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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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Platform
Platform
by Michel Houellebecq
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Lots of interesting, kinky sex brackets this novel's ideas of the good and bad of global tourism. Our hero's wanderings through far-flung locales allows the author to explore lust, love, travel, adventure, capitalism — and how they all intertwine. As... (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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Hunger (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
Hunger (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
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First published in Norway in 1890, probes into the depths of consciousness with frightening and gripping power. Like the works of Dostoyevsky, it marks an extraordinary break with Western literary and humanistic traditions.... (read more)

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The Master and Margarita
The Master and Margarita
by Mikhail Bulgakov
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US“One of the truly great Russian novels of [the twentieth] century.” —NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW“The book is by turns hilarious, mysterious, contemplative, and poignant . . . A great work.”—CHICAGO TRIBUNE... (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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Drowned Book Ecstatic & Earthy Reflectio
Drowned Book Ecstatic & Earthy Reflectio
by Rumi
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“We will return to this extraordinary Sufi book again and again to whet our appetite for yearning, mystery, and grace.” Spirituality and... (read more)

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Don Quixote
Don Quixote
by Cervantes and Edith Grossman
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The Vagabond
The Vagabond
by Colette
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Thirty-three years-old and recently divorced, Renée Néré has begun a new life on her own, supporting herself as a music-hall artist. Maxime, a rich and idle bachelor, intrudes on her independent existence and offers his love and the... (read more)

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The Story of Zahra
The Story of Zahra
by Hanan Shaykh
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Women of Sand and Myrrh
Women of Sand and Myrrh
by Hanan Al Shaykh
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Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather (04 Edition)
Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather (04 Edition)
by Gao Xingjian
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“For all their elusiveness, these impressionistic sketches have an austere power” New York Times Book... (read more)

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Chinese Letter (Eastern European Literature)
Chinese Letter (Eastern European Literature)
by Svetislav Basara
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The Tin Drum
The Tin Drum
by Gunter Grass
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Bliss (03 Edition)
Bliss (03 Edition)
by Ronit Matalon
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Set in Tel Aviv and Paris, a powerful story of love, friendship, regret, and war, as current as today's headlines Ronit Matalon's fiction has been praised as "haunting," "inventive," "refreshingly daring." Now in a graceful, illuminating second novel... (read more)

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Before the Frost: A Linda Wallander Mystery
Before the Frost: A Linda Wallander Mystery
by Henning Mankell
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The Captive Mind
The Captive Mind
by Czeslaw Milosz
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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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WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA (1923–2012) was born in Poland and worked as a poetry editor, translator, and columnist. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996.... (read more)

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Soul Mountain
Soul Mountain
by Xingjian Gao
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Naoko
Naoko
by Keigo Higashino
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Winner of the Japan Mystery Writers Award “Higashino is a deft conjurer of human relationships, and while this is first and foremost a tale of grief— thankfully, no one calls Naoko a story of redemption—he infuses it with spasms of... (read more)

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