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Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel By Maria Semple Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316204262
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 2nd, 2013

A misanthropic matriarch leaves her eccentric family in crisis when she mysteriously disappears in this "whip-smart and divinely funny" novel that inspired the movie starring Cate Blanchett (New York Times).


The Hearing Trumpet By Leonora Carrington, Olga Tokarczuk (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Leonora Carrington, Olga Tokarczuk (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781681374642
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Published: NYRB Classics - January 5th, 2021

An old woman enters into a fantastical world of dreams and nightmares in this surrealist classic admired by Björk and Luis Buñuel.


The Aleph and Other Stories By Jorge Luis Borges, Andrew Hurley (Translated by), Andrew Hurley (Introduction by), Andrew Hurley (Notes by) Cover Image
By Jorge Luis Borges, Andrew Hurley (Translated by), Andrew Hurley (Introduction by), Andrew Hurley (Notes by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780142437889
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Published: Penguin Classics - July 27th, 2004

Full of philosophical puzzles and supernatural surprises, these stories contain some of Borges’s most fully realized human characters.


The Post-Office Girl By Stefan Zweig, Joel Rotenberg (Translated by) Cover Image
By Stefan Zweig, Joel Rotenberg (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590172629
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Published: NYRB Classics - April 15th, 2008

 


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (with bonus content): A Novel By Michael Chabon Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780812983586
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 12th, 2012

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The epic, beloved novel of two boy geniuses dreaming up superheroes in New York’s Golden Age of comics, now with special bonus material by the author—soon to be a Showtime limited series
 


The Elegance of the Hedgehog By Muriel Barbery, Alison Anderson (Translator) Cover Image
By Muriel Barbery, Alison Anderson (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781933372600
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Published: Europa Editions - September 2nd, 2008

The international bestseller that has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. The Elegance of the Hedgehog is a moving, funny, atmospheric novel that exalts the quiet victories of the inconspicuous among us. 


A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel By Amor Towles Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143110439
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Published: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2019

The mega-bestseller with more than 2 million readers—Now a Paramount+ with Showtime series starring Ewan McGregor as Count Alexander Rostov


A Void (Verba Mundi) By Georges Perec, Gilbert Adair (Translator) Cover Image
By Georges Perec, Gilbert Adair (Translator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781567922967
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Published: Verba Mundi - November 1st, 2005

A mind-bending novel from the author of Life A User's Manual


Letter to the Americans By Jean Cocteau, Alex Wermer-Colan (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jean Cocteau, Alex Wermer-Colan (Translated by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780811231596
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Published: New Directions - June 21st, 2022

Like Alexis de Tocqueville a century earlier, Jean Cocteau offers a powerful reminder to Americans of their own potential—and issues


Dr. No: A Novel By Percival Everett Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644452080
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 1st, 2022

WINNER OF THE 2023 PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD

A sly, madcap novel about supervillains and nothing, really, from an American novelist whose star keeps rising