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Grove Atlantic

Ghost Music


An Yu’s sophomore novel, Ghost Music, is a mysterious work that combines mushrooms and music, memory and self-discovery. Song Yan, the protagonist, is a concert pianist who begins to be haunted by dreams …

Penguin Books

My Year of Rest and Relaxation


Ottessa Moshfegh’s 2018 novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, follows the existence of an unnamed narrator as she attempts a kind of hibernation thanks to prescription medications. Living on the Upper …

Quirk Books

My Best Friend’s Exorcism


Written by Grady Hendrix, My Best Friend’s Exorcism combines horror, adventure, comedy and ’80s nostalgia for a story that ultimately celebrates friendship. Set in 1988 Charleston, the tale of high school sophomores …


June Newton Best Seller


David Owen’s new book, June Newton Best Seller, is the story of a floor manager at a regional department store. While it may seem her life is dull, it’s anything but. Filled …

Penguin Random House

The Return of Faraz Ali


Aamina Ahmad pays exacting attention to her characters’ psychological nuances in her debut novel, The Return of Faraz Ali. The neo-noir novel tells the tale of a Faraz Ali who was taken …

Macmillan Publishers

Four Treasures of the Sky


Jenny Tinghui Zhang’s debut novel Four Treasures of the Sky is a surreal epic underpinned by Chinese folklore and American history. It follows the journey of heroine Daiyu who is kidnapped and …

Penguin Random House

Sea of Tranquility


Emily St John Mandel’s sixth novel Sea of Tranquility playfully and indulgently bends time travel, metaphysics and grief. The science fiction novel juggles an ambitious amount: a young man in 1912 exiled to the …

Simon and Schuster

Love Marriage


What begins as a romantic and oftentimes comedic story of love turns into a deeper examination of class, politics and cultural difference in Monica Ali’s Love Marriage. Bengali protagonist Yasmin Ghorami is …