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Most recent additions to the complete review:
- Jordanian author Hisham Bustani's collection of short fiction, The Perception of Meaning, in a bilingual edition from Syracuse University Press
- Czech author Martin Vopěnka's The Fifth Dimension
- Two variations by Anna Gavalda, in Life, Only Better
- André Alexis' recent Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning novel, Fifteen Dogs
- Enrique Vila-Matas' inspired Sophie Calle-novel(la), Because She Never Asked
- Vladimir Sorokin's deeply Russian novel, The Blizzard
- Eduardo Mendoza's 2010 Premio Planeta-winning novel of 1936 Spain, An Englishman in Madrid, finally also available in a US edition
- Gabrielle Wittkop's Murder Most Serene, just out from Wakefield Press
- Josep Maria de Sagarra's classic 1932 novel of Barcelona, Private Life, now available in English from Archipelago Books
- Nathalie Sarraute's classic volume of Tropisms, just re-issued as a New Directions Pearl
- Zoran Živković's bibliophile sextet, The Library
- Ellen Wiles on Literary Life in Myanmar Under Censorship and in Transition, in Saffron Shadows and Salvaged Scripts
- Martin Millar's comic novel of Aristophanes and ancient Greece, The Goddess of Buttercups and Daisies
- A Novel of the Fox Sisters by Hubert Haddad -- that was written in French --, Rochester Knockings -- published by Rochester-based Open Letter, of course
- Nobel laureate Ōe Kenzaburō's Death by Water, now available in English
- Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano's most recent novel, So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighborhood
- Paul Murray's new novel, The Mark and the Void
- Spiró György's impressive big historical novel, Captivity, just out from Restless Books
- Ruth Rendell's final novel, Dark Corners
- Gene Kritsky on Beekeeping in Ancient Egypt, in The Tears of Re
- Jean-Philippe Blondel's French bestseller, The 6:41 to Paris, now available in English from New Vessel Press
- Nakamura Fuminori's first novel, The Gun, soon finally also available in English, from Soho
- Ludmila Ulitskaya's sweeping novel, The Big Green Tent
- Héctor Aguilar Camín's 1985 novel, Death in Veracruz, finally available in English, from Schaffner Press
- Frank Witzel's German Book Prize-winning novel, Die Erfindung der Roten Armee Fraktion durch einen manisch-depressiven Teenager im Sommer 1969
- Marianne Fritz's 1978 debut, The Weight of Things, now available in English from the Dorothy project
- Deon Meyer's latest thriller, Icarus
- The 2013 prix Goncourt-winner, Pierre Lemaitre's The Great Swindle
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