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- A Writer's Awakening -- the third volume in Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's ongoing memoir-series, Birth of a Dream Weaver
- Elena Ferrante's children's book, The Beach at Night
- They've made a movie of Philip Roth's American Pastoral, so I finally get around to posting a review of it
- The first in Honda Tetsuya's bestselling Reiko Himekawa-series, The Silent Dead
- Jean Lorrain's decadent-era novel, Monsieur de Bougrelon
- Paul Willems' The Cathedral of Mist
- A fourth Marie-novel by Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Naked, just out in English from Dalkey Archive Press
- Carlos Fonseca's recent novel, Colonel Lágrimas
- Eduardo Rabasa's inspired A Zero-Sum Game, just (about) out from Deep Vellum
- Bae Suah's A Greater Music, just (about) out from Open Letter
- Another wild Pierre Lemaitre thriller, Blood Wedding
- Another great Czech (re)discovery from Jantar Publishing, Jan Křesadlo's GraveLarks
- Chinese author Ge Fei's The Invisibility Cloak, just (about) out from New York Review Books
- Another dark Frédéric Dard, The Wicked Go To Hell, just out from Pushkin Press
- Roberto Pazzi's papal-election novel, Conclave
- Spanish author David Trueba's recent novel, Blitz
- Always welcome: a new Pascal Garnier novel: The Eskimo Solution
- Rein Raud's very satisfying The Brother, just out from Open Letter
- Leon de Winter's thriller, Geronimo, in which the raid to kill Osama bin Laden goes quite differently
- Ruth Scurr's unusual biography, John Aubrey, My Own Life, now also in a US edition
- Cuban science fiction from Yoss, Super Extra Grande
- Sebastià Alzamora's Spanish Civil War thriller, Blood Crime -- complete with vampire
- William Domnarski's much-anticipated biography of Richard Posner
- Agustín Fernández Mallo's 2006 novel, Nocilla Dream, recently published in English by Fitzcarraldo Editions
- The first English translation (by Bruce Fudge) of A Hundred and One Nights, just out in NYU Press' Library of Arabic Literature
- An Israeli spy-thriller, of sorts, by Yiftach Reicher Atir, The English Teacher
- Jovanka Živanović's unusual tale of Fragile Travelers
- A major novel by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, The Doomed City, now available in English, from Chicago Review Press
- Matías Celedón's creatively conceived novel, The Subsidiary, just out from Melville House
- A new novel from Florence Noiville, A Cage in Search of a Bird
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