A new play by Jonas Hassen Khemiri, I Call My Brothers, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles, will run at the New Ohio Theatre In New York from January 22 through February 23. On the day after a car bombing, Amor walks through a city paralyzed by fear, with his backpack and cell phone, trying to blend in.
The Fire Dance by Helene Tursten, translated by Laura Wideburg, will be published this month by Soho Press, the sixth book in Tursten’s popular series about detective inspector Irene Huss. A beautiful former ballerina and choreographer disappears from a hotel party.
The Elixir of Immortality by Gabi Gleichmann, translated by Michael Meigs, is a new philosophical thriller from Sweden with occult themes, recently published by Other Press. “A mesmerizing debut novel that spans a thousand years of European and Jewish history seen through the beguiling members of the Spinoza family.” The Elixir of Immortality blends truth and fiction in tragic tales that prove “the only thing that can possibly give human beings immortality on this earth: our ability to remember.”