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Time Ages in a Hurry

by Antonio Tabucchi, Martha Cooley & Antonio Romani

As the collection's title suggests, time's passage is the fil rouge of these stories.  All of Tabucchi's characters struggle to find routes of escape from a present that is hard to bear, and from places in...


A Legacy

by Sybille Bedford & Brenda Wineapple

A Legacy is the tale of two very different families, the Merzes and the Feldens. The Jewish Merzes are longstanding members of Berlin’s haute bourgeoisie who count a friend of Goethe among their distinguished...


Blood Brothers

by Ernst Haffner & Michael Hofmann

Originally published in 1932 and banned by the Nazis one year later, Blood Brothers follows a gang of young boys bound together by unwritten rules and mutual loyalty.

Blood Brothers is the only known novel by...


The Collected Stories of Heinrich Boll

by Heinrich Boll & Leila Vennewitz

The definitive short story collection by the Nobel Laureate and master of the form

These diverse, psychologically rich, and morally profound stories explore the consequences of war on individuals and on an entire...


How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Novel

by Christopher Boucher

It’s hard being a single-dad raising a son—especially if your kid is also a 1971 Volkswagen Beetle.

 

There’s nothing more troubling than having your child break down on the side of the road, leaking...


So Vast the Prison: A Novel

by Assia Djebar & Betsy Wing

So Vast the Prison is the double-threaded story of a modern, educated Algerian woman existing in a man's society, and, not surprisingly, living a life of contradictions. Djebar, too, tackles cross-cultural issues...


The Few Things I Know About Glafkos Thrassakis: A Novel

by Vassilis Vassilikos & Karen Emmerich

A brilliant work of the imagination as well as a meditation on writing itself, the story follows a biographer’s investigation into the life and works of a famous, yet highly mysterious, deceased Greek author...


Fake House: Stories

by Linh Dinh

Fake House, the first collection of short stories by poet Linh Dinh, explores the weird, atrocious, fond, and ongoing intimacies between Vietnam and the United States.

Linked by a complicated past, the characters...


Love Like Hate: A Novel

by Linh Dinh

Linh Dinh is already one of the secret masters of short fiction. Love Like Hate is something like a traditional cross-cultural novel that's been shocked into life by Dinh's uncanny ability to tell us stories...


The Artificial Silk Girl

by Irmgard Keun & Kathie Von Ankum

Before Sex and the City there was Bridget Jones. And before Bridget Jones was The Artificial Silk Girl.

In 1931, a young woman writer living in Germany was inspired by Anita Loos's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes to...


Tales of Adam

by Daniel Quinn & Michael Mccurdy

Ever since the publication of Ishmael in 1992, readers have yearned for a glimpse into a dimension of spiritual revelation the author only hinted at in that and later books. Now at long last they have it in...


Missing Soluch: A Novel

by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi & Kamran Rastegar

Perhaps the most important work in modern Iranian literature, this starkly beautiful novel examines the trials of an impoverished woman and her children living in a remote village in Iran, after the unexplained...


Elegy Written on a Crowded Street: A Novel

by Peter Plate

Welcome to San Francisco: the first fully gentrified city in America.

May Jones is a bail bondswoman, someone who makes her living by putting people back onto the streets. Her most recent client, a young black...


Bonsai: A Novel

by Alejandro Zambra & Carolina De Robertis

"Winner of Chile’s Literary Critics’ Award for Best Novel"

Hailed as a great Latin American literary event, this stylistically innovative, elliptically told tale of a young man and his love who mysteriously...


The Man with the Golden Arm: 50th Anniversary Critical Edition

by Nelson Algren, William J. Jr Savage & Daniel Simon

A novel of rare genius, The Man with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie Machine, caught in the act of slowly cutting his own heart into wafer-thin slices. For...


Popular Music from Vittula: A Novel

by Mikael Niemi & Laurie Thompson

Popular Music from Vittula tells the fantastical story of a young boy's unordinary existence, peopled by a visiting African priest, a witch in the heart of the forest, cousins from Missouri, an old Nazi, a beautiful...


Palm Latitudes: A Novel

by Kate Braverman

Written nearly a decade after Lithium for Medea, Palm Latitudes, Kate Braverman's second novel and arguably her chef d’oeuvre, explores the intertwined lives of three women who await absolution and revelation...


God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian

by Kurt Vonnegut & Neil Gaiman

From Slapstick's "Turkey Farm" to Slaughterhouse-Five's eternity in a Tralfamadorean zoo cage with Montana Wildhack, the question of the afterlife never left Kurt Vonnegut's mind. In God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian,...


We're Flying

by Peter Stamm & Michael Hofmann

Following the publication of the widely acclaimed novel Seven Years comes a trove of stories from the Swiss master Peter Stamm. They all possess the traits that have built Stamm’s reputation: the directness...


Futility: A Novel

by William Gerhardie & Edith Wharton

Hailed by his famous contemporaries including Edith Wharton, H.G. Wells, Katherine Mansfield, Graham Greene, and Evelyn Waugh, who called him a "genius," William Gerhardi is one of the twentieth century's forgotten...