World Literature Today reviews THE ENCOUNTER

Can horrific psychic wounds from wartime ever really heal? Can one merely will oneself to forget? These are the major themes explored in this newly translated novel by Gabriela Adameșteanu. Read the full review here. The Encounter is available for Read on! →


  Jovanka Zivanovic’s FRAGILE TRAVELERS has been recently reviewed by Publisher’s Weekly and The Complete Review. “Zivanovic suspends reality in this delicate, beautiful short book to explore the questions plaguing humankind and pay homage to the power and importance of Read on! →

Complete Review reviews INVISIBLE HANDS

“…picked up by a more commercial publisher (who could and should easily have been sold on it), it would have been snuck in on the mystery shelves — and might well have enjoyed at least small break-out success, because it Read on! →

Los Angeles Review of Books reviews A ROOM

“A ROOM is a gift to the reading world … In Shimoni’s prose, we’re reminded of all the possibilities that narratives still possess — the catch and release of details, the fragmentary quality of perception and understanding, the playfulness, even with Read on! →

Complete Review reviews COLD SHOULDER

“Werner’s slim novel has the appearance of the closely realist, a simple, factual narrative describing events, in part in precise detail. But it’s a deceptive sort of realism, a fading in and out of tight focus — to good effect Read on! →

Full Stop reviews A ROOM

“Youval Shimoni’s A Room is a big book. The 597 pages of Michael Sharp’s translation from the Hebrew into English weighs a little under two pounds. And yet it feels like it should be bigger, should weigh more: the novel Read on! →