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Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
Sara Marcus
Granta en español 11: Los mejores narradores jovenes en español
Carlos Yushimito del Valle, Andrés Felipe Solano, Federico Falco, Matías Néspolo, Andrés Ressia Colino, Carlos Labbé, Rodrigo Hasbún, Pablo Gutiérrez, Javier Montes, Lucía Puenzo, Samanta Schweblin, Oliverio Coelho, Pola Oloixarac, Elvira Navarro, John Freeman, Antoni

The Graveyard Apartment: A Novel

The Graveyard Apartment: A Novel - Mariko Koike, Deborah Boliver Boehm The (few) japanese translations I've read have had a rhythm of internal monologue and speech that I find really soothing, and I'm not sure if it has something to do with the structure of Japanese itself, but it lent an even quality to the tone of the events in this story that heightened the weirdness of what was going on. Some things this supernatural story has going for it include: atmosphere (I could feel the basement, I swear), commitment to sending its characters to the bleak fate that the terrorizing spirits demand, and not trying to provide a pat explanation for what is going on either.