Dazzling New Books to Pick Up This Month
A cornucopia of irresistible new reads—including Marilynne Robinson's wrenching new novel and a modern-day fable set in Dubai.
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Yale University Press
If you haven't heard of this year's Nobel Prize winner for literature, Patrick Modiano, you're not alone. His books are relatively unknown outside his native France, but his portrayals of wartime France and the 1960s read like black-and-white photographs—haunting, wistful, and unforgettable. Start with the prize winner's newest novel to be translated into English.
— Leigh Newman