“This fresh comic thriller is entertaining from start to finish. Raina’s bright voice shines through thanks to his narrator’s unique viewpoint and perceptive observations.”
“Muñoz Molina writes in the first person about his own life.
“one tightly connected braid of liberty/imprisonment in forms that are political, physical, societal, emotional, and psychological.
Life is full of contradictions and paradoxes, and the course on which one sets out almost always leads to an unintended destination, lessons that are on full display in Joshua Henkin’s new novel
“The Killing Hills probes the darkness in both land and families, along with the limits of forgiveness. It’s not just a fine and unforgettable crime novel.
“The Ocean in Winter is a compelling, well-written debut . . .”
“Animals is not light reading, but the writing is strong and the characters and story believable.”
“beautifully written. Thomson is a master of description, often erotic description.”
The premise of this novel about a couple in their fifties, who make a pact with each other to off themselves on their 80th birthday, is a study of themes that author Lionel Shriver investigates in
Did you ever believe your life was perfect only to find out it's not? Cassie Costas's life in Manhattan is wonderful.
“captivating, thoughtful, and tense, a great read for those who enjoy psychological thrillers and complex puzzles. Highly recommended.”
“Graham Norton is a masterful storyteller. The layered crafting of Home Stretch is rife with pithy innuendo and story-driving personality.
“Matthew Clark Davison’s Doubting Thomas is an absorbing story of a gay man who finally learns to love.”
“The Chosen and the Beautiful offers up a lush glimpse of decadence and corruption, interrogating America’s dark history through the eyes of a narrator it is impossible to forget.”
Meeting in Positano: A Novel by Goliarda Sapienza (1924–1996) is a disorienting experience for anyone who likes their fact and fiction to be distinct genres.
“Helen Oyeyemi’s craft improves with each successive novel.
“Whether Jim Shepard is a prophet or just a great writer with a clever concept, we’ll probably never really know.
In the summer of 1981 came the New York Times’ article about “Forty-one homosexuals turning up in emergency rooms with a spectrum of mysterious and lethal symptoms.” Forty years later ther
“A skillful blending of magic and mayhem, the supernatural with the mundane.
A young, Black woman in Parsons, Georgia, raised by her grandmother and living somewhat contentedly in a community of God-fearing good folk comes of age in 1936, surrounded by a world built on slav
“Complex and moving, this read will get one thinking.”
“If you have two days that you’re not using for anything in particular—well, even if you have plans, put them away, pick up this book—they will be two days well spent.”
“Salih has the potential to be a good writer.
“Sometimes the highway doesn’t take you all that far.”
“Of Women and Salt is a beautifully written novel that turns like a kaleidoscope in the light, illuminating the blurry delineation of who is an insider and who an outsider.”