9 New Books We Recommend This Week

9 New Books We Recommend This Week

Our recommended books this week take you from the depths of the ocean to the heights of the sky: Brad Fox's “The Bathysphere Book” recounts a fascinating episode of deep-sea exploration in the 1930s (with gorgeous illustrations), and S.C. Gwynne's “His Majesty's Airship” revisits a British dirigible disaster from 1930 that was even deadlier than the notorious crash of the Hindenburg seven years later. We also recommend a true-crime narrative, a book arguing that math and literature have more in common than you might think and, in fiction, new novels by Mary Beth Keane, John Banville, Dolki Min and more. Happy reading. —Gregory Cowles This absorbing by the of “Ask Again, Yes” is about a faltering marriage and a failing bar in a small, not-necessarily-thriving town. The triumph comes in the small, unexpected moments that have a way of standing in for something full of meaning. “It's such a pleasure to sink into Keane's quietly luminous . … She manages to find the extraordinary grace in our achingly ordinary world.” From Janice Y.K. Lee's review On the surface, this smart debut novel (translated from the Korean by Victoria Caudle) is a fun story about an alien who finds men on dating apps and eats them to stay alive. But underneath lies a potent critique of gender norms and an exploration of what it feels like to not fit in your body or your surroundings. “The evident pleasure with which Min has drawn this character makes for a vibrant and memorable fictional encounter with an otherness that's not, in the end, so different.” HarperVia | $26.99 In this time-collapsing and generation-spanning examination of a crime, Belkin turns the stories of three men — a doctor, a police officer and a murder victim — into an intimate study of fate, chance and the meaningful intersections of disparate lives. “Belkin approaches this murder as the culmination of many inflection points — smaller ones that happened long ago. … She's a connoisseur of chance, a dogged observer of the so-called butterfly effect, one random event leading to another.” This hypnotic account […]

Click here to view original page at 9 New Books We Recommend This Week

© 2023, wcadmin. ©2023. All rights reserved, Writers Critique, LLC Unless otherwise noted, all posts remain copyright of their respective authors.

0 Reviews ( 0 out of 0 )

Post your Prose and Poetry NOW! Songwriting, Screenwriting & Stage Plays [coming soon] Post
A note to our visitors

This website has updated its privacy policy in compliance with changes to European Union data protection law, for all members globally. We’ve also updated our Privacy Policy to give you more information about your rights and responsibilities with respect to your privacy and personal information. Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our updated privacy policy.

small c popup

Let's have a chat

Get in touch.

Help us Grow.

Join today – $0 Free

Days :
Hours :
Minutes :