The Only Book You Need to Read This Month
Two reporters on the mysterious and moving history of autism..Darryl
Pinckney's glittering, claustrophobic portrait of life in 1980s Berlin,
ten international gems to pick up now and more.
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Translated by Natasha Wimmer
The players: painter Caravaggio and poet Quevedo. The game: Renaissance tennis. The ball: made of Anne Boleyn's hair. The stakes: Western civilization itself. The medium: a novel without boundaries.
— Dotun Akintoye