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The covers of the books featured in the August Watchlist: The Details, Lojman, Wenling's, A Practical...
The Watchlist: August 2023
By Tobias Carroll
Tobias Carroll recommends new and exciting reads from Angola, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and Turkey.
Toward Our Common Destruction: Humans and the Environment
By Eric M. B. Becker
The protagonist of this month’s work is the natural world in its multitudes.
The Sky’s Seams Burst
By Ondjaki
Rain was no longer rain!
Translated from Portuguese by Stephen Henighan
If Nothing Else Helps, Read Clarice
By José Eduardo Agualusa
I’m afraid of turning on the TV and, like someone going into the Underground at rush hour, of having my intelligence stepped on, whether out of carelessness or malice.
Translated from Portuguese by Stefan Tobler
An Interview with José Eduardo Agualusa
By Paulo Polzonoff Jr.
José Eduardo Agualusa, 46, is a growing name in world literature. Born in Huambo, Angola, Agualusa has already been embraced across the Portuguese-speaking literary world—especially in Brazil and Portugal,…
Translated from Portuguese by Paulo Polzonoff Jr. & Anderson Tepper