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2017
$27.95
An international sensation and winner of the Russian Booker prize, Olga Slavnikova’s elegant dystopian novel, makes its long-awaited English language debut. Learn More

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The Alchemaster's Apprentice
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The fourth book in the beloved Zamonia series by Overlook's bestselling author Walter Moers Learn More

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The Alchemaster's Apprentice (Paperback)
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Moers returns with a fourth “relentlessly whimsical” fantasy (Library Journal). Learn More

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Ark Baby
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A sweeping, darkly comic novel of Darwinism, reproduction and religion. Learn More

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As High as the Scooter Can Fly
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What does the heroine of a modern fairy tale need after "Once Upon a Time" Well, four opinionated sisters, animals who talk (and are as exasperatingly outspoken as the sisters) and a flying scooter would be nice, for starters

Written with soft-pedaled irony, captivating charm, and tremendous heart, Lia Nirgad's As High as the Scooter Can Fly will seduce fans of Alice Hoffman, Angela Carter and The Little Prince it is the perfect grown-up fairy-tale.

Stuck in a small suburban house, with three daughters and an impressively dull husband who leaves her frozen inside, Layla dreams of far-off lands and a more fabulous life, asking herself, like Peggy Lee did, "Is That All There Is " (But don't we all sometimes !) With fairy tale logic, her wish for travel makes it so if you don't ask you don't get-and she discovers in her backyard a flying scooter, covered by vines, dead leaves and lots of dust. And of course, if you remember your dream and brush off the dead leaves and dust and untangle the vines, things can start to happen. And they do.

Layla embarks on a series of trips, while her sisters watch on but not silently. Liora, the eldest, nags Layla to grow up and settle down, and she has a potion to help. Lenore, whose eyes change from violet to blue before she plucks men's hearts out with her knife-sharp nails, urges Layla to find a lover. Lihi advocates denial, and Luna, long dead, visits Layla at night and sniffs her troubled dreams. And if these conflicting opinions weren't enough, Layla and her sisters are ruled by the Loveless Winds, which urge them to settle for security and to forget about love and passion. But are they right As Layla travels the globe, throwing herself headlong into life, she encounters everything a heroine deserves nothing less than the world, in all its rich confusion and voluptuous delight.

Lia Nirgad is a writer and translator, born in Belgium and raised in Nigeria, Argentina, and Israel, where she now lives. As High as the Scooter Can Fly is her first novel to be published in English; she has published two novels in Hebrew Like Jamaica and Alien Body as well as a children's story, "A Kiss for Shpunza," which has been televised for Israeli educational television. Her translations include Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain, Lorrie Moore's Birds of America, and Javier Marias's El Hombre Sentimental.

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A Bed of Earth
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From World Fantasy Award-winner Tanith Lee, comes a terrifying novel of sixteenth century Venice-part three of her thrilling Secret Books of Venus series. Learn More

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A Bed of Earth (Paperback)
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From World Fantasy Award-winner Tanith Lee, comes a terrifying novel of sixteenth century Venice-part three of her thrilling Secret Books of Venus series. Learn More

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Behold the Man
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Karl Glogauer is a disaffected modern professional casting about for meaning in a series of half hearted relationships, a dead end job, and a personal struggle. His questions of faith surrounding his fathers run-of-the-mill Christianity and his mothers suppressed Judaism lead him to a bizarre fixation with the idea of the messiah. Learn More

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Bending the Landscape Volume II:
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The second installment in this award-winning collection of short fiction. A terrifying volume of cutting-edge horror fiction from the genre's most acclaimed writers. Learn More

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Bending the Landscape:
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An anthology of cutting-edge fantasy authors that "taps a vein of talent as rich as it is varied with some true gold nuggets." (Terry Goodkind) Learn More

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