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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

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

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

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 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

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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

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

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

A Way of Life, Like Any OtherDarcy O'Brien

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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

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

Hot and Dangerous (Decorah S...Rebecca York

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Decorah Security Series, Volume #6, from NY Times Best-Selling Author Rebecca YorkPRAISE FOR REBECCA YORKRebecca York delivers page-turning suspense.—Nora RobertsRebecca York never fails to deliver. Her strong characterizations, imaginativ… more

Hot and Dangerous (Decorah Security)
Rebecca York
Light Street Press , English

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

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                Decorah Security Series, Volume #2, from NY Times Best-Selling Author Rebecca York PRAISE FOR REBECCA YORKRebecca York delivers page-turning suspense. --Nora RobertsRebecca York never fails to deliver. Her strong charact... <a class="more" href="/books/detail/B006LUHTKC/#editorial-review">more</a>
DARK MOON (Decorah Security)
Rebecca York
Light Street Press , English

Vidas escritas (Spanish Edition)Javier Marías

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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

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 … more

Bleeding Edge
Thomas Pynchon
The Penguin Press , English

The Nebuly Coat (Annotated)John Meade Falkner

• A new digital edition of this neglected classic, which was admired on its first publication by many writers, including Thomas Hardy, E.M. Forster, Graham Greene and Anthony Powell.• A number of typographical errors and stylistic inconsist… more

The Nebuly Coat (Annotated)
John Meade Falkner
Swift Editions , English

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

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 e… more

The Jane Austen Book Club
Karen Joy Fowler
Plume , English

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, … more

On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling (Writers on Writers)
Michael Dirda
Princeton University Press , English

At Risk (A Decorah Security ...Rebecca York

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Decorah Security Series, Volume #7, from NY Times Best-Selling Author Rebecca York PRAISE FOR REBECCA YORKRebecca York delivers page-turning suspense. —Nora RobertsRebecca York never fails to deliver. Her strong characterizations, imaginat… more

At Risk (A Decorah Security Series Novel)
Rebecca York
Light Street Press , English