10 novels in translation you should know

3. "A Life on Paper: Stories," by Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud (translated from the French by Edward Gauvin)

Châteaureynaud has sometimes been called the Kurt Vonnegut of France. However, this collection of 22 of Châteaureynaud's stories – which are often other-worldly and not infrequently unsettling – may speak to some readers more directly of Kafka.

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