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Articles by Carole Shepherd

OLM Favorites: Prayers for the Stolen

December 1st, 2017
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The plight of young girls in slavery-blighted Mexico is the crux of a harrowing novel by Jennifer Clement.

Keep on Losing

December 1st, 2014
Keep on Losing

Now back in print: an English translation of iconic Polish writer (and compulsive re-inventor of himself) Marek Hlasko’s most powerful novel.

In Paperback: How’s the Pain?

June 29th, 2014
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A new translation of a bleak and edgy work by one of France’s best-regarded crime novelists

Dervishes and Gypsies

June 1st, 2014
Dervishes and Gypsies

Legendary Indian author Saadat Hasan Manto’s choicest short stories – depicting a teeming Bombay that’s both long-vanished and eternal – receive an attractive new paperback edition from Vintage International

Book Review: Road to Reckoning

March 11th, 2014
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A twelve-year-old boy gains the assistance of a weathered ex-ranger in this tale of a rapidly-vanishing Old West

Book Review: The Maid’s Version

October 13th, 2013
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Daniel Woodrell’s new novel may be slim, but it burns with the fiercest struggle of them all: the madness for survival