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I Live in the Slums Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780300247435, Yale University Press, July 2020
344 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In Can Xue's world the superficial is peeled away to reveal layers of depth and meaning. Her stories observe no conventions of plot or characterization and limn a chaotic, poetic state ordered by the extreme logic of philosophy. Combining elements...
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£20,00
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Book of Collateral Damage
ISBN: PB: 9780300251753, ISBN: HB: 9780300228946, Yale University Press, June 2020
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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£11,99
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£16,99
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Punishment
ISBN: HB: 9780300243024, Yale University Press, June 2020
168 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
In 1967 Tahar Ben Jelloun, a peaceful young political protestor, was one of nearly a hundred other hapless men taken into punitive custody by the Moroccan army. It was a time of dangerous importance in Moroccan history, and they were treated with a c...
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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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£16,00
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Dregs of the Day
ISBN: PB: 9780300242775, Yale University Press, November 2019
160 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
The final published work by the renowned Mairtin O Cadhain, this novella follows a widower as he attempts to plan his wife's funeral arrangements without money, direction, or whiskey. Thrown into a desert of unknowing, he knows not where to turn or w...
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£9,99
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Family Record
ISBN: PB: 9780300238310, Yale University Press, November 2019
160 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
A mix of autobiography and lucid invention, this highly personal work offers a deeply affecting exploration of the meaning of identity and pedigree. With his signature blend of candor, mystery, and bewitching elusiveness, Patrick Modiano weaves toget...
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£12,99
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Until Stones Become Lighter Than Water
ISBN: HB: 9780300226621, Yale University Press, November 2019
384 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Award-winning author Antonio Lobo Antunes returns to the subject of the Portuguese colonial war in Angola with a vigorous account of atrocity and vengeance. Drawing on his own bitter experience as a soldier stationed for twenty?seven months in Angola...
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£18,99
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Snapshots
ISBN: PB: 9780300218497, Yale University Press, April 2019
152 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
The internationally acclaimed author Claudio Magris offers a collection of brief "snapshots" reflecting on life and culture from 1999 to 2013 through his very personal lens. Some pieces portray private, intimate moments, while others offer views on p...
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£12,99
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Love in the New Millennium
ISBN: HB: 9780300224313, Yale University Press, January 2019
288 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In this darkly comic novel, a group of women inhabits a world of constant surveillance, where informants lurk in the flowerbeds and false reports fly. Conspiracies abound in a community that normalizes paranoia and suspicion. Some try to flee – wheth...
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Guermantes Way In Search of Lost Time, Volume 3
ISBN: PB: 9780300186192, Yale University Press, November 2018
680 pp., 23.5x19 cm, 3 black&white illus.
Marcel Proust's monumental seven-part novel "In Search of Lost Time" is considered by many to be the greatest novel of the twentieth century. This edition of volume three, "The Guermantes Way", is edited and annotated by noted Proust scholar William...
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