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9780811217606 | New Directions, February 17, 2015, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: A great writer suffering writer's block who visits Venice and is liberated and uplifted, then increasingly obsessed, by the sight of a stunningly beautiful youth. Though he never speaks to the boy, much less touches him, the writer finds himself drawn deep into ruinous inward passio...read more

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9780060576059 | Ecco Pr, June 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A new translation of the Nobel laureate's famous classic follows the story of successful aging writer Gustave von Aschenbach, whose search for spiritual fulfillment in Venice leads to erotic ruin when he becomes obsessed with an alluring Polish youth, Tadzio.

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9781492212133 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 21, 2013, cover price $10.00 | also contains Death in Venice | About this edition: A great writer suffering writer's block who visits Venice and is liberated and uplifted, then increasingly obsessed, by the sight of a stunningly beautiful youth.
9781453875261 | Reprint edition (Createspace Independent Pub, October 29, 2010), cover price $7.75 | also contains Death in Venice | About this edition: Thomas Mann (1875 - 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate, known for his series of highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas, noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual.

Miscellaneous:

9780061828171 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $9.99 | also contains Death in Venice

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9781442007994 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $21.95 | also contains Death In Venice | About this edition: Translated by Kenneth Burke, Introduction by Erich Heller

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Product Description: Translated by Kenneth Burke, Introduction by Erich Heller
By Michael Cunningham (introduced by)

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9780060576172 | Reprint edition (Perennial, June 1, 2005), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: A new translation of the Nobel laureate's famous classic follows the story of successful aging writer Gustave von Aschenbach, whose search for spiritual fulfillment in Venice leads to erotic ruin when he becomes obsessed with an alluring Polish youth, Tadzio.

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9781442007994 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $21.95 | also contains Death in Venice | About this edition: Translated by Kenneth Burke, Introduction by Erich Heller

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Product Description: Eosinophils were placed in a subordinate role in asthma pathogenesis after the suggestion that they nullified certain consequences of mast cell activation. These factors, reviewed in this book, brought them back into prominence. They include their ability to generate substantial amounts of peptidoleukotrienes and platelet-activating factor, the toxic nature of the constituents of eosinophil granules, and the finding that lymphokines control the proliferation, maturation, and activation of these cells...read more

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9780125064521, titled "Eosinophils in Asthma" | Academic Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $77.00 | also contains Eosinophils in Asthma | About this edition: Eosinophils were placed in a subordinate role in asthma pathogenesis after the suggestion that they nullified certain consequences of mast cell activation.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2007 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Biography, Autobiography & MemoirA powerful memoir of war, politics, literature, and family life by one of Europe's leading intellectuals.When George Konrad was a child of eleven, he, his sister, and two cousins managed to flee to Budapest from the Hungarian countryside the day before deportations swept through his home town...read more

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9781590511398 | Other Pr Llc, April 1, 2007, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2007 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Biography, Autobiography & MemoirA powerful memoir of war, politics, literature, and family life by one of Europe's leading intellectuals.

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Product Description: The international best-seller that makes mathematics a thrilling exploration.In twelve dreams, Robert, a boy who hates math, meets a Number Devil, who leads him to discover the amazing world of numbers: infinite numbers, prime numbers, Fibonacci numbers, numbers that magically appear in triangles, and numbers that expand without...read more
By Rotraut Susanne Berner (illustrator)

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9780805057706 | Metropolitan Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Annoyed with his math teacher who assigns word problems and won't let him use a calculator, twelve-year-old Robert finds help from the number devil in his dreams

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9781862078284 | New edition (Granta Books, January 2, 2006), cover price $15.00 | also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure, The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure | About this edition: Twelve-year old Robert hates his maths teacher, who sets his class boring problems.
9789990039634 | Henry Holt & Co, May 1, 2000, cover price $0.02 | also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure

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9780606253352, titled "Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure" | Demco Media, December 1, 2000, cover price $28.91 | also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure | About this edition: Annoyed with his math teacher who assigns word problems and won't let him use a calculator, twelve-year-old Robert finds help from the number devil in his dreams.

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9781435266124 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 25, 2008), cover price $28.00 | also contains The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure | About this edition: The international best-seller that makes mathematics a thrilling exploration.

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Product Description: A perceptive literary critic, a world-famous writer of witty and playful verses for children, a leading authority on children’s linguistic creativity, and a highly skilled translator, Kornei Chukovsky was a complete man of letters...read more

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9780300106114 | Yale Univ Pr, September 9, 2005, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: A perceptive literary critic, a world-famous writer of witty and playful verses for children, a leading authority on children’s linguistic creativity, and a highly skilled translator, Kornei Chukovsky was a complete man of letters.

Forced into exile by the breakup of Yugoslavia, Tanja Lucic seeks sanctuary in the Department of Slavonic Language at the University of Amsterdam, where she and her fellow displaced students struggle to confront memories of their homeland.

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9780060825843 | Ecco Pr, March 1, 2006, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Forced into exile by the breakup of Yugoslavia, Tanja Lucic seeks sanctuary in the Department of Slavonic Language at the University of Amsterdam, where she and her fellow displaced students struggle to confront memories of their homeland.

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9780060825850 | Reprint edition (Perennial, March 1, 2007), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Abandoned by her husband in Berlin after being forced into exile by the violent breakup of Yugoslavia, Tanja Lucic seeks sanctuary in the Department of Slavonic Language at the University of Amsterdam, where she and her fellow displaced students struggle to confront their traumatic memories of their homeland.
9780863560583 | Al Saqi, August 13, 2005, cover price $16.75 | About this edition: Tanja Lucic teaches at the University of Amsterdam and lives on the edge of the city's red light district.

Miscellaneous:

9780061986093 | Harpercollins, November 10, 2009, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: From the story of Steffie Cvek to "The Kharms Case," the pieces in Dubravka Ugresic's collection Lend Me Your Character are always smart and endlessly entertaining. The former story paints a picture of a harassed and vulnerable typist whose life is shaped entirely by cliches...read more

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9781564783752 | Italian edition edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, June 30, 2005), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: From the story of Steffie Cvek to "The Kharms Case," the pieces in Dubravka Ugresic's collection Lend Me Your Character are always smart and endlessly entertaining.
9781564783752 | Italian edition edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, June 30, 2005), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: From the story of Steffie Cvek to "The Kharms Case," the pieces in Dubravka Ugresic's collection Lend Me Your Character are always smart and endlessly entertaining.

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Includes such plays as 'The Seagull' and 'Three Sisters,' with universal themes of humor and the general lifelong struggles experienced by the middle class.

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9780375761348 | Modern Library, August 1, 2003, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Includes such plays as 'The Seagull' and 'Three Sisters,' with universal themes of humor and the general lifelong struggles experienced by the middle class.

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With the end of World War II, Blam is haunted by his recollections of the people who once lived among him in his community who are no longer alive and thinks of his own life and the many dreams he had that have been lost forever. Reprint.

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9780151002351 | Harcourt, November 1, 1998, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Blam is haunted by his recollections of the people who once lived among him in his community who are no longer alive and thinks of his own life and the many dreams he had that have been lost forever

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9780156008419 | Mariner Books, April 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: With the end of World War II, Blam is haunted by his recollections of the people who once lived among him in his community who are no longer alive and thinks of his own life and the many dreams he had that have been lost forever.

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Germany's most critically acclaimed writer presents his latest collection of stories--one for every year of this century, offering an interlocking history of murder, war, wondrous technological achievement, persecution, athletic prowess, scientific advancement, and megalomania. 25,000 first printing.

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9780151004966 | Houghton Mifflin, December 1, 1999, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: A collection of stories--one for every year of this century--offers an interlocking history of murder, war, wondrous technological achievement, persecution, athletic prowess, scientific advancement, and megalomania

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9780061011207, titled "Gun Play at Cross Creek" | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, April 1, 1996), cover price $2.50 | also contains Gun Play at Cross Creek, My Century | About this edition: Former gunslinger and town marshal, Brett Kincaid has a bullet with Morgan Atwater's name on it.

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Product Description: Predrag Matvejevic's writing glints and eddies as if subject to the same winds and currents that stir his Mediterranean. "Crickets often crop up in accounts of Mediterranean moods," we read. "The sound or possibly song of the cricket does not disturb insomnia—I know from experience—on summer nights when waking is easier than sleeping and the spirits keep watch and almost seem to merge over the Mediterranean...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520207387 | Univ of California Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Predrag Matvejevic's writing glints and eddies as if subject to the same winds and currents that stir his Mediterranean.

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Product Description: A Dostoevskian psychological novel of ideas, Novel with Cocaine explores the interaction between psychology, philosophy, and ideology in its frank portrayal of an adolescent's cocaine addiction. The story relates the formative experiences of Vadim at school and with women before he turns to drug abuse and the philosophical reflections to which it gives rise...read more

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9780810117099 | Northwestern Univ Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A Dostoevskian psychological novel of ideas, Novel with Cocaine explores the interaction between psychology, philosophy, and ideology in its frank portrayal of an adolescent's cocaine addiction.

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Product Description: Early Sorrows centers on Andreas Sam, a highly intelligent boy whose life at first seems secure. His mother and sister dote on him; he excels at school; when he is hired out as a cowherd to help with the family's finances, he reads the day away in the company of his best friend, the dog...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780811213905 | New Directions, October 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Early Sorrows centers on Andreas Sam, a highly intelligent boy whose life at first seems secure.

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Product Description: Winner, 1998 PEN Center USA West Award for Translation Josef Hirsal's experimental novel is a Dada-like romp through the life of a young man born into a Bohemian peasant family. Told in five parts, A Bohemian Youth begins with a word to the wise, moves on to the text, continues with notes and with notes to the note, and ends with a note on the notes to the notes...read more

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9780810115927 | Northwestern Univ Pr, December 29, 1997, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Winner, 1998 PEN Center USA West Award for Translation Josef Hirsal's experimental novel is a Dada-like romp through the life of a young man born into a Bohemian peasant family.

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Product Description: First published in 1973, this collection of Chekhov's correspondence is widely regarded as the best introduction to this great Russian writer. Weighted heavily toward the correspondence dealing with literary and intellectual matters, this extremely informative collection provides fascinating insight into Chekhov's development as a writer...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780810114609 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, January 1, 1997), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: First published in 1973, this collection of Chekhov's correspondence is widely regarded as the best introduction to this great Russian writer.

A grandiose old shoemaker tells his story to a circle of young women basking in the sun, a tale of amorous conquests and drunken misadventures

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9780151238101 | Harcourt, September 1, 1995, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A grandiose old shoemaker tells his story to a circle of young women basking in the sun, a tale of amorous conquests and drunken misadventures

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9780156002325 | Harcourt, September 1, 1995, cover price $10.01 | About this edition: A grandiose old shoemaker tells his story to a circle of young women basking in the sun, a tale of amorous conquests and drunken misadventures

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Product Description: Never have two such important world figures collaborated in a biography: Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850–1937), the original philosopher-president who founded Czechoslovakia in 1918, and Karel Capek (1890–1938), the leading Czech writer of the time...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780945774273 | Catbird Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Never have two such important world figures collaborated in a biography: Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850–1937), the original philosopher-president who founded Czechoslovakia in 1918, and Karel Capek (1890–1938), the leading Czech writer of the time.

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9780945774266 | Catbird Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Never have two such important world figures collaborated in a biography: Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850–1937), the original philosopher-president who founded Czechoslovakia in 1918, and Karel Capek (1890–1938), the leading Czech writer of the time.

Miscellaneous:

9781936053087 | Catbird Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: 'A superb, haunting, clotted mad masterpiece.'- John Banville, The Observer This unique cultural history attempts to go beyond the tourist clich of Prague as the 'golden city' to bring out all the mystery, ambiguity, gloom, lethargy and hidden fascination of the city on the Vltava...read more

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9780333569047 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 18, 1994, cover price $229.00 | About this edition: 'A superb, haunting, clotted mad masterpiece.
9780520073524 | Univ of California Pr, December 1, 1993, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Offers detailed information on transportation, accommodations, eating, shopping, and entertainment, with cultural anecdotes and historical facts

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9781349127993 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 14, 2014, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: 'A superb, haunting, clotted mad masterpiece.

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Written in 1929, this epic follows two Serbian brothers--one a military officer, the other a merchant--during the late-eighteenth-century, when they dreamt of the rebirth of their nation and faced the sorrow of war.

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9780151595563 | Reprint edition (Harcourt, May 1, 1994), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Eighteenth century Serbs flee the tyranny of the Ottoman Empire as two brothers, a soldier and a merchant, and a woman, who is wife to one and mistress to the other, face the displacement and sorrows of war

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Product Description: Ironic, playful, and multilayered, winner of three major prizes for the best Yugoslav novel of 1988, this beguiling novel-about-a-novel is set at an international literary conference in Zagreb. It begins with the death of an anti-Franco poet who slips into the pool of the intercontinental Hotel and continues with a rapid and entertaining chain of events involving espionage, sexual intrigue, murder, and a good deal of one-upmanship among the assembled academics...read more

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9780810110991 | Northwestern Univ Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Ironic, playful, and multilayered, winner of three major prizes for the best Yugoslav novel of 1988, this beguiling novel-about-a-novel is set at an international literary conference in Zagreb.

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Product Description: This is the first American publication of three works by one of Eastern Europe's most original and inventive writers. Dubravka Ugresic's In the Jaws of Life and Other Stories collects two short novels and a group of short stories grounded in fact and informed by fancy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780810111004 | Northwestern Univ Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: This is the first American publication of three works by one of Eastern Europe's most original and inventive writers.

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