Bonfire (CROWN ARCHETYPE, NOV. 7) by Krysten Ritter
With her debut novel landing a spot on the Indie Next List, the Jessica Jones star is earning strong reviews with this thriller about an environmental lawyer who returns to her small hometown on a case and gets caught in a conspiracy involving her past.
Call Me American (KNOPF, JUNE 2018) by Abdi Nor Iftin
First heard on NPR’s This American Life, a Somali refugee’s inspiring journey starts in Mogadishu, where he learned English from Arnold Schwarzenegger movies before escaping to a slum in Nairobi and eventually winning a U.S. visa lottery.
This story first appeared in the Nov. 8 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.