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Sleep of Memory
ISBN: PB: 9780300248586, ISBN: HB: 9780300238303, Yale University Press, February 2020
136 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Patrick Modiano's first book since his 2014 Nobel Prize revisits moments of the author's past to produce a spare yet moving reflection on the destructive underside of love, the dreams and follies of youth, the vagaries of memory, and the melancholy o...
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Forgetting
ISBN: PB: 9781784108908, Carcanet, January 2020
96 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
This personal book explores both the public and the private dimensions of forgetting and its scary Siamese twin, remembering. Forgetting takes in our modern fear of Alzheimer's and dementia; the abuse to which such slogans as "Remember Auschwitz!" c...
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Heaven
ISBN: PB: 9781784108861, Carcanet, January 2020
144 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
This is the first translation of Spanish poet Manuel Vilas's two major collections "Heaven" ("El cielo", 2000) and "Heat" ("Calor", 2008) into English. Thematically fuelled with alcohol, death and sex, they go off into freewheeling megalomaniacal fli...
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Gramsci's Fall
ISBN: HB: 9780857426918, Seagull Books, December 2019
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Is it possible to fight for social justice if you've never really loved another person? Can you save a country if you're in love? Forty-six-year-old Anton Stover's marriage is broken. His affairs are a thing of the past, and his career at the univer...
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£21,00
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Soutine's Last Journey
ISBN: HB: 9780857426925, Seagull Books, December 2019
292 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
August 6, 1943. Chaim Soutine, a Jewish painter from Belorussia and a contemporary of Chagall, Modigliani, and Picasso, is hidden in a hearse that's traveling from a small town on the Loire towards Nazi-occupied Paris. Suffering from a stomach ulcer,...
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War and Peace Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781435169876, GMC Group, Barnes & Noble, December 2019
896 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm
Tolstoy's epic novel focuses on the chaos of battle, the horror of death and bloodshed, and the expression of the noble virtues of love and valour.
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Prose
ISBN: PB: 9781784108113, Carcanet, December 2019
356 pp., 21.6x13.5 cm
Yves Bonnefoy (1923-2016), a major poet, was equally a seminalessayist and thinker. This second and final volume of the "Yves Bonnefoy Reader", contains what he regarded as his foundational essays, as well asa generous selection of essays from all pe...
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"Air of Solitude" Followed by "Requiem"
ISBN: HB: 9780857426871, Seagull Books, November 2019
192 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Gustave Roud, perhaps the most beloved poet of Swiss Romandy, is widely considered the founder of modern francophone Swiss literature, along with Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz. Roud lived at his grandfather's farm in Carrouge, Canton Vaud, for his entire l...
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Days of Peace
ISBN: HB: 9780857426994, Seagull Books, November 2019
176 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Jerusalem. The early years of the State of Israel. Naomi, a former architect from secular Tel Aviv, has just married Jochanan, a religious doctor who emigrated from Sweden. "Days of Peace" follows Naomi through 1950s Jerusalem as she meets a rich cas...
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Divine Song
ISBN: HB: 9780857426949, Seagull Books, November 2019
216 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
"Everything starts with a song and everything ends with another song", says the narrator of "The Divine Song". Paris is an old Sufi cat who keeps watch over his brilliant yet pathetic master, Sammy Kamau-Williams, the Enchanter. In Sammy, we recogniz...
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