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Dos Historias Fantasticas (S... - Edgar Brau

Dos Historias Fantasticas (S...Edgar Brau

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Dos relatos dentro de la más pura tradición de la literatura fantástica argentina. En el primero de ellos, “El Poema”, un escritor famoso (¿Borges?) es asistido por ciertas instancias demoniacas para lograr la creación del poema absoluto, a… more

Dos Historias Fantasticas (Spanish Edition)
Edgar Brau
Memorable Days: The Selected... - Robert Phelps Dirda

Memorable Days: The Selected...Robert Phelps Dirda

James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three and a script he had written for Downhill Racer, that in 1969 elicited a letter… more

Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
Robert Phelps Dirda
Counterpoint , English
Sleeping Dogs - Thomas Perry

Sleeping DogsThomas Perry

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He came to England to rest. He calls himself Michael Shaeffer, says he’s a retired American businessman. He goes to the races, dates a kinky aristocrat, and sleeps with dozens of weapons. Ten years ago it was different. Then, he was the But… more

Sleeping Dogs
Thomas Perry
Ivy Books , English
The Horned Man: A Novel - James Lasdun

The Horned Man: A NovelJames Lasdun

Unputdownable… a masterpiece of chilling, mesmerizing control.’”—Michael Dirda, Washington PostThe Horned Man opens with a man losing his place in a book, then deepens into a dark and terrifying tale of a man losing his place in the worl… more

The Horned Man: A Novel
James Lasdun
W. W. Norton & Company , English
The Selected Prose of Fernan... - Fernando Pessoa

The Selected Prose of Fernan...Fernando Pessoa

The Washington Post Book World has written that Fernando Pessoa was “Portugal’s greatest writer of the twentieth century [though] some critics would even leave off that last qualifying phrase” and “one of the most appealing European moderni… more

The Selected Prose of Fernando Pessoa
Fernando Pessoa
Grove Press , English
The Ghost in Love: A Novel - Jonathan Carroll

The Ghost in Love: A NovelJonathan Carroll

“I envy anyone who has yet to enjoy the sexy, eerie, and addictive novels of Jonathan Carroll. They are delicious treats—with devilish tricks inside them.”—Michael Dirda, The Washington Post Neil Gaiman has written: “Jonathan Carroll has th… more

The Ghost in Love: A Novel
Jonathan Carroll
Sarah Crichton Books , English
American Gods: The Tenth Ann... - Neil Gaiman

American Gods: The Tenth Ann...Neil Gaiman

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The enhanced edition includes the author reading the Introduction, Note on Text, Interview with Jesus and How Dare You and excerpts from the multi-voice audiobook recording. There are a total of 26 audio excerpts.First published in 2001, Am… more

American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition (Enhanced Edition): A Novel
Neil Gaiman
HarperCollins e-books , English
A Way of Life, Like Any Other - Darcy O'Brien

A Way of Life, Like Any OtherDarcy O'Brien

The hero of Darcy O’Brien’s A Way of Life, Like Any Other is a child of Hollywood, and once his life was a glittery dream. His father starred in Westerns. His mother was a goddess of the silver screen. The family enjoyed the high life on th… more

A Way of Life, Like Any Other
Darcy O’Brien
Premier Digital Publishing , English
Das Nibelungenlied: Song of ... -

Das Nibelungenlied: Song of ...

No poem in German literature is so well known and studied in Germany and Europe as the 800-year-old Das Nibelungenlied. In the English-speaking world, however, the poem has remained little known, languishing without an adequate translation…. more

Das Nibelungenlied: Song of the Nibelungs
Yale University Press , English
Hot and Dangerous (Decorah S... - Rebecca York

Hot and Dangerous (Decorah S...Rebecca York

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Decorah Security Series, Volume #6, from NY Times and USA Today Best-Selling Author Rebecca York


Rebecca York delivers page-turning suspense. —Nora Roberts

Rebecca York never fails to deliver. Her strong characte… more

Hot and Dangerous (Decorah Security, Book 6): A Decorah Security Series Short Story
Rebecca York
Light Street Press , English
American Gods: The Tenth Ann... - Neil Gaiman

American Gods: The Tenth Ann...Neil Gaiman

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First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and magic of American Gods in this t… more

American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel
Neil Gaiman
William Morrow , English
CHRISTMAS HOME (Off World Se... - Rebecca York

CHRISTMAS HOME (Off World Se...Rebecca York

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From New York Times and USA Today Best-Selling Author, Rebecca YorkPRAISE FOR REBECCA YORKRebecca York delivers page-turning suspense.—Nora Roberts (Rebecca York) is a real luminary of contemporary series romance—Michael Dirda, The Washin… more

CHRISTMAS HOME (Off World Series, Book 5): A Fantasy & Futuristic Romance Short Story
Rebecca York
Light Street Press , English
And Yet They Were Happy (LeapLit) - Helen Phillips

And Yet They Were Happy (LeapLit)Helen Phillips

Brilliant miniatures… . Like the fables of Calvino, Millhauser, or W.S. Merwin… . Beautifully blends short story and prose poem… . Mermaids, subways, floods, cucumbers, magicians… .The book is a gallery of marvels. Phillips… more

And Yet They Were Happy (LeapLit)
Helen Phillips
Leapfrog Press , English
Dark Moon (Decorah Security ... - Rebecca York

Dark Moon (Decorah Security ...Rebecca York

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From USA Today Best-Selling Author Rebecca York

PRAISE FOR REBECCA YORK Rebecca York delivers page-turning suspense. —Nora Roberts

Rebecca York never fails to deliver. Her strong characterizations, imaginative plots and sensuous love s… more

Dark Moon (Decorah Security Series, Book #2): A Paranormal Romantic Suspense Novel
Rebecca York
Light Street Press , English
Bleeding Edge - Thomas Pynchon

Bleeding EdgeThomas Pynchon

The Washington Post “Brilliantly written… a joy to read… Bleeding Edge is totally gonzo, totally wonderful. It really is good to have Thomas Pynchon around, doing what he does best.” (Michael Dirda) It is 2001 in New York City, in the lul… more

Bleeding Edge
Thomas Pynchon
The Penguin Press , English
Vidas escritas (Spanish Edition) - Javier Marías

Vidas escritas (Spanish Edition)Javier Marías

Veintiséis breves e irreverentes retratos de grandes escritores que se han convertido en la más divertida, melancólica y fascinante invitación a leer.Faulkner a caballo, Conrad en tierra, Isak Dinesen en la vejez, Joyce en sus gestos, Steve… more

Vidas escritas (Spanish Edition)
Javier Marías
Alfaguara , Spanish
The Wandering Jews - Joseph Roth

The Wandering JewsJoseph Roth

The classic portrait of a vanished people.Every few decades a book is published that shapes Jewish consciousness. One thinks of Wiesel’s Night or Levi’s Survival in Auschwitz. But in 1927, years before these works were written, Joseph Roth … more

The Wandering Jews
Joseph Roth
W. W. Norton & Company , English
On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whol... - Michael Dirda

On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whol...Michael Dirda

A passionate lifelong fan of the Sherlock Holmes adventures, Pulitzer Prize–winning critic Michael Dirda is a member of The Baker Street Irregulars—the most famous and romantic of all Sherlockian groups. Combining memoir and appreciation, O… more

On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling (Writers on Writers)
Michael Dirda
Princeton University Press , English
The Jane Austen Book Club - Karen Joy Fowler

The Jane Austen Book ClubKaren Joy Fowler

In California’s central valley, five women and one man join to discuss Jane Austen’s novels. Over the six months they get together, marriages are tested, affairs begin, unsuitable arrangements become suitable, and love happens. With her ey… more

The Jane Austen Book Club
Karen Joy Fowler
Plume , English
Riddley Walker, Expanded Edition - Russell Hoban

Riddley Walker, Expanded EditionRussell Hoban

A hero with Huck Finn’s heart and charm, lighting by El Greco and jokes by Punch and Judy…. Riddley Walker is haunting and fiercely imagined and—this matters most—intensely ponderable.” —Benjamin DeMott, The New York Times Book Review”Th… more

Riddley Walker, Expanded Edition
Russell Hoban
Indiana University Press , English