Books in Translation Book Club Archives


February - Voices from Chernobyl by Svetlana Alexievich

January - Nevada Days by Bernardo Atxaga


December - The Emisssary by Yoko Tawaka

November - One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan

October - Disoriental by Negar Djavadi

September - Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi

August - Woman of the Ashes by Mia Couto

July - Exposed- E by Jean-Philippe Blondel

June - My Heart Hemmed in by Marie Ndiaye

May - Umami by Laia Jufresa

April - Weeping Waters by Karin Brynard

March - Judas by Amos Oz

February - Moving the Palace by Charif Majdalani

January - Two Gentlemen on the Beach by Michael Kohlmeier


December - A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman

November - Among Strange Victims by Daniel Saldana Paris

October - Ferocity by Nicola Lagioia

September - Swallowing Mercury by Wioletta Greg

August - Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera

July -  Chronicle of the Murdered House by Laucio Cardoso

June - My Cat Yugoslavia by Pajtim Statovci

May - 33 Revolutions by Canek S. Guevara

April - Three Floors Up by Eshkol Nevo

March - The Invisible Mile by David Coventry

February - The Four Books by Yan Lianke

January - The Revolution of the Moon by Andrea Camilleri


December - The Endgame by Ahmet Altan

November - The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami

October -  Cassandra by Christa Wolf

September - Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum

August - The Gardens of Consolation by Parisa Reza

July -  The Girl from the Metropol Hotel by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

June - The First Wife:  A Tale of Polygamy by Paulina Chiziane

May - In the Orchard, the Swallows by Peter Hobbs

April - The Crossing by Andrew Miller

March - Shelter in Place by Alexander Maksik

February - Texas:  The Great Theft by Carmen Boullosa

January - The Vegetarian by Han Kang


January - Petronille by Amelie Nothomb

February - Everland by Rebecca Hunt

March - The Pathless Sky by Chaitali Sen

April - Life, Only Better by Anna Gavalda

May - Winter by Christopher Nicholson

June - The Life of Elves by Muriel Barbery

July - The Last Weynfeldt by Martin Suter

August - Night Prayers by Santiago Gamboa

September - Eva Sleeps by Francesca Melandri

October -  Fanny Von Arnstein:  Daughter of the Enlightenment by Hilde Spiel

November - In Times of Fading Light by Eugen Ruge

December - The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli


January -  The Angry Buddhist by Seth Greenland 

February - Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut

March - Just Call Me Superhero by Alina Bronsky

April - Fire Flowers by Ben Byrne

May - The Thoughts & Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals by Wendy Jones

June - The Distant Marvels by Chantel Acevedo

July -  Dark Heart of the Night by Leonora Miano

August - The Companion by Lorcan Roche

September - The Vienna Melody by Ernst Lothar

October - The Pope's Daughter by Dario Fo

November - The Eye Stone:  A Novel of Venice by Roberto Tiraboschi

December - The Map & the Territory by Michel Houellebecq


January - My Brilliant Friend, Book I by Elena Ferrante

February - Firefly by Janette Jenkins

March - Deep in the Brain by Helmut Dubiel

April - Saving Mozart by Raphael Jerusalmy

May - Concerto to the Memory of an Angel by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt

June - Revolution Baby by Joanna Gruda

July - The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante

August - Dispute Over a Very Italian Piglet by Amara Lakhous

September - Seven Lives & One Great Love:  Memoirs of a Cat by Lena Divani 

October - Red Joan by Jennie Rooney

November - The Thursday Night Men by Tonino Benacquista 

December - Time Present and Time Past by Deirdre Madden


January - These Dreams of You by Steve Erickson

February - 70% Acrylic 30% Wool by Viola DiGrado

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April - Crusoe's Daughter by Jane Gardam

May - You Are Not Like Other Mothers by Angelika Schrobsdorff

June - The Rage by Gene Kerrigan

July - Alfa Romeo 1300 & Other Miracles by Fabio Bartolomei

August - The Eyes of Venice by Alessandro Barbero

September - The Island of the Last Truth by Flavia Company

October - A Voyage Long & Strange:  On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, &                 Other Adventurers in Early America by Tony Horwitz

November - As Texas Goes...How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda by Gail Collins

December - A World Lit Only by Fire:  The Medieval Mind & the Renaissance - Portrait of an Age by           William Manchester