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The Noodle Maker: A Novel
By Picador
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ean: 9780312424794, isbn: 0312424795,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
From Mi Jian, the highly acclaimed Chinese dissident, comes a satirical novel about the absurdities of life in a post-Tiananmen China.Two men meet for dinner each week. Over the course of one of these drunken evenings, the writer recounts the stories he would write, had he the courage: a young man buys an old kiln and opens a private crematorium, delighting in his ability to harass the corpses of police officers and Party secretaries, while swooning to banned Western music; a heartbroken


Woman at 1,000 Degrees: A Novel
By Algonquin Books
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 240 reviews
“THE HOTTEST NEW BOOK FROM ICELAND IS WOMAN AT 1,000 DEGREES . . . What a story it is, one worth reading to further understand the complexity of World War II—and to enjoy the quick wit of a woman you won’t forget.” —Bethanne Patrick, The Washington Post “I live here alone in a garage, together with a laptop computer and an old hand grenade. It’s pretty cozy.” Herra Björnsson is at the beginning of the end of her life. Oh, she has two weeks left, maybe three—she has booked


Pride and Prejudice & Emojis
By Ebury Press
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ean: 9781785037375, isbn: 1785037374,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 168 reviews
Mr. Darcy *heart eyes emoji* Lizzie Bennet. But will she swipe right? Delight in Austen’s intelligent wit and piercing social commentary, distillled and translated into the beautiful, modern language of emoji. Because there is no enjoyment like reading. Except maybe texting..


Fatale (New York Review Books Classics)
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 193 reviews
A New York Review Books OriginalWhether you call her a coldhearted grifter or the soul of modern capitalism, there’s no question that Aimée is a killer and a more than professional one. Now she’s set her eyes on a backwater burg—where, while posing as an innocent (albeit drop-dead gorgeous) newcomer to town, she means to sniff out old grudges and engineer new opportunities, deftly playing different people and different interests against each other the better, as always, to make a


Fox 8: A Story
By Random House
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo, a darkly comic short story about the unintended consequences unleashed by our quest to tame the natural world—featuring gorgeous black-and-white illustrations by Chelsea Cardinal. Fox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regard with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes. That is, until he develops a unique skill: He teaches himself to speak “Yuman” by hiding in the bushes


The Big Book of Jewish Humor
By Novak, William (EDT)/ Waldoks, Moshe (EDT)
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 172 reviews
Two rival businessmen meet in the Warsaw train station. ''Where are you going?'' says the first man.''To Minsk,'' says the second.''To Minsk, eh? What a nerve you have! I know you're telling me you're going to Minsk because you want me to think that you're really going to Pinsk. But it so happens that I know you really are going to Minsk. So why are you lying to me?''Four men are walking in the desert.The German says, ''I'm tired and thirsty. I must have a beer.'' The Italian says, ''I'm tired


Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish: A Novel
By Doubleday Books
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 236 reviews
From the incomparable David Rakoff, a poignant, beautiful, witty, and wise novel in verse whose scope spans the twentieth centuryThrough his books and his radio essays for NPR's This American Life, David Rakoff has built a deserved reputation as one of the finest and funniest essayists of our time. Written with humor, sympathy, and tenderness, this intricately woven novel proves him to be the master of an altogether different art form.LOVE, DISHONOR, MARRY, DIE, CHERISH, PERISH leaps cities and


How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe: A Novel
By Vintage Books
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
From a 5 Under 35 winner, comes a razor-sharp, hilarious, and touching story of a son searching for his father . . . through quantum space-time. Every day in Minor Universe 31 people get into time machines and try to change the past. That's where Charles Yu, time travel technician, steps in. He helps save people from themselves. Literally. When he's not taking client calls, Yu visits his mother and searches for his father, who invented time travel and then vanished. The key to locating his


13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear is playful enough for young adult readers, yet as intricate and engaging as any work of literary fiction; it has the plot of a novel and the spontaneity and humor of a vintage comic book. ''A bluebear has twenty-seven lives. I shall recount thirteen and a half of them in this book but keep quiet about the rest,'' says the narrator of Walter Moers’s epic adventure. ''What about the Minipirates? What about the Hobgoblins, the Spiderwitch, the Babbling


The Good Soldier Svejk: and His Fortunes in the World War (Penguin Classics)
By imusti
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 220 reviews
Jaroslav Hašek's black satire, the inspiration for such works as Joseph Heller's Catch-22 Good-natured and garrulous, Švejk becomes the Austro-Hungarian army's most loyal Czech soldier when he is called up on the outbreak of the First World War - although his bumbling attempts to get to the front serve only to prevent him from reaching it. Playing cards, getting drunk and becoming a general nuisance, the resourceful Švejk uses all his natural cunning and genial subterfuge to deal with the


Homo Zapiens
By Penguin Books
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
The collapse of the Soviet Union has opened up a huge consumer market, but how do you sell things to a generation that grew up with just one type of cola? When Tatarsky, a frustrated poet, takes a job as an advertising copywriter, he finds he has a talent for putting distinctively Russian twists on Western-style ads. But his success leads him into a surreal world of spin doctors, gangsters, drug trips, and the spirit of Che Guevera, who, by way of a Ouija board, communicates theories of


A Horse Walks Into a Bar: A novel (Vintage International)
By Vintage
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ean: 9781101973493, isbn: 1101973498,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 249 reviews
WINNER OF THE 2017 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZEIn a dive bar in a small Israeli city, Dov Greenstein, a comedian a bit past his prime, takes the stage for his final show. Over the course of a single evening, Dov’s patter becomes a kind of memoir, taking us back into the terrors of his childhood. And in the dance between comic and audience, a deeper story begins to take shape as Dov confronts the decision that has shaped the course of his life—a story that will alter the lives of several


Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes
By Penguin Books
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they’d had in schoolOutrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar... has been a breakout bestseller ever since authors—and born vaudevillians—Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein did their schtick on NPR’s Weekend Edition. Lively, original, and powerfully informative, Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar... is a not-so-reverent crash course through the great philosophical thinkers and traditions,


Britt-Marie Was Here: A Novel
By Washington Square Press
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 208 reviews
The New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry “returns with this heartwarming story about a woman rediscovering herself after a personal crisis…fans of Backman will find another winner in these pages” (Publishers Weekly).Britt-Marie can’t stand mess. A disorganized cutlery drawer ranks high on her list of unforgivable sins. She is not one to judge others—no matter how ill-mannered, unkempt, or morally suspect they might


How to Fall In Love with a Man Who Lives in a Bush: A Novel
By Harper Paperbacks
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ean: 9780062678034, isbn: 0062678035,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 230 reviews
The international bestsellerFor readers of quirky Scandinavian fiction comes this charming and witty debut novel by Emmy Abrahamson—perfect for fans of Jonas Jonasson.Love stinks. Or maybe it just needs a shower . . . Vienna: famous for Mozart, waltzes, and pastry; less famous for Julia, a Swedish transplant who spends her days teaching English to unemployed Austrians and her evenings watching Netflix with her cat or club hopping with a frenemy. An aspiring novelist, Julia’s full of ideas


Stories from the Marshall Islands: Bwebwenato Jan Aelon Kein (PALI Language Texts―Micronesia)
By University of Hawaii Press
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mpn: 16 illustrations, ean: 9780824820190, isbn: 9780824820190,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Among Marshallese the ri-bwebwenato (storyteller) is well known and respected, a living repository and transmitter of traditional history and culture. Here are ninety folktales and stories of historical events, collected and translated into English during the third quarter of the twentieth century. They include tales of origins, humanlike animals, ogres, and sprites--some malevolent, some playful. Many are presented in the original language and are amplified by extensive commentary..


The Study of Animal Languages: A Novel
By Viking
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ean: 9780525557432, isbn: 0525557431,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
''An exuberant, wise, and darkly funny novel from an essential new voice in fiction.'' --Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, author of The Nest This astonishing first novel tells the story of a married couple - both experts in language and communication - who nevertheless cannot seem to communicate with each other.Ivan is a tightly wound philosophy professor whose reverence for logic and order governs not only his academic interests, but also his closest relationships. His wife, Prue, is quite the


The Other Language
By Pantheon
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ean: 9780307908360, isbn: 0307908364,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Hailed by The New York Times as “a natural-born storyteller,” the acclaimed author of Rules of the Wild gives us nine incandescently smart stories, funny, elegant, and poignant by turns, that explore the power of change—in relationships, in geographies, and across cultures—to reveal unexpected aspects of ourselves. Taking us to Venice during film festival season, where a woman buys a Chanel dress she can barely afford; to a sun-drenched Greek village at the height of the summer


Lightning Rods
By New Directions
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ean: 9780811220347, isbn: 0811220346,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
From the acclaimed author of The Last Samurai, Lightning Rods is ''the most well-executed literary sex comedy'' of our time. Described as “the most well-executed literary sex comedy” of our time by Salon.com, and “a wickedly smart satire that deserves to be a classic” by Bookforum, Helen DeWitt’s Lighting Rods is a novel that will leave you laughing for more. Follow one steady rise to power in corporate America as down-and-out salesman Joe curtails sexual harassment in the office and


Seven Languages for Transformation - Gow the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work.
By Jossey-Bass
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ean: 9780787955359, isbn: 0787955353,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 164 reviews
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