Restless Books Fall 2017 Catalog
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Translated from the French by Allison M. Charette
The first novel from Madagascar ever to be translated into English, Naivo’s magisterial Beyond the Rice Fields delves into the upheavals of the nation’s past as it confronted Christianity and modernity, through the twin narratives of a slave and his master’s daughter.
Paperback List Price: $19.99 • ISBN: 9781632061317 • Publication: 10/17/17 • 5.5” x 8.25” • 400 pages • Fiction—Historical / Africa • Territory: World English • eBook ISBN: 9781632061324
By Juan Villoro
Translated from the Spanish by Lawrence Schimel
Over one million copies sold in the Spanish edition
From one of Mexico’s foremost authors comes a wondrous adventure story of a boy who goes to live with his kooky, book-obsessed uncle in a library where books have a supernatural power all their own.
Hardcover List Price: $17.99 • ISBN: 9781632061478 • Publication: 10/17/2017 • 5.5” x 8.25” • 240 pages • Middle Grade Fiction—Books & Libraries • Ages: 10–14 • Territory: World English • eBook ISBN: 9781632061485
By Ricardo Piglia
Introduction by Ilan Stavans
Translated from the Spanish by Robert Croll
The highly anticipated, autobiographical life’s work from the visionary Argentine novelist who brought Latin American letters out from Borges’s shadow and into the postmodern era bookended by Roberto Bolaño and David Foster Wallace.
Paperback • List Price: $21.99 • ISBN: 9781632061621 • Publication: 11/7/17 • 6” x 9” • 496 pages • Fiction—Autofiction / Latin American • Territory: World English • eBook ISBN: 9781632061638