15 best fiction books of 2013

Check out the Monitor's picks for the best novels of 2013.

2. 'The Lowland,' by Jhumpa Lahiri

Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri writes of brothers, born in Calcutta 15 months apart, who opt for different paths in life. (You can see the Monitor's full review of "The Lowland" here.)

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