Married to the Mob

Illustration for TIME by Josh Cochran

In-laws, at least according to stereotype, are seldom easy to deal with. But just imagine being 26, newly married, returned from a honeymoon and suddenly living under the same roof as your hubby's extended family — eight, all told, including a peppy sister-in-law who, you soon discover, might be sleeping with her slobbering, mentally impaired teenage brother. Do you run or hide? If you're Noriko Shito (née Hashimoto), the birdbrained protagonist of Asa Nonami's trippy murder mystery Now You're One of Us, you do neither. You shut your mouth, smile and stay...

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