october, xxx.

The Round House, Louise Erdrich. Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison. Zone, Mathias √Čnard. The Discovery of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. Beirut Blues, Hanan Al-Shaykh. Season of Migration to the North, Tayeb Salih. Snow Falling on Cedars, David Guterson. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr. In the Eye of the Sun, Ahdaf Soueif. The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton. The City Always Wins, Omar Robert Hamilton. The Glass Palace, Amitav Ghosh. Year of the Monkey, Patti Smith. House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East, Anthony Shadid. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Katherine Boo. The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, Dominic Smith. The Revolution of Marina M., Janet Fitch. Seven Types of Ambiguity, Elliot Perlman. The Book of Disquiet, Fernando Pessoa. Night Train to Lisbon, Pascal Mercier. Blindness and Seeing, Jos√© Saramago.

An ambitious and hopeful list for winter.