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      Most recent additions to the complete review:
  • A new translation of Francesco Petrarca -- Petrarch's -- My Secret Book, in the I Tatti Renaissance Library

  • Jung Young Moon's Vaseline Buddha, just about out from Deep Vellum

  • Guenter Lewy on Book Censorship in Nazi Germany, in Harmful and Undesirable

  • Leonardo Sciascia's 1963 novel, The Council of Egypt

  • Stig Sæterbakken's Invisible Hands, one of two of his novels coming from Dalkey Archive Press this summer

  • Marguerite Duras' slim 1970 novel, Abahn Sabana David, now finally in English, from Open Letter

  • Emma Smith on Four Centuries of an Iconic Book, Shakespeare's First Folio

  • Belarusian author Vasil Bykau's classic, Alpine Ballad, in a new (and uncensored) translation

  • Another (not yet translated) Thomas Glavinic novel, Lisa

  • A new Pascal Garnier, Too Close to the Edge

  • More Cuban science fiction by Agustín de Rojas from Restless Books, The Year 200

  • Just in time for Euro 2016, Jean-Philippe Toussaint's Football

  • David Foenkinos' 2014 prix Renaudot-winning Charlotte, just out in English

  • Dalkey Archive Press bring out another of Markus Werner's novels, Cold Shoulder -- translated by Michael Hofmann

  • Georges Simenon's 1933 novel of colonial West Africa, Tropic Moon

  • Jhumpa Lahiri takes to Italian, in In Other Words

  • Eduard Márquez's novel, Brandes's Decision

  • Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's 1929 novel, Farewell my Friend

  • Egyptian author Basma Abdel Aziz's dystopian The Queue, just out in English from Melville House

  • Another of Augusto De Angelis' Inspector De Vincenzi novels from the 1930s, The Hotel of the Three Roses, just out from Pushkin Press

  • The classic Japanese play, Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy, just re-issued in paperback by Columbia University Press

  • Wojciech Żukrowski's 1966 novel, Stone Tablets, just out in English from Paul Dry Books

  • Alejandro Jodorowsky's fantastical Albina and the Dog-Men, just out in English from Restless Books

  • Alina Bronsky's 2015 German Book Prize-longlisted Baba Dunja's Last Love, now out in English

  • Georges Simenon's 1942 novel, The Widow

  • Dumitru Tsepeneag's novel/A Building Site Beneath the Open Sky, The Bulgarian Truck

  • Adrien Bosc's Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française-winning plane-crash novel, Constellation, just out in English

  • A new Guido Guerrieri-novel by Gianrico Carofiglio, A Fine Line

  • Vadim Levental's Masha Regina, long- and short-listed for a variety of the big Russian literary awards

  • Allasani Peddana's 16th century Telugu poem, The Story of Manu, in the Murty Classical Library of India

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