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The 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize was announced this morning. I was lucky enough to receive the […]

Brief Thoughts: Jack Glass, Men We Reaped and The Lie

Jack Glass by Adam Roberts Five words from the blurb: society, crime, asteroid, murder, freedom Jack Glass started well, with a […]

Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser

 Winner of 2013 Miles Franklin Literary Award Five words from the blurb: world, guides, tourist, return, dreams Questions of Travel […]

Strange Weather in Tokyo by Hiromi Kawakami

 Translated from the Japanese by Allison Markin Powell Shortlisted for 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize Five words from the blurb: […]

Death of an Ancient King by Laurent Gaudé

 Translated from the French by Adriana Hunter Winner of the Prix Goncourt des Lyceéns 2002 and the Prix des Libraires […]

The Son by Michel Rostain

Translated from the French by Adriana Hunter Winner of the Prix Goncourt 2011, Selected for Waterstones 11 2013 Five words […]