Colum McCann, June 4
McCann (Let the Great World Spin) braids together three narratives about Ireland: the former slave Frederick Douglass visits Dublin in 1845; two airmen attempt to take the first flight from Newfoundland to Ireland in 1919; and in 1998, a U.S. Senator brokers peace talks in Belfast.
Lionel Shriver, June 4
Shriver (We Need to Talk About Kevin) tells the story of Pandora, her ultra-fit husband Fletcher and her brother Edison, a once dapper jazz pianist who has suddenly, shockingly, become morbidly obese.
The Shining Girls
Lauren Beukes, June 4
A time-traveling serial killer skips...