The 15 Best Fiction Books of 2015 So Far

Nothing is sacred in contemporary fiction! That’s the lesson taught by the best books (so far) of 2015. From high-comedic novels that challenge race, class, and gender lines to short stories that lunge at the borders of literary form, from re-imaginations of literary classics set among immigrant communities to reinventions of autobiography — in a few short months, the fiction of 2015 has thrived on iconoclasm. With this in mind, here are the best fiction books of 2015 so far; we’ll have to wait until autumn to see if Franzen and Company can keep up the pace…