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A Brief History of Time Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553380163
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Published: Bantam - September 1st, 1998

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Monday Starts on Saturday Cover Image
By Boris Strugatsky, Arkady Strugatsky, Andrew Bromfield (Translated by), Adam Roberts (Foreword by), Boris Strugatsky (Afterword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781613739235
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Published: Chicago Review Press - October 1st, 2017

Sasha, a young computer programmer from Leningrad, is driving through the forests of Northwest Russia to meet up with some friends for a nature vacation. He picks up a couple of local hitchhikers, who persuade him to come work with them at the National Institute for the Technology of Witchcraft and Thaumaturgy, or NITWiT.


The Idiot Cover Image
By Fyodor Dostoyevsky, David McDuff (Translated by), William Mills Todd (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780140447927
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Published: Penguin Classics - August 31st, 2004

The most autobiographical novel by the author of Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov—and the namesake of Elif Batuman’s debut novel, The Idiot
 


The Epic of Gilgamesh Cover Image
By Andrew George (Translated by), Andrew George (Introduction by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780140449198
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Published: Penguin Classics - April 29th, 2003

Andrew George's "masterly new translation" (The Times) of the world's first truly great work of literature

A Penguin Classic


Fathers and Sons (Modern Library Classics) Cover Image
By Ivan Turgenev, Ann Pasternak Slater (Introduction by), Constance Garnett (Translated by), Elizabeth Cheresh Allen (Revised by)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780375758393
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Published: Modern Library - November 13th, 2001

When Fathers and Sons was first published in Russia, in 1862, it was met with a blaze of controversy about where Turgenev stood in relation to his account of generational misunderstanding.


Heart of a Dog Cover Image
By Mikhail Bulgakov, Mirra Ginsburg (Translator)
$14.00
ISBN: 9780802150592
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Published: Grove Press - January 21st, 1994

I first read Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita on a balcony of the Hotel Metropole in Saigon on three summer evenings in 1971. The tropical air was heavy and full of the smells of cordite and motorcycle exhaust and rotting fish and wood-fire stoves, and the horizon flared ambiguously, perhaps from heat lightning, perhaps from bombs.


A Sportsman's Notebook: Stories (Art of the Story) Cover Image
By Ivan Turgenev, Daniyal Mueenuddin (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062968470
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Published: Ecco - January 7th, 2020

Twenty-five beautifully written stories, penned in exile, evocatively depicting life on a manor in feudal Russia and examining the conflicts between serfs and landlords

A Sportsman’s Notebook, Ivan Turgenev’s first literary masterpiece, is a sweeping portrayal of the magnificent nineteenth–century Russian countryside and the harsh lives of th


Hadji Murat (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
By Leo Tolstoy, Richard Pevear (Translated by), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translated by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780307951342
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Published: Vintage - October 2nd, 2012

Tolstoy’s final work—a gripping novella about the struggle between the Muslim Chechens and their inept occupiers—is a powerful moral fable for our time.


Old Man and the Sea Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780684801223
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Published: Scribner - May 5th, 1995

Told in language of great simplicity and power, this story of courage and personal triumph remains one of Ernest Hemingway’s most enduring works.

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway’s most enduring works.


Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616201647
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 15th, 2012

The classic novel that inspired the beloved Tim Burton film and the Broadway musical.

In his prime, Edward Bloom was an extraordinary man. He could outrun anybody. He never missed a day of school. He saved lives and tamed giants. Animals loved him, people loved him, women loved him. He knew more jokes than any man alive.


The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780770436452
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Published: Hogarth - July 19th, 2016

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena—dazzling, poignant, and lyrical interwoven stories about family, sacrifice, the legacy of war, and the redemptive power of art.


My First Bilingual Book–Opposites (English–Russian) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781840597424
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Published: Milet Publishing - May 14th, 2012

Guaranteed to enrich a toddler’s vocabulary, this simple and fun series of bilingual board books is ideal for helping children discover a foreign language. Highlighting more complex concepts that go beyond colors and numbers, titles in the series feature jobs, music, opposites, and sports.


 
 
 

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