Farrar Straus & Giroux

Woman of the Ashes

By David Brookshaw (trans.) - By Mia Couto - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

The introduction to this tale of the end of independence for the country then called Gaza (now Mozambique) is emblematic of its gradual ...Read Review

Theory of Shadows

By Anne Milano Appel (trans.) - By Paolo Maurensig - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiteraryMystery/Crime

On March 24, 1946, current world chess champion, Alexandre Alekhine, is supposed to be getting ready to defend his title against a Russian challenger. But, ...Read Review

My German Brother

By Alison Entrekin (trans.) - By Chico Buarque - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

In 1960s Sao Paulo, Brazil, Ciccio is a troubled teenager: he and his friends steal cars, sleep with girls, and generally disturb the ...Read Review

King Zeno

By Nathaniel Rich - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

New Orleans comes alive in 1918: the Great War is over; the musical sound of jazz is heard in many of the clubs and ...Read Review

The Kingdom of This World

By Alejo Carpentier - By Pablo Medina (trans.) - Published 2017Published c1949

Genres:

Literary

Originally published in Spanish in 1949 and translated soon after, this second English translation offers a new edition of the classic novel based on ...Read Review

The Ninth Hour

By Alice McDermott - Published 2017

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In the early 1900s in immigrant-packed Brooklyn, a young Irish husband commits suicide, a grievous and unpardonable sin for Catholics. He leaves behind ...Read Review

Like a Fading Shadow

By Antonio Muñoz Molina - By Camilo A. Ramirez (trans.) - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

In April 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray. Ray was not caught immediately, instead escaping to Lisbon, Portugal. Our ...Read Review

To Die in Spring

By Ralf Rothman - By Shaun Whiteside (trans.) - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

Two things to know: this novel is excellent, and it’s no place to be looking for even involuntary laughs. Set in the ...Read Review

To Die in Spring

By Ralf Rothman - By Shaun Whiteside (trans.) - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

The Spring referred to in the title is the Spring of 1945. Germany has manifestly lost the war, but the regime continues to conscript ...Read Review

Heretics

By Anna Kushner (trans.) - By Leonardo Padura - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

In 1939, the S.S. Saint Louis arrived in Cuba with 900 Jewish refugees. They boarded hoping for a new life, only to be turned ...Read Review