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The Remainder by Alia Trabucco Zeran translated by Sophie Hughes

This superb novel, skilfully translated by Sophie Hughes, tells the story of three young people whose lives have been shaped by their parents’ political activism during the Pinochet era in Chile. Narrated alternately by Iquela and Felipe, the action starts … Continue reading

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Reading about dementia.

Sooner or later someone close to you will become ill with Alzheimer’s or dementia. This may be an older person or it may be someone in their fifties or sixties. In either case you will experience your loved one changing- … Continue reading

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Two great Europeans- Lunatics, Lovers and Poets- Twelve Stories after Cervantes and Shakespeare.

Now you may be aghast, in shock, in tears or denial about the outcome of the referendum on our membership of the European Union. And I’m not sure whether the brilliance of this book will delight and soothe you or … Continue reading

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I’ll sell you a dog- Juan Pablo Villalobos translated by Rosalind Harvey

I laughed out loud- in restaurants, on the beach, in the plane- reading this brilliantly comic novel by Villalobos, recently published by And Other Stories in translation by Rosalind Harvey. The novel is set in Mexico City and opens with … Continue reading

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