Tag Archives: Coming of Age

Brother Alive

by Zain Khalid

From a New York Times Writer to Watch, an astonishing debut novel about family, sexuality, and capitalist systems of control, following three adopted brothers…

Ocean State

by Stewart O'Nan

Set in a working-class town on the Rhode Island coast, O’Nan’s latest is a crushing, beautifully written, and profoundly compelling novel about sisters, mothers,…

Young Mungo

by Douglas Stuart

A story of queer love and working-class families, Young Mungo is the brilliant second novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of Shuggie Bain…

Love in the Big City

by Sang Young Park

A funny, transporting, surprising, and poignant novel that was one of the highest selling debuts of recent years in Korea, Love in the Big City tells the story of a young gay man searching for happiness in the lonely city of Seoul…


by Sayaka Murata

From the beloved author of cult sensation Convenience Store Woman, which has now sold more than a million copies worldwide, comes a spellbinding and otherworldly novel about a young girl who believes she is an alien

Shuggie Bain

by Douglas Stuart

A stunning debut novel by a masterful writer telling the heartwrenching story of a young boy and his alcoholic mother, whose love is only…

The Club

by Takis Wuerger

A runaway international bestseller from a brilliant young German writer, set in the hallowed halls of Cambridge University, The Club is a smoldering story…


by Marcelo Figueras

A man recalls his experience as a ten-year-old boy hiding in a safe house during Argentina’s “Dirty War” in this commanding and spellbinding novel…

Born on a Tuesday

by Elnathan John

From a two-time Caine Prize finalist and Nigerian novelist, an exceptional coming-of-age story about a Muslim boy in remote Nigeria and an intimate look…


by Kathleen Winter

Award-winning Canadian author Kathleen Winter’s Annabel is a stunning debut novel about the family of a mixed-gendered child born into a rural hunting community…