"A Man's Place" by Annie Ernaux is a powerful memoir that explores the complex relationship between a father and daughter. Widely regarded as a classic of French literature, the book offers a deeply affecting portrait of family relationships and the impact that working-class values and patriarchal society have on them. Ernaux's spare and direct writing…
Saul Bellow's finest book, this National Book Award for Fiction winner presents a multifaceted portrait of a modern-day hero, a man struggling with the complexity of existence and longing for redemption. Herzog is a novel that is both deeply philosophical and highly engaging.
The novel that roils with emotion and unflinching inhumanity, painting the Spanish countryside in bloodshed, eroticism, and an unshakeable feeling of grief.
The masterpiece of Polish literature that explores themes of identity, belonging, and tradition through the journey of Jakub.
In his major novel, The East of Eden, John Steinbeck explores the complexities of family, love, and the struggle between good and evil. Published in 1952, the book is a masterful work of literature that delves into the deep emotions and motivations that drive human beings.
A remarkable novel speaks to the human experience in a way that is both timeless and deeply rooted in its historical moment written in a prose that is among the most evocative and memorable in all of American literature.
A New Name, the final book in Jon Fosse's Septology, is a captivating and elegantly written metaphysical novel exploring themes of love, art, God, friendship, and the passage of time. The novel is written in a mesmerizing and melodic "slow prose" style, and is considered a major work of Scandinavian fiction.
The Bridge on the Drina is a novel that explores the intersection of history, culture, and identity in a powerful way. With its memorable characters, vivid descriptions, and timeless themes, it is a work of literature that is sure to endure for generations to come.
Set in nineteenth-century, Omer Pasa Latas tells the story of a bright boy who escaped his father’s financial disgrace by running away and converting to Islam to eventually become the commander in chief of the Sultan’s armies.
A coming-of-age story that illuminates the harshness and beauty of an Africa on the brink of colonization
A sweeping tale of a love affair between the explorer Voss and the young orphan, Laura, unfolds in the pages of Patrick White’s masterpiece. As Voss emarks on his treacherous journey across the unforgiving Australian wilderness, facing numerous trials, hardship, mutiny, and treachery, back in Sydney, Laura endures the months of separation as if in…