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Abreu, Caio Fernando. Whatever Happened to Dulce Veiga: A B-Novel. Trans. with an afterword by Adria Frizzi. Univ. of Texas Press, 2001. Paper: $15.95. (F)

Adler, Laure. Marguerite Duras: A Life. Trans. Anne-Marie Glasheen. Univ. of Chicago Press, 2001. $35.00. (NF)

Adrian, Chris. Gob's Grief Broadway, 2001. $24.95. (F)

Alison, Jane. The Love-Artist. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001. $23.00. (F)

Andrews, William L, Frances Smith Foster, and Trudier Harris, eds. The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature. Oxford Univ. Press, 2001. Paper: $24.95. (NF)

Aronoff, Myron. The Spy Novels of John Le Carre: Balancing Ethics and Politics. Palgrave, 2001. Paper: $18.95. (NF)

Bailey, Tom. A Short Story Writer's Companion. Oxford Univ. Press, 2001. Paper: $17.95. (NF)

Baron, Dvora. "The First Day" and Other Stories. Trans. and ed. Naomi Seidman and Chana Kronfeld. Univ. of California Press, 2001. Paper: $16.95. (F)

Battle, Lois. A Habit of the Blood. Penguin, 2001. Paper: $14.00. (F)

Bellow, Saul. Ravelstein. Penguin, 2001. Paper: $13.00. (F)

Bely, Andrei. Petersburg. Trans. and intro. Robert A. Maguire and John E. Malmstad. Univ. of Indiana Press, 2001. Paper: $15.95. (F)

Benard, Cheryl. Turning on the Girls. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001. $23.00. (F)

Berkman, Pamela Rafael. Her Infinite Variety. Scribner, 2001. Paper: $12.00. (F)

Bird, Sarah. The Yokota Officers Club. Knopf, 2001. $23.00. (F)

Blake, Glenn. Drowned Moon. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2001. $22.50. (F)

Bond, Bruce. The Throats of Narcissus. Univ. of Arkansas Press, 2001. Paper: $13.95. (P)

Boon, Kevin Alexander, ed. At Millenium's End: New Essay's on the Work of Kurt Vonnegut. Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut. State Univ. of New York Press, 2001. Paper: $17.95. (NF)

Boswell, Marshall. John Updike's Rabbit Tetralogy: Mastered Irony in Motion. Univ. of Missouri Press, 2001. $34.95. (NF)

Boylan, Clare. Beloved Stranger Counterpoint, 2001. $24.00. (F)

Boyle, Jimmy. Hero of the Underworld. Serpent's Tail, 2001. Paper: $14.00. (F)

Bradbury, Malcolm. To the Hermitage. Overlook, 2001. $27.95. (F)

Bradford, Arthur. Dogwalker. Knopf, 2001. $20.00. (F)

Brodsky, L. D. This Here's a Merica: Short Fictions. Time Being Press, 2000. $16.95. (F)

Bromell, Henry. Little America. Knopf, 2001. $24.00. (F)

Buckeye, Robert. Pressure Drop. Amandla Publishing, 2001. Paper: No price given.

Bukowski, Charles, and Sheri Martinelli. Beerspit Night and Cursing: The Correspondence of Charles Bukowski and Sheri Martinelli, 1960-1967. Ed. Steven Moore. Black Sparrow, 2001. Paper: $17.00. (NF)

Byatt. A. S. On Histories and Stories: Selected Essays. Harvard Univ. Press, 2001. $22.95. (NF)

Calasso, Roberto. Literature and the Gods. Trans. Tim Parks. Knopf, 2001. $22.00. (NF)

Carpentier, Alejo. Explosion in a Cathedral. Trans. John Sturrock. Intro. Timothy Brennan. Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2001. Paper: $15.95. (F)

Carroll, Jonathon. The Wooden Sea. Tor, 2001. $23.95. (F)

Carter, Angela. The Sadeian Woman: And the Ideology of Pornography. Penguin, 2001. Paper: $12.00. (NF)

Caws, Mary Ann, ed. Manifesto: A Century of Isms. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2001. Paper: $35.00. (NF)

Chambert, Georgia de, ed. Xcites. Trans. Boris Belay, et al. Trafalgar Square, 2001. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Chapman, Stepan. Dossier Creative Arts, 2001. Paper: $13.95. (F)

Choukri, Mohamed. For Bread Alone. Trans. and intro. Paul Bowles. Saqi Books, 2000. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Cole, Norma, ed. and trans. Crosscut Universe: Writing on Writing from France. Burning Deck, 2000. Paper: $15.00. (NF)

Contoski, Victor. Homecoming: Poems. New Press, 2001. Paper: $13.95. (P)

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