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Familiar (Paperback)

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9781555976255
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Published: Graywolf Press, 10/2012
J. Robert Lennon is a staff favorite; find out why in Recommended Reading, Vol.6 No.4

Poem Strip (Paperback)

$14.95
ISBN-13: 9781590173237
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Published: NYRB Classics, 10/2009
Kevin Brockmeier would like New Directions or Dalkey Archive to translate more Dino Buzzati immediately, please and thank you. Recommended Reading Vol.6, No.3.

Hush Hush: Stories (Paperback)

$16.95
ISBN-13: 9781612191591
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Published: Melville House, 10/2012
Dennis Johnson on Steven Barthelme: "It was weird for a reason, and beautiful in its idiosyncrasy." Recommended Reading Vol. 6, No. 2.

$14.00
ISBN-13: 9781590174579
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Published: NYRB Classics, 8/2011
Michael Cunningham declares it a crime that more people haven't read Glenway Wescott's Pilgrim Hawk in Recommended Reading Vol. 5 No. 3.

Fobbit (Paperback)

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780802120328
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat, 9/2012
Read one of Grove/Atlantic editor Peter Blackstock's favorite scenes from Fobbit on Recommended Reading, Vol. 5 No. 2.

$14.95
ISBN-13: 9780982580813
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Published: Featherproof Books, 11/2010
How did spray-on cheese convince Hannah Tinti that Patrick Somerville was worth reading? Find out at Recommended Reading Vol. 4. No. 4.

We're Flying (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9781590513248
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Published: Other Press, 8/2012
Check out a story from Peter Stamm's We're Flying at Recommended Reading Vol.4, No.2.

Lightning Rods (Hardcover)

$24.95
ISBN-13: 9780811219433
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 10/2011
Read "Recovery," a new short story from Helen DeWitt at Recommended Reading Vol.4, No.1.

$27.95
ISBN-13: 9780307595904
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Knopf, 8/2011
Find out what Aimee Bender thinks of Millhauser in Recommended Reading Vol.3, No.3

Office Girl (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9781617750762
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Published: Akashic Books, 7/2012
Read a free excerpt from Office Girl at Recommended Reading Vol.3, No.2

Veronica (Paperback)

$15.95
ISBN-13: 9780375727856
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Published: Vintage, 7/2006
Get a sneak peek of Mary Gaitskill's novel-in-progress at Recommended Reading Vol.3, No.1

Last Last Chance (Paperback)

$19.00
ISBN-13: 9780312428310
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Published: Picador, 3/2009
Find short fiction from Fiona Maazel at Recommended Reading Vol.2, No.4

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9781555976163
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Published: Graywolf Press, 7/2012
Check out Ted Sanders at Recommend Reading Vol.2, No.2

$14.95
ISBN-13: 9781593764166
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Published: Soft Skull Press, 5/2011
Discover Seth Fried at Recommended Reading Vol.2, No.1

Salvage the Bones (Paperback)

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9781608196265
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Published: Bloomsbury USA, 4/2012
Read Jesmyn Ward's first published story at Recommended Reading Vol.1, No.4

Safe as Houses (Paperback)

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9781609381141
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Published: University of Iowa Press, 10/2012
Learn how Marie-Helene Bertino inspires Jim Shepard at Recommended Reading Vol.1, No.3

$12.95
ISBN-13: 9780811219495
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 11/2011
Sample Near to the Wild Heart at Recommended Reading Vol.1, No.2

The Flame Alphabet (Hardcover)

$25.95
ISBN-13: 9780307379375
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Published: Knopf, 1/2012
Get more Ben Marcus at Recommended Reading Vol.1, No.1