Osama Alomar New Directions, June 1
Syrian writer and poet Osama Alomar, who lives in exile in the United States, is building a reputation for allegorical tales. Whether a few lines or a few pages long, this collection of shorts serves up bitter political and moral truths. The teeth of the comb, for instance, stand for good deeds punished. Terry Stiastny John Murray, June 1
Follow-up novel to her award-winnning political thriller, Acts of Omission, from the former BBC news and politics journalist. When two old friends get together, their trip back to Africa brings the past into focus. The book is a meditation on the pitfalls and lies of public life.
The Teeth of the Comb and Other Stories
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