Fiction

Beast

A Novel
Paul Kingsnorth

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2017

The stunning new novel from the prizewinning author of The Wake

Before I Burn

A Novel
Gaute Heivoll; Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett

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2014
Based on a true account: an international literary sensation about an arsonist on the loose in rural Norway and of the young man haunted by the story

The Best Short Stories of William Kittredge

William Kittredge

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2003

"Kittredge paints with these colors: sky blue, night black, blood red. Nature has more—but none truer."—The New York Times Book Review

Best Thought, Worst Thought

On Art, Sex, Work and Death
Don Paterson

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2008

"Contentious, rude, hilarious, moving and truthful. A book you'll dip into for the rest of your life."—Ian Rankin

Blackass

A Novel
A. Igoni Barrett

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2016

A Kafkaesque satire set in contemporary Lagos, by “a major talent” (Teju Cole)

Boleto

A Novel
Alyson Hagy

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2013

“[Hagy] provides an unsentimental portrait of modern-day cowboys. . . . She details each twitch of Boleto’s ears in language both acute and lyrical.”—The New Yorker

The Book of Mischief

New and Selected Stories
Steve Stern

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2012
“In the 25 years since [Stern] published his first book, younger Jewish writers have run with a similar shtick . . . But Stern was there first.”—The Toronto Globe and Mail

Borders

A Novel
Roy Jacobsen; Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett and Don Shaw

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2016

A sweeping novel of World War II, set in the Ardennes, from the acclaimed author of Child Wonder

Brief Loves That Live Forever

A Novel
Andreï Makine; Translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan

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2015
A beautifully observed and moving account of love and the human spirit in the Soviet era

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