Lisa Rohrbaugh

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The Immortals of Tehran

A highly recommended literary page-turner worth a second reading; fans of Gabriel García Márquez will delight in this fantastical—and fantastic

The Convert

Utterly spellbinding and brilliantly translated, this prize-worthy journey through time will pull readers in and won’t let go until the very last page. A great choice for discussion groups. [See Prepub Alert, 8/5/19.]

It Would Be Night in Caracas

Extremely well written, beautifully translated, and graphic enough to make the reader feel afraid of the knocking on the door, this debut novel offers a heartfelt, personal story told without sentimentality while offering keen insight into the everyday fight for survival in a place that is still very much a failed state.

Delayed Rays of a Star

Koe’s flawless and enchanting writing draws readers directly into the lives and times of these women as well as the minor characters in this superb novel. Book discussion groups will enjoy devouring this fantastic debut. [See Prepub Alert, 1/23/19.]

Inheritance

A wordsmith of the highest order, Toynton (Jackson Pollock) weaves a deeply cinematic story. Book discussion groups will revel in this family’s saga
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Costalegre

Inspired by Peggy Guggenheim and her daughter, Pegeen, this mother-daughter dysfunctional relationship is beautifully explored by Maum (Touch) in a soul-searching, atmospheric novel set in a hot, humid climate as torrid as the affairs of the characters who inhabit it.

Feast Day of the Cannibals

Easily read as a stand-alone novel, this spectacular work will delight and awe readers with Lock's magisterial wordsmithing.
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Naamah

Ingenious and highly imaginative, this debut novel is sure to spark conversation and could also provoke controversy.

Sea Monsters

Written by a young and highly regarded Mexican American author whose debut novel, Book of Clouds, won a major prize in France, this work deftly communicates the wonder and amazement of discovery characterizing Luisa's inner and outer worlds. Aridjis is an accomplished wordsmith, and readers will find themselves rereading many passages in this wise, marvelous novel.

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