“Thrown Into Nature” by Milen Ruskov (Open Letter Books, US, 2011)

“Thrown Into Nature” by Milen Ruskov (Open Letter Books, US, 2011)

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A humorous picaresque set in sixteenth-century Spain, Thrown into Nature tells the story of Dr. Nicolás Monardes, whose medical treatise “Of the Tabaco and His Great Vertues” was partially responsible for introducing tobacco to Europe. His Portuguese assistant, Da Silva, narrates the absurd adventures of the wealthy

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“The Same Night Awaits Us All” by Hristo Karastoyanov (Open Letter Books, US, 2018)

“The Same Night Awaits Us All” by Hristo Karastoyanov (Open Letter Books, US, 2018)

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In June of 1923, a military coup established Aleksandar Tsankov as the new leader of Bulgaria. His fascist policies—especially aimed at the Bulgarian Communist Party—led to the failed September Uprising and an extended period of martial law.

At that same time, Geo Milev—one of Bulgaria’s most beloved poets—started a

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