The Conjoined – Sookfong Jen Lee (ECW Press, 2016)
Here I Am – Jonathan Safran Foer (Hamish Hamilton, 2016)
Jacob was a man who withheld comfort but stood at thresholds long after others would have walked away. He always stood at the open front door until the car pool drove off. Just as he stood at the window until the back wheel of Sam’s bike disappeared around the corner. Just as he watched himself disappear.
Barrelling Forward – Eva Crocker (Anansi, 2017)
The Best Kind of People – Zoe Whittall (Anansi, 2016)
What is Not Your is Not Yours – Helen Oyeyemi (Hamish Hamilton, 2016)
Simply Christian – N.T. Wright
The Travelers – Chris Pavone