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publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Book of Collateral Damage
ISBN: HB: 9780300228946, Yale University Press, July 2019
312 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Widely praised in the Arab world, renowned author Sinan Antoon's fourth and most sophisticated novel follows Nameer, a young Iraqi scholar earning his Ph.D. at Harvard, who is hired by filmmakers to help document the devastation of the 2003 invasion...
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£16,99
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Upright Revolution Or Why Humans Walk Upright
ISBN: HB: 9780857426475, Seagull Books, July 2019
48 pp., 21.5x21.5 cm, illustrated in colour throughout
Science has given us several explanations for how humans evolved from walking on four limbs to two feet. None, however, is as riveting as what master storyteller Ngugi wa Thiong'o offers in "The Upright Revolution". Blending myth and folklore with an...
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£21,99
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Ice
ISBN: HB: 9780857426505, Seagull Books, June 2019
256 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
The year is 1973. An Egyptian historian, Dr. Shukri, pursues a year of non-degree graduate studies in Moscow, the presumed heart of the socialist utopia. Through his eyes, the reader receives a guided tour of the sordid stagnation of Brezhnev-era Sov...
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£14,99
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Mr. K Released
ISBN: HB: 9780857426482, Seagull Books, June 2019
280 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Mirroring Romania's drastic transition from totalitarianism to Western-style freedom in the late 1980s, "Mr. K Released" captures the disturbingly surreal feeling that many newly liberated prisoners face when they leave captivity. Employing his trade...
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£18,99
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Only a Lodger... And Hardly That A Fictional Autobiography
ISBN: HB: 9780857426468, Seagull Books, June 2019
312 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 halftones
A novel in five parts, "Only a Lodger... And Hardly That" puts Vesna Main's power of beautiful observation on full display as she explores how writing stories about one's ancestors is key route to learning about and fashioning one's own identity. Whi...
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£18,99
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Monsters Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Mathilda
ISBN: PB: 9781940939704, 2Leaf Press, June 2019
316 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Monsters: Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' and 'Mathilda'" presents Mary Shelley's most popular works, accompanied by a critical introduction and commentary by scholar Claire Millikin Raymond. Cultures create and ascribe meaning to monsters, endowing t...
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£17,00
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Respectable Woman
ISBN: HB: 9789385932472, Zubaan Books, May 2019
220 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
The Second World War has just ended. The Japanese have departed. In Nagaland in northeast India – one of the key theaters of the battle – political unrest and tremendous social changes have generated new social problems. For returning soldiers and ot...
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£15,00
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My Mother's Tears
ISBN: HB: 9780857426529, Seagull Books, May 2019
192 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
With subtle, bemused humor and an unerring eye for human frailty, Michel Layaz writes about the hidden tensions within families, the awkwardness of adolescence, and the drama of intimacy between friends and lovers. His fifth novel, "My Mother's Tears...
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£14,99
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During-the-Event
ISBN: PB: 9781602233829, University of Alaska Press, April 2019
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
For D. E. , only two certainties exist: his grandfather is dead and life will never be the same".During-the-Event" is a dystopian adventure that roams across a fallen United States, introducing an unforgettable cast of characters along the way. In th...
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£17,00
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Freedom Fables Satire and Politics in Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain's Writings
ISBN: HB: 9789385932489, Zubaan Books, April 2019
220 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
From the writer of the delightful utopian fantasy "Sultana's Dream" come these witty tales describing the twists and turns of India's two-hundred-year relationship with the Imperial British. Available to contemporary English readers for the first tim...
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£15,00
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