Monday, February 02, 2009

February 2009 Highlights

Novels
1. Security (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2009) / Stephen Amidon
2. Brodeck’s Report (trans. from the French by John Cullen) (MacLehose Press, 2009) / Philippe Claudel
3. Alone in Berlin (trans. from the German by Michael Hofmann) (Penguin Classics, 2009) / Hann Fallada
4. The Lieutenant (Canongate, 2009) / Kate Grenville
5. The Other Half Lives (Hodder & Stoughton, 2009) / Sophie Hannah
6. The Confessions of Noa Weber (trans. from the Hebrew by Dalya Bilu) (Melville House, 2009) / Gail Haraven
7. The Truth About Love (Virago, 2009) / Josephine Hart
8. The Book of Night Women (Riverhead, 2009) / Marlon James
9. Greenfly (Harvill Secker, 2009) / Tom Lee
10. Ten Storey Love Song (Faber & Faber, 2009) / Richard Milward

11. Rhyming Life and Death [trans. from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange] (Chatto & Windus, 2009) / Amos Oz
12. The Lost Flamingoes of Bombay (Viking/Penguin Books India, 2009) / Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
13. Drood (Little, Brown, 2009) / Dan Simmons
14. The Girl on the Landing (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009) / Paul Torday
15. A Mad Desire to Dance (trans. from the French by Catherine Temerson) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Elie Wiesel

First Novels
1. A Kind of Intimacy (Arcadia, 2009) / Jenn Ashworth
2. The Wilderness (Jonathan Cape/Nan A. Talese, 2009) / Samantha Harvey
3. The Piano Teacher (Harper Press, 2009) / Janice Y.K. Lee
4. The Vagrants (Random House/Fourth Estate, 2009) / Yiyun Li
5. American Rust (Spiegel & Grau, 2009) / Philipp Meyer
6. John the Revelator (Faber & Faber, 2009) / Peter Murphy
7. The Help (Penguin, 2009) / Kathryn Stockett
8. Cutting for Stone (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Abraham Verghese

Stories
1. Big World (Hobart, 2009) . Mary Miller
2. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders (W.W. Norton, 2009) / Daniyal Mueenuddin
3. Nothing Right (Bloomsbury, 2009) / Antonya Nelson
4. Home Schooling (Grove-Atlantic, 2009) / Carol Windley

Poetry
1. Versed (Wesleyan University Press, 2009) / Rae Armantrout
2. The Striped World (Faber & Faber, 2009) / Emma Jones
3. Mercury Dressing (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / J.D. McClatchy
4. Better Then God (Picador, 2009) / Peter Porter

Nonfiction
1. Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays (Graywolf Press, 2009) / Eula Biss
2. A Fork In the Road: A Memoir (Harvill Secker, 2009) / André Brink
3. The Book of Dead Philosophers (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Simon Critchley
4. The Last Supper: A Summer In Italy (Faber & Faber, 2009) / Rachel Cusk
5. Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme (St. Martin’s Press, 2009) / Tracy Daugherty
6. Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor (Little, Brown, 2009) / Brad Gooch
7. Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire: A Confidential Report (Hamish Hamilton, 2009) / Iain Sinclair
8. A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Elaine Showalter
9. The Ends of Life: Roads to Fulfilment in Early Modern England (Oxford University Press, 2009) / Keith Thomas

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's good to know that Yiyun Li is back. I'm looking forward to reading her first novel, as well as Daniyal Mueenuddin's debut collection of stories.

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