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- Vikram Chandra on The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty (so the US sub-title), Geek Sublime
- Murakami Haruki's new novel, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
- Ian McEwan's new novel, The Children Act
- The first in Gonçalo M. Tavares' 'Kingdom'-tetralogy, but the last to make it into English (because, you know ...), A Man: Klaus Klump
- A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan, Sugawara no Takasue no Musume's The Sarashina Diary in a new translation
- Antoine Volodine's Writers, just out in English from Dalkey Archive Press
- The second Bar Lume mystery by Marco Malvaldi, Three-Card Monte
- Pascal Garnier's Moon in a Dead Eye, now also out in the US
- A Novel of the Iran-Iraq War by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi, Thirst
- Ismail Kadare's fascinating autobiographical novel of his Soviet-MFA time, Twilight of the Eastern Gods
- David Shafer's much buzzed-about debut Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
- A new translation of Arkady and Boris Strugatsky's classic, Hard to be a God
- Three stories by Uday Prakash, in The Walls of Delhi
- Richard House's massive four-in-one novel, The Kills, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize last year, and just now coming to the US
- Gérard de Villiers' very contemporary thriller The Madmen of Benghazi (re-)introduces his hero Malko Linge to English-speaking audiences
- Edward St. Aubyn's Man Booker-satire, Lost for Words
- Maurice Gilliams' 1936 Elias, available (or was ...) in a 1995 Sun & Moon Press edition
- Sankar's 1962 novel, Chowringhee
- A review-overview of Geoffrey Parker's landmark study of War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century, Global Crisis
- The first in Tanigawa Nagaru's series, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
- Michel Déon's charming novel of inter-war France, The Foundling Boy, finally in English, from Gallic Books
- One of the most eagerly awaited translations of the year, Andrei Bitov's The Symmetry Teacher
- The Poetry of Ālam-Tāj Zhāle Qā'em-Maqāmi, Mirror of Dew
- Jean-Patrick Manchette's 1972 noir, The Mad and the Bad, now in English from New York Review Books
- The Loeb Classical Library adds Philostratus' Heroicus to their collection
- Egyptian author Mohamed Salmawy's 2011 novel of a Tahrir Square-like uprising, Butterfly Wings
- Two stories by Tsutsui Yasutaka, in The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
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