from Sirdolaččat by Elin Anna Labba
Elin Anna Labba’s poetic, August-Prize-winning history Sirdolaččat brings the stories of the displaced Northern Sámi people vividly to life.
Translated by Fiona Graham.
At a public swimming pool somewhere in Finland, a young man decides to take a sauna. The ensuing sweaty power struggle is a hilarious, finely tuned exploration of masculinity, linguistic identity and the corrupting nature of power
Translated by D.E. Hurford
Hjalmar Bergman's classic 1920 novel, about a madcap a captain and knight errant, uses warmth and humour to lay bare the inner workings of his characters and of the wider age.
Translated by Margareta Horiba
Tullia's World is a fascinating attempt to recreate the life of Roman women, interwoven with themes ranging from feminism to pacifism to climate change.
Translated by Linda Schenck.
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