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Most recent additions to the complete review:
- Tanizaki Jun'ichirō's late work, The Maids
- Paul Theroux's new novel, Mother Land
- José Ovejero's Premio Alfaguara-winning novel, Inventing Love, in the new Peter Owen 'World Series'
- Four early stories by Tanizaki Jun'ichirō, in Red Roofs & Other Stories
- Sylvain Maréchal's 1801 novella, The Woman Priest
- More Frédéric Dard from Pushkin Press, The King of Fools
- Ben Blatt on What the Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing, in Nabokov's Favorite Word is Mauve
- Syrian author Osama Alomar's recent collection of The Teeth of the Comb & Other Stories
- Another creepy -- in both good and bad ways -- thriller by Minato Kanae, Penance
- Qiu Miaojin's college-years classic, Notes of a Crocodile, just out from New York Review Books
- Laurent Binet's novel of Roland Barthes' murder, The Seventh Function of Language, just out in the UK
- Nakamura Fuminori's Akutagawa Prize-winning The Boy in the Earth, now out in English
- Oulipo-author Anne Garréta's Not One Day, just (about) out from Deep Vellum
- João Almino's recent novel, Enigmas of Spring
- A review-overview of Mariam Petrosyan's massive The Gray House, just out in English from AmazonCrossing
- Israeli author Nir Hezroni's thriller, Three Envelopes, just out in English
- Mark Henshaw's 2014 novel, The Snow Kimono
- Raghavanka's 1225 epic, The Life of Harishchandra, new in the grand Murty Classical Library of India-series from Harvard University Press
- Two short novels by César Aira, published in one volume in the US (by New Directions) and separately in the UK (by And Other Stories):
- Amélie Nothomb's 1997 novel, Attentat (still not available in English)
- Adam Zagajewski's hard-to-describe new volume of Slight Exaggeration
- The first in Sophie Hénaff's series, The Awkward Squad, now out in English (in the UK)
- Tanizaki Jun'ichirō's neat little Devils in Daylight, just (about) out in English, from New Directions
- Estonian author Rein Raud's The Reconstruction, just out in English from Dalkey Archive Press
- Another Pushkin Vertigo volume, Piero Chiara's The Disappearance of Signora Giulia
- Ahmet Altan's Endgame, now also in a US edition
- Laure Adler's Conversations with George Steiner, A Long Saturday
- Jan Wolkers's notorious Turkish Delight, now in a new translation
- Antoine Volodine's stunning epic, the prix Médicis-winning Radiant Terminus
- Michel Leiris' Nights as Day, Days as Night, just re-issued in a nice Spurl edition
- Ken MacLeod's timely The Execution Channel -- just re-issued in the US
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