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Most recent additions to the complete review:
- Aleksandar Hemon's new novel, The Making of Zombie Wars
- François Jullien's fascinating study, The Book of Beginnings
- Another Inspector Jensen novel from Per Wahlöö, The Steel Spring, recently re-translated
- Tsitsi Dangarembga's classic, Nervous Conditions
- Erlom Akhvlediani's Vano and Niko, new in Dalkey Archive Press' Georgian Literature Series
- Agustín de Rojas' A Legend of the Future -- science fiction from Cuba, from Restless Books
- Adam Thirlwell's new novel, Lurid & Cute
- Georges Simenon's only recently translated 1946 novel, The Mahé Circle, now available in the US as well
- Per Wahlöö's dystopian mystery from 1964, Murder on the Thirty-First Floor, recently re-published, in a new translation
- Éric Chevillard's novel, The Author and Me
- Imraan Coovadia's recent novel, Tales of the Metric System
- Florence Noiville's Attachment
- Another volume from the Modern Library of Indonesia, Seno Gumira Ajidarma's 1996 novel, Jazz, Perfume and the Incident
- Yan Lianke's creative take on China's Great Leap Forward, The Four Books
- Simon Leys' The Death of Napoleon, newly re-issued by New York Review Books
- One More Last Rite for the Detective Genre, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky's (un)conventional mystery, The Dead Mountaineer's Inn
- Antoine Laurain's The Red Notebook
- Sergio Ramírez's 1988 novel Divine Punishment, finally appearing in English
- Valeria Luiselli's Faces in the Crowd
- Margaret Millar's 1955 novel, the Edgar-winning Beast in View
- Zakes Mda's novel, Black Diamond
- The first unabridged translation of Ippolito Nievo's nineteenth century classic, Confessions of an Italian
- Octave Mirbeau's twice famously filmed The Diary of a Chambermaid
- Jean Echenoz's new collection, The Queen's Caprice
- Thirty Short Entertainments, in Michael Frayn's Matchbox Theatre -- now also avilable in a US edition
- Mikhail Elizarov's Russian Booker Prize-winning novel, The Librarian
- Senegalese author Boubacar Boris Diop's The Knight and His Shadow
- Another volume in Lontar's Modern Library of Indonesia-series, Dewi Lestari's (recently filmed) Supernova
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