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The Missing Year of Juan Salvatierra
Language: en
Pages: 116
Authors: Pedro Mairal
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

The New Republic Best Books of 2013 and World Literature Today Best Books of 2013. "A simple mystery constructed very cleverly ... an atmospheric and understated book with vivid settings and characters, a true delight to read."-10 Best Books Shorter than 150 Pages, Publishers Weekly "Mairal's quickening prose moves from
The Missing Year of Juan Salvatierra
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Pedro Mairal
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-15 - Publisher: New Vessel Press

An artist’s sons hunt for their mysterious inheritance: “A pleasure to read . . . One of the most significant Argentine writers working today” (David Leavitt, author of The Lost Language of Cranes). At age nine, Juan Salvatierra became mute following a horse riding accident. At twenty, he began secretly
The Year of the Comet
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Sergei Lebedev
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-14 - Publisher: New Vessel Press

A coming of age novel set in a crumbling Soviet Union by the acclaimed author of Oblivion—“the best of Russia’s younger generation of writers”(The New York Review of Books). As the Soviet Union edges toward collapse, a young boy’s idyllic childhood takes a sinister turn. Rumors of a serial killer
Killing the Second Dog
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Marek Hlasko
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-02 - Publisher: New Vessel Press

"Hlasko's story comes off the page at you like a pit bull."—The Washington Post “His writing is taut and psychologically nuanced like that of the great dime-store novelist Georges Simenon, his novelistic world as profane as Isaac Babel's.”—Wall Street Journal "Spokesman for those who were angry and beat . .
Adua
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Igiaba Scego
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-22 - Publisher: New Vessel Press

“Utterly sublime . . . Aduatells a gripping story of war, migration and family, exposing us to the pain and hope that reside in each encounter” (Maaza Mengiste, author of The Shadow King). Adua, an immigrant from Somalia, has lived in Italy nearly forty years. She came seeking freedom from