New Book Releases: October 15, 2019

Each Monday, I’ll catalog the biggest and most exciting adult and YA fiction — and the occasional nonfiction — coming out that week.

WILD GAME, Adrienne Brodeur. A memoir about a young girl who helps orchestrate her mother’s affair with her father’s best friend, and the decades of aftermath. Indiebound, Amazon.

OLIVE, AGAIN, Elizabeth Strout. Sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning Olive Kitteridge, about a woman and the town in Maine in which she lives. Indiebound, Amazon.

THE NEVER TILTING WORLD, Rin Chupeco. In this YA fantasy, the daughters of two enemy goddesses must unite to save their countries: one cloaked in everlasting night, the other burned by incessant day. Indiebound, Amazon.

YOUR HOUSE WILL PAY, Steph Cha. Two Angeleno families are forced to contend with history in the wake of violence that leaves the city shaken. Indiebound, Amazon.

WAR GIRLS, Tochi Onyebuchi. In the year 2172, much of the world has been decimated by nuclear war and climate change, chasing the lucky into space. When two sisters are torn apart by war, they’ll do anything to reunite in this YA sci-fi. Indiebound, Amazon.

THE MAN WHO SAW EVERYTHING, Deborah Levy. In 1988, a historian on his way to East Berlin is grazed by a car in London, altering the trajectory of his life. From the Booker-nominated author of Hot Milk. Indiebound, Amazon.

GOOD THINGS HAPPEN TO PEOPLE YOU HATE, Rebecca Fishbein. Essays from the former editor of Gothamist and current contributor to Jezebel. Indiebound, Amazon.

CATCH AND KILL, Ronan Farrow. The story of how the Harvey Weinstein revelations were stymied by NBC News before ending up at The New Yorker. Indiebound, Amazon.

I’m a columnist for OneZero, where I write about the intersection of health & tech. Also seen at Elemental, The Atlantic, VICE, and Vox. Brooklyn, NY.

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