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Secret Passages in a Hillside Town

A mild-mannered publisher reconnects online with his first love, reigniting long-forgotten memories and reentering the dark, magical, and dangerous secret passages of his youth, in this haunting novel by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen.

My Cat Yugoslavia

An award-winning love story set in two countries and in two radically different moments in time, bringing together a young man, his mother, a boa constrictor, and one capricious cat.

The Midwife

Katja Kettu’s first novel to be translated into English, The Midwife tells the story of Johannes and Weird-Eye, and their struggle to find love in an unforgiving world.

The Defenceless

The newest in Kati Hiekkapelto’s award-winning Anna Fekete series. A suspenseful story with a social conscience from Finland’s rising star of Nordic Crime.

Behind God’s Back

A riveting second case for Ariel Kafka, Helsinki’s favorite Jewish cop. Suspense and dry wit mark this popular series by Harri Nykänen.

The Core of the Sun

A densely imagined, funny, and moving tale of survival and spiritual insurrection in a land of stifling gender conformity, from the queen of Finnish Weird, Johanna Sinisalo.

The Mapmakers’ World

The Mapmakers’ World is beautifully illustrated exploration of the cultural and political influences of the development of European world maps from the Early Middle Ages until the modern period. Containing reproductions of some 300 maps from the world’s finest museums, libraries, and private collections, this book is a treat for any lover of European graphic art, nautical history, or cartography.

Lithium-6

In the dangerous game of nuclear anti-terrorism, what holds the most power to destroy the world as we know it—the weapons themselves or the fear they inspire?

Dark As My Heart

A moody and atmospheric novel of criminal acts, family love, and loss from Finland’s most lyrical crime writer.

The Hummingbird

A young woman has been killed on a running trail, and a pendant depicting an Aztec god has been found in her possession. Another murder soon follows. All signs point to a serial killer, but can Anna catch the Hummingbird before he – or she – strikes again? And at what personal cost?