Context N°25 Alex Andriesse Contemporary literature is, whether we like it or not, firmly yoked to its market value. A new novel comes to us packaged, promoted, and prone to be read in the light of its jacket copy, its reviews, Read on! →
“In all, an impressive collection, the clear, confident style allowing each central crisis to be revealed with rewarding clarity and directness.” You can read the full review here.
“Latvian-Serbian author Māra Zālīte recounts Latvia’s rich history with energy, vigor, and electricity that is engaging for all audiences. Sectioned into short chapters, we follow the main character, Laura, on her quest to escape her birthplace of Stalin’s Siberia, where Read on! →
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“Battersby offers us an entertaining ride with an extraordinary narrator who is both eagle-eyed onlooker and the main act.” You can read the full article here.
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“. . . while reading it, one can’t shake the feeling of a gifted writer intent on seeing what he can get away with and then fudging in a plot around the fun parts. Which isn’t to say that the novel’s Read on! →
“Bodies of Summer is a worthwhile and considerate take on the failure of technology to liberate us. A relevant and thoughtful debut from the up-and-coming Latin American author.” Read the full review online at The Irish Times.