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      Most recent additions to the complete review:
  • Maylis de Kerangal's widely acclaimed novel, now out as The Heart in the US -- and, sigh, as Mend the Living, in another translation, in the UK

  • John Wray's new novel, The Lost Time Accidents

  • Léon Bloy's 1894 collection of undeniably Disagreeable Tales, now in English from Wakefield Press

  • Michal Viewegh's classic 1992 novel, Bliss Was it in Bohemia, finally available in English

  • Martin Suter's The Last Weynfeldt

  • Kwee Tek Hoay's The Rose of Cikembang, another in Lontar's Modern Library of Indonesia-series

  • Rafael Chirbes' highly-acclaimed On the Edge, now out in English from New Directions, in Margaret Jull Costa's translation

  • Serge Brussolo's 1992 novel The Deep Sea Diver's Syndrome, finally in English, from Melville House

  • A Fantastical Tale of Life Under Putin by Oleg Kashin, Fardwor, Russia !

  • Ayatsuji Yukito's The Decagon House Murders

  • Bolesław Prus' 1890 classic, The Doll

  • Provisionally definitive secretary and president of the Oulipo Paul Fournel's Dear Reader, in David Bellos' translation, from Pushkin Press

  • An Ottoman Novel by Ahmet Midhat Efendi, Felâtun Bey and Râkım Efendi, forthcoming from Syracuse University Press

  • Paul Morand's 1941 novel, The Man in a Hurry, now in English from Pushkin Press

  • Zoran Živković's collection of Time Gifts, from Northwestern University Press' great 'Writings from an Unbound Europe'-series

  • An old one but a good one from Naguib Mahfouz, The Beginning and the End

  • Britta Böhler's Thomas Mann-novel, The Decision

  • Han Kang's The Vegetarian - with a US edition due out soon

  • The first in Bernhard Aichner's undertaker-trilogy, Woman of the Dead

  • Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's classc novel (on whch the Satyajit Ray-film was based ...), Pather Panchali

  • Pia Juul's The Murder of Halland, now also available in a North American edition

  • Claudia Piñeiro's latest, Betty Boo

  • Estonian author Mihkel Mutt's The Cavemen Chronicle, just out from Dalkey Archive Press

  • Denis Feeney finds The Beginnings of Latin Literature in Beyond Greek

  • Johanna Sinisalo's novel of a dystopian alter-Finland (and chili peppers),The Core of the Sun

  • Eminent judge Richard A. Posner weighs in on The Academy and the Judiciary -- and their Divergent Paths

  • Yi Mun-yol's fascinating 1979 novel Son of Man, finally available in English, in Dalkey Archive Press' Library of Korean Literature-series

  • Iain Pears' tremendously enjoyable Arcadia

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