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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. The Thing Around Your Neck. Knopf, 2009. Cloth: $24.95. (F)

Almino, Joao. The Five Seasons of Love. Trans. Elizabeth Jackson. Host Publications, 2008. Paper: $15.00. (F)

Andrukhovych, Yuri. The Moscoviad. Trans. Vitaly Chernetsky. Spuyten Duyvil, 2008. Paper: $14.00. (F)

Arana, Marie. Lima Nights. Dial Press, 2009. Cloth: $25.00. (F)

Armand, Louis, ed. Language Systems: After Prague Structuralism. Litteraria Pragensia, 2007. Paper: 12.00 [euro]. (NF)

Armand, Louis. Literate Technologies: Language, Cognition, Technicity. Litteraria Pragensia, 2006. Paper: 14.00 [euro]. (NF)

Atxaga, Bernardo. The Accordionist's Son. Trans. Margaret Jull Costa. Graywolf Press, 2009. Cloth: $25.00. (F)

Auster, Paul. The New York Trilogy. Green Integer, 2008. Cloth: $29.95. (F)

Bardwell, Leland. A Restless Life. Liberties Press, 2008. Paper: $29.95. (NF)

Barone, Dennis. North Arrow. Quale Press, 2008. Paper: $15.00. (F)

Bartusiak, Marcia. The Day We Found the Universe. Pantheon, 2009. Cloth: $27.95. (NF)

Barzak, Christopher. The Love We Share Without Knowing. Bantam Books, 2008. Paper: $12.00. (F)

Baudelaire, Charles. Paris Spleen: Little Poems in Prose. Trans. Keith Waldrop. Wesleyan Univ. Press, 2009. Cloth: $22.95. (F)

Beachy, Kyle. The Slide. Dial Press, 2009. Paper: $13.00. (F)

Bennett, Daniel. All the Dogs. Tindal Street Press, 2008. Paper: 7.99 [pounds sterling]. (F)

Bernstein, Michele. All The King's Horses. Trans. John Kelsey. Semiotext(e), 2008. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Bernstein, Richard. The East, the West, and Sex: A History of Erotic Encounters. Knopf, 2009. Cloth: $26.95. (NF)

Binchy, Maeve. Heart and Soul. Knopf, 2009. Cloth: $26.95. (F)

Boyer, Gabriel Chad. A Survey of My Failures This Far. Mutable Sound, 2008. Paper: $20.00. (F)

Breckenridge, Donald. You Are Here. Starcherone Books, 2008. Paper: $16.00. (F)

Breytenbach, Breyten. Mouroir. Archipelago, 2008. Paper: $15.00. (F)

Busia, Abena P. A. Traces of a Life: A Collection of Elegies and Praise Poems. Ayebia, 2008. Paper: 8.99 [pounds sterling]. (F)

Butler, Blake. Ever. Calamari Press, 2009. Paper: $12.00. (F)

Cain, Amina. I Go To Some Hollow. Les Figues Press, 2009. Paper: $15.00. (F)

Campbell, Bonnie Jo. American Salvage. Wayne State Univ. Press, 2009. Paper: $18.95. (F)

Cavafy, C. P. Collected Poems. Trans. Daniel Mendelsohn. Knopf, 2009. Cloth: $35.00. (F)

--. The Unfinished Poems. Trans. Daniel Mendelsohn. Knopf, 2009. Cloth: $30.00. (F)

Cheuse, Alan. To Catch the Lightning. Sourcebooks, 2008. Cloth: $25.95. (F)

Chinquee, Kim. Oh Baby: Flash Fictions and Prose Poems. Ravenna Press, 2008. Paper: $13.95. (F)

Couto, Mia. Under the Frangipani. Trans. David Brookshaw. Serpent's Tail, 2008. Paper: 7.99 [pounds sterling]. (F)

Cullin, Mitch. The Post-War Dream. Anchor Books, 2009. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Davies, Jeremy M. Rose Alley. Counterpath Press, 2009. Paper: $15.95. (F)

Davies, Lewis. Love & Other Possibilities. Parthian, 2008. Paper: 6.99 [pounds sterling]. (F)

Dawe, Gerald, Maria Johnston, and Clare Wallace, eds. Stewart Parker: Dramatis Personae & Other Writings. Litteraria Pragensia, 2008. Paper: 12.00 [euro]. (F)

Debord, Guy. Correspondence: The Foundation of the Situationist International (June 1957-August 1960). Trans. Stuart Kendall and John McHale. Semiotext(e), 2009. Paper: $19.95. (NF)

Derrow, Paula, ed. Behind the Bedroom Door: Getting It, Giving It, Loving It, Missing It. Delacorte Press, 2008. Cloth: $25.00. (NF)

Dickner, Nicolas. Nikolski. Trans. Lazer Lederhendler. Trumpeter, 2009. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Durand, Alain-Philippe and Naomi Mandel, eds. Novels of the Contemporary Extreme. …

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