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BuzzFeed Books’ 2016 Picks

BuzzFeed Books recently listed the 27 Most Exciting Books Coming In 2016 and Macmillan proudly publishes 6 of them!

THE LOST TIME ACCIDENTS by John Wray
On sale: February 9
John Wray’s THE LOST TIME ACCIDENTS is a wild, sweeping adventure through time, science, and one family’s curious legacy. When Waldemar “Waldy” Tolliver wakes up one day to find that he has been exiled from the flow of time, he desperately searches for a way back but must also reconcile with his family’s secrets and a failed romance.

WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell
Available Now
Garth Greenwell’s debut novel WHAT BELONGS TO YOU aches with desire and tenderness: an American professor in Bulgaria encounters a male prostitute named Mitko in a public bathroom, beginning a complex sexual relationship between the two that will have enormous ramifications for them both. Lyrical and haunting, WHAT BELONGS TO YOU is a rumination on lust, shame, violence, and the ways in which sexual and emotional pain stays with and shapes us.

BULLIES: A FRIENDSHIP by Alex Abramovich
On sale: March 8
Alex Abramovich’s BULLIES is the provocative account of a most unusual friendship: Decades after elementary school, Abramovich encounters his childhood bully in California, who is now the president of a motorcycle club in Oakland. Thought-provoking and fearless, BULLIES offers sharp insight into violence, masculinity, and the history and future of one of America’s most dangerous cities.

WHAT LIES BETWEEN US by Nayomi Munaweera
On sale: February 16
Nayomi Munaweera’s WHAT LIES BETWEEN US is the tragic story of a young girl in Sri Lanka who flees to America with her mother after her father’s death. Despite reinventing herself in a new country, she still carries the demons of her past, which finally lead her to commit an unthinkable act. Told from inside her prison cell, WHAT LIES BETWEEN US is a dark, gripping testament to the ways in which childhood trauma can continue to haunt us long into adulthood.

BLACKASS by A. Igoni Barrett
On sale: March 1
Set in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, A. Igoni Barrett’s provocative novel BLACKASS is a searing satire about a Nigerian man who wakes up one day as a white man. A brilliant, contemporary reworking of Kafka’s Metamorphosis, BLACKASS is an insightful commentary on race, identity, and modern-day Nigeria.

HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer
On sale: September 6
HERE I AM is Jonathan Safran Foer’s first new novel in over a decade. Set in Washington, HERE I AM follows a Jewish family on the verge of falling apart while on the other side of the world, life in the Middle East is shattered by a devastating earthquake, and an invasion in Israel.

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