B&N Winter 2016 Discover Picks
Barnes & Noble’s Winter 2016 Discover Great New Writers program includes five Macmillan titles!
CITY OF THORNS by Ben Rawlence
What Katherine Boo’s BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS did for the slums of Mumbai, India, CITY OF THORNS does for a massive refugee camp in Kenya, near the border with Somalia. This important new work has already received two starred, rave reviews: “By combining his own experiences with interviews with residents of Dabaab, he makes the human rights crisis—rarely covered in the media—vivid and immediate for readers.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review
ROSALIE LIGHTNING by Tom Hart
Eisner-nominated cartoonist Hart’s beautiful and touching graphic memoir about the untimely death of his young daughter, Rosalie, has received three rave, starred reviews, and is a January 2015 Indie Next pick! “Beautiful and gut-wrenching…a gift to every reader and to anyone who has grieved.” — Library Journal, starred review
SHELTER by Jung Yun
A debut novel that weaves a bloody mystery with domestic drama into a layered portrait of race, class, money, marriage and more. “In her intense debut, Jung explores the powerful legacy of familial violence and the difficulty of finding the strength and grace to forgive.” — Publishers Weekly
CONSEQUENCE by Eric Fair
In this unprecedented memoir, a man questions his faith, his morality, and his country as he recounts his experience as an interrogator in Iraq. “An act of incredible bravery.” — Phil Klay, National Book Award-winning author of REDEPLOYMENT
THE FIRST BOOK OF CALAMITY LEEK by Paula Lichtarowicz
A singular, beguiling debut about sixteen girls raised in a Garden on a diet of show tunes and twisted creation myths, who begin to ask questions about the world beyond their Wall of Safekeeping.