A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
One of the best books of the year according to the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, NPR, Vanity Fair, Vogue, the Guardian, O, The Oprah Magazine, Slate, Newsday, Buzzfeed, the Economist, Newsweek, People, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus to name a few. It was also the winner of the Kirkus Prize, a Man Booker Prize Finalist and a National Book Award Finalist. A Little Life centers around four college classmates who move to New York seeking fame and fortune. What is at the heart of this groundbreaking novel is the exploration of sexual identity and love.