Bomb Island: A Novel

By Stephen Hundley

Bomb Island: A Novel

In this solid debut, an underwater explosive isn’t the only thing about to blow.

Concerning the Future of Souls: 99 Stories of Azrael

An insightful, sometimes inscrutable collection of tales.

The Heart in Winter: A Novel

A darkly ebullient tale from the master of comical tragedy.

The Burning Land

By David O. Stewart

The Burning Land

The Civil War comes vividly to life in this gripping tale.

The Cautious Traveller’s Guide to the Wastelands: A Novel

Excessive ambiguity derails this ambitious train tale.

Whale Fall: A Novel

By Elizabeth O’Connor

Whale Fall: A Novel

A restrained, beautiful story of an island nearly smothered by isolation.

Demoiselles of Numidia

By Mohamed Leftah; translated by Lara Vergnaud

Demoiselles of Numidia

Prostitutes and pimps navigate their world in 1990s Morocco.

Parade: A Novel

By Rachel Cusk

Parade: A Novel

A provocative, not wholly satisfying meditation on art.