Juhani Karila’s weird and warmhearted love-letter to the magical beauty and danger of the northern wilds. A comedy, mystery, fantasy, romance like no other.
A mesmerizing account of radical politics and queer sexual awakening in the 1970’s by legendary Finnish author and actor Pirkko Saisio.
Mia Spangenberg translates fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature from Finnish, Swedish, and German into English, and she is a regular contributor to …
Set in Ukraine and Finland, a captivating story of intrigue, betrayal, and murder in the global fertility market–from acclaimed writer Sofi Oksanen.
Selected poems spanning the career of revered mid-20th-century modernist Pentti Saarikoski.
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?
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 outlines the scale of the tragic consequences of China’s one-child policy, showing how Chinese family and society has been forever changed.
In Daniel Katz’s absurd and melancholy 20th-century classic, bookseller Orvar Klein turns to literature for everything he needs to know, whether it’s how to swim or how to win a fistfight, and somehow prevails, even when set upon by christeners, crooks, and con artists. Full manuscript translation seeks publisher.
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.