Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies is about a family coming to terms with the unthinkable: the death of a mother. Playful and funny, profound and heart-breaking, this is a daring debut about motherhood, anatomy, language and the darkness within us all.
Maraid watches her son, James, striding out across the grass, a bottle of milk for each of their visitors in hand. her mother-in-law still knits socks for men who will never wear them.
The visitors are here to paint, to record, to celebrate - so they say - this island and its purity, the language all but vanished across the water.
From the author of the Booker Prize-shortlisted His Bloody Project, Case Study is a fast-paced, often humorous novel of mind-bending brilliance - a dazzling investigation into sanity, identity and truth itself.
From Hernan Diaz, Pulitzer finalist and author of In the Distance, Trust is a novel of extraordinary ambition and scope, told in four parts that slowly reveal the real woman behind the stories written about her by others. For fans of Kate Atkinson, and Donna Tartt, Trust is an American classic in the making.
The Trees opens with a series of brutal murders in the town of Money, Mississippi. When a pair of state detectives from arrive they meet resistance from locals and officials alike. The murders present a puzzle: at each crime scene there is a second dead body - a man who resembles Emmett Till, a black boy lynched in the same town 65 years before.