Deep Riverby Karl Marlantes
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Matterhorn and What It Is Like to Go to War, a rich family saga about Finnish immigrants who settle and tame the Pacific Northwest, set against the early labor movements, World War I, and the upheaval of early twentieth-century America
Gettysburgby Kevin Morris
From the critically acclaimed author of All Joe Knight and White Man’s Problems, a bold and wildly engaging novel about the midlife crisis of an entertainment lawyer in Hollywood, who takes on a part in a Civil War re-enactment in order to escape the monotony of his ordinary life.
Animaliaby Jean-Baptiste Del Amo
A prizewinning and word-of-mouth literary sensation in France, Animalia is an extraordinary epic that retraces the history of a modest French peasant family over the twentieth century as they develop their small plot of land into an industrial pig farm — a visceral, chilling tale of man and beast
Fentanyl, Inc.by Ben Westhoff
A remarkable four-year investigation into the dangerous world of synthetic drugs—from black market drug factories in China to users and dealers on the streets of the U.S. to harm reduction activists in Europe—which reveals for the first time the next wave of the opioid epidemic
Midnight Train to Pragueby Carol Windley
With shades of Amy Bloom’s Away, Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See, and Shirley Hazzard’s classic The Bay of Noon, Carol Windley’s breakout is a timeless tale of friendship, romance, betrayal, and survival set in a Europe torn apart by world war.
The Middleman and Other Storiesby Bharati Mukherjee
“Bharati Mukherjee, in this astonishing second book of short stories, zeroes in on uneasy terrain that no one has looked at with quite so clear an eye since approximately World War II, the queasy crucible in which the American identity itself is alloyed.” –Chicago Tribune