Pachinko tops every editor’s Best Books of 2017 from The New Yorker to The Washington Post to Vogue. It’s a sweeping historical saga that follows a Korean family for four generations from Korea to Japan. Engrossing, epic, and beautifully written. I have yet to meet a person who thinks this book was just okay.
“Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood — and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.” Universally loved by everyone on my committee who read it.
Nominated for the National Book Award and the Kirkus Prize, “Sing Unburied Sing” by Jesmyn Ward………