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Mia

Mia Spangenberg translates fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature from Finnish, Swedish, and German into English, and she is a regular contributor to …

Dog Park

Set in Ukraine and Finland, a captivating story of intrigue, betrayal, and murder in the global fertility market–from acclaimed writer Sofi Oksanen.

A Window Left Open

Selected poems spanning the career of revered mid-20th-century modernist Pentti Saarikoski.

The Witch Hunter

Detective Jessica Niemi is thrown into a ghoulish murder investigation: the wife of Finland’s pre-eminent crime writer has been found dead in a scene eerily reminiscent of the author’s Witch Hunter works. Jessica and her colleagues try to divine the motivation behind the killings as other gruesome scenes are re-enacted and the body count mounts. Who is behind the murder spree: a cult, a lone psychopath, or the author himself?

Sisterland

Alice thought it was unusual to see a dragonfly in the middle of winter. But she followed it until she fell down-down-down, and woke up in a world unlike any other. Welcome to Sisterland, a fantastical world of eternal summer.

Secrets and Siblings

Secrets and Siblings outlines the scale of the tragic consequences of China’s one-child policy, showing how Chinese family and society has been forever changed.

Unavailable in English: The Death of Orvar Klein

Orvar Klein is the son of an invalid Jewish shoemaker whose father died on the day he was born. A true man of the book, Orvar turns to literature for everything he needs to know, whether it’s how to swim or how to win a fistfight. This 20th-century classic of absurd and melancholy humor celebrates the love of books and the resilience of bookworms.

The Colonel’s Wife

An old woman living in a remote part of Lapland tells the unvarnished story of her life as a nature writer, free spirit, and fervent fascist.

Livi & Nate

Livi and Nate are a sister and brother who live with their mom and grandpa in a house deep in the snowy hills. Every night after dinner, they have a bath, followed by story time, and then bed. But tonight, Livi can’t sleep―her vivid imagination takes over, turning little moments from everyday life into fantastical adventures.

Things That Fall from the Sky

A young girl loses her mother when a block of ice falls from the sky. A woman wins the jackpot twice. A man is struck by lightning four times. Coincidence? Or something more?