The 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award finalists have been announced (see the official site). The winner will be announced on March 19.
- Threats, by Amelia Gray
- Kind One, by Laird Hunt
- Hold It ‘Til It Hurts, by T. Geronimo Johnson
- Watergate, by Thomas Mallon
- Everything Begins & Ends at the Kentucky Club, by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
I don’t know anything about any of them. Does anyone have any recommendations from this list?