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Most recent additions to the complete review:
- Thirty Short Entertainments, in Michael Frayn's Matchbox Theatre -- now also avilable in a US edition
- Mikhail Elizarov's Russian Booker Prize-winning novel, The Librarian
- Senegalese author Boubacar Boris Diop's The Knight and His Shadow
- Another volume in Lontar's Modern Library of Indonesia-series, Dewi Lestari's (recently filmed) Supernova
- Two works by Irish writer Máirtín Ó Cadhain, finally available in English:
- A Cinematographic Tale (from 1920) by Jules Romains, Donogoo-Tonka or The Miracles of Science
- Three stories by Inoue Yasushi, collected in Life of a Counterfeiter
- French decadence in full bloom, in Octave Mirbeau's notorious 1899 novel, Torture Garden
- Honoré de Balzac's 1842 novel, The Black Sheep
- Bae Suah's novella, Nowhere to Be Found
- A new translation -- this one actually from the original Greek ! -- of Nikos Kazantzakis' classic Zorba the Greek
- Peter Stamm's All Days are Night
- The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway, in Åsne Seierstad's One of Us
- Edouard Levé's Newspaper, forthcoming from Dalkey Archive Press
- A collection of stories by Terayama Shūji, The Crimson Thread of Abandon
- Okot p'Bitek's classic Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol
- Jonas Karlsson's workplace novel, The Room
- Mario Vargas Llosa's The Discreet Hero, just out in English, in Edith Grossman's translation
- Linda Boström Knausgård's The Helios Disaster (yes, that's Karl Ove's wife)
- Mallock's gruesome thriller, The Faces of God
- Georgi Gospodinov's internationally acclaimed The Physics of Sorrow
- Johanna Sinisalo's The Blood of Angels
- Ukrainian-born German-writing Marjana Gaponenko's Who is Martha ?
- Two non-fiction works by Jalāl Āl-e Ahmad:
- The sort-of TV-tie-in, Leif GW Persson's Bäckström: He Who Kills the Dragon
- Louis-Ferdinand Céline's unusual doctoral dissertation, Semmelweis
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