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Genocide of One: A Thriller

by Kazuaki Takano & Philip Gabriel Mulholland Books (December 02, 2014)

The internationally bestselling, award-winning Japanese thriller about a child who may be the future of the human race--or the cause of its extinction.

During a briefing in Washington D.C., the President is...


French Concession

by Xiao Bai Harper (July 07, 2015)

An acclaimed Chinese writer makes his English language debut with this heart-stopping literary noir, a richly atmospheric tale of espionage and international intrigue, set in Shanghai in 1931—an electrifying,...


The Three-Body Problem

Remembrance of Earth's Past #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2015

by Cixin Liu & Ken Liu Tor Books (November 10, 2014)

Soon to be a Netflix Original Series!

"War of the Worlds for the 21st century...packed with a sense of wonder." - Wall Street Journal

The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to...


Malice

Kyoichiro Kaga #4

by Keigo Higashino & Alexander O. Smith Minotaur Books (October 06, 2014)

"This smart and original mystery is a true page-turner... will baffle, surprise, and draw out suspicion until the final few pages. With each book, Higashino continues to elevate the modern mystery as an intense...


Confessions

by Kanae Minato & Stephen Snyder Mulholland Books (August 19, 2014)

Her pupils murdered her daughter. Now she will have her revenge.

After calling off her engagement in the wake of a tragic revelation, Yuko Moriguchi had nothing to live for except her only child, four-year-old...


The Accidental Apprentice

by Vikas Swarup Minotaur Books (July 07, 2014)

In life you never get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.

A business empire worth ten billion dollars. This is the tantalizing offer made by Vinay Mohan Acharya, one of India's richest men, to Sapna...


No Country: A Novel

by Kalyan Ray Simon & Schuster (June 17, 2014)

"A novel as easy to read as the latest bestseller, No Country is a rousing adventure made up out of the blood and guts and dreams of people on three continents and nearly 150 years of troubled history" (Alan...


Weapon of Vengeance

by Mukul Deva Forge Books (June 23, 2014)

Ruby Gill is a rogue MI6 agent, the daughter of an Indian father and Palestinian mother. Her mission is to destroy a Palestinian-Israeli peace summit in New Delhi. Ruby's father, whom she has not seen since...


Call to Arms

by Lu Xun Simon & Schuster (May 06, 2014)

Call to Arms is a collection of revolutionary Chinese writer Lu Xun's most famous and most important short stories. Featuring "A Madman's Diary," a scathing attack of traditional Confucian civilization and "The...


Decoded

by Mai Jia, Olivia Milburn & Christopher Payne Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 17, 2014)

One of China's bestselling novels, an unusual literary thriller that takes us deep into the world of code breaking

In his gripping debut novel, Mai Jia reveals the mysterious world of Unit 701, a top-secret Chinese...


Between the Assassinations

by Aravind Adiga Free Press (June 09, 2009)

Welcome to Kittur, India. It's on India's southwestern coast, bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west and the Kaliamma River to the south and east. It's blessed with rich soil and scenic beauty, and it's been...


The Republic of Wine: A Novel

by Mo Yan & Howard Goldblatt Arcade (January 23, 2012)

In this hypnotic epic novel, Mo Yan, the most critically acclaimed Chinese writer of this generation, takes us on a journey to a conjured province of contemporary China known as the Republic of Wine--a corrupt...


One Man's Bible

by Gao Xingjian HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

One Man's Bible is a fictionalized account of Gao Xingjian's life under the Chinese Communist regime. Daily life is riddled with paranoia and fear, and government propaganda turns citizens against one another....


My Days

by R. K. Narayan Ecco (July 30, 2013)

"I am inclined to call this the last chapter, but how can an autobiography have a final chapter? At best, it can only be a penultimate one; nor can it be given a rounded-off conclusion, as is possible in a work...


Enigma of China

Inspector Chen #8

by Qiu Xiaolong Minotaur Books (June 17, 2013)

The latest in Qiu Xiaolong's critically-acclaimed series about crime in modern China, featuring Shanghai Police Chief Inspector Cao

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is in an unusual...


Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather

by Gao Xingjian HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

These six stories by Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian transport the reader to moments where the fragility of love and life, and the haunting power of memory, are beautifully unveiled. In "The Temple," the narrator's...


Oleander Girl: A Novel

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Simon & Schuster (March 19, 2013)

Beloved bestselling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has been hailed by Abraham Verghese as a "gifted storyteller" and by People magazine as a "skilled cartographer of the heart." Now, Divakaruni returns with...


The Rainbow Troops

by Andrea Hirata & Angie Kilbane Sarah Crichton Books (February 04, 2013)

Published in Indonesia in 2005, The Rainbow Troops, Andrea Hirata's closely autobiographical debut novel, sold more than five million copies, shattering records. Now it promises to captivate audiences around...


Revenge

by Yoko Ogawa & Stephen Snyder Picador (January 28, 2013)

"It's not just Murakami but also the shadow of Borges that hovers over this mesmerizing book... [and] one may detect a slight bow to the American macabre of E.A. Poe. Ogawa stands on the shoulders of giants,...


The Singapore School of Villainy

Inspector Singh Investigates #3

by Shamini Flint Minotaur Books (July 16, 2012)

"Inspector Singh is Singapore's answer to Dirty Harry--in a turban." --Tarquin Hall, author of The Case of the Missing Servant

Homicide detective Inspector Singh has returned home to Singapore to rest his weary...


Kiku's Prayer: A Novel

by Shusaku Endo & Van C. Gessel Columbia University Press (December 18, 2012)

Endo Shusaku was a renowned twentieth-century Japanese author who wrote from the unusual perspective of being both Japanese and Catholic. His work is often compared to that of Graham Greene, who himself considered...


Chinese Whiskers

by Pallavi Aiyar St. Martin's Press (December 10, 2012)

Chinese Whiskers by Pallavi Aiyar is a charming fable set against the landscape of contemporary Beijing, seen through the eyes of two cats.

Soyabean is a middle class cat looked after by a grandmother who embodies...


A Case of Two Cities

Inspector Chen #4

by Qiu Xiaolong Minotaur Books (October 01, 2007)

Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is summoned by an official of the party to take the lead in a corruption investigation - one where the principle figure and his family have long since fled to...


The Home and the World

by Rabindranath Tagore, Deepti Gupta & Surendranath Tagore Spoken Realms (July 14, 2020)

Audie-nominated narrator Deepti Gupta shares a classic love story set among the fires of India's struggle for independence. Bimala is torn between her commitment to her husband, Nikhil, who holds Western beliefs,...


The Legend of Pradeep Mathew

by Shehan Karunatilaka Graywolf Press (May 07, 2012)

Winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize

* Winner of the $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature *

* A Publishers Weekly "First Fiction" Pick for Spring 2012 *

"A crazy ambidextrous delight. A drunk and totally...


Salvation of a Saint

Detective Galileo #5

by Keigo Higashino & Alexander O. Smith Minotaur Books (October 01, 2012)

From the author of the internationally bestselling, award-winning The Devotion of Suspect X comes the latest novel featuring "Detective Galileo"

In 2011, The Devotion of Suspect X was a hit with critics and...


The Noodle Maker

by Ma Jian & Flora Drew Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 03, 2006)

From Ma Jian, the highly acclaimed Chinese dissident, comes a satirical novel about the absurdities of life in a post-Tiananmen China.

Two men meet for dinner each week. Over the course of one of these drunken...


Madras on Rainy Days

by Samina Ali Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 31, 2004)

Layla is torn among clashing identities--dutiful Muslim daughter and free, independent American woman. When she is nineteen, her parents inform Layla that a marriage has been arranged for her to an Indian man...


River of Smoke

by Amitav Ghosh Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 26, 2011)

A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011

The Ibis, loaded to its gunwales with a cargo of indentured servants, is in the grip of a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal; among the dozens flailing for survival are...


The Sly Company of People Who Care

Ondaatje Prize 2012

by Rahul Bhattacharya Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 25, 2011)

In flight from the tame familiarity of home in Bombay, a twenty-six-year-old cricket journalist chucks his job and arrives in Guyana, a forgotten colonial society of raw, mesmerizing beauty. Amid beautiful,...


A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul

Inspector Singh Investigates #2

by Shamini Flint Minotaur Books (July 18, 2011)

Welcome to Bali, where violence, intrigue, and infidelity are all part of a day's work for Inspector Singh.

Inspector Singh, everyone's favorite portly and wheezing homicide detective, is still recovering from...


Don't Cry, Tai Lake

Inspector Chen #7

by Qiu Xiaolong Minotaur Books (May 07, 2012)

"Dark, gorgeous...feels authentically Chinese and it works like a charm." --Washington Post Book World on A Case of Two Cities

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is offered a bit of luxury...


The Diving Pool

by Yoko Ogawa & Stephen Snyder Picador (January 21, 2008)

The first major English translation of one of contemporary Japan's bestselling and most celebrated authors

From Akutagawa Award-winning author Yoko Ogawa comes a haunting trio of novellas about love, fertility,...


The Devotion of Suspect X

Detective Galileo #3

by Keigo Higashino & Alexander O. Smith Minotaur Books (January 31, 2011)

This e-book now includes preview chapters from Higashino's newest mystery, SALVATION OF A SAINT.

Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi....


Ilustrado

Man Asian Literary Prize 2008

by Miguel Syjuco Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 26, 2010)

Garnering international prizes and acclaim before its publication, Ilustrado has been called "brilliantly conceived and stylishly executed . . .It is also ceaselessly entertaining, frequently raunchy, and effervescent...


The Mao Case

Inspector Chen #6

by Qiu Xiaolong Minotaur Books (March 02, 2009)

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is the head of the Special Case group and is often put in charge of those cases that are considered politically "sensitive" since, as a rising party...


The Housekeeper and the Professor

by Yoko Ogawa Picador (February 02, 2009)

Yoko Ogawa's The Housekeeper and the Professor is an enchanting story about what it means to live in the present, and about the curious equations that can create a family.

He is a brilliant math Professor with...


Red Mandarin Dress

Inspector Chen #5

by Qiu Xiaolong Minotaur Books (February 02, 2009)

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is often put in charge of politically sensitive cases. Having recently ruffled more than a few official feathers, when he is asked to look into a sensitive...


Sea of Poppies

by Amitav Ghosh Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 28, 2009)

At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean; its purpose, to fight China's vicious nineteenth-century Opium Wars. As for the crew, they...


Six Suspects

by Vikas Swarup Minotaur Books (July 06, 2009)

There's a caste system--even in murder

From the author of the international bestseller Slumdog Millionaire comes a richly-textured tale of murder, corruption, and opportunity.

Seven years ago, Vivek "Vicky" Rai,...


Years of Red Dust

by Qiu Xiaolong St. Martin's Press (September 27, 2010)

Published originally in the pages of Le Monde, this collection of linked short stories by Qiu Xiaolong has already been a major bestseller in France (Cite de la Poussiere Rouge) and Germany (Das Tor zur Roten...


Hotel Iris

by Yoko Ogawa Picador (March 29, 2010)

A tale of twisted love from Yoko Ogawa--author of The Diving Pool and The Housekeeper and the Professor.

In a crumbling seaside hotel on the coast of Japan, quiet seventeen-year-old Mari works the front desk...


Beijing Coma

by Ma Jian & Flora Drew Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 26, 2008)

Dai Wei has been unconscious for almost a decade. A medical student and a pro-democracy protestor in Tiananmen Square in June 1989, he was struck by a soldier's bullet and fell into a deep coma. As soon as the...


A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder

Inspector Singh Investigates #1

by Shamini Flint Minotaur Books (July 05, 2010)

Meet Inspector Singh: a fat, slightly bumbling, but truly lovable detective sure to charm readers of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency

Inspector Singh is in a bad mood. He's been sent from his home in Singapore...


Shadow Play

by Rajorshi Chakraborti Minotaur Books (July 19, 2010)

An international conspiracy thriller in the vein of The Parallax View-- a Salman Rushdie-esque figure uses his latest novel to explain his own disappearance after a journalist's murder

Raj Chakraborti, internationally...


Untold Night and Day

by Bae Suah The Overlook Press (May 04, 2020)

A seductive, disorienting novel that manipulates the fragile line between dreams and reality, by South Korea's leading contemporary writer

 

A startling and boundary-pushing novel, Untold Night and Day tells...


A Bond Undone

The Legend of the Condor Heroes #2

by Jin Yong & Gigi Chang St. Martin's Press (March 23, 2020)

A Bond Undone is the second book in Jin Yong's epic Chinese classic and phenomenon Legends of Condor Heroes series, published in the US for the first time!

In the Jin capital of Zhongdu, Guo Jing learns the truth...


The Bathing Women: A Novel

by Tie Ning, Hongling Zhang & Jason Sommer Scribner (October 09, 2012)

From an award-winning and bestselling Chinese author, this stunningly original novel captures the spirit of a new generation of young professionals in contemporary China.

From award-winning and bestselling Chinese...


The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die

by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay HarperVia (July 28, 2020)

A laugh-out-loud, tug-at-your-heartstrings tale of love, family, and freedom centered around three generations of Bengali women.

Somlata has just married into the dynastic but declining Mitra family. At eighteen,...


The Nine-Eyed Agate: Poems and Stories

by Jangbu & Heather Stoddard Lexington Books (August 04, 2010)

The Nine-Eyed Agate is an overview of poetry and prose written between 1984 and 2002 by one of Tibet's most well known contemporary authors and intellectuals, Jangbu. Illustrated by his original sketches and...