by Katie Kitamura
Reviewed by Linda:
A woman of many languages moves to The Hague to work as an interpreter at the World Court in this novel that was named one of the New York Times top ten books of 2021. Soon, she is interpreting for a former president accused of horrific crimes. In her personal life, she also confronts power, love, and violence. She is ultimately forced to rethink her life and its meaning.