As booksellers, we try to read as many new releases as possible, but there are always some that get away — especially in a year like 2017, which was filled with fantastic writing! Below are five titles Gregory, a manager here at BookPeople, is still dying to read. In an email, he referred to it as his “Shoulda Coulda” list.
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen
The Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen
NYRB’s re-release of In a Lonely Place by Dorothy B. HughesNew Directions’ re-release of Mrs. Caliban by Rachel Ingalls