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The Alienist
The Alienist
Written by Machado De Assis
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ISBN: 9781612191072
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The Alienist

Written by Machado De Assis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
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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
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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 >
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Fanfarlo
Fanfarlo
Written by Charles Baudelaire, Translated by Edward K. Kaplan
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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
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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 Forbidden Kingdom

Written by Jan Jacob Slauerhoff
Translated by Paul Vincent


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $14.99

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
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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
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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: $2.99

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
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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: $2.99

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
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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: $2.99

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
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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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Dubliners
Dubliners
Written by James Joyce, Introduction by John Banville
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ISBN: 9780812983012
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Dubliners

Written by James Joyce
Introduction by John Banville


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $11.00

Introduction by John Banville
 
James Joyce was the singular figure of modernism, and to this day his grand vision looms large over contemporary literature and the entire Western canon. His stylistic innovations were revolutionary, yet nowhere is Joyce more accessible than in this volume of short stories, a brilliant collection...

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Tyrant Banderas
Tyrant Banderas
Written by Ramon del Valle-Inclan, Translated by Peter Bush, Introduction by Alberto Manguel
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ISBN: 9781590174982
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Tyrant Banderas

Written by Ramon del Valle-Inclan
Translated by Peter Bush
Introduction by Alberto Manguel


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $14.95

An NYRB Classics Original

The first great twentieth-century novel of dictatorship, and the avowed inspiration for García Márquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch and Roa Bastos’s I, the Supreme, Tyrant Banderas is a dark and dazzling portrayal of a mythical Latin American republic in the grip of a monster. Ramón del Valle-Inclán... Read more >
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Tyrant Banderas

Written by Ramon del Valle-Inclan
Translated by Peter Bush
Introduction by Alberto Manguel


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $14.95

An NYRB Classics Original

The first great twentieth-century novel of dictatorship, and the avowed inspiration for García Márquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch and Roa Bastos’s I, the Supreme, Tyrant Banderas is a dark and dazzling portrayal of a mythical Latin American republic in the grip of a monster. Ramón del Valle-Inclán... Read more >
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Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
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ISBN: 9780307829603
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Crime and Punishment

Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $7.99

With the same suppleness, energy, and range of voices that won their translation of The Brothers Karamazov the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Prize, Pevear and Volokhonsky offer a brilliant translation of Dostoevsky's classic novel that presents a clear insight into this astounding psychological thriller. "The best (translation) currently available"--Washington Post Book World. Read more >
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The Captain's Daughter
The Captain's Daughter
Written by Alexander Pushkin, Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
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ISBN: 9780307949653
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The Captain's Daughter
And Other Stories
Written by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $12.95

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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The Captain's Daughter
The Captain's Daughter
Written by Alexander Pushkin, Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler
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The Captain's Daughter
And Other Stories
Written by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

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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Silver
Silver
Written by Andrew Motion
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ISBN: 9780307884893
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Silver
Return to Treasure Island
Written by Andrew Motion


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

This ebook includes a free copy of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island!

A rip-roaring sequel to Treasure Island—Robert Louis Stevenson’s beloved classic—about two young friends and their high-seas adventure with dangerous pirates and long-lost treasure.


It's almost forty years after the events of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island: Jim Hawkins now runs an... Read more >
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The Rise of David Levinsky
The Rise of David Levinsky
Written by Abraham Cahan, Introduction by Seth Lipsky
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ISBN: 9780307822819
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The Rise of David Levinsky

Written by Abraham Cahan
Introduction by Seth Lipsky


Format: eBook, 556 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2012
Price: $2.99

The Rise of David Levinsky, written by the legendary founder and editor of the Jewish Daily Forward, is an early Jewish-American classic. According to the scholar Sam B. Girgus, "The novel is more than an important literary work and cultural document. It forms part of the traditional ritual of renewal of... Read more >
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Purgatorio
Purgatorio
Written by Dante, Translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander
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ISBN: 9780385508315
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Purgatorio

Written by Dante
Translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2012
Price: $14.99

Now I shall sing the second kingdom,

there where the soul of man is cleansed,

made worthy to ascend to heaven.

In the second book of Dante’s epic poem The Divine Comedy, Dante has left hell and begins the ascent of the mount of purgatory. Just as hell had its circles, purgatory, situated at... Read more >
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Voyage to Kazohinia

Written by Sandor Szathmari
Translated by Inez Kemenes


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $16.95

A page-turning dystopian classic that stands alongside Brave New World and Gulliver's Travels.

Voyage to Kazohinia is a tour de force of twentieth-century literature--and it is here published in English for the first time outside of Hungary. Sándor Szathmári's comical novel chronicles the travels of a modern Gulliver on the eve of... Read more >
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The Modern Library Collection Children's Classics 5-Book Bundle
The Modern Library Collection Children's Classics 5-Book Bundle
Written by Kenneth Grahame, Lewis Carroll, J.M. Barrie and Alexandre Dumas
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ISBN: 9780812984477
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The Modern Library Collection Children's Classics 5-Book Bundle
The Wind in the Willows, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, Peter Pan, The Three Musketeers
Written by Kenneth Grahame, Lewis Carroll, J.M. Barrie and Alexandre Dumas


Format: eBook, 1312 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2012
Price: $2.99

For young dreamers, nostalgic parents, and imaginative readers of all ages, this wonderful eBook collection not only contains five of the most beloved children’s books in the world but some of the most admired and enduring literature ever put to page. Each of these can be considered a “Household Book,” as... Read more >
The Idiot (Vintage Classics)
The Idiot (Vintage Classics)
Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
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ISBN: 9780553901894
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The Idiot (Vintage Classics)

Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $13.99

Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s masterful translation of The Idiot is destined to stand with their versions of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov, and Demons as the definitive Dostoevsky in English.

After his great portrayal of a guilty man in Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky set out in The Idiot to portray... Read more >
Irish Fairy and Folk Tales
Irish Fairy and Folk Tales
Preface by Paul Muldoon, Edited by William Butler Yeats
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824172
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Irish Fairy and Folk Tales

Preface by Paul Muldoon
Edited by William Butler Yeats


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $2.99

Gathered by the renowned Irish poet, playwright, and essayist William Butler Yeats, the sixty-five tales and poems in this delightful collection uniquely capture the rich heritage of the Celtic imagination. Filled with legends of village ghosts, fairies, demons, witches, priests, and saints, these stories evoke both tender pathos and lighthearted mirth... Read more >
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Paradiso
Paradiso
Written by Dante, Translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander
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ISBN: 9780307805959
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Paradiso

Written by Dante
Translated by Robert Hollander and Jean Hollander


Format: eBook, 1024 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $12.99

With his journeys through Hell and Purgatory complete, Dante is at last led by his beloved Beatrice to Paradise. Where his experiences in the Inferno and Purgatorio were arduous and harrowing, this is a journey of comfort, revelation, and, above all, love-both romantic and divine. Robert Hollander is a Dante scholar... Read more >
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Tom Jones
Tom Jones
Written by Henry Fielding, Edited by Fredson Bowers, Introduction by Martin C. Battestin
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ISBN: 9780307824158
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Tom Jones

Written by Henry Fielding
Edited by Fredson Bowers
Introduction by Martin C. Battestin


Format: eBook, 1024 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $2.99

Tom, a foundling, is discovered one evening by the benevolent Squire Allworthy and his sister Bridget and brought up as a son in their household; when his sexual escapades and general misbehavior lead them to banish him, he sets out in search of both his fortune and his true identity. Amorous... Read more >
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Dead Souls
Dead Souls
Written by Nikolai Gogol, Translated by Donald Rayfield, Introduction by Donald Rayfield
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Dead Souls

Written by Nikolai Gogol
Translated by Donald Rayfield
Introduction by Donald Rayfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

An NYRB Classics Original

The first of the great Russian novels and one of the indisputable masterpieces of world literature, Dead Souls is the tale of Chichikov, an affably cunning con man who causes consternation in a small Russian town when he shows up out of nowhere proposing to buy title to... Read more >
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