Books with Big Buzz: Bryan Washington's 'Memorial' and Rumaan Alam's 'Leave the World Behind.' | WYPR

Books with Big Buzz: Bryan Washington's 'Memorial' and Rumaan Alam's 'Leave the World Behind.'

Nov 17, 2020

Credit Riverhead (l); Ecco (r)

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new novels that manage to capture the current cultural zeitgeist: Memorial by Bryan Washington, and Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam.

Memorial, Bryan Washington, Riverhead

Leave the World Behind, Rumaan Alam, Ecco