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      Most recent additions to the complete review:
  • Recently-featured-in-The New Yorker Pyun Hye-Young's The Hole

  • Philip Pullman goes graphic (with illustration-help from Fred Fordham), with The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship

  • Wu He's Taiwanese classic, Remains of Life, now in English, from Columbia University Press

  • Shibasaki Tomoka's 2014 Akutagawa Prize-winning novel, Spring Garden

  • Antonio Muñoz Molina's James Earl Ray novel, Like a Fading Shadow

  • Juan Villoro's novel, The Reef

  • Conversations with Vladimir Nabokov, edited by Robert Golla, in the University Press of Mississippi's excellent series

  • A new novel by Chris(topher) Wilson ! The Zoo

  • Philippe Djian's Elle, the novel filmed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Isabelle Huppert

  • Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès' Island of Point Nemo, forthcoming from Open Letter

  • Iliazd's 1930 novel, Rapture, now in English, in Columbia University Press' Russian Library-series

  • Hoshino Tomoyuki's surreal identity-tale, ME

  • Sibylle Lewitscharoff's Blumenberg, finally also in English, from Seagull Books

  • Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland's new novel, The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

  • Manuel Pérez Subirana's 2003 novel, Losing is What Matters

  • Leif GW Persson's The Dying Detective, now also out in the US

  • Aramaki Yoshio's 1978 science fiction novel, The Sacred Era, now in English, in the University of Minnesota Press' 'Parallel Futures'-series

  • Nathalie Léger's Suite for Barbara Loden

  • Wojciech Nowicki's travels in another Europe, Salki, just out from Open Letter

  • Alexandra Lahav argues In Praise of Litigation

  • Miura Shion's dictionary-making novel, The Great Passage -- Japanese pop fiction from AmazonCrossing

  • Jonathan Coe's recent novel, Number 11

  • Christos Chrissopoulos' slim novella, The Parthenon Bomber -- just (about) out from Other Press

  • Nikola Petković's How to Tie Your Shoes, recently from Dalkey Archive Press

  • Science fiction from Nobel laureate Ōe Kenzaburō, his 1990 novel, 治療塔

  • Zareh Vorpouni's 1967 novel, The Candidate -- a rare translation from the (Western) Armenian, recently from Syracuse University Press

  • Adam Kirsch on Writing the World in the 21st Century, in The Global Novel

  • Popular Indonesian fiction, from AmazonCrossing, Dee Lestari's Paper Boats

  • Marian Engel's notorious 1976 novel, Bear

  • 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'

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  • And don't forget to check our Review Index to see all the books under review.

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