The Cat's Table
By Michael Ondaatje (Vintage, $22)
THIS acclaimed literary novel focuses on an 11-year-old Ceylonese boy in the early 1950s who is put on a ship alone to England.
The Untold Story
By Monica Ali (Simon & Schuster, $17)
THE British novelist offers a fictional version of Lady Diana's life and marriage.
By Lars Kepler (McClelland & Stewart)
THIS Swedish thriller, about a triple murder witnessed by the intended victim, was an international bestseller.