Friday, December 31, 2010

2011 Literary Highlights

HERE ARE SOME of the literary highlights we can look forward to in 2011:

Novels
1. Last Man in Tower (Atlantic/Knopf, 2011) / Aravind Adiga
2. The Great Night (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Granta Books, 2011) / Chris Adrian
3. Untold Story (Transworld/Scribner, 2011) / Monica Ali
4. The Good Muslim (Canongate, 2011) / Tahmima Anam
5. Jubilate (Arcadia Books, 2011) / Michael Arditti
6. Cold Light (Sceptre, 2011) / Jenn Ashworth
7. The Land of Painted Caves (Crown, 2011) / Jean M. Auel
8. The Death of Eli Gold (Fourth Estate, 2011) / David Baddiel
9. Chapman’s Odyssey (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Paul Bailey
10. The Girl in the Polka-Dot Dress (Little, Brown, 2011) / Beryl Bainbridge

11. The Picture Book (Portobello Books, 2011) / Jo Baker
12. My American Unhappiness (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Dean Bakopoulos
13. On Canaan’s Side (Faber & Faber, 2010) / Sebastian Barry
14. Darkside (Bantam Press, 2011) / Belinda Bauer
15. The School of Night (Henry Holt, 2011) / Louis Bayard
16. The O’Briens (House of Anansi Press, 2011) / Peter Behrens
17. The Color of Money (Vintage, 2011) / Madison Smartt Bell
18. The Water Children (Blue Door/HarperCollins Publishers, 2011) / Anne Berry
19. Jamrach’s Menagerie (Canongate, 2011) / Carol Birch
20. A Death in Summer (Henry Holt/Mantle, 2011) / Benjamin Black

21. The Storm at the Door (Random House, 2011) / Stefan Merrill Block
22. The Night Strangers (Crown, 2011) / Chris Bohjalian
23. When the Killing’s Done (Viking Adult, 2011) / T.C. Boyle
24. A Red Herring Without Mustard: A Flavia de Luce Mystery (Delacorte Press, 2011) / Alan Bradley
25. The Illumination (Pantheon, 2011) / Kevin Brockmeier
26. Caleb’s Crossing (Fourth Estate/Penguin Adult, 2011) / Geraldine Brooks
27. A Summer of Drowning (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / John Burnside
28. Other People’s Money (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Justin Cartwright
29. Bleakly Hall (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Elaine di Rollo
30. Song of Slaves in the Desert (Sourcebooks, 2011) / Alan Cheuse

31. Georgia Bottoms (Little, Brown, 2011) / Mark Childress
32. After the End of the World (Sceptre, 2011) / Chris Cleave
33. Silent Voices (Macmillan, 2011) / Ann Cleeves
34. Galore (Other Press, 2011) / Michael Crummey
35. Scissors, Paper, Stone (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Elizabeth Day
36. The Artist of Disappearance (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Anita Desai
37. Being Polite to Hitler (Little, Brown, 2011) / Robb Forman Dew
38. The Devil’s Garden (Picador, 2011) / Edward Docx
39. Bullfighting (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Roddy Doyle
40. The Last Werewolf (Canongate, 2011) / Glen Duncan

41. Three Stages of Amazement (Scribner, 2011) / Carol Edgarian
42. The Lake of Dreams (Viking, 2011) / Kim Edwards
43. The Forgotten Waltz (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Anne Enright
44. The Marriage Plot (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / Jeffrey Eugenides
45. West of Here (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011) / Jonathan Evison
46. Lucky Break (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Esther Freud
47. The Final Testament of the Holy Bible (John Murray, 2011) / James Frey
48. Destiny and Desire (trans. from the Spanish by Edith Grossman) (Random House, 2011) / Carlos Fuentes
49. River of Smoke (John Murray, 2011) / Amitav Ghosh
50. Blood Count (Bantam Press, 2011) / Robert Goddard

51. Say Her Name (Grove Press, 2011) / Francisco Goldman
52. The Love of My Youth (Pantheon, 2011) / Mary Gordon
53. We Had It So Good (Virago Press, 2011) / Linda Grant
54. The Last Gift (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Abdulrazak Gurnah
55. The London Train (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Tessa Hadley
56. Toxicology (Viking, 2011) / Jessica Hagedorn
57. Faith (Harper, 2011) / Jennifer Haigh
58. The Proof of Love (Portobello Books, 2011) / Catherine Hall
59. Our Lady of Alice Bhatti (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Mohammed Hanif
60. Lasting Damage (Hodder & Stoughton, 2011) / Sophie Hannah

61. Gillespie and I (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Jane Harris
62. Long Time, No See (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Dermot Healy
63. King of the Badgers (Fourth Estate, 2011) / Philip Hensher
64. A Kind Man (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Susan Hill
65. The Betrayal of Trust (Chatto & Windus, 211) / Susan Hill
66. The Red Garden (Crown, 2011) / Alice Hoffman
67. The Hunger Trace (Simon & Schuster, 2011) / Edward Hogan
68. The Stranger’s Child (Picador, 2011) / Alan Hollinghurst
69. Witches on the Road Tonight (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011) / Sheri Holman
70. The Summer Without Men (Picador, 2011) / Siri Hustvedt

71. Child Wonder (trans. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett and Don Shaw) (Maclehose Press, 2011) / Roy Jacobsen
72. Dead Man’s Grip (Macmillan, 2011) / Peter James
73. A Palace in the Old Village (trans. from the French by Linda Coverdale) (Penguin, 2011) / Tahar Ben Jelloun
74. Five Bells (Harvill Secker, 2011) / Gail Jones
75. Silver Sparrow (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011) / Tayari Jones
76. Mistaken (John Murray, 2011) / Neil Jordan
77. Rodin’s Debutante (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Ward Just
78. Custody (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Manju Kapur
79. The Blue Book (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / A.L. Kennedy
80. The Moment (Atria, 2011) / Douglas Kennedy

81. The Life (Allen & Unwin, 2011) / Michael Knox
82. The Cypress House (Little, Brown, 2011) / Michael Koryta
83. Pictures of You (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011) / Caroline Leavitt
84. A Man of Parts (Harvill Secker, 2011) / David Lodge
85. Is Just a Movie (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Earl Lovelace
86. The Troubled Man (trans. from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson) (Harvill Secker, 2011) / Henning Mankell
87. Portraits of a Marriage (trans. from the Hungarian by George Szirtes) (Knopf, 2011) / Sándor Márai
88. Childish Loves (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Benjamion Markovits
89. Cedilla (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Adam Mars-Jones
90. Break the Skin (Crown, 2011) / Lee Martin

91. The Girl in the Blue Beret (Random House, 2011) / Bobby Ann Mason
92. Anatomy of a Disappearance (Viking, 2011) / Hisham Matar
93. To be Sung Underwater (Abacus/Little, Brown, 2011) / Tom McNeal
94. Pure (Sceptre, 2011) / Andrew Miller
95. The End of the Wasp Season (Orion, 2011) / Denise Mina
96. Tender Hooks (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Moni Mohsin
97. When the Thrill is Gone (Riverhead, 2011) / Walter Mosley
98. Night Waking (Granta, 2011) / Sarah Moss
99. 1Q84 (trans. from the Japanese by Jay Rubin and Philip Gabriel) (Harvill Secker, 2011) / Haruki Murakami
100. The Leopard (trans. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett) (Harvill Secker, 2011) / Jo Nesbø

101. Emily, Alone (Viking, 2011) / Stewart O’Nan
102. The Cat’s Table (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Michael Ondaatje
103. Mr Fox (Picador, 2011) / Helen Oyeyemi
104. Swim Back to Me (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Ann Packer
105. State of Wonder (Harper, 2011) / Ann Patchett
106. Disputed Land (William Heinemann, 2011) / Tim Pears
107. The Tragedy of Arthur (Random House, 2011) / Arthur Phillips
108. The Summer of the Bear (Atlantic Monthly/Grove/Atlantic, 2011) / Bella Pollen
109. My New American Life (Harper, 2011) / Francine Prose
110. The Guardians (Doubleday Canada/Orion, 2011) / Andrew Pyper

111. Half of the Human Race (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Anthony Quinn
112. Waterline (Viking, 2011) / Ross Raisin
113. The Folded Earth (Maclehose Press, 2011) / Anuradha Roy
114. Doc (Random House, 2011) / Mary Doria Russell
115. The Death Instinct (Riverhead, 2011) / Jeb Rubenfeld
116. At Last (Picador, 2011) / Edward St Aubyn
117. The Gordian Knot (trans. from the German by Peter Constantine) (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2010) / Bernhard Schlink
118. Dreams of Joy (Random House, 2011) / Lisa See
119. The Emperor of Lies (trans. from the Swedish by Sarah Death) (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Steve Sem-Sandberg
120. There But For The (Hamish Hamilton, 2011) / Ali Smith

121. The Strange Fate of Kitty Easton (Virago Press, 2011) / Elizabeth Speller
122. Wish You Were Here (Picador, 2011) / Graham Swift
123. Derby Day (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / D.J. Taylor
124. A Man in Uniform (Crown, 2011) / Kate Taylor
125. Dogs at the Perimeter (McClelland & Stewart, 2011) / Madeleine Thien
126. The Year We Left Behind (Simon & Schuster, 2011) / Jean Thompson
127. More Than You Can Say (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011) / Paul Torday
128. Daughters-in-Law (Doubleday, 2011) / Joanna Trollope
129. I Married You for Happiness (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011) / Lily Tuck
130. The Quality of Mercy (Hutchinson, 2011) / Barry Unsworth

131. Never Any End to Paris (trans. from the Spanish by Anne McLean) (New Directions, 2011) / Enrique Vila-Matas
132. Clara and Mr. Tiffany (Random House, 2011) / Susan Vreeland
133. The Pale King (Hamish Hamilton, 2011) / David Foster Wallace
134. Last Dance with Valentino (HarperCollins, 2011) / Daisy Waugh
135. Or the Bull Kills You (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Jason Webster
136. The Uncoupling (Riverhead, 2011) / Meg Wolitzer
137. The Beginners (Riverhead, 2011) / Rebecca Wolff
138. Dream of Ding Village (trans. from the Chinese, Ding Zhuang Meng, by Cindy Carter) (Grove Atlantic/Corsair/Constable & Robinson, 2011) / Yan Lianke
139. Song of the Silk Road (Kensington Books, 2011) / Mingmei Yip
140. The Lake (trans. from the Japanese by Michael Emmerich) (Melville House, 2011) / Banana Yoshimoto

141. The Warsaw Anagrams (Corsair, 2011) / Richard Zimler

First Novels
1. Leela’s Book (Harvill Secker, 2011) / Alice Albinia
2. City of Bohane (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Kevin Barry
3. The Afterparty (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Leo Benedictus
4. The Free World (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / David Bezmozgis
5. The Sweet Relief of Missing Children (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Sarah Braunstein
6. The Weird Sisters (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, 2011) / Eleanor Brown
7. What They Do in the Dark (Virago Press, 2011) / Amanda Coe
8. Open City (Random House, 2011) / Teju Cole
9. The Cry of the Go-Away Bird (Harvill Secker, 2011) / Andrea Eames
10. The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead (Putnam/Amy Einhorn Books, 2011) / Paul Elwork

11. The Adults (Scriber, 2011) / Alison Espach
12. Merit Badges (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2011) / Kevin Fenton
13. Hate: A Romance (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Tristan Garcia
14. A Discovery of Witches (Headline, 2011) / Deborah Harkness
15. Jubilee (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011) / Shelley Harris
16. Ten Thousand Saints (HarperCollins Publishers, 2011) / Eleanor Henderson
17. The History of History (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Ida Hattemer-Higgins
18. 22 Britannia Road (Fig Tree/Pamela Dorman Books, 2011) / Amanda Hodgkinson
19. The Guardian Angel’s Journal (Little, Brown/Piatkus, 2011) / Carolyn Jess-Cooke
20. Chinaman (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Shehan Karunatilaka

21. The Poison Tree (Pamela Dorman Books, 2011) / Erin Kelly
22. Pigeon English (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Stephen Kelman
23. The Sojourn (Bellevue Literary Press, 2011) / Andrew Krivak
24. Turn of Mind (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011) / Alice LaPlante
25. The Coincidence Engine (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Sam Leith
26. The Oracle of Stamboul (HarperCollins, 2011) / Michael David Lukas
27. The Butterfly Cabinet (Simon & Schuster, 2011) / Bernie McGill
28. The View From Here (Soho, 2011) / Deborah McKinlay
29. The Dry Grass of August (Kensington, 2011) / Anna Jean Mayhew
30. Snowdrops (Doubleday/Atlantic Books, 2011) / A.D. Miller

31. Today (Atlantic Books, 2011) / David Miller
32. The Arrivals (Little, Brown, 2011) / Meg Mitchell Moore
33. A Book for All and None (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011) / Clare Morgan
34. What You See in the Dark (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011) / Manuel Muñoz
35. The Tiger’s Wife (Random House, 2011) / Téa Obreht
36. This Vacant Paradise (Counterpoint, 2011) / Victoria Patterson
37. The Fates Will Find Their Way (Ecco/William Heinemann, 2011) / Hannah Pittard
38. The Devil All the Time (Doubleday, 2011) / Donald Ray Pollock
39. Someone Else’s Garden (Harper Perennial, 2011) / Dipika Rai
40. Bent Road (Dutton, 2011) / Lori Roy

41. To Algeria, With Love (Virago Press, 2011) / Suzanne Ruta
42. Ours Are the Streets (Picador, 2011) / Sunjeev Sahota
43. The Intimates (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / Ralph Sassone
44. Pub Walks in Underhill Country (Penguin/Fig Tree, 2011) / Nat Segnit
45. Between Shades of Gray (Philomel, 2011) / Ruta Sepetys
46. Tides of War (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Stella Tillyard
47. The Sentimentalist (William Heinemann, 2011) / Johanna Skibsrud
48. The Return of Captain John Emmett (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Elizabeth Speller
49. The Gospel of Anarchy (Harper Perennial, 2011) / Justin Taylor
50. Everything Beautiful Began After (HarperPerennial, 2011) / Simon Van Booy

51. Caribou Island (Penguin, 2011) / David Vann
52. The Collaborator (Viking, 2011) / Mirza Waheed
53. Tiny Sunbirds Far Away (Other Press, 2011) / Christie Watson
54. Before I Go to Sleep (Doubleday, 2011) / S.J. Watson
55. The Echo Chamber (Hamish Hamilton, 2011) / Luke Williams
56. The Roving Party (Allen & Unwin, 2011) / Rohan Wilson
57. When God Was a Rabbit (Headline Review, 2011) / Sarah Winman
58. Annabel (Grove/Black Cat, 2011) / Kathleen Winter
59. The Beginners (Riverhead, 2011) / Rebecca Wolff

Stories
1. The Wandering Falcon (Hamish Hamilton, 2011) / Jamil Ahmad
2. Lying Together (Tindal Street Press, 2011) / Gaynor Arnold
3. Pulse (Jonathan Cape/Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Julian Barnes
4. Gryphon: New and Selected Stories (Pantheon/Knopf Doubleday, 2011) / Charles Baxter
5. All the Time in the World: New and Selected Stories (Random House, 2011) / E.L. Doctorow
6. Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar: Stories of Work (Harper Perennial, 2011) / Richard Ford
7. News from the World: Stories & Essays (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Paula Fox
8. The Mother Who Stayed (Free Press, 2011) / Laura Furman
9. The Beautiful Indifference (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Sarah Hall
10. Volt (Graywolf Press, 2011) / Alan Heathcock

11. Night Soul and Other Stories (Dalkey Archive Press, 2011) / Joseph McElroy
12. An Empty Room (trans. from the Chinese by Toming Jun Liu) (New Directions, 2011) / Mu Xin
13. Give Me Your Heart: Tales of Mystery and Suspense (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Joyce Carol Oates
14. Saints and Sinners (Faber & Faber/Little, Brown/Back Bay Books, 2011) / Edna O’Brien
15. New Irish Short Stories (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Joseph O’Connor (ed.)
16. Scenes from Village Life (trans. from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange) (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Amos Oz
17. Swim Back to Me (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Ann Packer
18. Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories (Lookout Books/University of North Carolina Press, 2011) / Edith Pearlman
19. Nobody Ever Gets Lost (Five Chapters Books, 2011) / Jess Row
20. Naked Summer (Press 53, 2011) / Andrew Scott

21. The Empty Family (Scribner, 2011) / Colm Tóibín
22. While Mortals Sleep (Delacorte Books, 2011) / Kurt Vonnegut

Poetry
1. Talking into the Ears of the Donkey (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Robert Bly
2. Sidereal (Picador, 2011) / Rachel Boast
3. Carnations (Princeton University Press, 2011) / Anthony Carelli
4. Horoscopes for the Dead (Random House, 2011) / Billy Collins
5. Family Values (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Wendy Cope
6. A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim Dlugos (ed. David Trinidad) (Nightboat Books, 2011) / Tim Dlugos
7. Six Children (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Mark Ford
8. The Casual Perfect (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Lavinia Greenlaw
9. The Back Chamber (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Donald Hall
10. Night (Faber & Faber, 2011) / David Harsent

11. Clavics (Enitharmon, 2011) / Geoffrey Hill
12. Come, Thief (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Jane Hirshfield
13. At Lake Scugog (Princeton University Press, 2011) / Troy Jollimore
14. Love’s Vision (Princeton University Press, 2011) / Troy Jollimore
15. Fiere (Picador, 2011) / Jackie Kay
16. The Last Usable Hour (Copper Canyon Press, 2011) / Deborah Landau
17. A Hundred Doors (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Michael Longley
18. One Thousand Nights and Counting: Selected Poems (Picador, 2011) / Glyn Maxwell
19. Of Indigo and Saffron: New and Selected Poems (ed. Leslie Scalapino) (University of California Press, 2011) / Michael McClure
20. Torchlight (Carcanet Press, 2011) / Peter McDonald

21. November (Picador, 2011) / Sean O’Brien
22. Thread (New Directions, 2011) / Michael Palmer
23. Double Shadow (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / Carl Phillips
24. Selected Poems (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / Robert Pinsky
25. Tonight No Poetry Will Serve: Poems 2007-2010 (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Adrienne Rich
26. Illuminations (trans. from the French by John Ashbery) (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Arthur Rimbaud
27. Ghost in a Red Hat (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Rosanna Warren
28. Bye-and-Bye: Selected Late Poems (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / Charles Wright
29. Fall Higher (Copper Canyon Press, 2011) / Dean Young

Nonfiction
1. London Under (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Peter Ackroyd
2. The Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart (Rodale Books, 2011) / Stephen Amidon and Thomas Amidon
3. Nocturne: A Journey in Search of Moonlight (Hamish Hamilton, 2011) / James Attlee
4. The Memory Palace: A Memoir (Free Press, 2011) / Mira Bartók
5. The Children of Lovers (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Judy Carver
6. The Anatomy of a Moment (trans. from the Spanish by Anne McLean) (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Javier Cercas
7. Kate Colquhoun
8. Shi’ism: A Religion of Protest (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2011) / Hamid Dabashi
9. The Beautiful and the Damned: Life in the New India (Viking, 2011) / Siddhartha Deb
10. Lastingness: The Art of Old Age (Grand Central Publishing, 2011) / Nicholas Delbanco

11. All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age (Free Press, 2011) / Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly
12. Townie: A Memoir (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Andre Dubus III
13. Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews (Graywolf Press, 2011) / Geoff Dyer
14. Faulks on Fiction: Great British Characters and the Secret Life of the Novel (BBC Books, 2011) / Sebastian Faulks
15. The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime (HarperPress, 2011) / Judith Flanders
16. India: A Portrait (Allen Lane/ Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Patrick French
17. I Found It at the Movies: Reflections of a Cinephile (Carcanet Press, 2011) / Philip French
18. The Use and Abuse of Literature (Pantheon, 2011) / Marjorie Garber
19. Wild Coast: Travels on South America’s Untamed Edge (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / John Gimlette
20. Ghosts by Daylight: A Memoir of War and Love (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Janine di Giovanni

21. India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking (Times Books, 2011) / Anand Giridharadas
22. The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death (Allen Lane, 2011) / John Gray
23. Thoughts Without Cigarettes: A Memoir (Penguin USA, 2011) / Oscar Hijuelos
24. The Language Wars: A History of Proper English (John Murray, 2011) / Henry Hitchings
25. A Pilgrim in Spain (Continuum, 2011) / Christopher Howse
26. Rome (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011) / Robert Hughes
27. The Making of a Writer, Volume 2: Journals, 1963-1969 (Random House, 2011) / Gail Godwin (ed. Rob Neufeld)
28. I Love a Broad Margin to My Life (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Maxine Hong Kingston
29. Except When I Write: Reflections of a Recovering Critic (Oxford University Press, 2010) / Arthur Krystal
30. Collected Essays (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Hanif Kureishi

31. Love: A Secret History (Yale University Press, 2011) / Simon May
32. Love: A Secret History (Yale University Press, 2011) / Simon May
33. Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / James Miller
34. Jerusalem: The Biography (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011) / Simon Sebag Montefiore
35. Hancox: A House and a Family (Viking, 2011) / Charlotte Moore
36. A Widow’s Story: A Memoir (Ecco, 2011) / Joyce Carol Oates
37. Color Me English: Migration and Belonging Before and After 9/11 (New Press, 2011) / Caryl Phillips
38. Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism (Oxford University Press, 2011) / Alvin Plantinga
39. Bird Cloud (Scribner/Simon & Schuster, 2011) / Annie Proulx
40. The Inevitable: Contemporary Writers Confront Death (W.W. Norton, 2011) / David Shields & Bradford Morrow (eds.)

41. A Radiant Life: The Selected Journalism of Nuala O’Faolain (Abrams Image, March 2011) / Nuala O’Faolain
42. Color Me English: Migration and Belonging Before and After 9/11 (New Press, 2011) / Caryl Phillips
43. He Father’s Daughter (Black Inc., 2011) / Alice Pung
44. Mightier Than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America (W.W. Norton, 2011) / David S. Reynolds
45. Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading (Harper, 2011) / Nina Sankovitch
46. Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Writing on Ice Cream, Obama, Churchill and My Mother (Bodley Head, 2011) / Simon Schama
47. Sorcerer’s Apprentice: An Incredible Journey Into the World of India’s Godmen (Arcade Publishing, 2011) / Tahir Shah
48. The Stranger in the Mirror (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Jane Shilling
49. Reading My Father: A Memoir (Simon & Schuster, 2011) / Alexandra Styron
50. Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 282 Lives (Profile Books, 2011) / John Sutherland

51. The Tao of Travel (Hamish Hamilton, 2011)/ Paul Theroux
52. To a Mountain in Tibet (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Colin Thubron
53. Machiavelli: A Biography (Simon & Schuster, 2011) / Miles J. Unger
54. Morning, Noon, and Night: Finding the Meaning of Life’s Stages Through Books (Random House, 2011) / Arnold Weinstein
55. The Magnetic North: Notes from the Article Circle (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / Sara Wheeler
56. Dante in Love (Atlantic Books, 2011) / A.N. Wilson
57. Second Reading: Notable and Neglected Books Revisited (Europa Editions, 2011) / Jonathan Yardley

2 Comments:

Blogger Irish Nomad said...

Looks like a very exciting year ahead. Can't wait to get my hands on some of these!

Monday, January 03, 2011 5:00:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anyone suffering from chronic readaholism best avoid this list at all cost! LOL

Monday, January 03, 2011 5:34:00 PM  

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