Forget Stephen King and Umberto Eco and other big names, here are eight fresh debut novels—from the ultimate new baseball novel to gritty Midwestern fiction to a novel set in Rwanda—you must read. By Robert Birnbaum.
As the fall kicks off, you know all about the major titles coming out but you are probably on the prowl for something new, fresh, exciting. Here are some books by authors who are, for the time being, off the beaten track.
Robert Birnbaum web-journal is OurManinBoston. He is also roving editor at Identitytheory and contributing editor at The Morning News. He begins countless books and manages to complete close to 200 every year. He lives in suburban Boston with Beny his black dog.