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NTA Longlist: This Is the Garden by Giulio Mozzi translated by Elizabeth Harris

This Is the Garden by Giulio Mozzi, translated from the Italian by Elizabeth Harris (Open Letter Books) Elizabeth Harris has lyrically channeled the many voices of Giulio Mozzi in his captivating collection This is the Garden. From the purse-snatcher’s meditative letter to his … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist: The Mad and the Bad by Jean-Patrick Manchette translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith

The Mad and the Bad by Jean-Patrick Manchette, translated from the French by Donald Nicholson-Smith (New York Review Books) Donald Nicholson-Smith brings the violence, humor, and social satire of Jean-Patrick Manchette’s The Mad and the Bad into a no-nonsense English that perfectly suits … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist: Street of Thieves by Mathias Enard translated by Charlotte Mandell

Street of Thieves by Mathias Enard, translated from the French by Charlotte Mandell (Open Letter Books) Spanning the events of Arab Spring and the collapse of Europe’s economy, Street of Thieves depicts crime and alienation across borders and cultures. The novel combines a … Continue reading

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