Low Town

Daniel Polansky's debut novel dives into China Mieville-style weird noir. Our anthihero, Warden, is a drug-addicted former intelligence agent turned crimelord out to solve the disappearance of a flock of kids from his hood. Blending elemental magic with futuristic technology, ancient forces with the latest decadence, Low Town conjures up a milieu that should appeal to readers of SF, fantasy, and detective fiction alike.

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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…