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  • Europeana

    by Patrik Ourednik $14.50
    Fiction
    Translated from Czech

    Patrik Ourednik’s first novel to be translated into English is a unique version of the history of the twentieth century.

  • Fardwor, Russia! A Fantastical Tale of Life Under Putin

    by Oleg Kashin $14.99
    Fiction from Restless Books
    Translated from Russian

    The forces of science, human error, and power run amok collide in a wildly inventive, funny, and razor-sharp political satire about Putin’s Russia, from one of the country’s most fearless journalists.

  • Farming Dreams

    by Knud Sørensen $10.00
    Poetry from Spuyten Duyvil
    Translated from Danish

    Celebrates the farmer’s way of life and illuminates the decline of small farming. Very first translation of one of Denmark’s foremost rural authors. Sørensen was the recent recipient of the Grand Prize of the Danish Academy.

  • Fata Morgana

    by Svetislav Basara $16.00
    Fiction from Dalkey Archive Press
    Translated from Serbian

    Svetislav Basara’s short fiction plays wild games with time and space while nonetheless keeping one foot grounded at all times in the real-life concerns of a young writer during the late communist and postcommunist eras in the former Yugoslavia.

  • Fifty Love Poems

    by Montserrat Abelló $12.64
    Poetry from Francis Boutle Publishers
    Translated from Catalan

    Fifty Love Poems is a collection of fifty poems about love in its various guises, ranging from erotic love and tenderness for missing loved ones to the passion for life and writing. The poems have been selected from the many books the writer has published during a literary career spanning almost fifty years. This publication is an essential starting point for anyone wishing to gain a sense of Abelló’s complete range of work.

  • From the Interior: Poems 1995-2005

    by Petr Borkovec $12.56
    Poetry from Seren Books
    Translated from Czech

    Petr Borkovec is a young Czech poet who is making a name for himself across Europe and beyond. Already translated into several other European languages including French, German and Italian, From the Interior is the first generous selection of his work to appear in English.

  • From the Polish Underground: Selections from “Krytyka,” 1978–1993

    by various authors $41.95
    Essays from Penn State University Press
    Translated from Polish

    The twenty articles in this volume were chosen by Michael Bernhard, Henryk Szlajfer, and Jan Kofman, the present editor-in-chief of Krytyka. Covering the underground and post-underground years, they introduce the reader to the full range of topics and political views presented by the journal. Taken together these articles provide an excellent overview of the last fifteen turbulent years of Polish history.

  • Gaelic Prose in the Irish Free State, 1922–1939

    by Philip O'Leary $51.95$134.95
    Literary study from Penn State University Press

    “One of the great, essential statements about the Irish imagination in those strange moments when it first confronted the bleakness of freedom after 1921, Gaelic Prose in the Irish Free State is a masterpiece of literary history and also a major contribution to the history of ideas in Ireland. Its value to scholars within the field of Irish-language studies is absolute.”

  • Gold: The Marvellous History Of General John Augustus Sutter

    by Blaise Cendrars $11.41
    Fiction from Peter Owen Publishers
    Translated from French

    Cendrars spent fifteen years translating Sutter’s life-story into fiction, departing (often radically) from the known historical facts to reshape the story of one of the great American pioneers with the pure gold of his own imagination. Originally published in 1924, Gold is a work of breathless pace, fantastic humour and soaring invention: an extraordinary story extraordinarily told.

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