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‘The Last Bookaneer,’ by Matthew Pearl 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:45:30 GMT 
    Matthew Pearl’s fifth novel conceives of 19th-century literary pirates who published manuscripts and books without their authors’ permission as swashbuckling criminals.

‘Bitter Bronx’ and ‘Just Kids From the Bronx’ 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:45:13 GMT 
    An interlocking collection of short fiction and a sprawling series of reminiscences, both set in the Bronx.

‘Church of Marvels,’ by Leslie Parry 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:45:05 GMT 
    This debut novel tells closely linked stories set in New York City in the 1890s.

‘The Sculptor,’ by Scott McCloud 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:36:41 GMT 
    In Scott McCloud’s first graphic novel since 1998, a sculptor trades his life for his art.

‘Gironimo!’ and ‘Lanterne Rouge’ 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:36:29 GMT 
    One writer retraces the 1914 route of the Tour of Italy, and another researches the men who have finished last in the Tour de France.

‘Beale Street Dynasty’ and ‘Dreams to Remember’ 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:36:22 GMT 
    “Beale Street Dynasty” adds a fascinating chapter to civil rights history, and “Dreams to Remember” evokes the fire of Otis Redding and his Memphis label, Stax Records.

‘Oh! You Pretty Things,’ by Shanna Mahin 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:36:14 GMT 
    The heroine of this first novel set in Los Angeles is preoccupied with fame and its discontents.

‘Daughters of the Samurai,’ by Janice P. Nimura 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:34:41 GMT 
    The daughters of samurai families were “volunteered” for a decade of study abroad.

The Shortlist: Y.A. Crossover 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:33:46 GMT 
    New books by Margo Rabb, David Almond, Justine Larbalestier and Nova Ren Suma.

‘The Brethren,’ by Robert Merle 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:29:20 GMT 
    “The Brethren," published in France in 1977, is the first of 13 volumes detailing more than a century of French history and known as “Fortunes of France.”

‘Burning Down George Orwell’s House,’ by Andrew Ervin 
  Fri, 29 May 2015 15:28:28 GMT 
    In this debut novel, a burnt-out advertising worker in Chicago moves to an isle in Scotland to refresh his soul.

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