Saturday, August 01, 2009

August 2009 Highlights

Novels
1. Peace (Tuskar Rock/Atlantic Books, 2009) / Richard Bausch
2. The Skating Rink (trans. from the Spanish by Chris Andrews) (New Directions/W.W. Norton, 2009) / Roberto Bolaño
3. Await Your Reply (Ballantine/Random House, 2009) / Dan Chaon
4. The Immortals (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Amit Chaudhuri
5. Remarkable Creatures (HarperCollins, 2009) / Tracy Chevalier
6. South of Broad (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2009) / Pat Conroy
7. Galore (Doubleday Canada, 2009) / Michael Crummey
8. Once On a Moonless Night [trans. from the French, Par une nuit où la lune ne s’est pas levée (2007), by Adriana Hunter] (Alfred A. Knopf, 2008) / Dai Sijie
9. The Wonder (Chatto & Windus, 2009) / Diana Evans
10. The Water’s Edge (trans. from the Norwegian by Charlotte Barslund) (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009) / Karin Fossum

11. The White Queen (Simon & Schuster, 2009) / Philippa Gregory
12. Small Wars (Chatto & Windus, 2009) / Sadie Jones
13. Family Album (Fig Tree, 2009) / Penelope Lively
14. Border Songs (Bloomsbury, 2009) / Jim Lynch
15. The Confessions of Edward Day (Nan. A Talese/Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009) / Valerie Martin
16. An Expensive Education (Grove/Atlantic, 2009) / Nick McDonell
17. The Maintenance of Headway (Bloomsbury, 2009) / Magnus Mills
18. The Elephant Keeper (HarperCollins, 2009) / Christopher Nicholson
19. The Mistress of Nothing (McArthur & Co., 2009) / Kate Pullinger
20. Inherent Vice (Penguin, 2009) / Thomas Pynchon

21. That Old Cape Magic (Alfred A. Knopf, 2009) / Richard Russo
22. The Escape (Jonathan Cape, 2009) / Adam Thirlwell
23. Love and Summer (Viking, 2009) / William Trevor
24. Waiting for Columbus (McClelland & Stewart/Knopf Doubleday, 2009) / Thomas Trofimuk
25. Noah’s Compass (Chatto & Windus, 2009) / Anne Tyler

First Novels
1. The Day the Falls Stood Still (Voice, 2009) / Cathy Marie Buchanan
2. The Invisible Mountain (Knopf Doubleday, 2009) / Carolina De Robertis
3. The Calligrapher’s Daughter (Henry Holt, 2009) / Eugenia Kim
4. The Golden Mean (Random House Canada, 2009) / Annabel Lyon
5. All the Colours of the Town (Faber & Faber, 2009) / Liam McIlvanney
6. Under Fishbone Clouds (Polygon/Birlinn) / Sam Meekings
7. Under This Unbroken Sky (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2009) / Shandi Mitchell
8. Afterlife (Picador, 2009) / Sean O’Brien
9. After the Fire, a Still Small Voice (Jonathan Cape, 2009) / Evie Wyld

Stories
1. New Stories from the South 2009 (Algonguin Books of Chapel Hill, 2009) / Madison Smartt Bell & Kathy Pories (eds.)
2. The Southern Cross (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009) / Skip Horack
3. What Becomes (Jonathan Cape, 2009) / A.L. Kennedy
4. Too Much Happiness (Chatto & Windus, 2009) / Alice Munro
5. Delhi Noir (Akashic Books, 2009) / Hirsh Sawhney (ed.)
6. Reheated Cabbage (Jonathan Cape, 2009) / Irvine Welsh

Poetry
1. Temper (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009) / Beth Bachmann
2. The Hunt in the Forest (Jonathan Cape, 2009) / John Burnside
3. Practical Water (Wesleyan University Press, 2009) / Brenda Hillman

Nonfiction
1. Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead (Harper, 2009) / Paula Byrne
2. Oxford Revisited (published as This Secret Garden: Oxford Revisited in the UK in 2008) (Bloomsbury USA, 2009) / Justin Cartwright
3. Outside of a Dog: A Bibliomemoir (Constable, 2009) / Rick Gekoski
4. Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector (Oxford University Press, 2009) / Benjamin Moser

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