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The Eye Stone

By Katherine Gregor (trans.) - By Roberto Tiraboschi - Published 2015

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Imagine the world before eyeglasses, before microscopes and magnifiers, before the invention of all those things that aid weak eyes; the world as ...Read Review

The Red Collar

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Jean-Christophe Rufin - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

After the carnage of World War I is finally over, Jacques Morlac, a decorated war hero, is arrested and held in an abandoned ...Read Review

The Distant Marvels

By Chantel Acevedo - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

The struggle for Cuban independence from Spain is at the heart of this exquisitely woven story-within-a-story. It is 1963. The narrator, an old woman ...Read Review

Fire Flowers

By Ben Byrne - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

“Two yankii sailors—enormous black men in flapping white trousers with tiny hats perched on the tops of their heads—were strolling amongst ...Read Review

The Secret Sister

By Fotini Tsalikoglou - By Mary Kitroeff (trans.) - Published 2015

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

In January 2013, Jonathan Argyriou, a Manhattan-born third generation Greek-American, boards a plane in New York for Athens. Jonathan is travelling to Greece to ...Read Review

The Brotherhood of Book Hunters

By Raphaël Jerusalmy - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

Louis XI wants Paris to be the center of the book trade that is emerging after Gutenberg’s invention of the printing press. ...Read Review

In the City of Gold and Silver: The Story of Begum Hazrat Mahal

By Anne Mathai (trans.) - By Kenizé Mourad - Published 2014

Genres:

Literary

In 1844, a fourteen-year-old orphan girl dances in the “house of fairies” in Lucknow, Awadh, India. Her beauty and poetic abilities catch the eye ...Read Review

Arctic Summer

By Damon Galgut - Published 2014Published WSP15

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Spanning the years from 1906 to 1924, Arctic Summer transports readers from England to India and Egypt in this fictional biography of E. M. Forster. ...Read Review

Revolution Baby

By Alison Anderson (trans.) - By Joanna Gruda - Published 2014

Genres:

Literary

Julek is literally a child of the Revolution. After the Polish Communist Party decides in 1929 that Comrade Helena Rappaport may indeed carry her ...Read Review

The Castle of Whispers

By Carole Martinez - Published 2014

Genres:

Literary

The Castle of Whispers is the tale of 15-year-old Esclarmonde, who, on her wedding day, chooses the living death of an anchorite over ...Read Review