Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Six top recent books on the lives of others

Joyce Carol Oates's new book is DIS MEM BER and Other Stories of Mystery and Suspense. At The Week magazine she tagged "six recent works of fiction that affirm the capacity of great authors to imagine their way into others' lives," including:
The Good Lieutenant by Whitney Terrell

Before writing his third novel, Whitney Terrell twice worked as an embedded reporter during the recent U.S. war in Iraq. The Good Lieutenant, published last year, explores the tragic complexities of the war from the perspective of a young female Army lieutenant from the Midwest.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue