEPS

Written by Carpentier, Alejo
"A composer, fleeing an empty existence in New York City, takes a journey with his mistress to one of the few remaining areas of the world not yet touched by civilization the upper reaches of a great South American river." -- Back cover.
February 13, 2001 | Paperback | University of Minnesota Press |
$18.50

SEDUCTION OF THE MINOTAUR (UPDATED)

Written by Nin, Anais
"Seduction of the Minotaur is the fifth and final volume of Anaèis Nin's continuous novel known as Cities of the Interior. First published by Swallow Press in 1961, the story follows the travels of the protagonist Lillian through the tropics to a Mexicancity loosely based on Acapulco, which Nin herself visited in 1947 and described in the fifth volume of her Diary.
August 12, 2014 | Paperback | Swallow Press | 148 Pages |
$14.95

ALEXANDER

Written by Mann, Klaus
This historical fantasy, written by the son of the well-known German novelist Thomas Mann, takes Alexander the Great for its subject, charting his life and career, and examining his obsession with conquest and supremacy, regardless of its effects on his friends and lovers.
May 1, 2017 | Paperback | Hesperus Press | 204 Pages |
$15.95

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