Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
by Jonathan Safran Foer
In BriefWhile his war-damaged grandparents write letters of searing loss which they will never send, a young boy knocks on the doors of strangers in post-9/11 New York to find a box that only one key can open.
Why you should read itRead it for an unforgettable protagonist, a vivid vision of love, and a journey around a city full of oddities and humour. A raucous reflection on the struggle to choose life in the midst of grief.