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  • Nancy

    By Bruno Lloret
    Translated from Spanish by Ellen Jones
    $19.95
    “Bruno Lloret’s Nancy is a requiem, a funeral pyre, a poetic novel dedicated to the factory towns and their unremembered inhabitants. Told with breathless economy, an entire…
    Forthcoming
  • Elemental

    By Multiple Authors
    Translated from Various Languages by Multiple Translators
    $16.95
    “I too shall expand, literally blossom, together with the surrounding nature.” —Gøhril Gabrielsen, translated by Deborah Dawkin
    Forthcoming
  • Rabbit Island

    By Elvira Navarro
    Translated from Spanish by Christina MacSweeney
    $19.95
    “Beneath the impeccable surface of Navarro’s ice-cold prose, dread and grief wrestle in a territory of uncanny shadows. Like the work of many great fantasists…
    Forthcoming
  • Harmada

    By João Gilberto Noll
    Translated from Portuguese by Edgar Garbelotto
    $14.95
    “Noll is a hero of Brazilian literature who deserves to be widely known in the English-speaking world and this fascinating shape-shifting novel is a wonderful…
    Forthcoming
  • That Time of Year

    By Marie NDiaye
    Translated from French by Jordan Stump
    $19.95
    “What at first appears to be a Kafkaesque fable about insiders and outsiders quickly morphs into a metaphysical horror story about the bonds between the…
  • Home

    By Multiple Authors
    Translated from Arabic by Multiple Translators
    $16.95
    Nine contemporary Arabic-language poets from eight different countries explore the intimate world of everyday life “Unbelievably exciting…These are poems to read and reread, repeating the…
  • Echo on the Bay

    By Masatsugu Ono
    Translated from Japanese by Angus Turvill
    $16.95
    Winner of the Mishima Prize "Cross García Márquez and Simenon and set the piece on the Sea of Japan, and you’ll have a feel for…
  • On Lighthouses

    By Jazmina Barrera
    Translated from Spanish by Christina MacSweeney
    $19.95
    “Lighthouses, the ‘frontier between civilization and nature,’ are places of solitude. But they are also signals of shore and home. This book is a light…
  • Lake Like a Mirror

    By Ho Sok Fong
    Translated from Chinese by Natascha Bruce
    $16.95
    “Dreamlike…[Ho Sok Fong] has created a world in these stories that is entirely, and uniquely, her own. Straddling the surreal and the pointedly political, Ho…
  • That We May Live

    By Multiple Authors
    Translated from Chinese by Multiple Translators
    $16.95
    “This remarkable anthology of Chinese speculative fiction offers seven tales of societal responsibility and individual freedom. . . . By turns cryptic and revealing, phantasmagorical…
  • b, Book, and Me

    By Kim Sagwa
    Translated from Korean by Sunhee Jeong
    $16.95
    “At turns raw and piercing, dreamy and surreal, Kim’s latest import…is a pressing indictment of today’s too-often onerous transition toward uncertain adulthood.” —Booklist, Starred Review…
  • They Will Drown in Their Mothers’ Tears

    By Johannes Anyuru
    Translated from Swedish by Saskia Vogel
    $16.95 | $22.95
    Winner of the 2020 Firecracker Award for Fiction Winner of the August Prize for Best Work of Literary Fiction “[They Will Drown in Their Mothers' Tears]…
  • This Tilting World

    By Colette Fellous
    Translated from French by Sophie Lewis
    $16.95
    “[Fellous] observes the rituals and language that fabricate an identity, focusing on what happens when these things dissolve or become fragmented… This piece of autofiction…
  • The Skin Is the Elastic Covering that Encases the Entire Body

    By Bjørn Rasmussen
    Translated from Danish by Martin Aitken
    $12.95
    "A feverish combination of stream of conscious, autobiography, collage, and narrative, Skin marks the arrival of a truly original literary voice. Reminiscent of Maggie Nelson’s The…
  • Beyond Babylon

    By Igiaba Scego
    Translated from Italian by Aaron Robertson
    $22.95
    “[Scego] gives voice to multiple lives, experiences, and emotions either silenced or ignored by history. [Beyond Babylon] resembles no other Italian novel to have migrated…
  • Bright

    By Duanwad Pimwana
    Translated from Thai by Mui Poopoksakul
    $16.95
    "Enchanting . . . [a] melancholy-tinged but still exuberant novel." — Publishers Weekly
  • Lord

    By João Gilberto Noll
    Translated from Portuguese by Edgar Garbelotto
    $12.95
    "Noll's daring and original style and sensibility has been brought to life in this expert translation. Lord is a brilliant introduction to a hero of…
  • The Females

    By Wolfgang Hilbig
    Translated from German by Isabel Fargo Cole
    $12.95
    "Beautiful and grotesque, Wolfgang Hilbig’s The Females is a searing indictment of bureaucracy, sexuality and ultimately language itself. Like Dostoevsky’s underground man, Hilbig’s narrator, in…
  • Mina

    By Kim Sagwa
    Translated from Korean by Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton
    $14.95
    “Shocking and powerful…Sagwa captures all that’s complicated about adolescence in Mina but goes further, portraying a disaffected generation cracking under the pressures of perfection and the drive…
  • Tidings of the Trees

    By Wolfgang Hilbig
    Translated from German by Isabel Fargo Cole
    $12.95
    "Out of the ugliness of history and the wasted landscape of his home, he has created stories of disconsolate beauty." — the Wall Street Journal
  • Lion Cross Point

    By Masatsugu Ono
    Translated from Japanese by Angus Turvill
    $14.95 | $19.95
    Winner of the Akutagawa Prize, Japan's most prestigious literary award
  • Old Rendering Plant

    By Wolfgang Hilbig
    Translated from German by Isabel Fargo Cole
    $12.95
    “[Wolfgang Hilbig] evokes the luminous prose of W. G. Sebald.” — The New York Times
  • A Working Woman

    By Elvira Navarro
    Translated from Spanish by Christina MacSweeney
    $14.95
    “[A] brilliant mindbender…Navarro’s exceptional novel defies easy interpretation, culminating in a breathtaking and surprising ending. The author is especially skilled at crafting the details and…
  • My Heart Hemmed In

    By Marie NDiaye
    Translated from French by Jordan Stump
    $14.95
    Two Lines Press's third book by the French literary sensation
  • Atlantic Hotel

    By João Gilberto Noll
    Translated from Portuguese by Adam Morris
    $9.95
    Two Lines Press's second novel from the Brazilian phenomenon
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