SEVEN NEW BOOKS THAT WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY YOU CAN READ
Logical Family Armistead Maupin HARPER
A memoir from the writer of the novel Tales of the City the rst of his movin nine-volume epic about LGBT friends in ’70s San Francisco. So more of that, but this time real.
Solar ones Mike Mccormack SOHO PRESS
In 2016, this novel was voted Bord G is Ener y Irish book of the year and won the Goldsmith’s Prize, which is for experimental literature. To wit: Solar Bones is one very, very lon sentence, as well as a hymn to smalltown life, written by a host.
The Glass Eye Jeannie Vanasco TIN HOUSE
A memoir about a woman named for her dead sister, whose shadow she can’t seem to escape. Vanasco explores the intricacies of the human psyche with stunnin poi nancy.
Don’t Call Us Dead Danez Smith GRAYWOLF PRESS
The title of this of-themoment collection, the second from queer writer Danez Smith, is taken from the rst poem, “Summer, Somewhere,” which reima ines the afterlife for black men killed by police.
Feather Cao Wenxuan & Roger Mello ELSEWHERE EDITIONS
Award-winnin children’s book writer Cao Wenxuan has teamed up with awardwinnin illustrator Ro er Mello for a meditative tale about a oatin feather in search of its bird.
The KLF FABER & FABER
Anarchic British pop duo the KLF burned a million pounds on the Isle of Jura on Au ust 2 , 1 . This meta-novel—somehow connectin Doctor Who, Tammy Wynette and Jfk—was published 2 years to the day.