Saturday, March 03, 2007

March 2007 Highlights

Novels
1. Heyday (2007) / Kurt Andersen
2. Skin Lane (2007) / Neil Bartlett
3. What You Will (2007) / Katherine Bucknell
4. The Devil’s Footprints (2007) / John Burnside
5. Burning Bright (2007) / Tracy Chevalier
6. The Pesthouse (2007) / Jim Crace
7. Over (2007) / Margaret Forster
8. Helpless (2007) / Barbara Gowdy
9. The Book of Air and Shadows (2007) / Michael Gruber
10. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007) / Mohsin Hamid

11. You Don’t Love Me Yet (2007) / Jonathan Lethem
12. Two Caravans (published as Strawberry Fields in the U.S.) (2007) / Marina Lewycka
13. The Widow and Her Hero (2007) / Thomas Keneally
14. What the Dead Know (HarperCollins Publishers, 2007) / Laura Lippman
15. The Rebels (2007) / Sándor Márai [trans. from the Hungarian (1930) by George Szirtes]
16. A Far Country (2007) / Daniel Mason
17. When the Light Goes (2007) / Larry McMurtry
18. The Year of Fog (Random House, 2007) / Michelle Richmond
19. Animal’s People (2007) / Indra Sinha
20. Ghostwalk (2007) / Rebecca Stott
21. The Amnesiac (2007) / Sam Taylor

21. Boy in the World (2007) / Niall Williams
22. A Curious Earth (2007) / Gerard Woodward

First Novels
1. A Golden Age (2007) / Tahmima Anam
2. According to Ruth (2007) / Jane Feaver
3. The God of Animals (2007) / Aryn Kyle
4. The Gift of Rain (2007) / Tan Twan Eng
5. Certainty (2007) / Madeleine Thien

Stories
1. The Friend of Women and Other Stories (2007) / Louis Auchincloss
2. Missing Kissinger (2007) / Etgar Keret (trans. from the Hebrew by Miriam Schlesinger and Sondra Silverston)
3. Here and Somewhere Else: Stories and Poems (2007) / Grace Paley and Robert Nichols

Poetry
1. How the Bicycle Shone: New and Selected Poems (2007) / Gillian Allnutt
2. Domestic Violence (2007) Eavan Boland
3. Gift Songs (2007) / John Burnside
4. Blackbird and Wolf (2007) / Henri Cole
5. The Speed of Dark (2007) / Ian Duhig
6. The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972-2007 (Graywolf Press, 2007) / Albert Goldbarth
7. Magnetic North (2007) / Linda Gregerson
8. Waterlight: Selected Poems (2007) / Kathleen Jamie
9. The House on Boulevard St.: New and Selected Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 2007) / David Kirby
10. Sleeping and Waking (Flood Editions, 2007) / Michael O’Brien
11. Space Walk (Houghton Mifflin, 2007) / Tom Sleigh

Nonfiction
1. Isolarion: A Different Oxford Journey (2007) / James Attlee
2. The Father of All Things (2007) / Tom Bissell
3. Inner Workings: Essays 2000-2005 (2007) / J.M. Coetzee
4. When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir (2007) / Peter Godwin
5. Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts (2007) / Clive James
6. The Disinherited: The Exiles Who Created Spanish Culture (2007) / Henry Kamen [Also check out Henry Kamen’s Spain’s Road to Empire: The Making of a World Power, 1492-1763 (2002)]
7. At the Same Time: Essays and Speeches (2007) / Susan Sontag (eds. Paolo Dilonardo and Anne Jump)
8. Shakespeare the Thinker (2007) / A.D. Nuttall

2 Comments:

Anonymous Kenny Mah said...

Hurray! I've been waiting for Pesthouse for ages... Thanks for the heads up, Eric! :D

Tuesday, March 06, 2007 12:43:00 AM  
Blogger Eric Forbes said...

The Pesthouse is Jim Crace's ninth book. I have always enjoyed reading him ever since I read A Gift of Stones years back. Crace has two more books with his current publisher, Nan A. Talese. Whatever his plots, I always enjoy reading him because his writing is hallucinatory and haunting.

Tuesday, March 06, 2007 3:45:00 AM  

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