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Most recent additions to the complete review:
- José Eduardo Agualusa's A General Theory of Oblivion -- a finalist for both the Man Booker International Prize and the Best Translated Book Award
- The Jan Michalski Prize-winning novel by Ukrainian author Serhiy Zhadan, Voroshilovgrad, coming out from Deep Vellum
- Yuri Herrera's Signs Preceding the End of the World -- a (deserving) Best Translated Book Award finalist
- Bharavi's Arjuna and the Hunter, in a new translation and bilingual edition from the Murty Classical Library of India
- A review-overview of A Memoir by Alain Mabanckou, The Lights of Pointe-Noire
- Togawa Masako's first mystery, The Master Key
- A Greenlander's Dream: Mathias Storch's Singnagtugaq, the first novel written in Greenlandic, now available -- a century later -- in English
- Jung Young-moon's A Contrived World, forthcoming from Dalkey Archive Press
- Pascal Quignard's small 2000 novel, A Terrace in Rome, in a beautiful small edition from Wakefield Press
- Miguel Ángel Hernández's intriguing modern-art novel, Escape Attempt, just out in English from Hispabooks
- Shimada Masahiko's 1989 novel, Dream Messenger
- Sahar Mandour's contemporary-Beirut tale, 32
- Fakhraddin Gorgani's eleventh-century verse epic, Vis and Ramin
- Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano's 2007 novel, In the Café of Lost Youth
- The second in Mark Hodder's Burton & Swinburne Adventures, The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man
- Tomáš Zmeškal's very fine Love Letter in Cuneiform
- Mircea Eliade's teenage novel, Diary of a Short-Sighted Adolescent
- Penguin Classic's new translation (by Minsoo Kang) of a Korean classic, The Story of Hong Gildong
- Another Michal Ajvaz novel, Empty Streets, just out from Dalkey Archive Press
- Oulipo-author Michèle Audin's One Hundred Twenty-One Days, forthcoming from Deep Vellum
- Augusto de Angelis' 1935 mystery The Murdered Banker, finally in English courtesy Pushkin Press' new Vertigo imprint
- Russian-writing Ukrainian author Alexei Nikitin's Istemi, now coming to the US from Melville House as Y.T.
- Jia Pingwa's notorious 1993 novel, Ruined City, finally in English, in Howard Goldblatt's translation
- Sony Labou Tansi's 1981 novel, The Shameful State, finally available in English
- A Moroccan police procedural by Abdelilah Hamdouchi, Whitefly, from the American University in Cairo Press' new Hoopoe imprint
- A collection of Murakami Ryu's stories of Tokyo Decadence
- Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer's Libris Literatuurprijs-winning novel, La Superba, just out from Deep Vellum
- Renowned Indologist Wendy Doniger takes a stab at Redeeming the Kamasutra
- Another 'Detective Galileo' mystery from Higashino Keigo, A Midsummer's Equation
- Daniela Hodrová's A Kingdom of Souls, finally available in English
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