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The Black Notebook

By Mark Polizzotti (trans.) - By Patrick Modiano - Published 2016Published 2016-09-27Published 2017

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Years after, the black notebook he kept of his life in 1960s Paris helps a writer put sinister, even violent, events of the ...Read Review

Under the Udala Trees

By Chinelo Okparanta - Published 2016

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Literary

This novel is a gorgeously written homage to love set against the background of Nigeria during a time of civil unrest in the ...Read Review

The Werewolf of Bamberg: A Hangman’s Daughter Tale

By Lee Chadeayne (trans.) - By Oliver Pötzsch - Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

It’s 1668, and the hangman of Schongau, Jakob Kuisl, and his daughters, Barbara and Magdalena; her husband, Simon; and their children are in ...Read Review

The Evening Chorus

By Helen Humphreys - Published 2015

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On his first bombing mission in 1940, James Hunter’s plane is shot down over the English Channel. Captured by Germans, James spends his ...Read Review

The Devil in the Marshalsea

By Antonia Hodgson - Published 2014

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Mystery/Crime

Antonia Hodgson is no stranger to the literary world, being currently Editor-in-Chief at Little Brown UK. She has proved that she can spot ...Read Review

The Dark Monk

By Lee Chadeayne (trans.) - By Oliver Pötzsch - Published 2012

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Mystery/Crime

In the dead of winter in a 17th-century Bavarian village, a priest discovers he’s been poisoned. The village executioner, his headstrong daughter, ...Read Review

Manual of Painting and Calligraphy

By Giovanni Pontiero (trans.) - By José Saramago - Published 2012

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Literary

This early novel by Saramago, available in translation in the U.S. for the first time, is the perfect companion publication to Small ...Read Review

Small Memories

By José Saramago - By Margaret Jull Costa (trans.) - Published 2012

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Nonfiction

The title of this delightful book says it all: brief snippets of Saramago’s early life in Portugal, from his earliest memories through ...Read Review

Elizabeth Street: A Novel Based on True Events

By Laurie Fabiano - Published 2012

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Saga

Giovanna Costa is an amazing character whose life from 1890 through the 1900s is one of struggling, but finding peace in her faith and ...Read Review

The Sealed Letter

By Emma Donoghue - Published 2009

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Literary

Based upon the events surrounding an actual, scandalous, and well-documented 1864 London divorce trial, Donoghue’s newest novel explores the disparate worlds of the ...Read Review