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  1. The Post-Birthday World: A Novel

    The Post-Birthday World: A Novel

    $14.99

    American children's book illustrator Irina McGovern enjoys a secure, settled life in London with her smart, loyal, disciplined partner, Lawrence—until the night she finds herself inexplicably drawn to kissing another man, a passionate, extravagant, top-ranked snooker player. Learn More
  2. The Portable Dorothy Parker

    The Portable Dorothy Parker

    $20.00

    The second revision in sixty years, this sublime collection ranges over the verse, stories, essays, and journalism of one of the twentieth century's most quotable authors. Learn More
  3. The Plastic Factory

    The Plastic Factory

    $5.00

    The quintessential short fiction of its time, The Plastic Factory's minimalist surface sits atop a terse inventory of the inner costs of living outside the professional managerial bullet train, looking through the display windows at the swatch-life, emerging with the antithesis of the yuppie-preppy sensibility. Learn More
  4. The Petting Zoo

    The Petting Zoo: A Novel

    $16.00

    A moving, vividly rendered novel from the late author of The Basketball Diaries. Learn More
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    The Passive Vampire

    $17.50

    Originally published in 1945 by Les Editions de l'Oubli in Bucharest, The Passive Vampire caught the attention of the French Surrealists when an excerpt appeared in 1947 in the magazine La part du sable. Learn More
  6. The Passion Artist

    The Passion Artist

    $13.95

    Set in an imaginary European city, The Passion Artist takes us into the dream-like interior world of Konrad Vost, a middle-aged widower grieving for his dead wife, devoted to his schoolgirl daughter, and obsessed with the memory and the fate of his mother, who is an inmate in the city's prison. Learn More
  7. The Paradise Bird Tattoo (or, Attempted Double-Suicide)

    The Paradise Bird Tattoo (or, Attempted Double-Suicide)

    $14.95

    Ikushima lives as a drone, slaving away for an advertising company that neither values him nor cares about his existence. He flees the city to become a vagabond, catching local trains to anywhere, eventually finding a miserable job skewering refuse animal organs for a local restaurant in Amagasaki, a town riddled with gangs and miscreants. Learn More
  8. The Pale King (trade paperback)

    The Pale King: An Unfinished Novel

    $16.99

    The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. Learn More
  9. The Other City

    The Other City

    $13.95

    In this strange and lovely hymn to Prague, Michal Ajvaz repopulates the city of Kafka with ghosts, eccentrics, talking animals, and impossible statues, all lurking on the peripheries of a town so familiar to tourists. Learn More
  10. The Only Thing I Have

    The Only Thing I Have

    $17.95

    A new and daring voice, Rhonda Waterfall writes with clarity about the simple, utter truths of human relationships: the small yet essential things that could change our lives if only we let them. She introduces us to two contrasting worlds, one with the startling realism of everyday life and one where the world has been knocked askew. Learn More
  11. The Octonauts & The Sea Of Shade

    The Octonauts And The Sea Of Shade

    $15.95

    In this sequel, the Octonauts notice the ocean's shadows are missing! Learn More
  12. The Novellas of Martha Gellhorn

    The Novellas of Martha Gellhorn

    $25.00

    A singular voice in American writing, Martha Gellhorn is known to several generations for her war reporting--from the Spanish civil war to Vietnam and Central America. Learn More
  13. The Novelist & The Rapper

    The Novelist And The Rapper

    $15.00

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    The first book to sample hip-hop interviews, Nobel Prize speeches, and Colonel Sanders' autobiography. Learn More
  14. The Notebooks of Male Laurids Brigge: A Novel

    The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Briggs: A Novel

    $14.00

    This is the definitive, widely acclaimed translation of the major prose work of one of our century's greatest poets -- "a masterpiece like no other" (Elizabeth Hardwick) -- Rilke's only novel, extraordinary for its structural uniqueness and purity of language. First published in 1910, it has proven to be one of the most influential and enduring works of fiction of our century. Learn More
  15. The Nostalgia Echo

    The Nostalgia Echo

    $14.95

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    Nostalgia is coming back around. A professional narrator named Gene is searching for his birth mother, armed with nothing but a Polaroid photograph of her at a 1976 book release party for Dr. Everett Barnes NOSTALGIA: ITS ORIGINS AND ATTRIBUTES. Learn More
  16. The Night Circus (trade paperback)

    The Night Circus

    $15.00

    The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night. Learn More
  17. The Nigger Factory

    The Nigger Factory

    $13.95

    An early novel from the groundbreaking artist behind The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, about militant student activists struggling against their administration for basic rights Learn More
  18. The Next Queen of Heaven

    The Next Queen of Heaven: A Novel

    $14.99

    Gregory Maguire brings us a wildly farcical and gloriously imaginative tall tale of faith, Catholic dogma, lust, and questionable miracles on the eve of Y2K. The very bizarre and hilarious goings on in the eccentric town of Thebes make for a delightfully mad reading experience—as The Next Queen of Heaven shows off the acclaimed author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister and Mirror Mirror in a brilliant new heavenly light. Learn More
  19. The New Republic

    The New Republic: A Novel

    $26.99

    Ostracized as a kid, Edgar Kellogg has always yearned to be popular. A disgruntled New York corporate lawyer, he's more than ready to leave his lucrative career for the excitement and uncertainty of journalism. Learn More
  20. The Necessary Marriage

    The Necessary Marriage

    $12.95

    A man lies sleepless in a foul-smelling room while raucous noises come from next door, and women—past and present, real or imagined—pass through his mind. Learn More
  21. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

    The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh

    $16.99

    The enthralling debut from bestselling novelist Michael Chabon is a penetrating narrative of complex friendships, father-son conflicts, and the awakening of a young man’s sexual identity. Learn More
  22. The Monster Variations

    The Monster Variations

    $16.99

    This fast-paced read will keep readers on the edge of their seats! Someone is killing boys in a small town. The murder weapon is a truck, and the only protection is a curfew enacted to keep kids off the streets. But it’s summer—and that alone is worth the risk of staying out late for James, Willie, and Reggie. Learn More
  23. The Monk

    The Monk

    $9.95

    Set in the sinister monastery of the Capuchins in Madrid, The Monk is a violent tale of ambition, murder, and incest. Learn More
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    The Mirror In The Well

    $12.95

    A womanís sexual awakening is a tragedy when the woman is married to someone other than the man who awakens her. Learn More
  25. The Middlesteins

    The Middlesteins: A Novel (tpb)

    $15.00

    For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason, it seems: Edie's enormous girth. She's obsessed with food--thinking about it, eating it--and if she doesn't stop, she won't have much longer to live. Learn More

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