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By Martin Aitken (trans)

Paperback:

9781941920503 | Deep Vellum Pub, February 14, 2017, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: "Scandinavia now has its own Virginia Woolf. Few get as close to the human mind as Klougart"—Mari Nymoen Nilsen, VGThe English-language debut from one of Denmark's most exciting, celebrated young writers, One of Us Is Sleeping is a haunting novel about loss in all its forms...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans)

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9781940953373 | Italian edition edition (Open Letter, July 12, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Scandinavia now has its own Virginia Woolf.

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Product Description: Lying at the bottom of his apartment stairs, a postman is found dead. At first glance, his death appears to be a simple fall, a straightforward accident and the perfect case for Detective Chief Superintendent Konrad Simonsen to return to after a severe heart attack...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans)

Hardcover:

9781632864857 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, September 20, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Lying at the bottom of his apartment stairs, a postman is found dead.

Paperback:

9781408860304 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, March 24, 2016, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: Lying at the bottom of his apartment stairs, a postman is found dead.

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Product Description: Dorte is twenty and adrift, pretending to study literature at Copenhagen University. In reality she is riding the trains and clocking up random encounters in her new home by the railway tracks. She remembers her ex, Per – the first boyfriend she tells us about, and the first she leaves – as she enters a new world of transient relationships, random sexual experiences and awkward attempts to write...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans)

Paperback:

9781593766337 | Reprint edition (Soft Skull Pr, January 12, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Dorte is twenty and adrift, pretending to study literature at Copenhagen University.

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Product Description: Copenhagen, 2008. Excess is in, austerity is out. The international crash is about to send everything tumbling down, but everyone's too wasted to notice. And Mikkel Vallin's own bubble has already burst. Divorced, left by his girlfriend for a successful author, sacked from his job as a food critic, the wrong side of forty, Mikkel has had enough: he's declared war on the monogamous relationship...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans)

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9781781253335 | Gardners Books, November 19, 2015, cover price $21.60 | About this edition: Copenhagen, 2008.

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Product Description: When Halland is found murdered almost right outside his door, his widow, Bess, is of course the prime suspect. She isn't worried about that, though, but about the daughter she abandoned years ago. As the police investigate, the slightly cantankerous Bess instead follows a trail of her own regrets and misapprehensions...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans)

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9781552453148 | Coach House Books, November 3, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Halland is found murdered almost right outside his door, his widow, Bess, is of course the prime suspect.

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Product Description: The award-winning, internationally best-selling saga of a Greenlandic community torn apart by the forces of colonialism and the one priest whose wavering guidance will determine its fate.From the swarming streets of Copenhagen to the frozen villages of Greenland, The Prophets of Eternal Fjord is a grand, magisterial story of epic proportion...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans)

Hardcover:

9780871406712 | Italian edition edition (Liveright Pub Corp, July 13, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The award-winning, internationally best-selling saga of a Greenlandic community torn apart by the forces of colonialism and the one priest whose wavering guidance will determine its fate.
9780387976594, titled "Cost Analysis and Estimating: Shifting U.S. Priorities" | Springer Verlag, June 1, 1991, cover price $25.00 | also contains Cost Analysis and Estimating: Shifting U.S. Priorities | About this edition: The environment for today's cost estimator and analyst is certainly very challenging.

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Product Description: The first book in English by an acclaimed Danish writer: "beautiful, faceted, haunting stories . . . [from] a rising star" (Junot Díaz)Karate Chop, Dorthe Nors's acclaimed story collection, is the debut book in the collaboration between Graywolf Press and A Public Space...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans)

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9781555976651 | Graywolf Pr, February 4, 2014, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The first book in English by an acclaimed Danish writer: "beautiful, faceted, haunting stories .

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Product Description: [Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.] [Translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken] Told from the perspective of precocious fourteen-year-old Peter, The Elephant Keepers' Children is about three siblings and how they deal with life alongside their eccentric parents...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans)

Hardcover:

9781846555848, titled "The Elephant Keeper's Children" | Vintage Uk, September 20, 2012, cover price $30.40 | About this edition: [Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.
9780253352200, titled "Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans" | Indiana Univ Pr, August 1, 1978, cover price $39.95 | also contains Shuckin'' and Jivin'': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans | About this edition: From rural and urban Virginia comes a collection of Black American folktales, ghost stories, anecdotes, songs, jokes and toasts

Paperback:

9781846555855 | Gardners Books, September 20, 2012, cover price $21.55 | About this edition: [Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

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Product Description: Poetry. Translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken. Jørgen Leth is one of Denmark's foremost modern poets and a leading international filmmaker. As a poet, he consistently employs unostentatious, matter-of-fact language and exhibits strong filmic qualities, often in the form of notes and stage directions...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans) and Jorgen Leth

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9781897388976 | Bookthug, November 1, 2011, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: This modern-day Lord of the Flies is a haunting existential novel, both award-winning and and provocative. Now in paperback as part of the Atheneum Collection!“Nothing matters.” “From the moment you are born, you start to die...read more
By Martin Aitken (trans)

Paperback:

9781442441163 | Reprint edition (Atheneum, March 20, 2012), cover price $10.99 | About this edition: This modern-day Lord of the Flies is a haunting existential novel, both award-winning and and provocative.
9781905537389 | Signed edition (Gardners Books, August 25, 2011), cover price $14.80

CD/Spoken Word:

9780307942357 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, September 13, 2011), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A story about everything and nothing, a boy in a plum tree, and a 7th grade no longer sure that anything means anything.

School and Library:

9781416985792 | Atheneum, February 9, 2010, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: When Pierre-Anthon realizes there is no meaning to life, the seventh-grader leaves his classroom, climbs a tree, and stays there.

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