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White Hunger

Aki Ollikainen’s prize-winning novel is a bleak tale of hunger that probes broader ethical questions about our responsibility to others.

When the Doves Disappeared

A gripping, suspenseful novel of love and lies in occupied Estonia, by internationally acclaimed author Sofi Oksanen.

The Sands of Sarasvati

Indian scientists discover a vast stretch of underwater ruins at the west coast of India. Have they found Atlantis, the fabled sunken continent? And with global warming, are our own cities in danger of suffering the same fate? Risto Isomäki delivers a hard-hitting eco-thriller in The Sands of Sarasvati.

As Red as Blood

In the midst of the freezing Nordic winter, seventeen-year-old Lumikki Andersson walks into her school’s dark room and finds a stash of wet, crimson-colored money. Thousands of euros left to dry—splattered with someone’s blood.

“Limned in stark red, white and black, this cold, delicate snowflake of a tale sparkles with icy magic.” — Kirkus starred review

The Blood of Angels

A man searches for the meaning of mass honeybee disappearances, and loss in his own life, in this moving story of tragedy and transcendence by Johanna Sinisalo.

Compartment No. 6

A quiet young Finnish student is forced to share her train compartment with a drunken, tale-telling, self-proclaimed murderer as they cross the crumbling Soviet Union from Moscow to Ulan Bator in Rosa Liksom’s Finlandia Prize-winning novel.

Copper Heart

Former police sergeant Maria Kallio gladly left her tiny Finnish hometown of Arpikylä without looking back. But even though Maria despises the small town and the acrid smell from its now-closed copper mine, when Arpikylä’s sheriff asks her to serve as deputy sheriff for the summer, she agrees. But what should have been a quiet summer soon turns dramatic—and deadly.

The Rabbit Back Literature Society

Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen’s brilliant, indescribable first novel is a darkly funny tale about a tiny town haunted by aspiring writers and otherwordly presences.

Six Finnish Poets

An eclectic sampling of some of the freshest voices in Finnish poetry.

The Limit

The grief of love lost to dementia and the treacherous first steps into sexual and psychological adulthood are told with scrupulous emotional honesty in Riikka Pulkkinen’s prize-winning first novel.