Reading Lists: Adults

Life of Pi tells a story of survival and tribulation. Pi is a keen observer of the natural world and a seeker after truth, and that stands him in good stead at home in India, and in the middle of the ocean. While you wait for your copy, take a look at these titles that explore similar themes.

Rowling flew under the radar with this police procedural centered around troubled London PI Cormoran Strike and his assistant, Robin. While you wait for The Cuckoo's Calling, here are a few other mysteries that center around troubled investigators and their complicated lives.

Hiaasen's Andrew Yancy books feature a quirky cast of characters, and the fumbling of a main character who is always just a beat behind the unfolding mystery. While you wait for Bad Monkey, try these other titles that combine humor, suspense and evocative settings.