- Jason DeYoung reviews Lina Wolff's The Polyglot Lovers (trans. Saskia Vogel).
- Mia Spence reviews Olivia Rosenthal's To Leave with the Reindeer (trans. Sophie Lewis).
- Daniel Davis Wood reviews Jonathan Gibbs' The Large Door.
- Mia Spence reviews Anne Serre's The Governesses (trans. Mark Hutchinson).
- MacKenzie Warren reviews Ruby Cowling's This Paradise and Henrietta Rose-Innes' Animalia Paradoxa.
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- At the London Review of Books, Ange Mlinko puts her finger on the artistic sophistication of the short stories of Diane Williams.
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