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Blowout Sale! Up to 52% off on Humor & Satire at Translate This Website. Top brands include Brand: Waveland Press, Inc., Europa Editions, Open Talon Press, Penguin Group USA, Learning Links, Pushkin Press, Brand: Overlook Hardcover, Penguin Books, Charles E. Pearson, W W Norton Company, Seven Stories Press, Library of America, Arcade Publishing, Fredrik Backman, imusti, Pizishkzad, Iraj/ Davis, Dick/ Nafisi, Azar (INT), Brand: iUniverse, Thorndike Press Large Print, Oxford University Press, & Diderot, Denis. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades, Annotated Critical Edition (English and Spanish Edition)
By Brand: Waveland Press, Inc.
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ean: 9781478605713, isbn: 1478605715,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades is considered the world's first picaresque novel and its prototype. Published in 1554 concurrently in Spain and Antwerp by an unknown author, the book tells the story of Lazarillo, an orphaned boy who becomes an apprentice to a series of masters, each of whom train him in the ways of the world. As the adult narrator, Lázaro explains how through cunning, deception, and wit, he has been able to overcome his ignoble birth to ascend

Seven Lives and One Great Love: Memoirs of a Cat
By Europa Editions
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ean: 9781609451974, isbn: 160945197X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Anyone who has ever lived with cats knows how cunning, tender, smart, ferocious, underhanded, ingenious, foolish, and completely adorable they can be. These words describe Sugar Zach to a T.This is the epic story of the love between Sugar Zach–in his seventh life, a keenly intelligent and observant cat–and The Damsel–a writer with a frenetic, dispersive lifestyle and an apparent abhorrence of things feline. Sugar's powers of observation and analysis are unparalleled and after six lives

Grammar Nazis are Not Always Rite, Right, Write: Based on a creative writing course that repudiates most of what is considered proper for writing fiction
By Open Talon Press
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ean: 9780997909616, isbn: 0997909617,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
THE MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW:  ''The Midwest Book Review has previously given positive reviews on several of author Robert Swisher's novels. Impressively informative, thoroughly entertaining, exceptionally well written, organized and presented, ''Grammar Nazis Are Not Always Rite, Right, Write'' will prove to have an exceptional practicality and enduring value for beginning and established authors.''SYNOPSIS: The book is based on a creative writing course I taught at a small university in the

Love in Lowercase: A Novel
By Penguin Group USA
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ean: 9780143128212, isbn: 0143128213,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
A feel-good novel for fans of A Man Called Ove and The Rosie Project, about an eccentric, language-loving bachelor and the cat that opens his eyes to life’s little pleasuresThe Silver Linings Playbook author Matthew Quick:“A delightfully absurd, life-affirming celebration. I literally stood up and cheered as I read the last page.” When Samuel, a lonely linguistics lecturer, wakes up on New Year’s Day, he is convinced that the year ahead will bring nothing more than passive verbs and

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Novel-Ties Study Guide
By Learning Links
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ean: 9780881220476, isbn: 0881220477,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Use Novel-Ties ® study guides as your total guided reading program. Reproducible pages in chapter-by-chapter format provide you with the right questions to ask, the important issues to discuss, and the organizational aids that help students get the most out of each book they read..

Ms Ice Sandwich (Japanese Novellas)
By Pushkin Press
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ean: 9781782273301, isbn: 1782273301,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 259 reviews
A quixotic and funny tale about first love - from the Akutagawa Prize-winning author.A boy is obsessed with a woman who sells sandwiches. He goes to the supermarket almost every day, just so he can look at her face. She is beautiful to him, and he calls her ''Ms Ice Sandwich'', and endlessly draws her portrait.But the boy's friend hears about this hesitant adoration, and suddenly everything changes. His visits to Ms Ice Sandwich stop, and with them the last hopes of his childhood.A moving and

Rumo: And His Miraculous Adventures
By Brand: Overlook Hardcover
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mpn: 9781585677252, ean: 9781585677252, isbn: 1585677256,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 274 reviews
From the author of the cult classic The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear comes another fantastical journey into Zamonia. This captivating story from the unique imagination of Moers is astonishingly inventive, amusing, and engrossing.Used Book in Good Condition.

100 Days of Happiness: A Novel
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143108504, isbn: 0143108506,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 202 reviews
“Funny, moving. . . I defy anyone to finish this story without tears in their eyes.” —Graeme Simsion, bestselling author of The Rosie ProjectWhat would you do if you knew you only had 100 days left to live? For Lucio Battistini, it’s a chance to spend the rest of his life the way he always should have—by making every moment count.Imperfect, unfaithful, but loveable Lucio has been thrown out of the house by his wife and is sleeping at his father-in-law’s bombolini bakery when he

By Charles E. Pearson
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780997299304, isbn: 0997299304,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 220 reviews
THE MARIANATED NOTTINGHAM . . . because it’s about time someone told the truth about Robin Hood. I mean, think about it. Here’s this poor sheriff trying to start the world’s first national park to protect the declining deer population, and redneck Robin Hood hunts. And don’t even get me started on Richard. First he’s in France killing his father to take the throne, then he’s gallivanting off on crusades, then getting kidnapped by Germans, then back to France again. No wonder the

By W W Norton Company
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ean: 9780393338416, isbn: 039333841X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 277 reviews
The long-awaited translation of the novel behind the cult classic Japanese movie.In this gloriously over-the-top tale, Aoyama, a widower who has lived alone with his son ever since his wife died seven years before, finally decides it is time to remarry. Since Aoyama is a bit rusty when it comes to dating, a filmmaker friend proposes that, in order to attract the perfect wife, they do a casting call for a movie they don’t intend to produce. As the résumés pile up, only one of the applicants

LoveStar: A Novel
By Seven Stories Press
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ean: 9781609804268, isbn: 1609804260,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 160 reviews
2013 Philip K. Dick Award Special Citation of Excellence''Orwell, Vonnegut, and Douglas Adams are felt on every page, though Magnason is never derivative. His satire and insightful social commentary sweeten the pot and the sheer wackiness of Magnason’s oversized imagination is invigorating.''—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewLoveStar, the enigmatic and obsessively driven founder of the LoveStar corporation, has unlocked the key to transmitting data via birdwaves, thus freeing mankind

Ambrose Bierce: The Devil's Dictionary, Tales, & Memoirs (LOA #219): In the Midst of Life (Tales of Soldiers and Civilians) / Can Such Things Be? / ... / selected stories (Library of America)
By Library of America
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ean: 9781598531022, isbn: 1598531026,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
A veteran of some of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, Ambrose Bierce went on to become one of the darkest and most death haunted of American writers, the blackest of black humorists. This volume gathers the most celebrated and significant of Bierce's writings. In the Midst of Life (Tales of Soldiers and Civilians), his collection of short fiction about the Civil War, which includes the masterpieces ''An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge'' and ''Chickamauga,'' is suffused with a fiercely

Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out: A Novel
By Arcade Publishing
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ean: 9781611454277, isbn: 1611454271,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 157 reviews
Today’s most revered, feared, and controversial Chinese novelist offers a tour de force in which the real, the absurd, the comical, and the tragic are blended into a fascinating read. The hero—or antihero—of Mo Yan’s new novel is Ximen Nao, a landowner known for his benevolence to his peasants. His story is a deliriously unique journey and absolutely riveting tale that reveals the author’s love of a homeland beset by ills inevitable, political, and traditional..

A Man Called Ove: A Novel
By Fredrik Backman
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mpn: 22764421, ean: 9781476738024, isbn: 9781476738024,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 167 reviews
Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm!Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.” But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn’t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time? Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So

The Woman Who Upped and Left
By imusti
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mpn: 9781847563675, ean: 9781847563675, isbn: 1847563678,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 245 reviews
**The laugh-out-loud Sunday Times bestseller is back. Perfect for fans of ‘Outnumbered’ and Carole Matthews, Fiona writes about life as it really is.**Forget about having it all. Sometimes you just want to leave it all behind.Audrey is often seized by the urge to walk out of her house without looking back – but she can’t possibly do that.She is a single parent. She is needed. She has a job, a home, responsibilities…and a slothful teenage son’s pants to pick up.But no one likes being

My Uncle Napoleon: A Novel (Modern Library (Paperback))
By Pizishkzad, Iraj/ Davis, Dick/ Nafisi, Azar (INT)
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mpn: 9780812974430, ean: 9780812974430, isbn: 0812974433,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 278 reviews
The most beloved Iranian novel of the twentieth century“God forbid, I’ve fallen in love with Layli!” So begins the farce of our narrator’s life, one spent in a large extended Iranian family lorded over by the blustering, paranoid patriarch, Dear Uncle Napoleon. When Uncle Napoleon’s least-favorite nephew falls for his daughter, Layli, family fortunes are reversed, feuds fired up and resolved, and assignations attempted and thwarted. First published in Iran in the 1970s and adapted

Rebert's Rules of Ordure: A Guidebook to the Social and Political Language of Our Times
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ean: 9780595158607, isbn: 0595158609,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 298 reviews
Warning: contains material offensive to most readers.The definitions contained in this book will help prepare you to see through the wool they attempt to pull over your eyes.If you can read this book without being offended or insulted, either you are being extraordinarily broadminded or you are not paying attention.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen: 83 1/4 Years Old (Thorndike Press Large Print Bill's Bookshelf)
By Thorndike Press Large Print
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ean: 9781432845117, isbn: 143284511X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 202 reviews
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER! For fans of A Man Called Ove comes a funny, big-hearted tale about an old man who is young at heart.''Tears were streaming down my face - from laughing so hard. I couldn't stop grinning for three days.'' - Ouderenjournaal (Holland) Hendrik Groen may be old, but he is far from dead and isn't planning to be buried any time soon. Granted, his daily strolls are getting shorter because his legs are no longer willing and he has to visit his doctor more than he'd like.

Humor: A Reader for Writers
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780199362684, isbn: 0199362688,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Read. Write. Oxford. From Jerry Seinfeld's legendary standup to Kristen Wiig's sidesplitting impersonations, Humor: A Reader for Writers explores the key patterns and features within numerous comedic sources in order to show how jokes work. This survey looks at comedy in a variety of genres including popular media, academic essays, personal narratives, fiction, and poetry. Developed for the freshman composition course, Humor: A Reader for Writers includes an interdisciplinary mix of public,

Jacques the Fatalist and His Master (Penguin Classics)
By Diderot, Denis
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mpn: 9780140444728, ean: 9780140444728, isbn: 0140444726,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 152 reviews
Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was among the greatest writers of the Enlightenment, and in Jacques the Fatalist he brilliantly challenged the artificialities of conventional French fiction of his age. Riding through France with his master, the servant Jacques appears to act as though he is truly free in a world of dizzying variety and unpredictability. Characters emerge and disappear as the pair travel across the country, and tales begin and are submerged by greater stories, to reveal a panoramic

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