Books Read



2016
  • The Underground Man, by Ross MacDonald
  • Exemplary Tales, by Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (Alexis Levitin, translator)
  • Every Frenchman Has One, by Olivia de Havilland
  • Amongst Women, by John McGahern
  • The Master and Margarita, by Mikhail Bulgakov (Diana Burgin and Katherine Tiernan O'Connor, translators)
  • The Book of Blam, by Aleksander Tišma (Bernard Johnson, translator)
  • The Far Side of the Dollar, by Ross MacDonald
  • M-Train, by Patti Smith
  • His Only Son and Doña Berta, by Leopoldo Alas (Margaret Jull Costa, translator)
  • John Aubrey, My Own Life, by Ruth Scurr
  • The Keeper of the Keys, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • The Chill, by Ross MacDonald
  • The Zebra-Striped Hearse, by Ross MacDonald
  • Dolcissimo, by Giuseppe Bonaviri (Umberto Mariani, translator)
  • The Use of Man, by Aleksander Tišma (Bernard Johnson, translator)
  • La terreur des droits de l'homme; Le républicanism de Thomas Paine et le moment thermidorien, by Yannick Bosc
  • Scarlet Sails, by Alexander Green (Grin) (Thomas P. Whitney, translator)
  • The Odyssey, by Homer (Robert Fitzgerald, translator)
  • Que ma joie demeure, by Jean Giono
  • Irrational Man, by William Barrett
  • The Old Wives' Tale, by Arnold Bennett
  • The Tartar Steppe, by Dino Buzzati (Stuart Hood, translator)
  • Beyond the Bedroom Wall, by Larry Woiwode
  • Italian Journey 1786-1788, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (W.H. Auden and Elizabeth Mayer, translators)
  • The Water Door, by Rosetta Loy (Gregory Conti, translator)
  • The Coffee House, by Carlo Goldoni (Jeremy Parzen, translator)
  • The Inheritors, by William Golding
  • The Way of the World, by Nicolas Bouvier (Robyn Marsack, translator)
  • I Will Have Vengeance: The Winter of Commissario Ricciardi, by Maurizio de Giovanni (Anne Milano Appel, translator)
  • Death Spiral, by Janie Chodosh
  • Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
  • An Italian Journey, by Jean Giono (John Cumming, translator)
  • Black Wings Has My Angel, by Elliot Chaze
  • The Nature of Things, by Lucretius (A. E. Stallings, translator)
  • Hill, by Jean Giono (Paul Eprile, translator)
  • Colline, by Jean Giono
  • The Story of Tönle, by Mario Rigoni Stern (John Shepley, translator)
  • Sicilian Tragedee, by Ottavio Cappellani (Frederika Randall, translator)
  • The Barbarous Coast, by Ross MacDonald
  • Hadji Murat, by Leo Tolstoy (Richard Pevear and Laura Volohonsky, translators)
  • The Satyricon, by Petronius (P. G. Walsh, translator)
  • Down Below, by Leonora Carrington
  • The Search for Roots, by Primo Levi (Peter Forbes, translator)
  • Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Thus Bad Begins, by Javier Marías (Margaret Jull Costa, translator) 
  • Hermit in Paris, by Italo Calvino (Martin McLaughlin, translator)
  • Pedro Páramo, by Juan Rulfo (Margaret Sayers Peden, translator)
  • Beauty Salon, by Mario Bellatin (Kurt Hollander, translator)
  • Nocturne and Five Tales of Love and Death, by Gabriele D'Annunzio (Raymond Rosenthal, translator)
  • Chasm: A Weekend, by Dorothea Tanning
  • Gomorrah, by Roberto Saviano ((Virginia Jewiss, translator)
  • A Sicilian Romance, by Ann Radcliffe
  • Centuria: One Hundred Ouroboric Novels (Centuria), by Giorgio Manganelli (Henry Martin, translator)
  • Saracen Tales (Novelle saracene), by Giuseppe Bonaviri (Barbara De Marco, translator)
  • Nights on the Heights ((Notti sull'altura), by Giuseppe Bonaviri (Giovanni Bussino, translator)
  • February House, by Sherill Tippins
  • Journey by Moonlight, by Antal Szerb (Len Rix, translator)
  • People on the Run (Gente di corsa), by Tiziano Rossi (Paul Vangelisti, translator)
  • The Year 3000. A Dream (L'anno 3000. Sogno.), by Paolo Mantegazza (David Jacobson, translator)
  • Selected Poems, by Gaspara Stampa (Laura Anna Stortoni and Mary Prentice Lillie, translators)
  • Thrilling Cities, by Ian Fleming
  • Beautiful Darkness, by Fabien Vehlman and Kerascoet (Helga Dascher, translator)
  • La Veuve Couderc, by Georges Simenon
  • Un Cœur de mère (Cuore di Madre), by Roberto Alajmo (Danièle Valin, translator)
  • The Opening of a Door, by George Davis 
  • The Flick, by Annie Baker 
  • Two Serious Ladies, by Jane Bowles 
  • Le Beau Capitaine, by Mènis Koumandarèas (Michel Volkovitch, translator) 
  • Une Vie Entière, by Robert Seethaler (Elisabeth Landes, translator) 
  • Les Liaisons Culinaires, by Andréas Staïkos (Delphine Garner and Karine Coressis, translators

2015
  • Passage of Arms, by Eric Ambler
  • New Waw, Saharan Oasis, by Ibrahim Al-Koni (William M. Hutchins, translator)
  • Selected Poems of Giacomo Leopardi (Eamon Grennan, translator)
  • After Claude, by Iris Owens
  • Lines of Light, by Daniele del Giudice (Norman MacAfee and Luigi Fontanella, translators)
  • Almost Blue, by Carlo Lucarelli (Oonagh Stravinsky, translator)
  • The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles, by Giorgio Bassani (Isabel Quigly, translator)
  • Cassandra at the Wedding, by Dorothy Baker
  • Moscardino, by Enrico Pea (Ezra Pound, translator)
  • The Bay is Not Naples, by Anna Maria Ortese (Frances Frenaye, translator)
  • Palermo, by Roberto Alajmo (Guido Waldman, translator)
  • The Temple of Iconoclasts, by J. Rodolfo Wilcock (Lawrence Venuti, translator)
  • The Art of Killing Well, by Marco Malvaldi (Howard Curtis, translator)
  • The Ancient Shore, by Shirley Hazzard and Francis Steegmuller
  • Starlite Terrace, by Patrick Roth (Krishna Winston, translator)
  • Seven Keys to Baldpate, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • The Abbess of Castro, by Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle) (C. K. Scott Moncrieff, translator)
  • If This is a Man, by Primo Levi (Stuart Wood, translator)
  • The Story of the Lost Child, by Elena Ferrante (Ann Goldstein, translator)
  • Bartleby & Co., by Enrique Vila-Matas (Jonathan Dunne, translator)
  • Queen of Atlantis (L'Atlantide), by Pierre Benoit (Arthur Chambers, translator)
  • The Relic, by José Maria Eça de Queiroz (Margaret Jull Costa, translator)
  • Rounding the Mark, by Andrea Camilleri (Stephen Sartarelli, translator)
  • A Day of Impatience, by Raffaele La Capria (William Fense Weaver, translator)
  • The School of Whoredom, by Pietro Aretino (Rosa Maria Falvo, Alessandro Gallenzi and Rebecca Skipwith, translators)
  • Equal Danger, by Leonardo Sciascia (Adrienne Foulke, translator)
  • The Good Soldier, by Ford Madox Ford
  • House of Mist, by Maria Luisa Bombal
  • The Iguana, by Anna Maria Ortese (Henry Martin, translator)
  • Divertimento 1889, by Guido Morselli (Hugh Shankland, translator)
  • The Little Sister, by Raymond Chandler
  • The Fate of Mary Rose, by Caroline Blackwood
  • Urban Voodoo, by Edgardo Cozarinsky (Edgardo Cozarinsky and Ronald Crist, translators)
  • The Perfect Hour: Selected Poems by Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (Colin Rorrison with Margaret Jull Costa, translators)
  • The Zombie of Great Peru, or The Countess of Cocagne, by Pierre-Corneille Blessebois (Doug Skinner, translator)
  • A Heart So White, by Javier Marías (Margaret Jull Costa, translator)
  • Chroniques napolitaines, by Jean-Noël Schifano
  • Where There's Love, There's Hate, by Adolfo Bioy Casares and Silvina Ocampo (Suzanne Jill Levine and Jessica Ernst Powell, translators)
  • The Smell of the Night, by Andrea Camilleri (Stephen Sartarelli, translator)
  • The Way Some People Die, by Ross MacDonald
  • The Moving Target, by Ross MacDonald
  • The Tale of Tales, or Entertainment for Little Ones, by Giambattista Basile (Nancy Canepa, translator)
  • The Short Cut, by Ennio Flaiano (Stuart Hood, translator)
  • The Faithful Lover, by Massimo Bontempelli (Estelle Gilson, translator)
  • Separations: Two Novels of Mothers and Children, by Massimo Bontempelli (Estelle Gilson, translator)
  • Little Songs in the Shade of Tamara, by Mohammed Afifi (Lisa White, translator)
  • The Card, by Arnold Bennett
  • Unmarried Women: Stories, by Matilde Serao (Paula Spurlin Paige, translator)
  • The ABC of Reading, by Ezra Pound
  • Bagheria, by Dacia Maraini (Dick Kitto and Elspeth Spottiswood, translators)
  • Contempt, by Alberto Moravia (Angus Davidson, translator)
  • The Mortal Wound, by Raffaele La Capria (Marguerite Waldman, translator)
  • Excursion to Tindari, by Andrea Camilleri (Stephen Sartarelli, translator)
  • Anna of the Five Towns, by Arnold Bennett
  • Self-Portrait in Green, by Marie NDiaye (Jordan Stump, translator)
  • The Musical Brain and Other Stories, by César Aira (Chris Andrews, translator)
  • Castle Rackrent, by Maria Edgeworth
  • Bonjour Tristesse, by Françoise Sagan
  • The She-Wolf and Other Stories, by Giovanni Verga (Giovanni Ceccheti, translator)
  • The Dirty Dust, by Máirtín Ó Cadhain (Alan Titley, translator)
  • The Voyage Out, by Virginia Woolf
  • Baldo, Volume 2, by Teofilo Folengo (Ann E. Mullaney, translator)
  • Baldo, Volume 1, by Teofilo Folengo (Ann E. Mullaney, translator)
  • Les Monstres de Bomarzo, by André Pieyre de Mandiargues
  • Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, by Elizabeth Taylor
  • Transit, by Anna Seghers (Margot Bettauer Dembo, translator)
  • Une forêt cachée, by Eric Dussert
  • Memorial: A Version of Homer's Iliad, by Alice Oswald
  • Solitude, by Victor Català (Caterina Albert i Paradís)(David H. Rosenthal, translator)
  • Rome and a Villa, by Eleanor Clark
  • Sonnets of Giuseppe Belli (Millar Williams, translator)
  • Effi Briest, by Theodor Fontane (Hugh Rorrison and Helen Chambers, translators)
  • Thus Spake Bellavista: Naples, Love and Liberty, by Luciano De Crescenzo (Avril Bardoni, translator)
  • A Violent Life, by Pier Paolo Pasolini (William Weaver, translator)
  • Stranger on the Mountain, by Louisa Mae Johnston
  • Canonziere: Selected Poems, by Petrarch (Anthony Mortimer, translator)
  • Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, by Elena Ferrante (Ann Goldstein, translator)
  • The Story of a New Name, by Elena Ferrante (Ann Goldstein, translator)
  • ABBA ABBA, by Anthony Burgess
  • The Adventures of Pinocchio - Story of a Puppet, by Carlo Collodi (Nicholas J. Perella, translator)
  • The Hermaphrodite, by Antonio Beccadelli (Holt Parker, translator)
  • My Brilliant Friend, by Elena Ferrante (Ann Goldstein, translator)
  • The Roman Sonnets of Giuseppe Giochino Belli (Harold Norse, translator)
  • Sonnets, by Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli, Mike Stocks, translator)       

2014
  • Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
  • Fog Island Mountains, by Michelle Bailat-Jones
  • Dora Bruder, by Patrick Modiano
  • Dept. of Speculation, by Jenny Offill
  • Joe Turner's Come and Gone, by August Wilson
  • Gem of the Ocean, by August Wilson
  • Six Characters in Search of an Author, by Luigi Pirandello (Umberto Mariani and Alice Gladstone Mariani, translators)
  • A Simple Story and Candido, by Leonardo Sciascia (Howard Curtis, translator)
  • Voice of the Violin, by Andrea Camilleri (Stephen Sartarelli, translator)
  • The Council of Egypt, by Leonardo Sciascia (Adrienne Foulke, translator)
  • Agostino, by Alberto Moravia (Michael F. Moore, translator)
  • The Terra Cotta Dog, by Andrea Camilleri (Stephen Sartarelli, translator)
  • The Moon and the Bonfires, Cesare Pavese (R. W. Flint, translator)
  • The Cook, by Harry Kressing
  • Tristana, by Benito Perez Galdos (Margaret Jull Costa, translator)
  • Pour Isabel, by Antonio Tabucchi (, translator)
  • Il Malavoglia, by Giovanni Verga (, translator)
  • The Professor and the Siren, by Guiseppe di Lampedusa (, translator)
  • Labyrinths, by Jorge Luis Borges (, translator)
  • That They May Face the Rising Sun, by John McGahern
  • Creature of Creatures: Selected Poems, by Danilo Dolci (Justin Vitiello, translator)
  • History, by Elsa Morante (William Weaver, translator)
  • Signatures in Stone, by Linda Lappin
  • Police at the Funeral (The Twenty Year Death, Volume 3), by Ariel S. Winter
  • The Falling Star (The Twenty Year Death, Volume 2), by Ariel S. Winter
  • Who Would Have Thought It?, by Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton
  • Malniveau Prison (The Twenty Year Death, Volume 1), by Ariel S. Winter
  • The King Amaz'd: A Chronicle, by Gonzalo Torrente Ballester (Colin Smith, translator)
  • Chance Acquaintances and Julie de Carneilhan, by Colette (Patrick Leigh Fermor, translator)
  • Cinema Stories, by Alexander Kluge (Martin Brady and Helen Hughes, translators)
  • Woman Like Me, by Curzio Malaparte (Robin Monotti Graziadei, translator)
  • The Skin, by Curzio Malaparte (David Moore, translator)
  • Le Volcan sous la ville, by Dominique Fernandez
  • Beautiful Antonio, by Vitaliano Brancati (Patrick Creagh, translator)
  • Conversations in Sicily, by Elio Vittorini (Alane Salierno Mason, translator)
  • In Sicily, by Norman Lewis
  • La Regenta,by Leopoldo Alas (John Rutherford, translator)
  • Severina, by Rodrigo Rey Rosa (Chris Andrews, translator)
  • The Inferno of Dante Alighieri (Ciaran Carson, translator)
  • The Longest Journey, by E. M. Forster
  • Things Look Different in the Light, by Medardo Fraile (Margaret Jull Costa, translator)
  • Wind, Sand and Stars, by Antoine de Saint Exupery (Lewis Galantiere, translator)
  • L'ecume des jours, by Boris Vian
  • La Chouette Aveugle, by Sadegh Hedayat (Roger Lescot, translator)
  • Madame de- , by Louise de Vilmorin (Duff Cooper, translator)
  • A Bad Day for the Sung Dynasty, by Frank Kuppner
  • Raymond Roussel: Life, Death and Works (Atlas Anthology #4)
  • The Golden Age: Poems of the Spanish Renaissance (Edith Grossman, translator)
  • Gold Dust,by Ibrahim al-Koni (Elliot Cotta, translator)
  • The Child of Montmartre, by Paul Leautaud (Humphrey Hare, translator)
  • The Carp Castle, by MacDonald Harris
  • Love Sonnets and Elegies, by Louise Labe (Richard Sieburth, translator)
  • Orlando furioso, by Ludovico Ariosto (Guido Waldman, translator)
  • The African Shore, by Rodrigo Rey Rosa (Jeffrey Gray, translator)
  • My Face for the World to See, by Alfred Hayes
  • The Ring and The Opposite of Death, by Roberto Saviano (Abigail Asher, translator)
  • Titus Groan, by Mervyn Peake
  • Bossypants, by Tina Fey
  • The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis, by Jose Saramago (Giovanni Pontiero, translator)
  • L'Analphabete, by Agota Kristof
  • Kalakuta Republic, by Chris Abani
  • Locus Solus, by Raymond Roussel (Rupert Copeland Cuningham, translator)
  • Selected Poems of Garcilaso de la Vega (John Dent-Young, translator)
  • Njal's Saga (Robert Cook, translator)
  • 2666, by Roberto Bolano (Natasha Wimmer, translator)
  • The Femicide Machine, by Sergio Gonzalez Rodriguez (Michael Parker-Stainback, translator)
  • 84, Charing Cross Road, by Helene Hanff
  • Between Parentheses, by Roberto Bolano (Natasha Wimmer, translator)
  • The Ingoldsby Legends, Volume One, by Richard Harris Barham
  • Lucky Jim, by Kingsley Amis
  • Bomarzo, by Manuel Mujica Lainez (Gregory Rabassa, translator)
  • The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, by Joan Aiken
  • Sara Videbeck, by Carl Jonas Love Almqvist (Adolph Burnett Benson, translator)
  • The Mysteries of Udolpho, by Ann Radcliffe
  • Metaphysical Horror, by Leszek Kolakowski
  • My Mortal Enemy, by Willa Cather
  • But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes, by Anita Loos
  • The Daughters of Juarez, by Teresa Rodriguez
  • The Night Alive, by Conor McPherson

2013
  • The Polyglots, by William Gerhardie
  • The Desert, by John C. Van Dyke
  • The Mystery of the Sintra Road, by José Maria Eça de Queiroz and Ramalho Ortigão (Margaret Jull Costa and Nick Phillips, translators)
  • The Golden Volcano, by Jules Verne (Edward Baxter, translator)
  • Scenes in America Deserta, by Reyner Banham
  • The Desert, by Pierre Loti (Jay Paul Minn, translator)
  • The Miracle Cures of Dr. Aira, by César Aira (Katherine Silver, translator)
  • Soul Mountain, by Gao Xingjian (Mabel Lee, translator)
  • Cold War in a Country Garden, by Lindsay Gutteridge
  • Master of the World, by Jules Verne (translator unknown)
  • Shifu, You'll Do Anything for a Laugh, by Mo Yan (Howard Goldblatt, translator)
  • Cat Country, by Lao She (William A. Lyell, translator)
  • Chinese Literature: A Very Short Introduction, by Sabrina Knight
  • The Rape of Nanking, by Iris Chang
  • Beauty on Earth, by Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (Michelle Bailat-Jones, translator)
  • Beyond the Pawpaw Trees, by Palmer Brown
  • The Betrothed, by Alessandro Manzoni (Bruce Penman, translator)
  • The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • The Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson
  • Futility, by William Gerhardie
  • Impressions of Africa, by Raymond Roussel (Mark Polizzotti, translator)
  • The Dud Avocado, by Elaine Dundy
  • Celebration, by Harold Pinter
  • Pincher Martin, by William Golding
  • Rue des Maléfices: chronique secrète d’une ville, by Jacques Yonnet/Paris Noir: The Secret History of a City (Christine Donougher, translator)
  • The Wife of Martin Guerre, by Janet Lewis
  • Ubu Rex, by Alfred Jarry (Cyril Connolly and Simon Watson Taylor, translators)
  • The Tutu, by Léon Genonceaux (Iain White, translator)
  • A Glass of Blessings, by Barbara Pym
  • The Crime of Father Amaro, by José Maria Eça de Queiros (Margaret Jull Costa, translator)
  • The Jaguar and Other Stories, by João Guimarães Rosa (David Treece, translator)
  • The Infatuations, by Javier Marías (Margaret Jull Costa, translator)
  • Brazzaville Beach, by William Boyd
  • Corrigan, by Caroline Blackwood
  • Hautes Plaines (selections from Corpo de Baile: “A história de Lélio e Lina,”“Cara-de-bronze,” “Campo Geral”), by João Guimarães Rosa (Jean-Jacques Villard, translator)
  • Two Serious Ladies, by Jane Bowles (re-read)
  • Arabian Sands, by Wilfred Thesiger
  • Storm, by George R. Stewart
  • The Third Bank of the River and Other Stories (Primeiras estórias), by João Guimarães Rosa (Barbara Shelby, translator)
  • Sagarana, by João Guimarães Rosa (Harriet de Onís, translator)
  • The Light Club: On Paul Scheerbart's "The Light Club of Batavia," by Josiah McElheny
  • Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol (Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, translators)
  • The Perpetual Motion Machine: The Story of an Invention, by Paul
  • Scheerbart (Andrew Joron, translator)
  • A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush, by Eric Newby
  • O Rare Amanda!, by Jack Loudan
  • My Struggle, Book Two, by Karl Ove Knausgaard (Don Bartlett, translator)
  • The Gray Cloth and Ten Percent White: A Ladies Novel, by Paul Scheerbart (John A. Stuart, translator)
  • Donald Dudley, by Amanda McKittrick Ros
  • The Devil to Pay in the Backlands (Grande Sertão: Veredas), by João
  • Guimarães Rosa (James L. Taylor and Harriet de Onis, translators)
  • Backlands: The Canudos Campaign, by Euclides da Cunha (Elizabeth Lowe, translator)
  • The Collapsible World, by Anne N. Marino
  • Feux Rouges, by Georges Simenon
  • La Vérité sur l’affaire Harry Quebert, by Jöel Dicker
  • The Life of Rebecca Jones, by Angharad Price (Lloyd Jones, translator)
  • Guadalajara, by Quim Monzó (Peter Bush, translator)
  • Angel, by Elizabeth Taylor
  • Life and Fate, by Vassily Grossman (Robert Chandler, translator)
  • The Moomins and the Great Flood, by Tove Jansson (David McDuff, translator)
  • Terror on the Mountain, by C.-F. Ramuz (Milton Stansbury, translator)
  • The Hearing Trumpet, by Leonora Carrington
  • The Tunnel, by Ernesto Sábato (Margaret Sayers Peden, translator)
  • Men in the Off Hours, by Anne Carson
  • All Night at Mr. Stanyhurst's, by Hugh Edwards

2012
  • After Midnight, by Irmgard Keun (James Cleugh, trans.)
  • Le sermon sur la chute de Rome, by Jérôme Ferrari
  • The Cat Inside, by William Burroughs
  • Ceremony, by Robert B. Parker
  • The Young Visiters, by Daisy Ashford
  • The Thing at Their Heels, by Harrington Hext (Eden Phillpotts)
  • Kaputt, by Curzio Malaparte (Cesare Foligno, trans.)
  • Job, by Joseph Roth (Ross Benjamin, trans.)
  • Moonfleet, by J. Meade Falkner
  • All the Names, by José Saramago (Margaret Jull Costa, trans.)
  • The Queen's Tiara, by Carl Jonas Love Almqvist (Paul Britten Austin, trans.)
  • The End of All Men, by Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (Allen Ross MacDougall, trans.)
  • The Man Who Came to a Village, by Héctor Tizón (Miriam Frank, trans.)
  • The Naked Civil Servant, by Quentin Crisp
  • The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine, by Frank Stockton
  • When the Mountain Fell, by Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (Sarah Fisher Scott, trans.)
  • The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon, by Richard Zimler
  • Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens
  • Piazza d'Italia, by Antonio Tabucchi (Lise Chapuis, French trans.)
  • Ciné-Ville, by Ramón Gómez de la Serna (Marcelle Auclair, French trans.)
  • Amorgos, by Nikos Gatsos (Sally Purcell, trans.)
  • Memoirs of a Revolutionary, by Victor Serge (Peter Sedgwick and George Paizis, trans.)
  • Gods, Men and Ghosts, by Lord Dunsany
  • The Mandarin and Other Stories, by José Maria de Eça de Queiros (Margaret Jull Costa, trans.)
  • The Novices of Sais, by Novalis (Ralph Manheim, trans.)
  • Ghosts, by César Aira (Chris Andrews, trans.)
  • Strange Forces, by Leopoldo Lugones (Gilbert Alter-Gilbert, trans.)
  • Poem Strip, by Dino Buzzati (Marina Harss, trans.)
  • The Tartar Steppe, by Dino Buzzati (Stuart C. Hood, trans.)
  • Hawthorn and Child, by Keith Ridgway
  • Aphorisms, by Ramón Gómez de la Serna (Miguel Gonzalez-Gerth, trans.)
  • Eight Novellas, by Ramón Gómez de la Serna (Herlinda Charpentier Saitz and Robert L. Saitz, trans.)
  • Angel Ganivet, by Judith Ginsberg
  • La Conquête du royaume du Maya, by Ángel Ganivet (François Gaudry, French trans.)
  • Celestina, by Fernando de Rojas (Peter Bush, trans.)
  • Diary of a Man in Despair, by Friedrich Percyval Reck-Malleczewen (Paul Rubens, trans.)
  • Butcher's Crossing, by John Williams
  • The Kingdom of This World, by Alejo Carpentier (Harriet de Onís, trans.)
  • The Assault, by Harry Mulisch (Claire Nicolas White, trans.)
  • The Murderess, by Alexandros Papadiamantis (Peter Levi, trans.)
  • A Way of Life, Like Any Other, by Darcy O'Brien
  • Dreams of Dreams and The Last Three Days of Fernando Pessoa, by Antonio Tabucchi (Nancy J. Peters, trans.)
  • In Dubious Battle, by John Steinbeck
  • Traveling in the Family: Selected Poems by Carlos Drummond de Andrade (Thomas Colchie, Mark Strand, Gregory Rabassa and Elizabeth Bishop, trans.)
  • The Minus Sign: Selected Poems by Carlos Drummond de Andrade (Virginia de Araujo, trans.)
  • René Leys, by Victor Segalen (J. A. Underwood, trans.)
  • In the Middle of the Road: Selected Poems by Carlos Drummond de Andrade (John Nist, trans.)
  • My Struggle (Book One), by Karl Ove Knausgaard (Don Bartlett, trans.)
  • The City and the Mountains, by José Maria de Eça de Queiros (Margaret Jull Costa, trans.)
  • Annam, by Christophe Bataille (Richard Howard, trans.)
  • La Nostalgie du Possible: Sur Pessoa, by Antonio Tabucchi
  • Kyra Kyralina, by Panaït Istrati (Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno, trans.)
  • Beside the Sea, by Véronique Olmi (Adriana Hunter, trans.)
  • Never Any End to Paris, by Enrique Vila-Matas (Anne McLean, trans.)
  • Roadside Picnic, by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky (Antonina W. Bouis, trans.) (re-read)
  • The Seamstress and the Wind, by César Aira (Rosalie Knecht, trans.)
  • Colonel Sun, by Robert Markham (Kingsley Amis)
  • The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson
  • Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room, by Geoffrey Dyer
  • Les Larmes, by César Aira (Michel Lafon, French trans.)
  • Ill Met By Moonlight, by William Stanley Moss
  • Les Couleurs de L'Infamie, by Albert Cossery
  • The Road to Oxiana, by Robert Byron
  • The Peregrine, by J. A. Baker
  • The Savage Detectives, by Roberto Bolaño (Natasha Wimmer, trans.)
  • The Mouse and His Child, by Russell Hoban
  • Dans la Solitude des Champs de Coton, by Bernard-Marie Koltès
  • There Came A Stranger, by Louisa Mae Johnston
2011
  • The Book of Disquiet, by Fernando Pessoa (Richard Zenith, trans. 
  • Mendiants et Orgueilleux, by Albert Cossery
  • No Tomorrow, by Vivant Denon (Lydia Davis, trans.)
  • Keeping Mum, by Gwyneth Lewis
  • Loverboy, by Gabriel Trujillo Muñoz (Gabriel Iaculli, French trans.)
  • The Songs of António Botto (Fernando Pessoa, trans.)
  • Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, by Winifred Watson
  • Strange Tales From a Chinese Studio, by Pu Songling (John Minford, trans.)
  • La Ronde, by Arthur Schnitzler (Stephen Unwin and Peter Zombory-Moldovan, trans.)
  • The Smell of It and Other Stories, by Sonallah Ibrahim (Denys Johnson-Davies, trans.)
  • Point de Lendemain, by Vivant Denon
  • The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing, by Mark McGurl
  • The Waste Land and Other Poems, by John Beer
  • Letter From Casablanca, by Antonio Tabucchi (Janice M. Thresher, trans.)
  • Singular Pleasures, by Harry Mathews
  • Beautiful Days, by Franz Innerhofer (Anselm Hollo, trans.)
  • Reeds in the Wind, by Grazia Deledda (Martha King, trans.)
  • The Violins of Saint Jacques, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • The Maias, by José Maria de Eça de Queiros (Margaret Jull Costa, trans.)(Reread)
  • The Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico, by Antonio Tabucchi (Tim Parks, trans.)
  • The Half-Finished Heaven: The Best Poems of Tomas Tranströmer (Robert Bly, trans.)
  • The Woman of Porto Pim, by Antonio Tabucchi (Tim Parks, trans.)
  • The Pool of Fire, by John Christopher
  • The City of Gold and Lead, by John Christopher
  • Little Misunderstandings of No Importance, by Antonio Tabucchi (Frances Frenaye, trans.)
  • The White Mountains, by John Christopher
  • The Edge of the Horizon, by Antonio Tabucchi (Tim Parks, trans.)
  • The Boats of the Glen Carrig, by William Hope Hodgson
  • It's Getting Later All the Time, by Antonio Tabucchi (Alistair McEwen, trans.)
  • Rosa Candida, by Audur Ava Ólafsdóttir (Catherine Eyjólfsson, French trans.)
  • Zulu, by Caryl Férey (Howard Curtis, trans.)
  • Hapax, by A. E. Stallings
  • The Stepdaughter, by Caroline Blackwood
  • Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me, by Javier Marias (Margaret Jull Costa, trans.)
  • Run River, by Joan Didion
  • The Assassins, by Frederic Prokosch
  • Ten Walks/Two Talks, by Jon Cotner and Andy Fitch
  • From the Mouth of the Whale, by Sjón (Victoria Cribb, trans.)
  • Stoner, by John Williams
  • Blue Light in the Sky, by Can Xue (Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping, trans.)
  • Girl in a Turban, by Marta Morazzoni (Patrick Creagh, trans.)
  • The Chrysalids, by John Wyndham
  • Ice, by Anna Kavan
  • The Genie of Sutton Place, by George Selden (Thompson)
  • Foreign Devils on the Silk Road, by Peter Hopkirk
  • The Story of Zahra, by Hanan al-Shaykh (Peter Ford, trans.)
  • Great Granny Webster, by Caroline Blackwood
  • The Queen of Golconda and Other Stories, by Stanislas Jean de Boufflers (Eric Sutton, trans.)
  • Nine Days to Mukalla, by Frederic Prokosch
  • Dreamer's Journey: The Life and Writings of Frederic Prokosch, by Robert M. Greenfield
  • Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead, by Barbara Comyns
  • Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Remnants of an Unknown Woman, by Ursule Molinaro and John Evans
  • Pourquoi Lire?, by Charles Dantzig
  • She Says, by Vénus Khoury-Ghata (Marilyn Hacker, trans.)
  • The Man in Flames, by Serge Filippini (Liz Nash, trans.)
  • Antwerp, by Roberto Bolaño (Natasha Wimmer, trans.)
  • Gravelarks, by Jan Křesadlo (Eva Pinkovová, Mark Sawko, Václav and Pavel Pinkavovi, trans.)
  • The Missing Head of Damasceno Monteiro, by Antonio Tabucchi (J. C. Patrick, trans.)
  • For Bread Alone, by Mohamed Choukri (Paul Bowles, trans.)
  • Kassandra and the Wolf, by Margarita Karapanou (N. C. Germanacos, trans.)
  • The Glance of Countess Hahn-Hahn (down the Danube), by Péter Esterházy (Richard Aczel, trans.)
  • The End of the Story, by Lydia Davis
  • The Interrogative Mood, by Padgett Powell
  • Stealth, by Sonallah Ibrahim (Hosam Aboul-Ela, trans.)
  • Nazi Literature in the Americas, by Roberto Bolaño (Chris Andrews, trans.)
  • A Time for Everything, by Karl O. Knausgaard (James Anderson, trans.)
  • Indian Nocturne, by Antonio Tabucchi (Tim Parks, trans.)
  • Season of Migration to the North, by Tayeb Salih (Denys Johnson-Davies, trans.)
  • The Story of Harold, by Terry Andrews (George Selden Thompson)(Reread)
  • Heaven and Hell, by Jón Kalman Stefánsson (Philip Roughton, trans.)
  • Pereira Declares, by Antonio Tabucchi (Patrick Creagh, trans.)
  • My Innocent Uncle, by Ch'ae Man-Shik (Bruce & Ju-Chan Fulton, Kim Chong-un, & Robert Armstrong, trans.)
  • Three Days in That Autumn, by Pak Wanseo (Ryu Sukhee, trans.)
  • A Man, by Hwang Soon-Wan (Bruce & Ju-Chan Fulton, trans.)
  • The Camellias, by Kim Yu-Jeong (Chun Kyung-Ja & Suh Ji-Moon, trans.)
  • La Porte des Enfers, by Laurent Gaudé
  • Indignez-Vous!, by Stephane Hessel
  • Why Translation Matters, by Edith Grossman
2010
  • Requiem, by Antonio Tabucchi (Isabelle Pereira, French trans.)
  • La Princesse Printemps, by Cesar Aira (Michel Lafon, French trans.)
  • Faire L'Amour, by Jean-Philippe Toussaint
  • L'Echappee Belle, by Anna Gavalda
  • A Journey Round My Skull, by Frigyes Karinthy (Vernon Duckworth Barker, trans.)
  • A Time to Keep Silence, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Grave and Gay, by Frigyes Karinthy
  • Charlie Chan Carries On, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • Kyra Kyralina, by Panait Istrati
  • They Were Divided, by Miklos Banffy (Patrick Thursfield & Katalin Banffy-Jelen, trans.)
  • They Were Found Wanting, by Miklos Banffy (Patrick Thursfield & Katalin Banffy-Jelen, trans.)
  • Plan B, by Chester Himes
  • The House on the Borderland, by William Hope Hodgson
  • Little Novels of Sicily, by Giovanni Verga (D. H. Lawrence, trans.)
  • They Were Counted, by Miklos Banffy (Patrick Thursfield & Katalin Banffy-Jelen, trans.)
  • The Bottle Factory Outing, by Beryl Bainbridge
  • Perfume, by Patrick Susskind (John Woods, trans.)
  • Galgenlieder/Songs From the Gallows, by Christian Morgenstern (Walter Arndt, trans.)
  • The Hunter, by Richard Stark (Donald Westlake)
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway
  • Between the Woods and the Water, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • The Tower of Dago, by Mor Jokai
  • A Time of Gifts, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History, by Yunte Huang
  • Keeper of the Keys, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • Nox, by Anne Carson
  • The Riddle of the Sands, by Erskine Childers
  • Jakob van Gunten, by Robert Walser
  • Today I Will Write Nothing, by Daniil Kharms
  • Correction, by Thomas Bernhard
  • Remainder, by Tom McCarthy
  • Netherland, by Joseph O'Neill
  • The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet, by Eleanor Cameron
  • Parasites Like Us, by Adam Johnson
  • Islandia, by August Tappan Wright
  • The Dissident, by Nell Freudenberger
  • Skylark, by Deszo Kosztolyani
  • American Pastoral, by Philip Roth
  • Woman's World, by Graham Rawle
  • Madeleine is Sleeping, by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
  • The King is Dead, by Jim Lewis
  • Out of the War, by Francis Wyndham
  • Jerusalem, by Gustavo Tavares
  • Wish Her Safe at Home, by Stephen Benatar
  • Senselessness, by Hector Castellanos Moya
  • Beginner's Greek, by James Collins
  • Le Temple du Passe, by Stefan Wul
  • The Cricket in Times Square, by George Selden (Thompson)
  • The Story of Harold, by Terry Andrews (George Selden Thompson)
  • Mrs. Henderson and Other Stories, by Francis Wyndham
  • The Maias, by Eca de Quieros
  • Comme Tous Les Apres-Midis, by Zoya Pirzad
  • From Russia With Love, by Ian Fleming
  • Your Face Tomorrow: Poison, Shadow and Farewell, by Javier Marias
  • Train de Nuit Pour Lisbonne, by Pascal Mercier
2007-2009
  • Lies of the Night, by Gesualdo Bufalino
  • Your Face Tomorrow: Dance and Dream, by Javier Marias (Margaret Jull
  • Costa, translator)
  • Your Face Tomorrow: Fever and Spear, by Javier Marias (Margaret Jull Costa, translator)
  • Samarcande, by Amin Maalouf
  • Poisonville, by Massimo Carlotto and Mario Videtta
  • Photo Shop Murder, by Kim Young-Ha
  • Human Decency, by Gong Li-Young
  • The Balloonist, by McDonald Harris
  • Rock Crystal, by Adalbert Stifter
  • Une Gourmandise, by Muriel Barbary
  • How I Became a Nun, by Cesar Aira
  • An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter, by Cesar Aira
  • Park Life, by Shuichi Yoshida
  • Buddenbrooks, by Thomas Mann
  • La Bal du Comte d'Orgel, by Raymond Radiguet
  • The Pilgrim Hawk, by Glenway Wescott
  • T is for Trespass, by Sue Grafton
  • The Days of Abandonment, by Elena Ferrante
  • 2666, by Roberto Bolano
  • In Hazard, by Richard Hughes
  • Rogue Male, by Geoffrey Household
  • Rancid Pansies, by James Hamilton-Paterson
  • Amazing Disgrace, by James Hamilton-Paterson
  • Cooking with Fernet Branca, by James Hamilton-Paterson
  • Parfum d'Adam, by Jean Christophe Rufin
  • La Classe de Neige, by Emmanuel Carrerre
  • The Black Camel, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • Behind That Curtain, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • The Chinese Parrot, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • The House Without a Key, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • Sepharad, by Antonio Munoz Molina
  • The House on the Roof, by Mignon Eberhardt
  • The Last Samurai, by Helen DeWitt
  • Le Lievre de Vatanen, by Arto Paasilinna
  • Monday Begins on Saturday, by Boris & Arkady Strugatsky
  • The Summer Book, by Tove Jansson
  • The Book of Ebenezer LePage, by G. B. Edwards
  • Apartment in Athens, by Glenway Wescott
  • Roadside Picnic, by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
  • Shadow Family, by Minako Miyabe
  • La Reine dans le Palais des Courrants d'Air, by Stieg Larsson
  • Le Maitre est de Plus en Plus d'Humeur, by Mo Yan
  • La Fille Qui Revait d'un Bidon d'Essence et d'une Allumette, by Stieg Larsson
  • 24 Heures dans la Vie d'une Femme, by Stephan Zweig
  • I Am Thinking of My Darling, by Vincent McHugh
  • Peregrine, by William Bayer
  • Hotel Iris, by Yoko Ogawa
  • The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Men Who Hate Women), by Stieg Larsson
  • Punish Me With Kisses, by William Bayer
  • Une Refectoire le Soir et une Piscine Sous La Pluie, by Yoko Ogawa
  • Parfum de Glace, by Yoko Ogawa
  • La Petite Piece Hexagonale, by Yoko Ogawa
  • The Arrival, by Shaun Tan
  • Le Bar des Habitudes, by Franz Bartelt
  • Le Reve des Reves, by Antonio Tabucchi
  • Animal's People, by Indra Sinha
  • Au Royaume des Femmes, by Irene Frain
  • Hotel du Lac, by Anita Brookner
  • I Spit on Your Graves, by Boris Vian
  • La Foret des Renards Pendus, by Arto Paasilinna
  • Les Prisoniers du Paradis, by Arto Paasilinna
  • Hors de Moi, by Didier van Caulewaert
  • Memoirs of Hadrian, by Marguerite Yourcenar 
  • Brooklyn Follies, by Paul Auster
  • My Life in CIA, by Harry Mathews
  • The Siren, by Dino Buzzati (Lawrence Venuti, translator)
  • Tales of Moonlight and Rain, by Uyeda Akinari (Kenji Hamada, translator)
  • The Asiatics, by Frederick Prokosch
  • A Ballad of Love, by Frederick Prokosch
  • Amrikanli: Un Automne a San Francisco, by Sonallah Ibrahim
  • Un Aller Simple, by Didier van Cauwelaert
  • Le K, by Dino Buzzati
  • L'Enfant Bleu, by Henry Bauchau
  • Diotime et les Lions, by Henry Bauchau
  • Le Marin de Gibraltar, by Marguerite Duras
  • The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium, by Harry Mathews
  • The Journal, by Harry Mathews
  • Cigarettes, by Harry Mathews
  • Suite Francaise, by Irene Nemirovsky
  • Travels With My Aunt, by Graham Greene
  • Our Man in Havana, by Graham Greene
  • The Book of Illusions, by Paul Auster
  • Foam of the Daze, by Boris Vian
  • Heartsnatcher, by Boris Vian
  • Stupeurs et Tremblements, by Amelie Nothomb
  • Les Catalinaires, by Amelie Nothomb
  • Au Bonheur des Ogres, by Daniel Pennac
  • Comme un Roman, by Daniel Pennac
  • Quartier Perdu, by Patrick Modiano
  • Rue des Boutiques Obscures, by Patrick Modiano
  • Le Chercheur d'Or, by J. M. G. Le Clezio




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