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.
The Pale King

The Pale King

560 pages; Little, Brown and Company
The late author's brilliance sparkles in this unfinished but expansive novel (pieced together from manuscripts after his death) set in an IRS office in Peoria, Illinois.
— Karen Holt