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Most recent additions to the complete review:
- Maurice Gilliams' 1936 Elias, available (or was ...) in a 1995 Sun & Moon Press edition
- Sankar's 1962 novel, Chowringhee
- A review-overview of Geoffrey Parker's landmark study of War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century, Global Crisis
- The first in Tanigawa Nagaru's series, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
- Michel Déon's charming novel of inter-war France, The Foundling Boy, finally in English, from Gallic Books
- One of the most eagerly awaited translations of the year, Andrei Bitov's The Symmetry Teacher
- The Poetry of Ālam-Tāj Zhāle Qā'em-Maqāmi, Mirror of Dew
- Jean-Patrick Manchette's 1972 noir, The Mad and the Bad, now in English from New York Review Books
- The Loeb Classical Library adds Philostratus' Heroicus to their collection
- Egyptian author Mohamed Salmawy's 2011 novel of a Tahrir Square-like uprising, Butterfly Wings
- Two stories by Tsutsui Yasutaka, in The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
- Another novel by bestselling French author Marc Levy makes it into English, Replay
- Boris Vian's 1947 novel, in Oulipo-man Stanley Chapman's translation, Froth on the Daydream, now re-issued as: Mood Indigo (for the movie tie-in ...)
- Geoff Dyer's 1993 novel, The Search, finally makes it to the US
- A collection of short stories by Guadalupe Nettel, Natural Histories
- The second volume in Anders de la Motte's Game-trilogy, Buzz
- Published in one volume in English now, by McSweeney's, Alessandro Baricco's two separate-but-related works:
- Shin Kyung-Sook's I'll Be Right There
- William McIlvanney's 1977 'Tartan noir' classic, Laidlaw, re-issued by Canongate in the UK last year, and now out from Europa Editions in the US
- Dominique Eddé's recent novel of Syrian turmoil, Kamal Jann
- Herman Koch's Summer House with Swimming Pool, just in time for summer
- Two books by Indian author Jerry Pinto:
- His prize-winning novel, Em and the Big Hoom, finally making it to the US/UK
- His portrait of Helen: The Life and Times of an H-Bomb
- Leonardo Padura's recent novel about Leon Trotsky's assassin, The Man Who Loved Dogs
- Xu Zechen's novel, Running Through Beijing, just out from Two Lines Press
- Angolan author Ondjaki's Granma Nineteen and the Soviet's Secret, just out from Biblioasis
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