Magazine article World Literature Today

4 Books We Look Forward to in 2015

Magazine article World Literature Today

4 Books We Look Forward to in 2015

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4 Books We Look Forward to in 2015

MARLA JOHNSON

BOOK REVIEW EDITOR

Happy Are the Happy

Yasmina Reza

John Cullen, tr.

A short advance excerpt from Yasmina Reza's new novel fairly crackles with electric wit and precise comedic timing. Her award-winning talent as a playwright coupled with a lively prose style lends particular promise to Happy Are the Happy. I anticipate spending a highly enjoyable winter's evening with this tantalizing little book.

MICHELLE JOHNSON

MANAGING EDITOR

The Story of My Teeth

Valeria Luiselli

Christina MacSweeney, tr.

I've just finished reading Luiselli's collection of essays, Sidewalks, and I'm looking forward to reading more of her work, including a novel she wrote in installments for workers in a juice factory in Mexico, The Story of My Teeth.

JEN RICKARD BLAIR

DIGITAL MEDIA EDITOR

Tesla: A Portrait with Masks

Vladimir Pistalo

I love reading about the history of science and its wildest inventors-Vladimir Pistalo's novel Tesla: A Portrait with Masks transforms Nikola Tesla's biography into a fictionalized account that aims to dig into the inner life of one of the electrical age's most prolific inventors. …

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