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Horsemen of the Sands

by Meagan Logsdon

History and human drama collide in Leonid Yuzefovich’s "Horsemen of the Sands", a wonderful tangle of relationships, religions, and realism. The volume consists of two novellas—“The Storm,” set in a Russian elementary school and... Read More

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Checkpoint

by Ho Lin

A satirical take on war in the vein of Catch-22 and Slaughterhouse Five, Serbian author David Albahari’s "Checkpoint" is shocking and comic in equal turns, skillfully pulled together by the force of Albahari’s wit. At an isolated... Read More

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The Longest Year

by Meagan Logsdon

An intriguing journey spanning two countries and multiple centuries, Daniel Grenier’s "The Longest Year" is at once epic and intimate, heartwarming and grotesque. This is a novel that defies easy categorization. Shades of the tall tale... Read More

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Lala

by Katie Asher

Jacek Dehnel’s "Lala" is a wonderful mosaic of stories about a woman’s unbelievably adventurous youth; they were shared with family members so many times that her children and grandchildren could recite them practically verbatim.... Read More

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