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July 1, 2012 5:00 AM

Watermark Books: New & Recommended (July 1)

“The Watch" by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya (Hogarth, $25.00) Following a desperate night-long battle, a young woman stands outside of an isolated Afghan military base demanding the return of her brother’s body. As the tension rises, due to the woman’s refusal to move until her demands are met, the conflict comes to a boil as the soldiers try to figure out what to do next. A heartbreaking and haunting look at the nature and reality of war.

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