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An Impossible Return

By Caroline Laurent - By Jeffrey Zuckerman (trans.) - Published 2022



In 2018, middle-aged Joséphin travels from Mauritius to the International Court of Justice in The Hague. He is part of the eight-member Chagossian ...Read Review

The Blunder

By Amy B. Reid (trans.) - By Mutt-Lon - Published 2022



The bulk of Mutt-Lon’s The Blunder takes place in 1929, a time when, as he relates in his author’s note, “Cameroon was… ...Read Review

The Homecoming

By Anna Enquist - By Eileen J. Stevens (trans.) - Published 2022


Biographical FictionLiterary

This latest novel from the bestselling Dutch author is a long, lyrical meditation on mourning and identity. Elizabeth Batts Cook is the wife ...Read Review

Matilda’s Secret (The Inheritance)

By Corina Bomann - Published 2022



Having lost both her parents, 17-year-old Matilda is all alone in the world. Then she gets a shocking surprise when a countess, Agneta ...Read Review

Karitas Untitled

By Kristín Marja Baldursdóttir - By Philip Roughton (trans.) - Published 2022



Karitas Untitled is a newly translated Icelandic novel peopled with unique, quirky, and well-defined characters. With the talent of a true artist, the ...Read Review

Tears of Amber

By Sofía Segovia - Published 2021


On 25 March 1938 in the East Prussian city of Königsberg, Adolf Hitler makes a vital speech about Austria’s annexation, but little Ilse ...Read Review

Your Story, My Story

By Connie Palmen - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

With the outcome known from the start, it’s the path we follow to get there that makes this beautifully written ode to ...Read Review

The Devil’s Pawn (Faust 2)

By Oliver Pötzsch - Published 2021


It’s 1518 in Europe, a time when kings are made, and the church wields spiritual as well as economic power. Johann Faust is ...Read Review

The Inheritance of Lion Hall (The Inheritance 1)

By Corina Bomann - Published 2021


One of the pleasures of Bomann’s well-crafted book is the setting in Sweden, 1913-1915. Readers learn about Swedish society, including differences between ...Read Review

Gerta: A Novel

By Kateřina Tučková - By Véronique Firkusny (trans.) - Published 2021



The upheaval begins for Gerta Schnirch in the first year of secondary school when her beloved art teacher is let go and she ...Read Review