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The Blind Woman and Other Stories
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ean: 9780999707562, isbn: 0999707566,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
“(Gurian’s) skillful characterizations, convincing dialogue and rich details make this a worthwhile, entertaining collection.” —Publishers Weekly “Timely . . . a fascinating look into a world that remains impossibly foreign and opaque to mo...
I Think of You: Stories
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ean: 9780307277213, isbn: 0307277216,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Ahdaf Soueif, the bestselling author of The Map of Love, writes poignantly and beautifully about love, and about finding one’s place in the world. Achingly lyrical, resonant and richly woven, and with a spark of defiance, these stories explore area...
The Koran: With Parallel Arabic Text (Penguin Classics) (Arabic Edition)
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ean: 9780141393841, isbn: 014139384X,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
N. J. Dawood’s masterful translation in a fully revised edition, with a parallel Arabic textThe Koran is universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible word of God as first revealed to the prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel nearly fourteen...
The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems (NYRB Poets)
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ean: 9781590176788, isbn: 1590176782,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
In The Interior Landscape the great Indian poet and translator A.K. Ramanujan has drawn on a celebrated anthology of classical Tamil poetry to compose an unforgettable sequence of love poems. The story unfolds in a series of dramatic exchanges betw...
Imagine Africa: Volume 2 (Pirogue)
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ean: 9780914671183, isbn: 0914671189,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Imagine Africa and its theme of "Revolution" is introduced by Georges Lory who opens the collection with his essay, "Poets to your quills, Africa is taking off". Through a collage of poems, essays, fiction, and visual art, Imagine Africa gives us a g...
Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times: Selected Haiku of Basho
By Knopf Publishing Group
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ean: 9780307962003, isbn: 0307962008,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Vivid new translations of Basho's popular haiku, in a selected format ideal for newcomers as well as fans long familiar with the Japanese master.Basho, the famously bohemian traveler through seventeenth-century Japan, is a poet attuned to the natural...
Cat Town (NYRB Poets)
By New York Review of Books
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ean: 9781590177754, isbn: 1590177754,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Modernist poet Sakutarō Hagiwara’s first published book, Howling at the Moon, shattered conventional verse forms and transformed the poetic landscape of Japan. Two of its poems were removed on order of the Ministry of the Interior for “disturbin...
The Devil is a Black Dog: Stories from the Middle East and Beyond
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ean: 9780990004325, isbn: 0990004325,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
In the nineteen extraordinary stories that comprise The Devil Is a Black Dog and Other Stories, writer and photojournalist Sándor Jászberényi shows us the human side of war and revolution in the contemporary Middle East and Africa, and of the soci...
The Immigrant Experience: The Anguish of Becoming American
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ean: 9780140154467, isbn: 0140154469,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Nine narratives by immigrants and their descendants illuminate the experience of becoming American. Contributors include Czeslaw Milosz, and Mario Puzo....
In the Presence of Absence
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ean: 9781935744016, isbn: 1935744011,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
"Darwish is to be read with urgency, in the night, when nothing else moves but his lines." —The Village VoiceBy one of the most transcendent poets of this generation, a remarkable collection of prose poems that explores themes of love, pain, isolat...
The Mapmakers of Spitalfields
By Peepal Tree Press Ltd.
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ean: 9781900715089, isbn: 1900715082,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Written between realism and fantasy, ascerbic humor and delicate grace, these stories, set in both Bangladesh and the East End of London, explore the lives of exiles and settlers, traders and holy men, transvestite actors and the leather-jacketed, po...
Mala índole (Spanish Edition)
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ean: 9786073130233, isbn: 6073130236,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Mejor libro de cuentos del 2012 segn los lectores de El Pas Despus de Los enamoramientos lee los cuentos completos de Javier Maras los que l considera aceptados y aceptables reunidos por primera vez Una excelente puerta de entrada a su universo liter...
Prolongación de la noche / A Prolongued Evening (Spanish Edition)
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ean: 9786073161503, isbn: 6073161506,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
«Toda pasión profunda requiere sin remedio cierto grado de crueldad.»Algo misterioso y fantástico habita estos cuentos. Fantasmas, hoteles poseídos, dimensiones paralelas, una versión alterna de la historia, donde los héroes palidecen, y un es...
Min basātīn al-islām (Arabic Edition)
By Dār al-Ma'mūn lil-Nashr wa-al-Tawzī'
ean: 9789957771003, isbn: 9957771000,
نعلم جميعا أن خير وسيلة لاستقامة السلوك والأخلاق، هي التربية القائمة على العقيدة الدينية. ومن هذا المنطلق، فإننا نسعى لتربية أطفالنا على...
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ean: 9780307455079, isbn: 0307455076,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
In his final years, Egyptian Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz distilled his storyteller's art to its most essential level. Written with the compression and power of dreams, these poetic vignettes, originally collected in two books, The Dreams and Dreams...
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mpn: 9780807063873, ean: 9780807063873, isbn: 0807063878,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions. Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan in 1498, Mira (as she is more commonly known) eschewed the marriage her royal family had arranged for her, celebrating instead her right t...
The Koran (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780141393834, isbn: 0141393831,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
N. J. Dawood’s masterful translation of The Koran in a fully revised editionThe Koran is universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible word of God as first revealed to the prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel nearly fourteen hundred years...
An Introduction to Haiku: An Anthology of Poems and Poets from Basho to Shiki
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ean: 9780385093767, isbn: 0385093764,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Harold G. Henderson was, from 1927 to 1929, the Assistant to the Curator of Far Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Musuem of Art. In 1930 he went to Japan, where he lived the following three years. On his return to this country he joined the faculty at ...
Gods and Soldiers: The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary African Writing
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mpn: 9780143114734, ean: 9780143114734, isbn: 0143114735,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
A one-of-a-kind collection showcasing the energy of new African literatureComing at a time when Africa and African writers are in the midst of a remarkable renaissance, Gods and Soldiers captures the vitality and urgency of African writing today. Wit...
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