All tagged fiction

The Buddha in the Attic

You may remember Otsuka from her debut novel, When the Emperor Was Divine, about the life of a Japanese-American family during World War II. This follow up is not as critically praised as the first, but captures a wider swath of experience.

The Witches of New York

The core of the story is about persecution and hysteria over women's autonomy, and McKay does a wondrous job of crafting a New York where magic lingers just under the surface.

Black Moses

Long-listed for the Man Booker International Prize, Mabanckou tells the tale of Moses, an orphan in the Congo Republic. He escapes the Congo orphanage to Pointe-Noire, where he falls in with thieves, and then leaves them to work for a kind brothel owner.

The Patriots

Sana Krasikov's debut novel, The Patriots, is an epic family saga stretching between Brooklyn and Moscow from the turn of the twentieth century to 2008.