The end of the year is upon us, which means that between the shopping, cooking, decorating, and parties, we're also hustling to get through that "to read" stack of books sitting tauntingly by our bedside. Yet even as we page through the backlog of delayed beach reads and best of the year that squeaked in under the wire, our minds are also turning toward the exciting new stories heading our way in the new year. Here, a selection of some of the lit we're adding to our 2018 list.
7. ‘Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture’ edited by Roxane Gay
Gay follows up her prolific 2017 with an anthology of rising and established authors examining the realities of living in a society where men pose the greatest threat to a woman’s safety and well-being. —Julie Kosin
Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture edited by Roxane Gay, £20, amazon.com on May 1.