“wildly imaginative, at times surreal, and always captivating… Gonzales creates these bizarre scenarios that are so utterly believable you forget how impossible they actually are. There is an intelligent economy to his prose throughout the collection and I was thrilled by the originality of his ideas and how they were rendered.” To check out the full roundup, click here.
"The book is often wryly funny, even in the face of tragedy and ineptitude....It is a meditation on identity and exile, love and regret. Let's hope that more books in Ampuero's Brulé series find an English-speaking audience." Read the full review here.
"Dastgir’s control of the plot does not waver when the stakes are highest....Dastgir follows the braided, conflicting streams of loyalty, tradition, and extremism with great compassion and gentle humor. Readers will cheer for characters who are almost more real than the actual people around them." Read the full review here.
"A superb translation by Carolina de Robertis whips the first of Ampuero’s novels to be published in English into a pulsing, panting work." See the full review and list here.
"Ampuero's first novel published in English is filled with beautiful language and a rich, rewarding story." Read more about The Neruda Case as well as the full list of selections here.
"In her debut novel, Rosie Dastgir weaves a vivid and delighful saga about an extended family of Pakistani immigrants...[A Small Fortune] is funny, poignant, true and sad, and I was enthralled." Read more...