Recently long-listed for the 2014 National Book Award!
Antopol’s debut book, The UnAmericans, is a stunning story collection that explores characters shaped by the forces of history, from America to Israel to the Soviet Union, in critical moments of the last century.
Monks in the Middle Ages solving murder mysteries? Sign me up! Not only is this series full of fascinating and accurate details about life in a Benedictine Abbey, Brother Cadfael’s use of early forensics and skilled observation are intellectually engaging while the characters and dramas are emotionally arresting. I’ve long loved these incredible immersive and atmospheric books.