O Magazine's Fall Reading List

This fall brings dark (and delicious) books, from a stunning new mystery that explores the persistence of the past, to a postapocalyptic novel that wonders what happens to those left behind.
The Cat's Table

The Cat's Table

288 pages; Vintage
In this nostalgic, seagoing adventure story, a boy crosses from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) to England without the burden of parental supervision.
— Karen Holt