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The Cleaner by Elisabeth Herrmann

The Cleaner by Elisabeth Herrmann translated from the German by Bradley Schmidt – Manilla Publishing ………………………………………………………………………………………………. German readers have appreciated Elisabeth Herrmann’s award-winning crime fiction since she published her first thriller five years ago. English readers can now enjoy her latest novel thanks to an excellent translation by Bradley Schmidt – an American translator based in Leipzig who has expertly…

A Land Without Borders: My Journey Around East Jerusalem and the West Bank

A Land Without Borders: My Journey Around East Jerusalem and the West Bank – by Nir Baram – translated by Jessica Cohen – published by text publishing Nir Baram is an Israeli novelist, a highly respected journalist and an accomplished editor. So it is hardly surprising that his description of his journey around East Jerusalem and the West Bank is…

Double Dissolution by Lee Zachariah – echo publishing

One of the extraordinary things about Double Dissolution is the contrast between Lee Zacharia’s disarmingly logical analysis of a political situation and his totally illogical, albeit understandably emotional, reaction to the breakup of his marriage. The title of the book refers not only to the double dissolution of the Australian Federal Parliament on 9 May 2016 but also to the…