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The Enchanted Wanderer

Written by Nikolai Leskov
Translated by Ian Dreiblatt


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $12.00

A new translation of the hilarious picaresque about a man with an indomitable spirit
 
The Enchanted Wanderer is a Russian Candide with a revolutionary edge, a picaresque that features a fast-talking monk named Ivan who is at war, it seems, with every level of society. Working as a carriage... Read more >
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The Graphic Canon, Vol. 2
The Graphic Canon, Vol. 2
Written by Russ Kick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609803780
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The Graphic Canon, Vol. 2
From "Kubla Khan" to the Bronte Sisters to The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Russ Kick


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $39.95

The Graphic Canon, Volume 2 gives us a visual cornucopia based on the wealth of literature from the 1800s. Several artists—including Maxon Crumb and Gris Grimly—present their versions of Edgar Allan Poe’s visions. The great American novel Huckleberry Finn is adapted uncensored for the first time, as Twain wrote it. The bad boys of... Read more >
Hadji Murat
Hadji Murat
Written by Leo Tolstoy, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951342
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Hadji Murat

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $10.00

Tolstoy’s final work—a gripping novella about the struggle between the Muslim Chechens and their inept occupiers—is a powerful moral fable for our time.

Inspired by a historical figure Tolstoy heard about while serving in the Caucasus, this story brings to life the famed warrior Hadji Murat, a Chechen rebel who has... Read more >
The Hidden Force

Written by Louis Couperus
Translated by Paul Vincent


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $9.99

Set in Java at the height of Dutch colonial rule in the East Indies, Couperus’s evocative and sensual narrative depicts the clash between Western rationalism, represented by the district commissioner Otto van Oudijck, and ancient indigenous mystical traditions upheld by the local native prince, Sunario. The behaviour of Van Oudijck’s promiscuous... Read more >
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J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (Movie Tie-in)
J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (Movie Tie-in)
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien
Format: Boxed Set
ISBN: 9780345538376
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J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (Movie Tie-in)
The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien


Format: Boxed Set, 1728 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $35.96

THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRED THE EPIC MOTION PICTURES

J.R.R. TOLKIEN
THE LORD OF THE RINGS

THE HOBBIT
THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
THE TWO TOWERS
THE RETURN OF THE KING

© New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and the names of the characters... Read more >
Alexander's Bridge

Written by Willa Cather


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.00

The characteristic themes of Cather’s mature work are already present in her debut novella, an evocation of a tragic love triangle.
 
Bartley Alexander, renowned engineer of bridges, is a man with a past who “looked as a tamer of rivers ought to look.” Discovered by his mentor “sowing wild oats... Read more >
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The Alienist

Written by Machado De Assis


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.00

A classic work of literature by “the greatest author ever produced in Latin America.” (Susan Sontag)
 
Brilliant physician Simão Bacamarte sacrifices a prestigious career to return home and dedicate himself to the budding field of psychology. Bacamarte opens the first asylum in Brazil hoping to crown himself and his... Read more >
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The Distracted Preacher

Written by Thomas Hardy


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.00

From the master of Victorian tragedy, the surprisingly comic adventures of a man caught between romance and religion.
 
When young Mr. Stockdale arrives in a small village to fill in for the Methodist minister, he finds himself pining for his comely new landlady. But she leads a mysterious life, keeping... Read more >
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Fanfarlo

Written by Charles Baudelaire
Translated by Edward K. Kaplan


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.00

A stunning new translation of a neglected masterpiece by one of history’s most celebrated writers.
 
Ten years before Baudelaire published his masterpiece, The Flowers of Evil, the great poet penned the only prose fiction of his career: La Fanfarlo. The novella describes the torrid real-life affair the poet had with... Read more >
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The Hobbit (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Hobbit (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345534835
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The Hobbit (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by J.R.R. Tolkien


Format: Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $8.99

The Hobbit is one of the greatest fantasy sagas of all time, a classic that has captivated generations of readers and is now an eagerly anticipated film by Peter Jackson, Academy Award–winning director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
 
When Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves embark upon...

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The Modern Library Collection Essential Russian Novels 4-Book Bundle
The Modern Library Collection Essential Russian Novels 4-Book Bundle
Written by Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812984484
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The Modern Library Collection Essential Russian Novels 4-Book Bundle

Written by Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky


Format: eBook, 3824 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2012
Price: $29.99

The enduring genius of Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky shines through in this special eBook collection that includes four classic Russian novels—each one recognized as a masterpiece of world literature.
 
ANNA KARENINA
 
“One of the greatest love stories in world literature.”—Vladimir Nabokov
 
Anna Karenina is Tolstoy’s classic... Read more >
The Riddle of the Sands
The Riddle of the Sands
Written by Erskine Childers, Introduction by Milton Bearden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824165
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The Riddle of the Sands

Written by Erskine Childers
Introduction by Milton Bearden


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 5, 2012
Price: $8.99

While on a sailing trip in the Baltic Sea, two young adventurers-turned-spies uncover a secret German plot to invade England. Written by Childers—who served in the Royal Navy during World War I—as a wake-up call to the British government to attend to its North Sea defenses, The Riddle of the Sands... Read more >
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Young Gerber

Written by Friedrich Torberg
Translated by Anthea Bell


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $9.99

Kurt Gerber embarks hopefully on his last year at school, leading to the all-important exam, but finds that he is constantly at odds with the sadistic class teacher Professor Kupfer, known to his students as "Lord God Kupfer", who particularly dislikes him.
Inspired partly by its author’s own experience of his final... Read more >
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Arundel
Arundel
Written by Kenneth Roberts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824530
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Arundel

Written by Kenneth Roberts


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2012
Price: $12.99

Arundel follows Steven Nason as he joins Benedict Arnold in his march to Quebec during the American Revolution. It is one of the most thrilling of all novels of America's past. Proving for all time the inspired and loyal leadership of Benedict Arnold, Arundel is a masterpiece of story-telling and of... Read more >
A Month in the Country

Written by J.L. Carr
Introduction by Michael Holroyd


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2012
Price: $14.00

In J. L. Carr’s deeply charged poetic novel, Tom Birkin, a veteran of the Great War and a broken marriage, arrives in the remote Yorkshire village of Oxgodby where he is to restore a recently discovered medieval mural in the local church. Living in the bell tower, surrounded by the resplendent... Read more >
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Alexander's Bridge
Alexander's Bridge
Written by Willa Cather
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191058
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Alexander's Bridge

Written by Willa Cather


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $11.00

The characteristic themes of Cather’s mature work are already present in her debut novella, an evocation of a tragic love triangle.
 
Bartley Alexander, renowned engineer of bridges, is a man with a past who “looked as a tamer of rivers ought to look.” Discovered by his mentor “sowing wild oats... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook and a trade paperback.
The Alienist
The Alienist
Written by Machado De Assis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191072
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The Alienist

Written by Machado De Assis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $11.00

A classic work of literature by “the greatest author ever produced in Latin America.” (Susan Sontag)
 
Brilliant physician Simão Bacamarte sacrifices a prestigious career to return home and dedicate himself to the budding field of psychology. Bacamarte opens the first asylum in Brazil hoping to crown himself and his... Read more >
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The Distracted Preacher
The Distracted Preacher
Written by Thomas Hardy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191119
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The Distracted Preacher

Written by Thomas Hardy


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $11.00

From the master of Victorian tragedy, the surprisingly comic adventures of a man caught between romance and religion.
 
When young Mr. Stockdale arrives in a small village to fill in for the Methodist minister, he finds himself pining for his comely new landlady. But she leads a mysterious life, keeping... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Fanfarlo
Fanfarlo
Written by Charles Baudelaire, Translated by Edward K. Kaplan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191096
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Fanfarlo

Written by Charles Baudelaire
Translated by Edward K. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $11.00

A stunning new translation of a neglected masterpiece by one of history’s most celebrated writers.
 
Ten years before Baudelaire published his masterpiece, The Flowers of Evil, the great poet penned the only prose fiction of his career: La Fanfarlo. The novella describes the torrid real-life affair the poet had with... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Forbidden Kingdom

Written by Jan Jacob Slauerhoff
Translated by Paul Vincent


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $9.99

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 Man Who Walked Through Walls
The Man Who Walked Through Walls
Written by Marcel Ayme, Translated by Sophie Lewis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548643
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The Man Who Walked Through Walls

Written by Marcel Ayme
Translated by Sophie Lewis


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $18.00

The excellent Monsieur Dutilleul has always been able to pass through walls, but has never seen the point of using his gift, given the general availability of doors. One day, however, his tyrannical boss drives him to desperate, creative measures — he develops a taste for intramural travel and becomes something... Read more >
The Temptation of Saint Anthony
The Temptation of Saint Anthony
Written by Gustave Flaubert, Translated by Lafcadio Hearn, Introduction by Michel Foucault
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824134
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The Temptation of Saint Anthony

Written by Gustave Flaubert
Translated by Lafcadio Hearn
Introduction by Michel Foucault


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 22, 2012
Price: $14.99

A book that deeply influenced the young Freud and was the inspiration for many artists, The Temptation of Saint Anthony was Flaubert’s lifelong work, thirty years in the making. Based on the story of the third-century saint who lived on an isolated mountaintop in the Egyptian desert, it is a fantastical... Read more >
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The Turn of the Screw & In the Cage
The Turn of the Screw & In the Cage
Written by Henry James, Introduction by Hortense Calisher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824097
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The Turn of the Screw & In the Cage

Written by Henry James
Introduction by Hortense Calisher


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 22, 2012
Price: $5.99

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition brings together one of literature's most famous ghost stories and one of Henry James's most unusual novellas. In The Turn of the Screw, a governess is haunted by ghosts from her young charges past; Virginia Woolf said of this masterpiece of psychological ambiguity and suggestion... Read more >
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Fanny Hill
Fanny Hill
Written by John Cleland, Introduction by Gary Gautier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824110
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Fanny Hill
or, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure
Written by John Cleland
Introduction by Gary Gautier


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2012
Price: $8.99

Fanny Hill, shrouded in controversy for most of its more than 250-year life, and banned from publication in the United States until 1966, was once considered immoral and without literary merit, even earning its author a jail sentence for obscenity.

The tale of a naïve young prostitute in bawdy eighteenth-century London who... Read more >
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The Quest of the Silver Fleece
The Quest of the Silver Fleece
Written by W.E.B. Dubois
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823212
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The Quest of the Silver Fleece
A Novel
Written by W.E.B. Dubois


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2012
Price: $9.99

Originally published in 1911, The Quest of the Silver Fleece was the first novel to come from world-famous sociologist and civil-rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois. A controversial title of its time, the novel chronicles the complex interactions between Northern financing and Southern politics as it follows the story of free-spirited Zora... Read more >
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