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  • The Dispossessed: A Novel
    Views : 214
    Pages : 304

    by: Szilard Borbely Ottilie Mulzet

    Publisher: pHarper Perennial

    Book Description

    In his first and only novel, Borbély describes growing up in a remote village in northeastern Hungary.

    Borbély, an acclaimed poet and writer in his native Hungary, once promised his father that he would never write about his dismal child ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 0062364081

    ISBN-13: 9780062364081

    Language: English

  • Schlump
    Views : 267
    Pages : 288

    by: Hans Herbert Grimm Jamie Bulloch

    Publisher: pNYRB Classics

    Book Description

    A lost classic of anti-war literature is revived in a fresh, vigorous translation.

    His name may sound, to the ears of English speakers, like some kin of schlemiel or even schmuck, but Emil Schulz’s nickname, given to him by a cop, means ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1681370263

    ISBN-13: 9781681370262

    Language: English

  • Nineveh: A Novel
    Views : 131
    Pages : 226

    by: Henrietta Rose-Innes

    Publisher: pThe Unnamed Press

    Book Description

    White South African writer Rose-Innes makes her American debut with a nimble, intriguing novel about a second-generation Cape Town exterminator—er, ethical pest-removal specialist.

    As founder/proprietor of Painless Pest Relocations, Katy ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1939419972

    ISBN-13: 9781939419972

    Language: English

  • Criminal Zoo
    Views : 35
    Pages : 352

    by: Sean McDaniel

    Publisher: pRare Bird Books

    Book Description

    A debut thriller tells the story of a killer imprisoned in a facility that may be more barbaric than the atrocities he’s committed.

    Clemensville, Texas, native Samuel Bradbury’s murderous deeds have landed him at the Criminal Zoo ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 0997440708

    ISBN-13: 9780997440706

    Language: English

  • In Plain View: A Novel
    Views : 31
    Pages : 246

    by: Julie Shigekuni

    Publisher: pThe Unnamed Press

    Book Description

    A thriller that takes the reader from academia in Los Angeles to the nuclear disaster at Fukushima.

    Daidai is taking a leave of absence as a museum curator while she’s trying to conceive. Her husband, Hiroshi, continues to work as a pro ... more

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    2016-11-22

    ISBN-10: 1939419980

    ISBN-13: 9781939419989

    Language: English

  • The Spy: A novel
    Views : 188
    Pages : 208

    by: Paulo Coelho Zoë Perry

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

    Coelho’s (Adultery, 2014, etc.) novel about Mata Hari, the notorious and (in all likelihood) falsely accused World War I spy, hews closely to the facts.

    A prologue reveals what we already know from history: Mata Hari was executed ... more

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    2016-11-22

    ISBN-10: 1524732060

    ISBN-13: 9781524732066

    Language: English

  • The Sleeping Beauty Killer (An Under Suspicion Novel)
    Views : 304
    Pages : 320

    by: Mary Higgins Clark Alafair Burke

    Publisher: pSimon & Schuster

    Book Description

    Laurie Moran and the staff of Under Suspicion reopen a cold case almost everyone else is convinced was closed tight 15 years ago.

    The day after Katherine “Casey” Carter is released from prison after serving a term for manslaught ... more

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    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1501108581

    ISBN-13: 9781501108587

    Language: English