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The Stranger
The Stranger
by Albert Camus
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Since it was first published in English, in 1946, Albert Camus's extraordinary first novel, The Stranger (L'Etranger), has had a profound impact on millions of American readers. Through this story of an ordinary man who unwittingly gets drawn into a... (read more)

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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The only English translation authorized by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn First published in the Soviet journal Novy Mir in 1962, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich stands as a classic of contemporary literature. The story of labor-camp inmate Ivan... (read more)

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No Exit and Three Other Plays
No Exit and Three Other Plays
by Jean Paul Sartre
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4 plays about an existential portrayal of Hell, the reworking of the Electra-Orestes story, the conflict of a young intellectual torn between theory and conflict and an arresting attack on American racism.... (read more)

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The Trial: A New Translation Based on the Restored Text
The Trial: A New Translation Based on the Restored Text
by Franz Kafka and Breon Mitchell
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Written in 1914, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century: the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get... (read more)

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The Sound of Waves
The Sound of Waves
by Yukio Mishima
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Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. A young fisherman is entranced at the sight of the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. They fall in love, but must then endure the... (read more)

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My Name is Red
My Name is Red
by Orhan Pamuk
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At once a fiendishly devious mystery, a beguiling love story, and a brilliant symposium on the power of art, My Name Is Red is a transporting tale set amid the splendor and religious intrigue of sixteenth-century Istanbul, from one of the most prominent... (read more)

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Notes from Underground
Notes from Underground
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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A collection of powerful stories by one of the masters of Russian literature, illustrating the author's thoughts on political philosophy, religion and above all, humanity.... (read more)

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The House of the Spirits
The House of the Spirits
by Isabel Allende
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Here, in an astonishing debut by a gifted storyteller, is the magnificent saga of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph. They are the Truebas. And theirs is a world you will not want to leave... (read more)

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The Death of Artemio Cruz
The Death of Artemio Cruz
by Carlos Fuentes
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As the novel opens, Artemio Cruz, the all-powerful newspaper magnate and land baron, lies confined to his bed and, in dreamlike flashes, recalls the pivotal episodes of his life. Carlos Fuentes manipulates the ensuing kaleidoscope of images with dazzling... (read more)

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Blindness
Blindness
by Jose Saramago
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In Blindness, a city is overcome by an epidemic of blindness that spares only one woman. She becomes a guide for a group of seven strangers and serves as the eyes and ears for the reader in this profound parable of loss and disorientation. We return to... (read more)

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The Conference of The Birds (Penguin Classics)
The Conference of The Birds (Penguin Classics)
by Farid Ud Din Attar
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The acclaimed translation of a magnificent work of Persian poetry—now updated with new material Composed in the twelfth century in northeastern Iran, Farid Attar’s great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian... (read more)

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Silence
Silence
by Shusaku Endo
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A novel of faith and doubt set in medieval Japan. Endo relates the history of the Japanese Christians who were persecuted after the rise to power of the samurai in the 17th century, and in particular the plight of Japanese priests who were forced to... (read more)

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View with a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems
View with a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems
by Wislawa Szymborska
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From one of Europes most prominent and celebrated poets, a collection remarkable for its graceful lyricism. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiosity, Szymborska documents lifes improbability as well as its transient beauty to capture the wonder... (read more)

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Duino Elegies: A Bilingual Edition
Duino Elegies: A Bilingual Edition
by Rainer Maria Rilke
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Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angelic orders? and even if one of them pressed me suddenly to his heart: I'd be consumed in that overwhelming existence. For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror, which we can just barely endure, and... (read more)

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Soul Mountain
Soul Mountain
by Xingjian Gao
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In 1983 Chinese playwright, critic, fiction writer, and painter Gao Xingjian was diagnosed with lung cancer and faced imminent death. But six weeks later, a second examination revealed the cancer was gone, and he was thrown back into the world of the... (read more)

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Palace Walk (Cairo Trilogy #1)
Palace Walk (Cairo Trilogy #1)
by Naguib Mahfouz
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The master work by the 1988 Nobel Prize winner in literature, this stunning book, which introduces the engrossing saga of a Muslim family in Cairo during Egypt's occupation by British forces in the early 1990s, is "a majestic and capacious accomplishment"... (read more)

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The Three-Arched Bridge
The Three-Arched Bridge
by Ismail Kadare
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Set amid the impending chaos of the medieval Balkans, this chilling tour de force by Albania's greatest living writer is at once a superbly realized work of historical fiction and a Kafkaesque parable of the barbarism currently sweeping its author's... (read more)

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The Liberated Bride
The Liberated Bride
by A B Yehoshua
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER "A world-class writer at the height of his powers." --The Boston Globe Yochanan Rivlin, professor of Near Eastern studies at Haifa University, is a man of boundless and often naïve curiosity. His wife Hagit is tolerant of... (read more)

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All the Names
All the Names
by Jose Saramago
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"You know the name you were given, you do not know the name that you have," reads the epigraph of All the Names, a captivating and gorgeously written allegorical tale of identity penned by the illustrious José Saramago, which concerns... (read more)

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Women of Sand and Myrrh
Women of Sand and Myrrh
by Hanan Al Shaykh
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