The 20 Most Anticipated Books Of Summer 2011

Exciting new novels by Mohammed Hanif and Aravind Adiga (two of the hottest stars of South Asian literature), new novels by underrated writers Dana Spiotta and Tom Perrotta, meditations on race and politics by Caryl Phillips and Randall Kennedy, thoughts on the transformation of Beijing and the centrality of Deng Xiaoping, the follies of the unwinnable war on terror, a classic tale of an impostor who didn't know when to stop, a reimagination of the life of Princess Diana, the convergence of the Muslim world toward democratic norms, a bold study of the contemporary "post-romantic" marriage, and prose poems from a beloved modern master--these are just some of the thrilling books awaiting your summer reading pleasure.

Most Anticipated Books for Sumer 2011