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Trust Cover Image
By Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609457037
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Published: Europa Editions - November 9th, 2021

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF FALL 2021


Following the international success of Ties and the National Book Award-shortlisted Trick, Domenico Starnone gives readers another searing portrait of human relationships and human folly.


Fresh Water for Flowers Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781609456764
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Published: Europa Editions - May 4th, 2021

A WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF SUMMER 2021
A 2020 INDIES INTRODUCE & INDIE NEXT LIST PICK


A #1 international best-seller, Fresh Water for Flowers is an intimately told story about a woman who defiantly believes in happiness, despite it all.


Empty Wardrobes Cover Image
By Maria Judite de Carvalho, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator), Kate Zambreno (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781949641219
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Published: Two Lines Press - October 12th, 2021

"There is no doubting the authenticity of Carvalho's vision and the originality and severity of her voice." --Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books


Waiting for the Waters to Rise Cover Image
By Maryse Condé, Richard Philcox (Translator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781642860733
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Published: World Editions - August 5th, 2021

Babakar is a doctor living alone, with only the memories of his childhood in Mali. In his dreams, he receives visits from his blue-eyed mother and his ex-lover Azelia, both now gone, as are the hopes and aspirations he's carried with him since his arrival in Guadeloupe. Until, one day, the child Ana's comes into his life, forcing him to abandon his solitude.


On the Origin of Species and Other Stories Cover Image
By Bo-Young Kim, Sunyoung Park (Editor), Joungmin Lee Comfort (Translator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781885030719
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Published: Kaya Press - May 25th, 2021

New adventures in posthuman sci-fi from the author of I'm Waiting for You


When We Cease to Understand the World Cover Image
By Benjamin Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681375663
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Published: New York Review Books - September 28th, 2021

One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of 2021

Shortlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize and the 2021 National Book Award for Translated Literature

A fictional examination of the lives of real-life scientists and thinkers whose discoveries resulted in moral consequences beyond their imagining.


Winter in Sokcho Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781948830416
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Published: Open Letter - April 27th, 2021

2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE

As if Marguerite Duras wrote Convenience Store Woman--a beautiful, unexpected novel from a debut French Korean author


In Memory of Memory Cover Image
By Maria Stepanova, Sasha Dugdale (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780811228831
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Published: New Directions - February 9th, 2021

An exploration of life at the margins of history from one of Russia’s most exciting contemporary writers
Shortlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize


A Single Rose Cover Image
By Muriel Barbery, Alison Anderson (Translator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781609456771
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Published: Europa Editions - September 28th, 2021

The Italian Cover Image
By Shukri Mabkhout, Miled Faiza (Translator), Karen McNeil (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781609457013
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Published: Europa Editions - October 19th, 2021

Winner of the 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, the most important literary prize in the Arab world, The Italian tells an emblematic story of the shipwreck of the Arab Springs.


Nives Cover Image
By Sacha Naspini, Clarissa Botsford (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781609456665
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Published: Europa Editions - May 4th, 2021

One of the most exciting new voices in Italian literature brings to life a hauntingly beautiful story of undying love, loss, and resilience, and a fierce, unforgettable new heroine


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By Joy Sorman, Lara Vergnaud (Translator), Catherine Lacey (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632062956
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Published: Restless Books - October 12th, 2021

"Joy Sorman's Life Sciences takes an overtly political premise--the medical establishment's inability or perhaps refusal to take seriously the physical struggles of women--and transforms it into a surreal and knife-deep work of fiction that asks: What pain can we abide, and what pain must we fight back against, even if the fight hurts more than the disease itself?" --Lena Dunha


The Flowers of Evil: (Les Fleurs du mal) Cover Image
By Charles Baudelaire, Aaron Poochigian (Translated by), Dana Gioia (Introduction by), Daniel Handler (Afterword by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631498596
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Published: Liveright - December 7th, 2021

On the 200th anniversary of Baudelaire’s birth comes this stunning landmark translation of the book that launched modern poetry.


Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio (Bilingual Edition): Bilingual Edition Cover Image
By Amara Lakhous, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781609457228
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Published: Europa Editions - March 23rd, 2021

The immigrant tenants of a building in Rome offer skewed accounts of a murder in this prize-winning satire by the Algerian-born Italian author (Publishers Weekly).