The 2019 Man Booker International Longlist

The longlist for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize was released today, and there are some great titles to add to your TBR. Before we get into those books though, I want to point out a few cool things about this year’s list. First, only two of these novels are from large conglomerate publishing houses; […]

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Beowulf – A Review

Beowulf Unknown author Epic Poetry | Classics | Fantasy First written around 975 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I’m not sure what kept me from reading the epic poem Beowulf. It’s sort, it’s metal, it’s based on Norse legends, there’s a dragon – those are all elements that usually make me love a story. Whatever the reason […]

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2018 National Book Awards Translated Literature Longlist Released!

The National Book Foundation has released its longlist for translated literature. I hadn’t heard of any of these books before, but they all sound so great. Disoriental by Negar Djavadi Amazon | Goodreads Comemadre by Roque Larraquy Amazon | Goodreads The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq – Dunya Mikhail Amazon | Goodreads One […]

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