This realistic novel about a collegiate love triangle develops into a fascinating genre-bender about time travel and mental illness.
Perhaps because of her acting background, French has a knack for creating layered, multi-dimensional characters and distinctive voices.
Tiphanie Yanique's debut novel is both a family saga and an unusual love story. It seems likely to become a classic of Caribbean American literature.
Elizabeth Lunbeck's The Americanization of Narcissism describes how this misunderstood concept has been inextricably woven into the fabric of American culture for decades.
Jane's is the tourist's world of "towering eucalyptus smelling of mint" and an evening sun "cracked in a marble sky". Esther's is a world is full of violence and the fear of dying at any minute.