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  • Panorama

    by Dušan Šarotar $12.53
    Fiction from Istros Books, Peter Owen Publishers
    Translated from Slovene

    Dušan Šarotar takes the reader on a deeply reflective yet kaleidoscopic journey from northern to southern Europe.

  • Quiet Flows the Una

    by Faruk Šehić $12.56
    Fiction from Istros Books
    Translated from Bosnian

    Quiet Flows the Una is the story a man trying to overcome the personal trauma caused by the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1992 and 1995.  Through an induced trance, the main character of the novel takes the reader through three time periods: the hero’s childhood before the war, the battle lines during the war, and his attempt to continue with normal life in a post-conflict society.

  • Returnings: Poems of Love and Distance

    by Rafael Alberti $18.00
    Poetry from White Pine Press
    Translated from Spanish

    Rafael Alberti was one of the greatest poets of 20th century Spain.

  • Ritual, 1969

    by Jo Mazelis $11.30
    Fiction from Seren Books

    This darkly gothic collection of stories explores the unsettling borderland between reality and the supernatural. Ranging from early twentieth-century France to 1960s South Wales and contemporary Europe, Jo Mazelis’ singular vision and poetic language creates characters caught up in events and feelings they do not fully understand or control, giving the book its uncanny focus. Not all is as it seems in a world where first impressions may only conceal disguises and false trails – and there’s no going back.

  • Scattering the Dark: An Anthology of Polish Women Poets

    by various authors $16.00
    Poetry from White Pine Press
    Translated from Polish

    Offers a lively selection of over thirty of Poland’s women poets writing before and after the fall of communism.

  • Secret Letter

    by Erika Burkart $15.00
    Poetry from Červená Barva Press
    Translated from German

    Swiss poet Erika Burkart (1922-2010) has been compared to the likes of Ingeborg Bachmann, Friedericke Mayröcker, and Rainer Maria Rilke. During the latter half of her lifetime, the Swiss literary establishment perceived her not only as the grande dame of German-Swiss poetry, but also as an elusive, metaphysical, at times eccentric enigma of contemporary German-language literature.

  • Significance

    by Jo Mazelis $12.56
    Fiction from Seren Books

    Lucy Swann is trying on a new life. She’s cut and dyed her hair and bought new clothes, but she’s only got as far as a small town in northern France when her flight is violently cut short. When Inspector Vivier and his handsome assistant Sabine Pelat begin their investigation the chance encounters of her last days take on a new significance.

  • Solstice and other Poems

    by Aurélia Lassaque $12.64
    Poetry from Francis Boutle Publishers
    Translated from Occitan

    Solstice and Other Poems is the first major parallel Occitan–English publication of prize-winning Occitan and French poet Aurélia Lassaque.

  • Sphinx

    by Anne Garréta $14.95
    Fiction from Deep Vellum Publishing
    Translated from French

    A landmark literary event: the first novel by a female member of Oulipo in English, a sexy genderless love story.

  • Star-Shot

    by Mary-Ann Constantine $11.30
    Fiction from Seren Books

    Part fable, part mystery, Star-Shot is a stylish debut novel set in and around Cardiff’s National Museum in a time that is almost, but not quite, our own.

  • Stories About Tacit

    by Cecil Bødker $15.00
    Fiction from Spuyten Duyvil
    Translated from Danish

    A small group of social outcasts form a reluctant alliance on an abandoned farm in 1850’s Denmark. First book of the Water Farm trilogy. Novel by one of Denmark’s most prolific and highly awarded female writers. Her first adult novel translated into English.

  • The Birds

    by Tarjei Vesaas $12.69
    Fiction from Peter Owen Publishers
    Translated from Norwegian

    The Birds sings with the quiet and poetic intensity expected of one of the greatest Scandinavian writers of all time, Tarjei Vesaas. And this is one of his greatest books.

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