• You Can Be the Last Leaf

    You Can Be the Last Leaf

    Abū al-Ḥayyāt, Māyā

    Translated from the Arabic and introduced by Fady Joudah, You Can Be the Last Leaf draws on two decades of work to present the transcendent and timely US debut of Palestinian poet Maya Abu Al-Hayyat.

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  • Violeta

    Violeta

    Allende, Isabel

    This sweeping novel tells the epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.

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  • Brickmakers

    Brickmakers

    Almada, Selva

    Oscar Tamai and Elvio Miranda, the patriarchs of two families of brickmakers, have for years nursed a mutual hatred, but their teenage sons, Pájaro and Ángelito, somehow fell in love.

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  • We Know You Remember

    We Know You Remember

    Alsterdal, Tove

    The past comes flooding back for police detective Eira Sjodin when Olof Hagstrm̲, who served time for raping and murdering a local girl, returns home to find his father dead under suspicious circumstances.

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  • Son of Svea

    Son of Svea

    Andersson, Lena

    In this family chronicle about the social transformations that unite and divide us, Ragnar Johansson, born in 1932, a transformative moment in Swedish history, considers his mother a relic of the past as he embraces modernity until he has children of his own.

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  • An Impossible Love

    An Impossible Love

    Angot, Christine

    Reaching back into a world before she was born, Christine Angot describes the inevitable encounter of two young people at a dance in the early 1950s: Rachel and Pierre, her mother and father. Their love is acute. Subtle and suspenseful.

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  • Rahel Varnhagen

    Rahel Varnhagen

    Arendt, Hannah

    Hannah Arendt's first book, largely completed when she went into exile from Germany in 1933, is the biography of a remarkable, complicated, troubled, passionate woman, an important figure in German romanticism.

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  • Boulder

    Boulder

    Baltasar, Eva

    Working as a cook on a merchant ship, a woman comes to know and love Samsa, a woman who gives her the nickname "Boulder." Baltasar demonstrates her preeminence as a chronicler of queer voices navigating a hostile world--and in prose as brittle and beautiful as an ancient saga.

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  • Mister N

    Mister N

    Barakāt, Najwá

    Modern-day Beirut is seen through the eyes of a failed writer, the eponymous Mister N. He has left his comfortable apartment and checked himself into a hotel -- he thinks. Certainly, they take good care of him there. Meanwhile, on the streets below, a grim pageant: poverty, violence and fear.

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  • A Single Rose

    A Single Rose

    Barbery, Muriel

    From the best-selling author of The Elegance of the Hedgehog comes a story about a woman's journey to discover the father she never knew and a love she never thought possible.

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