Kirkus Reviews

Best Historical Fiction of 2016


THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT by Alexander Chee
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Feb. 2nd, 2016 / 978-0-618-66302-6
GRACE by Natashia Deón
Counterpoint / June 14th, 2016 / 978-1-61902-720-6
A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles
Viking / Sept. 6th, 2016 / 978-0-670-02619-7
EXPOSURE by Helen Dunmore
Atlantic Monthly / April 5th, 2016 / 978-0-8021-2493-7
NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles
Morrow/HarperCollins / Oct. 4th, 2016 / 978-0-06-240920-1
HIGH DIVE by Jonathan Lee
Knopf / March 8th, 2016 / 978-1-101-87459-2
THE GOLDEN AGE by Joan London
Europa Editions / Aug. 16th, 2016 / 978-1-60945-332-9
TUESDAY NIGHTS IN 1980 by Molly Prentiss
Scout Press/Simon & Schuster / April 5th, 2016 / 978-1-5011-2104-3
BARKSKINS by Annie Proulx
Scribner / June 14th, 2016 / 978-0-7432-8878-1
THE WONDER by
Little, Brown / Sept. 20th, 2016 / 9780316393874
THE GUSTAV SONATA by Rose Tremain
Norton / Sept. 27th, 2016 / 978-0-393-24669-8
THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead
Doubleday / Sept. 13th, 2016 / 978-0-385-53703-2