Dealing With Death: New novels From Sigrid Nunez And Yaa Gyaasi | WYPR

Dealing With Death: New novels From Sigrid Nunez And Yaa Gyaasi

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Credit Riverhead (l); Knopf (r)

As much as we’d like to believe otherwise, death is an inescapable part of life. On this edition of The Weekly Reader, our book critic Marion Winik reviews two new novels that explore the topic with grace, wit and intelligence: Sigrid Nunez's What Are You Going Through and Yaa Gyaasi's Transcendent Kingdom.

What Are You Going Through, by Sigrid Nunez, Riverhead

Transcendent Kingdom, by Yaa Gyaasi, Knopf