Category: Literature - international

Every Note Played

Gallery/Scout Press | January 29, 2019 | 336 pages
“Unsparing in her depiction of the disease’s harrowing effects, neuroscientist Genova also celebrates humanity.” —People “Sometimes it’s easier to tell truth in fiction…And she tells it with heart and hope.” —NPR “Her juxtaposition of scientific detail with compassionate,... More Info

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2019

Mariner Books | October 1, 2019 | 432 pages
The best science fiction and fantasy stories from 2018, guest-edited by National Book Award finalist Carmen Maria Machado. Today's readers of science fiction and fantasy have an appetite for stories that address a wide variety of voices, perspectives, and styles. There is an openness to experiment... More Info

The Best American Short Stories 2019

Mariner Books | October 1, 2019 | 320 pages
#1 New York Times best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr brings his"stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors" (San Francisco Chronicle) to selecting The Best American Short Stories 2019.  More Info

Olive, Again

Random House | March 28, 2020 | 304 pages
A New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner continues the life of her beloved Olive Kitteridge, who struggles to understand not only herself and her own life but the lives of those around her in the town of Crosby, Maine.  More Info
$36.00

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

March 28, 2020 | 288 pages
Finalist for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize. A deeply satisfying thriller cum fairy tale, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead is a provocative exploration of the murky borderland between sanity and madness, justice and tradition, and autonomy and fate.  More Info
$52.95

March 1917

Center for Ethics and Culture | March 28, 2020 | 672 pages
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to publish Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's epic work March 1917, Node III, Book 1, of The Red Wheel. The Red Wheel is Solzhenitsyn's magnum opus about the Russian Revolution  More Info
$21.00

The Wonder of Lost Causes

William Morrow Paperbacks | April 30, 2019 | 464 pages
In this heartwarming story, perfect for fans of An Unexpected Grace and A Dog’s Way Home, a single mom learns that her chronically ill son can communicate with a very special dog—and the lessons this dog teaches can shape the future and transform their lives. And what Whistler inspires in Kate... More Info

The Second Sleep

Random House Canada | October 29, 2019 | 336 pages
From the international bestselling author of Fatherland and Munich, a gripping mystery and a fascinating cautionary tale. "All civilizations consider themselves invulnerable; history warns us that none is." 1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote English village to conduct... More Info

This Is Happiness

Bloomsbury Publishing | December 3, 2019 | 400 pages
A profound and enchanting new novel from Booker Prize-longlisted author Niall Williams about the loves of our lives and the joys of reminiscing.You don't see rain stop, but you sense it. You sense something has changed in the frequency you've been living and you hear the quietness you thought was... More Info

All the Light We Cannot See

Simon and Schuster | April 4, 2017 | 544 pages
A cloth bag containing 20 paperback copies of the title that may also include a folder with sign out sheets.  More Info

Barkskins

Simon and Schuster | November 1, 2016 | 736 pages
“Magnificent.” (Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See) From Annie Proulx, the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author of The Shipping News and “Brokeback Mountain” comes her masterwork: an epic, dazzling, violent, marvelously dramatic novel about the... More Info

Clock Dance

Anchor Canada | April 30, 2019 | 304 pages
A bewitching new novel of family and self-discovery from the bestselling, award-winning author of A Spool of Blue Thread. Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden disappearance. In 1977, she is a college coed... More Info

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Collins | May 23, 2006 | 336 pages
Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South -- and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred One of the best-loved stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty... More Info

The Book of Science and Antiquities

Atria Books | December 10, 2019 | 304 pages
Thomas Keneally, the bestselling author of The Daughters of Mars and Schindler’s List, returns with an exquisite exploration of community and country, love and morality, taking place in both prehistoric and modern Australia. An award-winning documentary filmmaker, Shelby Apple is obsessed with... More Info

A Farewell to Arms

Simon and Schuster | July 8, 2014 | 352 pages
Featuring a previously published author introduction, a personal foreword by his son and a new introduction by his grandson, a definitive edition of the lauded World War I classic collects all 39 of the Nobel Prize-winning author's alternate endings to offer new insights into his creative process.... More Info

Incidental Inventions

Europa Editions | November 19, 2019 | 112 pages
"This is my last column, after a year that has scared and inspired me." With these words, Elena Ferrante, the bestselling author of My Brilliant Friend, bid farewell to her year-long collaboration with the Guardian. For a full year she penned short pieces, the subjects of which were suggested by... More Info

Sing to It

Scribner | November 12, 2019 | 160 pages
From legendary writer Amy Hempel, one of the most celebrated and original voices in American short fiction: an astounding collection of fifteen stories that are “riveting in precision” (The Atlantic) and “scintillating as the blade of a knife” (The Wall Street Journal). Amy Hempel is a... More Info

The Topeka School

October 1, 2019 | 304 pages
From the award-winning author of 10:04 and Leaving the Atocha Station, a tender and expansive family drama set in the American Midwest at the turn of the century, hailed by Maggie Nelson as Ben Lerner's "most discerning, ambitious, innovative, and timely novel to date." Adam Gordon is a senior at... More Info
$20.95

The Scarlet Letter

July 30, 2019 | 256 pages
'She had wandered, without rule or guidance, in a moral wilderness. . . . The scarlet letter was her passport into regions where other women dared not tread. Shame, Despair, Solitude! These had been her teachers,--stern and wild ones,--and they had made her strong, but taught her much amiss.' In... More Info
$28.50

The Dreamed Part

November 12, 2019 | 550 pages
Highly anticipated sequel to the Best Translated Book Award winning novel, The Invented Part  More Info

The Age of Innocence (Gladstone Press Edition)

September 1, 2018 | 320 pages
"It was the old New York way of taking life 'without effusion of blood': the way of people who dreaded scandal more than disease¿"The elite families of Gilded Age New York adhered to rigid social conventions: marry within one's circle (if not higher); if a man must have a career, make it a... More Info
$16.95

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Gladstone Press Edition)

September 10, 2018 | 192 pages
'Now is the dramatic moment of fate, Watson, when you hear a step upon the stair which is walking into your life, and you know not whether for good or ill.' One wet spring night, Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in the moors near his estate, a look of horror frozen on his face. No foul play is... More Info

Christmas Days

Grove Press | November 14, 2017 | 304 pages
"If you crave the mystery, the family rituals, and the special victuals of Christmastime, you'll savor . . . bold, revelatory feminist writer Jeanette Winterson's Christmas Days." --Elle  More Info

March 1917

Center for Ethics and Culture | November 15, 2019 | 700 pages
The Red Wheel is Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution. He spent decades writing about just four of the most important periods, or "nodes." This is the first time that the monumental March 1917--the third node--has been translated into... More Info
$33.50

The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Illustrated Edition)

William Morrow | November 5, 2019 | 336 pages
"Fantasy of the very best."--Wall Street Journal "A novel about the truths--some wonderful, some terrible--that children know and adults do not." --Time magazine A beautiful, immersive, fully illustrated edition of Neil Gaiman's beloved #1 bestselling novel, featuring illustrations by Elise Hurst.... More Info
$21.00

On Drinking

Ecco | November 12, 2019 | 128 pages
The definitive collection of works on a subject that inspired and haunted Charles Bukowski for his entire life: alcohol Charles Bukowski turns to the bottle in this revelatory collection of poetry and prose that includes some of the writer’s best and most lasting work. A self-proclaimed “dirty... More Info
$18.50

Last Christmas in Paris

William Morrow Paperbacks | October 3, 2017 | 384 pages
New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor has joined with Heather Webb to create this unforgettably romantic novel of the Great War. August 1914. England is at war. As Evie Elliott watches her brother, Will, and his best friend, Thomas Harding, depart for the front, she believes—as everyone... More Info
$24.50

Parable of the Sower

Grand Central Publishing | April 30, 2019 | 368 pages
This highly acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror from award-winning author Octavia E. Butler "pairs well with 1984 or The Handmaid's Tale" (John Green, New York Times)--now with a new foreword by N. K. Jemisin. When global climate change and economic crises lead to social chaos in... More Info

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Penguin Books Canada | June 5, 2018 | 352 pages
A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick A Penguin Book Club Pick Smart, warm, uplifting, the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open her heart. No one's ever... More Info

Variations of Labor

Chin Music | September 3, 2019 | 160 pages
Labor activist Gallo-Brown explores through poetry, essays, and fiction what it means to work in the US today.  More Info
$22.95

Find Sam

Bedazzled Ink Publishing Company | September 1, 2019 | 250 pages
Marcy is a distracted, anxious, and unethical young adult who can barely focus on her dog walking job. Her personal life is challenged by caring for her mentally-ill brother and her non-coping mother. When she loses her client's corgi, Sam, the attention sets off a dog search that explodes on... More Info
$23.95

Shine of the Ever

Interlude Press | November 5, 2019 | 222 pages
Shine of the Ever is a literary mixtape of queer voices out of 1990s Portland. By turns tender and punk-tough, fierce and loving, this collection of short stories explores what binds a community of queer and trans people as they negotiate love, screwing up, and learning to forgive themselves for... More Info

Purple Hibiscus

Vintage Canada | March 26, 2013 | 320 pages
INITIAL PRINTING: 5,000  More Info
$16.95

The Shop on Main Street

Charles University in Prague, Karolinum Press | August 1, 2019 | 126 pages
A classical work of the 1960s Czechoslovak literature and film in a new publication of Iris Urwin Lewit’s translation. An original and relevant contribution to the question: "are all people brothers.” Illustrated by Jiří Grus, epilogue by Benjamin Frommer.  More Info

The Deep

Gallery / Saga Press | November 5, 2019 | 176 pages
The water-breathing descendants of African slave women tossed overboard have built their own underwater society—and must reclaim the memories of their past to shape their future in this brilliantly imaginative novella inspired by the Hugo Award–nominated song “The Deep” from Daveed... More Info
$22.00

Queenie

Gallery/Scout Press | November 5, 2019 | 352 pages
NAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 BY WOMAN’S DAY, NEWSDAY, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, BUSTLE, AND BOOK RIOT! “[B]rilliant, timely, funny, heartbreaking.” —Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly... More Info
$21.95

Dune Song

Interlink Books | October 15, 2019 | 368 pages
"I came to the Sahara to be buried." After witnessing the collapse of the World Trade Center, Jeehan Nathaar leaves her New York life with her sense of identity fractured and her American dream destroyed. She returns to Morocco to make her home with a family that's not her own. Healed by their... More Info
$21.95

June Rain

Interlink Books | September 15, 2019 | 320 pages
One of Lebanon's leading writers recreates a village forever transformed by the massacre of one Christian community by another, and its impact on a mother and her long-estranged son. On June 16, 1957, a shoot-out in a village church in northern Lebanon leaves two dozen people dead. In the aftermath... More Info

The Measure of a Man

Europa Editions | October 15, 2019 | 240 pages
October 1493. Florence is still mourning the death of Lorenzo the Magnificent. Columbus' ships have only recently reached the New World. The modern financial system has just come into being thanks to the adaption of the letter of credit. Meanwhile, Milan is experiencing a renaissance under the... More Info

The Runaways

Viking | March 7, 2019 | 432 pages
Anita lives in Karachi's biggest slum. Her mother is a maalish wali, paid to massage the tired bones of rich women. But Anita's life will change forever when she meets her elderly neighbour, a man whose shelves of books promise an escape to a different world. On the other side of Karachi lives... More Info

Nothing to See Here

Ecco | November 5, 2019 | 288 pages
Kevin Wilson’s best book yet—a moving and uproarious novel about a woman who finds meaning in her life when she begins caring for two children with remarkable and disturbing abilities Lillian and Madison were the unlikeliest of roommates at their elite boarding school: Madison, the daughter of... More Info
$30.50

Class

July 9, 2019 | 136 pages
In 1936, Walter Benjamin defined the revolutionary class as being in opposition to a dense and dangerous crowd, prone to fear of the foreign, and under the spell of anti-Semitic madness. Today, in formations great or small, that sad figure returns--the hatred of minorities is rekindled and the... More Info

The Water Dancer

One World/Ballantine | March 28, 2020 | 416 pages
"Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage--and lost his mother and all memory of her when he was a child--but he is also gifted with a mysterious power. Hiram almost drowns when he crashes a carriage into a river, but is saved from the depths by a force he doesn't understand, a blue light that... More Info
$28.95

Character

Trios | March 28, 2020 | 160 pages
Over the last few decades, character-based criticism has been seen as either naive or obsolete. But now questions of character are attracting renewed interest. Making the case for a broad-based revision of our understanding of character, Character rethinks these questions from the ground up. Is it... More Info
$23.95

'i'

September 15, 2019 | 384 pages
No summary available.
$15.50

August

September 15, 2019 | 80 pages
No summary available.
$15.50

Goethe Dies

September 15, 2019 | 96 pages
No summary available.
$30.95

Ice

Arab List | July 15, 2019 | 256 pages
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.  More Info
$19.95

Death and the Seaside

October 8, 2019 | 192 pages
Nearing thirty, with an abandoned degree and half-hearted dreams of becoming a writer, Bonnie Falls finally moves out of her parents' home and into a shabby flat. When her enigmatic landlady takes an interest in her--and one of her unfinished stories--Bonnie's aspirations are rekindled, and she's... More Info

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