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The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic

by Nick Joaquin, Vicente L. Rafael & Gina Apostol

Celebrating the centennial of his birth, the first-ever U.S. publication of Philippine writer Nick Joaquin’s seminal works, with a foreword by PEN/Open Book Award–winner Gina Apostol

 

Nick Joaquin is widely...


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...


Six Four

by Hideo Yokoyama & Jonathan Lloyd-Davies

International Bestseller

Winner of the Best Japanese Crime Fiction of the Year Award

“Already a bestseller in Japan and the U.K., this cinematic crime novel suffused with fascinating cultural details follows...


Ghachar Ghochar: A Novel

by Vivek Shanbhag & Srinath Perur

“A great Indian novel." The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)

"A classic tale of wealth and moral ruin." The New Yorker

"Ghachar Ghochar introduces us to a master." —The Paris Review

  ...


Human Acts: A Novel

by Han Kang

From the internationally bestselling author of THE VEGETARIAN, a “rare and astonishing” (The Observer) portrait of political unrest and the universal struggle for justice

In the midst of a violent student...


Selection Day: A Novel

by Aravind Adiga

From Aravind Adiga, the bestselling, Booker Prize­–winning author of The White Tiger, a dazzling new novel about two brothers in a Mumbai slum who are raised by their obsessive father to become cricket stars,...


The Boat Rocker: A Novel

by Ha Jin

From the award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash: an urgent, timely novel that follows an aspiring author, an outrageous book idea,and a lone journalist’s dogged quest for truth in the Internet age.

New...


The Graveyard Apartment

by Mariko Koike

One of the most popular writers working in Japan today, Mariko Koike is a recognized master of detective fiction and horror writing. Known in particular for her hybrid works that blend these styles with elements...


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...


Death's End

Remembrance of Earth's Past #3

by Cixin Liu & Ken Liu

The New York Times bestselling conclusion to a tour de force near-future adventure trilogy from China's bestselling and beloved science fiction writer.

With The Three-Body Problem, English-speaking readers got...


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...


Ode to Broken Things

by Dipika Mukherjee

Colonel S--biomedical engineer, explosives expert, and the Malaysian government go-to hitman--has been doing the dirty work of the rich and corrupt for years now and is ready for his final job. One that will...


The Yoga of Max's Discontent: A Novel

by Karan Bajaj

“A beautifully rendered epic journey . . . . The novel works on many levels and excels at them all.” —New York Journal of Books

In this captivating and surprising novel of spiritual discovery—a No. 1...


The Story of Hong Gildong

by Minsoo Kang

A new, definitive translation of the quintessential Korean classic: the Robin Hood story of a magical boy who joins a group of robber bandits and becomes a king

*Selected as a Best Book of the Year by NPR and...


Shelter

by Jung Yun

"Shelter is domestic drama at its best, a gripping narrative of secrets and revelations that seized me from beginning to end."Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of The Sympathizer

One of The...


Half a Lifelong Romance

by Eileen Chang & Karen S. Kingsbury

Shanghai, 1930s. Shen Shijun, a young engineer, has fallen in love with his colleague, the beautiful Gu Manzhen. He is determined to resist his family’s efforts to match him with his wealthy cousin so that...


Shield of Straw

by Kazuhiro Kiuchi

BASIS OF THE TAKASHI MIIKE FILM | SOON TO BE A MOTION PICTURE STATESIDE

Ever since Assistant Inspector Mekari’s wife passed away, he has found no joy in living. As a member of Japan’s security police, he...


A Midsummer's Equation

Detective Galileo #6

by Keigo Higashino

Manabu Yukawa, the physicist known as "Detective Galileo," has traveled to Hariguara, a once-popular summer resort town that has fallen on hard times. He is there to speak at a conference on a planned underwater...