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The Story of My Teeth

The Story of My Teeth

Valeria Luiselli, Christina MacSweeney

Bon vivant, world traveler, auctioneerthe story of Highway and his teeth is like Johnny Cash meets Robert Walser in Mexico.

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 Read reviewThe Story of the Lost Child: The Neapolitan Novels, Book Four

The Story of the Lost Child: The Neapolitan Novels, Book Four

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

The Story of the Lost Child is the long-awaited fourth volume in the Neapolitan Novels. The quartet traces the friendship between Elena and Lila, from their childhood in a poor neighbourhood in Naples, to their thirties, when...

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Complete Stories

Complete Stories

Clarice Lispector

Features stories ranging from teenagers coming into awareness of their sexual and artistic powers to humdrum housewives whose lives are shattered by unexpected epiphanies to old people who don't know what to do with themselves.

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Signs Preceding the End of the World

Signs Preceding the End of the World

Yuri Herrera, Lisa Dillman

Makina knows how to survive in a macho world. Leaving her native Mexico in search of her brother, she's smuggled into the USA bearing two secret messages - one from her mother and one from the Mexican underworld. In this...

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Sea Summit: Poems

Sea Summit: Poems

Yi Lu, Fiona Sze-Lorrain

Influenced by both the  gray, sinister sea  near the village where Yi Lu grew up during the Cultural Revolution, and the beauty of the sea in the books she read as a child, Sea Summit is a collection of paradox and...

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The Physics Of Sorrow

The Physics Of Sorrow

Georgi Gospodinov, Angela Rodel

Shortlisted for prizes around the world, Georgi Gospodinov's thrilling new novel is about physics, myths, and the power of stories.

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Arvida

Arvida

Samuel Archibald

A 25000-copy Bestseller in French, Arvida reads like a Proust-obsessed Cormac McCarthy whose muse is a mining town in Quebec.

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War, So Much War

War, So Much War

Merce Rodoreda, Mercae Rodoreda, Martha Tennent, Maruxa Relano Tennent

Merce Rodoreda's final novel, this is a meditation on the consequences of moral degradation and the inescapable presence of evil.

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Silvina Ocampo

Silvina Ocampo

Jason Weiss, Silvina Ocampo

Readers will find the full range of Ocampo's metaphysical lyricism (The Independent) represented in this groundbreaking edition.

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Moods

Moods

Yoel Hoffmann, Peter Cole

Yoel Hoffmann- Israel's celebrated avant-garde genius (The Forward)-supplies the magic missing link between the infinitesimal and the infinite

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A General Theory of Oblivion

A General Theory of Oblivion

Jose Eduardo Agualusa, Daniel Hahn (Freelance author and editor)

On the eve of Angolan independence, Ludo bricks herself into her apartment, where she will remain for the next thirty years. She lives off vegetables and pigeons, burns her furniture and books to stay alive and keeps herself busy...

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