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People's Republic of Amnesia

People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780199347704
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - June 1st, 2014

Lim's superb investigative history reflects on a China still suffering the effects of Tiananmen 25 years on. Despite the passage of a quarter of a century, the details of that day in 1989 remain obscure and often (intentionally) forgotten. An in-depth look at the human cost of history. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


The Post-Office Girl

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By Stefan Zweig, Joel Rotenberg (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590172629
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Published: NYRB Classics - April 15th, 2008

I couldn't put it any other way than this: "Cinderella meets Bonnie and Clyde." A classic novel translated here in English for the first time. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


Paprika

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$15.00
ISBN: 9780307389183
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Published: Vintage - February 12th, 2013

Yasutaka writes with intensity and the passion of a sci-fi master. This fast-paced literary thriller will have you on the edge of your seat as you slowly begin to lose sense of what is real and what is not. Highly recommended! ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby

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There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby: Scary Fairy Tales Cover Image
By Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, Keith Gessen (Translated by), Keith Gessen (Introduction by), Anna Summers (Translated by), Anna Summers (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143114666
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Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2009

Delight in your dark side with these irreverent tales of hatred, revenge, death, and just a touch of the bizarre! ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


The Devil All the Time

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$16.95
ISBN: 9780307744869
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Published: Anchor - July 10th, 2012

One of the most delightfully twisted novels I have read to date! If you're in the mood for dark, daring prose then pick up this novel and enjoy. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


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