Ito’s talent for weaving many voices is brilliantly demonstrated in this newly translated work.
Sometimes, a larger-than-life bird woman is all a book needs.
A savage and touching exploration of the realities of life in post-civil-war Korea
The novel traces landmark moments in French history, from the 1971 Manifesto of the 343 to the 1981 election of President François Mitterrand.
Li reanimates the yearnings and struggles of Chinese-Malaysian women over the years, and presents a vivid sense of place.
Several days after finishing the book, something dawned on me in a way I’ve never experienced before… a sort of quiet marvelling.
To what extent are we free from the “justified interventions” of invisible censors? And if we are not free from them, are we ever going to learn about it one ...
Getting Lost leaves one submerged in Ernaux’s world, gasping for breath, and fighting for reason.
Tomb of Sand is a poet’s novel, exquisitely modern. It venerates eccentricity, laughs at its own ingenuity, and blurs borders in language and life.
Whether you need a romance, a comedy, a satirical political history, horror, or the absurd, Karunatilaka defies genre and invites us to imagine the world beyond.
While there is more travelling than arriving in this book, Van de Broeck’s compassion for her architects and their ambitions gives the book its soul.
A capering comedy, set against the backdrop of a pandemic, which throws in some legitimate and thought-provoking concern around the influence of new media.
Within every journey, there are further visible and invisible journeys. This book will remain in your head and your heart for that reason alone.
Andy Charman’s debut novel, Crow Court, is a carefully curated, episodic tale of how tragic crime is. It is not just a question of who to blame, but rather who ...
The intimate account of a man claiming his homosexuality, embedded within the larger history of Egyptian society.
Twisting tales of power, violence, love and mystery
Translated from French by Jeffrey Zuckerman, Pina, which won the 2017 Eugène Dabit Prize, is a rebuke of the romanticised ideals of Tahiti and its golden sands.
De Gregorio interrogates the classic missing person mystery and finds a deeper mystery hidden within – that of missing identity,
Art doesn’t just provide discrete instances of ways of seeing the world, alternative encounters with it into which we can enter while looking at a painting or TV show. Rather, ...
We tend to think of guilt as having a straight-forward relationship with wrong-doing. We are taught that if you do something wrong, you will feel guilty and if you haven’t ...