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  • Best European Fiction 2011

    By Aleksandar Hemon

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781564786005
    • Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
    • Published: November 2010
    The second year of the celebrated Best European Fiction series offers an even widier array of stories, including forty authors from countries as dfiverse as Belarus, Cyprus, Moldova, and Turkey. With well-known figures such as Milary Mantel (England) and Ingo Schulze (Germany) alongside authors - ranging from the familiar to the obscure - appearing in English for the first time. Author Biographies; Translator Biographies. 511p.
  • Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence

    By Brian Clements

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780807025581
    • Publisher: Beacon Press
    • Published: December 2017
  • Dancer

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312423186
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: February 2004
    The author of The Side of Brightness presents a fictional account of the life of Rudolf Nureyev, following his first ballet lessons under Anna Vasileva, his relationship with the ambitious Yulia, and his experiences with Venezuela hustler Victor. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.
  • Dancer

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780297829447
    • Publisher: WEIDENFELD AND NICOLSON
    • Published: January 2003
  • Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War

    By Roy Scranton

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780306821769
    • Publisher: Da Capo Press
    • Published: February 2013
    "These stories aren't pretty and they aren't for the faint of heart. They are realistic, haunting and shocking. And they are all unforgettable. Television reports, movies, newspapers and blogs about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have offered images ofthe fighting there. But this collection offers voices-powerful voices, telling the kind of truth that only fiction can offer. What makes the collection so remarkable is that all of these stories are written by those who were there, or waited for them athome. The anthology, which features a Foreword by National Book Award winner Colum McCann, includes the best voices of the our wars' generation: Brian Turner, whose poem "Hurt Locker" was the movie's inspiration; Colby Buzzell, whose book My War resonates with countless veterans; Siobhan Fallon, whose book You Know When the Men Are Gone echoes the joy and pain of the spouses left behind; Matt Gallagher, whose book Kaboom captures the hilarity and horror of the modern military experience; and nine others."--
  • Fishing the Sloe-Black River

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $19.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312423384
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    • Published: February 2004
    An anthology of twelve short stories about Irish misfits by the author of Dancer includes the tale of the anorexic nun who dies in a Long Island hospital and the talkative beautician who works with corpses, in a collection that explores the themes of exile, loss, love, and displacement. Reprint.
  • Let the Great World Spin

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $8.50 - $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812973990
    • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
    • Published: December 2009
    National Book Award Winner. This ambitious, brilliant novel turns a dazzlingly rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. It is August 1974, and a mysterious tightrope walker is running, dancing, leaping between the World Trade towers, suspended a quarter mile above the ground. In the streets below, a slew of ordinary lives become extraordinary as McCann's allegory comes alive in the unforgettable voices of New York City's people, who are unexpectedly drawn together by hope, beauty, and the 'artistic crime of the century.' LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN proves itself bighearted, adriot, & probing; a lyrical cycloramic, high-low portrait of New York City. 375p.
  • Let the Great World Spin

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781400063734
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: June 2009
    In the dawning light of the late summer morning, the citizens of lower Manhattan stand hushed, staring up in disbelief at the Twin Towers... It is August, 1974, and a tightrope walker is running, dancing, leaping between the towers, suspended a quarter-mile in the sky. In the streets below, ordinary lives become extraordinary as award-winning novelist Colum McCann crafts this stunningly realized portrait of a city and its people. WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION. 349p.
  • Let the Great World Spin

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781408800492
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury
    • Published: September 2009
  • Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $12.50 - $22.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780399590801
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: April 2017
  • Thirteen Ways of Looking: A Novella and Three Stories

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $8.00 - $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812986587
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: September 2016
  • Thirteen Ways of Looking: Fiction

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780812996722
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: October 2015
    A new story collection by the best-selling author of Let the Great World Spin includes the title novella, in which an octogenarian retired judge's musings on his life are interrupted by police updates about his murder later that afternoon. 40,000 first printing.
  • This Side of Brightness

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780805054521
    • Publisher: METRO BOOKS
    • Published: April 1998
    Novel: building the NYC subway/the homeless who live there.
  • Zoli

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781400063727
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: January 2007
    In this passionate historical novel, Irish novelist Colum McCann offers readers the moving story of Zoli Novotna, a young woman who finds her identity among the Gypsies of Slovakia after World War II. Embraced by this clan of Romani harpists, Zoli's budding poetic talents are nutured under the ruling Communists government of the Soviet Union. As Zoli begins to embrace her talents and spreading fame, the repressive and propagandist government will attempt to rein in her poetic skills. When Zoli is cast out from her adoptive family, her journeys will trace a life of renewal and search for love set against the political upheavals of twentieth-century Europe.
  • Zoli

    By Colum McCann

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812973983
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: March 2008
    Zoli Novotna, a young woman raised in the traveling Gypsy tradition, is a poet by accident as much as desire. As fascism spreads over 1930s Czechoslovakia, Zoli and her grandfather flee to join a clan of fellow Romani harpists. Sharpened and inspired by reading books, which are frowned upon in the Romani tradition, Zoli becomes the symbol of a supposedly brave new world of tolerance in the Soviet Union. As she shapes the ancient songs of her times, she finds her giftembraced by the Gypsy people and admired by a young English expatriate. But as her fame grows & her poetic skills deepen, the ruling Communists begin to use her for their own repressive purposes, compelling Zoli to journey to the West.

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