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Winter

Winter

Karl Ove Knausgaard, Lars Lerin, Ingvild Burkey

The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter.

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Summer

Summer

Karl Ove Knausgaard

The grand finale of Karl Ove Knausgaard's masterful and intensely-personal series about the four seasons

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Spring

Spring

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Utterly gripping and brilliantly rendered in Knausgaard's famously sensitive, pensive, and honest style, Spring is the account of a shocking and heartbreaking familial trauma and the emotional epicenter of this singular literary...

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Autumn

Autumn

Karl Ove Knausgaard

The first entry in a planned four-part autobiographical series presents sensory letters written to the author's unborn daughter that describe his childhood and daily life with his wife and older children in rural Sweden.

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 Special priceBoy Swallows Universe (Limited Gift Edition)

Boy Swallows Universe (Limited Gift Edition)

Dalton

Limited hardback gift edition of the bestselling novel that has taken Australia, and the world, by storm.

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 Special priceMilkman

Milkman

Anna Burns

This beautiful and painful novel by Orange Prize shortlisted Anna Burns blends shades of early Edna O'Brien with Eimear McBride's exquisite ability to capture voice.    

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 Special priceThe Friend

The Friend

Sigrid Nunez

Elegiac and searching, The Friend is both a meditation on loss and a celebration of human-canine devotion.   

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Swing Time

Swing Time

Zadie Smith

A story about friendship and music and stubborn roots, about how we are shaped by these things and how we can survive them. Moving from North West London to West Africa, it is an exuberant dance to the music of time.

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Thus Bad Begins

Thus Bad Begins

Javier Marias, Margaret Jull Costa

From the internationally acclaimed author of The Infatuations comes the mesmerizing story of a couple living in the shadow of a mysterious, unhappy history-a novel about the cruel, tender punishments we exact on those we love.

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The Red-Haired Woman

The Red-Haired Woman

Orhan Pamuk

On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well-digger and his young apprentice are hired to find water on a barren plain.

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Munich

Munich

Robert Harris

From the internationally best-selling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy -- a new spy thriller about treason and conscience, loyalty and betrayal, set against the backdrop of the fateful Munich Conference of September...

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War and Turpentine

War and Turpentine

Stefan Hertmans, David McKay

The life of Urbain Martien -- artist, soldier, survivor of World War I -- lies contained in two notebooks he left behind when he died in 1981. In War and Turpentine,  his grandson, a writer, retells his grandfather's story,...

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Mrs. Osmond

Mrs. Osmond

John Banville

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea, a dazzling and audacious new novel that extends the story of Isabel Archer, the heroine of Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady, into unexpected territory. 

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White Tears

White Tears

Hari Kunzru

Two ambitious young musicians are drawn into the dark underworld of blues-record collecting while navigating the fallout of a scam involving one's claim that a viral video of an unknown singer is a long-lost recording of a famous...

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 Special priceCity on Fire

City on Fire

Garth Risk Hallberg

It's New Year's Eve, 1976, and New York is a city on the verge. As midnight approaches, a blizzard sets in - and an unmistakable sound rings out across Central Park. Gunshots. Two of them. The search for the shooter will bring...

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 Special priceMiss Boston and Miss Hargreaves

Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves

Rachel Malik

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 Special priceNovember Road

November Road

Lou Berney

Set against the assassination of JFK, a poignant and evocative crime novel that centres on a desperate cat-and-mouse chase across 1960s America - a story of unexpected connections, daring possibilities, and the hope of second...

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 Special priceThe Neighborhood

The Neighborhood

Mario Vargas Llosa, Edith Grossman

A thrilling tale of desire and Peruvian corruption from the world-renowned Nobel Laureate.

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The Monk of Mokha

The Monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers

A fast-paced, gripping and humane account of the ongoing Yemeni Civil War

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 Special priceEm and the Big Hoom

Em and the Big Hoom

Jerry Pinto

She was always Em to us. There may have been a time when we called her something ordinary like Mummy, or Ma, but I don't remember. She was Em, and our father, sometimes, was the Big Hoom. In a tiny flat in Bombay Imelda Mendes -...

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The Great Fire

The Great Fire

Shirley Hazzard

A finalist for the National Book Award, this is an extraordinary love story set in the immediate aftermath of World War II. A man and woman seek to recover self-reliance, balance, and tenderness, and struggle to reclaim their...

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The Patrick Melrose Novels

The Patrick Melrose Novels

Edward St Aubyn

This single volume brings together the first four Patrick Melrose novels by Booker Prize Finalist Aubyn. The collection includes Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, and Mother's Milk.

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My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

A gorgeous hardcover gift edition of the first novel in the much-loved Neapolitan series.

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Home Fire

Home Fire

Kamila Shamsie

From an internationally acclaimed novelist, the suspenseful and heartbreaking story of a family ripped apart by secrets and driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences. Isma is free. After years of watching...

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The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

Oscar Hijuelos

Hijuelos's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about two young Cuban immigrants, who become stars of a New York dance hall in the 1950s where their lush, sensuous music earns them the title Mambo Kings, returns in this paperback...

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Purity

Purity

Jonathan Franzen

A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom

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 Special priceUbik

Ubik

Philip K. Dick

Glen Runciter is dead. Or is he Someone died in the explosion orchestrated by his business rivals, but even as his funeral is scheduled, his mourning employees are receiving bewildering messages from their boss. And the world...

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The Tin Drum

The Tin Drum

Gunter Grass

Delivers a scathing dissection of the years from 1925 to 1955 through the eyes of Oskar Matzerath, the dwarf whose manic beating on the toy of his retarded childhood fantastically counterpoints the accumulating horrors of Germany...

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The Half-Finished Heaven

The Half-Finished Heaven

Tomas Transtromer, Robert Bly

A handpicked selection of the best-loved poems of Tomas Transtromer - winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Here I Am

Here I Am

Jonathan Safran Foer (University of Ottowa)

As Jacob and Julia and their three sons are forced to confront the distances between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living, a catastrophic earthquake sets in motion a quickly escalating conflict in the...

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 Special priceBefore Dawn on Bluff Road / Hollyhocks in the Fog: Selected New Jersey Poems / Selected San Francisco Poems

Before Dawn on Bluff Road / Hollyhocks in the Fog: Selected New Jersey Poems / Selected San Francisco Poems

August Kleinzahler, Kleinzahler, August

A collection of August Kleinzahler's best poems, divided-like his life-between New Jersey and San Francisco

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 Special priceCity of Angels or, The Overcoat of Dr. Freud

City of Angels or, The Overcoat of Dr. Freud

Christa Wolf, Damion Searls

Three years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the author began to sort through her newly declassified Stasi files. Known for her defiance and outspokenness, she was not especially surprised to discover forty-two volumes of...

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May We Be Forgiven

May We Be Forgiven

A.M. Homes

May We Be Forgiven is an unnerving, funny tale of unexpected intimacies and of how one deeply fractured family might begin to put itself back together.

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Irene (The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy)

Irene (The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy)

Pierre Lemaitre, Frank Wynne

Pierre Lemaitre is known for writing crime fiction with an alchemical mix of white-knuckle intensity, fearlessly unconventional plotting, and psychologically intricate character development. In Irene Lemaitre ingeniously uses five...

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 Special price Read reviewKitchens of the Great Midwest

Kitchens of the Great Midwest

J. Ryan Stradal

Joyful, quirky and heartwarming, this is the story of a girl who becomes a world-famous chef, told by those who love her, envy her and never forget her.

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The Boy Who Followed Ripley

The Boy Who Followed Ripley

Patricia Highsmith

Ripley is an unmistakable descendant of Gatsby, that 'penniless young man without a past' who will stop at nothing. -Frank Rich

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Greed

Greed

Elfriede Jelinek, Martin Chalmers

Kurt Janisch is an ambitious but frustrated country policeman who talks to a lot of people in the line of duty, particularly women. Things go from bad to worse for Janisch and the women who fall for him. Someone sees and knows too...

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The Last Empress

The Last Empress

Anchee Min

At the end of the nineteenth century China is rocked by foreign attacks and local rebellions. The only constant is the power wielded by one woman, Tzu Hsi, also known as Empress Orchid. The author brings the important figures in...

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The Madagaskar Plan

The Madagaskar Plan

Guy Saville

The year is 1952. There is peace in Europe, but a victorious Germany continues to consolidate power in Afrika. The Iynchpin to their final solution is Madagaskar. Hitler has approved the resettlement of European Jews to the remote...

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