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  • Sale! 15647100341790L

    Amalgamemnon (Pickup)
    ( Paperback / softback )

    $13.95 $11.16

    A woman about to lose her job as a professor of literature and history delivers a passionate, witty, and word-mad monologue in this inventive novel, which was called “brilliant” (The Listener), “dazzling” (The Guardian), “elegant, rueful and witty”…


  • Sale! Nothing But Waves FRONT

    Nothing But Waves and Wind
    ( Paperback )

    $16.00 $12.80

    A musty bar in off-season Cannon Beach, Oregon, provides the setting for an unsuspecting Frenchman’s introduction to the many ways life can go wrong for the unlucky in America. He listens as the barflies nightly recount their tales of woe―betrayal, broken families, financial ruin. Though they seem at first to tolerate the newcomer’s presence and sympathy, a tide of violence is rising, one he perceives only dimly until it is too late to escape.


  • Sale! French Fiction FRONT

    French Fiction Today
    ( Paperback )

    $25.00 $20.00

    French Fiction Today focuses on the French novel in the twenty-first century, examining a series of works that are exemplary of broader currents in the genre. Each of these texts may be thought of as a critical novel, a form that calls upon us to engage with it in a critical manner, promising that meaning will arise in the articulation of writing and reading.


  • Sale! Selected Stories1

    Selected Stories
    ( Paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    New short stories from one of Ireland’s leading writers whose stories are widely acclaimed for their acute perception of Irish women’s lives…


  • Sale! Perfect Disharmony1

    A Perfect Disharmony
    ( Paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    In the fourteen stories that make up A Perfect Disharmony, Sébastien Brebel explores the experiences of isolated women and sexually obsessed men while weaving together digression, daydreams…


  • Sale! Other Irish Tradition 1

    The Irish Tradition
    ( Paperback )

    $18.00 $14.40

    From Laurence Sterne to Flann O’Brien and beyond, this anthology presents both highly familiar and relatively obscure writers from across the history of Irish fiction, offering a fresh perspective on and a provocative reshuffling of the literary canon…


  • Sale! FINAL Slipping FC

    Slipping
    ( paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    When Albert Jackson, a middle-aged school teacher, catches a glimpse of the infinite universe and his own tiny insignificance he cannot shake himself free of regret for a life all but squandered. In a blind and demented attempt to salvage something from his life, he sets off, half-lucidly, on a libertine mission to reclaim life, to live it exclusively on his terms. But the wild and sinister crime he plots, so characterised by delusion, sets him on a path to irreversible destruction.


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    We Three
    ( paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    Louis Meyer is an overworked aerospace engineer looking forward to a week-long vacation on the Mediterranean. DeMilo is an astronaut and self-proclaimed ladies’ man whose behavior borders on the obsessive and voyeuristic. When a series of coincidences and disasters―including a devastating earthquake in Marseilles―brings them together on a spacecraft with an aloof woman they are both strongly attracted to, the two men’s flaws and shortcomings emerge as they engage in an underhanded competition to win her over.

     


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    Fragments of Lichtenberg
    ( paperback )

    $18.95 $15.16

    The eighteenth-century German physicist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg left behind at the time of his death thousands of fragmentary notes commenting on a dazzling and at the same time puzzling array of subjects. Pierre Senges’s Fragments of Lichtenberg imaginatively and hilariously reconstructs the efforts of scholars across three centuries to piece together Lichtenberg’s disparate notes into a coherent philosophical or artistic statement.


  • Sale! grattan-and-me

    Grattan and Me
    ( paperback )

    $19.00 $15.20

    Grattan Fletcher and Suck Ryle are on the road, risking their dignity and occasionally their lives to renew the civic spirit of Ireland. Grattan is an idealistic, ageing civil servant who has enlisted Ryle, a skeptic prone to violent temper, in a quixotic quest to make a better Irish future for Grattan’s granddaughter…