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The Plotters

There’s an assassin in Seoul, South Korea working for a mysterious organization based out of a library run by a man called “Old Raccoon,” acting on orders by anonymous masterminds called “plotters.”

Kingdom Cons

At first, when you're reading Kingdom Cons, you think you've gone back in time to a land full of kings and courts and swordfights. Slowly but surely you realize: no, this is not the past, but the present world of cartels on the U.S.-Mexican border.

Frankenstein in Baghdad

Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (2014), Saadawi's story focuses on the traumatic aftermath of war and occupation, how violence leads to more violence, and how no one is truly innocent.

Confession of the Lioness

If you're looking for a fantastic book in translation, or story that deals with tradition, legacies of war, and the impact of violence against women, look no further than Confession of a Lioness.

Our Lady of the Nile

Set fifteen years before the Rwanda Genocide, Scholalstique Mukasonga's novella Our Lady of the Nile takes readers into a girls' private school rife with political, ethnic and religious tension...