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      Most recent additions to the complete review:
  • 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

  • Oulipo-author Paul Fournel's Little Girls Breathe the Same Air As We Do

  • Christine Brooke-Rose's 1986 novel, Xorandor

  • The first of several by Frédéric Dard coming out in Pushkin's Vertigo-imprint, Bird in a Cage -- translated by David Bellos

  • Marie NDiaye's Ladivine

  • 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 winner

  • 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

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