Recent Books


January:      The Appointment by Herta Muller
February:    Chinese Checkers by Mario Bellatin 
March:         Senselessness by Harcio Castellanos Moya
April:           Country of Origin by Don Lee
May:            The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
June:           Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahrior Mandunipour
July:             Under the Frog  by Tibor Fischer
August:        The Emigrants by W. G. Sebald
September:   The Sacred Book of the Werewolf by Victor Pelevin
October:         Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih
November:     Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald
December:    Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

January:        A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
February:      Agamemnon's Daughter by Ismail Kadare
March:           Minaret by Leile Aboulela
April:              Death In Venice by Thomas Mann
May:               In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenudin
June:              Nothing to be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes
July:               A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry 
August:         The Consequences of Love by Sulaimen S.M.Y. Addonia
September:      The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andric
October:        Billiards at Half-Past Nine by Heinrich Boll
November:    Death in Spring by Merce Rodoreda
December:    The True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey

January:         Silence by Shusaku Endo
February:       To Hell with Cronje by Ingrid Winterbach
March:            Almost Dead by Assaf Gavron
April:               Ice Palace by Tarjei Vesaas
May:               The Brothers Ashkenazi by I.J. Singer
June:              The Assault by Harry Mulisch
July:                The Cyclist Conspiracy by Svetislav Basara
August:           Missing Soluch by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
September:      The Future is Not Ours edited by Diego Trelles Paz
October:         The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
November:      How to Live by Sarah Bakewell   
December:     Five Spice Street by Can Xue
January:        Chronicle in Stone by Ismail Kadare
February:      The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
March:           The Discovery of Slowness by Sten Nadolny 
April:              Partitions by Amit Majmudar  
May:              The Day of the Owl by Leonardo Sciascia
June:             Shipwrecks by Akira Yashimura 
July:               Abundance by Amit Majmudar   
August:         The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje 
September:      Lost City Radio by Daniel Abarcon
October:        Story-Wallah edited by Shyam Selvadurai
November:      Little Man, What Now? by Hans Fallada
December:      A Corner of the Veil by Laurence Cosse

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