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Indian Winter

By Kazim Ali
Categories: Fiction

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A queer writer travelling through India can't escape the regrets of his past, nor the impending ruin of his present. 

"I am leaving for the winter – I have to ...

Pale Shadows

By Dominique Fortier
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Categories: Fiction

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Dickinson after her death: a novel of the trio of women who brought Emily Dickinson’s poems out of the shadows 

When she died, Emily Dickinson ...

Grimmish

By Michael Winkler
Categories: Fiction

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 MILES FRANKLIN LITERARY AWARD

Pain was Joe Grim’s self-expression, his livelihood and reason for being.

A superstar boxer who rarely won a fight, Grim distinguished himself for ...

The Bear Woman

By Karolina Ramqvist
Translated by Saskia Vogel
Categories: Fiction

A writer’s obsession with the story of Marguerite de la Rocque leads her to question how women’s stories have been told, and how she will tell her own.

Blending autofiction and the essay, The Bear ...

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By Aaron Tucker
Categories: Fiction

J. Robert Oppenheimer: reluctant father of the atomic bomb, enthusiastic lover of books, devoted husband and philanderer. Engaging with the books he voraciously read, and especially the Bhagavad Gita, ...

Suzanne

By Anais Barbeau-Lavalette
Translated by Rhonda Mullins
Categories: Fiction

Eighty-five years of art and history through the eyes of a woman who fled her family – as re-imagined by her granddaughter.

Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette never knew her mother’s mother. Curious to understand ...

The Sleepworker

By Cyrille Martinez
Translated by Joseph Patrick Stancil
Categories: Fiction

John is a poet. Only John almost never writes poems, because he is also unemployed. He lives with four friends, and they squat in a loft in New York New York, a fantastical city that resembles the Big ...