An excerpt from Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, translated from the French by Frank Wynne.
The Main Thing Is to Keep the Front Garden Immaculate
An extract from Beton Rouge by Simone Buchholz, translated from the German by Rachel Ward.
‘Vicky says I’m crazy. She said worse things too last night. But who could blame her?’
The Silk Road
‘The choice of starting point wasn’t important; the important thing was to cycle through the same sequence of edges.’
At Yankee Stadium
‘From a series of linked couples they become one continuous wave, larger all the time.’