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  • The Lion Seeker
    Kenneth Bonert
    Hardcover: 10/15/2013
     
    A thrilling ride through the life of one fumbling young hero, The Lion Seeker is a glorious reinvention of the...
  • Flight From Berlin : A Novel
    David John
    Paperback: 06/25/2013
     
    A cynical English reporter and a beautiful, headstrong, American Olympic hopeful are caught in a lethal game ...
  • The Quiet Twin : A Novel
    Dan Vyleta
    Paperback: 02/14/2012
     
    Vienna, 1939. Professor Speckstein's dog has been brutally killed, the latest victim in a string of unsolved ...
  • The Blindness of the Heart : A Novel
    Julia Franck
    Paperback: 05/10/2011
     
    Winner of the German Book Prize, The Blindness of the Heart is a dark marvel of a novel by one of Europe’...
  • The Stalin Epigram : A Novel
    Robert Littell
    Paperback: 06/01/2010
     
    The Stalin Epigram is a fictional rendering of the life of Osip Mandelstam, perhaps the greatest Russian poet ...
  • Away : A Novel
    Amy Bloom
    Paperback: 06/24/2008
     
    When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian comes to America alone, determined to make her way ...
  • The Fighter
    Jean-Jacques Greif
    Hardcover: 09/05/2006
     
    When Moshe’s emigrates to Paris in the 1930s, it means a new life: A decent job, a lovely young wife, and...

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