Haigh's fourth novel, set in Boston in 2002, examines the effect of sexual abuse allegations on one priest's family. (now available)
The Final Storm
A Novel of the War in the Pacific
Random House: $28
In the final book of his World War II series, Shaara tells the story of the struggle for Okinawa and the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. (now available)
The GQ Candidate
A scandal puts Luke Cooper, black and Jewish, in the Michigan governor's chair. His decision to then run for president causes turmoil for those close to him. (July)
The Hair of Harold Roux
Bloomsbury: $15 paper
In 1975, the National Book Award was given to two writers: Robert Stone for "Dog Soldiers" and Williams for this novel, which has been reissued with an introduction by Andre Dubus III. (June)
Summer reading: Fiction, poetry
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