A fresh translation of a Portuguese classic offers a poignant portrait of a country's decline.
Junot Díaz's masterful new novel maps the ambiguities in the modern immigrant experience in America.
The Surrealist dissident Raymond Queneau turned his writings into a lab for his experiments, and the results are still exhilarating.
In South African writer Zakes Mda's fiction, the past hovers like a ghost--seductive and terrifying.
The taint of an unjust war tarnishes the lives of Vietnam-era Americans in Denis Johnson's stunning new novel.
A trilogy of hard-boiled detective novels set in Marseilles contemplates the ethnic turmoil in modern-day France.
Robert Walser's writing--opaque and ethereal, provoking and digressive--is finally being introduced to American readers.
The last book in J.K. Rowling's saga is marked by throwaway references to a post-9/11 world and derivative insights that never add up to a coherent moral vision.
Leonard Michaels's fiction captured his evolution from sex-obsessed misogyny to self-identified moralism.
After Dark, Haruki Murakami's edgy new novel, describes how the lives of a group of strangers intersect over the course of one night.