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ABOUT UNCLE BY REBECCA GISLER, TRANSLATED FROM FRENCH BY JORDAN STUMP.
A young woman moves to a quiet seaside town to care for her uncle, a disabled veteran with questionable habits. As her world grows smaller, she finds herself relying on this man – her only companion. The debut novel from one of Switzerland’s most exciting young writers.
ANOMALY BY ANDREJ NIKOLAIDIS, TRANSLATED FROM MONTENEGRIN BY WILL FIRTH.
Set on New Year’s Eve on the last day of human existence, Anomaly is an exhilarating, carnival of a novel, with a dark humour and remorselessness reminiscent of Thomas Bernhard and Pier Paolo Pasolini.
UN AMOR BY SARA MESA, TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH BY KATIE WHITTEMORE.
On the heels of a cryptic mistake, Nat begins a new life in a rural Spanish village. But mutual misunderstanding thrums below the surface, and as tensions mount, the community’s most unexpected impulses emerge.
GLORIA BY VICTOR HERINGER, TRANSLATED FROM PORTUGUESE BY JAMES YOUNG & SOPHIE LEWIS.
From the author of The Love of Singular Men comes a book about three brothers with a dark inheritance.
A SIMPLE INTERVENTION BY YAEL INOKAI, TRANSLATED FROM GERMAN BY MARIELLE SUTHERLAND.
A ground-breaking surgical intervention promises to free women from mental illness. But at what cost? Meret, a nurse on the surgical ward, is proud to be part of the solution, but when she falls in love with another nurse, her certainty in the system begins to crumble.
DJINNS BY FATMA AYDEMIR, TRANSLATED FROM GERMAN BY JON CHO-POLIZZI
The Spiegel Bestseller set between Germany and Turkey at the end of the 20th century, this sweeping saga portrays a family in all its complexity: full of secrets, questions, silence and love.