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Excerpt: The Distant Marvels by Chantel Acevedo

Fiction from Chantel Acevedo, who is participating in the 2015 PEN World Voices Festival.

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Excerpt: The Dream of My Return by Horacio Castellanos Moya

The Dream of My Return is the newest novel by City of Asylum writer-in-residence Horacio Castellanos Moya.

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The End of Skill: Mamle Kabu

“The message for Vanessa showed his growing awareness of the issue of African-American heritage and its value on the kente market.”

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Street of Thieves

Excerpt from Street of Thieves by Mathias Énard

An excerpt from Street of Thieves by Mathias Énard. Set against a backdrop of political uprisings, the novel follows Lakhdar, a young Moroccan, who becomes exiled from his family for his religious transgressions.

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The Conspiracy

The Conspiracy by Israel Centeno

Described as “a rare voice from Venezuela” and “one of the great undiscovered literary experiences”, Israel Centeno’s newly translated book The Conspiracy is a perfect summer read. Enjoy an excerpt from this novel today.

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  • The Conspiracy
    The Conspiracy by Israel Centeno

    Described as “a rare voice from Venezuela” and “one of the great undiscovered literary experiences”, Israel Centeno’s newly translated book The Conspiracy is a perfect summer read. Enjoy an excerpt from this novel today.

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  • The Village Indian
    The Village Indian by Abbas Khider

    The Village Indian tells author Abbas Khider’s own story of exile. With elements of both tragedy and comedy, the following excerpt – Chapter 6: The Miracles – details the many “miracles” that allow Khider’s fictional protagonist, Rasul Hamid, to flee from Iraq to Germany.

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