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Japanese-born, Germany-based Tawada (Memoirs of a Polar Bear) writes facilely in both languages and creates incomparable award-winning fiction that defies

The Emissary by Yoko Tawada, translated by Margaret Mitsutani [in Library Journal]

Heartland by Ana Simo [in Booklist] | BookDragon

Heartland: Ana Simo: Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Restless Books (January

Bad Dreams and Other Stories by Tessa Hadley [in Library Journal] | BookDragon

Bad Dreams and Other Stories by Tessa Hadley [in Library Journal]

Charlie Takes His Shot: How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf by Nancy Churnin, illustrated by John Joven [in Shelf Awarenss] | BookDragon

Charlie Takes His Shot: How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf by Nancy Churnin, illustrated by John Joven [in Shelf Awarenss] | BookDragon

The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story by Edwidge Danticat [in Library Journal] | BookDragon

The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story by Edwidge Danticat [in Library Journal] | BookDragon

Now-adult adoptees who arrived in the United States from other countries are learning that their U.S. citizenship can’t be assumed. Two recent tragedies ha

Now-adult adoptees who arrived in the United States from other countries are learning that their U. citizenship can’t be assumed. Two recent tragedies ha

Talk about a new kind of family ... on many levels, especially in Japan where traditions are at times more binding than actual laws. Take a closer look at

My Brother's Husband (volume by Gengoroh Tagame, translated by Anne Ishii

As the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize – in 2014 at age 17 – Malala Yousafzai is an internationally recognized icon for girls' education and empow

Tackling tough topics with little ones can be difficult, but Malala's Magic Pencil puts important subjects into perspective—and teaches&nbsp

Those eyes. Those piercing, don't-turn-away-from-me eyes. In horrific times of conflict and war, turning children into collateral damage seems to be the wo

Where Will I Live? Rosemary McCarney, Author Photographs provided by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Second Story Press, Nonfiction, Apr. 2017 Suitable for Ages: Them…

While this lovable series is 13-titles strong in its native Japan with over three million copies sold throughout Asia and France, more  Stateside readers c

While this lovable series is strong in its native Japan with over three million copies sold throughout Asia and France, more Stateside readers c

Favorite Adult Fiction for 2017

Favorite Adult Books 2017 [in The Booklist Reader]

Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo [in Library Journal] | BookDragon

Stay With Me deserves all the praise it’s getting and is deservedly on the shortlist for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize For Fiction.

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