The Last Brother

A compelling, poignant novel set on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius toward the end of World War II, when two boys—a nine-year-old native and a Jewish refugee—discover the powers of both friendship and fate. A Discover Great New Writers selection.

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.