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  • BREASTS AND EGGS
    MIEKO KAWAKAMI
    On a sweltering summer's day in a poor suburb of Tokyo we meet three women: thirty-year-old Natsuko, her older sister Makiko, and Makiko's teenage daughter Midoriko. Makiko, an ageing hostess despairing over the loss of her good looks, has travelled to the city in search of the breast-enhancement surgery she thinks will change her life. Accompanying her is Midoriko, who has rec...
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    $ 66,000.00

  • MURDER IN THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT
    RYUNOSUKE AKUTAGAWA
    u003cbu003eA stylishly original collection of seven newly translated stories from the iconic Japanese writeru003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbru003eThe stories in this fantastical, unconventional collection are subtly wrought depictions of the darkness of our desires. From an isolated bamboo grove, to a lantern festival in Tokyo, to the Emperor's court, they offer glimpses into mom...
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    $ 75,000.00

  • WRITERS & LOVERS
    LILY KING
    Casey has ended up back in Massachusetts after a devastating love affair. Her mother has just died and she is knocked sideways by grief and loneliness, moving between the restaurant where she waitresses for the Harvard elite and the rented shed she calls home. Her one constant is the novel she has been writing for six years, but at thirty-one she is in debt and directionless, a...
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    $ 59,000.00

  • ANIMAL FARM
    GEORGE ORWELL
    A satire on totalitarianism features farm animals that overthrow their human owner and set up their own government, only to develop into an equally corrupt society. ...
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    $ 40,000.00

  • TALES RUSSIAN
    IL. DINARA MIRTALIPOVA
    Rediscover the magic of Russian folktales in a breathtaking illustrated edition.This collection of traditional stories will sweep you away to the birch forests and ornate palaces of Russia. You'll meet a mysterious girl born from the snow, a terrifying Baba Yaga, and a series of dauntless heroines and heroes willing to fight dragons and cross fiery rivers. Blending whimsical ma...
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    $ 100,000.00

  • A SWIM IN A POND IN THE RAIN
    GEORGE SAUNDERS
    From the New York Times-bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves - and our world today.For the last twenty years, George Saunders has been teaching a class on the Russian short story to his MFA students at Syracuse University. In...
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    $ 99,000.00

  • THE AWAKENING
    KATE CHOPIN
    The Awakening is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South. It is one of the earliest A...
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    $ 40,000.00

  • THE DUTCH HOUSE
    ANN PATCHETT
    UNA HISTORIA DE DOS HERMANAS, EL HOGAR DE SU INFANCIA Y UN PASADO QUE NO PUEDEN SOLTAR.Como golondrinas, como salmones, éramos los cautivos indefensos de nuestros patrones migratorios. Fingimos que lo que habíamos perdido era la casa, no nuestra madre, no nuestro padre. Fingimos que lo que habíamos perdido nos lo había arrebatado la persona que aún vivía dentro. ...
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    $ 59,000.00

  • JOY AT WORK
    MARIE KONDO / SCOTT SONENSHEIN
    Declutter your desk and brighten up your business with this transformative guide from an organizational psychologist and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.The workplace is a magnet for clutter and mess. Who hasn't felt drained by wasteful meetings, disorganized papers, endless emails, and unnecessary tasks? These are the modern-da...
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    $ 87,000.00

  • THE CHEATER'S GUIDE TO LOVE
    JUNOT DIAZ
    Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles.You try every trick in the book to keep her. You write her letters. You drive her to work. You quote Neruda ... You try it all, but one day she will simply sit up in bed and say, No more.In Yunior, a Dominican-American writer and Harvard profe...
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    $ 22,000.00

  • TALES OF JAPAN
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    A goblin with no body and a monster with no face. A resourceful samurai and a faithful daughter. A spirit of the moon and a dragon king.This collection of 15 traditional Japanese folktales transports readers to a time of adventure and enchantment. Drawn from the works of folklorists Lafcadio Hearn and Yei Theodora Ozaki, these tales are by turns terrifying, exhilarating, and po...
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    $ 110,000.00

  • FLIGHTS OF FANCY
    VARIOUS
    In a beautiful anthology, ten children’s book greats share stories, poems, pictures, tips, and prompts meant to inspire young readers to create works of their own.Have you ever sparked the start of a story by playing a game of What if? Is there any value to all that doodling you do? What does being “a sponge” have to do with facing down a blank page? Did you know that pictur...
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    $ 92,000.00

  • KUDOS
    RACHEL CUSK
    A woman writer visits a Europe in flux, where questions of personal and political identity are rising to the surface and the trauma of change is opening up new possibilities of loss and renewal ...
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    $ 56,000.00

  • DO LEAD
    LES MCKEOWN
    For those who dream of starting their own company, influencing decision-making, or expertly managing a team, here is an easy-to-follow guide to all aspects of leadership. Author Les McKeown draws on his decades of experience as a CEO and leadership consultant to deliver expert advice on what it takes to be a visionary leader, blending practical advice with illuminating examples...
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    $ 51,000.00

  • DANTE AND THE LOBSTER
    SAMUEL BECKETT
    Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles.Well, thought Belacqua, it's a quick death, God help us all.It is not.'Dante and the Lobster' is the first of the linked short stories in Samuel Beckett's first book, More Pricks Than Kicks. Published in 1934, its style was recognisably indebt...
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    $ 22,000.00

  • A RIVER IN EGYPT
    DAVID MEANS
    Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles.In his masterful story 'A River in Egypt', David Means paints a portrait of a moment. Cavanaugh and his young son are suspended; trapped in what a nurse calls 'the sweat chamber', where the boy will be tested for cystic fibrosis.Cavanaugh has ...
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    $ 22,000.00

  • MY SON THE FANATIC
    HANIF KUREISHI
    Set in a northern industrial town, this story studies the dismay experienced by a Pakistani father when his son rejects the material possessions and values he has slaved all his life for and embraces a fundamentalist sect of Islam. ...
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    $ 22,000.00

  • LIMITLESS
    LEAH TINARI
    u003cbu003eIn the spirit of u003ciu003eShe Persisted,u003c/iu003e u003ciu003eGoodnight Stories for Rebel Girlsu003c/iu003e, and u003ciu003eRad American A-Zu003c/iu003e, acclaimed artist Leah Tinari offers a spectacular collection of portraits, celebrating iconic, inspirational, and groundbreaking American women.u003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbru003eFine artist Leah Tinari’s stun...
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    $ 90,000.00

  • ASYMMETRY
    LISA HALLIDAY
    u003cbu003eA u003ciu003eTIMEu003c/iu003e and u003ciu003eNEW YORK TIMESu003c/iu003e TOP 10 BOOK of the YEAR * u003ciu003eNew York Timesu003c/iu003e Notable Book and u003ciu003eTimesu003c/iu003e Critic’s Top Book of 2018u003c/bu003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003eu003cbu003eNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2018 BY * u003ciu003eElleu003c/iu003e * u003ciu003eBustleu003c/iu003e * u003ciu003...
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    $ 70,000.00

  • POLKA DOT PARADE
    DEBORAH BLUMENTHAL
    "Beautifully rendered and told, the book brings to life the work of a gifted 20th-century artist whose creative vision will always be in vogue." Kirkus Reviews, Starred review This is a moving and impassioned picture book about the iconic fashion photographer Bill Cunningham that will inspire young readers to go discover their own ideas of beauty and embo...
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    $ 81,000.00

  • DO GROW
    ALICE HOLDEN
    Do Books provide readers with the tools and inspiration to live a fulfilled and engaged life. Whether it's mastering a new skill, cultivating a positive mindset, or finding inspiration for a new project, these books dispense expert wisdom on subjects related to personal growth, business, and slow living. Written by the movers, shakers, and change makers who have participated in...
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    $ 53,000.00

  • DO FLY
    GAVIN STRANGE
    Do Books provide readers with the tools and inspiration to live a fulfilled and engaged life. Whether it's mastering a new skill, cultivating a positive mindset, or finding inspiration for a new project, these books dispense expert wisdom on subjects related to personal growth, business, and slow living. Written by the movers, shakers, and change makers who have participated in...
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    $ 47,000.00

  • OUTLINE
    RACHEL CUSK
    A woman writer goes to Athens in the height of summer to teach a writing course. Though her own circumstances remain indistinct, she becomes the audience to a chain of narratives, as the people she meets tell her one after another the stories of their lives. Beginning with the neighbouring passenger on the flight out and his tales of fast boats and failed marriages, the storyte...
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    $ 56,000.00

  • TRANSIT
    RACHEL CUSK
    In the wake of family collapse, a writer and her two young sons move to London. The process of upheaval is the catalyst for a number of transitions--personal, moral, artistic, practical--as she endeavors to construct a new reality for herself and her children. In the city she is made to confront aspects of living she has, until now, avoided, and to consider questions of vulnera...
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    $ 56,000.00

  • JUST WHEN YOU RE COMFORTABLE IN YOUR OWN SKIN, IT STARTS TO SAG
    AMY NOBILE / TRISHA ASHWORTH
    With the voice of a close friend, this clever and witty guide from bestselling duo Trisha Ashworth and Amy Nobile takes women through the new and sometimes challenging midlife phase, with chapters including: - Redefining what beauty means after age 40… and that there is beauty after age 40! - How to care for yourself when you’re also caring for growing children...
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    $ 73,000.00

  • TALES FROM THE INNER CITY
    SHAUN TAN
    A collection of illustrated short stories, each one about the relationship of humans and the animals, both wild and domestic, that share the urban environment of the inner city. Some of the stories are only one page in length; others are told in free-form verse; all throw light on the hidden world of truth and feeling beneath the surface of our everyday lives. ...
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    $ 155,000.00

  • BEARTOWN
    FREDRIK BACKMAN
    The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove returns with a dazzling, profound novel about a small town with a big dream--and the price required to make it come true.People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations...
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    $ 76,000.00

  • THE NEST
    CYNTHIA D'APRIX SWEENEY
    "Humor and delightful irony abound in this lively first novel." --New York Times Book ReviewEvery family has its problems. But the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional. Years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point when Melody, Beatrice, and Jack Plumb gather in New York City to confront their charismatic and reckless older brother, Leo, freshly r...
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    $ 41,000.00

  • A VELOCITY OF BEING
    CLAUDIA BEDRICK / MARIA POPOVA / DAVID REMNICK
    In these pages, some of today's most wonderful culture-makers--writers, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers--reflect on the joys of reading, how books broaden and deepen human experience, and the ways in which the written word has formed their own character. On the page facing each letter, an illustration by a celebrated illustrator or graphic artist presents t...
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    $ 156,000.00

  • A CONSPIRACY OF KINGS
    MEGAN WHALEN TURNER
    u003cpu003eDiscover the world of the Queen’s Thiefu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eNew York Times-bestselling author Megan Whalen Turner’s entrancing and award-winning Queen’s Thief novels bring to life the world of the epics and feature one of the most charismatic and incorrigible characters of fiction, Eugenides the thief. Megan Whalen Turner’s Queen’s Thief novels are rich with p...
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    $ 45,000.00