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  • Sale! Abrupt Mutations mc

    Abrupt Mutations
    ( Paperback )

    $17.00 $13.60

    Abrupt Mutations leads the reader on a humorous, meandering tour of 1960s Megalopolis, at the heart of which is a hotly anticipated gathering of the city’s culturati at the home of O Jango, a Brazilian billionaire and aesthete equally revered and reviled by his fellow Megalopolitans.


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    The Last Librarian
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    $15.00 $12.00

    Awarded the Alejo Carpentier Award in 2012, The Last Librarian follows the journey of a writer who has decided, as a way of honoring the artists who have meant the most to him, to visit and deposit a single book within each of the Seven Libraries of the World.


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    Job-Boj
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    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.


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    Bodies of Summer
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    $14.00 $11.20

    The existence of an afterlife is now a fact: heaven is the internet. Death is only an interruption as souls can be uploaded to the web and new bodies can be purchased by those wishing to reenter the physical world. The need to settle an old score pushes Ramiro Olivaires to move from the comfort of virtual existence back into a human body. Ramiro’s grandson, however, can only afford the body of an overweight middle-aged woman. In the shell of this new body, Ramiro must adjust to the dizzying transformations that the world has undergone since his death…


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    Nietzsche on His Balcony
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    $16.00 $12.80

    On a hot, insomniac night at the Hotel Metropol, the novelist Carlos Fuentes steps onto his balcony only to find another man on the balcony next door. The other man asks for news of the social strife turning into revolution in the unnamed city below them. He reveals himself as the 19th-century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, permitted to revisit earth once a year for 24 hours based on his theory of eternal return…


  • Sale! Our Dead World COVER

    Our Dead World
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    $14.00 $11.20

    A young woman suffers a mental breakdown because of her repressive and religious mother. A group of children is fascinated by the sudden death of a friend. A drug trafficking couple visits Paris at the same time as a psychopathic cannibal. A mysterious wave travels through a university campus, driving students to suicide. A photographer witnesses a family’s surface composure shatter…


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    Saga of Brutes
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    $18.00 $14.40

    Saga of Brutes pulls together three fantastic stories “Between Dog Fights and Pig Slaughter,” “The Dirty Work of Others,” and “Bone Char,” published for the first time as a single volume. Ana Paula Maia’s narrative follows the invisible workingmen who carry society’s burdens like Atlas. They exist in badness and fraternity, in high heat and intense speed. In the end, these heroes of vile circumstance are the soot-covered supermen who mine the center of the Earth, put out deadly fires, break endless asphalt, collect others’ trash, and cremate bodies…


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    The Lady of Solitude
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    $15.00 $12.00

    The Lady of Solitude projects a fresh and daring new voice on to the Brazilian literary scene. These transgressive and highly charged erotic stories are all written from a woman’s point of view and they offer an unexpected perspective on the world, sex and desire in a changing Brazilian and global context. That is not to say that all of Parisot’s characters are strong, emancipated and resolute: they just live in a world where relationships of all kinds have changed…


  • Sale! Enigmas of Spring

    Enigmas of Spring
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    $15.00 $12.00

    Majnun lives his life online in his grandparents’ well-appointed home in the Brazilian capital. No school, no work–just bored in Brasília. After falling in love with a married woman, however, he flees to Madrid with friends, intent on, well … something …

    “An heir of Machado de Assis … a writer in complete control of his craft.” —Marcio Souza


  • Sale! What to Do

    What to Do
    ( Paperback )

    $14.00 $11.25

    A nameless narrator and his friend Alberto move through a constantly morphing continuum of dream-like situations while discussing philosophy, literature, and war. The impossible question of an enormous student in a lecture hall at an English university sets off a series of alternate paths that open before them like a fan. In taverns, boats, and plazas, the two protagonists discuss John Donne, Lawrence of Arabia, and Lenin with English students, a group of young and old women, and eight hundred drinkers, all the while being dropped from one strange place into the next. A remarkable work of refined surreal comedy.