Justin's Picks

Malaprop's Senior Buyer and Bookstore Manager, Justin's lived in and around Asheville his entire life, spending his formative years in Fletcher and Hendersonville, and eventually earning a creative writing degree from UNC-Asheville. His favorites are a mix of translated fiction, weird Southern lit and Kurt Vonnegut.

 

 

 

 

 

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Spy of the First Person Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525521563
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - December 5th, 2017

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In the Distance Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894883
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Coffee House Press - October 10th, 2017

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The Sarah Book Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780988518391
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tyrant Books - July 11th, 2017

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Affections Cover Image
By Rodrigo Hasbun, Sophie Hughes (Translator)
$23.00
ISBN: 9781501154799
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 12th, 2017

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The Consequences Cover Image
By Nina Weijers, Hester Velmans (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780997818437
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doppelhouse Press - September 19th, 2017

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How to Set a Fire and Why Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911754
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 13th, 2017

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Our Dead World Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781943150113
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dalkey Archive Press - May 26th, 2017

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The Deaths of Henry King Cover Image
By Brian Evenson, Jesse Ball, LILLI Carre (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781941250204
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Uncivilized Books - October 31st, 2017

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The Little Buddhist Monk & the Proof Cover Image
By Cesar Aira, Nick Caistor (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811221122
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 30th, 2017

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The Kingdom Cover Image
By Emmanuel Carrere, John Lambert (Translator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374184308
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 7th, 2017

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A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781784781712
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Verso - April 11th, 2017

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Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780571329960
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Faber & Faber Social - March 14th, 2017

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Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli, Jon Lee Anderson (Introduction by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781566894951
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Coffee House Press - April 4th, 2017

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Suite for Barbara Loden Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780997366600
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dorothy a Publishing Project - October 17th, 2016

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Kalpa Imperial: The Greatest Empire That Never Was Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781931520058
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Small Beer Press - August 1st, 2003

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Shadowbahn Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735212015
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Blue Rider Press - February 14th, 2017

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The One Inside Cover Image
By Sam Shepard, Patti Smith (Foreword by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9780451494580
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 7th, 2017

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Ema the Captive Cover Image
By Cesar Aira, Chris Andrews (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811219105
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - December 6th, 2016

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Thus Bad Begins Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781101946084
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - November 1st, 2016

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Submission Cover Image
By Michel Houellebecq, Lorin Stein (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250097347
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador USA - October 25th, 2016

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Time Travel: A History Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780307908797
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pantheon Books - September 27th, 2016

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The Incantations of Daniel Johnston Cover Image
By Ricardo Cavolo (Artist), Scott McClanahan (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$17.95
ISBN: 9781937512453
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - July 19th, 2016

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Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811225397
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - July 26th, 2016

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Ninety-Nine Stories of God Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781941040355
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tin House Books - July 12th, 2016

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Brightfellow Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781566894401
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Coffee House Press - July 5th, 2016

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The Attempt Cover Image
By Magdalena Platzova, Alex Zucker (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781942658085
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bellevue Literary Press - May 10th, 2016

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A General Theory of Oblivion Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671312
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Published: Archipelago Books - December 15th, 2015

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Space: An Eschew Collection Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780996273923
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Secret Acres - April 5th, 2016

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The End of Days Cover Image
By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811225137
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - February 8th, 2016

A Little Lumpen Novelita Cover Image
By Roberto Bolano, Natasha Wimmer (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811225151
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - March 21st, 2016

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The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977368
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 5th, 2016

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Target in the Night Cover Image
By Ricardo Piglia, Sergio Waisman (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781941920169
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Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - November 10th, 2015

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The Story of My Teeth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894098
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Published: Coffee House Press - September 15th, 2015

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Between the World and Me Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 14th, 2015

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The Argonauts Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781555977078
Availability: Special Order - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Graywolf Press - May 5th, 2015

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Counternarratives Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780811224345
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 21st, 2015

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King Kong Theory Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781558616578
Availability: Backordered
Published: Feminist Press - April 1st, 2010

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Apocalypse Baby Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781558618916
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feminist Press - March 31st, 2015

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The Dream of My Return Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811223430
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - March 10th, 2015

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Texas: The Great Theft Cover Image
By Carmen Boullosa, Samantha Schnee (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781941920008
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Deep Vellum Publishing - December 2nd, 2014

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The Musical Brain: And Other Stories Cover Image
By Cesar Aira, Chris Andrews (Translator)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780811220293
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - March 3rd, 2015

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Faces in the Crowd Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781566893541
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Published: Coffee House Press - May 13th, 2014

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Does Not Love Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781940430232
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Curbside Splendor Publishing - October 14th, 2014

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2666 Cover Image
By Roberto Bolano, Natasha Wimmer (Translator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780312429218
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador USA - September 1st, 2009

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The Savage Detectives Cover Image
By Roberto Bolano, Natasha Wimmer (Translator)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780312427481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador USA - March 4th, 2008

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By Night in Chile Cover Image
By Roberto Bolano, Chris Andrews (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811215473
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - December 17th, 2003

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The Map and the Territory Cover Image
By Michel Houellebecq, Gavin Bowd (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307946539
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage International - November 13th, 2012

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Crapalachia: A Biography of a Place Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781937512033
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Two Dollar Radio - March 19th, 2013