THIS FALL'S MOST ANTICIPATED DEBUTS [SHOWING SLIDE 10 OF 11]

There are people who like to talk about how hard it is to get a book deal with a traditional publisher in the current economy. From the perspective of Kirkus’ editors, however, there’s a bounty of talented new writers in fiction and nonfiction who deserve a wider readership. Here’s our selection of this fall’s up-and-coming writers, fiction listed first, followed by nonfiction. Not all of these books are available for purchase yet, but all will be published this fall.

by Monique Brinson Demery

"A welcome addition to the literature on Vietnam."
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