Two More Tomes to Treasure
The sun is shining. The sea is blue. The kids have disappeared. A cushy cruise ship holiday devolves into a full-blown crisis in Maile Meloy’s gripping new novel, Do Not Become Alarmed (Riverhead). The tale of two families’ disastrous joint vacation reveals the choices made by parents and children forced to navigate uncharted waters.
What do you get when you cross Moby
Dick with Karl Ove Knausgaard? A salty, true struggle to capture an enormous, toxin-filled shark in the Norwegian deep. In Shark Drunk: The Art of Catching a Large Shark from a Tiny Rubber Dinghy in a Big Ocean (Knopf), polymath (historian, journalist, photographer, writer) Morten Strøksnes crafts a phantasmagoric buddy comedy of a fish tale.