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The Traitor's Niche

by Ismail Kadaré & John Hodgson


"Kadare is inevitably linked to Orwell and Kundera, but he is a far deeper ironist than the first, and a better storyteller than the second. He is a compellingly...


by Dubravka Ugresic, Ellen Elias-Bursac & David Williams

•Initial print run will be 8,000 or higher.

•First novel in almost a decade from cult favorite Dubravka Ugresic.

•NBCC Finalist for early book from Open Letter (Karaoke Culture) bodes well for coverage of...

A Girl in Exile

by Ismail Kadaré & John Hodgson

  • Author Ismail Kadare is often touted as a potential recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, and in 2005 he won the inaugural International Man Booker prize
  • A Girl in Exile is a book about learning to live...

  • The Physics of Sorrow

    by Georgi Gospodinov & Angela Rodel

    Shortlisted for prizes around the world, Georgi Gospodinov's thrilling new novel is about physics, myths, and the power of stories.

    Everything Happens as It Does

    by Albena Stambolova & Olga Nikolova

    Winner of Contemporary Bulgarian Writers Contest, a novel weaving together seven protagonists to show that everything happens as it must.

    A Short Tale of Shame

    by Angel Igov & Angela Rodel

    A man tries to outrun his guilty by taking three hitchhikers1—all who know his daughter—to the coast.

    The Cyclist Conspiracy

    by Svetislav Basara & Randall A. Major

    A novel about a secret Brotherhood that meet in dreams, believe the bicycle represents the soul, and smash clocks.

    Baba Yaga Laid an Egg

    by Dubravka Ugresic & Ellen Elias-Bursac

    According to Slavic myth, Baba Yaga is a witch who lives in a house built on chicken legs and kidnaps small children. In Baba Yaga Laid an Egg, internationally acclaimed writer Dubravka Ugresic takes the timeless...

    The Ministry of Pain

    by Dubravka Ugresic

    Having fled the violent breakup of Yugoslavia, Tanja Lucic is now a professor of literature at the University of Amsterdam, where she teaches a class filled with other young Yugoslav exiles, most of whom earn...