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The covers of the five books featured in the Watchlist: Dandelion Daughter, The Stone Breakers,...
The Watchlist: September 2023
By Tobias Carroll
Tobias Carroll recommends new books in translation you won't want to miss from Canada, Colombia, France, the Republic of the Congo, and Russia.
An image of a collection of eggs of various sizes.
"Animals of the Past” by Frederic A. Lucas. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.
By Xavier Valcárcel
Xavier Valcárcel considers questions of solitude and care in this dreamlike poem.
Translated from Spanish by Roque Raquel Salas Rivera

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