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Dark Back of Time
Dark Back of Time
Written by Javier Marias
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950741
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Dark Back of Time

Written by Javier Marias


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.00

A book by Spain's greatest living writer weaves fiction and fact into a completely original and unforgettable hybrid.

Called by its author a "false novel," Dark Back of Time begins with the tale of the odd effects of publishing All Souls, his witty and sardonic 1989 Oxford novel. All Souls is a... Read more >
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Dark Back of Time
Dark Back of Time
Written by Javier Marias
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307951052
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Dark Back of Time

Written by Javier Marias


Format: eBook, 408 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

A book by Spain's greatest living writer weaves fiction and fact into a completely original and unforgettable hybrid.

Called by its author a "false novel," Dark Back of Time begins with the tale of the odd effects of publishing All Souls, his witty and sardonic 1989 Oxford novel. All Souls is a... Read more >
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Buchanan Dying
Buchanan Dying
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780812984903
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Buchanan Dying
A Play
Written by John Updike


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.00

To the list of John Updike’s well-intentioned protagonists—Rabbit Angstrom, Richard Maple, Henry Bech—add James Buchanan, the harried fifteenth president of the United States (1857–1861). In what the author calls “a kind of novel, conceived in the form of a play,” Buchanan’s political and private lives are represented as aspects of his... Read more >
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Buchanan Dying
Buchanan Dying
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780812984910
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Buchanan Dying
A Play
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

To the list of John Updike’s well-intentioned protagonists—Rabbit Angstrom, George Caldwell, Piet Hanema, Henry Bech—add James Buchanan, seen above as a young Congressman in the 1820’s, and on the front cover as the harried fifteenth President of the United States (1857-1861).  In a play meant to be read, Buchanan’s political and... Read more >
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The Bottom of the Jar
The Bottom of the Jar
Written by Abdellatif Laabi, Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935744603
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The Bottom of the Jar

Written by Abdellatif Laabi
Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $17.00

The Bottom of the Jar is the journey of a boy finding his footing in the heart of Fez during the 1950s, as Morocco began freeing itself from the grip of the French colonial occupation. The narrator vividly recalls his first encounters with the ebullient city, family dramas, and the joys... Read more >
Pitch Dark
Pitch Dark
Written by Renata Adler, Afterword by Muriel Spark
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176146
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Pitch Dark

Written by Renata Adler
Afterword by Muriel Spark


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.00

“What’s new. What else. What next. What’s happened here.”
    
Pitch Dark is a book about love. Kate Ennis is poised at a critical moment in an affair with a married man. The complications and contradictions pursue her from a house in rural Connecticut to a brownstone apartment in New York City... Read more >
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Pitch Dark

Written by Renata Adler
Afterword by Muriel Spark


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.00

“What’s new. What else. What next. What’s happened here.”
    
Pitch Dark is a book about love. Kate Ennis is poised at a critical moment in an affair with a married man. The complications and contradictions pursue her from a house in rural Connecticut to a brownstone apartment in New York City... Read more >
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Speedboat
Speedboat
Written by Renata Adler, Afterword by Guy Trebay
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176139
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Speedboat

Written by Renata Adler
Afterword by Guy Trebay


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.00

When Speedboat burst on the scene in the late ’70s it was like nothing readers had encountered before. It seemed to disregard the rules of the novel, but it wore its unconventionality with ease. Reading it was a pleasure of a new, unexpected kind. Above all, there was its voice, ambivalent... Read more >
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Speedboat

Written by Renata Adler
Afterword by Guy Trebay


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.00

When Speedboat burst on the scene in the late ’70s it was like nothing readers had encountered before. It seemed to disregard the rules of the novel, but it wore its unconventionality with ease. Reading it was a pleasure of a new, unexpected kind. Above all, there was its voice, ambivalent... Read more >
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Firefly
Firefly
Written by Severo Sarduy, Translated by Mark Fried
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935744641
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Firefly

Written by Severo Sarduy
Translated by Mark Fried


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $16.00

Firefly is a dream-like evocation of pre-war Cuba, replete with hurricanes, mystical cults and slave-markets. The story is the coming-of-age of a precocious and exuberant boy with an oversized head and underdeveloped sense of direction, who views the world as a threatening conspiracy. Told in breathless and lyrical prose, the novel is a loving rendition... Read more >
Where Tigers Are at Home
Where Tigers Are at Home
Written by Jean-Marie Blas de Robles, Translated by Mike Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590515624
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Where Tigers Are at Home

Written by Jean-Marie Blas de Robles
Translated by Mike Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 832 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $32.50

Winner of the Prix Médicis, this multifaceted literary novel follows the Jesuit scholar Athanasius Kircher across 17th century Europe and Eleazard von Wogau, a retired French correspondent, through modern Brazil.
 
When Eleazard begins editing a strange, unpublished biography of Kircher, the rest of his life seems to begin unraveling—his ex-wife goes on... Read more >
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Where Tigers Are at Home

Written by Jean-Marie Blas de Robles
Translated by Mike Mitchell


Format: eBook, 832 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $18.99

Winner of the Prix Médicis, this multifaceted literary novel follows the Jesuit scholar Athanasius Kircher across 17th century Europe and Eleazard von Wogau, a retired French correspondent, through modern Brazil.

When Eleazard begins editing a strange, unpublished biography of Kircher, the rest of his life seems to begin unraveling—his ex-wife goes on... Read more >
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Enchantments
Enchantments
Written by Kathryn Harrison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812973778
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Enchantments
A novel of Rasputin's daughter and the Romanovs
Written by Kathryn Harrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

“Part love story, part history, this novel is a tour de force [told] in language that soars and sears.”—More
 
St. Petersburg, 1917. After Rasputin’s body is pulled from the icy waters of the Neva River, his eighteen-year-old daughter, Masha, is sent to live at the... Read more >
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Grant: A Novel
Grant: A Novel
Written by Max Byrd
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345544278
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Grant: A Novel

Written by Max Byrd


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

Max Byrd, the renowned author of Jackson and Jefferson, brings history to life in this stunning novel set in America’s Gilded Age. Grant is an unforgettable portrait of a colorful era—and the flawed, iron-willed, mysterious giant at its center.
 
Ulysses S. Grant pursued a tragic war to its very end... Read more >
Jackson: A Novel
Jackson: A Novel
Written by Max Byrd
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345544285
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Jackson: A Novel

Written by Max Byrd


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

In this sweeping, marvelously written novel, Max Byrd, the celebrated author of Jefferson and Grant, presents a superb portrait of Andrew Jackson, a President remembered for his strong will and tempestuous nature—and regarded as “the most dangerous man in America” by none other than Thomas Jefferson.
 
He became a... Read more >
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Jefferson: A Novel
Jefferson: A Novel
Written by Max Byrd
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345544261
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Jefferson: A Novel

Written by Max Byrd


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

As he did with Presidents Jackson and Grant in those magnificent novels, Max Byrd now reveals Thomas Jefferson as we’ve never seen before. Byrd transports us to 1784, as Jefferson, the newly appointed American ambassador to the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, arrives in Paris—a city adrift in intrigue... Read more >
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Lionheart
Lionheart
Written by Sharon Kay Penman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345517562
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Lionheart
A Novel
Written by Sharon Kay Penman


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2013
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
“The great Crusader king Richard the Lionheart comes alive in all his complex splendor in this masterpiece of medieval tapestry.”—Margaret George
 
A.D. 1189. After the death of his father, Henry II, and the early demise of two of his brothers, Richard is crowned King... Read more >
The Perfect American
The Perfect American
Written by Peter Stephan Jungk, Translated by Michael Hofmann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590515778
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The Perfect American

Written by Peter Stephan Jungk
Translated by Michael Hofmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Perfect American is a fictionalized biography of Walt Disney's final months, as narrated by Wilhelm Dantine, an Austrian cartoonist who worked for Disney in the 40s and 50s, illustrating sequences for Sleeping Beauty. It is also the story of Dantine himself, who desperately seeks Disney's recognition at the risk of... Read more >
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The Perfect American

Written by Peter Stephan Jungk
Translated by Michael Hofmann


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $14.95

The Perfect American is a fictionalized biography of Walt Disney's final months, as narrated by Wilhelm Dantine, an Austrian cartoonist who worked for Disney in the 40s and 50s, illustrating sequences for Sleeping Beauty. It is also the story of Dantine himself, who desperately seeks Disney's recognition at the risk of... Read more >
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1948

Written by Yoram Kaniuk
Translated by Anthony Berris


Format: eBook, 190 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $9.99

Sixty years after fighting in Israel's War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did—and did not—happen in his time as a teenage soldier in the Palmach. The result is a touchingly poignant and hauntingly beautiful memoir that the author himself considers a work of fiction, for what is... Read more >
Kafka in Love
Kafka in Love
Written by Jacqueline Raoul-Duval
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590515419
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Kafka in Love

Written by Jacqueline Raoul-Duval


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.95

Kafka was an attractive, slender, and elegant man--something of a dandy, who captivated his friends and knew how to charm women. He seemed to have had four important love affairs: Felice, Julie, Milena, and Dora. All of them lived far away, in Berlin or Vienna, and perhaps that's one of the... Read more >
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Kafka in Love

Written by Jacqueline Raoul-Duval


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $14.95

Kafka was an attractive, slender, and elegant man--something of a dandy, who captivated his friends and knew how to charm women. He seemed to have had four important love affairs: Felice, Julie, Milena, and Dora. All of them lived far away, in Berlin or Vienna, and perhaps that's one of the... Read more >
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Loving Frank (Random House Reader's Circle Deluxe Reading Group Edition)
Loving Frank (Random House Reader's Circle Deluxe Reading Group Edition)
Written by Nancy Horan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345541031
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Loving Frank (Random House Reader's Circle Deluxe Reading Group Edition)
A Novel
Written by Nancy Horan


Format: eBook, 465 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2012
Price: $13.99

This new deluxe eBook edition features more than sixty-five additional pages of exclusive, author-approved annotations throughout the text to enrich your reading experience. You can access the eBook annotations with a simple click or tap on your eReader via the convenient links. Access them as you read the novel or as... Read more >
We Think The World of You

Written by J.R. Ackerley
Introduction by P.N. Furbank


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 31, 2012
Price: $14.95

We Think the World of You combines acute social realism and dark fantasy, and was described by J.R. Ackerley as “a fairy tale for adults.” Frank, the narrator, is a middle-aged civil servant, intelligent, acerbic, self-righteous, angry. He is in love with Johnny, a young, married, working-class man with a sweetly... Read more >
The Winter Palace
The Winter Palace
Written by Eva Stachniak
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553386899
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The Winter Palace
A Novel of Catherine the Great
Written by Eva Stachniak


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Wall Street Journal • The Washington Post
 
From award-winning author Eva Stachniak comes this passionate novel that illuminates, as only fiction can, the early life of one of history’s boldest women. The Winter Palace tells the epic story of... Read more >
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