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Product Description: In Arizona on a study tour of America, Maigret observes a day in the life of a local coroner and becomes absorbed in a young girl’s murder. The thirty-second book in the new Penguin Maigret series.   On his travels through the U.S...read more
By Linda Coverdale (trans)

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9780241206812 | Penguin USA, January 31, 2017, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: In Arizona on a study tour of America, Maigret observes a day in the life of a local coroner and becomes absorbed in a young girl’s murder.

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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 GuardianWhen the son of a wealthy businessman fears for his father’s life, Maigret is plucked from retirement to visit New York on an unlikely questAged 56 and in his first year of retirement at Meung-sur-Loire, Maigret is surprised with a visit by Jean, the son of wealthy New York businessman John Maura...read more
By Linda Coverdale (trans)

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9780241206362 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, July 26, 2016), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: “One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century .

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By Linda Coverdale (trans)

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9780141399041 | Italian edition edition (Penguin USA, February 16, 2016), cover price $12.00

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Broadcasting in America, Brief Version delivers a succinct version of the original survey text and covers the major areas of broadcasting: history, technology, economics, programming, ratings, regulation, and international issues. In 14 concise chapters, BIA, Brief is tailor-made for a semester’s worth of study. New to this edition is its holistic approach to broadcasting, examining the convergence of various electronic media and taking a global view. With an authoritative and focused tone, the authors’ craft a text that is richly informative. Supplemental exhibits include case studies, diagrams, charts, vignettes, and personality profiles. This text presents a distinctive view that media is both a product of social forces and a social force in its own right.
By Linda Coverdale (trans)

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9780141394794 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, August 25, 2015), cover price $11.00
9780395529362, titled "Broadcasting in America: A Survey of Electronic Media" | 6 edition (Houghton Mifflin School, December 1, 1989), cover price $17.56 | also contains Broadcasting in America: A Survey of Electronic Media | About this edition: Broadcasting in America, Brief Version delivers a succinct version of the original survey text and covers the major areas of broadcasting: history, technology, economics, programming, ratings, regulation, and international issues.

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Product Description: The first annual omnibus edition in the new Penguin Inspector Maigret series, comprising four titles from the series so far: Pietr the Latvian, The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien, The Carter of La Providence and The Grand Banks Cafe...read more
By David Bellos (trans), Linda Coverdale (other contributor), David Coward (trans) and Georges Simenon

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9780141396880 | Penguin USA, June 2, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The first annual omnibus edition in the new Penguin Inspector Maigret series, comprising four titles from the series so far: Pietr the Latvian, The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien, The Carter of La Providence and The Grand Banks Cafe.

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Product Description: Hugo Horiot is in love with wheels and all that cranks or turns. He is obsessed with the otherworldly language of pipes—they run, he imagines, from his family home to the center of the earth. He causes endless trouble at home and hates school...read more
By Francoise Lefevre (other contributor)

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9781609806125 | Seven Stories Pr, April 28, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Hugo Horiot is in love with wheels and all that cranks or turns.

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9780373708826, titled "Code of Honor" | Harlequin Books, January 1, 2000, cover price $4.25 | also contains Code of Honor | About this edition: "Lieutenant Jake Scarlatta has always believed that fire fighting is about working as a team.

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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 sensational tale of deceit and back-stabbing in an isolated community in which only Inspector Maigret can intervene“She came forward, the outlines of her figure blurred in the half-light...read more

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9780141393483 | Penguin USA, August 26, 2014, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: “One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century .

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Product Description: Les Éditions de Minuit, publisher of Marguerite Duras and Alain Robbe-Grillet, rarely publishes a debut novel. Jean Echenoz, current star of this revered French literary house and enthusiastic fan of Julia Deck, confesses that he didn’t send his first novel to Minuit because the publisher is “too demanding…too good for me...read more

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9781595589644 | New Pr, April 1, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Les Éditions de Minuit, publisher of Marguerite Duras and Alain Robbe-Grillet, rarely publishes a debut novel.

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Product Description: Georges Simenon's haunting tale about the lengths to which people will go to escape from guilt, translated by Linda Coverdale as part of the new Penguin Maigret series.A first ink drawing showed a hanged man swinging from a gallows on which perched an enormous crow...read more

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9780141393452 | Penguin USA, April 1, 2014, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: “One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century .

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9781522634492 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 12, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Georges Simenon's haunting tale about the lengths to which people will go to escape from guilt, translated by Linda Coverdale as part of the new Penguin Maigret series.

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Paperback:

9781595589118 | New Pr, January 7, 2014, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: A meditation on escaping the chaos of modern life and rediscovering the luxury of solitude. Winner of the Prix Médicis for nonfiction, The Consolations of the Forest is a Thoreau-esque quest to find solace, taken to the extreme...read more
By Linda Coverdale (trans)

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9780847841271 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, September 17, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A meditation on escaping the chaos of modern life and rediscovering the luxury of solitude.

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Product Description: Originally published as "Les Noces Barbares" and winner of the 1985 Prix Goncourt, this novel centres on the intense and disturbing relationship between a mother and her son, born as the result of a brutal rape when she was a young girl...read more

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9780025994706 | Macmillan Pub Co, November 1, 1987, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Originally published as "Les Noces Barbares" and winner of the 1985 Prix Goncourt, this novel centres on the intense and disturbing relationship between a mother and her son, born as the result of a brutal rape when she was a young girl.

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9781907429521 | Gardners Books, October 1, 2012, cover price $16.85 | About this edition: Originally published as "Les Noces Barbares" and winner of the 1985 Prix Goncourt, this novel centres on the intense and disturbing relationship between a mother and her son, born as the result of a brutal rape when she was a young girl.

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Product Description: From the acclaimed Emmanuel Carrère, an act of generous imagination that unflinchingly records devastating loss and, equally vividly, the wealth of human solace that follows in its wakeIn Sri Lanka, a tsunami sweeps a child out to sea, her grand-father helpless against the onrushing water...read more
By Linda Coverdale (trans)

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9780805092615 | Reprint edition (Metropolitan Books, September 13, 2011), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From the acclaimed Emmanuel Carrère, an act of generous imagination that unflinchingly records devastating loss and, equally vividly, the wealth of human solace that follows in its wakeIn Sri Lanka, a tsunami sweeps a child out to sea, her grand-father helpless against the onrushing water.

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Product Description: In Sri Lanka, a tsunami sweeps a child out to sea, her grandfather helpless against the onrushing water. In France, a woman dies from cancer, leaving her husband and small children bereft. What links these two catastrophes is the presence of Emmanuel Carrère, who manages to find consolation and even joy as he immerses himself in lives other than his own...read more

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9781250013774, titled "Lives Other Than My Own: A Memoir" | Reprint edition (Picador USA, September 4, 2012), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In Sri Lanka, a tsunami sweeps a child out to sea, her grandfather helpless against the onrushing water.

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Product Description: In La Petite, the renowned French writer and film producer Michèle Halberstadt vividly recounts the painful events that surrounded the death of her beloved grandfather, which led to a suicide attempt when she was twelve years old...read more

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9781590515310 | Other Pr Llc, July 10, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In La Petite, the renowned French writer and film producer Michèle Halberstadt vividly recounts the painful events that surrounded the death of her beloved grandfather, which led to a suicide attempt when she was twelve years old.

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Product Description: Eva Gabrielsson and Stieg Larsson. In "There Are Things I Want You to Know" About Stieg Larsson and Me, Gabrielsson accepts the daunting challenge of telling their story, steeped in love and sharpened in the struggle for justice and human rights...read more

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9781609803636 | 1 edition (Seven Stories Pr, June 21, 2011), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Here is the real inside story—not the one about the Stieg Larsson phenomenon, but rather the love story of a man and a woman whose lives came to be guided by politics and love, coffee and activism, writing and friendship.

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9781609804107 | Seven Stories Pr, January 24, 2012, cover price $14.95 | also contains "There Are Things I Want You to Know" About Stieg Larsson and Me | About this edition: Eva Gabrielsson and Stieg Larsson.

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Product Description: Eva Gabrielsson and Stieg Larsson. In "There Are Things I Want You to Know" About Stieg Larsson and Me, Gabrielsson accepts the daunting challenge of telling their story, steeped in love and sharpened in the struggle for justice and human rights...read more
By Linda Coverdale (trans)

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9781609804107, titled "There Are Things I Want You to Know About Stieg Larsson and Me" | Seven Stories Pr, January 24, 2012, cover price $14.95 | also contains There Are Things I Want You to Know About Stieg Larsson and Me | About this edition: Eva Gabrielsson and Stieg Larsson.

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Product Description: In cool, precise prose, and with an unerring sense of the absurd, the four novellas of Compulsory Happiness create a picture of everyday life in a grotesque police state, expressing terror and hope, fear and solidarity, the humorous triviality of the ordinary, and the painful search for an ideal...read more

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9780374127855 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 1993, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Four novellas constitute a biography of a generation living in a police state and ravaged by fifty years of history, enduring war, the Holocaust, revolution, social change, and the triviality of the ordinary

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9780300182958 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, April 24, 2012), cover price $16.50 | About this edition: In cool, precise prose, and with an unerring sense of the absurd, the four novellas of Compulsory Happiness create a picture of everyday life in a grotesque police state, expressing terror and hope, fear and solidarity, the humorous triviality of the ordinary, and the painful search for an ideal.
9780810111905 | Northwestern Univ Pr, November 1, 1994, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: In cool, precise prose, and with an unerring sense of the absurd, Norman Manea's four novellas create a picture of everyday life in a grotesque police state, expressing terror and hope, fear and solidarity, the humorous triviality of the ordinary, and the painful search for an ideal.

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Product Description: From the master of psychological suspense and the author of The Adversary comes "a work of infinite sorrow, infernal jealousy, and violent passion" (Le Monde). Set in Paris and Kotelnich, a small post-Soviet town, My Life as a Russian Novel traces Carrère's pursuit of two obsessions―the disappearance of his Russian grandfather and his erotic fascination with a woman he loves but cannot keep from destroying...read more

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9780312569303, titled "My Life As A Russian Novel: A Memoir" | Picador USA, August 2, 2011, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: From the master of psychological suspense and the author of The Adversary comes "a work of infinite sorrow, infernal jealousy, and violent passion" (Le Monde).

By Linda Coverdale (trans)

Miscellaneous:

9781429984249 | Metropolitan Books, August 3, 2010, cover price $11.99

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Journeying by luxury liner to the United States, where he launches a triumphant grand tour, eccentric curmudgeon and dandy Maurice Ravel travels aboard a series of fabled trains while smoking a precious stash of Gauloises, in an evocation of the last ten years of the music genius's life.

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9781595581150 | New Pr, June 1, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Journeying by luxury liner to the United States, where he launches a triumphant grand tour, eccentric curmudgeon and dandy Maurice Ravel travels aboard a series of fabled trains while smoking a precious stash of Gauloises, in an evocation of the last ten years of the music genius's life.

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9781595586704 | New Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Drawn from the life of Nikola Tesla, one of the greatest inventors of his time,Lightning is a captivating tale of one man’s curious fascination with the marvels of science.Hailed by the Washington Post as “the most distinctive voice of his generation,” Echenoz traces the notable career of Gregor, a precocious young engineer from Eastern Europe, who travels across the Atlantic at the age of twenty-eight to work alongside Thomas Edison, with whom he later holds a long-lasting rivalry...read more
By Linda Coverdale (trans)

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9781595586490 | New Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Drawn from the life of Nikola Tesla, one of the greatest inventors of his time,Lightning is a captivating tale of one man’s curious fascination with the marvels of science.

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Product Description: From 'Morocco's greatest living author' (The Guardian) comes a heartbreaking novel about parents and children, the powerful pull of home and the yearning for tradition and family. Mohammed has spent the past 40 years working in France...read more
By Linda Coverdale (trans)

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9781906413750 | Arcadia Books Ltd, March 3, 2011, cover price $14.10 | About this edition: From 'Morocco's greatest living author' (The Guardian) comes a heartbreaking novel about parents and children, the powerful pull of home and the yearning for tradition and family.

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