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Carmen

Written by Prosper Merimee
Translated by George Burnham Ives


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $10.00

The novella that was the basis for perhaps the most popular opera of all time, Prosper Mérimée’s Carmen is the swashbuckling story of a nineteenth-century Spanish soldier who deserts his post to pursue the fiery gypsy beauty, Carmen—who is as brave as she is fickle.

The opera’s plot, it turns out... Read more >
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The Haunted Bookshop
The Haunted Bookshop
Written by Christopher Morley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192246
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The Haunted Bookshop

Written by Christopher Morley


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $12.00

Volumes disappear and reappear on the shelves, but the ghosts of literature aren’t the only mysterious visitors in Roger Mifflin’s haunted bookshop.
 
Mifflin, who hawked books out of the back of his van in Christopher Morley’s beloved Parnassus on Wheels, has finally settled down with his own secondhand bookstore... Read more >
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The Haunted Bookshop

Written by Christopher Morley


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $12.00

Volumes disappear and reappear on the shelves, but the ghosts of literature aren’t the only mysterious visitors in Roger Mifflin’s haunted bookshop.
 
Mifflin, who hawked books out of the back of his van in Christopher Morley’s beloved Parnassus on Wheels, has finally settled down with his own secondhand bookstore... Read more >
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Letter from an Unknown Woman and Other Stories
Letter from an Unknown Woman and Other Stories
Written by Stefan Zweig, Translated by Anthea Bell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548933
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Letter from an Unknown Woman and Other Stories

Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Anthea Bell


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $14.95

These four Stefan Zweig stories newly translated by the award-winning Anthea Bell, are among his most celebrated and compelling work. The titular tale is a devastating depiction of unrequited love, which inspired a classic Hollywood film, directed by Max Ophüls and starring Joane Fontaine.
Elsewhere in the collection, a young man mistakes... Read more >
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Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary
Written by Gustave Flaubert, Translated by Adam Thorpe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812985207
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Madame Bovary

Written by Gustave Flaubert
Translated by Adam Thorpe


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $13.00

A new translation by Adam Thorpe
 
Gustave Flaubert once said of his heroine, “Emma Bovary, c’est moi.” In this acclaimed new translation, Adam Thorpe brings readers closer than ever before to Flaubert’s peerless text and, by extension, the author himself.
 
Emma, a passionate dreamer raised in the French... Read more >
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Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary
Written by Gustave Flaubert, Translated by Adam Thorpe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812985214
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Madame Bovary

Written by Gustave Flaubert
Translated by Adam Thorpe


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $9.99

A new translation by Adam Thorpe
 
Gustave Flaubert once said of his heroine, “Emma Bovary, c’est moi.” In this acclaimed new translation, Adam Thorpe brings readers closer than ever before to Flaubert’s peerless text and, by extension, the author himself.
 
Emma, a passionate dreamer raised in the French... Read more >
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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192222
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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

Written by Edgar Allan Poe


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $12.00

When Edgar Allan Poe’s only novella was first published in 1838, the reviews were slow in coming and dismissive when they arrived. The book’s failure left Poe in such dire financial straits that he even accepted a job at one of the magazines that had panned it. But The Narrative of... Read more >
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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

Written by Edgar Allan Poe


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $12.00

When Edgar Allan Poe’s only novella was first published in 1838, the reviews were slow in coming and dismissive when they arrived. The book’s failure left Poe in such dire financial straits that he even accepted a job at one of the magazines that had panned it. But The Narrative of... Read more >
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The Poor Clare
The Poor Clare
Written by Elizabeth Gaskell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192185
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The Poor Clare

Written by Elizabeth Gaskell


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $10.00

A departure from the stories Elizabeth Gaskell wrote for Charles Dickens’s Household Words magazine, The Poor Clare is a dark, gothic novella of thwarted love and a family curse that vividly illustrates the social tensions of Victorian England.

The purposeful slaying of lonely Bridget’s beloved dog unleashes a torrent of rage that... Read more >
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The Poor Clare

Written by Elizabeth Gaskell


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $10.00

A departure from the stories Elizabeth Gaskell wrote for Charles Dickens’s Household Words magazine, The Poor Clare is a dark, gothic novella of thwarted love and a family curse that vividly illustrates the social tensions of Victorian England.

The purposeful slaying of lonely Bridget’s beloved dog unleashes a torrent of rage that... Read more >
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Love in a Bottle and Other Stories
Love in a Bottle and Other Stories
Written by Antal Szerb, Translated by Len Rix
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908968425
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Love in a Bottle and Other Stories

Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $18.00

"Here you have Szerb in miniature... revealing his multi-faceted genius." - Nicholas Lezard, Guardian

This selection of Antal Szerb's stories and novellas, set first in a quasi-mythical past and then in the London and Paris of the Thirties, provides an exhilarating guide to the writer's development, from precocious beginnings to a masterful... Read more >
Oliver VII
Oliver VII
Written by Antal Szerb, Translated by Len Rix
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908968395
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Oliver VII

Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $18.00

"Szerb belongs with the master novelists of the twentieth century" Paul Bailey, Daily Telegraph

The bored young ruler of an idyllic Central European country plots a coup against himself and escapes to Venice in search of 'real' experience. There he falls in with a team of ambitious con-men and ends up... Read more >
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The Pendragon Legend
The Pendragon Legend
Written by Antal Szerb, Translated by Len Rix
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908968401
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The Pendragon Legend

Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $18.00

"An absolute treat... Szerb is a master novelist, a comedian whose powers transcend time and language" Nicholas Lezard, Guardian

At an end-of-season London soirée a young Hungarian scholar, Dr János Bátky, is introduced to the Earl of Gwynedd, a reclusive eccentric who is the subject of strange rumours. Invited to the family... Read more >
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Black Snow
Black Snow
Written by Mikhail Bulgakov, Translated by Michael Glenny
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192147
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Black Snow

Written by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated by Michael Glenny


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.95

A new edition of Bulgakov’s blistering satire about the great Russian director Stanislavski, inventor of “Method acting,” part of Melville House’s reissue of the Bulgakov backlist in Michael Glenny’s celebrated translations.

In 1926, a play based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel The White Guard premiered at the prestigious Moscow Arts Theatre and it... Read more >
The Heart of a Dog
The Heart of a Dog
Written by Mikhail Bulgakov, Translated by Michael Glenny
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192888
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The Heart of a Dog

Written by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated by Michael Glenny


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.95

A new edition of Bulgakov’s fantastical precursor to The Master and Margarita, part of Melville House’s reissue of the Bulgakov backlist in Michael Glenny’s celebrated translations.

A key work of early modernism, this is the superbly comic story of a Soviet scientist and a scroungy Moscow mongrel named Sharik. Attempting a medical... Read more >
1984
1984
Written by George Orwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9788499890944
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1984

Written by George Orwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $10.00

En el año 1984 Londres es una ciudad lúgubre en la que la Policía del Pensamiento controla de forma asfixiante la vida de los ciudadanos. Winston Smith es un peón de este engranaje perverso, su cometido es reescribir la historia para adaptarla a lo que el Partido considera la versión oficial... Read more >
El Idiota
El Idiota
Written by Fiodor M. Dostoievski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073115148
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El Idiota

Written by Fiodor M. Dostoievski


Format: Trade Paperback, 792 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $17.00

La quintaesencia de la novela rusa y una de las cumbres de la narrativa universal.

Tras retratar magistralmente la figura culpable en Crimen y castigo, Dostoievski ahonda en El idiota en el alma torturada de un hombre inocente. El joven y piadoso príncipe Mishkin regresa a su Rusia natal de un sanatorio... Read more >
Rebelion en la Granja
Rebelion en la Granja
Written by George Orwell
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ISBN: 9788499890951
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Rebelion en la Granja

Written by George Orwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $10.00

Un rotundo alegato a favor de la libertad y en contra el totalitarismo.

Esta sátira de la Revolución Rusa y el triunfo del estalinismo, escrita en 1945, se ha convertido por derecho propio en un hito de la cultura contemporánea y en uno de los libros más mordaces de todos los tiempos... Read more >
The Best of Connie Willis
The Best of Connie Willis
Written by Connie Willis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345540652
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The Best of Connie Willis
Award-Winning Stories
Written by Connie Willis


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

Few authors have had careers as successful as that of Connie Willis. Inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame and recently awarded the title of Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Willis is still going strong. Her smart, heartfelt fiction runs the gamut from screwball... Read more >
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The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volumes II & III
The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volumes II & III
Written by Miklos Banffy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712302
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The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volumes II & III
They Were Found Wanting, They Were Divided
Written by Miklos Banffy


Format: Hardcover, 856 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $30.00

**Washington Post Best Books of 2013**

The celebrated TRANSYLVANIAN TRILOGY by Count Miklós Bánffy is a stunning historical epic set in the lost world of the Hungarian aristocracy just before World War I. Written in the 1930s and first discovered by the English-speaking world after the fall of communism in Hungary, Bánffy’s... Read more >
The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volume I
The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volume I
Written by Miklos Banffy, Introduction by Hugh Thomas
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712296
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The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volume I
They Were Counted
Written by Miklos Banffy
Introduction by Hugh Thomas


Format: Hardcover, 696 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $30.00

**Washington Post  Best Books of 2013**

The celebrated TRANSYLVANIAN TRILOGY by Count Miklós Bánffy is a stunning historical epic set in the lost world of the Hungarian aristocracy just before World War I. Written in the 1930s and first discovered by the English-speaking world after the fall of communism in Hungary, Bánffy’s... Read more >
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834409
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Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Format: eBook, 1088 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2013
Price: $5.99

Sherlock Holmes
The Complete Novels and Stories

Volume I

Since his first appearance in Beeton’s Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in two paperback volumes, Bantam presents all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Conan Doyle’s classic... Read more >
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The Graphic Canon, Vol. 3
The Graphic Canon, Vol. 3
Written by Russ Kick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609803803
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The Graphic Canon, Vol. 3
From Heart of Darkness to Hemingway to Infinite Jest
Written by Russ Kick


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $44.95

NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Publisher's Weekly "Best Summer Books of 2013"

The Daily Beast's "Brainy Summer Beach Reads"

The classic literary canon meets the comics artists, illustrators, and other artists who have remade reading in Russ Kick's magisterial, three-volume, full-color The Graphic Canon, volumes 1, 2, and 3.

Volume 3 brings to life... Read more >
El Libro de Merlin
El Libro de Merlin
Written by T. H. White
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073112093
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El Libro de Merlin

Written by T. H. White


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $12.00

Viejo y acabado, el rey Arturo se abandona al destino fatal que lo espera frente a Mordred, su hijo bastardo, obsesionado por derrotarlo y ocupar el trono. Pero la aparición de su amigo y maestro, Merlín, aportará una brizna de esperanza a la vida del cansado rey.

Con la recuperación de los...

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The Oasis
The Oasis
Written by Mary McCarthy, Introduction by Vivian Gornick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192284
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The Oasis
A Novel
Written by Mary McCarthy
Introduction by Vivian Gornick


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $15.00

A vicious and brilliant satire of human vanity from the author of the classic bestseller The Group

Long out of print, Mary McCarthy's second novel is a bitingly funny satire set in the early years of the Cold War about a group of writers, editors, and intellectuals who retreat to rural New... Read more >
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