• FICTION

    HOMEGOING

    JUNE 7, 2016

FICTION

HOMEGOING

by Yaa Gyasi

A promising debut that’s awake to emotional, political, and cultural tensions across time and continents. Full review >

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    THE CROW GIRL

    JUNE 14, 2016

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE CROW GIRL

by Erik Axl Sund ; translated by Neil Smith

A smart, rewarding psychological thriller, with an emphasis on both of those genre terms. Full review >

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    BEFORE THE FEAST

    JUNE 14, 2016

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    SECONDHAND TIME

    MAY 24, 2016

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    THE CHILD POET

    FEB. 16, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE CHILD POET

by Homero Aridjis ; illustrated by Chloe Aridjis

A fine introduction to a writer who deserves to be better known to English-language readers. Full review >

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    THE FOX WAS EVER THE HUNTER

    MAY 10, 2016

FICTION

THE FOX WAS EVER THE HUNTER

by Herta Müller ; translated by Philip Boehm

An essential work of post–Iron Curtain literature and a harrowing portrait of life under suspicion. Full review >

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    THE BIRDS

    MARCH 8, 2016

FICTION

THE BIRDS

by Tarjei Vesaas ; translated by Michael Barnes & Torbjørn Støverund

From the first page, this novel grips us with an acutely sensitive rendition of a mentally handicapped man's inner world. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE ASSOCIATION OF SMALL BOMBS

    MARCH 22, 2016

FICTION

THE ASSOCIATION OF SMALL BOMBS

by Karan Mahajan

An engaging if plot-thick novel that’s alert to the intersection of the emotional and political. Full review >

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