Thursday, April 01, 2010

April 2010 Highlights

Novels
1. The Lessons (Viking, 2010) / Naomi Alderman
2. Island Beneath the Sea (HarperCollins, 2010) / Isabel Allende
3. Burley Cross Postbox Theft (Fourth Estate, 2010) / Nicola Barker
4. The Last Time I Saw You (Random House, 2010) / Elizabeth Berg
5. Elegy for April (Henry Holt, 2010) / Benjamin Black
6. Parrot and Olivier in America (Knopf Doubleday, 2010) / Peter Carey
7. Midnight in a Perfect Life (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2010) / Michael Collins
8. Claude & Camille (Crown Publishing, 2010) / Stephanie Cowell
9. All That Follows (Knopf Doubleday/Picador, 2010) / Jim Crace
10. The Dead Republic (Jonathan Cape, 2010) / Roddy Doyle

11. The Betrayal (Fig Tree, 2010) / Helen Dunmore
12. Wolf Among Wolves (trans. from the German by Philip Owens) (Melville Publishing, 2010) / Hans Fallada
13. Half Life (Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press, 2010) / Roopa Farooki
14. The Memory of Love (Bloomsbury, 2010) / Aminatta Forna
15. Unwritten Secrets (Telegram, 2010) / Ronald Frame
16. In a Strange Room (Atlantic Books, 2010) / Damon Galgut
17. This Body of Death (Harper/Hodder & Stoughton, 2010) / Elizabeth George
18. The Twisted Heart (Canongate, 2010) / Rebecca Gowers
19. The Line (published as The Concert Ticket in the U.K.) (Putnam, 2010) / Olga Grushin
20. Hand in the Fire (Fourth Estate, 2010) / Hugo Hamilton

21. Blueeyedboy (Doubleday, 2010) / Joanne Harris
22. The Widow’s Tale (Faber & Faber, 2010) / Mick Jackson
23. We, The Drowned (trans. from the Danish by Charlotte Barslund with Emma Ryder) (Harvill Secker, 2010) / Carsten Jensen
24. Imperfect Birds (Penguin USA, 2010) / Anne Lamott
25. The Road to Wanting (Chatto & Windus, 2010) / Wendy Law-Yone
26. The Long Song (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010) / Andrea Levy
27. The Book of Human Skin (Bloomsbury, 2010) / Michelle Lovric
28. Beatrice and Virgil (Spiegel & Grau/Random House, 2010) / Yann Martel
29. The Lake Shore Limited (Knopf Doubleday, 2010) / Sue Miller
30. Dimanche and Other Stories (trans. from the French by Bridget Patterson) (Vintage/Persephone, 2010) / Irène Némirovsky

31. Agaat (first published in Afrikaans in 2004; first published in English in 2006) (trans. from the Afrikaans by Michiel Heyns) (Tin House Books, 2010) / Marlene van Niekerk
32. Therefore Choose (Goose Lane, 2010) / Keith Oatley
33. The Hand That First Held Mine (Headline Review/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010) / Maggie O’Farrell
34. Hotel Iris (trans. from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder) (Harvill Secker, 2010) / Yoko Ogawa
35. Day for Night (Little, Brown, 2010) / Frederick Reiken
36. Every Last One (Random House, 2010) / Anna Quindlen
37. The Bones of Avalon (Atlantic Books, 2010) / Phil Rickman
38. The Swimmer (HarperPress, 2010) / Roma Tearne
39. Sixteen Shades of Crazy (Blue Door, 2010) / Rachel Tresize
40. The Other Family (Simon & Schuster, 2010) / Joanna Trollope

First Novels
1. The Upright Piano Player (MacLehose Press, 2010) / David Abbott
2. Haunting Bombay (Soho Press, 2010) / Shilpa Agarwal
3. Lies of the Heart (Penguin, 2010) / Michelle Boyajian
4. The Spider Truces (Myriad Editions, 2010) / Tom Connolly
5. Witness the Night (Beautiful Books, 2010) / Kishwar Desai
6. A Thread of Sky (Penguin USA, 2010) / Deanna Fei
7. The Queen of Palmyra (HarperCollins, 2010) / Minrose Gwin
8. Then Came the Evening (Bloomsbury, 2010) / Brian Hart
9. Tiger Hills (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2010) / Sarita Mandanna
10. You (New Island Books, 2010) / Nuala Ní Chonchúir

11. The Imperfectionists (The Dial Press/Random House, 2010) / Tom Rachman
12. Red April (trans. from the Spanish by Edith Grossman) (Atlantic Books, 2010) / Santiago Roncagliolo
13. The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives (Serpent’s Tail, 2010) / Lola Shoneyin
14. Chef (Bloomsbury USA, 2010) / Jaspreet Singh
15. In the Shadow of the Cypress (Simon & Schuster, 2010) / Thomas Steinbeck
16. Ilustrado (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010) / Miguel Syjuco
17. Angelology (Michael Joseph, 2010) / Danielle Trussoni
18. Anthill (W.W. Norton, 2010) / E.O. Wilson
19. The Whole Wide Beauty (Faber & Faber, 2010) / Emily Woof

Novella
1. Change (trans. from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt) (Seagull Books, 2010) / Mo Yan

Stories
1. Ether: Seven Stories and a Novella (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010) / Evgenia Citkowitz
2. If It Is Your Life (Hamish Hamilton, 2010) / James Kelman
3. What Becomes (Alfed A. Knopf, 2010) / A.L. Kennedy
4. Boys and Girls Like You and Me (Scribner, 2010) / Aryn Kyle
5. Apparition and Late Fictions: A Novella and Stories (W.W. Norton, 2010) / Thomas Lynch
6. Alone with You (Simon & Schuster, 2010) / Marisa Silver
76. The Name of the Nearest River (Sarabande, 2010) / Alex Taylor

Poetry
1. Nox (New Directions, 2010) / Anne Carson
2. An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry (Harvard University Press, 2010) / Wes Davis (ed.)
3. Pebble & I (Chatto & Windus, 2010) / John Fuller
4. Where I Live: New & Selected Poems 1990-2010 (W.W. Norton, 2010) / Maxine Kumin
5. New Light for the Old Dark (Jonathan Cape, 2010) / Sam Willetts
6. Wait (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010) / C.K. Williams

Nonfiction
1. The Secret Miracle: The Novelist’s Handbook (Holt Paperbacks, 2010) / Daniel Alarcón (ed.)
2. Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River (W.W. Norton, 2010) / Alice Albinia
3. The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination (Oxford University Press, 2010) / Chrisoula Andreou and Mark D. White (eds.)
4. Tocqueville’s Doscovery of America (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010) / Leo Damrosch
5. Voltaire: A Life (Profile Books, 2010) / Ian Davidson
6. On Evil (Yale University Press, 2010) / Terry Eagleton
7. The Year of Finding Memory: A Memoir (Random House Canada, 2010) / Judy Fong Bates
8. The Selfish Society: How We All Forgot to Love One Another and Made Money Instead (Simon & Schuster, April 2010) / Sue Gerhardt
9. Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008 (Bloomsbury, 2010) / Nadine Gordimer
10. Why Translation Matters (Yale University Press, 2010) / Edith Grossman

11. Blood Knots: Of Fathers, Friendship & Fishing (Atlantic Books, 2010) / Luke Jennings
12. A Ticket to the Circus: A Memoir (Random House, 2010) / Norris Church Mailer
13. The Novel: An Alternative History: Beginnings to 1600 (Continuum, 2010) / Steven Moore
14. J.M. Coetzee’s Austerities (Ashgate Publishing, 2010) / Graham Bradshaw & Michael Neill (eds.)
15. Hooked on Canadian Books: The Good, the Better and the Best Canadian Novels Since 1984 (Cormorant, 2010) / T.F. Rigelhof
16. Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris (Picador/W.W. Norton, 2010) / Graham Robb
17. Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? (Faber & Faber/Simon & Schuster, 2010) / James Shapiro
18. The Long Road Home: The Aftermath of the Second World War (Bodley Head, 2010) / Ben Shephard
19. Three American Poets: Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Herman Melville (University of Notre Dame Press, 2010) / William C. Spengemann
20. Muriel Spark: The Biography (W.W. Norton, 2010) / Martin Stannard

21. Still On Call (The University of Michigan Press, 2010) / Richard Stern
22. The English Lakes: A History (Bloomsbury, 2010) / Ian Thompson
23. This Party’s Got to Stop (Granta, 2010) / Rupert Thomson
24. Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater (HarperCollins, 2010) / William T. Vollmann
25. Shakespeare, Sex and Love (Oxford University Press, 2010) / Stanley Wells
26. On Whitman (Princeton University Press, 2010) / C.K. Williams
27. The Language God Talks: On Science and Religion (Little, Brown, 2010) / Herman Wouk

2 Comments:

Blogger WOMEN RULE WRITER said...

Hi Eric
Thank you for the listing!
Best wishes,
Nuala

Thursday, March 25, 2010 1:37:00 AM  
Anonymous Caroline Casey said...

Thanks for the attention to Alex Taylor, Eric. We appreciate it!

Friday, April 16, 2010 8:07:00 AM  

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