By Will Ferguson (Penguin, $20)
The Calgary writer's Booker Prize-winning novel is set against the world of the Nigerian Internet banking scams.
By Cheryl Strayed (Vintage, $19)
This bestselling memoir is about a young American woman's adventures hiking the Pacific Coast Trail on her own.
By Rebecca Stott (Spiegel & Grau, $20)
A British literary scholar examines the secret history of evolution.