Sunday, March 01, 2009

March 2009 Highlights

Novels
1. Laish (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Aharon Appelfeld
2. Through Black Spruce (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009) / Joseph Boyden
3. Strangers (Fig Tree, 2009) / Anita Brookner
4. The Immortals (Picador, 2009) / Amit Chaudhuri
5. Solo (Fourth Estate, 2009) / Rana Dasgupta
6. Shannon (Random House, 2009) / Frank Delaney
7. Angels of Destruction (Crown Publishing, 2009) / Keith Donohue
8. The Missing (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Tim Gautreaux
9. Advice for Italian Boys (HarperCollins Canada, 2009) / Anne Giardini
10. The Color of Lightning (HarperCollins, 2009) / Paulette Jiles

11. Leaving the World (Hutchinson, 2009) / Douglas Kennedy
12. The Immigrant (Faber & Faber, 2009) / Manju Kapur
13. The Dispeller of Worries (Marshall Cavendish, 2009) / Lau Siew Mei
14. After You’ve Gone (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2009) / Jeffrey Lent
15. Life Sentences (HarperCollins/William Morrow, 2009) / Laura Lippman
16. The Kindly Ones [trans. from the French, Les Bienveillantes (2006), by Charlotte Mandell] (HarperCollins U.S./Chatto & Windus, 2009) / Jonathan Littell
17. Darling Jim (Henry Holt, 2009) / Christian Moerk
18. Natural Elements (published as The Lighted Rooms in the U.K. in 2008) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Richard Mason
19. The Last Dickens (Random House, 2009) / Matthew Pearl
20. Burnt Shadows (Bloomsbury, 2009) / Kamila Shamsie
21. Far North (Faber & Faber, 2009) / Marcel Theroux

First Novels
1. Book of Clouds (Grove Press/Black Cat, 2009) / Chloe Aridjis
2. A Reliable Wife (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2009)/ Robert Goolrick
3. The Finest Type of English Womanhood (Hutchinson, 2009) / Rachel Heath
4. The Age of Orphans (Bloomsbury USA, 2009) / Laleh Khadivi
5. All the Living (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2009) / C.E. Morgan
6. The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight (Portobello Books, 2009) / Gina Ochsner
7. The Cradle (Little, Brown, 2009) / Patrick Somerville

Stories
1. Don’t Cry (Pantheon, 2009) / Mary Gaitskill
2. The Pleasant Light of Day (Penguin, 2009)/ Philip Ó Ceallaigh
3. Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned (Farrar, Straux & Giroux, 2009) / Wells Tower

Poetry
1. Collected Poems (trans. from the Greek by Daniel Mendelsohn) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / C.P. Cavafy
2. The Unfinished Poems (trans. from the Greek by Daniel Mendelsohn) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / C.P. Cavafy
3. Collected Poems (Picador, 2009) / Michael Donaghy
4. Selected Poems (ed. August Kleinzahler) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2009) / Thom Gunn
5. One Secret Thing (Jonathan Cape, 2009) / Sharon Olds
6. Coal and Roses: Twenty-one Glosas (Porcupine’s Quill, 2009) / P.K. Page
7. American Hybrid: A Norton Anthology of New Poetry (W.W. Norton, 2009) / Cole Swensen and David St. John (eds.)

Nonfiction
1. Cheever: A Life (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Blake Bailey
2. Not Yet: A Memoir of Living and Almost Dying (Doubleday Canada, 2009) / Wayson Choy
3. Catherine the Great (Profile, 2009) / Simon Dixon
4. The Shape of the Dance: Essays, Interviews and Digressions (Picador, 2009) / Michael Donaghy (eds. Adam O’Riordan & Maddy Paxman)
5. The Hindus: An Alternative History (Penguin, 2009) / Wendy Doniger
6. Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven (Grand Central Publishing, 2009) / Susan Jane Gilman
7. Leaving India: My Family’s Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009) / Minal Hajratwala
8. The Winter Sun: Notes on a Vocation (Graywolf Press, 2009) / Fanny Howe
9. Our Savage Art: Poetry and the Civil Tongue (Columbia University Press, 2009) / William Logan
10. Chaplin: The Tramp’s Story (Faber & Faber, 2009) / Simon Louvish

11. Adventures in the High Teas: In Search of Middle England (Ebury Press, 2009) / Stuart Maconie
12. Triangular Road: A Memoir (Basic Books, 2009) / Paule Marshall
13. Dancing to the Precipice (Chatto & Windus, 2009) / Caroline Moorehead
14. The Lost Child (Bloomsbury, 2009) / Julie Myerson
15. When Skateboards Will Be Free: A Memoir of a Political Childhood (The Dial Press, March 2009) / Saïd Sayrafiezadeh
16. Divided Houses: The Hundred Years War III (Faber & Faber, 2009) / Jonathan Sumption
17. Making an Elephant: Writing from Within (Picador, 2009) / Graham Swift
18. Mordecai Richler (Penguin Canada, 2009) / M.G. Vassanji

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