According to the New York Times, there are plenty of options this week. Ottessa Moshfegh, author of the acclaimed novel EILEEN (Which I am currently reading....no opinion yet) has published a collection of short stories, HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD.
Lucinda Rosenfeld's new novel satirizes liberal Brooklynites and their pieties about class and race. Plus, André Aciman has a new novel....And Marilyn Stasio's Crime column looks at a debut medical mystery, another thriller with "girl" in the title, and a chilly suspense novel by Randall Silvis.
IDAHO by first time author Emily Ruskovich, has been described as a beautifully written lyrical book that almost reads like poetry.
IDAHO by Emily Ruskovich
Set in the wilderness of northern Idaho, Emily Ruskovich’s haunting debut novel Idaho is told from the perspectives of married couple Ann and Wade, and Wade’s first wife, Jenny, who is now in prison. Though Wade’s memory is now fading from early onset dementia, Ann tries to unravel the mystery of what exactly happened to Wade, his ex-wife, and their daughters, and the tragic, shocking act that shattered their lives.
Publication date: Jan. 3