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Gersi Alfredo Bays
:
The Prophet from Pedras
Novel, translated from Esperanto. Translator: Trevor Steele.

The Prophet from Pedras" is humorous and tragic, full of the small and big stories life brings along: At the beginning of the 1930's, when the Brazilian version of fascism appears in Southern Brazil, Ludvig Kapstein, a non-practicing Jew, decides to leave his city and move far away. He is nicknamed "Prophet" because of his long beard, his wisdom and his free spirit, and in the small town of Pedras somewhere at the Uruguay River, he finds his new home. Family, friends, his optimism and sense of innovation help him become one of Pedras' most respected citizens, until one day bandits show up. "... More...


Avery Hopwood
:
The Great Bordello. A Story of the Theatre
ISBN: 9781595691941 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9781595691958 (paperback)


Edited and with an Afterword by Jack F. Sharrar.
Published here for the first time, "The Great Bordello. A Story of the Theatre" is the work of Jazz-Age playwright Avery Hopwood (1882-1928). Once described as "the most devastating exposé of the American theatre as an institution imaginable," "The Great Bordello" portrays the disintegration of youth's dreams amidst the ruthless realities of life and the human desire to accomplish something of enduring value.
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Malama Katulwende: The Fire at the Core. Discourses on African Aesthetics, Music, Jurisprudence, Ethno-Politics & Good Governance
(ISBN 9781595691934)

Passionate and often controversial: The topics of Zambian author's "Discourses" (fictional and non-fictinal essays) range from Zambian hip-hop and African music in general to art, fame, eroticism, and - of course - philosophy and African politics. More...

Bruce Kellner: The Prettiest Girls in Euphoria, Kansas (Novel)
(ISBN 9781595691781)

Bruce Kellner's New Novel Examines the Troubling Pull of the Past:
On a midwestern farm in the last century, a boy is forced to come of age in a colorful family of dysfunctional women, scarred by the unfulfilled dreams of his alcoholic mother, his strange spinster aunts, his malevolent nieces, and especially "the prettiest girls in Euphoria, Kansas," his five unforgettable sisters.
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Trevor Steele: Reluctant MessiahTrevor Steele: Reluctant Messiah
(Novel)
- Watch the YouTube video!
(ISBN 9781595691736)

Jesus' death - "triumph of a glorious illusion"!
This novel, based on a large amount of research, seeks to explore Jesus' actual life before he became an object of deification and falsification. It follows him from his humble birth, his gradual development of healing powers, his years as an Essene monk, his short campaign as a charismatic healer-preacher, to his ghastly death - and what happened after the death.
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Reba D: Facing Forward – A Life Reclaimed
(Domestic Violence - A Personal Story)

(ISBN 9781595961767)

One woman's powerful journey from independence into a marriage paralyzed by the grip of domestic violence - and back again to a life of hope and wholeness!
"Facing the truth and deciding to leave was the hardest decision I ever made. But slowly, light began to peek through from behind the clouds. Today, I am facing forward. I have reclaimed my life and if you are involved with someone who is hurting you or your children (or hurting someone you love) you can reclaim your life too. You are not alone! Help is available. Hope is just around the corner." More...

Tivadar Soros: Crusoes in Siberia (and The Fairest Judgment)
(ISBN 9781595691828)

If you want to know where the brothers Paul and George Soros got their business skills, look no further than this little adventure story told by their father.
In simple, understated style, Tivadar Soros tells how he and his companions broke out of their Siberian prisoner-of-war camp at the time of the Russian Revolution and traveled on foot through inhospitable mountains to freedom..
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Van Vechten: Caruso's MustacheCarl Van Vechten: Caruso's Mustache Off
and Other Writings about Music and Musicians

(ISBN 9781595690708)

Selected, edited, and with a Preface by Bruce Kellner
Carl Van Vechten was first to offer serious assessments of the music of Igor Stravinsky, Erik Satie, George Gershwin, and the operas of Richard Stauss. He wrote the earliest study in America of the music of Spain. He was first to advocate musical scores for movies. He contended that ragtime and jazz were the only uniquely American music, at a time when they were dismissed or ignored by other critics.
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Bruce Kellner
:
The Honesties of Love


In this comedy of bad manners, the ill-matched parents of too young newly-weds Billy and Ann Richardson politely collide in a series of encounters guaranteed to insure catastrophe, when a wry college professor, a glamorous real estate agent, a randy plumber, and a frustrated housewife politely face off on some social and sexual battlefields ... More...

   

   Also available:

Well Dictionary

John C. Wells: English-Esperanto-English Dictionary
Hardcover with jacket or paperback; 508 pages

Both directions: Contains both Esperanto–English and English–Esperanto sections, with a total of over 30,000 entries.
Completely revised and rewritten.
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Well Dictionary

Ulrich Becker (Ed.): Esperanto in
The New York Times
(1887-1922)

This book is a look back at the beginnings of the Esperanto movement in the US and beyond, opening a window into contemporaneous accounts on the pages of a world-renowned news paper.
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Well Dictionary

Aleksander Korzhenkov: Zamenhof: The Life, Works and Ideas of the Author of Esperanto

That biography was originally published in Esperanto; the present version, in Ian Richmond's excellent translation, is an abridged version of the original text, prepared for English readers by the author.
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Debra Yergen:

Creating Job Security. Resource Guide
(2nd Edition)

Conveniently-sized guide with well over 100 hot job resources, categorized by industry. The Green Light Scoring Model™ enables readers to evaluate career opportunities based on seven pre-determined elements for success: Income, Opportunity, Creativity, Feasibility, Flexibility, Stability, and Longevity... More...


Khaya Gqibitole:
Tutaishi. An African Tale

(Novel)

A story of shame, hope and triumph. It is a novel about a young girl, Theo, who manages to escape abuse from the Congo, where she has been in the hands of rebel soldiers. After many difficulties she travels to South Africa where she befriends and later falls in love with a young man, Qhama...

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Howard Sturgis:
Tim

(Novel - early gay classic)

"Tim" (1891; sometimes subtitled "A Story of a School Life") is a delicate portrayal of a sensitive boy's devoted affection for an older boy - a very touching story of a tender and self-forgetful character. ...

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Two People.
Classic Gay Novel
.
By Donald Windham


Neglected for over forty years, this moving novel has been republished in a more tolerant climate. Two People is about a love affair in Rome between a middle-aged American and a much younger Italian. First published in 1965, when the word "gay" in its sexual implications was little used or even recognized by heterosexuals, Two People anticipated many novels about same-sex relationships that followed.
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Concise Encyclopedia of the Original Literature of Esperanto.
By Geoffrey Sutton
Hardcover, dust jacket, 740 pages; 9" x 6".

This outstanding work of scholarly reference appears in English for the first time. No other such extensive descriptive work is available on this global cultural phenomenon. Esperanto is the only planned international language to have become the vernacular and literary medium of a widespread speech community. This work charts the evolution of its original literature from its humble beginnings in 1887 to its worldwide use in every literary genre in the present day. More...

Winter Ridge. A Love Story.
By Bruce Kellner

Mature love story explores the power of memory, music and enduring love: Approaching old age, Silas Harmon closes his San Francisco bookshop to retire to the summer cottage in Kentucky where he spent his youth. There he encounters - for the first time in fifty-five years - the lonely Polish refugee with whom he had a love affair when he was sixteen and she was thirty-two. Together they must now confront how that forbidden alliance influenced both their lives and how it will influence the few years ahead of them... More...

Firecrackers.
A Realistic Novel.
By Carl Van Vechten

The long-unprinted novel is considered an authentic portrait of the 1920s and explores the eternal search for happiness

First published in 1925, the novel centers around a wide cast of characters whose lives are irrevocably changed by the mysterious Gunnar O'Grady in 1920s New York. Though, like most Van Vechten novels, there is more than actually meets the eye.
"Of the four (out of seven) novels that deal directly with what he called 'the splendid drunken twenties' in New York, Firecrackers was published at the heart of the period and comes closest to depicting the Jazz Age in all its variety."
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Bitterness.
An African Novel from Zambia.
By Malama Katulwende

Julius Chongo Award 2006
for Best Creative Writing

Tribal and social affiliations and the student riots at the University of Zambia, in a captivating and intelligent story about love, political involvement and individual responsibilities. --- This is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a Zambian poet and intellectual. Based on real events, this novel provides an insight into African history, daily life, and culture, at the example of an oppressive society. Imagine Europe's revolts of 1968 in Austral Africa...
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Van Vechten: Caruso's MustacheIn German and Esperanto:
Interlingvistiko kaj esperantologio. Bibliografio de la publikajoj de Detlev Blanke.
Interlinguistik und Esperantologie. Bibliographie der Veröffentlichungen von Detlev Blanke.

(ISBN 9781595692023)
In Deutsch und Esperanto/ En la germana kaj Esperanto

53-jaroj da publikigado: Dulingva (Esperanta kaj germana) bibliografio de unu el la plej agemaj kaj verkemaj interlingvistoj, esperantologoj kaj Esperanto-aktivuloj de la movado, Detlev Blanke.
53 Jahre an Veröffentlichungen: Zweisprachige Bibliographie (Esperanto und Deutsch) von einem der wohl aktivsten Interlinguisten, Esperantologen und Organisatoren der Esperanto-Bewegung, Detlev Blanke.
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Rediscover with Mondial French, German, Italian, and Danish classic fiction, and much more:

Many of the works of these authors have not been published in the US for decades, i.a.:

 

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BOOKS IN (OR ABOUT) ESPERANTO:

Literature originally written in Esperanto: The so-called "Originala Esperanto-literaturo" - prose and poetry
Books in English
: Books about the history of the Esperanto movememnt (among others)

Dictionaries and more: English-Esperanto and Esperanto-English dictionary, a literary encyclopedia (among others)
Books in Esperanto: All our books written in (or translated into) the international language Esperanto

NON-FICTION:

LINGUISTICS:
Wera Blanke:
Esperanto - Terminologie und Terminologiearbeit (Essays about terminology in English and German)
Geoffrey Sutton:
Concise Encyclopedia of the Original Literature of Esperanto

PSYCHOLOGY:
Sigmund Freud:
Dream Psychology (Psychoanalysis for Beginner)

POLITICS - HISTORY:
Jack London:
War of the Classes. Revolution. The Shrinkage of the Planet
(Political Essays)
Karl Marx:
The Eightheenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte
Friedrich Engels:
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific (Social-Historical Essay. Introduction by Karl Marx. With an appendix: The Mark)
Friedrich Engels: Feuerbach—The Roots of Socialist Philosophy
(plus: Karl Marx: Theses on Feuerbach)

SOCIETY–SATIRE:
Jerome K. Jerome:
Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow
(Satirical Essays)

ECONOMY / EMPLOYMENT:
Debra Yergen:
Creating Job Security. Resource Guide (
2010 Edition)

AFRICAN LITERATURE:

Malama Katulwende: Bitterness (An African Novel from Zambia)
Khaya Gqibitole: Tutaishi. An African Tale (An African Novel from South Africa and the Congo)

GAY FICTION:

Oscar Wilde (et al.): Teleny or The Reverse of the Medal (Gay Erotic Classic)
Donald Windham:
Two People (2008 edition of a classic gay novel; first edition: 1965)
Howard Overing Sturgis: Tim (Story of a School Life) (Early Gay Classic)

FRENCH CLASSICS:

Emile Zola:

The Rougon-Macquart (in alphabetical order):

1. Abbé Mouret's Transgression (The Sin of the Abbé Mouret);
2. The Conquest of Plassans;
3. Doctor Pascal;
4. The Downfall
(The Debacle);

5. The Dream;
5. His Excellency (Eugène Rougon),
7. The Fat and the Thin (The Belly of Paris),
8. The Fortune of the Rougons;
9. The Joy of Life (Zest for Life);
10. A Love Episode (A Page of Love);
11. Money;
12. Piping Hot! (Pot-Bouille).
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3. The Soil (The Earth);

Other books by Emile Zola:

Death;
The Fête at Coqueville (The Coqueville Spree);
The Flood
;
For
a Night of Love;
Fruitfulness (from: The Four Gospels);
Jean Gourdon's Four Days;
The Mysteries of Marseille.


Other French authors (last names in alphabetical order):

Honoré de Balzac:
Ursula
(Ursule Mirouet);
Maitre Cornelius


Alphonse Daudet:

Little What's-His-Name (Little Good-for-Nothing; Le petit chose)

Gustave Flaubert:
Salammbo
(Salambo)


Anatole France:
The Gods Are Athirst
(Les dieux ont soif)
;
The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
;
Penguin Island

André Gide:
Strait is the Gate
(La porte étroite)
;
Prometheus Illbound
(Le Prométhée mal enchaîné);
Recollections of Oscar Wilde


Edmond and Jules de Goncourt:
Germinie Lacerteux


Victor Hugo:
Ninety-Three
;
Bug-Jargal
;
The Man who Laughs
(By Order of the King);
History of a Crime
(The Testimony of an Eye-Witness)


Romain Rolland:
Pierre and Luce
Colas Breugnon. A Burgundian Story


Jules Verne:
An Antarctic Mystery
(The Sphinx of the Ice Fields)

GERMAN CLASSICS IN ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS:

(last names in alphabetical order):

Adelbert von Chamisso:
Peter Schlemihl


Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
(Austrian):
Krambambuli. The District Doctor (Two Novellas)

Theodor Fontane:
Trials and Tribulations. A Berlin Novel
(Novel)

Franz Grillparzer
(Austrian):
The Poor Musician (Novella)

Wilhelm Hauff (Austrian):
The Cold Heart. Nose, The Dwarf (Two German Tales)

Heinrich Heine:

Germany. A Winter Tale
(Bilingual Edition. Deutschland. Ein Wintermärchen);
The Rabbi of Bacharach
(novel);
Florentine Nights
;
The Memoirs of Herr von Schnabelewopski


E.T.A. Hoffmann:

The Sandman. The Elementary Spirit (Two Mysterious Tales)

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

The Sorrows of Young Werther


Gottfried Keller (Swiss-German):
A Village Romeo and Juliet
(novella);
Ursula
;
The Governor of Greifensee

Bernhard Kellermann:
God's Beloved (
A German Novella)

Heinrich von Kleist:

Michael Kohlhaas
(A Tale from an Old Chronicle)

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing:
Minna von Barnhelm, or The Soldier's Fortune (
A Comedy)

Wilhelm Raabe:

The Hunger Pastor (A novel)

Adalbert Stifter:

Brigitta


Theodor Storm:
The Rider of the White Horse
(The Dikegrave);
Immensee


DANISH CLASSICS:

Martin Andersen Nexø (Nexö):
Ditte
(Ditte Everywoman. Complete Edition: Girl Alive. Daughter of Man. Towards the Starts);
Pelle the Conqueror
(Complete Edition: Boyhood. Apprenticeship. The Great Struggle. Daybreak)

ITALIAN CLASSICS:

Gabriele D'Annunzio:
The Child of Pleasure

Luigi Pirandello:
Signora Speranza

POLISH CLASSICS:

Adam Mickiewicz:
Pan Tadeusz (Sir Taddeus)

ENGLISH LITERATURE (US):

(last names in alphabetical order):


Susan Doolidge:
Clover


Bruce Kellner:

Winter Ridge
(A Love Story)

Sinclair Lewis:
The Trail of the Hawk


Jack London:
Burning Daylight
;
The Iron Heel
;
Before Adam. Children of the Frost
;
War of the Classes. Revolution. The Shrinkage of the Planet
(Political Essays)

Gertrude Stein:

Three Lives
(With an Introduction by Carl Van Vechten)

Carl Van Vechten:

Firecrackers
(A Realistic Novel)

Donald Windham:

Two People (Classic Gay Novel)

ENGLISH CLASSICS (UK):

(last names in alphabetical order):

Jane Austen:
Persuasion. Northanger Abbey (the two posthumously published Jane Austen novels in one volume)

Agatha Christie:

Two Novels: The Mysterious Affair at Styles. The Secret Adversary


Jerome K. Jerome:

Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow
(Satirical Essays)

Rudyard Kipling:
Ghost Stories

William Somerset Maugham:

The Trembling of the Leaf (Stories from the South Sea Islands)

Howard Overing Sturgis:
Tim - A Story of School Life
(Gay Classic Series)
Belchamber
All That Was Possible

Herbert George (H.G.) Wells:
Tales of Space and Time

Virginia Woolf:

Jacob's Room

Oscar Wilde:

Teleny or The Reverse of the Medal
(Gay Erotic Classic)
The Critic as Artist: Upon the Importance of Doing Nothing and Discussing Everything


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