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  • All Days Are Night

    A Novel

    by Peter Stamm and 1 more

    A novel about survival, self-reliance, and art, by Peter Stamm, finalist for the 2013 Man Booker International PrizeAll Days Are Night is the story of Gillian, a successful and beautiful TV host, content with her marriage to Matthias, even if she feels restless at times. One night following an argument, the couple has a terrible car accident: Matthias, who is drunk, hits a deer on the wet road and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • On A Day Like This

    A Novel

    by Peter Stamm and 1 more

    A new novel of artful understatement about mortality, estrangement, and the absurdity of life from the acclaimed author of Unformed Landscape and In Strange GardensOn a day like any other, Andreas changes his life. When a routine doctor’s visit leads to an unexpected prognosis, a great yearning takes hold of him—but who can tell if it is homesickness or wanderlust? Andreas leaves everything behind ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Seven Years

    A Novel

    by Peter Stamm and 1 more

    Alex has spent the majority of his adult life between two very different women—and he can’t make up his mind. Sonia, his wife and business partner, is everything a man would want. Intelligent, gorgeous, charming, and ambitious, she worked tirelessly alongside him to open their architecture firm and to build a life of luxury. But when the seven-year itch sets in, their exhaustion at working long ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • We're Flying

    Stories

    by Peter Stamm and 1 more

    Following the publication of the widely acclaimed novel Seven Years comes a trove of stories from the Swiss master Peter Stamm. They all possess the traits that have built Stamm’s reputation: the directness of the prose, the deceptive surface simplicity of the narratives, and deep psychological insight into the existential dilemmas of contemporary life. Stamm does not waste a word, nor does he ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • To the Back of Beyond

    A Novel

    by Peter Stamm and 1 more

    Man Booker Prize nominee Peter Stamm explores in his sixth novel what it means to be in the middle of nowhere, in mind and in body.Happily married with two children and a comfortable home in a Swiss town, Thomas and Astrid enjoy a glass of wine in their garden on a night like any other. Called back to the house by their son's cries, Astrid goes inside, expecting her husband to join her in a bit. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • In Strange Gardens and Other Stories

    by Peter Stamm and 1 more

    With the precision of a surgeon, Peter Stamm cuts to the heart of the fragile and revealing moments of everyday life.They are bankers, students, mothers, or retirees. They live in New York City or somewhere in Switzerland, they work in London or Riga, they cross paths in a Fado bar in Lisbon. They breathe the banal routine of daily life. It is to these ordinary people that Peter Stamm grants ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Unformed Landscape

    A Novel

    by Peter Stamm and 1 more

    Unformed Landscape begins in a small village on a fjord in the Finnmark, on the northeastern coast of Norway, where the borders between Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia lie covered in snow and darkness, where the real borders are between day and night, summer and winter, and between people. Here, a sensitive young woman like Kathrine finds few outlets for her desires. Half Norwegian, half Sami ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Agnes

    A Novel

    by Peter Stamm and 1 more

    Peter Stamm's best-selling debut novel, Agnes, now available for the first time in paperback.“Write a story about me,” Agnes said to her lover, “so I know what you think of me.” So he started to write the story of everything that had happened to them from the moment they met.At first, he works with Agnes to create a narrative that is most true to life, but as time passes and he grows more enamored ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Sweet Indifference of the World

    A Novel

    by Peter Stamm and 1 more

    **NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE SEASON BY VOGUEIn this alluring, melancholic novel—Peter Stamm at his best—a writer haunted by his double blurs the line between past and present, fiction and reality, in his attempt to outrun the unknown.**“Please come to Skogskyrkogården tomorrow at 2. I have a story I want to tell you.” Lena agrees to Christoph's out-of-the-blue request, though the two have never met. ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • All my Howling Days are Quiet

    by Peter Wyss

    All my Howling Days are Quiet is a collection of poetry on howling hearts and silent souls, on laughing love and drowned despair, on hope and happiness, on death and doubt, on being alone together, on being a quiet question or an ambiguous answer. The poems are about identity lost and found, about drowning in joy or pain, about being healed through inspiration and love and about being destroyed by ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • All Our Happy Days Are Stupid

    by Sheila Heti

    Two couples, each with a twelve-year-old child, travel to Paris; within a few moments of discovering each other in a crowd, one of their children disappears. A day later, one of the mothers disappears, too. The story that follows is a wonderfully strange, beautifully composed examination of happiness and desperation, complete with a man in a bear suit, a teen pop star, and eight really excellent ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • All My Days Are Saturdays

    by Sam Pickering

    A New York Times article once stated that “the art of the essay as delivered by [Sam] Pickering is the art of the front porch ramble.” As Pickering himself puts it, “Well, I have gotten considerably older, and humor has come to mean more and more to me. And if I’m on the front porch, I am in a rocking chair.” All My Days Are Saturdays offers fifteen new pieces in which he ponders a world that has ... Read more

    $14.39 USD