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    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 59.99

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    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99

    "A wonderfully melancholy, tight and precisely constructed novel." ?Berliner Morgenpost The Diver is a beautifully written and observed novel about Albert?eighty-two and suffering from Parkinson's, following the death of his beloved twenty-year-old daughter, Glorie, who disappeared during a scuba dive off the Cayman Islands. Glorie had... more...

  • Dark Matterby Juli Zeh; Christine Lo

    Random House 2010; US$ 11.27

    Sebastian and Oskar have been friends since their days studying physics at university, when both were considered future Nobel Prize candidates. But after their graduation, their lives took very different paths; while Oskar holds a prestigious research post in Geneva, Sebastian worries that he hasn't lived up to his intellectual promise, having chosen... more...

  • The Bars of Atlantisby Durs Grünbein; Michael Eskin; John Crutchfield; Andrew Shields; Michael Hofmann

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 35.99

    This landmark collection of essays by one of the world's greatest living authors makes Durs Grünbein's wide-ranging and multifaceted prose available in English for the first time, and is a welcome complement to Ashes for Breakfast , his first book-length collection of poetry in English. Covering two decades, The Bars of Atlantis unfurls the entire... more...

  • The Druggist of Auschwitzby Dieter Schlesak; John Hargraves

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 22.99

    Dieter Schlesak's haunting novel The Druggist of Auschwitz ?beautifully translated from the German by John Hargraves?is a frighteningly vivid portrayal of the Holocaust as seen through the eyes of criminal and victim alike. Adam, known as "the last Jew of Schäßburg," recounts with disturbing clarity his imprisonment at the infamous Auschwitz concentration... more...

  • Autumn Leaves & The Ring: Poems By Frithby Frithjof Schuon

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    During the last three years of his life Frithjof Schuon wrote approximately 3,500 short poems in his mother tongue German. These poems, which have been called ?metaphysical music,? cover every possible aspect of spiritual doctrine, practice and virtue, as well as the role and function of beauty. They express every conceivable subtlety of spiritual... more...

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    F+W Media 2011; US$ 10.95 US$ 8.98

    The Seven Deadly Sins have sliced up the dictionary and taken what's theirs. No one vice is too greedy as each volume prides itself on having more than 500 entries. Word lovers will lust after these richly packaged volumes--and once you've collected all seven, you'll be the envy of all your friends. Lust: A Dictionary for the Insatiable Once just isn't... more...

  • Textby Peter-Henning Haischer; Hans-Peter Nowitzki; Tina Hartmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 349.00

    This volume presents Wieland?s work at the journal Der Teutsche Merkur . He wrote tirelessly for the magazine, ensuring it remained a quality publication. His contributions included Fragmente von Beyträgen zum Gebrauch derer, die sie brauchen können oder wollen (1778) and the incisive essay Zergliederung des Buchs, genannt: Leben,... more...

  • Grenzübertretungenby Peter Schmucker

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    There is no question that intertextuality plays an enormous role in the work of W. G. Sebald. This investigation takes up the question of its function in the context of Sebald?s poetics. A close reading of his literary scholarship reveals that quotations in his work are intended both to guide reception by mystifying the texts, and to create... more...

  • Der israelische Aphoristiker Elazar Benyoëtzby Christoph Grubitz; Harald Weinrich

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 154.00

    The once dominant role played by the art of aphorism in the various genres of European literature is a thing of the past. The present study sets out to show why traditional contemporary aphoristic writing is frequently derivative and how the poet Elazar Benyoëtz breaks with the conventions prevailing in it. Of significance here, as in... more...