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One Hundred Poems from the Chinese

by Kenneth Rexroth

The lyrical world of Chinese poetry in faithful translations by Kenneth Rexroth. The lyric poetry of Tu Fu ranks with the greatest in all world literature. Across the centuries—Tu Fu lived in the T'ang Dynasty...


Where Europe Begins: Stories

by Yoko Tawada

Where Europe Begins presents a collection of startling new stories by Japanese writer Yoko Tawada. Moving through landscapes of fairy tales, family history, strange words and letters, dreams, and every-day reality,...


The Conversations

by César Aira & Katherine Silver

A cerebral and wildly funny story revolving around the incongruity of a gold Rolex watch spotted on a lowly goatherd’s wrist Daily conversations in outdoor cafés with cultured friends can help make reality...


Frame Structures: Early Poems 1974-1979

by Susan Howe

In Frame Structures, Susan Howe brings together those of her early poems she wishes to remain in print, and in the forms in which she cares to have them last. Gathered here are versions of Hinge Picture (1974),...


The Informed Air: Essays

by Muriel Spark

Together for the first time in one sparkling, delicious volume, here are the greatest essays of Muriel Spark A fantastic essayist, the inimitable Muriel Spark addresses here the writing life; love; cats; favorite...


Stealth

by Sonallah Ibrahim & Hosam Aboul-Ela

A young son wanders Cairo trying to comprehend why his mother has disappeared Set in the turbulent years before the 1952 revolution that would overthrow King Farouk and bring Gamal Abdel Nasser to power, Stealth...


Never Love a Gambler

by Keith Ridgway

Marvelous stories by the Irish writer acclaimed by Zadie Smith as “idiosyncratic and fascinating” Never Love a Gambler is a showcase for the exceptional talents of Keith Ridgway. The Times (London) praised...


The Iraqi Nights

by Dunya Mikhail & Kareem James Abu-Zeid

A stunning new collection by one of Iraq’s brightest poetic voices The Iraqi Nights is the third collection by the acclaimed Iraqi poet Dunya Mikhail. Taking The One Thousand and One Nights as her central...


Written on the Sky: Poems from the Japanese

by Kenneth Rexroth & Eliot Weinberger

“Rexroth’s readings from the Japanese master poets are breathtaking in their simplicity and clarity.”—The New York Times I go out of the darkness

Onto a road of darkness

Lit only by the far off

Moon...


My Argument with the Gestapo: Autobiographical novel

by Thomas Merton

Of the full-length prose works that Thomas Merton wrote before he entered the Cistercian Order in 1941, only My Argument with the Gestapo has survived––perhaps in part because it was a book that...


Your Face Tomorrow: Poison, Shadow, and Farewell (Vol. 3)

by Javier Marias & Margaret Jull Costa

Your Face Tomorrow, Javier Marías’s daring novel in three parts culminates triumphantly in this much-anticipated final volume. Poison, Shadow, and Farewell, with its heightened tensions between meditations...


One Hundred More Poems from the Chinese: Love and the Turning Year

by Kenneth Rexroth

An assemblage of delicate Chinese verse which delicately explore the worlds of love, nature, and meditation. Love and the Turning Year includes a selection from the Yueh Fu—folk songs from the Six Dynasties...


Your Face Tomorrow: Dance and Dream (Vol. 2)

by Javier Marias & Margaret Jull Costa

A book unlike any other, a daring experiential unfolding Spanish masterpiece, Your Face Tomorrow now leaps into uncharted new territory in Volume Two: Dance and Dream. Your Face Tomorrow, Javier Marias's dazzling...


Your Face Tomorrow: Fever and Spear (Vol. 1)

by Javier Marias & Margaret Jull Costa

A daring masterwork by Javier Marias: "Spain's most subtle and gifted writer." (The Boston Globe) Part spy novel, part romance, part Henry James, Your Face Tomorrow is a wholly remarkable display of the immense...


Women Poets of Japan

by Ikuko Atsumi & Kenneth Rexroth

From early as the seventh century up to the present day, no other has had so many important women poets as Japan. In this collection (originally published by The Seabury Press in 1977 as The Burning Heart, Kenneth...


Adventures in the Skin Trade

by Dylan Thomas

A story collection full of a fantastic and whimsical assortment of odd characters only Dylan Thomas could have conceived.

This collection of the poet Dylan Thomas's fiction––and what an extraordinary storyteller...


100 Poems from the Japanese

by Kenneth Rexroth

It is remarkable that any Westerner—even so fine a poet as Kenneth Rexroth—could have captured in translation so much of the subtle essence of classic Japanese poetry: the depth of controlled passion, the...


That This

by Susan Howe & James Welling

Susan Howe’s newest book of poetry is a revelation as well as a mystery. “What treasures of knowledge we cluster around.” That This is a collection in three pieces. “Disappearance Approach,” an essay...


Death on the Installment Plan

by Louis-Ferdinand Céline & Ralph Manheim

Death on the Installment Plan is a companion volume to Louis-Ferinand Céline's earlier novel Journey to the End of Night. Published in rapid succession in the middle 1930s, these two books shocked European...


An Elemental Thing

by Eliot Weinberger

Internationally acclaimed as one of the most innovative writers today, Eliot Weinberger has taken the essay into unexplored territories on the borders of poetry and narrative where the only rule, according to...