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

From the publisher:

Everyday lives conjure a tapestry of fabulism and domesticity. This village belongs to the people who live in it and to the people who lived in it hundreds of years ago.

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 ...