16 Books to Watch for in June 2011

A haunting novel of one man's fatal mistake, a guide to the impeccable style of Frenchwomen, and more riveting reads.
My American Unhappiness

My American Unhappiness

288 pages; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
An academically brilliant but otherwise clueless narrator desperately searches for a wife. So funny you may miss this novel's slyly profound message.

— Karen Holt