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Acheson, James. John Fowles. St. Martin's, 1998. $39.95. (NF)

Adams, Alice. The Last Lovely City. Knopf, 1998. $22.00. (F)

Aleshkovsky, Peter. Skunk: A Life. Trans. Arch Tait. Glas, 1997. No Price Given. (F)

Alexis, Andre. Childhood. Henry Holt, 1998. $23.00. (F)

Ali, Tariq. The Book of Saladin. Verso, 1998. $23.00. (F)

Allen, Mary. The Rooms of Heaven: A Story of Love, Death, Grief, and the Afterlife. Knopf, 1999. $24.00. (NF)

Andahazi, Federico. The Anatomist. Trans. Alberto Manguel. Doubleday, 1998. $22.95. (F)

Aragon, Louis. The Adventures of Telemachus. Trans. Renee Riese Hubert and Judd D. Hubert. Exact Change, 1997. Paper: $13.95. (F)

Arensberg, Ann. Incubus. Knopf, 1999. $24.00. (F)

Baer, Will Christopher. Kiss Me, Judas. Viking, 1998. $ 21.95. (F)

Bail, Murray. Eucalyptus. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998. $23.00. (F)

Ball, Terence. Rousseau's Ghost. SUNY, 1998. $24.50. (F)

Baricco, Alessandro. Ocean Sea. Trans. Alastair McEwan. Knopf, 1999. $23.00. (F)

Barone, Dennis. Separate Objects. Left Hand, 1998. Paper: $10.00. (P)

Bayley, John. Elegy for Iris. St. Martin's, 1999. $22.95. (NF)

Bealu, Marcel. The Experience of the Night. Trans. Christine Donougher. Dedalus, 1997. Paper: $13.99. (F)

Ben-Ezer, Ehud, ed. Sleepwalkers and Other Stories: The Arab in Hebrew Fiction. Lynne Rienner, 1998. Paper: $19.95. (F)

Bender, Aimee. The Girl in the Flammable Skirt. Doubleday, 1998. $21.95. (F)

Bennett, Hal. Lord of Dark Places. Turtle Point, 1997. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Berberova, Nina. The Ladies from St. Petersburg. Trans. Marian Schwartz. New Directions, 1998. $19.95. (F)

Bledsoe, Lucy Jane, ed. Lesbian Travels. Foreword by Rebecca Brown. Whereabouts, 1998. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Bowen, Kevin. Forms of Prayer. Curbstone, 1998. Paper: $12.95. (P)

Boyle, T. C. T. C. Boyle Stories. Viking, 1998. $35.00. (F)

Brooke-Rose, Christine. Next. Carcanet (England), 1998. Paper: 9.95 [pounds sterling]. (F)

Brown, Rebecca. The Dogs: A Modern Bestiary. City Lights, 1998. Paper: $10.95. (F)

Busch, Frederick. A Dangerous Profession: A Book About the Writing Life. St. Martin's, 1998. $23.95. (NF)

Calaferte, Louis. The Way It Works with Women. Trans. Sarah Harrison. Marlboro/Northwestern, 1998. $24.95. (F)

Caponegro, Mary. Five Doubts. Marsilio, 1998. $19.95. (NF)

Carling, Finn. Diary for a Dead Husband. Peter Owen (England), 1998. 14.99 [pounds sterling]. (F)

Chandra, Vikram. Love and Longing in Bombay. Back Bay, 1998. Paper: $13.00. (F)

Chen, Ying. Ingratitude. Trans. Carol Volk. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998. $20.00. (F)

Childs, Peter. Paul Scott's Raj Quartet: History and Division. ELS, 1998. No Price Given. (NF)

Chraibi, Driss. Muhammad. Trans. Nadia Benabid. Lynne Rienner, 1998. $22.00.

Chua, Lawrence. Gold by the Inch. Grove, 1998. $20.00. (F)

Coen, Ethan. Gates of Eden. Weisbach/Morrow, 1998. $24.00. (F)

Cohen, Sande. Passive Nihilism: Cultural Historiography and the Rhetorics of Scholarship. St. Martin's, 1998. $45.00. (F)

Collins, Jude. Only Human and Other Stories. Black Staff/Dufour, 1998. $14.95. (F)

Cooley, Nicole. Judy Garland, Ginger Love. Regan/Harper Collins, 1998. $24.00. (F)

Croft, Barbara. Necessary Fictions. Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 1998. $22.50. (F)

Cunningham, Michael. The Hours. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998. $22.00. (F)

Czyz, Vincent. Adrift in a Vanishing City. Preface by Samuel Delany. Voyant, 1998. Paper: 10.00. (F)

Darling, Julia. Crocodile Soup. Anchor (London), 1998. Paper: 9.99 [pounds sterling]. (F)

Del Valle-Inclan, Ramon. Autumn and Winter Sonatas. Trans. Margaret Jull Costa. Dedalus, 1998. Paper: $11. …

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