Recent Books and Authors 2016Current books and authors 2016
Those books have been in the 2016-17 news for some reason or another. Their most recent book "Magic: A Novel" was published in July 2016.
10 best books of 2016
Mahayan's novel, a brilliant, disastrous and erratic novel for the National Book Award, begins with a Kashmiri terrorism strike on a Delhi store and then follows the life of those affected. Through small changes of perspectives, the novel (winner of the National Book Award in Fiction) dares to new places in the story of enslavement, or rather to places where it actually has something new to say: about America's fundamental sin and the way in which the dark story is stole by whites.
Hans' disturbing novel describes a apparently common homemaker - described by her man as "inconspicuous in every way" - as a veggie after a horrible one. With this thrifty and graceful rendering of the Korean language in pointed and lively English, Han retains Han's pervasive research into whether real virginity is possible in a malicious and bloodied state.
$21. From Stefan Hertmans. Influenced by the memoirs and memories of his grandpa, a man who was a soldier in the army during World War I, Hertmans wrote with great persuasion reminding of W.G. Sebald as he explored the places where storytelling power, invention and gambling converge. Hertmans has woven his grandfather's tales into reports of his own trips to places that marked the old man's evolution as a spouse, and as an artiste, and has published a masterful volume on memories, arts, love world warfare.
The Pantheon Books. By 1980 Charles and David Koch ruled that they would invest large sums of their wealth in the election of conservative leaders at all political tiers, and the US political arena was never the same. For five years Mayer has been involved with the Koch brothers' work, and the outcome is this thoroughly researched, well-documented work.
Desmond's sensitive and carefully investigated volume introduces the notion of " exploiting " back into the discussion of wealth and misery and shows how displacement and imprisonment can burn a man for his lifetime. When Faludi found out that her alienated and older dad had gone through a sex change, this signalled the re-establishment of a troubled relation in 2004.
Your dad was a Hungarian Holocaust survivor and Leni Riefenstahl freak, stabbing a man her mom saw and using the event to prevent support payments. Faludi - long known for her feministic journalistship - tries to conciliate Steven, the overpowering male master, whom her dad once was, with Stefánie, the old lady she became, in this lavish, captivating and finally lavish memoirs.
Books/Henry Holt & Company. Matar's sire, Jaballa Matar - a famous critical of the Muammar el-Qaddafi government - was kidnapped in 1990 in custody and handed over to the Libyan state. If Jaballa died six years later in a jail collision is not possible to know; he just disappear.
When Hisham Matar came back to Libya in early 2012, in the short honeymoons after the fall of Qaddafi and before the recent summer conflict, and his exceptional memories of that period are so much more: a contemplation of the comfort of the arts, an examination of the authoritarian and a passionate work of lament.