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Product Description: “One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories.” —The GuardianA gripping mystery from Georges Simenon in which Inspector Maigret must go up against small town suspicion—and revengeIn a small, seaside town in the northwest of France, the local wine dealer is wounded by a gunshot while retuning home drunk from a hotel bar...read more

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9780141393476 | Penguin USA, August 26, 2014, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: “One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century .
9780143037316 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, July 25, 2006), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Inspector Jules Maigret investigates the murder of a prominent citizen of a little town on the coast of Brittany and, rather than make a quick arrest of a sad-eyed waitress who has seen too much, stays until justice is done.

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Product Description: Now updated and presented in a smaller format with fifteen new gorgeous photographs, Evolution steps beyond the debate and presents the undeniable truth of Darwin's theory, showing through skeletons both obscure and commonplace, but always intriguing, the process by which life has transformed itself, again and again...read more

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9781609803681 | Updated edition (Seven Stories Pr, November 15, 2011), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Now updated and presented in a smaller format with fifteen new gorgeous photographs, Evolution steps beyond the debate and presents the undeniable truth of Darwin's theory, showing through skeletons both obscure and commonplace, but always intriguing, the process by which life has transformed itself, again and again.
9781583227848 | Seven Stories Pr, November 29, 2007, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Unprecedented in its approach, the number and diversity of the species presented, and the quality of the photographs, Evolution is the book on how we came to be what we are.

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Product Description: A fascinating document of an extraordinary life, Memoirs of A Breton Peasant reads with the liveliness of a novel and bristles with the vigor of an opinionated autodidact from the very lowest level of peasant society. Brittany during the nineteenth century was a place seemingly frozen in the Middle Ages, backwards by most French standards; formal education among rural society was either unavailable or dismissed as unnecessary, while the church and local myth defined most people's reasoning and motivation...read more

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9781583226162 | Seven Stories Pr, February 1, 2004, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A fascinating document of an extraordinary life, Memoirs of A Breton Peasant reads with the liveliness of a novel and bristles with the vigor of an opinionated autodidact from the very lowest level of peasant society.

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9781609803469 | Reprint edition (Seven Stories Pr, October 18, 2011), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A fascinating document of an extraordinary life, Memoirs of A Breton Peasant reads with the liveliness of a novel and bristles with the vigor of an opinionated autodidact from the very lowest level of peasant society.

A man and women enjoy a strange synchronicity when they meet upone returning to their homeland after two decades of exile and try to resume a relationship long in stasis. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.

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9780060002091 | Harpercollins, October 1, 2002, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A man and woman enjoy a strange synchronicity when they meet upon returning to their homeland after two decades of exile and try to resume a relationship long in stasis.

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9780060002107 | Reprint edition (Perennial, October 1, 2003), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: A man and woman enjoy a strange synchronicity when they meet upon returning to their homeland after two decades of exile and try to resume a relationship long in stasis.
9780786251643 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 2003), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Translated by Linda Asher A New York Times Bestselling Author A man and a woman meet while returning to the homeland they had abandoned twenty years earlier.

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Product Description: Bruno Sachs is a country doctor who makes house calls and feels deeply for his patients. There are broken bones, unwanted pregnancies, people without the will to live, a friend dying of cancer. His pity for his fellow creatures is both his motivating force and his own untreatable condition...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781583220566 | Seven Stories Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A physician, whose encounters with patients lead him to help them physically and emotionally, becomes involved in an affair with a female patient, despite the fact that she is in love with her abortionist and he does not believe in dating patients.

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9781583222614 | Seven Stories Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Bruno Sachs is a country doctor who makes house calls and feels deeply for his patients.

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The author recreates the world system understood by the ancient Greeks to place the human and divine characters of Greek mythology in their proper context for the first time for modern readers. 40,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780060197759 | Harpercollins, September 1, 2001, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Recounts ancient Greek myths, telling of the creation of Earth, the castration of Uranus, the war between the Titans and the Olympians, and journeys from the Trojan War to the travels of Odysseus.

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Product Description: There are situations in which we fail for a moment to recognize the person we are with, in which the identity of the other is erased while we simultaneously doubt our own. This also happens with couples--indeed, above all with couples, because lovers fear more than anything else "losing sight" of the loved one...read more

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9780060175641 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1998, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Chantal begins to receive letters from a secret admirer that, after a while, begin to affect the relationship she has with her younger lover Jean-Marc

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9780786218189 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 1999), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: There are situations in which we fail for a moment to recognize the person we are with, in which the identity of the other is erased while we simultaneously doubt our own.
9780060930318 | Perennial, May 1, 1999, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Chantal begins to receive letters from a secret admirer that, after a while, begin to affect the relationship she has with her younger lover Jean-Marc

When Father Bertrand Beaulieu stumbles upon a handwritten document that proves the existence of God, his discovery has a profound impact on the church and the nation as both institutions move to suppress the news, fearing the repercussions of the document in terms of their own power. 25,000 first printing.

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9780684846675 | Scribner, May 1, 1999, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: When Father Bertrand Beaulieu stumbles upon a handwritten document that proves the existence of God, his discovery has a profound impact on the church and the nation as both institutions move to suppress the news, fearing the repercussions of the document in terms of their own power

The author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being examines the art of fiction, focusing on the literary genre's history, its structure, and the creative process. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
By Linda Asher (trans) and Milan Kundera

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9780060171452 | Harpercollins, September 1, 1995, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Examines the art of fiction, focusing on the literature's history, its structure, and the creative process

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9780060927516 | Reprint edition (Perennial, September 1, 1996), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Examines the art of fiction, focusing on the literature's history, its structure, and the creative process

Two simultaneous stories, both taking place in a French chateau two centuries apart, details the sexual encounters of an eighteenth-century couple and the absence of sex for a twentieth-century married couple and compares the 'morning after' of the two men. $100,000 ad/promo.
By Linda Asher (trans) and Milan Kundera

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9780060173692 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1996, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Two simultaneous stories, both taking place in a French chateau two centuries apart, detail the sexual encounters of an eighteenth-century couple and the absence of sex for a twentieth-century married couple and compares the 'morning after' of the two men

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