The Wrong End of the Telescope

This ambitious refugee/LGBTQ+ tale rewards patient readers.

The Big Fix: 7 Practical Steps to Save Our Planet

An overwhelming subject is broken into doable, daunting components.

My Life of Crime: Essays and Other Entertainments

This wry collection is by turns witty and poignant.

The Strange Inheritance of Leah Fern: A Novel

An unusual young woman embarks on a journey of self-discovery.

Shirley Hazzard: A Writing Life

An entertaining, edifying look at the underappreciated Australian author.

A Long Way from Douala

By Max Lobe; translated by Ros Schwartz

A Long Way from Douala

Buckle up for a wild, rowdy road trip through Cameroon.

A Carnival of Snackery

By David Sedaris

A Carnival of Snackery

Though witty, this volume isn’t the best starting point for Sedaris neophytes.