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Le Morte d'Arthur

by Shana Creaney

Le Morte d’Arthur underscores the heroics, drama, and majesty of the Arthurian legends without the complex, convoluted language often associated with them. Gerald J. Davis’s modernized translation of the Arthurian myth is Le Morte... Read More

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Doppler

by Erika Harlitz Kern

Cutting satire and humorous jeremiads expose the hypocrisies of keeping up with the Joneses in Erlend Loe’s novel "Doppler". After his father dies, Andreas Doppler suffers a breakdown, drops out of society, and goes to live in a tent... Read More

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Among the Lost

by Rebecca Hussey

Emiliano Monge’s "Among the Lost" is a harrowing novel about migration and human trafficking, told from the points of view of both victims and victimizers. Set in an unnamed country that resembles Mexico and taking place over the... Read More

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The Goose Fritz

by Meagan Logsdon

Among the strands that shape a person’s identity, family may be one of the most influential. Sergei Lebedev delves into one such family in "The Goose Fritz", an impressive tangle of branches in a single ancestral tree. Kirill has... Read More

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We Are Family

by Michelle Anne Schingler

“How the hell do you start a letter to the UN?” If you’re Al Santamaria, you do it with the absolute conviction that your entreaty for their recognition of your family’s estate will be heard and respected—because you are a... Read More

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77

by Monica Carter

“How can you narrate terror?” This question is a central focus of Guillermo Saccomanno’s "77", set during the 1977 reign of terror in Argentina, the Dirty War. The military coup d’état of 1976 led to the killing of over thirty... Read More

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