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By David Bellos (trans), Harry Mathews (editor), Georges Perec and Jacques Roubaud (editor)

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9781567925456 | Verba Mundi Books, September 8, 2015, cover price $16.95 | also contains 53 Days

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Product Description: When a woman falls into a coma, her daughter accompanies her through six weeks of agony, bearing witness to the prolonged death imposed upon her by the monstrous machine of modern medicine. During this final voyage through the fog, the narrator attempts to reconstruct the portrait of a woman who she deeply loved...read more
By Harry Mathews (trans)

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9781564787958 | Dalkey Archive Pr, January 3, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: When a woman falls into a coma, her daughter accompanies her through six weeks of agony, bearing witness to the prolonged death imposed upon her by the monstrous machine of modern medicine.

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Product Description: It is 1936, and Albert B. is one of the first French citizens to join the Fascist party. During the war, he becomes a collaborator. It's only a matter of time before he dons a German uniform himself. Taking place in the limbo between the moment of Albert's initial "fall" and his inevitable capture, following the Allied invasion of Mainau, "The Laurels of Lake Constance" is the story not only of Albert himself, but of his daughter, who must endure the paradox of loving a man whose beliefs and allegiances are nothing short of catastrophic...read more
By Harry Mathews (trans)

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9781564787231 | Rev tra edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, July 19, 2012), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: It is 1936, and Albert B.

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Product Description: Poetry. In Harry Mathews's first collection of poetry in nearly 20 years, a legend of the American avant-garde unveils compelling anomalies including the prose sestina, didactic gastronomy, and a haiku sequence--a diary of discrete (if not so discreet) late-night improvisations on the familiar Japanese three-line form...read more

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9780984331239 | Small Pr Distribution, October 19, 2010, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Looks at one hundred of New York's offbeat shops and shop windows. This work features various businesses ranging from such Manhattan mainstays as Macy's and Katz's Delicatessen to the idiosyncratic, including the 99' store on East 14th Street, or Dr Rico Perez's drugstore in the Bronx.

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9780500513392 | Thames & Hudson, April 1, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A lavishly illustrated tour of one hundred New York shop windows and interiors showcases various design techniques, from collapsing heaps of merchandise to geometrically arranged patterns of everyday goods, in a volume that pairs each photograph with business cards and store locations.

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Product Description: "It's outrageous that an educated man and a gifted writer like Mr. Mathews could make such a public confession of such shameful activities." Q. Kuhlmann, author of The Eye of Anguish: Subversive Activity in the German Democratic Republic

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9781564783929 | Dalkey Archive Pr, May 1, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "It's outrageous that an educated man and a gifted writer like Mr.

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Product Description: A companion to The Human Country: New and collected Stories, this volume collects all of Harry Mathews's non-fiction, including an astonishing range of essays which discuss everything from complex literary and musical forms to the works of Lewis Carroll, Raymond Roussel, Italo Calvino, Joseph McElroy, George Perec and the OuLiPo...read more

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9781564782885 | Dalkey Archive Pr, March 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A companion to The Human Country: New and collected Stories, this volume collects all of Harry Mathews's non-fiction, including an astonishing range of essays which discuss everything from complex literary and musical forms to the works of Lewis Carroll, Raymond Roussel, Italo Calvino, Joseph McElroy, George Perec and the OuLiPo.

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Product Description: Available For The First Time In One Volume, The Very Best Of Mathews's Short Fiction; This expertly designed original paperback presents a comprehensive collection of internationally renowned poet and novelist Harry Mathews' short prose...read more

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9781564783219 | 1 edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, September 1, 2002), cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Available For The First Time In One Volume, The Very Best Of Mathews's Short Fiction; This expertly designed original paperback presents a comprehensive collection of internationally renowned poet and novelist Harry Mathews' short prose.

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Troppmann wanders erotically through the politically troubled Europe of the 1930s (view table of contents)

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9780714528502 | Reissue edition (Marion Boyars, September 1, 1988), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Troppmann wanders erotically through the politically troubled Europe of the 1930s

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Product Description: Poetry/Prose. Translated from the German by Harry Mathews, Christopher Middleton, and Rosmarie Waldrop. "An Oskar-Pastior-poem is like life. As soon as you think you've got hold of it, it has already moved you ahead by the fraction of a hair"-Klaus Hensel...read more

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9781886224445 | Burning Deck Books, December 1, 2001, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Poetry/Prose.

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Product Description: Composed of a series of letters between a husband and wife, ?"The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium"?is a brilliant comedy about love and longing, dashed hopes and frustrations, and trying to make connections. Newly wedded Zachary McCaltex (a librarian in Miami) and Twang Panattapam (originally from the Southeast-Asian country of Pan-Nam, but residing in Italy) try to trace the whereabouts of a treasure supposedly lost off the coast of Florida in the sixteenth century, while navigating a relationship separated by an ocean as well as their different cultures...read more

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9780856355721 | Reissue edition (Carcanet Pr, April 1, 1985), cover price $11.25 | About this edition: Composed of a series of letters between a husband and wife, ?

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9781564782076 | Dalkey Archive Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Composed of a series of letters between a husband and wife, ?
9780856356025 | Carcanet Pr, April 1, 1985, cover price $5.00 | About this edition: Composed of a series of letters between a husband and wife, ?

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Product Description: The subject of this unique book of short fiction is masturbation, a practice both universal and virtually taboo. In sixty-one vignettes, Mathews records the imaginative varieties of this solitary activity in prose that is playful, intimate, urgent, quirky, and humane.
By Francesco Clemente (illustrator) and Harry Mathews

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9781564780249 | Dalkey Archive Pr, May 1, 1993, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The subject of this unique book of short fiction is masturbation, a practice both universal and virtually taboo.

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Product Description: This selection of Harry Mathews’s longer prose writings attests his innovative genius in sevenradically differing works: Country Cooking in Central France is perhaps the longest, most demanding and surely the most extravagant recipe ever concocted...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781900565059 | Atlas Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This selection of Harry Mathews’s longer prose writings attests his innovative genius in sevenradically differing works: Country Cooking in Central France is perhaps the longest, most demanding and surely the most extravagant recipe ever concocted.

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Product Description: Anthology of prose, poetry and literary critcism. "OULIPO COMPENDIUM is a late 20th-century kabala, a labyrinth of literary secrets that will lure the uninitiated into rethinking everything they know about books and writing. The editors have done an astounding job putting together this nutty, one-of-a-kind book...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Alastair Brotchie (editor) and Harry Mathews (editor)

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9780947757960 | Atlas Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Anthology of prose, poetry and literary critcism.

A contemporary novel, set in and around New York, about human relationships, love, perception, and misperception

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9780020139713 | Macmillan Pub Co, October 1, 1988, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A contemporary novel, set in and around New York, about human relationships, love, perception, and misperception

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Product Description: This novel begins in a Russian prison camp at a baseball game featuring the defective Baptists versus the Fideists. There is a plot (of sorts), one of revenge surrounding a doctor who, in removing a bone spur from our narrator, manages to amputate a ring and index finger, a significant surgical error considering that the narrator is, or was, a violinist...read more

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9781564781949 | Reprint edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, October 1, 1998), cover price $12.50 | About this edition: This novel begins in a Russian prison camp at a baseball game featuring the defective Baptists versus the Fideists.

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The narrator relates the bizarre tale of his escape from Jacksongrad, a prison camp in Siberia, and his subsequent journey through Asia to Italy, Bombay, Morocco and France

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9780856357657 | Carcanet Pr, October 1, 1987, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: The narrator relates the bizarre tale of his escape from Jacksongrad, a prison camp in Siberia, and his subsequent journey through Asia to Italy, Bombay, Morocco and France

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9781564782038 | Reprint edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, October 1, 1998), cover price $13.95

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The narrator's desire to record all of his experiences gradually becomes an obsession that overwhelms his real life and generates distrust of all those around him

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9781567920079 | David R Godine Pub, September 1, 1994, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The narrator's desire to record all of his experiences gradually becomes an obsession that overwhelms his real life and generates distrust of all those around him

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9781564781659 | Dalkey Archive Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: At a dinner party hosted by a wealthy New Yorker, a guest receives a gold adze, the coveted prize in a worm race. When the man dies the next day, he bequeaths, according to a stipulation in his will, the bulk of his fortune to the adze's possessor, provided he answer three mysterious questions relating to the artifact's history...read more

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9781564781666 | Subsequent edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, October 1, 1997), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: At a dinner party hosted by a wealthy New Yorker, a guest receives a gold adze, the coveted prize in a worm race.
9780856357664 | Scholarly Book Services, October 1, 1987, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Grent Wayl, a wealthy eccentric, invites the narrator to compete against Wayl's niece and nephew, the winner to receive a ceremonial adze

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9781564781680 | 2 edition (Dalkey Archive Pr, October 1, 1997), cover price $10.95
9780916583415 | Dalkey Archive Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $8.95

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Product Description: Book by Mathews, Harry
By Alex Katz (illustrator) and Harry Mathews

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9781557132345 | Reprint edition (Sun & Moon Pr, March 1, 1996), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Book by Mathews, Harry
9780915990092 | Z Pr, January 1, 1978, cover price $5.00 | About this edition: Book by Mathews, Harry

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Product Description: The Oulipo was founded in 1960 by a group of leading French writers and mathematicians, it still meets regularly some thirty five years later, making it one of the longest lived and productive literary groupings ever.The Oulipo's original aim was to inquire into the possibilities of combining literature and mathematics, but this field of study was soon expanded to include all writing using self-imposed restrictive systems...read more

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9780947757892 | Small Pr Distribution, February 1, 1996, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The Oulipo was founded in 1960 by a group of leading French writers and mathematicians, it still meets regularly some thirty five years later, making it one of the longest lived and productive literary groupings ever.

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9780932499431 | Lapis Pr, September 1, 1991, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: book

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