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- An early collection of Kawakami Hiromi's short stories, Dragon Palace, now out in English from Stone Bridge Press
- For the first time in English, Kayama Shigeru's novelizations of the famous films:
- Jo Nesbø does horror, in The Night House
- A Novel in Seven Occasions by Jonathan Coe, Bournville, finally also coming out in the US
- Tanizaki Jun'ichirō's little essay In Praise of Shadows
- Jane Gardam's first novel, the 1971 A Long Way From Verona
- David Diop's novel of Beyond the Door of No Return, now out in English
- Abe Kazushige's Nipponia Nippon, another new volume in Pushkin Press' Japanese Novellas Series
- Romain Gary's 1973 novel, The Gasp
- José María Arguedas' final novel, The Fox From Up Above and the Fox From Down Below
- The seventh Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child, Persuader
- Fujino Kaori's 2013 Akutagawa Prize-winning title-story, in the collection Nails and Eyes, now in English, from Pushkin Press.
- Ayase Maru's The Forest Brims Over, recently out from Counterpoint Press
- A nice selection of Leon Battista Alberti's Biographical and Autobiographical Writings, just out in Harvard University Press' I Tatti Renaissance Library
- Giuliano da Empoli's much-discussed Vladimir Putin-novel, The Wizard of the Kremlin
- New translations of two biographical works collected in Loeb Classical Library volume 134:
- Kate Briggs on This Little Art -- translation
- Katharine Burdekin's 1937 classic Swastika Night (originally published under the pseudonym Murray Constantine)
- Hwang Yeo Jung's novel, The Specters of Algeria, recently out from Honford Star
- A newly translated collection of stories by Zakaria Tamer, Sour Grapes
- Margaret Kennedy's 1950 novel, The Feast
- In Oxford University Press' 'My Reading'-series Peter Brooks looks at the works of Honoré de Balzac
- Norman Manea's latest, Exiled Shadow: A Novel in Collage
- Sean Michaels' forthcoming novel Do You Remember Being Born ?
- Kālidāsa's classic poem, The Birth of Kumára, in David Smith's Clay Sanskrit Library translation
- The third volume in Ken MacLeod's The Corporation Wars-trilogy, Emergence
- Rodrigo Rey Rosa's The Country of Toó, just out in English from Biblioasis
- Omar Sayfo's novel Allah's Spacious Earth, recently out from Syracuse University Press
- Guillaume Lecasble's Lobster, back in a new edition from Dedalus
- Interviews 1962-1980 by Roland Barthes, The Grain of the Voice
- A story-collection by Kawakami Hiromi, People from My Neighborhood
- George Alec Effinger's 1972 science fiction novel, What Entropy Means to Me
- Mohamed Mbougar Sarr's 2021 prix Goncourt-winning novel, The Most Secret Memory of Men
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