Saleem Haddad included in Foreign Policy 100 Global Thinkers 2016, "for reclaiming queer Arab identity."
The Golden Age
Joan London’s The Golden Age is longlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize.
Shelter in Place
An Interview with Alexander Maksik
“I have always been drawn to art because it is an utterly lawless world, limited only by a person’s courage and imagination. So what do I shy away from? Cowardice. I revile cowardice in art. I revile the idea that we should be writing benign and careful books." A. Maksik
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A couple, married with two young kids, is in crisis in 1970s Naples in Starnone’s (First Execution, 2009) prizewinning, thirteenth novel. We learn of Aldo’s estrangement from his family through the letters his wife, Vanda, writes to him then, before the novel quickly shifts...
— Booklist Online, Feb 22 2017
In a tragicomic parable of justice based on a true episode, the corrupt 17th-century power brokers of Sicily meet their match in a canny, revenge-driven female viceroy.Setting aside his popular Inspector Montalbano crime series, Camilleri (A Voice in the Night, 2016, etc.) offers...
— Kirkus Review, Feb 21 2017
Himes’ writing is taut, detailed and well-researched. I would highly recommend “Mikhail and Margarita” for the newness of plot, the writing and the way the book will make you think.
— The Hungry Reader, Feb 20 2017
Punches, profanity and streams of offbeat argot fly from the first page of this idiosyncratic debut novel about a Mexican immigrant living on the edge of the survival in an unnamed American city. Maybe 17 and "skinny as a shoelace," Liborio has suffered enough hardship for several...
— The New York Times, Feb 16 2017
I cannot recommend this wonderful novel highly enough. The author’s comprehensive research into this period of history, and his fascination with Sewell, informs all his narrative and yet I never felt that it overwhelmed the sensitive story-telling.
— Nudge Book, Feb 15 2017
In its verbal richness, its humanity, its loving empathy, and its unapologetic depiction of the everyday violence to which migrants are subject, The Gringo Champion is probably one of the most significant novels in translation published in the United States in recent years.
— Los Angeles Review of Books, Feb 15 2017
In this reworking of Nineteen Eighty-Four, dystopian England is represented by a North African caliphate, Big Brother by the prophet Bigaye and Winston Smith by Ati. Life in Abistan brings surveillance, suppression of independent thought and the beheading of heretics. However,...