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Most recent additions to the complete review:
- Diego De Silva's I hadn't understood
- Éric Faye's little based-on-a-(bizarre-)true-story novel, Nagasaki
- A new translation, by Margaret Jull Costa, of Benito Pérez Galdós' classic Tristana (yes, the basis for the Buñuel film)
- Much-anticipated science fiction from China, Liu Cixin's The Three-Body Problem
- A Novel of Chengdu by Murong, Leave Me Alone
- Oliver Friggieri's Children Come by Ship, the first translation from Maltese covered here
- Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano's Honeymoon, just re-issued by Godine in paperback
- Mynona's philosophical grotesque from 1920, The Creator, now in English from Wakefield Press
- Maylis de Kerangal's multiple-award-winning 2010 novel, Birth of a Bridge, now out in English from Talonbooks
- Georgian author Otar Chiladze's Avelum
- Three novellas by the new Nobel laureate, Patrick Modiano, collected in Suspended Sentences:
- Not a review, but a book I wrote -- an extended Literary Saloon dialogue -- is now available, Arno Schmidt: a centennial colloquy
- Another volume in Dalkey Archive Press' Library of Korean Literature, Haïlji's set-in-Lithuania novel The Republic of Užupis
- Roger Grenier's Palace of Books
- Murakami Haruki's forthcoming tale of The Strange Library
- Jean Dutourd's 1963 conversational novel, The Horrors of Love
- Iranian-born, Dutch-writing Kader Abdolah's (semi-)historical novel, The King
- A Father's Memoir in 424 Steps, Diogo Mainardi's The Fall
- Emmanuel Carrère's prix Renaudot-winning Limonov, now available in English
- Deon Meyer's new thriller, Cobra
- 1920 Nobel laureate Knut Hamsun's Victoria
- Chen Xiwo's The Book of Sins, just out in English from Forty-six
- Colin Adams' mathematical thriller, Zombies and Calculus
- Nakamura Fuminori's new thriller, Last Winter, We Parted
- Judith Schalansky's Darwinian novel, The Giraffe's Neck
- Another volume in Dalkey Archive Press' Library of Korean Literature, Park Min-gyu's Pavane for a Dead Princess
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