ONES TO WATCH
◆ THESE DIVIDING WALLS by FRAN COOPER is a soulful story set in a small Parisian block. Each apartment has a story of love, grief, failure and hope – as in the city, dangerous forces prepare to strike.
◆ SALT HOUSES is a fiercely-told story of a family fleeing and rebuilding their lives in the wake of wars in the Middle East. Author HALA ALYAN asks: can you still be a family when you’re uprooted from your homeland?