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The Turncoat: A Novel

By John Cullen (trans.) - By Siegfried Lenz - Published 2020



1945. In a deadly primeval jungle, on the border to Byelorussia and Ukraine, at the farthest reaches of Eastern Europe, Walter Proska, a young ...Read Review

The War of the Poor

By Eric Vuillard - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

It is fair to say that in Germany, Thomas Müntzer is a hero of sorts. The 16th-century reformist has been the subject ...Read Review

The Siege of Troy

By Marlaine Delargy (trans.) - By Theodor Kallifatides - Published 2019



During the Second World War, a boy whom we may assume is the author in memoir recounts events. Germans occupy the town, his ...Read Review

Bakhita: A Novel of the Saint of Sudan

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Veronique Olmi - Published 2019


Biographical FictionLiterary

This profoundly painful, beautifully written, and deeply moving fictional biography of Africa’s first canonized Catholic saint plunges the reader into the bottomless ...Read Review

The Hundred Wells of Salaga

By Ayesha Harruna Attah - Published 2018Published 2019



Near the end of the 19th century, as transatlantic slavery has been essentially abolished, internal slavery persists in Ghana. Two quite different young ...Read Review

Self-Help Messiah: Dale Carnegie and Success in Modern America

By Steven Watts - Published 2013



This biography of Dale Carnegie is as engrossing as a good novel. Born in 1888, Carnegie rose from boyhood poverty in rural Missouri. At ...Read Review

The Elixir of Immortality

By Gabi Gleichmann - Published 2013



Ari Spinoza, the last surviving member of his family, is dying. Childless and at the end of his family’s long line of ...Read Review

A True Novel

By Minac Mizumura - Published 2013



Japanese readers fell in love with 19th-century western literature because it strove to transcend daily life to focus on the “ideal” existence. However, ...Read Review

This House is Haunted

By John Boyne - Published 2013



Norfolk, 1867. Eliza Caine, aged 21, is alone in the world after the sudden death of her father. Still grieving, on a whim she moves ...Read Review

The Reservoir

By John Milliken Thompson - Published 2011



Based upon an old Richmond, Virginia court case, The Reservoir is a complex first novel that is a simmering blend of Southern tragedy, ...Read Review