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Even Thai Girls Cry

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

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EVENING HOUR

By: A. CARTER SICKELS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: *BLOOMSBURY*:

Seller ID: IM397489


Most of the wealth in Dove Creek, West Virginia, is in the earth-in the coal seams that have provided generations with a way of life. Born and raised here, twenty-seven-year-old Cole Freeman has sidestepped work as a miner to become an aide in a nursing home. He's got a shock of bleached blond hair and a gentle touch well suited to the job. He's also a drug dealer, reselling the prescription drugs his older patients give him to a younger crowd looking for different ki... View more info

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WOMAN IN JERUSALEM

By: A.B. YEHOSHUA

Price: $12.60

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT:

Seller ID: IM51269


A woman in her forties is a victim of a suicide bombing at a Jerusalem market. Her body lies nameless in a hospital morgue. She had apparently worked as a cleaning woman at a bakery, but there is no record of her employment. When a Jerusalem daily accuses the bakery of "gross negligence and inhumanity toward an employee," the bakery's owner, overwhelmed by guilt, entrusts the task of identifying and burying the victim to a human resources man. This man is at first reluct... View more info

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TALE GUNNER : THE LIGHTER SIDE OF SOUTH

By: A.J. BROOKS

Price: $12.95

Publisher: 30 DEGREES SOUTH:

Seller ID: IM416152


Nothing quite beats that rawness of military humor. It 's the same the world over. This hilarious collection of South African military anecdotes will for the less sensitive reader have you doubled up with mirth.Here 's a taster If that is what it feels like to be blown to smithereens, then it 's not too bad. The noise of the explosion was horrendous and I lay on my back and gazed at my shredded shirt. When will the pain start? I thought, or will I die before that? I thin... View more info

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SESSION : A NOVELLA IN DIALOGUE

By: AARON PETROVICH

Price: $9.85

Publisher: HOTEL ST. GEORGE PRESS:

Seller ID: IM326453


Fiction. Funny, frantic, and with a subversive intelligence, Aaron Petrovich's Keatonesque heroes, Detectives Smith and Smith, stumble upon a bizarre new religion while tracking a murder victim's stolen organs. Their investigation leads them into a lunatic asylum that they may never leave. Written entirely in dialogue, Petrovich's pitch-perfect language, reminiscent of Beckett, Chandler, and Duras, elevates rapid-fire banter to a transformative musical litany. His charac... View more info

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NOON

By: AATISH TASEER

Price: $14.25

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX INC.:

Seller ID: IM296203


Rehan Tabassum has grown up in a world of privilege in Delhi. His mother and her new husband embody the dazzling emergent India everyone is talking about. His real father, however, is a virtual stranger to him: a Pakistani Muslim who lives across the border and owns a vast telecommunications empire called Qasimic Call. As Rehan contemplates his future, he finds himself becoming unmoored. Leaving the familiarity of home for Pakistan in an attempt to get closer to his f... View more info

Hot Little Hands

By: Abigail Ulman

Price: $16.15

Publisher: SPIEGEL & GRAU:

Seller ID: IM485518


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BOTH MEMBERS OF THE CLUB

By: ADAM BERLIN

Price: $6.50

Publisher: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM420726


Billy Carlyle is a professional fighter starting to lose. His eyes cut too easily and his friends--Gabriel, an aspiring actor, and Sam, an artist preparing for her first gallery show--try to persuade Billy to leave the ring. From the streets of Manhattan to the gyms of Paris, from struggling with hard pasts to harnessing the primal pull, "Both Members of the Club" is a story of friendship and ambition and violence set against the world of boxing, a place where bodie... View more info

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SCHRODINGER'S BALL : A NOVEL

By: ADAM FELBER

Price: $12.55

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM282862


"Tender, hilarious, and packed with delightful surprises . . . If Einstein and John Cleese had written a novel together, this would be it."-Joseph Weisberg, author of "10th Grade" Four friends set out into the night in Cambridge, Massachusetts, undeterred by the fact that one of them might actually be dead. Deb has perfected the half-hour orgasm. Grant, a geek, desperately desires Deb. Depressed Arlene has just improbably slept with Johnny, their leader, who rece... View more info

In the Wolf's Mouth

By: ADAM FOULDS

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: IM470017


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TRAILS TO ATTRITION

By: ADAM M. MULLIN

Price: $10.00

Publisher: WASTELAND PRESS:

Seller ID: IM395429


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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN

By: ADAM ROSS

Price: $14.25

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM66237


After his widely celebrated debut, "Mr. Peanut, "Adam Ross now presents a darkly compelling collection of stories about brothers, loners, lovers, and lives full of good intentions, misunderstandings, and obscured motives. A hotshot lawyer, burdened by years of guilt and resentment, comes to the rescue of his irresponsible, irresistible younger brother. An unsettling story resonates between the dysfunctional couple telling it and their listening friends as well. A lon... View more info

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EDDIE SIGNWRITER : A NOVEL

By: ADAM SCHWARTZMAN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM66651


A stunning debut novel--its power and prose evocative of such diverse writers as Faulkner, Ondaatje, Nabokov, and Coetzee-about a young African's international odyssey of self-discovery. Kwasi Edward Michael Dankwa--Eddie Signwriter to his clients--is a twenty-year-old painter of murals and billboards in the city of Accra, Ghana, who is buffeted by forces beyond his control and understanding as he is swept up by the passions and machinations of others. Struggling wit... View more info

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FLATSCREEN

By: ADAM WILSON

Price: $14.24

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM25965


Flatscreen tells the story of Eli Schwartz as he endures the loss of his home, the indifference of his parents, the success of his older brother, and the cruel and frequent dismissal of the opposite sex. He is a loser par excellence--pasty, soft, and high--who struggles to become a new person in a world where nothing is new.Into this scene of apathy rolls Seymour J. Kahn. Former star of the small screen and current paraplegic sex addict, Kahn has purchased Eli's ol... View more info

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WHAT'S IMPORTANT IS FEELING : STORIES

By: ADAM WILSON

Price: $14.24

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM27994


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I DO NOT COME TO YOU BY CHANCE

By: ADAOBI TRI NWAUBANI

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HACHETTE AUDIO PA:

Seller ID: IM337059


A deeply moving debut novel set amid the perilous world of Nigerian email scams, I Do Not Come to You by Chance tells the story of one young man and the family who loves him. Being the opera of the family, Kingsley Ibe is entitled to certain privileges--a piece of meat in his egusi soup, a party to celebrate his graduation from university. As first son, he has responsibilities, too. But times are bad in Nigeria, and life is hard. Unable to find work, Kingsley cannot take... View more info

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GAME OVER : A NOVEL

By: ADELE PARKS

Price: $11.70

Publisher: DOWN TOWN PRESS:

Seller ID: IM233288


Cas Perry wants nothing to do with love -- her dad walking out on her mother was quite enough romantic drama, thank you very much. And why should she bother with relationships when she can manipulate just about any man for sex? The steely-hearted TV producer plays with other people's love lives and orchestrates unscripted fireworks on the edgy reality show "Sex with an Ex" -- a ratings blockbuster that is sending her already-hot career skyrocketing. Now, the woman w... View more info

NINE MONTHS IN AUGUST

By: ADRIANA BOURGOIN

Price: $12.60

Publisher: KENSINGTON BOOKS:

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TRUE MEMOIRS OF LITTLE K

By: ADRIENNE SHARP

Price: $14.25

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

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A California Book Award FinalistOne of Oprah's Book Club's Ten Fantastic Books for Fall 2010"Historical Novel Review" Editors' ChoiceExiled in Paris, the frail, elderly Mathilde Kschessinska sits down to write her memoirs. A lifetime ago, she was the vain, ambitious, impossibly charming "prima ballerina assoluta" of the tsar's Russian Imperial Ballet in St. Petersburg. Kschessinska's riveting storytelling soon thrusts us into a world lost to time: that great ... View more info

Leonora Come Down

By: Agustin Aguilar

Price: $6.50

Publisher: WE HEARD YOU LIKE BOOKS:

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BRIDGES OF CONSTANTINE

By: AHLEM MOSTEGHANEMI

Price: $9.00

Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING:

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FAMILY LIFE

By: AKHIL SHARMA

Price: $14.20

Publisher: NORTON, W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

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Automobile Club of Egypt

By: Ala Aswani

Price: $16.15

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

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FRIENDLY FIRE : TEN TALES OF EGYPT

By: ALAA AL ASWANY

Price: $13.29

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM22843


Alaa Al Aswany has won resounding critical acclaim for his deft and moving portrayals of the lives of contemporary Egyptians who constantly examine their relationship with Egypt's history, religion, class, and gender distinctions. In Friendly Fire he once again demonstrates an extraordinary empathy for lost and searching souls as he focuses on the exquisite emotions of everyday life.In "The Kitchen Boy" and "Dearest Sister Makarim," Al Aswany explores the hypocrisy... View more info

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UNCOMMON READER

By: ALAN BENNETT

Price: $13.30

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

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From one of England's most celebrated writers, the author of the award-winning "The History Boys," a funny and superbly observed novella about the Queen of England and the subversive power of reading When her corgis stray into a mobile library parked near Buckingham Palace, the Queen feels duty-bound to borrow a book. Discovering the joy of reading widely (from J. R. Ackerley, Jean Genet, and Ivy Compton-Burnett to the classics) and intelligently, she finds that h... View more info