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A Mad Desire to Dance
A Mad Desire to Dance
Written by Elie Wiesel
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ISBN: 9780307271358
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A Mad Desire to Dance

Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2009
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From Elie Wiesel, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of our fiercest moral voices, a provocative and deeply thoughtful new novel about a life shaped by the worst horrors of the twentieth century and one man’s attempt to reclaim happiness.

Doriel, a European expatriate living in New York, suffers... Read more >
Las caras de la suerte
Las caras de la suerte
Written by Cristina García, Translated by Liliana Valenzuela
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307486943
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Las caras de la suerte

Written by Cristina García
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

A fines de los años sesenta, tres adolescentes de varios rincones del planeta tratan de encontrar su lugar en el mundo: el cubano Enrique Florit, que vive en el sur de California con su padre, un mago extravagante; Marta Claros, que se las arregla para subsistir en un tugurio de San... Read more >
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Redemption Song
Redemption Song
Written by Bertice Berry
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ISBN: 9780307490063
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Redemption Song
A Novel
Written by Bertice Berry


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $9.99

Owner of a small African-American bookshop, Miss Cozy has an unique gift: Customers who walk through her door rarely leave without a book that speaks directly to their life. But when Josephine--"Fina"--and Ross arrive in search of an obscure, unpublished manuscript written by a slave woman, Miss Cozy knows that all... Read more >
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Secondhand World
Secondhand World
Written by Katherine Min
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ISBN: 9780307490636
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Secondhand World

Written by Katherine Min


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $9.99

Isadora Myung Hee Sohn—Isa—has just spent ninety-five days in a pediatric burn unit in Albany, New York, recovering from the fire that burned her house and killed her parents. Moving back in time, Secondhand World casts a devastating spell, revealing the circumstances that led to the fire.

Growing up the daughter of... Read more >
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Bird of Another Heaven
Bird of Another Heaven
Written by James D. Houston
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ISBN: 9780307388087
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Bird of Another Heaven

Written by James D. Houston


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $14.95

From the acclaimed author of Snow Mountain Passage comes this richly evocative novel that follows a half-Indian, half-Hawai'ian woman and her complex relationship with the last king of Hawai'i.

When talk show host Sheridan Brody finds the journals of his great grandmother Nani Keala (aka Nancy Callahan), he uncovers a mythic, unknown... Read more >
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A Handbook to Luck
A Handbook to Luck
Written by Cristina García
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307276803
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A Handbook to Luck

Written by Cristina García


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $13.95

In the late 60s, three teenagers from around the globe are making their way in the world: Enrique Florit, from Cuba, living in southern California with his flamboyant magician father; Marta Claros, getting by in the slums of San Salvador; Leila Rezvani, a well-to-do surgeon's daughter in Tehran. We follow them... Read more >
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Las caras de la suerte
Las caras de la suerte
Written by Cristina García, Translated by Liliana Valenzuela
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307276810
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Las caras de la suerte

Written by Cristina García
Translated by Liliana Valenzuela


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $15.95

A fines de los años sesenta, tres adolescentes de varios rincones del planeta tratan de encontrar su lugar en el mundo: el cubano Enrique Florit, que vive en el sur de California con su padre, un mago extravagante; Marta Claros, que se las arregla para subsistir en un tugurio de San... Read more >
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Unaccustomed Earth
Unaccustomed Earth
Written by Jhumpa Lahiri
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307268686
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Unaccustomed Earth

Written by Jhumpa Lahiri


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $9.99

These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. Here they enter the worlds of sisters and brothers, fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, friends and lovers. Rich with...

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Secondhand World
Secondhand World
Written by Katherine Min
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307274991
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Secondhand World

Written by Katherine Min


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $13.95

Isadora Myung Hee Sohn—Isa—has just spent ninety-five days in a pediatric burn unit in Albany, New York, recovering from the fire that burned her house and killed her parents. Moving back in time, Secondhand World casts a devastating spell, revealing the circumstances that led to the fire.

Growing up the daughter of... Read more >
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Self Storage
Self Storage
Written by Gayle Brandeis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345492616
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Self Storage
A Novel
Written by Gayle Brandeis


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $14.00

Flan Parker has always had an inquisitive mind, searching for what’s hidden below the surface and behind the door. Her curious nature and enthusiastic probing have translated into a thriving resale business in the university housing complex where she lives with her husband and two young children. Flan’s venture helps pay... Read more >
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Self Storage
Self Storage
Written by Gayle Brandeis
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ISBN: 9780345504463
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Self Storage
A Novel
Written by Gayle Brandeis


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $9.99

Flan Parker has always had an inquisitive mind, searching for what’s hidden below the surface and behind the door. Her curious nature and enthusiastic probing have translated into a thriving resale business in the university housing complex where she lives with her husband and two young children. Flan’s venture helps pay... Read more >
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Typical American
Typical American
Written by Gish Jen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389220
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Typical American

Written by Gish Jen


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $15.00

From the beloved author of Mona in the Promised Land and The Love Wife comes this comic masterpiece, an insightful novel of immigrants experiencing the triumphs and trials of American life.

Gish Jen reinvents the American immigrant story through the Chang family, who first come to the United States with... Read more >
The Last of the Menu Girls
The Last of the Menu Girls
Written by Denise Chávez
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307428882
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The Last of the Menu Girls

Written by Denise Chávez


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Rocío Esquibel is a girl growing up in a Southern New Mexico town with her mother and sister. She defines her neighborhood by its trees—the willow, the apricot and the one they call the marking-off tree. Rocio knows she was born in the closet where she and her sister now take... Read more >
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When the Emperor Was Divine
When the Emperor Was Divine
Written by Julie Otsuka
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ISBN: 9780307430212
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When the Emperor Was Divine

Written by Julie Otsuka


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

The debut novel from the PEN/Faulkner Award Winning Author of The Buddha in the Attic

On a sunny day in Berkeley, California, in 1942, a woman sees a sign in a post office window, returns to her home, and matter-of-factly begins to pack her family's possessions. Like thousands of other Japanese Americans... Read more >
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How the Two Ivans Quarrelled
How the Two Ivans Quarrelled
Written by Nikolai Gogol, Translated by John Cournos
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ISBN: 9781933633145
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How the Two Ivans Quarrelled

Written by Nikolai Gogol
Translated by John Cournos


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2007
Price: $9.00

"How dared you, in disregard of all decency, call me a goose?"

This lesser-known work is perhaps the perfect distillation of Nikolai Gogol’s genius: a tale simultaneously animated by a joyful, nearly slapstick sense of humor alongside a resigned cynicism about the human condition.

In a sharp-edged translation from John Cournos... Read more >
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Unconfessed
Unconfessed
Written by Yvette Christianse
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ISBN: 9781590512814
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Unconfessed

Written by Yvette Christianse


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2007
Price: $14.95

PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD FINALIST

A fiercely poetic literary debut re-creating the life of an 19th-century slave woman in South Africa.

Slavery as it existed in Africa has seldom been portrayed—and never with such texture, detail, and authentic emotion. Inspired by actual 19th-century court records, Unconfessed is a breathtaking literary tour de force. They called... Read more >
The Attack
The Attack
Written by Yasmina Khadra
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307386953
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The Attack

Written by Yasmina Khadra


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $11.99

From the bestselling author of The Swallows of Kabul comes this timely and haunting novel that powerfully illuminates the devastating human costs of terrorism.Dr. Amin Jaafari is an Arab-Israeli surgeon at a hospital in Tel Aviv. As an admired and respected member of his community, he has carved a space for... Read more >
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The Attack
The Attack
Written by Yasmina Khadra, Translated by John Cullen
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ISBN: 9780307275707
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The Attack

Written by Yasmina Khadra
Translated by John Cullen


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2007
Price: $15.00

From the bestselling author of The Swallows of Kabul comes this timely and haunting novel that powerfully illuminates the devastating human costs of terrorism.Dr. Amin Jaafari is an Arab-Israeli surgeon at a hospital in Tel Aviv. As an admired and respected member of his community, he has carved a space for... Read more >
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A Handbook to Luck
A Handbook to Luck
Written by Cristina García
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267221
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A Handbook to Luck

Written by Cristina García


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $9.99

In the late 60s, three teenagers from around the globe are making their way in the world: Enrique Florit, from Cuba, living in southern California with his flamboyant magician father; Marta Claros, getting by in the slums of San Salvador; Leila Rezvani, a well-to-do surgeon's daughter in Tehran. We follow them... Read more >
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Bird of Another Heaven
Bird of Another Heaven
Written by James D. Houston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267238
Our Price: $11.99
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Bird of Another Heaven

Written by James D. Houston


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $11.99

From the acclaimed author of Snow Mountain Passage comes this richly evocative novel that follows a half-Indian, half-Hawai'ian woman and her complex relationship with the last king of Hawai'i.

When talk show host Sheridan Brody finds the journals of his great grandmother Nani Keala (aka Nancy Callahan), he uncovers a mythic, unknown... Read more >
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Tropical Fish
Tropical Fish
Written by Doreen Baingana
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767925105
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Tropical Fish
Tales From Entebbe
Written by Doreen Baingana


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $12.99

In her fiction debut, Doreen Baingana follows a Ugandan girl as she navigates the uncertain terrain of adolescence. Set mostly in pastoral Entebbe with stops in the cities Kampala and Los Angeles, Tropical Fish depicts the reality of life for Christine Mugisha and her family after Idi Amin’s dictatorship.

Three of... Read more >
Caramba!
Caramba!
Written by Nina Marie Martinez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400077380
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Caramba!

Written by Nina Marie Martinez


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $14.95

Inspirada en la Lotería, un juego de azar mexicano, esta novela es una alegre y graciosa historia de mamacitas y mariachis, charreadas y concursos de belleza. En el centro de la historia están Nataly y Consuelo, mejores amigas que residen en Lavalandia, California, donde pasan sus días trabajando en la Gran... Read more >
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Sky Burial
Sky Burial
Written by Xinran
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400095643
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Sky Burial
An Epic Love Story of Tibet
Written by Xinran


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $14.95

It was 1994 when Xinran, a journalist and the internationally acclaimed author of The Good Women of China, received a telephone call asking her to travel four hours to meet a woman who had just crossed the border from Tibet into China.

Xinran made the trip and met the woman, called Shu... Read more >
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Great Sky Woman
Great Sky Woman
Written by Steven Barnes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345493392
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Great Sky Woman

Written by Steven Barnes


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 27, 2006
Price: $7.99

Thirty thousand years ago, in the heart of the African continent and in the shadow of the largest freestanding mountain in the world, lived the Ibandi. For countless generations they nurtured their ancient tradition, and met survival’s daily struggle with quiet faith in their gods. But when brutal intruders arrived from... Read more >
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Like Water for Chocolate
Like Water for Chocolate
Written by Laura Esquivel, Read by Yareli Arizmendi
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739334195
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Like Water for Chocolate

Written by Laura Esquivel
Read by Yareli Arizmendi


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $14.99

Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit. The classic love story takes place on the De la Garza ranch, as the tyrannical owner, Mama Elena, chops onions at the kitchen table... Read more >
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