Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Six top books about characters in impossible situations

Adam Johnson is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Orphan Master's Son and the newly released story story collection Fortune Smiles.

One of his six powerful books about characters in impossible situations, as shared at The Week magazine:
Girl at War by Sara Nović

This powerful, gorgeous debut novel moves back and forth in time from the protagonist's childhood experience of civil war in the Balkans to her postwar attempt to live a normal life in New York. Haunted and adrift, she must return to Croatia to confront the secrets she left behind there.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue