International Locales

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Reading the boldly inventive and fast paced novel Aphasia, is like road tripping through a warm country with your smartest friend; it might be one of the best trips you are likely to take

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Have you ever not wanted a book to end? Were disappointed that the characters are gone from your life?

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“an entrancing family story and a surprising adventure. Gregory’s female characters are, as always, clearly human, deeply thoughtful, and driven by their own desires and agency.

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“Readers will find it as difficult to leave the characters in Remedios behind as they will find this haunting novel one they are grateful to not have missed.”

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“If Carlos Manuel Alvarez’s debut novel The Fallen is any indicator, he is a Cuban writer to watch.”

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“Discover a brooding and eerie gothic tale of a wonderland filled with something other than wonder, and a fairyland that is dark and dangerous.”

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“Chillingly frank in its discussion of our planets fragile ecological system and the fight to save our basic natural resources.”

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“Each novel Man Booker finalist Deborah Levy writes comes nearer perfection.

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“Despite the seriousness of much of the content that the book hints at, this is a quick read for the last days of summer.”

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Everyone knows about the migration crisis that erupted out of the Syrian civil war.

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“Labbé deliberately distorts conventional narrative forms to create a challenging but engaging text.”

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Many readers in this quadrant of the globe have discovered Australian crime fiction—mysteries, thrillers, police procedurals—through television series created for broadcast and streaming services.

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"If [Madhuri Vijay] goes on like this she will enter the first rank along with Arundhati Roy, Anita Desai, Vikram Seth, and half a dozen others. We will see much more of her."

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“Author David R. Gillham has taken the brave, difficult risk of turning an icon into a real teenager.”

This is not your mother’s Anne Frank.

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International bestselling author Khaled Hosseini’s new work Sea Prayer, a glimpse of a final, treasured moment between father and son, does not disappoint.

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“a commendable and unique work that never flags and is a worthy addition to the Holocaust genre.”

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“an entertaining escape that showcases the virtues of logical thinking, along with a toe dip into a bygone industrial age.”

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“a lovely story . . . a tale for those who continue to look for magic in the world . . .”

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The Hilltop is recommended to all readers who enjoy a good story grounded in current events.”

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“Like our protagonist, we hope to soar to new heights, to conquer our fears, to land where we belong.

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“Umberto Eco is one of just a handful of writers that can be trusted to take me by the hand and lead me into a world that, on first glimpse, I don’t want to venture into.

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