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  • A Contented Man and other stories

    by Zoë Beck $2.99
    Fiction from Weyward Sisters Publishing
    Translated from German

    A man waiting in a tower to be killed by an Albanian sworn virgin as part of a blood vendetta. A mythical Irish puca who refuses to take no as a response to his presence. A man obsessed with a long-dead woman in an Impressionist painting. A boy haunted by what might have happened to a woman pulled dead from a lake.

  • Calligraphy Lesson

    by Mikhail Shishkin $14.95
    Fiction from Deep Vellum Publishing
    Translated from Russian

    Calligraphy Lesson is the first English-language collection of short stories by Mikhail Shishkin, the most acclaimed contemporary author in Russia. Spanning his entire writing career, from his first published story, “Calligraphy Lesson,” which heralded an entirely new voice in post-Soviet Russian literature and won him Russia’s prestigious Debut Prize in 1993, to “Nabokov’s Inkblot,” written in 2013 for dramatic adaptation by a theater in Zurich. Shishkin is a master prose writer, a completely unique stylist, and heir to the greatest Russian writers, such as Tolstoy, Bunin, and Pasternak.

  • Captivity

    by György Spiró $14.99$29.99
    Fiction from Restless Books
    Translated from Hungarian

    A literary sensation, György Spiró’s Captivity is both a highly sophisticated historical novel and a gripping page-turner. Set in the tumultuous first century A.D., between the year of Christ’s death and the outbreak of the Jewish War, Captivity recounts the adventures of the feeble-bodied, bookish Uri, a young Roman Jew.

  • Fardwor, Russia! A Fantastical Tale of Life Under Putin

    by Oleg Kashin $14.99
    Fiction from Restless Books
    Translated from Russian

    The forces of science, human error, and power run amok collide in a wildly inventive, funny, and razor-sharp political satire about Putin’s Russia, from one of the country’s most fearless journalists.

  • How to Travel Without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America

    by Andrés Neuman $14.99$15.99
    Non-Fiction from Restless Books
    Translated from Spanish

    A kaleidoscopic, fast-paced tour of Latin America from one of the Spanish-speaking world’s most outstanding writers.

  • I Called Him Necktie

    by Milena Michiko Flašar $9.99$15.99
    Fiction from New Vessel Press
    Translated from German

    Twenty-year-old Taguchi Hiro has spent the last two years of his life living as a hikikomori—a shut-in who never leaves his room and has no human interaction—in his parents’ home in Tokyo. As Hiro tentatively decides to reenter the world, he spends his days observing life around him from a park bench. Gradually he makes friends with Ohara Tetsu, a middle-aged salaryman who has lost his job but can’t bring himself to tell his wife, and shows up every day in a suit and tie to pass the time on a nearby bench.

  • If Venice Dies

    by Salvatore Settis $9.99$16.95
    Non-Fiction from New Vessel Press
    Translated from Italian

    What is Venice worth? To whom does this urban treasure belong? This eloquent book by internationally renowned art historian Salvatore Settis urgently poses these questions, igniting a new debate about the Queen of the Adriatic and cultural patrimony at large.

  • La Superba

    by Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer $15.95
    Fiction from Deep Vellum Publishing
    Translated from Dutch

    La Superba is a Rabelaisian stylistic tour-de-force set in Genoa, the labyrinthine port city (nicknamed ‘La Superba’) where the author has lived for the last six years. Migration, legal and illegal, is the central theme of this autobiographical novel about a writer who becomes trapped in his walk on the wild side in a mysterious and exotic Old World city.

  • Land of Love and Ruins

    by Oddný Eir $14.99$16.99
    Fiction from Restless Books
    Translated from Icelandic

    Love, family lives, bonds to country and earth are questioned in this wonderful Icelandic work. Eir invents a new, intimate language between writer and reader in this enchanting book about being human in the modern world.

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