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This short novel consists entirely of a monologue by a librarian in a small town in France. She speaks about the role of the library in society, her love life or lack thereof, her snobbish colleagues, her reflections on French history, and the deficiencies of the Dewey Decimal system.
The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide is a beautifully written short novel about a couple living in a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo, who come to love the neighbors' cat, who visits them every day. Through their love for the cat, they come to love each other better as well.
The Scarlet City is a fascinating novel about a young man's quest for his parentage in 16th century Rome.
Wicked Autumn is a British village mystery in the tradition of Agatha Christie, but with a contemporary setting.
Set in Iceland in the early 1800s, Burial Rites tells the tale of a murderess sentenced to death.
The Book of Madness and Cures is a beautifully-written novel about a female doctor's journey through 16th century Europe and northern Africa.
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