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The Captain's Daughter and Other Stories
The Captain's Daughter and Other Stories
Written by Alexander Pushkin
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ISBN: 9780307831972
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The Captain's Daughter and Other Stories

Written by Alexander Pushkin


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 27, 2013
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Famous for his enormously influential poetry and plays, Alexander Pushkin is also beloved for his short stories. This collection showcases his tremendous range, which enabled him to portray the Russian people through romance, drama, and satire. The sparkling humor of the five “Tales of Belkin” contrasts with a dark fable of... Read more >
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Snow Country
Snow Country
Written by Yasunari Kawabata, Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker
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ISBN: 9780307833624
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Snow Country

Written by Yasunari Kawabata
Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata’s Snow Country is widely considered to be the writer’s masterpiece: a powerful tale of wasted love set amid the desolate beauty of western Japan.
 
At an isolated mountain hot spring, with snow blanketing every surface, Shimamura, a wealthy dilettante meets Komako, a lowly geisha. She... Read more >
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Thousand Cranes
Thousand Cranes
Written by Yasunari Kawabata
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ISBN: 9780307833662
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Thousand Cranes

Written by Yasunari Kawabata


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
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Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata’s Thousand Cranes is a luminous story of desire, regret, and the almost sensual nostalgia that binds the living to the dead.
 
While attending a traditional tea ceremony in the aftermath of his parents’ deaths, Kikuji encounters his father’s former mistress, Mrs. Ota. At first Kikuji... Read more >
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The Pearl
The Pearl
Written by Anonymous
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ISBN: 9780307829016
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The Pearl

Written by Anonymous


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

Among the first "Journals of Voluptuous Reading" to be spawned by the Victorians, this novel shows them as vastly different from their public image--beneath the facade of respectability and sexual repression there existed the strongest urge for sexual experimentation and enjoyment. First published in London in July 1879, The Pearl provided... Read more >
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The Sound of the Mountain
The Sound of the Mountain
Written by Yasunari Kawabata
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ISBN: 9780307833655
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The Sound of the Mountain

Written by Yasunari Kawabata


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

“The apparently fixed constellations of family relationships, the recurrent beauties of nature, the flaming or flickering patterns of love and lust—all the elements of Kawabata’s fictional world are combined in an engrossing novel that rises to the incantatory fascination of a N­ō drama.” —Saturday Review

Few novels have rendered the predicament... Read more >
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The Forbidden Kingdom
The Forbidden Kingdom
Written by Jan Jacob Slauerhoff, Translated by Paul Vincent
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548889
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The Forbidden Kingdom

Written by Jan Jacob Slauerhoff
Translated by Paul Vincent


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $18.00

Slauerhoff’s The Forbidden Kingdom is a blend of historical chronicle, fiction and commentary, bringing together the seemingly unrelated lives of a twentieth century ship’s radio operator and the sixteenth century Portuguese poet-in-exile, Luis Camoes.
Slauerhoff draws his reader into a dazzling world of exoticism, betrayal and exile, where past and present merge... Read more >
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The Lost Weekend
The Lost Weekend
Written by Charles Jackson, Introduction by Blake Bailey
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ISBN: 9780307948717
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The Lost Weekend

Written by Charles Jackson
Introduction by Blake Bailey


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.00

The classic tale of one man’s struggle with alcoholism, this revolutionary novel remains Charles Jackson’s best-known book—a daring autobiographical work that paved the way for contemporary addiction literature.

It is 1936, and on the East Side of Manhattan, a would-be writer named Don Birnam decides to have a drink. And then another, and... Read more >
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The Lost Weekend
The Lost Weekend
Written by Charles Jackson, Introduction by Blake Bailey
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ISBN: 9780307948731
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The Lost Weekend

Written by Charles Jackson
Introduction by Blake Bailey


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

The classic tale of one man’s struggle with alcoholism, this revolutionary novel remains Charles Jackson’s best-known book—a daring autobiographical work that paved the way for contemporary addiction literature.

It is 1936, and on the East Side of Manhattan, a would-be writer named Don Birnam decides to have a drink. And then another, and... Read more >
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The Sunnier Side and Other Stories
The Sunnier Side and Other Stories
Written by Charles Jackson, Introduction by Blake Bailey
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ISBN: 9780307948748
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The Sunnier Side and Other Stories

Written by Charles Jackson
Introduction by Blake Bailey


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

A masterful collection of short stories exposing the seamy undercurrents of small-town American life from Charles Jackson, celebrated author of The Lost Weekend.

A selection of Jackson’s finest tales, The Sunnier Side and Other Stories explores the trials of adolescence in America during the tumultuous years of the early twentieth century. Set... Read more >
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The Sunnier Side and Other Stories
The Sunnier Side and Other Stories
Written by Charles Jackson, Introduction by Blake Bailey
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ISBN: 9780307948724
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The Sunnier Side and Other Stories

Written by Charles Jackson
Introduction by Blake Bailey


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.00

A masterful collection of short stories exposing the seamy undercurrents of small-town American life from Charles Jackson, celebrated author of The Lost Weekend.

A selection of Jackson’s finest tales, The Sunnier Side and Other Stories explores the trials of adolescence in America during the tumultuous years of the early twentieth century. Set... Read more >
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The Tale of Genji
The Tale of Genji
Written by Shikibu Murasaki, Abridged by Edward G. Seidensticker, Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker
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ISBN: 9780307833525
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The Tale of Genji

Written by Shikibu Murasaki
Abridged by Edward G. Seidensticker
Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

In the eleventh century Murasaki Shikibu, a lady in the Heian court of Japan, wrote the world's first novel. But The Tale of Genji is no mere artifact. It is, rather, a lively and astonishingly nuanced portrait of a refined society where every dalliance is an act of political consequence, a... Read more >
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Youth
Youth
Written by Joseph Conrad
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ISBN: 9780307816603
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Youth

Written by Joseph Conrad


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

"For it can hardly be denied that it is not their own desserts that men are most proud of, but rather of their prodigious luck, of their marvelous fortune," wrote Conrad of Youth. In it he captures a young man's exhilaration in the face of danger and the unknown. Read more >
Breakfast at Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms
Breakfast at Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms
Written by Truman Capote
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812994360
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Breakfast at Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms
Two Novels
Written by Truman Capote


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $21.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Truman Capote—also available are In Cold Blood, Portraits and Observations, and The Complete Stories

Together in one volume, here are a pair of literary touchstones from Truman Capote’s extraordinary early career: the transcendently popular novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Other... Read more >
Washington Square
Washington Square
Written by Henry James, Introduction by Arthur Phillips
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961426
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Washington Square

Written by Henry James
Introduction by Arthur Phillips


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $22.00

Washington Square is one of Henry James’s most appealing and popular novels, with the most straightforward plot and style of any of his works.

Set in the genteel New York of James’s early childhood, it is a tale of cruelty laced with comedy. Dr. Austin Sloper is a wealthy and domineering... Read more >
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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ISBN: 9781612192208
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $10.00

Although this novella stands out from his body of work in that it’s a playful yet sinister fairy tale, it brilliantly fuses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ongoing lush fantasies about the extremes of wealth with his much more somber understanding of what underpins it.  Loosely inspired by a summer he spent as... Read more >
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $10.00

Although this novella stands out from his body of work in that it’s a playful yet sinister fairy tale, it brilliantly fuses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ongoing lush fantasies about the extremes of wealth with his much more somber understanding of what underpins it.  Loosely inspired by a summer he spent as... Read more >
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Ecstasy

Written by Louis Couperus
Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos and John Gray


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $9.99

This is one of Couperus's most powerful novels. A brilliant observer of fin-de-siècle Dutch society, his works are characterised by perfect characterisation, exquisite description and a mordant wit, which brought comparisons to Oscar Wilde. Read more >
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Glimpses of the Moon

Written by Edith Wharton


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

Nick Lansing and Susy Branch are young, attractive, but impoverished New Yorkers. They are in love and decide to marry, but realise their chances of happiness are slim without the wealth and society that their more privileged friends take for granted. Nick and Susy agree to separate when either encounters a... Read more >
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Inevitable

Written by Louis Couperus
Translated by Paul Vincent


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

Cornelie De Retz Van Loo, a twenty-three-year-old divorcee from an upper-class Hague milieu, tries with mixed feelings to begin a new life in Italy. After some time in Rome, she discovers that Italy itself can never bring her the consolation she seeks, and writes a pamphlet on "The Social Position of... Read more >
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Jarmila

Written by Ernst Weiss
Translated by Petra Howard-Wuerz and Rebecca Morrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

Set in the idyllic landscape of rural Bohemia in the 1930s, this is the tragic love story of Jarmila, the village beauty, and a toy maker who falls under her siren spell. The wife of the far older local feather-merchant, Jarmila enjoys all the pleasures her husband's wealth can buy, yet... Read more >
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Laura
A Journey into the Crystal
Written by George Sand
Translated by Sue Dyson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

While working for his uncle, Alexis Hartz is introduced to Laura who shares his scientific interests, and in particular his fascination for crystals. To his amazement Laura has discovered a way to enter this alluring world and together they travel the vast and glittering landscape. But it cannot last forever. Read more >
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Letter from an Unknown Woman and Other Stories

Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Anthea Bell


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $9.99

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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The Man Who Sees Ghosts

Written by Friedrich von Schiller
Translated by David Bryer


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

One of Germany's greatest writers, Schiller is best known for his influential dramatic works. The Man Who Sees Ghosts, his only novel, was first published in 1789 and proved to be his most popular work, mainly owing to its masterful treatment of the then fashionable theme of the occult. While in... Read more >
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School for Love

Written by Olivia Manning
Introduction by Jane Smiley


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $22.95

Jerusalem in 1945 is a city in flux: refugees from the war in Europe fill its streets and cafés, the British colonial mandate is coming to an end, and tensions are on the rise between the Arab and Jewish populations. Felix Latimer, a recently orphaned teenager, arrives in Jerusalem from Baghdad... Read more >
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Tuf Voyaging
Tuf Voyaging
Written by George R.R. Martin
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ISBN: 9780345537997
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Tuf Voyaging

Written by George R.R. Martin


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $16.00

Long before A Game of Thrones became an international phenomenon, #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin had taken his loyal readers across the cosmos. Now back in print after almost ten years, Tuf Voyaging is the story of quirky and endearing Haviland Tuf, an unlikely hero just... Read more >
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