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    Mere Chances
    ( Paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    Mere Chances collects some of Veronika Simoniti’s most singular and strange stories. Simoniti populates her tales with homeless and nomadic characters struggling to fashion or to maintain their identities as they cross physical and linguistic borders.

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    The Gift of Delay: Selected Poems
    ( Paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    Selected Poems offers a selection of the award-winning poetess Maja Vidmar, culled from a several volumes…

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    Games with Greta
    ( paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    The protagonists of Suzana Tratnik’s short stories all share a sense of isolation on society’s margins. Whether non-participants in the mainstream, rebels against it, or its occasional victims, they’re well practiced at recognizing the herd instinct in action. From the six-year-old girl who discovers transgressive new games to play with her glamorous cousin from England; to a decidedly unusual schoolchild inventing a novel way of getting back at playground bullies; to young women who find their love interests drifting away, seduced by conventional notions of popularity and success; to a narrator who suddenly finds herself on no ordinary train trip through the heart of Slovenia―these are characters and stories that deftly and sardonically underscore the phantom nature of “normalcy” itself and the risks of its tyranny for dissenters and conformists alike.

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    I Saw Her That Night
    ( paperback )

    $16.00 $12.80

    I Saw Her That Night, a love story in time of war, is a novel about a few years in the life and mysterious disappearance of Veronika Zarnik, a young bourgeois woman from Ljubljana, sucked into the whirlwind of a turbulent period in history.

  • Sale! Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    ( paperback )

    $14.95 $11.20

    “There’s no harm in that, if they want me to be a postmodernist I’ll settle for it, what the hell, the poem won’t be any better or worse for it.” —Milan Jesih

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    Soy Realidad
    ( paperback )

    $14.95 $11.21

    “Playful and brooding, meditative and declamatory, these poems affirm Šalamun’s status as a major Central European poet.” — The New Yorker

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    Ballerina, Ballerina
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    $15.95 $11.96

    Ballerina, Ballerina is a painful and poetic reconstruction of its narrators fractured worldview … in both the details of her family life and the bits of the mass-media reality that flow beyond the boundaries of her backyard … [she] is unreliable, disoriented, atemporal.” — Vladislava Gordić Petković

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    Law of Desire
    ( Paperback )

    $13.95 $10.80

    Following his short story collection, You Do Understand?, is this expansive collection of sixteen tales about “urban nomads” lost in a labyrinth of pop culture: “We go to the movies. We read books. We listen to music. No harm in that, but it’s not real.”

    A best-seller in Eastern Europe, Law of Desire is Andrej Blatnik at the height of his powers. He is one of the most respected and internationally relevant post-Yugoslav authors writing today.

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    The Errors of Young Tjaz
    ( Paperback / softback )

    $15.50 $12.40

    With its echoes of fellow Austrian novelist Robert Musil’s novella Young Törless, and of Günter Grass’s The Tin Drum, Florjan Lipuš’s Young Tjaž, first published in 1972, helped moved the critique of Germanic Europe’s fundamental social conformity into the postwar age.

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    You Do Understand
    ( Paperback / softback )

    $12.95 $10.36

    This collection of sharp, spare, occasionally absurd, cruel, touching miniatures addresses the fundamental difficulty we have in making the people we love understand what we want and need . . .