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Colson Whitehead
Harlem Shuffle

Breaking with the much-needed, but often painful plunges into US history of the author’s previous novels, the portrayal of the Harlem Shuffle, and the reading experience as a whole are – as intended by the author – predominantly light-hearted and entertaining. It is a heist novel set in 1960s Harlem.

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Tabish Khair
The Thing About Thugs

A complex and frank story unfolds set in 1830s London, tracing a series of strange murders in which the victims are beheaded. Amir Ali from India becomes entangled in the happenings and explains his perspective of things.

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Noah Sow
The Black Madonna

A relaxing mother-daughter holiday in Bavaria suddenly turns into an exciting investigation of criminal activity and a humorous critical commentary on so-called German values.

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