A Small Fortune

When he receives a significant sum of money as part of his divorce settlement with an English woman, Harris, the patriarch of a large Pakistani family, must decide which of his relatives to give it to. Rosie Dastgir's debut novel reveals her gift for capturing characters and cultures complicated by a burden of riches.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.