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FORTHCOMING TITLES & RECENT RELEASES

Semmelweis By Louis-Ferdinand Céline. Introduction by Philippe Soller. Translation by John Harman. Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894-1961) is best known for his early novels Journey to the End of the Night (1932)--which Charles Bukowski described as the greatest novel of the past 2,000 years--and Death on the Installment Plan >>more
Atlas Press
ISBN 9781900565479
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Pbk, 6 x 6.75 in. / 110 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
The Creator By Mynona. Foreword and translation by Peter Wortsman. Afterword by Detlef Thiel. Illustrations by Alfred Kubin. Billed by its author--the pseudonymous Mynona (German for “anonymous” backward)--as “the most profound magical experiment since Nostradamus,” The Creator tells the tale of Gumprecht Weiss, an intellectual who has withdrawn from a life of libertina >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663078
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 160 pgs / 1 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
        

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Fox Drum Bebop By Gene Oishi. Hiroshi Kono is eight years old and only just beginning to question the racial and economic inequities he sees around him, when he and his family--along with 120,000 other Japanese Americans--are packed off to a >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030177
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Pbk, 5.5 x 7.25 in. / 285 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
The Garden Book By Brian Castro. Brian Castro’s award-winning novel, The Garden Book, is a meditation on loneliness, addiction and exploitation. Set in the years between the Depression and the Second World War in Australia’s Dandenong Ranges, it follows the emotionally >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030078
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
The Historians: Toys, Book 6 Edited by Daniele Riviere. Filmmaker and author Peter Greenaway's preoccupation with the deficiencies of taxonomy yields further fruit in this second installment of his 100-book project, The Historians, "an encyclopedic compendium of everything in the world gathered togethe >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563383
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 128 pgs.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock

                                                                                                                                                                                   

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A Handbook for the Perfect Adventurer By Pierre Mac Orlan. Translation by Napoleon Jeffries. Pierre Mac Orlan’s 1920 Handbook for the Perfect Adventurer was at once a paean to the adventure story, a tongue-in-cheek guidebook to the genre’s real-life practitioners and a grim if unspoken coda to the disasters >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663009
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 104 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 Active/In stock
A Voice Through A Cloud By Denton Welch. A Voice through a Cloud is English novelist Denton Welch's moving account of his recovery from a bicycling accident that left him partially paralyzed at the age of 20. Espouser of picnics and bicycle rides, >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972156
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 264 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Active/In stock
American Canyon By Amarnath Ravva. Blending myth with interviews and first-person narrative, California-based writer Amarnath Ravva’s American Canyon uses prose, documentary footage and still photos to recount the fragmented and ever-evolving story of one person’s apprehension of t >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030160
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Pbk, 6 x 7.25 in. / 180 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris By Georges Perec. One overcast weekend in October 1974, Georges Perec set out in quest of the "infraordinary": the humdrum, the non-event, the everyday--"what happens," as he put it, "when nothing happens." His choice of locale was Place >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115525
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 72 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Active/In stock
Another Ventriloquist By Adam Penn Gilders. Adam Penn Gilders was a virtuoso of the deadpan prose miniature. He published his stories in Paris Review, The Walrus and J&L Illustrated, before passing away in 2007, at the age of 36, of a >>more
J&L Books
ISBN 9780982964200
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Hbk, 4.75 x 7.75 in. / 200 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/30/2011 Active/In stock
Aurora and Cardinal Point By Michel Leiris. Translation and introduction by Anna Warby. This volume collects two classics of Surrealist fiction, both long out of print, by the writer and ethnographer Michel Leiris (1901–1990). Close to Georges Bataille, Picasso, Jean-Paul Sartre and Francis Bacon, and a director of >>more
Atlas Press
ISBN 9781900565462
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Hbk, 6.75 x 7.5 in. / 176 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 01/31/2014 Active/In stock
Autumn in Peking By Boris Vian. Introduction by Marc Lapprand. Translated Paul Knobloch. Autumn in Peking takes place in an imaginary desert called Exopotamie, where a train station and a railway line are under construction. Homes are destroyed to lay the lines, which turn out to lead nowhere. >>more
TamTam Books
ISBN 9780966234640
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Pbk, 8.75 x 5.5 in. / 284 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/29/2012 Active/In stock
BILL CALLAHAN. Letters To Emma Bowlcut "After years of writing songs and singing them into the space in front of him, Bill Callahan has written a book of words to go out into that space as well. Letters to Emma Bowlcut >>more
Drag City
ISBN 9780982048023
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Bayamus & Cardinal Pölätüo: Two Novels By Stefan Themerson. Introduction by Keith Waldrop. This is the first U.S. publication of two riotous novels by the Polish-born British writer Stefan Themerson (1910-1988), who with his wife Franciszka ran the Gaberbocchus Press in London. Gaberbocchus published both Kurt Schwitters and >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972217
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 256 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Active/In stock
Benjamin Kunkel: Indecision Dwight B. Wilmerding is only twenty-eight, but he’s having a midlife crisis. He lives a dissolute existence in a tiny apartment with three (sometimes four) slacker roommates, holds a mind-numbing job at the pharmaceutical giant >>more
RH/ING
ISBN 9780812973754
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Blue Octavo Notebooks By Franz Kafka. Edited by Max Brod. From late 1917 until June 1919, Franz Kafka ceased to keep a diary, for which he had used quarto-size notebooks, instead writing in a series of smaller, octavo-size notebooks. When Kafka's literary executor, Max Brod, >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972040
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 120 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 Active/In stock
Blumfeld, an Elderly Bachelor Illustrated by David Musgrave. In this volume, British artist David Musgrave revisits Franz Kafka's novella Blumfeld, an Elderly Bachelor, the tale of a man who arrives home one day to find two plastic balls bouncing off the ground of >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780954502560
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Hbk, 6 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 16 duotone.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Active/Awaiting stock
Chris Kraus. Aliens & Anorexia (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) "As the rope was tightening around my neck, an Alien made love to me. Belief is a technology for softening the landscape. The world becomes more beautiful when God is in it. Here is what >>more
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Chris Kraus: I Love Dick In I Love Dick, published in 1997, Chris Kraus, author of Aliens & Anorexia, Torpor, and Video Green, boldly tore away the veil that separates fiction from reality and privacy from self-expression. It's no wonder >>more
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City Terrace Field Manual Text by Sesshu Foster. Brawling, street-wise prose poems push the boundaries of narrative form, taking the reader through the physical and psychological landscapes of East Los Angeles. >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030191
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 184 pgs / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/02/1996 Active/In stock
Cockfighter By Charles Willeford. Introduction by Jesse Pearson. A former professional boxer, actor, horse trainer and radio announcer, Charles Willeford (1919-1988) is best known for his Miami-based crime novels featuring hard-boiled detective Hoke Moseley, including Miami Blues and Sideswipe. His caree >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780984589227
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Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 304 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/30/2011 Active/Not available
Dark Spring Translated and with an Introduction by Caroline Rupprecht. Dark Spring is an autobiographical coming-of-age novel that reads more like an exorcism than a memoir. In it author Unica Zürn traces the roots of her obsessions: The exotic father she idealized, the "impure" mother >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972309
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 128 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/01/2008 Active/In stock
Dracula Illustrated by James Pyman. Truly a Dracula for both art and book lovers, this new edition of the most famous of vampire tales completely overhauls the notion of how a literary classic might be creatively revisited. James Pyman is >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780954502577
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Clth, 6.25 x 10 in. / 488 pgs / 27 duotone.
Pub Date: 02/01/2009 Active/In stock
East Goes West By Younghill Kang. This is a new edition of a classic and long unavailable text by Younghill Kang, the first Korean-American novelist. Younghill Kang was born in 1903 in what is now North Korea and arrived in New >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030115
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 450 pgs / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/1997 Active/In stock
Ellen Ullman: By Blood San Francisco, the 1970s. A disgraced professor takes an office in an old downtown building to plot his return. But he is distracted by the sounds coming from the next room, the office of a >>more
Picador
ISBN 9781250023964
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Everybody's Autobiography By Gertrude Stein. In 1937, Gertrude Stein wrote a sequel to The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, but this darker and more complex work was long misunderstood and neglected. An account of her experiences in the wake of >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972088
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 344 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/02/2004 Active/In stock
Evguenie Sokolov By Serge Gainsbourg. Translated by John Weightman, Doreen Weightman. Serge Gainsbourg's sole foray into fiction, Evguenie Sokolov describes an artist who uses his intestinal gases as the medium for his scandalous artwork. What once was a smelly and noisy problem in his social and >>more
TamTam Books
ISBN 9780966234619
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Pbk, 7 x 5 in. / 137 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/29/2012 Active/In stock
Feathers Like Leather By Chris Leo. One of troubador/flaneur Chris Leo's claims to fame is that he holds the highest score on the rigorous New York City Tour Guide Exam. He's done a lot of walking in his days. Over the >>more
Heartworm Press
ISBN 9780979723858
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 160 pgs / 1 color.
Pub Date: 03/01/2009 Active/In stock
Flametti, or The Dandyism of the Poor By Hugo Ball. Introduction by Marc Dachy. Translated by Catherine Schelbert. Illustrations by Tal R. In 1916, Hugo Ball (1886–1927) cofounded the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich and penned the "Dada Manifesto," launching what would become the Zurich Dada movement. That same year he completed his semi-autobiographical novel, Flametti, or The >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663030
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 170 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
Foam of the Daze By Boris Vian. Translated by Brian Harper. Raymond Queneau called it the “most poignant love story of our time,” and Julio Cortázar said of its author: “I can’t think of another writer who can move me as surreptitiously as Vian does.” Boris >>more
TamTam Books
ISBN 9780966234633
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Pbk, 8.5 x 5.5 in. / 261 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
Georges Perec and the Oulipo: Winter Journeys By Georges Perec, Michèle Audin, Marcel Bénabou, Jacques Bens, Paul Braffort, François Caradec, Frédéric Forte, Paul Fournel, Michelle Grangaud, Jacques Jouet, Etienne Lécroart, Daniel Levin Becker, Harry Mathews, Ian Monk, Hervé Le Tellier, Jacques Roubaud. Introduction by Alastair Brotchie. Translation by John Sturrock, Harry Mathews, Ian Monk. In 1979, Georges Perec (1936–1982) wrote a brief entertainment called “The Winter Journey” for a publisher’s catalogue. It quickly became his most frequently reprinted short story. Set on the eve of World War II, it >>more
Atlas Press
ISBN 9781900565646
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Hbk, 6.75 x 7.5 in. / 344 pgs / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
Gold By Peter Greenaway. On May 7, 1945, 92 gold bars are discovered in a crashed car at Bolzano, where it is said that no-one can cook a good spaghetti. The watch on the dead driver's wrist stopped at >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563116
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Paperback, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/02/2002 Active/In stock
Harmony Korine: A Crack-Up at the Race Riots "'It's about a race war and it happens in Florida. And the Jewish people sit in trees. And the black people are run by M.C. Hammer. And the whites are run by Vanilla Ice. I >>more
Forced Exposure
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Hebdomeros & Other Writngs By Giorgio de Chirico. Introduction by John Ashbery. Translated by John Ashbery and Mark Polizzotti, et al. The artist Giorgio de Chirico's novel, Hebdomeros is a dream-like book of situations and landscapes reminiscent of his paintings. In his introduction John Ashbery calls the book “the finest work of Surrealist fiction,” noting that >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972064
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 280 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Active/In stock
I Spit On Your Graves By Boris Vian. Written under Vian’s famous “Vernon Sullivan” pseudonym, I Spit on Your Graves tells the story of a “white negro” who avenges his murdered brother with a series of killings in a small town in the >>more
TamTam Books
ISBN 9780966234602
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.5 in. / 177 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 Active/In stock
In Youth Is Pleasure By Denton Welch. Foreword by William Burroughs. First published in 1945, In Youth Is Pleasure is a beautiful and unassuming coming-of-age novel by the English writer and painter Denton Welch (1915–1948). Painfully sensitive and sad Orville Pym is 15 years old, and >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972132
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 272 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
John Crowley: Otherwise (The Deep, Beasts, Engine Summer The Deep

In a twilight land, two warring powers -- the Reds and the Blacks -- play out an ancient game of murder and betrayal. Then a Visitor from beyond the sky arrives to play a >>more
Harper Perennial
ISBN 9780060937928
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Joseph McElroy: Cannonball Written in a voice of passion, warning, and awakening, Joseph McElroy's ninth novel, Cannonball, takes us to a distant war we never understood and have half forgotten upheld by an unearthed new testament and framed >>more
Dzanc Books/Consortium
ISBN 9781938604218
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Katie Kitamura: Gone to the Forest FROM THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF THE LONGSHOT comes this gripping saga about the destruction of a family, a home, and a way of life. Set on a struggling farm in a colonial country teetering >>more
Free Press
ISBN 9781451656640
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Katie Kitamura: The Longshot A brilliant, spare debut novel that follows a former mixed martial arts star and his longtime coach over the course of three fraught days as they prepare for his momentous comeback match.

Four years after Rivera >>more
Free Press
ISBN 9781439107522
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Kim Stanley Robinson: 2312 The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and >>more
Orbit
ISBN 9780316098113
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Kurt Vonnegut: God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian What began as a series of 90-second radio interludes evolved into this provocative collection of musings about who and what we live for, and how much it all matters in the end. >>more
Seven Stories Press
ISBN 9781609800734
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Lament in the Night By Shosôn Nagahara. Lament in the Night collects two remarkable novellas by the author Shosun Nagahara, translated from the Japanese for the first time. The title novella, originally published in 1925, follows itinerant day laborer Ishikawa Sazuko as >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030481
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 456 pgs / 29 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/31/2012 Active/In stock
Last Nights Of Paris By Philippe Soupault. Translated by William Carlos Williams. Written in 1928 by one of the founders of the Surrealist movement, and translated the following year by William Carlos Williams (the two had been introduced in Paris by a mutual friend), Last Nights of >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972057
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/15/2008 Active/Awaiting stock
Lesabéndio By Paul Scheerbart. First published in German in 1913 and widely considered to be Paul Scheerbart’s masterpiece, Lesabéndio is an intergalactic utopian novel that describes life on the planetoid Pallas, where rubbery suction-footed life forms with telescopic eyes >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115594
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 257 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/30/2012 Active/In stock
Madame Bovary By Gustave Flaubert. Illustrated by Marc-Camille Chaimowicz. Translation by Eleanor Marx-Aveling. For this eighth installment in Four Corners’ Familiars series, Marc Camille Chaimowicz has chosen Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary. Flaubert’s bestselling masterpiece was first translated into English by Eleanor Marx-Aveling (the youngest d >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780956192899
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Pbk, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 536 pgs / 240 color / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
Maiden Voyage By Denton Welch. Foreword by Edith Sitwell. Maiden Voyage is an account of author Denton Welch’s sixteenth year, when he ran away from his English public school and was then sent to Shanghai to live with his father. The book was Welch’s >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972286
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 288 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
Maureen McHugh: After The Apocalypse In her new collection, Story Prize finalist Maureen F. McHugh delves into the dark heart of contemporary life and life five minutes from now and how easy it is to mix up one with the >>more
Small Beer Press
ISBN 9781931520294
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My Own Death Translated by Janos Solomon. “I Looked into its filmy eyes inquisitively and saw it was the body's fear, not mine, not the soul's, and so it was fear of death. I realized I could distinguish between my inner self >>more
Steidl
ISBN 9783865210104
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Clothbound, 7.25 x 10.25 in. / 288 pgs / 161 color.
Pub Date: 11/02/2004 Active/Not available
Myung Mi Kim: Penury Breaking communication into its most discrete components, this collection of poems deeply examines forced loss, violence, and impoverishment. Exposing hidden relations in sound and sense, the language in this anthology communicates more than just ideas >>more
Omnidawn
ISBN 9781890650377
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Nikolai Gogol. The Night Before Christmas Nikolai Gogol's hilarious and macabre tale of a Christmas Eve with a devil and a romantic twist. >>more
New Directions
ISBN 9780811219471
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Oriental Girls Desire Romance By Catherine Liu. It's 1980s New York, and though the coke flows freely, money and glamour are the more powerful intoxicants. While fortunes are being made in SoHo galleries and on Wall Street, an underclass of transient drag >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030900
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Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 200 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/29/2012 Active/In stock
Palo Alto Palo Alto is the debut of a surprising and powerful new literary voice. Written with an immediate sense of place--claustrophobic and ominous--James Franco's collection traces the lives of an extended group of teenagers as they >>more
ING/Simon & Schuster
ISBN 9781439163153
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Paris Peasant By Louis Aragon. Translated and with an introduction by Simon Watson Taylor. Paris Peasant (1926) is one of the central works of Surrealism, yet Exact Change's edition is the first U.S. publication of Simon Watson Taylor's authoritative translation, completed after consultations with the author. Unconventional in form--Ara >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972101
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 228 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Patti Smith: The Coral Sea Through the linked pieces of The Coral Sea, Patti Smith honors her comrade-in-arms Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989). She tells the story of a man on an ocean journey to see the Southern Cross, who is reflecting >>more
W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN 9780393341355
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Rachel Kushner: Telex from Cuba Rachel Kushner has written an astonishingly wise, ambitious, and riveting novel set in the American community in Cuba during the years leading up to Castro's revolution—a place that was a paradise for a time and >>more
Scribner
ISBN 9781416561040
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Rachel Kushner: The Flamethrowers Rachel Kushner’s first novel, Telex from Cuba, was nominated for a National Book Award and reviewed on the cover of The New York Times Book Review. Her second novel, even more ambitious and brilliant, is >>more
Scribner
ISBN 9781439142004
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Red Grass By Boris Vian. Introduction by Marc Lapprand. Translation by Paul Knobloch. Boris Vian (1920–1959) was a magnificent jack-of-all-trades--actor, jazz critic, engineer, musician, playwright, songwriter, translator--not to mention the leading social light of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés scene. His third major novel, Red Grass >>more
TamTam Books
ISBN 9780966234695
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.5 in. / 230 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock
Rivka Galchen: Atmospheric Disturbances When Dr. Leo Liebenstein's wife disappears, she leaves behind a single confounding clue: a woman who looks, talks, and behaves exactly like her. A simulacrum. But Leo is not fooled, and he knows better than >>more
Picador
ISBN 9780312428433
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Rolling The R's By R. Zamora Linmark. Illuminated by pop fantasies, Donna Summer disco tracks and teen passion, the fiercely earnest characters in Rolling the R's come to life against the background of burning dreams and neglect in a small 1970s Hawaiian >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030030
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 150 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/02/1997 Active/In stock
Roughhouse By Thaddeus Rutkowski. Roughhouse gives a harrowingly deadpan account of the tedium, casual violence and deviant sex that connect a surreal, semi-rural childhood with adult urban neurosis. Terse flashes of narrative, told from the point of view of >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030269
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Paperback, 4.25 x 7 in. / 108 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/02/1999 Active/In stock
Shanghai Dancing By Brian Castro. After 40 years in Australia, António Castro packs a bag and walks out of his old life forever. The victim of a restlessness he calls "Shanghai Dancing," António seeks to understand the source of his >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030429
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8 in. / 464 pgs / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2009 Active/In stock
Sia Figiel: They Who Do Not Grieve By Sia Figiel. Sia Figiel's powerful, poetic skills weave together the voices of three generations of women from two Samoan families. Their dream worlds and realities intermingle, just as the histories of each generation run through the next. >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030337
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Paperback, 5.25 x 7.25 in. / 246 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/02/2003 Active/Awaiting stock
Sibylle Berg: By The Way, Did I Ever Tell You... Edited by Raphael Gygax. Illustrated by Andro Wekua, Rita Ackermann. Writer Sibylle Berg has the eye of an entomologist: Under her gaze, humanity falls into a taxonomy of wretched characters, full of dramas and impossible dreams--though she always manages to carry them through their travails >>more
JRP|Ringier
ISBN 9783905770773
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Paperback, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 240 pgs / 12 duotone.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Active/In stock
Spoken Word: William S. Burroughs The latest release in the British Library’s highly acclaimed Spoken Word series of authors in their own words, The Spoken Word: William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin is a rare collection of recordings featuring the >>more
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Srikanth Reddy: Voyager Srikanth Reddy's second book of poetry probes this world's cosmological relation to the plurality of all possible worlds. Drawing its name from the spacecraft currently departing our solar system on an embassy to the beyond, >>more
University of California Press
ISBN 9780520268852
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Strugatsky: Roadside Picnic Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those young rebels who are compelled, in spite of extreme danger, to venture illegally into the Zone to collect the mysterious artifacts that the alien visitors left scattered >>more
Chicago Review Press
ISBN 9781613743416
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Ted Chiang: Stories of Your Life and Others This new edition of Ted Chiang's masterful first collection, Stories of Your Life and Others, includes his first eight published stories plus the author's story notes and a cover that the author commissioned himself. Combining >>more
Small Beer Press
ISBN 9781931520720
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The Adventures Of Telemachus By Louis Aragon. Translated and with an Introduction by Renée Riese Hubert and Judd D. Hubert. This is the first paperback edition in English of one of the most important and entertaining works of Surrealist fiction. Aragon’s 1922 novel boldly appropriates the title and plot of a didactic seventeenth-century epic, recounting >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972231
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 144 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Active/In stock
The Adventures of Percival By Pierre Senges. Edited by Daniele Riviere. Text by Dominique Lestel, Alain Richert. Illustrations by Nicolas de Crécy. The first installment in Dis Voir's new "illustrated fairy tales for adults," The Adventures of Percival is based on the classic probability proposition that a chimpanzee randomly typing will eventually type a Shakespeare sonnet. Here, >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563475
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2009 Active/In stock
The Book Of Disappearances & The Book Of Tractations By Raoul Ruiz. What could a Moor and a Christian living in the seventeenth century possibly have to write to each other about? The answer to that question is found in The Book of Disappearances & The Book >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563192
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 97 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/15/2005 Active/In stock
The Book Of Disquiet By Fernando Pessoa. Translated and with an Introduction by Alfred Mac Adam. The eternal mystique of Portuguese writer Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) stems largely from his practice of writing under "heteronyms." More than just nom de plumes, Pessoa's heteronyms came with distinct biographies, careers, life spans, even horoscopes. >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972279
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 304 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Active/In stock
The Book of Monelle By Marcel Schwob. When Marcel Schwob published The Book of Monelle in French in 1894, it immediately became the unofficial bible of the French Symbolist movement, admired by such contemporaries as Stéphane Mallarmé, Alfred Jarry and André Gide. >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115587
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 136 pgs / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 Active/In stock
The Conductor and Other Tales By Jean Ferry. Illustrations by Claude Ballaré. Translation by Edward Gauvin. First published in French in 1950 in a limited edition of 100 copies, then republished in 1953 (and enthusiastically praised by André Breton), The Conductor and Other Tales is Jean Ferry’s only published book of >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663016
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 152 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock
The Dead All Have The Same Skin By Boris Vian. Introduction by Marc Lapprand. Translated by Paul Knobloch. Vian’s second noir novel under the Vernon Sullivan pseudonym is a brutal tale of racism in postwar New York City, as protagonist Daniel Parker is blackmailed by a long lost brother. Also included is the >>more
TamTam Books
ISBN 9780966234657
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Pbk, 8.5 x 5.70 in. / 137 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/29/2012 Active/In stock
The Education Of the Stoic By Fernando Pessoa. Translated by Richard Zenith. Afterword by Antonio Tabucchi. “I transferred to Teive my speculations on certainty, which lunatics have in greater abundance than anyone.” Portuguese author Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) was a multitude of writers: his works were composed by “heteronyms,” alter egos with >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972408
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 128 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/02/2004 Active/In stock
The Hanging on Union Square By H.T. Tsiang. Foreword by Floyd Cheung. Originally self-published in 1935, H.T. Tsiang’s hallucinatory, quasi-experimental novel Hanging on Union Square explores leftist politics in Depression-era New York--an era of union busting and food lines--in an ambitious style that brilliantly b >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030092
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Pbk, 5 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2013 Active/In stock
The Hearing Trumpet By Leonora Carrington. Introduction by Helen Byatt. Leonora Carrington (1917–2011), the distinguished British-born Surrealist painter who made her home in Mexico City, was also a writer of extraordinary imagination and charm, and The Hearing Trumpet is perhaps her best loved book. It >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972194
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Active/Awaiting stock
The Heresiarch & Co Translated by Rémy Inglis Hall. A collection of outrageous short stories about heretics, renegade mystics and criminal religious fanatics, The Heresiarch & Co. was Apollinaire's first book, and reportedly remained his favorite. Making full use of his encyclopedic knowledge of >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972033
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 168 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 Active/In stock
The High Life By Jean-Pierre Martinet. Translated by Henry Vale. Adolphe Marlaud’s rule of conduct is simple: live as little as possible so as to suffer as little as possible. For Marlaud, this involves carrying out a meager existence on rue Froidevaux in Paris, tending >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115570
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 26 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2012 Active/In stock
The Historians: The Rise and Fall of Gestures Drama, Book 39 Conceived and written by Peter Greenaway, the series The Historians--to be published in a literary form, in its entirety, in 100 volumes, over the next ten years--creates and examines in exhausting detail the 100 year >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563314
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Paperback, 6.5 x 8.25 in. / 96 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/01/2007 Active/In stock
The Hunter in the Armchair The Hunter in the Armchair takes the form of a blog-cum-diary recorded by Swedish artist Ilja Karilampi (*1983, Göteborg) over a five-month residency in New York City. The novel comes together as a sort of >>more
Morava
ISBN MRV-13
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The Man Who Refused to Die By Nicolas Ancion. Edited by Daniele Riviere. Illustrations by Patrice Killoffer. Afterword by Francois Taddei. Is death necessarily inevitable? The Man Who Refused to Die is the improbable tale of an intransigent character, heroic in his defiance, who refuses to cast aside mortal existence without knowing why he cannot prolong >>more
Dis Voir
ISBN 9782914563567
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Active/In stock
The Moiré Effect By Lytle Shaw. Edited by Lex Trüb, Jeffrey Kastner, Sina Najafi. The life of legendary Swiss photographer Ernst Moiré is so shrouded in speculation that he sometimes seems more like a phantasm than the flesh-and-blood figure whose name will forever be linked with the well-known printer’s >>more
Book Horse/Cabinet Books
ISBN 9783952339138
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7.25 in. / 128 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
The Prisoner Of Zenda By Anthony Hope. Illustrated by Mireille Fauchon. The seventh in Four Corners’ Familiars series takes us to Ruritania, a land reminiscent of many Central European countries. A new king is about to be crowned, but his brother drugs him and attempts to >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780956192851
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Hbk, 3.75 x 6 in. / 272 pgs / 5 color / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
The Supermale Translated by Ralph Gladstone, Barbara Wright. Introduction by Barbara Wright. With the very first word of his famous play Ubu Roi--"Shite!"--Alfred Jarry (1873-1907) threw down his challenge to literature, permanently altering its course thereafter. Jarry's equally revolutionary novels form the cornerstones of a science he >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972255
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 Active/In stock
The Tutu By Léon Genonceaux. Introduction and translation by Iain White. The nineteenth-century French writer and publisher Léon Genonceaux (1856—?) is as much of an enigma as those two legendary enfants terribles whom he was the first to publish: Arthur Rimbaud and the Comte de Lautréamont. >>more
Atlas Press
ISBN 9781900565639
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Hbk, 6.75 x 7.5 in. / 176 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
This Is Not It By Lynne Tillman. Artwork by Jane Dickson, Peter Dreher, Stephen Ellis, Barbara Krueger, Laura Letinsky, Stephen Prina, Linder Sterling, Roni Horn, Silvia Kolbowski, Jeff Koons, Vik Muniz, Juan Munoz, Kiki Smith, Haim Steinbach, Jessica Stockholder. Photographs by James Welling, Marco Breuer, Barbara Ess, Aura Rosenberg, Gary Schneider, Sam Taylor-Wood, Dolores Marat. In This Is Not It, Lynne Tillman's collection of 20 years' worth of important and compelling short stories and novellas, the protagonists seduce you into their lives and thoughts. Engaging, funny, elegant and ironic, Tillman >>more
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 9781891024467
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Hardcover, 6 x 8.5 in. / 256 pgs / 24 color.
Pub Date: 10/02/2002 Active/In stock
This Is a Bust By Ed Lin. This Is a Bust, the second novel by award-winning author Ed Lin, turns the conventions of hard-boiled pulp stories on their head by exploring the unexotic and very real complexities of New York City's Chinatown, >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030450
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Paperback, 5.25 x 8 in. / 225 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/01/2007 Active/In stock
To Hell with the Ugly By Boris Vian. Translated and Introduction by Paul Knobloch. Drawings by Jessica Minckley. First published in French in 1948, To Hell with the Ugly saw Boris Vian's noir-novelist pseudonym Vernon Sullivan take on Vian's own burlesque pop sensibilities. An erotic crime novel with science fiction tendencies, Sullivan's third >>more
TamTam Books
ISBN 9780966234664
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Pbk, 8.5 x 5.75 in. / 200 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/29/2012 Active/In stock
Triple Canopy: Invalid Format: An Anthology of Triple Canopy, Vol. 2 Editorial collective and online magazine Triple Canopy has been producing a “high minded, high design artifact,” according to The New York Times, since its first edition in 2008. Invalid Format is the second volume in >>more
Sternberg Press
ISBN 9783943365351
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Vanity Fair By William M. Thackeray. Illustrations by Donald Urquhart. The Four Corners Familiars series invites contemporary artists to illustrate and produce a new edition of a classic novel or short story. This magnificent edition of William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity Fair (first published in 1847-48) >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780956192844
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 848 pg / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2011 Active/In stock
Water Chasing Water By Koon Woon. Described by Bob Holman as "Li Po in drag, the voice of New America," Koon Woon exploded onto the poetry scene in the late 1990s. Largely self-taught, and struggling with both mental illness and homelessness, >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030498
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8 in. / 152 pgs / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
Waylaid Text by Lin, Ed. Waylaid is the story of a Chinese American boy who struggles to grow up in the grip of an overcharged sexual environment. With a daily routine that involves renting out rooms to johns and hookers >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030320
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Paperback, 5.25 x 7.25 in. / 200 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/02/2002 Active/Awaiting stock
Where We Once Belonged Edited by Sia Figiel. >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030276
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 235 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/02/1999 Active/Awaiting stock

             

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East Goes West Hbk >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030108
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Paperback
Pub Date: 02/02/1997 Out of print/Not available
Johanna Drucker:Night Crawlers On The Web >>more
Granary Books/JAB Books
ISBN 9781887123426
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Paperback, 4.25 x 5.5 in. / 26 pgs / 1 color / 14 b&w
Pub Date: 02/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
Narcisa Introduction by Lydia Lunch. According to Johnny Depp, "If Hubert Selby Jr., Charles Bukowski, Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, Neil Cassady, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, the Marquis de Sade, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto, Edward Teach, Charley Parker, >>more
Free News Projects/Heartworm Press
ISBN 9780979723834
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 360 pgs.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 Out of print/Not available
Oriental Girls Desire Romance By Catherine Liu. Catherine Liu's novel is a modern day Inferno that weaves a complex and dark vision of urban life."It's encouraging that Liu's... promising debut has been published. It's a small, hopeful sign that perhaps in the >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030245
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 200 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/02/1997 Out of print/Not available
Rolling The R's By R. Zamora Linmark. >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030023
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Hardcover, 6 x 8 / 168 pgs
Pub Date: 12/02/1995 Out of print/Not available
The Story Of My Typewriter Text by Paul Auster. Paintings by Sam Messer. This is the story of Paul Auster's typewriter. The typewriter is a manual Olympia, more than 25 years old, and has been the agent of transmission for the novels, stories, collaborations, and other writings Auster >>more
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 9781891024320
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Hardcover, 7 x 9 in. / 72 pgs / 30 color
Pub Date: 08/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
Unbearable Heart - Hb >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030009
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Hardcover
Pub Date: 01/02/1996 Out of print/Not available


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