Category: Literature - international

Burn this book

Harper | May 12, 2009 | 118 pages
Presents a collection of essays from a variety of authors, including John Updike, Russell Banks, and Salman Rushdie, on censorship and the power of literature on society.  More Info

The African trilogy

Everyman's Library | January 5, 2010 | 513 pages
Collects three of the author's novels, all inspired by the tragedies faced by the Igbo people during the European colonization of Africa.  More Info

The Thing Around Your Neck

Knopf Canada | May 22, 2009 | 217 pages
A collection of twelve stories includes the tale of a medical student in hiding with a poor Muslim woman, and a woman who discovers a devastating secret about her brother's death.  More Info

Collected Stories

Harper Perennial Modern Classics | September 22, 1999 | 352 pages
Twenty-six stories by the 1982 Nobel laureate, dating from 1947, reveal the dimensions of reality, life's mysteries and miracles, and the unexpected ironies, tragedies, and humors of human behavior  More Info

Tarantula

Simon and Schuster | October 5, 2004 | 137 pages
A collection of urban poetry features poems that echo the wordplay and street-savvy rhythms of Dylan's popular songs. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.  More Info

The Continual Condition

Ecco | August 19, 2017 | 127 pages
A collection of never-before-published poems by the late influential poet and hard-drinking wild man of literature features more of his raw, tough poetry about such subjects as booze, work, and women. 30,000 first printing.  More Info

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

Penguin Group USA | March 28, 2006 | 294 pages
Japanese edition of A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian. Two sisters attempt to stop their wealthy widowed father from marring a big-breasted girl trying to get an easy luxurious life, and along the way make new discoveries about their lives. In Japanese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.  More Info

Zeitoun

Vintage Canada | June 8, 2010 | 368 pages
A riveting account of Hurricane Katrina and a shocking tale of wrongful arrest and racism,Zeitounis the true story of one Syrian-American, plucked from his home and accused of terrorism, written by one of America's most high-profile literary writers, now available for the first time in paperback... More Info

Best European Fiction 2012

November 8, 2011 | 544 pages
Presents a collection of contemporary short stories from countries in Europe, including Hungary, France, and Norway, with additional information about the writers and translators.  More Info

Pages