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The Beggar & the Hare: A Novel

by Tuomas Kyrö & David McDuff Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (August 05, 2014)

From a hugely popular, award-winning Finnish author, this entertaining, profound, and satirical tale follows a Romanian beggar living on the streets of Helsinki.

Vatanescu, a young Romanian construction worker,...


A Man Called Ove: A Novel

by Fredrik Backman Atria Books (July 15, 2014)

Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm!

In this “charming debut” (People) from one of Sweden’s most successful authors, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned...


The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

by Jonas Jonasson & Rachel Willson-Broyles Ecco (April 29, 2014)

Jonas Jonasson's picaresque tale of how one person's actions can have far-reaching—even global—consequences, written with the same light-hearted satirical voice as his bestselling debut novel, The 100-Year-Old...


Self-Control

by Stig Saeterbakken & Seán Kinsella Dalkey Archive Press (November 12, 2012)

The second volume in Stig Sæterbakken's loosely connected "S Trilogy," Self-Control moves from the dark portrait of codependent marriage featured in the acclaimed Siamese to a world of solitary loneliness and...


The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am (Norwegian Literature Series)

by Kjersti A. Skomsvold & Kerri A. Pierce Dalkey Archive Press (October 25, 2011)

The highly acclaimed debut of one of Norway's brightest talents.Mathea Martinsen has never been good at dealing with other people. After a lifetime, her only real accomplishment is her longevity: everyone she...


The Polyglot Lover

by Lina Wolff & Saska Vogel And Other Stories (May 02, 2019)

‘Do you have to stare like that?’ I asked.

‘Think about the actors in porn. They’ve got no problem showing themselves off.’

‘Think about when I broke your nose,’ I replied.

Ellinor is thirty-six....


The Waiter

by Matias Faldbakken Gallery/Scout Press (October 09, 2018)

“As if The Remains of the Day had been written by Kingsley Amis, The Waiter is…one of the most purely entertaining novels I’ve read in years. This book is a meal you won’t want to finish.” —J. Ryan...


Companions

by Christina Hesselholdt & Paul Russell Garrett Fitzcarraldo Editions (August 30, 2017)

Camilla, Charles, Alma, Edward, Alwilda and Kristian are a circle of friends hurtling through mid-life. Structured as a series of monologues jumping from one friend to the next, Companions follows their loves,...


The Looking-Glass Sisters

by Gøhril Gabrielsen & John Irons Peirene Press (September 25, 2015)

A tragic love story about two sisters who cannot live with or without each other.

Far out on the plains of northern Norway stands a house. It belongs to two middle-aged sisters. They seldom venture out and nobody...


The Brahmadells

by Jóanes Nielsen & Kerri A. Pierce Open Letter (October 30, 2017)

An epic family—and national—saga, The Brahmadells spans from the mid-nineteenth century until the 1980s, blending genres and narrative styles to capture not only the tribulations of a particular family, but...


The Endless Summer

by Madame Nielsen & Gaye Kynoch Open Letter (January 22, 2018)

Subtitled “A Requiem,” The Endless Summer opens from the perspective of a “young boy, who is perhaps a girl, but does not yet know it.” With a Proustian charm, this digressive, cinematic love story about...


The Invention of Ana

by Mikkel Rosengaard Custom House (February 13, 2018)

A New York Times Paperback Row Editor's Choice

Combining the infectious narration of Nick Hornby’s Funny Girl, the philosophical lyricism of Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives, and the mesmerizing power...


Tómas Jónsson, Bestseller

by Guðberger Bergsson & Lytton Smith Open Letter (June 19, 2017)

Moving between realism and meandering polemic, Tómas Jónsson, Bestseller lays bare the failure of Icelandic man and his culture. From conversation between bank employees about pick-up techniques to bedridden...


One Station Away

by Olaf Olafsson Ecco (December 05, 2017)

From the critically acclaimed Olaf Olafsson, an intimate yet sweeping story of a New York neurologist and the three women who change his life

An overlooked pianist who finally receives fraught success after decades...


The History of Bees: A Novel

by Maja Lunde Atria Books (August 22, 2017)

“Imagine The Leftovers, but with honey” (Elle), and in the spirit of Station Eleven and Never Let Me Go, this “spectacular and deeply moving” (Lisa See, New York Times bestselling author) novel follows...


The Last Days of My Mother

by Sölvi Björn Sigur & Helga Soffía Einarsdóttir Open Letter (September 15, 2014)

A mother and son bond over booze and weed, as they travel to Amsterdam for her special cancer treatment.