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Most recent additions to the complete review:
- Ken MacLeod's science fiction police procedural, The Night Sessions
- Jean Ferry's charming, unusual collection, The Conductor and Other Tales
- Spanish author Antonio Hill's thriller, The Summer of Dead Toys
- Markus Werner's 1984 novel, Zündel's Exit, now available in English
- The great Patrick White's first novel, Happy Valley, finally back in print
- Very preliminary coverage of the epochal translation of Giacomo Leopardi's Zibaldone
- Lorenzo Silva's novel, The Faint-hearted Bolshevik
- Ken MacLeod's novel, The Restoration Game
- Jang Eun-jin's No One Writes Back -- another volume in Dalkey Archive Press' new Library of Korean Literature
- Belarusian author Victor Martinovich's vision of Paranoia
- German author Ferdinand von Schirach's legal thriller, The Collini Case
- An Experimental Translation by Chantal Wright of Yoko Tawada's Portrait of a Tongue
- Popular French author Philippe Djian's Consequences, now out in English
- Eugen Ruge's 2011 German Book Prize-winning novel, In Times of Fading Light
- Icelandic author Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir's novel, The Creator
- Two Alfred Hayes novels from the 1950s, recently reissued by New York Review Books:
- Rafael Bernal's 1969 Mexican noir, The Mongolian Conspiracy, finally available in English, from New Directions
- Tilman Rammstedt's amusing escapist novel, The King of China, just out in English from Seagull Books
- Hwang Sun-mi's bestselling fable, The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly, now available in English
- Albert Cossery's 1948 novel, The Lazy Ones, just re-issued by New Directions, as Laziness in the Fertile Valley
- Mizumura Minae's A True Novel, just out in a two-volume edition from Other Press
- Rodrigo Rey Rosa's The African Shore, now available in English, in Yale University Press' Margellos World Republic of Letters-series
- Aḥmad Fāris al-Shidyāq's seminal 1855 classic, Leg Over Leg (I), now available in a bilingual edition from the new Library of Arabic Literature
- Ivan Vladislaviċ's Double Negative, now out in the US and UK, too
- Pierre Lemaitre's thriller, Alex
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