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Product Description: ‘Simply magical’ Elle The story of Venezuela told through the adventures of kindly giant, Octavio. Struggling to conceal his illiteracy, he embarks on a transformative journey that unearths his life's purpose. “His body might have been hewn from a tree trunk; his heart would last for a hundred years...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781910477311 | Gallic Books, March 14, 2017, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: ‘Simply magical’ Elle The story of Venezuela told through the adventures of kindly giant, Octavio.

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Product Description: A finalist for the 2018 French-American Foundation Translation Prize in FictionA challenging read that encourages reflection, The Principle examines a world inching closer to its own destruction. Overpopulation, nuclear war, fascism, contemporary capitalism, and climate crisis all play roles in this epistolary novel in which a young philosopher grapples with the life of Werner Heisenberg, the Nobel Prize-winning German physicist...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781609453527 | Europa Editions Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A finalist for the 2018 French-American Foundation Translation Prize in FictionA challenging read that encourages reflection, The Principle examines a world inching closer to its own destruction.

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Product Description: The hero of this mordant portrayal of life in contemporary Cuba is a black Cuban whose parents were enthusiastic supporters of the Castro Revolution. His father, however, having fallen foul of the regime, is accused of embezzlement and dies of a stroke...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781609453480 | Europa Editions Inc, October 11, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The hero of this mordant portrayal of life in contemporary Cuba is a black Cuban whose parents were enthusiastic supporters of the Castro Revolution.

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Product Description: "A writer who can understand man wherever he is."—The New York Times"Khadra's prose is gentle and precise."—The New YorkerAs a child living in a ghetto, Turambo dreamt of a better future. When his family find a home in the city anything seems possible...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781908313911 | Italian edition edition (Consortium Book Sales & Dist, August 9, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "A writer who can understand man wherever he is.

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Product Description: The history of the Normans began a long time before 1066. Originating from the 'Norsemen' they were one of the most successful warrior tribes of the Dark Ages that came to dominate Europe from the Baltic Sea to the island of Sicily and the borders of Eastern Europe...read more

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9781531802134 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 9, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The history of the Normans began a long time before 1066.

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Product Description: First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for any aircraft enthusiast, historian or student of military aviation. At the heart of MAM is the most complete listing of all aircraft of the UK Armed Forces--the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army and associated units...read more

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9781857803747 | Crecy Pub, June 15, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: First published in the 1970s, Military Aircraft Markings has become an indispensable annual publication for any aircraft enthusiast, historian or student of military aviation.

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Product Description: “A FINE LINE is a terrific novel, a legal thriller that is also full of complex meditations on the life of the lawyer and the difficult compromises inherent in any system of criminal justice. A book that is intensely rewarding at many levels...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781908524614 | Italian edition edition (Bitter Lemon Pr, May 10, 2016), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “A FINE LINE is a terrific novel, a legal thriller that is also full of complex meditations on the life of the lawyer and the difficult compromises inherent in any system of criminal justice.

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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 GuardianExiled from Paris, Maigret discovers some disturbing secrets in a sleepy coastal town “A short, sprightly man appeared in the doorway, looked left and right, and went back into the passage...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9780241188453 | Penguin USA, February 16, 2016, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: “One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century .

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Product Description: These are difficult times for Le Floch: Louis XV is dead and Sartine has been promoted to Minister of State for the Navy.This fifth adventure for Nicolas has it all: serial crimes and a bizarre murder weapon, as well as debauchery, espionage, and the follies of a young court.
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781906040246 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, February 9, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: These are difficult times for Le Floch: Louis XV is dead and Sartine has been promoted to Minister of State for the Navy.

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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 GuardianAn Inspector Maigret mystery that brings the dark side of glamorous expat life in Paris to lifeIn this riveting mystery from Georges Simenon, Maigret must investigate the murder of Mrs...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9780241188446 | Penguin USA, January 26, 2016, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: “One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century .

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Product Description: The updated Green Guide Japan presents the country in all its diversity, from Tokyo's hyper-modern skyscrapers to Kyoto's shrines and temples and Nara's historic structures. Visit some of the country's sixteen UNESCO World Heritage Sites, sample Japan's excellent cuisine, take advantage of its outdoor activities and plentiful hot springs...read more

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9782067204218 | Michelin Travel Pubns, October 7, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: The updated Green Guide Japan presents the country in all its diversity, from Tokyo's hyper-modern skyscrapers to Kyoto's shrines and temples and Nara's historic structures.

Product Description: The second edition of this outstanding textbook provides a sense of the history and philosophy of the subject, and examines the basic methodologies of public health, and their application to specific problems. The revisions and new material include international contributions from non-English speaking countries; an up-to-date overview of public health policy, management and methodologies; and applications of public health strategies to specific health problems such as mental and cerebrovascular illnesses, as well as to broader areas of public concern, such as the environment, and other social issues...read more

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9780192619266, titled "Oxford Textbook of Public Health" | Oxford Univ Pr, May 23, 1991, cover price $395.00 | also contains Oxford Textbook of Public Health, The Nicolas Le Floch Affair | About this edition: The second edition of this outstanding textbook provides a sense of the history and philosophy of the subject, and examines the basic methodologies of public health, and their application to specific problems.

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Product Description: "As historical mysteries go, Victorian England has its charms; but dirty, pestilential eighteenth-century France really promises a walk on the wild side. Jean-François Parot delivers on that pledge with gusto."—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review"Suspenseful...read more

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9780192619266, titled "Oxford Textbook of Public Health" | Oxford Univ Pr, May 23, 1991, cover price $395.00 | also contains Oxford Textbook of Public Health, The Nicolas Le Floch Affair | About this edition: The second edition of this outstanding textbook provides a sense of the history and philosophy of the subject, and examines the basic methodologies of public health, and their application to specific problems.

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9781906040222 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, July 14, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "As historical mysteries go, Victorian England has its charms; but dirty, pestilential eighteenth-century France really promises a walk on the wild side.

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Product Description: "Fabre’s unexpectedly touching novel has a laugh of its own behind its low-key, smoothly translated narrative voice ... The city it evokes isn’t the Paris of tourists but of local people."—The New York Times"Fabre is a genius of these nuanced, interior moments ...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781939931153 | New Vessel Pr, February 24, 2015, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: "Fabre’s unexpectedly touching novel has a laugh of its own behind its low-key, smoothly translated narrative voice .
9780340613702, titled "Simpson''s Forensic Medicine" | 11th edition (Hodder Arnold, December 1, 1996), cover price $49.50 | also contains Simpson''s Forensic Medicine | About this edition: 'Simpson's Forensic Medicine' remains unsurpassed as the introductory text on forensic medicine for the student and the generalist.

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Product Description: Three men are preparing to do battle. Their goal is a prestigious literary prize. And each man will do anything to win it. For the young Beginner, loved by critics more than readers, it means fame. For The Master, old, exhausted, preoccupied with his prostate, it means money...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781908968197 | Reprint edition (Pushkin Pr Ltd, October 15, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Three men are preparing to do battle.

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9781782270393 | Italian edition edition (Pushkin Pr Ltd, September 16, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Three men are preparing to do battle.
9780330335904, titled "Blue Shifting" | Macmillan Pub Ltd, December 1, 1995, cover price $7.99 | also contains Blue Shifting

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By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9780349140056 | Gardners Books, July 17, 2014, cover price $21.40

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By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9780857052940 | Gardners Books, June 5, 2014, cover price $21.40

By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9780957480605 | Dufour Editions, July 15, 2013, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: From the godfather of Italian noir “A noir writer richly deserving rediscovery.” 
—Publishers Weekly One balmy spring evening on the outskirts of Milan, a Fiat with two passengers plunges into a canal. At first, their deaths are registered as an accident...read more

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9781612193663 | Reprint edition (Melville Pub House, June 3, 2014), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the godfather of Italian noir “A noir writer richly deserving rediscovery.

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Product Description: "A noir writer richly deserving rediscovery."—Publishers WeeklyThe book that gave birth to Italian noir . . .Milan, 1966: When Dr. Duca Lamberti is released from prison, he’s lost his medical license and his options are few...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781612193359 | Melville Pub House, March 25, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "A noir writer richly deserving rediscovery.

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Product Description: 'The Stein Report', set in the island of Majorca in the 1960s, kicks off with the arrival of a newcomer that throws things off balance. Curious about him, Stein’s schoolmates will try to unravel the secrets concealed by this enigmatic character—a quest that will lead them to unveil unanswered questions of their own past...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9788494228414 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, March 7, 2014, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: 'The Stein Report', set in the island of Majorca in the 1960s, kicks off with the arrival of a newcomer that throws things off balance.

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Product Description: Raphaël Jerusalmy’s debut novel takes the form of the journal of Otto J. Steiner, a former music critic of Jewish descent suffering from tuberculosis in a Salzburg sanatorium in 1939. Drained by his illness and isolated in the gloomy sanatorium, Steiner finds solace only in music...read more

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9781609451455 | Europa Editions Inc, November 5, 2013, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Raphaël Jerusalmy’s debut novel takes the form of the journal of Otto J.

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Product Description: It was a memorable summer: with the broken-down old road that suddenly turned into a strip of gleaming asphalt, and the abandoned motorbike the three boys found as a rusty heap and built into a racer. But it was also more than that, more than a distraction from the boredom of their small Tuscan town, than a few weeks of racing and dodging the attentions of the local Marshal...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781908968166 | Pushkin Pr Ltd, October 15, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: It was a memorable summer: with the broken-down old road that suddenly turned into a strip of gleaming asphalt, and the abandoned motorbike the three boys found as a rusty heap and built into a racer.

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Product Description: A stand-alone thriller from best-selling Italian crime writer Gianrico Carofiglio, whose work has been translated into twenty-four languages. Every Monday and Thursday, Roberto Marías crosses Rome on foot for his appointment with his psychiatrist...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9780847841257 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, September 17, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A stand-alone thriller from best-selling Italian crime writer Gianrico Carofiglio, whose work has been translated into twenty-four languages.

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9781609451271 | Reprint edition (Europa Editions Inc, May 7, 2013), cover price $15.00
9781933372174 | Europa Editions Inc, August 1, 2006, cover price $14.95

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