2021's Best Reads
Cosmopolitan India|March 2021
Want to know which works of fiction will blow your mind this year? Here are eight of them.
Cyan Turan And Humra Afroz Khan

WHEREABOUTS

By Jhumpa Lahiri,

Releasing On April 27

Nearly a decade after her last work, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author is back with this soul-stirring portrait of a woman’s longing for attachment as well as solitariness; a haunting journey of her non-conforming life—and the impulse to transcend barriers.

Whereabouts Exuberance and dread, attachment and estrangement: in this novel, Jhumpa Lahiri stretches her themes to the limit. Shop Now

GIRL A

By Abigail Dean,

Out Now (`399, amazon.in)

Dean is a lawyer for Google, so you might think she’d have enough on her plate, but she has also found time to write one of the year’s biggest debuts. Lex, or Girl A, escaped her parents’ ‘House Of Horrors’ as a child, but is forced to revisit her former identity.

Girl A Beautifully written and incredibly powerful, Girl A is a story of redemption, of horror, and of love. Shop Now

TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM

By Yaa Gyasi,

Out Now (`699, amazon.in)

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