THE TEETH-SINKERS

Time to dou­ble down and get comfy

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Moonglow, Michael Chabon (Fourth Es­tate, $39.99)

This is part mem­oir, part fic­tion, based on the au­thor’s own ex­pe­ri­ences with death. The Pulitzer-win­ner re­turns with a story that stems from a deathbed con­fes­sional that then takes the reader through the twen­ti­eth cen­tury.

Harm­less Like You, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan (Scep­tre, $32.99)

A de­but novel that will grab you by the pan­taloons and shake you, this read fol­lows the tale of a Ja­panese girl in the ’70s with her sights set on be­ing an artist, and her son in the present day, try­ing to con­front the mother who aban­doned him.

Gem­ina, Amie Kauf­man and Jay Kristoff (Allen & Un­win, $22.99)

Writ­ten in the form of prose, mixed with con­ver­sa­tions, emails and graph­ics, you’ll fo­cus on the pro­tag­o­nists liv­ing on a space sta­tion dur­ing an in­ter­ga­lac­tic war. Start with Il­lu­mi­nae if not al­ready read…

You Will Not Have My Hate, An­toine Leiris (Harvill Secker, $23)

An­toine’s wife, Hélène, was killed in the Bat­a­clan theatre in last year’s Paris ter­ror at­tacks. This book is his story of the last year cop­ing with his wife’s death, with their son, Melvil. You’ll cry. You will.

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