New Year New Books: Natalia's first picks of 2019

My 2019 picks.

Katalin Street

Magda Szabó, translated by Len Rix

From the publisher:

The lives of three intertwined families in prewar Budapest are shattered in the German occupation – by the bestselling author of THE DOOR.

Who Killed My Father

Edouard Louis, translated by Lorin Stein

From the publisher:

Who Killed My Father is the story of a tough guy – the story of the little boy I never was. The story of my father. Told with the fire of a writer determined on social ...


Max Porter

Daniel Soar writes:

Sometimes you just have to think of England. It may be embarrassing, it may be awful, but it exists. Max Porter’s Lanny – his second novel – is partly about an idea of ...

On the Come Up

Angie Thomas

From the publisher:

No. 1 New York Times bestseller “[An] exuberant, exquisitely intimate novel.” The New York Times “Passionate and powerful.” Metro “Pure magic.” The Observer ...