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  • Sale! Final Antagony FC

    Recounting: Antagony, Book I
    ( paperback )

    $25.00 $20.00

    Antagony, Book I: Recounting surveys the social history of Barcelona and Catalonia, primarily since the end of the Spanish Civil War in 1939. The novel follows the youth and education of Raúl Ferrer Gaminde, son of a well-connected, middle-class Catalan family that embraces Franco and Spanish Nationalism…


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    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.


  • Sale! I'm an Old Commie FC

    I’m an Old Commie!
    ( paperback )

    $16.00 $12.80

    Emilia, a pensioner in northern Romania, is forced to confront the nostalgic illusions she nurtures as a reaction to the grim post-communist present when her daughter, now living in Canada, telephones urging her not to vote for the former communists in upcoming elections. Determined to discover in her own mind why ‘things were better back then,’ she explores her memories of growing up in an impoverished village and of her life as a factory worker in the town. But ironic tension grows as the reader glimpses between the lines how nothing was what it seemed…


  • Sale! Hamburg Score FC

    The Hamburg Score
    ( paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    The Hamburg Score (Gamburgsky schyot) is “a very important concept,” wrote Viktor Shklovsky, the famous Russian literary critic and founder of Russian formalism, in 1928. All wrestlers cheat in performance and allow themselves to lose a fight at the behest of the organizers. But once a year wrestlers gather in Hamburg and fight in private among themselves. It is a long, hard, ugly competition. But this is the only way that they can reveal their real class.


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    The Sot-Weed Factor
    ( paperback )

    $26.00 $20.80

    “This is Barth’s most distinguished masterpiece. This modern classic is a hilarious tribute to all the most insidious human vices, with a hero who is “one of the most diverting…to roam the world since Candide.”


  • Sale! job-boj

    Job-Boj
    ( paperback )

    $17.00 $13.60

    Written in alternating voices, Jorge Guzman’s Job-Boj is a captivating novel that explores the progression from melancholy to happiness, or vice versa. The delicate interplay between a light-hearted narrator and a brooding, introspective one draws the reader in to question identity. Are they the same man? Two different periods from the same life? Or are they two separate people? The reader is left to judge.


  • Sale! fragments-of-lichtenberg

    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…

     


  • Sale! gestures

    Gestures
    ( paperback )

    $15.00 $12.00

    A forty-year-old man, burying himself in work and avoiding close emotional bonds with people, pays a visit to his mother in the country and is forced to extend it upon discovering her illness. While there, he reevaluates past familial and romantic relationships and finally attempts to build new ones. Gestures is “a psychologically precise and moving autopsy of a ‘man in the wake of ordeals.'”


  • Sale! double-room

    Double Room
    ( paperback )

    $18.00 $14.40

    Four pairs of stories―four “double rooms”―sit side by side in the latest work of fiction by one of Spain’s most compelling writers. Ranging from Madrid to Milwaukee, and from prose fiction to drama to essay, the chapters of this “narrative installation” echo one another, revealing a carefully layered composition of humor and foreboding…