Ordinary Monsters: A Novel

A rich new fantasy series gets off to a captivating start.

Horse: A Novel

By Geraldine Brooks

Horse: A Novel

A sweeping look at race — and racing — in America.

Shoko’s Smile

By Choi Eunyoung; translated by Sung Ryu

Shoko’s Smile

Melancholy permeates this spare, insightful collection from South Korea.

Jobs for Girls with Artistic Flair: A Novel

A queer, awkward teen longs to become a tattooist in 1980s New York.

Kalmann: An Icelandic Mystery

By Joachim B. Schmidt; translated by Jamie Lee Searle

Kalmann: An Icelandic Mystery

Set in a remote fishing village, this whodunit has a surprising amount of heart.

We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies: A Novel

This multi-generational saga follows the travails of Tibetan exiles.

Avalon: A Novel

By Nell Zink

Avalon: A Novel

Ironic detachment keeps the emotional stakes low in the author’s latest comic tale.

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams

Australia’s most celebrated novelist demands that we stop ignoring climate change, but it’s a repetitive lecture.