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The Master and Margarita
The Master and Margarita
by Mikhail Bulgakov
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Introduction by Simon Franklin; Translation by Michael Glenny From the Hardcover edition.... (read more)

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Season of Migration to the North
Season of Migration to the North
by Tayeb Salih
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A beautifully constructed novel set in the Sudan.... (read more)

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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
by Rabindranath Tagore
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The poems of Rabindranath Tagore are among the most haunting and tender in Indian and world literature, expressing a profound and passionate human yearning. His ceaselessly inventive works deal with such subjects as the interplay between God and mortals,... (read more)

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The Story of the Madman (CARAF Books)
The Story of the Madman (CARAF Books)
by Mongo Beti
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Widely acclaimed when first published in French in 1994, Mongo Beti's tenth novel, L'histoire du fou, continues the author's humorous yet fierce criticism of the colonial system in Africa and its legacy of governmental corruption.<P>Translated here... (read more)

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In the Land of Israel (93 Edition)
In the Land of Israel (93 Edition)
by Amos Oz
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“An exemplary instance of a writer using his craft to come to grips with what is happening politically and to illuminate certain aspects of Israeli society that have generally been concealed by polemical formulas.” —The New York Times... (read more)

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A Tale of Love and Darkness
A Tale of Love and Darkness
by Amos Oz
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Winner of the National Jewish Book Award International Bestseller "[An] ingenious work that circles around the rise of a state, the tragic destiny of a mother, a boys creation of a new self." &#8212; The New Yorker A family saga and a magical self... (read more)

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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
by Zbigniew Herbert
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Blessed is the nation that in the course of a century could give the world two poets of Czeslaw Milosz's and Zbigniew Herbert's scope. Doubly blessed is the English-reader, for in this volume he gets Zbigniew Herbert's work rendered by Czeslaw Milosz... (read more)

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Unlock
Unlock
by Dao Bei
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Bei Dao, the internationally acclaimed Chinese poet, has been the poetic conscience of the dissident movements in his country for over twenty years. He has been in exile since the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989.<P>Unlock presents forty-nine new... (read more)

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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
by Haruki Murakami
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Haruki Murakami is generally considered the greatest Japanese writer of his generation, but at times he seems more in tune with the culture of the West than of his native country. Throughout his work, the food, music, movies, and literature... (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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Hopscotch (Pantheon Modern Writers)
Hopscotch (Pantheon Modern Writers)
by Julio Cortazar
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"Cortazar is an elixir; Hopscotch is precise and brilliant and disturbing as hell. A balance of absurdity and beauty, literally and in each ready sense, a tightrope walk between the window and the pavement ? this is what Hopscotch injects within the... (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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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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By Night in Chile
By Night in Chile
by Roberto Bolano
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A deathbed confession revolving around Opus Dei and Pinochet, By Night in Chile pours out the self-justifying dark memories of the Jesuit priest Father Urrutia. As through a crack in the wall, By Night in Chile's single night-long rant provides a... (read more)

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So Long a Letter (African Writers Series #248)
So Long a Letter (African Writers Series #248)
by Mariama Ba
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It is not only the fact that this is the most deeply felt presentation of the female condition in African fiction that gives distinction to this novel, but also its undoubted literary qualities, which seem to place it among the best novels that have come... (read more)

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Lost Steps (01 Edition)
Lost Steps (01 Edition)
by Alejo Carpentier
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Translated into twenty languages and published in more than fourteen Spanish editions, The Lost Steps, originally published in 1953, is Alejo Carpentier's most heralded novel.<P>A composer, fleeing an empty existence in New York City, takes a... (read more)

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A Tomb for Boris Davidovich
A Tomb for Boris Davidovich
by Danilo Kis
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Composed of seven dark tales, A Tomb for Boris Davidovich presents variations on the theme of political and social self-destruction throughout Eastern Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. The characters in these stories are caught in a... (read more)

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Give Me: Songs for Lovers
Give Me: Songs for Lovers
by Irina Denezhkina
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Shortlisted for Russia's national bestseller prize and translated into twelve languages, Give Me marks the debut of a literary wunderkind, a gifted writer with a fine-tuned ear and unforgettable voice. The stories in Give Me are bracingly authentic and... (read more)

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Snow Country
Snow Country
by Yasunari Kawabata
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The Piano Teacher
The Piano Teacher
by Elfriede Jelinek
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Though long a respected (and controversial) figure on the international literary stage, it was not until she won the 2004 Nobel Prize in Literature that Elfriede Jelinek became well known on this side of the Atlantic. The Piano Teacher is her most famous... (read more)

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