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New in July
THE COLOR OF AIR
By Gail Tsukiyama
(HarperVia, July 7)
A young doctor returns home from Chicago to Hawai’i in 1935 as the volcano Mauna Loa awakens, threating his immigrant community.
THE SON OF GOOD FORTUNE
By Lysley Tenorio
(Ecco, July 7)
A debut novel following an undocumented Filipino teenager as he redefines his relationships with his mother, his culture, and the place he calls home.
A GOOD FAMILY
By A.H. Kim
(Graydon House Books; July 14)
A story of money, family, who you can trust, and the extremes to which one will go for blood.
THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE FIRST MRS. MEREDITH AND OTHER LESSER LIVES
By Diane Johnson
(NYRB Classics, June 23)
A classic of alternative biography and feminist writing gives due to the brilliant and unconventional Mary Ellen Peacock Meredith… Now in paperback!