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from France

The Madonna of Notre Dame

the_madonna_of_notre_dame This police novel illuminates the shadowy corners of Notre Dame Cathedral, shedding light on good and evil with wry humor....

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from Russia

A Very Russian Christmas

a_very_russian_christmas-2 Crimson ribbons and troubled souls, landowners yearning for love, burning cheeks, salmon, and caviar. This is Russian Christmas celebrated in supreme pleasure and pain by the greatest of writers. Running the gamut from sweet and reverent to twisted and uproarious, and with many of the...

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from England

On the Run with Mary

On the Run with Mary Shining moments of tender beauty punctuate this story of a youth on the run after escaping from an elite English boarding school. At London’s Euston Station, the narrator meets a talking dachshund named Mary and together they’re off on escapades through posh Mayfair streets and...

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from Poland

Killing Auntie

killing_auntie_digital A young university student named Jurek, with no particular ambitions or talents, finds himself with nothing to do. After his doting aunt asks the young man to perform a small chore, he decides to kill her for no good reason other than, perhaps, boredom. Killing...

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from Israel

Alexandrian Summer

alexandrian_summer4flat Alexandrian Summer is the story of two Jewish families living their frenzied last days in the doomed cosmopolitan social whirl of Alexandria just before fleeing Egypt for Israel in 1951. The conventions of the Egyptian upper-middle class are laid bare in this dazzling novel, which...

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from France

Guys Like Me

NVP-GuysLikeMe-cover-jpg An ode to Paris as rarely seen – a minutely-observed tale about searching for love and a new lease on life....

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from Poland

All Backs Were Turned

All Backs Were Turned All Backs Were Turned, set in Israel, is a story of sexual passion, violence, and betrayal, in classic hardboiled prose. A noir novel with bite....

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from Austria/Germany

Who is Martha?

NVP-Whoismartha-cover-jpg A rollicking tale about facing death with verve and style, richly told with great feeling and historical depth....

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from Moldova

The Good Life Elsewhere

the_good3 This is the hilarious, tragic and grotesque tale of Larga, a small village in Moldova, and everything its residents do to escape it. Every Largavite has his/her own pitiful story, and all of them dream of going to prosperous Italy as a solution to their...

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from Italy

Cocaine

NVP-cocaine-front cover withstille Elegant, witty and wicked, Pitigrilli’s classic novel was first published in Italian in 1921 and charts the comedy and tragedy of a young man’s downfall and the lure of a bygone era....

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from Argentina

The Missing Year of Juan Salvatierra

the_missing_year At the age of nine, Juan Salvatierra became mute following a horse riding accident. At twenty, he began secretly painting a series of long rolls of canvas in which he minutely detailed six decades of life in his village on Argentina’s river frontier with Uruguay....

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from Austria

Fanny von Arnstein: Daughter of the Enlightenment

NVP-Fanny-cover-withMZW In 1776 Fanny von Arnstein, the daughter of the Jewish master of the royal mint in Berlin, came to Vienna as an 18-year-old bride, bringing with her the intellectual sharpness and vitality of her birthplace. In her youth, she was influenced by the philosopher Moses...

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from Poland

Killing the Second Dog

NVP-Killing-Front cover Robert and Jacob are two tough, desperate men, exiled from their native Poland and adrift in the hot, nasty underworld of Tel Aviv. They are planning to run a scam on an American widow visiting the country with her young son. What follows is a...

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from Israel

Some Day

pamphlet10_web On the shores of Israel’s Lake Kinneret lies the city of Tiberias, caught between reality and fantasy, where we find budding sexuality and a longing for great love. The air is saturated with smells of cooking and passion that lead to the housing project where seven-year-old...

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Catalogue 2016-17

Click here to download our catalogue for 2016-17, featuring works from around the globe.

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Interview with Klaus Wivel

You speak about it a bit in the book, but could you tell us the impetus for The Last Supper? For many years I’d been covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. After the collapse of the peace negotiations in 2000 the Second Intifada began. I reported from the Palestinian side and it became clear from talking to […]

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Upcoming events with Klaus Wivel

Klaus Wivel, author of The Last Supper: The Persecution of Christians in the Middle East, will be participating in the following events: Wednesday, April 27 6:00 – 7:30pm Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs In conversation with James Kirchick 170 E. 64th St. New York, NY 10065 https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/calendar/data/0617.html Thursday, April 28 6:30 – 10 […]

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Interview with Alexander Pschera, author of Animal Internet

How did you first hear about the idea of the Animal Internet, and what was it that got you interested enough to write a book about it? The whole thing started when I encountered Waldrapp Shorty on Facebook. This bird is part of a zoological project, but on Facebook it looked like a joke. First […]

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Upcoming events with Alexander Pschera

Alexander Pschera, author of Animal Internet: Nature and the Digital Revolution, will be reading at the following venues. Check back here for more updates on Animal Internet:   Monday, April 18 6:30-8:00 pm NYU Deutsches Haus 42 Washington Mews, Greenwich Village New York, NY 10003 http://deutscheshaus.as.nyu.edu/object/io_1458742280549.html   Tuesday, April 19 5:00-6:30 pm St Agnes Branch […]

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North and East

Sergei Lebedev is the author of Oblivion. One day, on a cold winter eve, my father took his rifle down from the rafter to clean it. In answer to my unspoken request, he took out, from under the ceiling of the apartment, tightly bundled heavy canvas sleeping bags, a threadbare, faded rucksack, marsh boots, smoky […]

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Two Red Stars

Sergei Lebedev is the author of the forthcoming OBLIVION, a stunning debut novel about family, fate, untamed nature, Russia, and the legacy of the Soviet Union. Here’s a poem by Lebedev called “The Red Star,” which highlights some of the paradoxes and contradictions we must struggle with when examining Russia’s past. This poem, like Lebedev’s […]

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Yitzhak Gormezano Goren on “resurrecting an extinct novel”

Yitzhak Gormezano Goren writes on Lit Hub about the joys of finding his novel Alexandrian Summer translated into English for the first time, and on revisiting the text as part of the translation and editing process: “So—how come it took another 37 years to see this novel in its English version, when there’s much Israeli […]

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Alexandrian Summer in New York Magazine

New York Magazine has published their Approval Matrix for the week of 4/19. Yitzhak Gormezano Goren’s novel Alexandrian Summer occupies the top (right) spot. It is both highbrow and brilliant. Officially. http://nymag.com/arts/all/approvalmatrix/approval-matrix-2015-4-20/

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