Wednesday, June 01, 2011

June 2011 Highlights

Novels
1. Last Man in Tower (Atlantic, 2011) / Aravind Adiga
2. Untold Story (Scribner, 2011) / Monica Ali
3. The Twisted Thread (Voice/Hyperion, 2011) / Charlotte Bacon
4. The Girl in the Polka-Dot Dress (Little, Brown, 2011) / Beryl Bainbridge
5. My American Unhappiness (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Dean Bakopoulos
6. The Storm at the Door (Random House, 2011) / Stefan Merrill Block
7. A Summer of Drowning (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / John Burnside
8. Daisy Buchanan’s Daughter (Paycock Press, 2011) / Tom Carson
9. The Astral (Doubleday, 2011) / Kate Christensen
10. To the Island (Granta Books, 2011) / Meaghan Delahunt

11. The Absent Sea (trans. from the Spanish by Leland H. Chambers) (McPherson & Company, 2011) / Carlos Franz
12. Blue Monday (Michael Joseph, 2011) / Nicci French
13. River of Smoke (John Murray, 2011) / Amitav Ghosh
14. Chosen (Tindal Street Press, 2011) / Lesley Glaister
15. A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion (Scribner, 2011) / Ron Hansen
16. An Evil Eye (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Jason Goodwin
17. The Stranger’s Child (Picador, 2011) / Alan Hollinghurst
18. Dead Man’s Grip (Macmillan, 2011) / Peter James
19. Everything I Found On the Beach (Parthian Books, 2011) / Cynan Jones
20. The Sick Rose (Hodder & Stoughton, 2011) / Erin Kelly

21. The Possessions of Doctor Forrest (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Richard T. Kelly
22. The Life (Allen & Unwin, 2011) / Michael Knox
23. The Ridge (Little, Brown, 2011) / Michael Koryta
24. The Hidden Child [trans. from the Swedish, Tyskungen (2007), by Tiina Nunnally] (Harper/HarperCollins, 2011) / Camilla Läckberg
25. Afterwards (Piatkus Books, 2011) / Rosamund Lupton
26. Break the Skin (Crown, 2011) / Lee Martin
27. The Girl in the Blue Beret (Random House, 2011) / Bobby Ann Mason
28. To Be Sung Underwater (Little, Brown, 2011) / Tom McNeal
29. Pure (Sceptre, 2011) / Andrew Miller
30. Then (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Julie Myerson

31. It Had to Be You (Harper, 2011) / David Nobbs
32. Mr Fox (Picador, 2011) / Helen Oyeyemi
33. Foreign Bodies (Atlantic Books, 2011) / Cynthia Ozick
34. State of Wonder (Harper/HarperCollins, 2011) / Ann Patchett
35. The Summer of the Bear (Atlantic Monthly/Grove/Atlantic, 2011) / Bella Pollen
36. Waterline (Viking, 2011) / Ross Raisin
37. Tigerlily’s Orchids (Scribner/Simon & Schuster, 2011) / Ruth Rendell
38. The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes (Dutton Adult, 2011) / Marcus Sakey
39. There But For The (Hamish Hamilton, 2011) / Ali Smith
40. The Book Lover’s Tale (Doubleday, 2011) / Ivo Stourton

41. Maine (Knopf Doubleday, 2011) / J. Courtney Sullivan
42. Wish You Were Here (Picador, 2011) / Graham Swift
43. Derby Day (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / D.J. Taylor
44. The Warsaw Anagrams (Overlook, 2011) / Richard Zimler

First Novels
1. The Upright Piano Player (Nan A. Talese, 2011) / David Abbott
2. Leela’s Book (Harvill Secker, 2011) / Alice Albinia
3. Daughters of the Revolution (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Carolyn Cooke
4. Half Blood Blues (Serpent’s Tail, 2011) / Esi Edugyan
5. The American Heiress (St. Martin’s Press, 2011) / Daisy Goodwin
6. Alice Bliss (Penguin USA, 2011) / Laura Harrington
7. Ten Thousand Saints (HarperCollins Publishers, 2011) / Eleanor Henderson
8. Chinaman (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Shehan Karunatilaka
9. Sister (Crown Publishing, 2011) / Rosamund Lupton
10. Partitions (Metropolitan/Henry Holt, 2011) / Amit Majmudar

11. The Last Hundred Days (Seren, 2011) / Patrick McGuinness
12. A Book for All and None (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011) / Clare Morgan
13. Bright’s Passage (Random House, 2011) / Josh Ritter
14. Conscience (Penguin USA, 2011) / Louisa Thomas
15. Before I Go to Sleep (Harper, 2011) / S.J. Watson
16. Bed (Canongate Books, 2011) / David Whitehouse
17. Down from Cascom Mountain (Bloomsbury, 2011) / Ann Joslin Williams
18. The Beginners (Riverhead, 2011) / Rebecca Wolff

Stories
1. The Meagre Tarmac (Biblioasis, 2011) / Clark Blaise
2. A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman: The Collected Stories (Penguin Classics, 2011) / Margaret Drabble
3. This Is Not Your City (Sarabande Books, 2011) / Caitlin Horrocks
4. East of the West: A Country in Stories (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / Miroslav Penkov
5. American Masculine (Graywolf, 2011) / Shann Ray
6. Ladies and Gentleman (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Adam Ross
7. Naked Summer (Press 53, 2011) / Andrew Scott

Poetry
1. Here and Now (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Stephen Dunn
2. The Last Usable Hour (Copper Canyon Press, 2011) / Deborah Landau
3. Heaven and Earth (Story Line Press, 2011) / Amit Majmudar
4. Southern Barbarians (Giramondo Publishing, 2011) / John Mateer
5. Farmers Cross (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Bernard O’Donoghue

Nonfiction
1. The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights (Verso Books, 2011) / Robin Blackburn
2. Dogfish Memory: A Memoir (Countryman Press, 2011) / Joseph A. Dane
3. The Beautiful and the Damned: Life in the New India (Viking, 2011) / Siddhartha Deb
4. India: A Portrait (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Patrick French
5. Wild Coast: Travels on South America’s Untamed Edge (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / John Gimlette
6. Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954-2008 (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Nadine Gordimer
7. Thoughts Without Cigarettes: A Memoir (Penguin USA, 2011) / Oscar Hijuelos
8. A Pilgrim in Spain (Continuum, 2011) / Christopher Howse
9. Rome (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011) / Robert Hughes
10. Love: A Secret History (Yale University Press, 2011) / Simon May

11. Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class (Versoo, 2011) / Owen Jones
12. Color Me English: Migration and Belonging Before and After 9/11 (New Press, 2011) / Caryl Phillips
13. Mightier Than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America (W.W. Norton, 2011) / David S. Reynolds
14. Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading (Harper, 2011) / Nina Sankovitch
15. Machiavelli: A Biography (Simon & Schuster, 2011) / Miles J. Unger
16. Dante in Love (Atlantic Books, 2011) / A.N. Wilson
17. Second Reading: Notable and Neglected Books Revisited (Europa Editions, 2011) / Jonathan Yardley
18. The Enchanter: Nabokov and Happiness (Allen Lane, 2011) / Lila Azam Zanganeh

2 Comments:

Anonymous Dave said...

Hi Eric! Just noticed that you have Swift's new book listed for June. Looking forward to it! Glad to see you are too! Thought you might like this:

http://www.foyles.co.uk/Public/Biblio/AuthorDetails.aspx?authorId=85311

Exclusive interview about the new book. Thanks!

Thursday, May 19, 2011 6:19:00 AM  
Blogger Eric Forbes said...

Thanks for the link, Dave! Yes, I am looking forward to Graham Swift's new novel.

Thursday, May 19, 2011 4:03:00 PM  

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