Rain Falls Like Mercy
By Jack Todd (Simon & Schuster, $19)
The Quebec-based novelist tells the story of a violence-plagued American family during the Second World War.
By Stephen King (Anchor, $19)
This is a new edition of the American horror master's first collection of short stories from the 1970s.
By Homer (Free Press, $19)
American scholar Stephen Mitchell has re-translated the classical Greek epic poem for a new generation.