Graphic, non-English, Marxist, Poetic Book Porn

May 30, 2014 § Leave a comment

The Serbian editions for Danilo Kiš’s Garden, Ashes and Milorad Pavić’s Dictionary of the Khazars

Latin translation of The Hobbit and Tolkien’s prose translation of Beowulf

Two verse translations of Beowulf, by E.M. Liuzza and Frederick Rebsamen

Two Prix Goncourt winners:  Jonathan Littell, Les Bienveillantes (available in English as The Kindly Ones) and Laurent Gaudé’s Le Soleil des Scorta (The House of Scorta)

Cameroonese writer Patrice Nganang’s Temps de chien (Dog Days in English) and the German edition of Thomas Mann’s Tonio Kröger and Mario und der Zauberer (Mario and the Magician)

Nick Mamatas, Love is the Law and the Library of America edition of three books by Thornton Wilder

The first two volumes, in English translation, of Joann Sfar’s The Rabbi’s Cat

In addition, here are listings of recent e-books that I’ve bought in May:

Emma Donoghue, Frog Music

David James Poissant, The Heaven of Animals

Rivka Galchen, American Innovations

Rene Denfeld, The Enchanted

Ahmadou Kourouma, Allah is not Obliged

Smith Henderson, Fourth of July Creek

Porochista Khakpour, The Last Illusion

Felix Gilman, The Revolutions

Roland Dorgelès, Les Croix de bois

John-Antoine Nau, Force ennemie

Émile Moselly, Terres Lorraines

Marc Elder, Le Peuple de la Mer

Pierre Lemaitre, Au revoir là-haut

Alexis Jenni, L’art français de la guerre

Pascal Quignard, Les Ombres errantes

Gilles Leroy, Alabama Song

Atiq Rahimi, Syngué sabour:  Pierre de patience

Jean Echenoz, Je M’en Vais

Jean Echenoz, 14

Giorgio Pressburger, Storia Umana e Inumana

Francesco Pecoraro, La vita in tempo di pace

Antonio Scurati, Il padre infedele

Umberto Eco, Come si fa una tesi di Laurea

Marco Magini, Come fossi solo

Elisa Ruotolo, Ovunque, proteggici

Donatella di Pietrantonio, Bella Mia

Edmundo Paz Soldán, Iris

Jeff VanderMeer, Aniquilación

Valter Hugo Mãe, O Filho do Mil Homens

José Luiz Passos, O sonâmbulo amador

Ana Luisa Amaral, Inversos

Daša Drndić, April u Berlinu

Herta Müller, La Bestia del Cor

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