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Abad, Hector
One of Colombia's most beloved authors tells the story of his father's murder by paramilitaries

Two Blankets, Three Sheets

Al Galidi, Rodaan
Based on the author’s true story, this is the account of Iraqi refugee Samir, who spends nine years in an asylum center in the Netherlands.

The Leash And The Ball

Al Galidi, Rodaan
After nine years in a Dutch asylum center, Samir finally has the chance to start his new life as a European citizen. But it's a full-time occupation for him to discover that integration needs a dog leash and a rubber ball.

The Performance

Appel, Anne Milano
Giorgia was a talented actress before she abandoned her stage career and fell in love with Filippo. She settles into a life of quiet compromise - until one day she bumps into her old theater director, Mauro, who fans the acting flame back to life.

We Are Light

Blees, Gerda
In the middle of a summer night, Elisabeth, the oldest resident of the Sound & Love Commune, dies.

The Gospel According To The New World

Conde, Maryse
Maryse Condé, who is the oldest writer ever to be longlisted for the International Booker prize at the age of 86, dictated her nominated novel The Gospel According to the New World to her husband and translator Richard Philcox, as she has a degenerative neurological disorder that makes it difficult to speak and see.

The Drinker Of Horizons

Couto, Mia
The scintillating conclusion to the critically acclaimed historical saga: the Jan Michalski Prize–winning Sands of the Emperor trilogy.

Real Life

Dieudonn (c), Adeline
The uncompromising pen of Adeline Dieudonne wields flashes of brilliance as she brings her characters to life in a world that is both dark and sensual. This breathtaking debut is a sharp and funny coming-of-age tale in which reality and fantasy collide.