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Return to Travers Corners: Stories
Return to Travers Corners: Stories
by Scott Waldie
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Travers Corners, if visited by a dedicated urbanite, would be seen as nothing more than a windblown gas station of a town that would make the Middle-of-Nowhere look like Metropolis. Its a town of 329 beloved residents, from Delores who runs to the beauty... (read more)

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The Devil's Tub: Collected Stories
The Devil's Tub: Collected Stories
by Edward Hoagland
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Edward Hoagland, best known for his essays, is also an extraordinary writer as fiction, as readers of his stories “The Final Fate of Alligators” and “Kwan's Coney Island” can attest. First published in periodicals such as The Paris... (read more)

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Suki
Suki
by Suniti Namjoshi
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In Suki, Suniti Namjoshi weaves a witty and delightful tapestry from threads of longing, loss, memory, metaphor, and contemplation. Taken as a whole, the picture she draws is a stunning evocation of the love and friendship shared between... (read more)

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Motherwit
Motherwit
by Urmila Pawar
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Using the classic short story form with surprise endings to great effect, Urmila Pawar brings to life strong and clever women from all classes of society: heroines who are brave in the face of caste oppression, strong in opposing their in-laws, defiant... (read more)

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Tristana (Nyrb Classics)
Tristana (Nyrb Classics)
by Benito Perez Galdos
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Benito Pérez Galdós (1843–1920) is considered the greatest Spanish writer after Cervantes. He published a vast number of novels, plays, and collections of short stories, and is known for his thoroughly researched historical fiction... (read more)

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No Worst, There Is None
No Worst, There Is None
by Eve Mcbride
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In extravagant mid-eighties Toronto, the privileged Waites family is victimized when their talented and artistic eleven-year-old daughter Lizbett is murdered by a sexual predator. How can the family learn to cope with such horror? In an intimate... (read more)

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The Use of Man (New York Review Books Classics)
The Use of Man (New York Review Books Classics)
by Aleksandar Tisma
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Aleksandar Tišma’s The Use of Man is an unsparing and unequaled reckoning with the destruction of human life, self, and being in war, a book about a particular time and place, World War II and the Balkans, but nonetheless for all times. Set... (read more)

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Nohow on: Company, Ill Seen Ill Said, and Worstward Ho
Nohow on: Company, Ill Seen Ill Said, and Worstward Ho
by Samuel Beckett
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Collected here in one volume, Samuel Becketts three novels, which are among the most beautiful and disquieting of his later prose works, come together with the powerful resonance of his famous Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable. In Company,... (read more)

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Hermit in Paris: Autobiographical Writings
Hermit in Paris: Autobiographical Writings
by Italo Calvino
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The posthumously published collection Hermit in Paris draws together an array of Italo Calvinos autobiographical writings that provide an illuminating and unexpectedly intimate portrait of one of the postwar eras most inventive and fascinating writers... (read more)

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Berlioz, Verdi, Wagner, Britten: Great Shakespeareans: Volume XI (Great Shakespeareans)
Berlioz, Verdi, Wagner, Britten: Great Shakespeareans: Volume XI (Great Shakespeareans)
by Daniel Albright
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Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally.  In this volume, leading scholars... (read more)

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England Their England (Fonthill Complete A. G. Macdonell)
England Their England (Fonthill Complete A. G. Macdonell)
by A. G. Macdonell
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A satirical novel first published in 1933, It became a bestseller, and has endured as a classic of humor. Donald, the main character, attends a country house weekend, serves as private secretary to a Member of Parliament, attends the League of Nations... (read more)

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Driftwood
Driftwood
by Elizabeth Dutton
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Los Angeles, California: Clem Jasper is a trust fund kid with a world famous rock musician for a father. When he dies suddenly (playing ping pong) she discovers hes left her a strange legacy—a series of letters that take her on a mysterious road... (read more)

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Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism #298: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-Century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-Story Writers
Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism #298: Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Nineteenth-Century Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short-Story Writers
by Gale (cor)
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Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 19th-Century authors of all sorts -- novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, philosophers, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and writers from other... (read more)

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The Evolutionist
The Evolutionist
by Avi Sirlin
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In 1852, Alfred Wallace, a brilliant young collector of scientific specimens, pursues his pioneering fieldwork in the Malay archipelago, crystallizing his ideas about evolutionary theory, which were to be independently formulated by Charles Darwin. Why... (read more)

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Numbers in the Dark: And Other Stories
Numbers in the Dark: And Other Stories
by Italo Calvino
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The stories in Numbers in the Dark span the breadth of Italo Calvinos career and attest to his mastery of short fiction. Beginning with early works set in Italy during World War II, and drawing on Calvinos experiences as an antifascist partisan fighter... (read more)

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Flight from a Lady (Fonthill Complete A. G. Macdonell)
Flight from a Lady (Fonthill Complete A. G. Macdonell)
by A. G. Macdonell
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A wealthy young man escapes female clutches — a woman so determined that he goes to great lengths to cover his tracks and avoid being trapped by the she-wolf. He charters a plane, and goes to France, Italy, Greece, the Middle East and India. War was... (read more)

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Bird's Eye View
Bird's Eye View
by Elinor Florence
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Rose Jolliffe is an idealistic young Canadian when she joins the British Royal Air Force in World War II as an aerial photographic interpreter. Working with intelligence officers at the RAF Medmenham in England, Rose spies on the enemy from the sky... (read more)

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The Autobiography of a CAD (Fonthill Complete A. G. Macdonell)
The Autobiography of a CAD (Fonthill Complete A. G. Macdonell)
by A. G. Macdonell
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A tongue-in-cheek ‘autobiography of a young man plundering his way through life. As a schoolboy he inherits an estate from his dull father and then goes to Oxford University; adroitly evades service in the First World War, and finally becomes a... (read more)

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My Mistake
My Mistake
by Daniel Menaker
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Daniel Menaker started as a fact checker at The New Yorker in 1969. With luck, hard work, and the support of William Maxwell, he was eventually promoted to editor. Never beloved by William Shawn, he was advised early on to find a position elsewhere; he... (read more)

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Garrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean: Great Shakespeareans: Volume II (Great Shakespeareans)
Garrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean: Great Shakespeareans: Volume II (Great Shakespeareans)
by Peter Holland
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Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally.  In this volume, leading scholars... (read more)

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