15 Worthwhile Books You Might Have Missed in 2015


Re Jane, Patricia Park, (Viking)

Jane Eyre reimagined in Brooklyn, with a Korean au pair as the protagonist and a pair of disaffected helicopter parents in place of Mr. Rochester. Rather than delving into the sexual magnetism and patriarchal anger of the original, Park looks at displacement, race, class, and family with insight and melancholy.  — SS