Susanna Clarke weaves magic into her readers’ lives.
Sean Gandert’s novel asks us to decide if a man is a saint or a sham.
Daniel Hornsby’s debut novel has a wonderful road-trippy feeling.
Transcendent Kingdom explores an immigrant neuroscientist’s complicated relationship with evangelical Christianity.
Everything in Jack is a marvel.
Brit Bennett’s novel explores racial passing, gender transition, and family trauma.
A story of survival in the face of termination
The dystopian novel feels about 15 minutes away from becoming reality.
Chelsea Bieker's Godshot drips with truth about motherhood, faith, and power.
TaraShea Nesbit’s novel about the Mayflower pilgrims and their conflicts
In Gun Island, Amitav Ghosh practices what he preached in The Great Derangement.
Kiley Reid’s novel about race, class, and good intentions that miss the point
Alice Hoffman’s Holocaust novel collapses the boundaries between reality and fantasy.
A sneak peek at the CC staff’s Christmas gift list
Colson Whitehead dramatizes a horrifying piece of historical reality.