Mestiza Power by Conchi León (Mexico)
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Author Andrey Kurkov (a former @PenUkraine president) won a National @bookcritics Circle Award for his novel “Grey Bees,” about a beekeeper living in the “gray zone” in the Donbas, a region torn by conflict between Russian proxies & the Ukrainian military. https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/23/books/national-book-critics-circle-award-2023.html