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Book Previews Notable Articles Editor July 11, 7 books mentioned 10 31 min read It's the second most wonderful time of the year: Below you will find just shy of 80 wonderful books to get you from July to December We've got new titles from big names Erdrich!
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July Made for Love by Alissa Nutting: Now at last, Klam is publishing his debut novel, about a has-been cartoonist who leaves his family behind to teach at a weeklong arts conference where he rekindles an affair with one of his students, the unhappy wife of a Wall Street titan.
Thandi is caught between black and white, America and South Africa. When she loses her mother, she has to try to connect the dislocated pieces of her life. She teaches literature and creative writing, her work has appeared in Zoetrope: She's got a two-book deal. A whole world is hidden from us.
Their war remains unknown I want to write the history of that war. She also co-wrote the powerful, artful film White Material with Claire Denis.
Niloo flees Iran, leaving her father behind, and grows up in Europe. What more could you ask for?
Kaulie Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney: In Rooney's debut novel, former lovers and current best friends Frances and Bobbi are Trinity College students turned spoken word artists who become entangled in the lives of Melissa and Nick, an older married couple with married-people problems.
Much has been made of Rooney's age she was born inand her sharp, funny dialogue.
Her editor calls her the "Salinger for the Snapchat generation" and in its review, The Guardian notes, "Her hyperarticulate characters may fail to communicate their fragile selves, but Rooney does it for them in a voice distinctively her own.
There he is confronted by an ancient goat herder bearing wisdom that trust is a hard-won commodity, and once violated, often too fragile to ever be redeemed.
A reliably literate, fluid Margaret Jull Costa translation makes for a gripping read. A long essay exploring, of all things, a mime. In this hybrid work of memoir-criticism, prolific writer and Year in Reading alumna Danticat reflects on the death of her mother, part of a longer meditation on the way that artists cope with death.
Khong, who was an editor at Lucky Peach, brings us a debut novel about a year-old woman who's moved back home with her parents to help with her father's Alzheimer's.
Told in short vignettes that span a single year, Goodbye, Vitamin has, according to Justin Taylor, "breathed fresh life into the slacker comedy, the family drama, and the campus novel.
Khong writes heartbreaking family drama with charm, perfect prose, and deadpan humor. Fermor, who died inis perhaps best known for the books chronicling his youthful tramp across Interwar Europe—drinking and frolicking and picking up a half-dozen languages along the way.
Here, in his only novel originally published inthe action is concentrated on the island of Saint Jacques, whose French aristocracy is in the midst of Mardi Gras revels.
A volcano looms over the picturesque town in carnival, an outsized force of nature in this slender work as florid as it is fun. In short order, the two get enlisted to work as ruthless eviction-movers, which leads inevitably to one homeowner seeking revenge. That is my attempt to question and honor one of the major ideas of fiction, which is that fiction should lead up to an epiphany.
One of Korea's most prolific and celebrated authors brings us a new novel, translated by Krys Lee, about two young men on the streets of Seoul: Jae, who is abandoned as a baby and becomes a leader of a powerful motorcycle gang, and Dongyu, who runs away from home as a teenager to follow Jae.
Daniel Defoe and Thomas Nashe, writers who followed their stories and themes into whatever haunted, humid dark corners they found, and who weren't afraid to linger in those places to see what else might be there.
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