My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite #mysistertheserialkiller #oyinkanbraithwaite #thenavireview #bookreview @doubledaybooks

Hardcover, 240 pages Expected publication: November 20th 2018 by Doubleday Books Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite … More My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite #mysistertheserialkiller #oyinkanbraithwaite #thenavireview #bookreview @doubledaybooks

Queen Solomon by Tamara Faith Berger #bookreview #thenavireview #queensolomon #tamarafaithberger

Paperback, 160 pages Published October 30th 2018 by Coach House Books It’s just another boring summer for our teenaged narrator — until Barbra arrives. An Ethiopian Jew, Barbra was brought to Israel at age five, a part of Operation Solomon, and now our narrator’s well-intentioned father has brought her, as a teen, to their home for … More Queen Solomon by Tamara Faith Berger #bookreview #thenavireview #queensolomon #tamarafaithberger

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Hardcover, 240 pages Expected publication: February 13th 2018 by Grove Press An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a … More Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Incest by Christine Angot

Paperback Expected publication: November 7th 2017 by Archipelago Books (first published November 18th 1999) A daring novel that made Christine Angot one of the most controversial figures in contemporary France recounts the narrator’s incestuous relationship with her father. Tess Lewis’s forceful translation brings into English this audacious novel of taboo. The narrator is falling out from … More Incest by Christine Angot