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Adams, Hazard. Many Pretty Toys. State Univ. of New York Press, 1999. No price given. (F)

Allouache, Merzak. Bab el-Oued. Trans. Angela M. Brewer. Lynne Rienner, 1998. Paper: $13.95. (F)

Amburn, Ellis. Subterranean Kerouac. St. Martin's, 1998. $27.95. (NF)

Anastas, Benjamin. An Underachiever's Diary. Spike, 1999. Paper: $10.00. (F)

Andersen, Hans Christian. Travels. Trans. and ed. by Anastazia Little. Green Integer, 1999. Paper: $12.95. (F)

Argueta, Manlio. Little Red Riding Hood in the Red Light District. Trans. Edward Waters Hood. Curbstone, 1998. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Arnold, Edwin T., and Dianne C. Luce. Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy. Univ. Press of Mississippi, 1999. Paper: $18.00. (NF)

Avery, Valeen Tippetts. From Mission to Madness: Last Son of the Mormon Prophet. Univ. of Illinois Press, 1998. Paper: $19.95. (NF)

Ball, Gordon. '66 Frames. Coffee House, 1999. Paper: $15.95. (NF)

Ballard, J. G. The Day of Creation. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1999. Paper: $13.00. (F)

Ballard, J. G. War Fever. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1999. Paper: $10.00. (F)

Bank, Melissa. The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing. Viking, 1999. $23.95. (F)

Banner, Keith. The Life I Lead. Knopf, 1999. $23.00. (F)

Barnes, Julian. England, England. Knopf, 1999. $23.00. (F)

Bataille, Georges. The Collected Poems of Georges Bataille. Trans. and intro. Mark Spitzer. Dufour, 1999. Paper: $15.95. (F)

Beard, Richard. X20: A Novel of(Not) Smoking. Spike, 1999. Paper: $12.00. (F)

Beard, Richard. Damascus. Arcade, 1999. $23.95. (F)

Berberova, Nina. The Book of Happiness. New Directions, 1999. $23.95. (F)

Berressem, Hanjo. Lines of Desire: Reading Gombrowicz's Fiction with Lacan. Northwestern Univ. Press, 1998. $79.95. (NF)

Breznik, Melitta. Night Duty. Steerforth, 1999. Paper: $12.00. (F)

Bigelow, Gary. Sisters of Interment. Red Crane, 1998. Paper: $16.95. (F)

Birkerts, Sven. Readings. Graywolf, 1999. Paper: $16.00. (NF)

Blanchot, Maurice. The Station Hill Blanchot Reader Ed. George Quasha. Trans. Lydia Davis, Paul Auster, and Robert Lamberton. Station Hill, 1999. Paper: $29.95. (F & NF)

Blatnik, Andrej. Skinswaps. Trans. Tamara Soban. Northwestern Univ. Press, 1998. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Bloch, Ernst. Literary Essays. Trans. Andrew Joron, et al. Stanford Univ. Press, 1998. No price given. (NF)

Bolger, Dermot, ed. Finbar's Hotel. Harvest, 1999. Paper: $13.00. (F)

Borges, Jorge Luis. Everything and Nothing. New Directions, 1999. Paper: $7.50. (F)

Breckenridge, Donald. Rockaway Wherein. Red Dust, 1998. Paper: $6.95. (F)

Buechner, Frederick. The Storm. Harper San Francisco, 1998. $18.00. (F)

Canetti, Elias. The Memoirs of Elias Canetti. Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1999. $40.00. (NF)

Cather, Willa. Obscure Destinies. Historical essay and explanatory notes by Kari A. Ronning, textual essay by Frederick M. Link with Kari A. Ronning and Mark Kamrath. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1998. $65.00. (F)

Chabon, Michael. Werewolves in Their Youth. Random House, 1999. $22.95. (F)

Chaplin, Gordon. Dark Wind: A Survivor's Tale of Love and Loss. Atlantic, 1999. $22.00. (NF)

Chaudhuri, Amit. Freedom Song. Knopf, 1999. $24.00. (F)

Chenoweth, Avery. Wingtips. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1999. $22.50. (F)

Chime. Lila Says. Scribner, 1999. $20.00. (F)

Ch'ing-wen, Cheng. Three-Legged Horse. Ed. Pang-yaun Chi. Columbia Univ. Press, 1999. $22.95. (F)

Chute, Carolyn. Snow Man. Harcourt Brace, 1999. $23.00. (F)

Conde, Mary, and Thorunn Lonsdale. Caribbean Women Writers: Fiction in English. St. Martin's, 1999. Paper: $17.95. (NF)

Cook, Meira. The Blood Girls. Overlook, 1999. $22.95. (F)

Cortazar, Julio. …

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