Now in a gorgeous new paperback edition with full-color illustrations by Maira Kalman, Microscripts is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
A Splendid Conspiracy
Three friends in a small Egyptian city celebrate idleness, elegance, and joie de vivre.
Time of Useful Consciousness
Lawrence Ferlinghetti's first book since Poetry as Insurgent Art, a new call to action and a vivid picture of civilization moving towards its brink.
The Poems of Octavio Paz
Here at last is the first retrospective collection of Paz s poetry to span his entire writing career, from the first published poem, at age seventeen, to his magnificent last poem; the whole is assiduously edited and translated by...
Created after the death of her brother, Carson's haunting and beautiful Nox is her first book of poetry in five years--a unique, illustrated, accordion-fold-out book in a box. Illustrations.
From the acclaimed author of The Last Samurai, Lightning Rods is the most well-executed literary sex comedy of our time.
The Cardboard House
A sweeping, kaleidoscopic, and passionate novel that presents a stunning series of flashes scenes, moods, dreams, and weather as the narrator wanders through Lima.
An affectionate and very funny gallery of twenty great world authors from the pen of the most subtle and gifted writer in contemporary Spanish literature (The Boston Globe).
The Miracle Cures of Dr. Aira
Aira's latest concerns a reluctant but powerful doctor who finally decides to use his healing powers to help a hopeless patient.
A bestseller in Germany, Visitation has established Jenny Erpenbeck as one of Europe s most significant contemporary authors.
The surprising, magnificent story of a Panamanian government employee who, one day, after a series of troubles, writes the celebrated masterwork of modern Central American poetry.
The Hour of the Star
New translation; previous translation published in 1992.
Near to the Wild Heart
This new translation of Clarice Lispector's sensational first book tells the story of a middle class woman's life from childhood through an unhappy marriage and its dissolution to transcendence.
An Elemental Thing
Internationally acclaimed as one of the most innovative writers today, Eliot Weinberger has taken the essay into unexplored territories on the borders of poetry and narrative where the only rule, according to the author, is that...
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