18 Brilliant Books for Fall
Gary Shteyngart's novel about a boorish Wall Streeter on a hilarious and heartbreaking trip across America, an education from historian Jill Lepore on the narrative of the United States, mind-expanding works of pulp fiction and philosophy, and more.
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Waiting for Eden
In this slim, evocative novel, a severely burned Marine remains in a three-year coma while his wife, Mary, awaits his recovery. The omniscient narrator is a fellow soldier infatuated with Mary; how he knows the things he does is just one of the plot's puzzles.
— Michelle Hart