Memorial – Bryan Washington
CONTENT WARNING: This novel contains depictions of domestic abuse (physical), child abuse (physical and emotional), adultery, nudity, sex, racism, homophobia and violence (physical and sexual).
Benson and Mike are partners. Just barely. Living in Houston, Mike’s mother comes to visit them from Japan. However, before she arrives, Mike heads to Japan himself to look after his ailing father, leaving Benson to entertain a person he’s never met.