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  • Diary of the Fall

    A Novel

    by Michel Laub and 1 more

    From one of Granta’s Best Young Brazilian Novelists, a literary masterpiece that will break your heartAt the narrator’s elite Jewish school in a posh suburb of Porte Alegre, a cruel prank leaves the only Catholic student there terribly injured. Years later, he relives the episode as he examines the mistakes of his past and struggles for forgiveness. His father, who has Alzheimer’s, obsessively ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Fall

    A father's memoir in 424 steps

    by Diogo Mainardi and 1 more

    THE FALL is a memoir like no other. Its 424 short passages match the number of steps taken by Diogo Mainardi's son Tito as he walks, with great difficulty, alongside his father through the streets of Venice, the city where a medical mishap during Tito's birth left him with Cerebral Palsy.As they make their way toward the hospital where both their lives changed forever, Mainairdi begins to draw on ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Chronicle of the Murdered House

    by Margaret Jull Costa and 3 more

    Winner of the 2017 Best Translated Book AwardLonglisted for the 2017 National Translation Award"The book itself is strange—part Faulknerian meditation on the perversities, including sexual, of degenerate country folk; part Dostoevskian examination of good and evil and God—but in its strangeness lies its rare power, and in the sincerity and seriousness with which the essential questions are posed ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Autumn and Winter Sonatas

    The Memoirs of the Marquis of Bradomin

    by Ramon del Valle-Inclan and 1 more

    The scene has shifted from verdant Italy and steamy Mexico of the Spring and Summer Sonatas to rainy Galicia and wintry Navarre and the court of the pretender Carlos during the final Carlist War in the Autumn and Winter Sonatas. 'Valle-Inclan's descriptive writing comes through delightfully in Margaret Jull Costa's limpid translation, and it is as travelogues as much as ironically satanic love ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • The Adventures of the Ingenious Alfanhui

    by Rafael Sanchez Ferlioso and 1 more

    This is the first English translation of The Adventures of the Ingenious Alfanhui, a picaresque novel in which the hero, a magical little boy, goes in search not of his fortune but of knowledge, growing both wiser and possibly sadder in the process. These are the adventures of a magical little boy which will appeal to both children and adults. ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • The Book of Disquiet

    by Fernando Pessoa and 2 more

    series Serpent's Tail Classics
    Sitting at his desk, Bernardo Soares imagined himself free forever of Rua dos Douradores, of his boss Vasques, of Moreira the book-keeper, of all the other employees, the errand boy, the post boy, even the cat. But if he left them all tomorrow and discarded the suit of clothes he wears, what else would he do? Because he would have to do something. And what suit would he wear? Because he would have ... Read more

    $6.69 USD

  • The Collected Novels of José Saramago

    by José Saramago and 3 more

    This collection, available exclusively in e-book form, brings together the twelve novels (and one novella) of the great Portuguese writer José Saramago, with an introductory essay by Ursula Le Guin. From Saramago's early work, like the enchanting Baltasar & Blimunda and the controversial Gospel According to Jesus Christ, through his masterpiece Blindness and its sequel Seeing, to his later fables ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • The Book of Disquiet: The Complete Edition

    by Fernando Pessoa and 2 more

    For the first time—and in the best translation ever—the complete Book of Disquiet, a masterpiece beyond comparisonThe Book of Disquiet is the Portuguese modernist master Fernando Pessoa’s greatest literary achievement. An “autobiography” or “diary” containing exquisite melancholy observations, aphorisms, and ruminations, this classic work grapples with all the eternal questions. Now, for the first ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Complete Works of Alberto Caeiro: Bilingual edition

    by Fernando Pessoa and 3 more

    A bilingual companion to The Book of Disquiet, by Fernando PessoaHere, in Margaret Jull Costa and Patricio Ferrari’s splendid new translations, are the complete poems of Alberto Caeiro, the imaginary “heteronym” coterie created by Fernando Pessoa, the Portuguese modernist master. Pessoa conceived Caeiro around 1914 and may have named him loosely after his friend, the poet Mário de Sa-Cárrneiro. ... Read more

    $12.59 USD

  • The Collected Stories of Machado de Assis

    by Margaret Jull Costa and 3 more

    New York Times Critics’ Best of the YearA landmark event, the complete stories of Machado de Assis finally appear in English for the first time in this extraordinary new translation.Widely acclaimed as the progenitor of twentieth-century Latin American fiction, Machado de Assis (1839–1908)—the son of a mulatto father and a washerwoman, and the grandson of freed slaves—was hailed in his lifetime as ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • The Penguin Book of Spanish Short Stories

    by Margaret Jull Costa and 6 more

    This exciting new collection celebrates the richness and variety of the Spanish short story, from the nineteenth century to the present day. Featuring over fifty stories selected by revered translator Margaret Jull Costa, it blends old favourites and hidden gems - many of which have never before been translated into English - and introduces readers to surprising new voices as well as giants of ... Read more

    $28.89 USD

  • The Crime of Father Amaro

    by José Maria de Eça de Queirós and 1 more

    An unflinching portrait of a priest who seduces his landlady's daughter, made into an acclaimed and controversial motion picture.Eça de Queirós's novel The Crime of Father Amaro is a lurid satire of clerical corruption in a town in Portugal (Leira) during the period before and after the 1871 Paris Commune. At the start, a priest physically explodes after a fish supper while guests at a birthday ... Read more

    $11.59 USD