Museum of Accidents
Rachel Zucker (Wave Books)
Zucker's best book yet tells a series of harrowing domestic stories, reminding us that the scariest place to be is often at home with the family.
The Collected Poems of C.P. Cavafy
Daniel Mendelsohn (Knopf)
Classicist Mendelsohn never forgets that the great books are always about right now, making him the ideal translator for Cavafy, who saw ancient history everywhere in turn-of-the-20th-century Greece. This will be the standard edition of Cavafy for the foreseeable future.
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