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Carl says "Leave me alone, I'm busy." Read his recommendations (if you dare) below: 

 


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The Book of Joshua By Zachary Schomburg Cover Image
$19.95
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ISBN: 9781939568069
Published: Black Ocean - July 15th, 2014

"Schomburg's poetry is like a fresh pair of leather pants: tough and severe on the outside, but once you get into it everything just makes sense as every nook and cranny of your lower half is filled with pleasure."

~ recommended September, 2014


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Selected Stories (FSG Classics) By Robert Walser, Christopher Middleton (Translated by), Susan Sontag (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Robert Walser, Christopher Middleton (Translated by), Susan Sontag (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374533625
Availability: Backordered
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 30th, 2012
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Robert Walser is the Tupac Shakur of European fiction. Long after his death, the hits just keep coming. Crack open the spine of this bad boy and rest your peepers on a bit of greatness.

~ recommended March, 2014


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Satantango By László Krasznahorkai, George Szirtes (Translated by) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811220897
Availability: Likely On Our Shelves
Published: New Directions - December 10th, 2013
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The best part about working/being in a bookstore are the times when you stumble upon something so inexplicably brilliant that you burst into flames. Buy this book and come dance on my scorched remnants.

~ recommended January, 2014


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The Sinistra Zone By Adam Bodor, Paul Olchváry (Translated by) Cover Image
By Adam Bodor, Paul Olchváry (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780811219785
Published: New Directions - August 26th, 2013

If you enjoy a little dash of odd darkness to your satirical tomes, then this tale about a man sent off to guard a batch of blueberries that quickly escalates into all sorts of sordid iniquities will be right up your alley.

~ recommended October, 2013


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The First 4 Books of Sampson Starkweather By Sampson Starkweather Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780982617793
Published: Birds - May 28th, 2013

This book is like a muscle shirt and a Trans Am on a summer evening. Meet the next poet laureate of fun: Starkweather comma Sampson.

~ recommended June, 2013


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s (McSweeney's Poetry) By Dan Chelotti Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938073397
Published: McSweeney's - March 26th, 2013

Would it kill you to read some poetry once in awhile? Oh it would?
OK, better make it a good one then, right? Give Dan Chelotti's x a whirl.

~ recommended April, 2013