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By Brian Evenson (introduced by)

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9781940436302 | Reprint edition (Pharos Editions, September 13, 2016), cover price $18.00

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Product Description: Proustiennes follows Erik Satie's Gnossiennes—brief, deft explorations of a theme. Jean Frémon traces Marcel Proust's influence through hawthorns, soirées, and clairvoyance to attitudes on closure, bringing the fin-de-siècle world of Paris's belle époque into conversation with today...read more
By Brian Evenson (trans)

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9780986437380 | Italian edition edition (Consortium Book Sales & Dist, June 14, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Proustiennes follows Erik Satie's Gnossiennes—brief, deft explorations of a theme.
9781934200339 | LA Pr, April 1, 2010, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Meditations wandering the edges of Marcel Proust's work.

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Product Description: A stuffed bear’s heart beats with the rhythm of a dead baby, Reno keeps receding to the east no matter how far you drive, and in a mine on another planet, the dust won’t stop seeping in. In these stories, Evenson unsettles us with the everyday and the extraordinary—the terror of living with the knowledge of all we cannot know...read more

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9781566894135 | Coffee House Pr, February 9, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A stuffed bear’s heart beats with the rhythm of a dead baby, Reno keeps receding to the east no matter how far you drive, and in a mine on another planet, the dust won’t stop seeping in.

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Product Description: "There is not a more intense, prolific, or apocalyptic writer of fiction in America than Brian Evenson."—George Saunders"A contemporary gothic tale about the apocalyptic connection between religion and violence."—Publishers Weekly When Rudd, a troubled teenager, embarks on a school research project, he runs across the secret Mormon ritual of blood sacrifice, and its role in a 1902 murder committed by the grandson of Brigham Young...read more

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9781566894173 | Coffee House Pr, February 9, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "There is not a more intense, prolific, or apocalyptic writer of fiction in America than Brian Evenson.
9781566891882 | Coffee House Pr, October 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When disturbed Utah teenager Rudd Theurer discovers that he has a half-brother in Provo, he sets out to meet him and finds they are both interested in 'blood atonement,' an arcane concept of the early Mormon church.

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Product Description: Thomas Bernhard is “one of the masters of contemporary European fiction” (George Steiner); “one of the century’s most gifted writers” (Newsday); “a virtuoso of rancor and rage” (Bookforum). And although he is favorably compared with Franz Kafka, Samuel Beckett, and Robert Musil, it is only in recent years that he has gained a devoted cult following in America...read more
By Thomas Bernhard, Brian Evenson (foreword by) and Kenneth J. Northcott (trans)

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9780226311043 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 15, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Thomas Bernhard is “one of the masters of contemporary European fiction” (George Steiner); “one of the century’s most gifted writers” (Newsday); “a virtuoso of rancor and rage” (Bookforum).
9780440184959, titled "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, April 1, 1982), cover price $3.50 | also contains The Taking of Pelham One Two Three | About this edition: “You will all remain seated.

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9781941250075 | Uncivilized Books, June 14, 2016, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Praise for Incidents in the Night Book 1:finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Graphic Novel category):"One of 10 Best Comics and Graphic Novels of the year."—Time"A treat for sophisticated adult story omnivores with a taste for bizarre mysteries...read more
By Brian Evenson (trans)

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9780988901483 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, May 19, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Praise for Incidents in the Night Book 1:finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Graphic Novel category):"One of 10 Best Comics and Graphic Novels of the year.

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9780321048509, titled "Retracing the Past: Readings in the History of the American People Since 1865" | 4th edition (Longman Pub Group, July 1, 1999), cover price $42.67 | also contains Retracing the Past: Readings in the History of the American People Since 1865 | About this edition: About the author: about the author: gary b.

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Product Description: Brian Evenson delves deeply into the pages of Chester Brown’s (Louis Riel, Paying for It) seminal comic-book Yummy Fur, from its beginnings as a mini comic to its afterlife in the graphic novels it spawned. Brian's comics archaeology excavates the discarded fragments of Brown's masterpiece Ed The Happy Clown, examines the never re-printed adaptions of the Gospels, considers the juxtaposition of religion and absurdism, and meditates on the pleasures of reading serialized pamphlet comic books...read more

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9780984681495 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, May 20, 2014, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Brian Evenson delves deeply into the pages of Chester Brown’s (Louis Riel, Paying for It) seminal comic-book Yummy Fur, from its beginnings as a mini comic to its afterlife in the graphic novels it spawned.

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Product Description: When you open your eyes things already seem to be happening without you. You don't know who you are and you don't remember where you've been. You know the world has changed, that a catastrophe has destroyed what used to exist before, but you can't remember exactly what did exist before...read more

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9780765330963 | Tor Books, April 10, 2012, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: When you open your eyes things already seem to be happening without you.

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9780765330970 | Reprint edition (Tor Books, April 9, 2013), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: When you open your eyes things already seem to be happening without you.

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By Brian Evenson (trans)

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9780984681440 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, July 30, 2013, cover price $19.95

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9781616891077 | Reprint edition (Princeton Architectural Pr, November 28, 2012), cover price $21.95

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Product Description: Donogoo-Tonka or The Miracles of Science: A Cinematographic Tale is a mock film scenario written by the French novelist Jules Romains. It was first published in book form in 1920, and has never been translated into English. The satirical plot concerns a famous geographer whose academic career is about to be derailed by the revelation that he has invented a city in South America...read more
By Brian Evenson (trans), Joan Ockman (other contributor) and Jules Romains

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9781568987804 | Princeton Architectural Pr, February 4, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Donogoo-Tonka or The Miracles of Science: A Cinematographic Tale is a mock film scenario written by the French novelist Jules Romains.

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Product Description: "Brian Evenson is one of the treasures of American story writing, a true successor both to the generation of Coover, Barthelme, Hawkes and Co., but also to Edgar Allan Poe." —Jonathan LethemA woman falling out of sync with the world; a king's servant hypnotized by his murderous horse; a transplanted ear with a mind of its own—the characters in these stories live as interlopers in a world shaped by mysterious disappearances and unfathomable discrepancies between the real and imagined...read more

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9781566892988 | Coffee House Pr, April 30, 2012, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: "Brian Evenson is one of the treasures of American story writing, a true successor both to the generation of Coover, Barthelme, Hawkes and Co.

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Product Description: Fiction. CONTAGION AND OTHER STORIES is one of Brian Evenson's most sought after and lauded collections of fiction. It has been out of print for nearly a decade. With short stories like the O. Henry Award-winning "Two Brothers," Evenson takes his readers into a world that is at once apocalyptic, dark, observant, and grotesque without ever dipping into static genre conventions...read more

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9780982225240 | Small Pr Distribution, September 11, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Fiction.
9781877655340 | Wordcraft of Oregon, July 1, 2000, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Mapping a literary space uniquely his own, Evenson's CONTAGION AND OTHER STORIES pursues to a new level the crepescular and delirious exploration begun in his acclaimed and controversial ALTMANN'S TONGUE.

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Product Description: Still reeling from a brutal dismemberment, detective Kline is forcibly recruited to solve a murder inside a religious cult that takes literally the New Testament idea that you should cut off your hand if it offends you. Armed only with his gun, his wits, and a gift for self-preservation, Kline must navigate a gauntlet of lies, threats, and misinformation...read more
By Brian Evenson and Chris Patton (narrator)

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9781441870704 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, September 20, 2010), cover price $64.97 | About this edition: Still reeling from a brutal dismemberment, detective Kline is forcibly recruited to solve a murder inside a religious cult that takes literally the New Testament idea that you should cut off your hand if it offends you.

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Product Description: Still reeling from a brutal dismemberment, detective Kline is forcibly recruited to solve a murder inside a religious cult that takes literally the New Testament idea that you should cut off your hand if it offends you. Armed only with his gun, his wits, and a gift for self-preservation, Kline must navigate a gauntlet of lies, threats, and misinformation...read more
By Brian Evenson, Chris Patton (narrator) and Peter Straub (contributor)

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9781441870728 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, September 20, 2010), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: Still reeling from a brutal dismemberment, detective Kline is forcibly recruited to solve a murder inside a religious cult that takes literally the New Testament idea that you should cut off your hand if it offends you.

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Product Description: "The deceptively simple prose keeps the book brisk and even gripping as its puzzles grow more craggy and complex. This is Evenson's singular, Poe-like gift: He writes with intelligence and a steady hand, even when his characters decide to lop their own limbs off...read more
By Brian Evenson and Chris Patton (narrator)

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9781441870698 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, September 20, 2010), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: "The deceptively simple prose keeps the book brisk and even gripping as its puzzles grow more craggy and complex.
9781441870711 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, September 20, 2010), cover price $19.99

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Product Description: The first novel in the multi-million dollar video game franchise Dead SpaceWhen geophysicist Michael Altman hears of the mysterious signal emitted from deep within the Chicxulub crater, he can not resist the lure of an undiscovered artifact...read more

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9780765325037, titled "Dead Space: Martyr" | 1 edition (Tor Books, July 20, 2010), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The first novel in the multi-million dollar video game franchise Dead SpaceWhen geophysicist Michael Altman hears of the mysterious signal emitted from deep within the Chicxulub crater, he can not resist the lure of an undiscovered artifact.

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Product Description: “Annie Ernaux’s work,” wrote Richard Bernstein in the New York Times, “represents a severely pared-down Proustianism, a testament to the persistent, haunting and melancholy quality of memory.” In the New York Times Book Review, Kathryn Harrison concurred: “Keen language and unwavering focus allow her to penetrate deep, to reveal pulses of love, desire, remorse...read more
By Brian Evenson (foreword by)

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9780803210776 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, March 1, 2010, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: “Annie Ernaux’s work,” wrote Richard Bernstein in the New York Times, “represents a severely pared-down Proustianism, a testament to the persistent, haunting and melancholy quality of memory.

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9780803228153 | Bison Books, March 1, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: “Annie Ernaux’s work,” wrote Richard Bernstein in the New York Times, “represents a severely pared-down Proustianism, a testament to the persistent, haunting and melancholy quality of memory.

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Product Description: In eight illustrated books, elegantly held together in a single beribboned case, McSweeney’s 28 explores the state of the fable—those astute and irreducible allegories one doesn’t see so much anymore in our strange new age, when everyone is wild for the latest parable or apologue but can’t find time for anything else...read more

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9781934781074 | Box edition (McSweeneys Books, August 1, 2008), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In eight illustrated books, elegantly held together in a single beribboned case, McSweeney’s 28 explores the state of the fable—those astute and irreducible allegories one doesn’t see so much anymore in our strange new age, when everyone is wild for the latest parable or apologue but can’t find time for anything else.

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Product Description: A beautifully surreal masquerade. World Fantasy Award Winning editor Forrest Aguirre brings you fantastical fiction from the most imaginative minds of our time. Contributors to this hallucinogenic spectacle include Brian Evenson, recipient of an O...read more

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9781933293394 | Raw Dog Screaming Pr, July 30, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A beautifully surreal masquerade.

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Product Description: Magazine. Essays. Fiction. Poetry. Edited by Bradford Morrow. Published in the Spring and Fall of each year by Bard College. The forty-eighth issue of CONJUNCTIONS celebrates that yearning which bends the soul out of its original shape-desire-in all its forms, all its hostile and gentle multiplicities...read more

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9780941964647 | Bard College Center, July 1, 2007, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Magazine.

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Product Description: A beautifully surreal masquerade. World Fantasy Award Winning editor Forrest Aguirre brings you fantastical fiction from the most imaginative minds of our time. Contributors to this hallucinogenic spectacle include Brian Evenson, recipient of an O...read more
By Forrest Aguirre (editor), Rikki Ducornet (contributor) and Brian Evenson (contributor)

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9781933293202 | Raw Dog Screaming Pr, March 30, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A beautifully surreal masquerade.

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Product Description: The Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921–90) was one of the most important literary figures of the second half of the twentieth century. During the years of the cold war, arguably only Beckett, Camus, Sartre, and Brecht rivaled him as a presence in European letters...read more
By Joel Agee (trans), Friedrich Durrenmatt, Brian Evenson (introduced by) and Kenneth J. Northcott (editor)

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9780226174327 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2006, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: The Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921–90) was one of the most important literary figures of the second half of the twentieth century.

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Convinced that he is the illegitimate grandchild of Harry Houdini, unemployed electric chair executioner Howard Hordinary is tormented by multiple perversities throughout his attempt to restore his status, an endeavor marked by carnies, scientists, and his would-be progenitor's obsessive life. Original.

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9781933368238 | Soft Skull Pr, August 30, 2006, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Convinced that he is the illegitimate grandchild of Harry Houdini, unemployed electric chair executioner Howard Hordinary is tormented by multiple perversities throughout his attempt to restore his status, an endeavor marked by carnies, scientists, and his would-be progenitor's obsessive life.

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