April 2017 Feature
by Hamid Ismailov
translated by Carol Ermakova
Our pick for April is a sweeping novel of identity and place, told one subway stop at a time. From the back:
Mbobo is the kind of character you want to hold close -- kind yet tragic, fragile yet unassailable -- and his voice shines through with the language of a poet. The Underground will stay with you long after you put it down.
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