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Killing the Serpent

Akunin, Boris

Teethmarks on My Tongue

Battersby, Eileen
This most unusual coming-of-age novel with its impressive characterization, humor and vivid sense of place takes its clever, if barely street-wise and increasingly obsessive, teenaged narrator on a physical as well as psychological journey towards an astute, hard fought, and deserved, maturity.

Eros the Bittersweet

Carson, Anne
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeA book about romantic love, Eros the Bittersweet is Anne Carson's exploration of the concept of "eros" in both classical philosophy and literature.

Bern Book: A Record of a Voyage of the Mind

Carter, Vincent O.
The Bern Book is a travelogue, a memoir, a "diary of an isolated soul" (Darryl Pinckney), and a meditation on the myth and reality of race in midcentury Europe and America.

The Secret Crypt

Elizondo, Salvador
Originally published in 1968, The Secret Crypt is something of a cult classic in Mexican literature.


Fosse, Jon
Trilogy is Jon Fosse's critically acclaimed, luminous love story about Asle and Alida, two lovers trying to find their place in this world.

Poor Things

Gray, Alasdair

Langrishe, Go Down

Higgins, Aidan
An eminently poetic book, Langrishe, Go Down (Higgins's first novel) traces the fall of the Langrishes-a once wealthy, highly respected Irish family-through the lives of their four daughters, especially the youngest, Imogen, whose love affair with a self-centered German scholar resonates throughout the book.

March Hares (Irish Literature)

Higgins, Aidan
March Hares collects thirty years of Aidan Higgins's essays, papers, and diaries, offering reflections on modern literature, modern readers, and Higgins's own experience of the literary life in the twentieth century.

Lions of Grunewald

Higgins, Aidan

Dogs Of Inishere

Hopkin, Alannah
The Dogs of Inishere collects stories from across Alannah Hop- kin's thirty-year career as a fiction and travel writer. The stories presented here move from adolescence to middle age, sensitive always to the particular social, emotional, and intellectual challenges of the different phases of a life.

And Love Itself

Jancar, Drago
The latest novel by likely the greatest living Slovenian writer