Our Year in Reading: Read Around the World
One of our favorite things about books is getting to hear from other voices and cultures around the world. Here are some of our favorite recent novels from all around the world. Travel from your armchair!
A thoughtful portrayal of the horrors of state surveillance. Things and people are disappearing, along with the memories that such things ever existed. An excellent novel from one of Japan’s most exciting novelists.
Elana Ferrante is back with her first new work of fiction in five years. Experience this sweeping novel about a girl on the cusp of adolescence in a divided Naples. Sure to delight readers of her ever popular Neapolitan Novels.
Set in Nigeria, this is a powerful novel. Even though you know from the title that the main character, Vivek, is dead, you can't help but be captivated by the storytelling and pulled along right by its tragic conclusion.