FICTION FOR THE NONFICTION READER
Better punditry through literature
ON THE OUTSIDE, LOOKING IN
Notes from the invisible
Justin Bryant
SEASON OF ASH
Liam Bracken
EXIT ONLY
Michael Antman
CHERRY WHIP
David Gurevich
VODKA FOR BREAKFAST
South Africa, 1994: A country caught between its violent past and its hopes for the future, between the beauty of its wildlife and the squalor of its shantytowns. This simple human tale ponders the unpredictability of ways in which history can alter lives — and of the roads that choose us. (More...)

A suspenseful, multihued novel of Saudi Arabia as it’s seen through the eyes of expatriates of various origins and social standings who have one thing in common: they are all leaving it forever, on the same plane hurtling toward its destiny. (More...)

 

An eccentric young Japanese jazz artist, obsessed with new sensations and new experiences, arrives for a career-making gig in New York City, where his quirky adventures are abruptly overshadowed by illness, guilt, and betrayal. (More...)

 

A saga of love, friendship, life, drugs, and opportunities almost lost on an ex-KGB company man who leads a seemingly decent immigrant’s life of quiet desperation in New York. (More...)