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Lucinella

Written by Lore Segal


Format: eBook
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: eBook
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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 Disc
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: eBook
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: eBook
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...

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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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Voyage to Kazohinia
Voyage to Kazohinia
Written by Sandor Szathmari, Translated by Inez Kemenes
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ISBN: 9780982578124
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Voyage to Kazohinia

Written by Sandor Szathmari
Translated by Inez Kemenes


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 3, 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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Our Lady of Alice Bhatti
Our Lady of Alice Bhatti
Written by Mohammed Hanif
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958457
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Our Lady of Alice Bhatti

Written by Mohammed Hanif


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $11.99

From the author of the acclaimed A Case of Exploding Mangoes (“An insanely brilliant, satirical first novel . . . Belongs in a tradition that includes Catch-22—The Washington Post), a subversively, often shockingly funny new novel set in steaming Karachi, about second chances, thwarted ambitions and love in the most unlikely...

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Drugs
Drugs
Written by J. R. Helton
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ISBN: 9781609804015
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Drugs
A Novel
Written by J. R. Helton


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $15.95

A modern homage to William S. Burrough’s classic Junky, the new novel Drugs is the sparse, beautifully unassuming account of one man’s life of drug use.

As Robert Crumb, who illustrated the book jacket, says,
“J. R. Helton really speaks to me—starkly honest, darkly funny, acutely observant, and captures the... Read more >
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Drugs
A Novel
Written by J. R. Helton


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $15.95

Drugs is a story about Jake Stewart, a middle-class American from Texas who uses drugs and likes them. More importantly, he lives with them. 

In author J. R. Helton's hilarious prose, Jake inimitably narrates the ups and downs of being a functional user of marijuana, cocaine, MDMA, alcohol, nicotine, brand name hydrocodone... Read more >
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The Spoiler
The Spoiler
Written by Annalena McAfee
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958525
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The Spoiler

Written by Annalena McAfee


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

A dark hyper-comedy set in London in the late 1990s during the last gasp of the newspaper wars just before the dot-com tidal wave--about two female journalists at opposite ends of their life and work who become locked in a fierce tango of wills and whose lives are forever changed by... Read more >
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Angels on Toast

Written by Dawn Powell


Format: eBook, 245 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $15.99

Everyone in Dawn Powell's New York satire Angels on Toast is on the make: Lou Donovan, the entrepeneur who ricochets frantically between his well-connected current wife, his disreputable ex, and his dangerously greedy mistress; Trina Kameray, the exotic adventuress whose job title is as phony as her accent; T.V. Truesdale, the man... Read more >
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Envy

Written by Yuri Olesha
Translated by Marian Schwartz
Introduction by Ken Kafuls


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $14.00

A New York Review Books Original

One of the delights of Russian literature, a tour de force that has been compared to the best of Nabokov and Bulgakov, Yuri Olesha’s novella Envy brings together cutting social satire, slapstick humor, and a wild visionary streak. Andrei is a model Soviet citizen, a... Read more >
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Coincidence Engine
Coincidence Engine
Written by Sam Leith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307716446
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Coincidence Engine

Written by Sam Leith


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $12.99

“A tremendous novel—droll, savvy, original. An invigorating blast of fiction.”
—William Boyd
, Author of Any Human Heart and Restless.”
              
A hurricane sweeps off the Gulf of Mexico and, in the back country of Alabama, assembles a passenger jet out of old bean cans and junkyard waste. This piques the... Read more >
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