Tuesday, November 14, 2006


YOU CAN NEVER have too many books. These are just some of the thumping good reads we can look forward to in 2007.

The Virgin of Flames / Chris Abani
Goodbye Lucille / Segun Afolabi
The Yacoubian Building / Alaa al Aswany
Lost City Radio / Daniel Alarcón
Darkmans / Nicola Barker
Matters of Honor / Louis Begley
The Father of All Things / Tom Bissell
The Communist’s Daughter / Dennis Bock
The Double Bind / Chris Bohjalian
Self Storage / Gayle Brandeis
The Rope Walk / Carrie Brown
The Devil’s Footprints / John Burnside
The Song Before It Is Sung / Justin Cartwright
Burning Bright / Tracy Chevalier
The Nature of Monsters / Clare Clark
Brother Fish / Bryce Courtenay
The Pesthouse / Jim Crace
The Eyrie / Stevie Davies
Falling Man / Don DeLillo
The Pleasure Seekers / Tishani Doshi
The Gathering / Anne Enright
The Color of a Dog Running Away / Richard Gwyn
A Free Life / Ha Jin
Engelby / Sebastian Faulks
Oystercatchers / Susan Fletcher
World Without End / Ken Follett
Over / Margaret Forster
Runt / Niall Griffiths
Measuring Time / Helon Habila
A Thousand Splendid Suns / Khaled Hosseini
The Reluctant Fundamentalist / Mohsin Hamid
North River / Pete Hamill
The Lollipop Shoes / Joanne Harris
Skylight Confessions / Alice Hoffman
Fireproof / Raj Kamal Jha
The Birthday Party / Panos Karnezis
Sure and Steadfast / James Kelman
The Widow and Her Hero / Thomas Keneally
The Woman in the Fifth / Douglas Kennedy
Glover’s Mistake / Nick Laird
You Don’t Love Me Yet / Jonathan Lethem
Two Caravans / Marina Lewycka
The Devil’s Company / David Liss
Hospital / Toby Litt
The Castle in the Forest / Norman Mailer
Imposture / Benjamin Markovits
A Far Country / Daniel Mason
On Chesil Beach / Ian McEwan
Traveler / Ron McLarty
When the Light Goes / Larry McMurtry
When We Were Bad / Charlotte Mendelson
Landscape of Farewell / Alex Miller
South of the River / Blake Morrison
Mercy / Toni Morrison
The Condor’s Head / Ferdinand Mount
The Gravedigger’s Daughter / Joyce Carol Oates
Starbook / Ben Okri
Divisadero / Michael Ondaatje
The Museum of Innocence / Orhan Pamuk
Anderson Depot / Jay Parini
The Sun Over Breda / Arturo Pérez-Reverte
Consolation / Michael Redhill
Exit Ghost / Philip Roth
Angelica / Arthur Phillips
The New Yorkers / Cathleen Schine
Afterwards / Rachel Seiffert
The Bastard of Istanbul / Elif Shafak
Resistance / Owen Sheers
The Post-Birthday World / Lionel Shriver
The Visible World / Mark Slouka
Ten Days in the Hills / Jane Smiley
China Dreams / Sid Smith
By George / Wesley Stace
Untitled / Thomas Steinbeck
Tomorrow / Graham Swift
Red River / Lalita Tademy
The Amnesiac / Sam Taylor
The Cold World / Paul Theroux
Death of a Murderer / Rupert Thomson
Between Each Breath / Adam Thorpe
The Road Home / Rose Tremain
If Today Be Sweet / Thrity Umrigar
Seizure / Erica Wagner
A Curious Earth / Gerard Woodward

First Fiction
A Golden Age / Tahmima Anam
FireWife: A Story of Fire and Water / Tinling Choong
Still Water Saints / Alex Espinoza
Bitter Sweets / Roopa Farooki
According to Ruth / Jane Feaver
The Welsh Girl / Peter Ho Davies
Wintering / Derek Johns
The Peacock Throne / Sujit Saraf
The Gift of Rain / Tan Twan Eng

Missing Kissinger / Etgar Keret
The Museum of Dr. Moses: Tales of Mystery and Suspense / Joyce Carol Oates
No Rest for the Middleman / Edward Schwarzschild
The Almost Moon / Alice Sebold
I Think of You /Ahdaf Soueif

The Door / Margaret Atwood
Collected Poems / W.H. Auden (ed. Edward Mendelson)
Domestic Violence / Eavan Boland
Gift Songs / John Burnside
Chinese Apples: New and Selected Poems / W.S. Di Piero
Waterlight: Selected Poems / Kathleen Jamie
Typewriter Music / David Malouf
Collected Poems / Louis McNiece (ed. Peter McDonald)
A Book of Lives / Edwin Morgan
Poems: New and Selected (1965-2006) / David Shapiro
Captivity / Laurie Sheck
Birds with a Broken Wing / Adam Thorpe
Selected Poems / Derek Walcott (ed. Edward Baugh)

Isolarion: A Different Oxford Journey / James Attlee
Toussaint Louverture / Madison Smartt Bell
Dog Years / Mark Doty
India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy / Ramachandra Guha
The Mistress’s Daughter / A.M. Homes
Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts / Clive James
Family Romance / John Lanchester
Spain in Mind / Alice Leccese Powers (ed.)
Edith Wharton / Hermione Lee
Room for Doubt / Wendy Lesser
The River Queen / Mary Morris
This Year You Write Your Novel / Walter Mosley
In My Father’s House / Miranda Seymour
Prime Green: Remembering the Sixties / Robert Stone


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