The Library of America is publishing a collection of four of Ross Macdonald's 1950s novels. Macdonald is a member of the founding American hard-boiled detective fiction masters. Edited by Tom Nolan.
An account of the 2011 massacre in Norway delves into the killer's troubled childhood to trace his descent from a privileged and gifted youth to a terrorist, offering insights into his radical beliefs against a backdrop of the country's famously peaceful politics. Translated from the Norwegian by Sarah Death.
Environmental lawyer Jay Porter takes one last case on behalf of the community of Pleasantville only to become embroiled in its shadowy politics, a disturbing education in how far those in power are willing to go to win.
A stark, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana — stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape.
A post-apocalyptic reimagining of Lewis and Clark's epic journey is set in a world decimated by a superflu and nuclear fallout, where two explorers investigate rumors of an area of growing crops, plentiful rain and a dangerous rising army.
"Modeled on true events, The Prisoner is a fast-paced thriller that brings the byzantine politics and the moral ambiguities of justice in Pakistan to life. With a gritty authenticity based on personal experience, Omar Hamid reveals a society where corruption and extremism are commonplace, and the line between the good guys and the bad guys is never as clear as we would like."