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The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

Shokoofeh Azar

This book is a powerful and evocative literary novel set in Iran in the period immediately after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Using the lyrical magic realism style of classical Persian storytelling, Azar draws the reader into...

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The Impossible Fairy Tale

The Impossible Fairy Tale

Han Yujoo

The Impossible Fairytale tells the story of the nameless 'Child', who struggles to make a mark on the world, and her classmate Mia, whose spoiled life is everything the Child's is not.

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Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

Fernanda Melchor, Sophie Hughes

An urgent and captivating tale of dark magic and small-town corruption from one of the most thrilling and accomplished young Mexican writers.

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 Read reviewLittle Eyes

Little Eyes

Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell

A spine-tingling portrait of our obsession with technology, from Argentinian sensation Samanta Schweblin

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Minor Detail

Minor Detail

Adania Shibli, Elisabeth Jaquette

From a young Palestinian writer comes this compelling look at the Israel/Palestine conflict, from both the perspective of an Israeli soldier in 1949 as well as that of a young Palestinian woman.

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 Read reviewThe Disaster Tourist

The Disaster Tourist

Yun Ko-eun, Lizzie Buehler

Yona has been stuck behind a desk for years working as a programming coordinator for Jungle, a travel company specialising in package holidays to destinations ravaged by disaster

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The Great Homecoming

The Great Homecoming

Anna Kim, Jamie Lee Searle

Three friends are caught between the warring states of North and South Korea, in this epic novel of love, espionage and betrayal.

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 Read reviewKim Jiyoung, Born 1982

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

Cho Nam-Joo, Jamie Chang

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 is the South Korean sensation that has got the whole world talking. The life story of one young woman born at the end of the twentieth century raises questions about endemic misogyny and institutional...

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The Memory Police

The Memory Police

Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder

The Memory Police is a beautiful, haunting and provocative fable about the power of memory and the trauma of loss, from one of Japan's greatest writers.

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Three Apples Fell from the Sky

Three Apples Fell from the Sky

Narine Abgaryan, Lisa C. Hayden

An unforgettable story of friendship and feuds in a remote Armenian mountain village

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Breasts and Eggs

Breasts and Eggs

Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett, David Boyd

A strange and beguiling novel about three women struggling to determine their own lives in contemporary Tokyo, from Japan's most exciting young writer, Mieko Kawakami

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The Only Child

The Only Child

Mi-ae Seo, Jung Yewon

The Only Child is a shockingly unnerving psychological thriller from bestselling Korean author Mi-ae Seo.

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One Day I'll Tell You Everything

One Day I’ll Tell You Everything

Emmanuelle Pagano, Penny Hueston

The winner of the 2009 European Prize for Literature, this startling and powerful French novel is translated into English for the first time.

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Celestial Bodies

Celestial Bodies

Jokha Alharthi, Marilyn Booth

Celestial Bodies is a coiled spring of a novel, telling of Oman's coming-of-age through the prism of one family's losses and loves.

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Untold Night and Day

Untold Night and Day

Bae Suah, Deborah Smith

A seductive, disorienting story about multiple identities - unfolding over a day and a night in the sweltering heat of Seoul's summer - for readers of Han Kang's The Vegetarian and Samanta Schweblin's Fever Dream

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Convenience Store Woman

Sayaka Murata, Ginny Tapley Takemori

The English-language debut of an exciting young voice in international fiction, selling 660,000 copies in Japan alone, Convenience Store Woman is a bewitching portrayal of contemporary Japan through the eyes of a single woman who...

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The Discomfort of Evening

The Discomfort of Evening

Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Michele Hutchison

The sensational Dutch bestseller: Marieke Lucas Rijneveld's extraordinary portrait of a farming family distorted by grief, translated by Michele Hutchison.

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Aetherial Worlds

Aetherial Worlds

Tatyana Tolstaya, Anya Migdal

From one of contemporary Russia's finest writers, a spellbinding collection of eighteen stories, her first to be translated into English in more than twenty years.     

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Bright

Bright

Duanwad Pimwana, Mui Poopoksakul

Explores the quality of human resilience through the adventures of Kampol Changsamran, a young boy left behind by his parents after their break-up --

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Elly

Elly

Maike Wetzel, Lyn Marven

A missing child is a nightmare for any family. But what happens when they come back?

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Dry Milk

Dry Milk

Huo Yan, Duncan M. Campbell

Dry Milk is a work of fiction that gives a perspective on Antipodean culture unlike any other, told from the point of view of an immigrant alienated from his new home, both its New Zealand and Chinese communities.

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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Svetlana Alexievich, Bela Shayevich

In this magnificent requiem to a civilization in ruins, the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate reinvents a singular, polyphonic literary form, bringing together the voices of dozens of witnesses to the collapse of the USSR in...

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The Unwomanly Face of War

The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky

'Why, having stood up for and held their own place in a once absolutely male world, have women not stood up for their history? A whole world is hidden from us. Their war remains unknown . . . I want to write the history of that...

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Mouthful of Birds

Mouthful of Birds

Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell

A spellbinding collection of short stories from the Argentinian sensation Samanta Schweblin     

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Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories

Svetlana Alexievich, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky

What did it mean to grow up in the Soviet Union during the Second World War? In the late 1970s, Svetlana Alexievich started interviewing people who had experienced war as children, the generation that survived and had to live with...

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Adele

Adele

Leila Slimani, Sam Taylor

Written in prose of elegant - but never bloodless - neutrality, Leila Slimani's second novel published in English explores not so much promiscuity as the modern-day pressures that drive Adele into this perilous loss of self. ...

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Lullaby

Lullaby

Leila Slimani, Sam Taylor

The baby is dead. It took only a few seconds.   

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Hour of the Star

Hour of the Star

Clarice Lispector, Benjamin Moser

Living in the slums of Rio and eking out a living as a typist, Macabéa loves movies, Coca-Cola and her philandering rat of a boyfriend; she would like to be like Marilyn Monroe, but she is ugly, underfed, sickly and...

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Complete Stories

Complete Stories

Clarice Lispector, Katrina Dodson

Features stories ranging from teenagers coming into awareness of their sexual and artistic powers to humdrum housewives whose lives are shattered by unexpected epiphanies to old people who don't know what to do with themselves.

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The Nakano Thrift Shop

The Nakano Thrift Shop

Hiromi Kawakami, Allison Markin Powell

A beguiling story of love found amid odds and ends, The Nakano Thrift Shop is a heart-warming and utterly charming novel from one of Japan's most celebrated contemporary novelists. 

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Katalin Street

Katalin Street

Magda Szabo, Len Rix

From the author of The Door, selected as one of the New York Times "10 Best Books of 2015," this is a heartwrenching tale about a group of friends and lovers torn apart by the German occupation of Budapest during World...

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Abigail

Abigail

Magda Szabo, Len Rix

A cult coming-of-age novel by the multi-award winning author of THE DOOR and KATALIN STREET.

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Let's Hope for the Best

Let’s Hope for the Best

Carolina Setterwall, Elizabeth Clark Wessell

The international bestseller. A Scandinavian One Day, Let's Hope for the Best is a beautifully written, intimate and emotionally brave debut novel about a young mother facing the sudden death of her partner.

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The Vegetarian: A Novel

The Vegetarian: A Novel

Han Kang, Deborah Smith

A trangressive, unsettling novel in three acts, about rebellion and taboo, violence and eroticism, and the twisting metamorphosis of a soul

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Flights

Flights

Olga Tokarczuk, Jennifer Croft

A literary and imaginative book that explores subjects such as anatomy and psychology through narratives and reflections on travel and the body, and life and death.

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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones

A subversive, entertaining noir novel from the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize.

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The Pine Islands

The Pine Islands

Marion Poschmann, Jen Calleja

The Pine Islands is a serene, playful, profoundly moving story of the transformations we seek and the ones we find along the way.

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My Brilliant Friend

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

A memorable portrait of two women, My Brilliant Friend is also the story of a nation. Through the lives of Elena and Lila, Ferrante gives her readers the story of a city and a country undergoing momentous change.   

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The Emissary

The Emissary

Yoko Tawada, Margaret Mitsutani

Yoko Tawada's new novel is a breathtakingly light-hearted meditation on mortality and fully displays what Rivka Galchen has called her brilliant, shimmering, magnificent strangeness

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