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The Drinker of Horizons (Sands of the Emperor, 3)

By Mia Couto - Published 2023

Genres:

Nautical

Couto’s Sands of the Emperor trilogy explores the destruction of a nation and subjugation of its people. This third book relates a ...Read Review

Before All the World

By Moriel Rothman-Zecher - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

Leyb, a nineteen-year-old man, is one of two Jewish survivors of a Ukrainian village after a pogrom. He finds refuge in 1930s Philadelphia, ...Read Review

Crossroads

By Jonathan Franzen - Published 2021

Genres:

Days before Christmas 1971, long-ignored pressures seethe within the Hildebrandt family, whose patriarch, Russ, is associate pastor of a suburban Chicago church. His eldest ...Read Review

Harsh Times

By Adrian Nathan West (trans.) - By Mario Vargas Llosa - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

Focusing on the machinations in and around the Guatemalan Revolution and leading up to the civil war of 1944-1960, Nobel recipient Vargas Llosa ...Read Review

Civilisations

By Laurent Binet - Published 2021

Genres:

Alternate History

The book opens in AD 1000. Freydis Eriksdottir, Erik the Red’s daughter, leads a band of Viking warriors who travel as far as ...Read Review

Alec

By William di Canzio - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

William di Canzio retells the ending of E. M. Forster’s novel Maurice from working-class Alec Scudder’s perspective, then carries forward the ...Read Review

At Night All Blood Is Black

By Anna Moschovakis (trans.) - By David Diop - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Alfa, a Senegalese soldier, delivers a harrowing confession from the Western Front of WWI France. (Senegal, then a French colony, contributed thousands of ...Read Review

Lampedusa: A Novel

By Steven Price - Published 2019-09-17

Genres:

Literary

Sicily, after the devastation of the Second World War. We are given the history of the last years of Giuseppe Tomasi, true-life author ...Read Review

Thomas and Beal in the Midi: A Novel

By Christopher Tilghman - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

In the early 1890s, childhood friends, now newlyweds Beal Terrell and Thomas Bayly, leave their native Maryland. Their departure would be unremarkable, except ...Read Review

The Dead

By Christian Kracht - By Daniel Bowles (trans.) - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

This is a dark, atmospheric novel, set at the end of the Weimar Republic in both Europe and Japan. Emil Nägeli, a ...Read Review

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