Description: Considered one of the leading writers of the 20th century, credited with influencing the works of other Latin American authors including Gabriel Garcia Marquez.Rulfo won Mexico's National Prize for Literature in 1970 and was awarded the Cervantes prize in 19... read more
Description: An award-winning, lyrically written, beautifully haunting saga of a Haitian family's fight against a curse spanning four generations.
Review: Winner of the Prix Femina, 2014 Winner of a French Voices Award, 2016 "[Lahens] describes her country with a forceful beauty... read more
Praise for Vi Khi Nao: "Here I was allowed to forget for a while that that is what books aspire to tell, so taken was I by more enthralling and mysterious pleasures." --Carole Maso How do you bear the death of a child? With fishtanks and jellyfish burials, Persephone's pomegranate seeds, a... read more
|Author:||Laila (INT) Emma (TRN); Lalami Fouad; Ramadan Laroui|
|Reading Level:||General Adult|
From an exciting new voice in literary fiction, a seductive, dazzling, atmospheric story of family, class, and deception set against the mesmerizing backdrops of Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon River, and London.
Andr is a listless Brazilian teenager and the son of... read more
Grains of sand, bridges, shampoo, a bike, board games, yoga, sellotape, birds, balloons, tattoos, wandering hands, tweezers, maths, fish, letterboxes, puppets, a vacuum cleaner, a ball of string - and love. In this novel of yous and mes, of hims and hers, Pagano choreographs the objects, gestur... read more
Description: One of the most widely celebrated artists of his generation, Ed Atkins makes videos, draws, and writes, developing a complex and deeply figured discourse around definition, wherein the impossibilities for sufficient representations of the physical, specificall... read more
An expatriate professor, Vega, returns from exile in Canada to El Salvador for his mother's funeral. A sensitive idealist and an aggrieved motor mouth, he sits at a bar with the author, Castellanos Moya, from five to seven in the evening, telling his tale and ra... read more
I was half way through a rereading of Thomas Bernhard’s The Lime Works when this book arrived, and, because the desire for new experience sometimes seems more urgent (or possibly just easier) than deeper exploration of the familiar, I read it immediately. How, t... read more
White City is a collection of short stories set mostly in and around Auckland's Albert Park, but even those stories that travel far away from the park seem subtly inhabited by its breezes, colours, shadows and sounds. Brown treats his characters with clear-eyed generosity, but never c... read more
A witty, philosophical novel by the author of the internationally bestselling In Times of Fading LightSometimes a cat comes into your life when you least expect it.An unnamed writer finds himself in Cabo de Gata, a sleepy, worn-down Andalusian fishing village. He's left behind his life in B... read more