It’s been a long, turbulent sleep, but now the Rooster wakes. Introducing the shortlist, judges, commentators, and Zombie poll for the 13th edition of The Morning News Tournament of Books.
This year we read a lot of new fiction. We liked a lot of what we read, and here are our combined favorites. In March we’ll narrow them to a final set of 16 novels to compete in the 2017 Tournament of Books presented by Field Notes.