As The Washington Post notes, this year’s just-announced PEN/Faulkner finalists reflect a range of American voices from diverse backgrounds. Here are the titles, linked to their Booklist reviews. Winners announced April 4.
After Disasters, by Viet Dinh
Behold the Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue
LaRose, by Louise Erdrich
What Belongs to You, by Garth Greenwell
Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, by Sunil Yapa