THE KING OF INFINITE AREA, by Lyndsay Faye. (Putnam, $27.) Faye reimagines “Hamlet” in modern-day New York, where Ben Dane contacts his ex-fiancé, Lia, and buddy, Horatio, to piece together the death of his Broadway baron daddy.
WONDERFUL ROUTINES, by Monica Huerta. (Duke University, $24.95.) This striking launching mixes individual and political essays with U.S. and Mexican histories, images, menus and a myth to indulge “multiple habits of thought rather than proposing there is one way of knowing.”
HELL OF A BOOK, by Jason Mott. (Dutton, $27.) Mott’s 4th unique alternates in between the viewpoint of a Black author on a book trip throughout the United States and a young Black kid living in the rural South, up until their point of views combine in unexpected methods.
ONE OF THE MOST ENJOYABLE THING: Dispatches From a Skateboard Life, by Kyle Beachy. (Grand Central, $27.) An author and skateboarder reviews the sport’s impact on American culture and his adult life in a book that is part narrative, part essay collection.