A mild-mannered publisher reconnects online with his first love, reigniting long-forgotten memories of the dark, magical, and dangerous secret passages of his youth in this haunting novel by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen.
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.
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.
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.
Words Without Borders, the online journal of literature in English translation, has published an issue devoted to contemporary Finnish literature.
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.
Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen’s brilliant, indescribable first novel is a darkly funny tale about a tiny town haunted by aspiring writers and otherwordly presences.
A poet searches for his missing wife in a Europe of the near future faced with climate catastrophe. A story of love and survival in difficult times by Antti Tuomainen.
Birdbrain takes readers on the hiking trip of a lifetime along the Tasmanian coastline. But in this heart of darkness, some things are not what they seem.