An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

An American Marriage, as the title suggests, is simply a story of a marriage in America. But as Tayari Jones reveals that although the characters could be like everyday Americans — ambitious, artistic, hardworking — the misery that befalls them would not happen to...

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

Convenience Store Woman is the story of a woman’s attempt to conform to a world she doesn’t understand but knows to be exacting and unforgiving. Keiko Furukura has worked part-time at a convenience store since she was eighteen. Now, she is thirty-six and her friends...

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Life offers up these moments of joy despite everything, Sally Rooney writes in Normal People and this book is such an offering.     Normal People is a celebration of people, normal or otherwise, relationships, and above all: friendship. Friendship between a boy and a...