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The Devil’s Reward

By Christopher Jon Delogu (trans.) - By Emmanuelle de Villepin - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Evocative is the best description of this short novel spanning two world wars to the present day, and which, despite its often superfluous ...Read Review

A Million Drops

By Lisa Dillman (trans.) - By Víctor del Árbol - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

“Nobody wants to be sent off to freeze to death in Siberia. So the police make up any damn excuse to send them ...Read Review

Never Anyone But You

By Rupert Thomson - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Suzanne Malherbe is a shy teenager in pre-WWI France. She’s a talented illustrator who doesn’t fully blossom until she meets the ...Read Review

A Fortune Foretold

By Agneta Pleijel - By Marlaine Delargy (trans.) - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

Mid-twentieth century Sweden. By the time Neta is in the 6th grade, she has been “the new girl” so many times, “she feels ...Read Review

The Second Winter

By Craig Larsen - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Larsen’s gritty tale is as much about one Danish family’s struggle to survive the Nazi occupation of Denmark as it is ...Read Review

A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies, and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment

By John Preston - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

The title precisely describes this book: an account of events leading up to the murder trial of Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe. His ...Read Review

Among the Living

By Jonathan Rabb - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

In 1947, Yitzhak Goldah, a 31-year-old Holocaust survivor, resettles in Savannah under government assistance with his Jewish relatives. There, he joins the family shoe-manufacturing ...Read Review

Villa Triste

By John Cullen (trans.) - By Patrick Modiano - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Triste. French for “sad.” And that’s the mood of this short novel from Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano. Villa Triste opens with ...Read Review

Constellation

By Adrien Bosc - By Willard Wood (trans.) - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

This book is one of those strange mixes of fiction and non-fiction. Bosc carefully unravels the tragic fate of Air France’s Constellation ...Read Review

The Honeymoon

By Dinitia Smith - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

In 1880, Marian Evans, better known as George Eliot, married John Walter Cross; she was sixty, and Johnnie, as he was called, was forty. ...Read Review