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Corpúsculo
Corpúsculo
Written by Harvard Lampoon
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ISBN: 9780307832504
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Corpúsculo

Written by Harvard Lampoon


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2012
Price: $5.99

“Estaba completamente segura de unas tres cosas. Primero, Edwart era, tal vez, mi alma gemela, quizá. Segundo, él tenía una parte de vampiro —que yo asumía estaba totalmente fuera de su control— que me quería muerta.Y tercero, yo deseaba incondicional, irrevocable, impenetrable, heterogénea, ginecológica y vergonzosamente que me besara”. Y así... Read more >
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CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
Written by George Saunders, Introduction by Joshua Ferris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307822222
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CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
Stories and a Novella
Written by George Saunders
Introduction by Joshua Ferris


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $11.99

One of the most influential works of modern American fiction is available for the first time as an eBook, featuring exclusive content not found in the print editions, including an additional short story and original commentary from George Saunders and Joshua Ferris.
 
Since its publication in 1996, George Saunders’s debut... Read more >
LoveStar
LoveStar
Written by Andri Snaer Magnason, Translated by Victoria Cribb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804268
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LoveStar
A Novel
Written by Andri Snaer Magnason
Translated by Victoria Cribb


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $16.95

"Orwell, Vonnegut, and Douglas Adams are felt on every page, though Magnason is never derivative. His satire and insightful social commentary sweeten the pot and the sheer wackiness of Magnason’s oversized imagination is invigorating."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

LoveStar, the enigmatic and obsessively driven founder of the LoveStar corporation, has unlocked the key to transmitting data... Read more >
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LoveStar
A Novel
Written by Andri Snaer Magnason
Translated by Victoria Cribb


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $16.95

LoveStar, the enigmatic and obsessively driven founder of the LoveStar corporation, has unlocked the key to transmitting data via birdwaves, thus freeing mankind from wires and devices, and allowing consumerism, technology, and science to run rampant over all aspects of daily life. Cordless modern men and women are paid to howl... Read more >
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The Last Debate
The Last Debate
Written by Jim Lehrer
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ISBN: 9780307824455
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The Last Debate
A Novel of Politics and Journalism
Written by Jim Lehrer


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

sharp satire of the presidential debate that changes the course of electoral politics (and the news business) forever--by Jim Lehrer, who has been a moderator of past presidential debates. The targets of this satire--religious fundamentalists, political handlers, self-important journalists, feral network programming heads--could not be more timely. Read more >
Going to the Dogs
Going to the Dogs
Written by Erich Kastner, Translated by Cyrus Brooks, Introduction by Rodney Livingstone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590175842
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Going to the Dogs
The Story of a Moralist
Written by Erich Kastner
Translated by Cyrus Brooks
Introduction by Rodney Livingstone


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $15.95

Going to the Dogs is set in Berlin after the crash of 1929 and before the Nazi takeover, years of rising unemployment and financial collapse. The moralist in question is Jakob Fabian, “aged thirty-two, profession variable, at present advertising copywriter . . . weak heart, brown hair,” a young man with... Read more >
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Going to the Dogs
The Story of a Moralist
Written by Erich Kastner
Translated by Cyrus Brooks
Introduction by Rodney Livingstone


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $15.95

Going to the Dogs is set in Berlin after the crash of 1929 and before the Nazi takeover, years of rising unemployment and financial collapse. The moralist in question is Jakob Fabian, “aged thirty-two, profession variable, at present advertising copywriter . . . weak heart, brown hair,” a young man with... Read more >
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The Lemoine Affair

Written by Marcel Proust
Translated by Charlotte Mandell


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $10.00

Their friend Marcel Proust had killed himself after the fall in diamond shares, a collapse that annihilated a part of his fortune.

This is the first-ever translation into English of this startling tour-de-force by one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers.

The Lemoine Affair was inspired by the real-life French scandal... Read more >
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Lucinella

Written by Lore Segal


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $13.00

Intelligence turns me on.

Lore Segal's tour de force look at the New York literary scene was a hit when it was first released in the 1970s, winning the praise of the literary elite. John Garnder called it “magical.” William Gass said it was “witty, elegant, beautiful.” Stanley Elkin called it “a... Read more >
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Youth Without God
Youth Without God
Written by Odon Von Horvath, Translated by R. Wills Thomas, Introduction by Liesl Schillinger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191195
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Youth Without God

Written by Odon Von Horvath
Translated by R. Wills Thomas
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $15.00

Written in exile while in flight from the Nazis, this dark, bizarre evocation of everyday life under fascism is available for the first time in thirty years.
 
This last book by Ödön von Horváth, one of the 20th-century’s great but forgotten writers, is a dark fable about guilt, fate, and... Read more >
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Youth Without God

Written by Odon Von Horvath
Translated by R. Wills Thomas
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $15.00

Written in exile while in flight from the Nazis, this dark, bizarre evocation of everyday life under fascism is available for the first time in thirty years.
 
This last book by Ödön von Horváth, one of the 20th-century’s great but forgotten writers, is a dark fable about guilt, fate, and... Read more >
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The Jewish War
The Jewish War
Written by Tova Reich
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307827739
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The Jewish War

Written by Tova Reich


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2012
Price: $14.99

It is sometime in the near future, and the Israeli Army is about to descend upon a band of militant settlers who have proclaimed the secessionist Kingdom of Judea and Samaria. So begins this timely and brilliantly satiric novel—an all-too-real story of a modern-day Masada.

The Jewish War is most particularly the... Read more >
Damned
Damned
Written by Chuck Palahniuk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476531
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Damned

Written by Chuck Palahniuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

From the author of Fight Club, comes a dark, irreverent, hilarious, and brilliant satire about adolescence, Hell, and the Devil.
 
Madison is the thirteen-year-old daughter of a narcissistic film star and a billionaire. Abandoned at her Swiss boarding school over Christmas, she dies over the holiday, presumably of a marijuana overdose...

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Lucky Jim
Lucky Jim
Written by Kingsley Amis, Introduction by Keith Gessen
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ISBN: 9781590175750
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Lucky Jim

Written by Kingsley Amis
Introduction by Keith Gessen


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $14.95

Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth century, Lucky Jim remains as trenchant, withering, and eloquently misanthropic as when it first scandalized readers in 1954. This is the story of Jim Dixon, a hapless lecturer in medieval history at a provincial university who knows better... Read more >
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Lucky Jim

Written by Kingsley Amis
Introduction by Keith Gessen


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $14.95

Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth century, Lucky Jim remains as trenchant, withering, and eloquently misanthropic as when it first scandalized readers in 1954. This is the story of Jim Dixon, a hapless lecturer in medieval history at a provincial university who knows better... Read more >
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The Old Devils
The Old Devils
Written by Kingsley Amis, Introduction by John Banville
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ISBN: 9781590175767
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The Old Devils

Written by Kingsley Amis
Introduction by John Banville


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $14.95

Age has done everything except mellow the characters in Kingsley Amis’s The Old Devils, which turns its humane and ironic gaze on a group of Welsh married couples who have been spending their golden years—when “all of a sudden the evening starts starting after breakfast”—nattering, complaining, reminiscing, and, above all, drinking... Read more >
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The Old Devils

Written by Kingsley Amis
Introduction by John Banville


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $14.95

Age has done everything except mellow the characters in Kingsley Amis’s The Old Devils, which turns its humane and ironic gaze on a group of Welsh married couples who have been spending their golden years—when “all of a sudden the evening starts starting after breakfast”—nattering, complaining, reminiscing, and, above all, drinking... Read more >
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Star Island
Star Island
Written by Carl Hiaasen, Read by Stephen Hoye
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449806920
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Star Island

Written by Carl Hiaasen
Read by Stephen Hoye


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $19.99

Meet twenty-two-year-old Cherry Pye (née Cheryl Bunterman), a pop star since she was fourteen—and about to attempt a comeback from her latest drug-and-alcohol disaster.

Now meet Cherry again: in the person of her “undercover stunt double,” Ann DeLusia. Ann portrays Cherry whenever the singer is too “indisposed”—meaning wasted—to go out in... Read more >
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Lionel Asbo
Lionel Asbo
Written by Martin Amis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958099
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Lionel Asbo
State of England
Written by Martin Amis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

A savage, funny, and mysteriously poignant saga by a renowned author at the height of his powers. 

Lionel Asbo, a terrifying yet weirdly loyal thug (self-named after England's notorious Anti-Social Behaviour Order), has always looked out for his ward and nephew, the orphaned Desmond Pepperdine.  He provides him with fatherly career advice...

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Snowball's Chance
Snowball's Chance
Written by John Reed, Afterword by James Sherry, Foreword by Alexander Cockburn
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ISBN: 9781612191256
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Snowball's Chance

Written by John Reed
Afterword by James Sherry
Foreword by Alexander Cockburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 8, 2012
Price: $15.00

This unauthorized companion to George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a controversial parable about September 11th by one of fiction’s most inventive and provocative writers

Written in 14 days shortly after the September 11th attacks, Snowball’s Chance is an outrageous and unauthorized companion to George Orwell’s Animal Farm, in which exiled pig Snowball...

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The Bear Went Over the Mountain
The Bear Went Over the Mountain
Written by William Kotzwinkle
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ISBN: 9780307822321
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The Bear Went Over the Mountain

Written by William Kotzwinkle


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2012
Price: $12.99

Once upon a time in rural Maine, a big black bear found a briefcase under a tree. Hoping for food, he dragged it into the woods, only to find that all it held was the manuscript of a novel. He couldn’t eat it, but he did read it, and decided it... Read more >
Snowball's Chance

Written by John Reed
Afterword by James Sherry
Foreword by Alexander Cockburn


Format: eBook0
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $15.00

This unauthorized companion to George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a controversial parable about September 11th by one of fiction’s most inventive and provocative writers

Written in 14 days shortly after the September 11th attacks, Snowball’s Chance is an outrageous and unauthorized companion to George Orwell’s Animal Farm, in which exiled pig Snowball...

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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Dead Souls

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


Format: eBook, 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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The Investigation
The Investigation
Written by Philippe Claudel, Translated by John Cullen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535359
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The Investigation
A Novel
Written by Philippe Claudel
Translated by John Cullen


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $13.99

A wild, Kafka-esque romp through a dystopian landscape, probing thedarkly comic nature of the human condition.

The Investigator is a man quite like any other. He is balding, of medium build, dresses conservatively—in short, he is unremarkable in every way. He has been assigned to conduct an Investigation of a series... Read more >
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