Künstlers in Paradise: A Novel
By Cathleen Schine
A family’s riveting, multigenerational saga unspools amid the pandemic lockdown.
By Bruce Clark
A detailed if not altogether necessary new history.
North to Paradise
By Ousman Umar; translated by Kevin Gerry Dunn
A slim, sobering tale of one man’s journey to the “Land of the Whites.”
The American Way: A True Story of Nazi Escape, Superman, and Marilyn Monroe
By Helene Stapinski and Bonnie Siegler
A sensational tale of gumption, luck, and celebrity.
The Sun Walks Down: A Novel
By Fiona McFarlane
A young boy, like the community around him, is swallowed by the outback.
Riding to Arms
By Charles Caramello
An homage to the mighty steed and the works inspired by it.
By NoViolet Bulawayo
This searing fable of corruption in Zimbabwe conjures Orwell.
Syntax of the River: The Pattern Which Connects
By Barry Lopez and Julia Martin
A late master leaves us this gorgeous ode to the natural world.