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  • Sale! Mongolian Travel Guide mc

    Mongolian Travel Guide
    ( Paperback )

    $16.00 $12.80

    Hired to write a travel article for a magazine, Ulan-Bator ventures to Mongolia, where he finds a cast of odd and outlandish expatriates, including an ex-Red Army officer turned Buddhist, a French zombie, and an American correspondent for a newspaper that no longer exists.


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    In Search of the Grail
    ( Paperback )

    $16.00 $12.80

    In Search of the Grail continues Svetislav Basara’s “Cyclist Conspiracy,” a fantastical exploration of civilizational decline told through an array of strange and esoteric documents. Readers are introduced to a secret history of the twentieth century, shown that behind the well-known wars and political revolutions of the period numerous secret organizations vied for supremacy through the control of books, knowledge, and dreams.


  • Sale! Fata Morgana

    Fata Morgana
    ( paperback )

    $16.00 $12.80

    Svetislav Basara’s short fiction plays wild games with time and space while nonetheless keeping one foot grounded at all times in the real-life concerns of a young writer during the late communist and postcommunist eras in the former Yugoslavia.


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    Götz and Meyer
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    $13.95 $11.16

    A Jewish schoolteacher recounts the story of Wilhelm Götz and Erwin Meyer in the process of researching the deaths of his relatives during World War II. These two SS officers were assigned to drive a hermetically sealed truck in which concentration-camp prisoners were slowly asphyxiated. Soon this knowledge overwhelms day-to-day life, and the teacher comes to see past and present merge in a heartbreaking moment of remembrance. Among the best and most haunting novels about the Holocaust, Götz and Meyer is a masterpiece.


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    Learning Cyrillic
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    $15.95

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    A Tomb for Boris Davidovich
    ( Paperback / softback )

    $12.95 $10.36

    Composed of seven dark tales, A Tomb for Boris Davidovich presents variations on the theme of political and social self-destruction throughout Eastern Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. The characters in these stories are caught…


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    Psalm 44
    ( Hardback )

    $16.95 $13.56

    Psalm 44 is the last major work of fiction by Danilo Kiš to be translated into English, and his only novel dealing explicitly with Auschwitz (where his own father died). Written when he was only twenty-five, before embarking on the masterpieces . . .


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    The Lute and the Scars
    ( Paperback / softback )

    $13.95 $11.16

    Written between 1980 and 1986, the six stories that constitute The Lute and the Scars (as well as an untitled piece by the author, included here as “A and B”) were transcribed from the manuscripts left by Danilo Kiš following his death in 1989 . . .


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    Hidden Camera
    ( Paperback / softback )

    $13.95 $11.16

    From one of Serbia’s greatest contemporary writers, Hidden Camera opens with the narrator finding a mysterious, blank envelope stuck in his apartment door inviting him to a private showing of a movie. Or so he initially thinks. Upon arrival at…


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    Garden, Ashes
    ( Paperback / softback )

    $12.95 $10.36

    Garden, Ashes is the remarkable account of Andi Scham’s childhood during World War II, as his Jewish family traverses Eastern Europe to escape persecution. As the family moves from house to house, the novel focuses on Andi’s relationship with…