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Autumn Rounds

by Meg Nola

In Jacques Poulin’s lyrical novel "Autumn Rounds", a Canadian bookmobile driver travels from Quebec City to the villages along the country’s northern shore. The Driver, as he calls himself, has an enduring love of books and a curious... Read More

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The Sleeping Car Murders

by Meg Nola

In Sébastien Japrisot’s taut mystery novel "The Sleeping Car Murders", a woman’s corpse is found on a train that just arrived in Paris. The train originated in Marseilles, and the woman appears to have been strangled in the sleeping... Read More

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The Last One

by Monica Carter

"The Last One" is a mesmerizing, semiautobiographical novel about the meanings of identity, family, and sexuality. The story of eponymous character Fatima Daas is slight, but there’s depth and substance in her struggles to find paths... Read More

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Tristan

by Karen Rigby

In Clarence Boulay’s delicate, mesmeric novel "Tristan", a woman’s ardor on a volcanic island tests her emotional thresholds. From its seafaring opening aboard a lobster boat bound for rugged Tristan, a remote South Atlantic outpost,... Read More

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A Year in the Woods

by Kristine Morris

When responsibilities derailed his childhood dream of becoming a famous explorer, Torbjørn Ekelund felt bereft of intimate participation in the seasonal changes of his beloved Norwegian forests. So he made a decision: once each month,... Read More

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The Interim

by Eileen Gonzalez

An East German expat drinks his way through a neverending identity crisis in Wolfgang Hilbig’s historical novel "The Interim". C. is a man of contradictions. He is a writer who cannot write. He was granted permission to leave... Read More

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