by Sara N. S. Meirowitz

A Novel of Bus Bombings and Russian Émigrés

How does trauma change our lives forever? (Pantheon, $25.95), the second novel by Michael Lavigne, explodes into print with a terrorist bombing in Tel Aviv and never looks back. With three interlocking narratives written in lyrical prose, this stunning and disquieting novel follows the rippling effects of this act of violence through the lives of its victims and perpetrators.

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