August 2019 New Titles: Fiction Previews

August is the new September—you read it here first. This month is absolutely stuffed to the gills with huge names in nearly every genre, perhaps due to one Margaret Atwood looming over September’s schedule.

Literary fiction is an embarassement of riches: there’s a new novel from Salman Rushie, Quichotte (Cape), inspired by Cervantes’ Don Quixote, and from Deborah Levy, The Man Who Saw Everything (Hamish Hamilton). Colson Whitehead follows his Pulitzer Prize-winning The Underground Railroad with The Nickel Boys (Fleet), an Editor’s Choice for me and a must-read for everyone. August also mar...

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