Books tagged: Narrative Theme: Politics

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A Knife in the Sky

By Marie-Célie Agnant
Translated by Katia Grubisic

In A Knife in the Sky, a journalist's decision to talk and a student?s desire to know puts them in the crosshairs of a murderous dictatorship. As the novel opens, Mika is dangerously engaged in the pursuit of truth during Haiti?s first Duvalier regime. Nearly thirty years later, ... Read more

Across the Face of the Storm

By Jerome R. Adams

This is an apprenticeship novel, the story of Isabel Cooper, 17, and her 15-year-old brother, Frederick. In early 1911, they leave their Georgetown home after the sudden death of their Mexican mother. They are determined to find their father, a college professor who – like ... Read more

Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons

By Jocelyn Cullity

Winner of the 2018 American Bookfest Best Book Award for Historical Fiction
Shortlisted for the 2018 GOETHE Book Awards for Post-1750s Historic Fiction
Shortlisted for the 2018 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize
Finalist for the 2018 International Book Award for Historical Fiction ... Read more

La Brigantessa

By Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli

Winner of the 2019 IPPY Gold Medal for Historical Fiction; Finalist for the 2019 Northern Lit Award; Shortlisted for the 2019 Fred Kerner Book Award; Winner of the 2019 International Book Awards (Best Cover Design - Fiction)

La Brigantessa is based on true events in the aftermath ... Read more

Magnetic Dogs

By Bruce Meyer

Magnetic Dogs is a collection of short stories that examines how displaced individuals – those who have been snatched out of their time and place – struggle to adapt and reinvent themselves in an entirely new context or re-establish themselves in their former situations. ... Read more

Proof I Was Here

By Becky Blake

Days after arriving in Barcelona, Niki’s world is upended when her fiancé calls off the engagement. Unwilling to face a looming assault charge in Toronto, she turns to life on the streets. Living among pickpockets, squatters and graffiti artists in a city she barely knows, ... Read more

Slouching Towards Innocence

By Ron Norman

Malcolm Bidwell is young, smart, and ambitious--and he's just been hired by mistake by newly elected Premier Steven Davis as his "go-to guy" for every political mess that needs cleaning up. And there are plenty of messes--from a cabinet minister caught in a vice sting to the ... Read more

South

By Babak Lakghomi

South is a haunting and hallucinatory reimagination of life in a world under totalitarianism, and an individual’s quest for truth, agency, and understanding.

B, a journalist, travels to the South of an unnamed desert country for a mysterious mission to write a report about ... Read more