While it’s still the midst of winter, here is a list of the seasons most anticipated book releases.
The Bird King, G. Willow Wilson
Award winning author and a vital American Muslim voice, G. Willow Wilson now brings us The Bird King, set during the reign of the last sultan in the Iberian peninsula at the height of the Spanish Inquisition. The story of Fatima, the last emirate of Muslim Spain, and her friend Hassan, who has a secret.
Horizon, Barry Lopez
From National award winning author, a novel that moves through his own travels to six regions of the world, from western Oregon all the way to Antarctica. Horizon voices concerns with humanity today.
The White Card: A Play, Claudia Rankine
A play about the unclear line between black and white lives.
Kaddish.com, Nathan Englander
From Pulitzer finalist and prize-winning author comes a streamlined comic about a son’s failure to say Kaddish for his father.
Ginger Bread, Helen Oyeyemi
Prize winning author Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a tale of a family legacy, where the inheritance is a recipe.
Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, T Kira Madden
A story about trauma and forgiveness, families of blood and affinity and equal parts eulogy and love letter.
The Silk Road, Kathryn Davis
A novel about transience and morality and a community of separate souls coming together.
Lot, Bryan Washington
One of the most anticipated books of 2019. In diverse Houston, the son of a Black mother and Latino Father is coming of age, and discovering he likes boys.
My Lovely Wife, Samantha Downing
A couple whose secret is unlike any other, the only way to keep the marriage interesting after 15 years.
The Other Americans, Laila Lalami
A powerful novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant- a family saga, a murder mystery and a love story.