Bury Me Standing is writer Isabel Fonseca's portrait of the Roma people based on time she spent traveling and living among them in Eastern Europe.
Europa Editions kindly sent me a review copy of Divorce Islamic Style, the latest from writer Amara Lakhous, author of the terrific Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio.
Second Person Singular is an interesting-looking novel by Sayed Kashua, a Palestinian Israeli writer, about a lawyer with the perfect life, until he discovers a love letter in his wife's handwriting inside a book in a bookshop.
The Book of My Mother, by Albert Cohen, is a French novel sent to me for review by Archipelago Books. It's about a man's relationship with his mother. As if that were not obvious.