The Starless Sea
By Erin Morgenstern (Doubleday)
A graduate student discovers a mysterious book hidden in the library stacks, and as he turns the pages he reads something strange: a story from his own childhood. He uncovers a series of clues that lead him to a masquerade party, a secret club, and an ancient library hidden far below the surface of the earth.
About Love: A Novel
By Matthew Dicks
(St. Martin’s Press)
Dan is an obsessive list maker; his story unfolds entirely in his lists, which are brimming with his hilarious sense of humor, unique worldview, and deeply personal thoughts. His lists paint a picture of a man who is willing to do anything for the love (and soon-to-be new love) of his life.
By Cliff Kuang with Robert Fabricant (MCD)
This is the story of a paradigm that quietly rules our modern lives: the assumption that machines should anticipate what we need. Spanning over a century of sweeping changes, this book unpacks the ways in which the world has been—and continues to be—remade.
The Boy Who Felt Too Much
By Lorenz Wagner (Arcade)
Highly regarded neuroscientist Henry Markram has set the goal of decoding all disturbances of the mind within a generation. His driving force has been his son Kai, who suffers from autism. Markram questions all that he thought he knew about neuroscience, inspiring groundbreaking research that would upend the conventional wisdom about autism.