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Manazuru

by Hiromi Kawakami & Michael Emmerich

  • Kawakami is an author known and reviewed around the world
  • Manazuru received great praise when Counterpoint released it in 2010; the book already has reviews by Booklist, the Paris Review Daily, the Independent...

  • Strange Weather in Tokyo

    by Hiromi Kawakami & Allison Markin Powell

  • This is a reissue of a poetic, compact novel by celebrated Japanese author, Hiromi Kawakami (the original 2012 Counterpoint edition was titled The Briefcase (9781582435992); Strange Weather in Tokyo is the title...

  • Asleep

    by Banana Yoshimoto & Michael Emmerich

    Banana Yoshimoto’s novels have established her as one of Japan’s finest and most popular writers, and an acclaimed and best-selling literary star all over the world. Now she delivers three novellas that...


    The Impossible Fairy Tale

    by Han Yujoo

    A chilling, wildly original novel from a major new voice from South Korea

    The Impossible Fairy Tale is the story of two unexceptional grade-school girls. Mia is “lucky”—she is spoiled by her mother and,...


    Frontier

    by Can Xue, Chen Zeping, Karen Gernant & Porochista Khakpour

    Though the story of Liujin, a young woman seeking a new kind of human freedom, Frontier attempts to unify the grand opposites of life--barbarism and civilization, the spiritual and the material, the mundane...


    Selection Day: A Novel

    by Aravind Adiga

    AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

    A NEW YORK TIMES and WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK

    From Aravind Adiga, the bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of The White Tiger, a “ferociously brilliant” (Slate) novel...


    Recitation

    by Suah Bae & Deborah Smith

    A mysterious actress turned wanderer shares her story with a nameless emigrant "chorus" in this novel exploring memory and personhood


    The Explosion Chronicles: A Novel

    by Yan Lianke & Carlos Rojas

    Man Booker International finalist Yan Lianke has been lauded for his imaginative satire and insightful cultural critique as "one of China’s greatest living authors" (Guardian). His internationally bestselling...


    The Story of a Brief Marriage

    by Anuk Arudpragasam

    Shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize

    “Brave…Brilliant…This is a book that makes one kneel before the elegance of the human spirit and the yearning that is at the essence of every life.” —The New York...


    Sleeping on Jupiter

    by Anuradha Roy

    Long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, a novel about violence, love, and religion in modern India

    On a train bound for the seaside town of Jarmuli, known for its temples, three elderly women meet a young documentary...


    The Bones of Grace

    by Tahmima Anam

    From the award-winning, nationally bestselling author of A Golden Age and The Good Muslim comes a lyrical, deeply moving modern love story about belonging, migration, tragedy, survival, and the mysteries of...


    Vaseline Buddha

    by Jung Young Moon & Jung Yewon

    A tour-de-force in automatic writing from South Korea's eccentric, award-winning contemporary master delves into subconscious worlds blending reality and imagination.


    Flood of Fire

    by Amitav Ghosh

    The stunningly vibrant final novel in the bestselling Ibis Trilogy

    It is 1839 and China has embargoed the trade of opium, yet too much is at stake in the lucrative business and the British Foreign Secretary has...


    The Accidental Apprentice

    by Vikas Swarup

    In life you never get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.

    A business empire worth ten billion dollars. This is the tantalizing offer made by Vinay Mohan Acharya, one of India's richest men, to Sapna...


    No Country: A Novel

    by Kalyan Ray

    “A novel as easy to read as the latest bestseller, No Country is a rousing adventure made up out of the blood and guts and dreams of people on three continents and nearly 150 years of troubled history” (Alan...


    My Days

    by R. K. Narayan

    "I am inclined to call this the last chapter, but how can an autobiography have a final chapter? At best, it can only be a penultimate one; nor can it be given a rounded-off conclusion, as is possible in a work...


    The Accidental Apprentice

    by Vikas Swarup

    As heard on BBC Woman's Hour

    From the author of the book behind the blockbuster movie Slumdog Millionaire, a brilliant novel about life changing in an instant.

    In life you never get what you deserve: you get...


    Oleander Girl: A Novel

    by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

    Beloved bestselling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has been hailed by Abraham Verghese as a “gifted storyteller” and by People magazine as a “skilled cartographer of the heart.” Now, Divakaruni returns...


    The Rainbow Troops

    by Andrea Hirata & Angie Kilbane

    Published in Indonesia in 2005, The Rainbow Troops, Andrea Hirata's closely autobiographical debut novel, sold more than five million copies, shattering records. Now it promises to captivate audiences around...


    Chinese Whiskers

    by Pallavi Aiyar

    Chinese Whiskers by Pallavi Aiyar is a charming fable set against the landscape of contemporary Beijing, seen through the eyes of two cats.

    Soyabean is a middle class cat looked after by a grandmother who embodies...