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  • Book Subscription Box 1: Abdelrahman Munif + Tove Jansson

    $29.95 $

    The June Book Subscription Box 1 features Cities of Salt by Abdelrahman Munif and The Summer Book by Tove Jansson.

    Cities of Salt By Abdelrahman Munif

    Banned in Saudia Arabia, this is a blistering look at Arab and American hypocrisy following the discovery of oil in a poor oasis community. Cities of Salt is a petrofiction novel by Abdul Rahman Munif. It was first published in Lebanon in 1984 and was immediately recognized as a major work of Arab literature. It was translated into English by Peter Theroux.

    The Summer Book by Tove Jansson

    In The Summer Book Tove Jansson distills the essence of the summer—its sunlight and storms—into twenty-two crystalline vignettes. This brief novel tells the story of Sophia, a six-year-old girl awakening to existence, and Sophia’s grandmother, nearing the end of hers, as they spend the summer on a tiny unspoiled island in the Gulf of Finland.

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  • Book Subscription Box 2: Abdelrahman Munif + Annie Ernaux

    $29.95 $

    The June Book Subscription Box 2 features Cities of Salt by Abdelrahman Munif and Happening by Annie Ernaux.

    Cities of Salt By Abdelrahman Munif

    Banned in Saudia Arabia, this is a blistering look at Arab and American hypocrisy following the discovery of oil in a poor oasis community. Cities of Salt is a petrofiction novel by Abdul Rahman Munif. It was first published in Lebanon in 1984 and was immediately recognized as a major work of Arab literature. It was translated into English by Peter Theroux.

    Happening by Annie Ernaux

    In 1963, Annie Ernaux, 23 and unattached, realizes she is pregnant. Shame arises in her like a plague: Understanding that her pregnancy will mark her and her family as social failures, she knows she cannot keep that child. This is the story, written forty years later, of a trauma Ernaux never overcame.

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  • Book Subscription Box 3: Abdelrahman Munif + Robert Walser

    $29.95 $

    The June Book Subscription Box 3 features Cities of Salt by Abdelrahman Munif and Little Snow Landscape By Robert Walser

    Cities of Salt By Abdelrahman Munif

    Banned in Saudia Arabia, this is a blistering look at Arab and American hypocrisy following the discovery of oil in a poor oasis community. Cities of Salt is a petrofiction novel by Abdul Rahman Munif. It was first published in Lebanon in 1984 and was immediately recognized as a major work of Arab literature. It was translated into English by Peter Theroux.

    Little Snow Landscape By Robert Walser

    Little Snow Landscapes is the first collection of Walser’s stories in English that includes his very final stories or, as he called them prose pieces. The first story is from 1905 and the very last is Walser’s last, from 1933. This fact means Little Snow Landscapes forces us to re-examine what Walser’s life means, what it is his Ich-Buch tells us, and what his mysterious madness and his long silence might signify.

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When you sign up for our book subscription box, you'll discover the greatest literature from around the world. We help you navigate the literary landscape in different countries & different time periods, to provide a diverse, exciting reading experience.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What Types of Books Are Included in the Book Subscription Boxes?

Our selections include, classic novels, the best of contemporary fiction & translated literature. Writers we have showcased in past boxes include: Olga Tocarkzuk, Svetlana Alexeivich, Enrique Vilas Matas, Jon Fosse, Cesar Aira, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Julio Cortazar, Clarice Lispector, Edwidge Danticat, Magda Szabo, Natalia Ginzburg, Mavis Gallant, Barbara Pym, and more.

Can I Purchase Individual Books Instead of a commitment to a Monthly Book Subscription?

Our book subscription box is not shipped monthly — it is billed and shipped every two months. However, you can also choose to order individual books in our Book Shop instead of subscribing to the bimonthly book subscription. We also offer limited-edition boxes that you can purchase without a subscription. Subscribers receive 15% off on any purchases in all our Shops!

Are translations ever as good as the original book?

We work really hard, with publishers and translators, to only select books for the book boxes, whose translations are great and do justice to the literary merit of the original book. If the book is great but the translation is not, we wait for better translations to be released.

 
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