Labyrinth – Burhan Sönmez
by Will Preston
Labyrinth is the mystery novel at its most existential, in which the person who has disappeared is the protagonist himself, in which the mystery is the greatest of them all.
Oval – Elvia Wilk
This is OVAL’s central joke, and also its most cutting observation: in our current age of convenience culture and mass gentrification, what does it take to live an ethical life?
The Book of Collateral Damage – Sinan Antoon
Paper is flammable, after all, and to count the dead would take a lifetime.
Dark Constellations – Pola Oloixarac
In Oloixarac’s hands, this world is one in which the boundaries between humans, plants, and animals have already begun to dissolve.
Dead Girls – Alice Bolin
The book should’ve been called anything other than DEAD GIRLS.