Saturday, October 01, 2011

October 2011 Highlights

Novels
1. Until the Dawn’s Light (trans. from the Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green) (Schocken, 2011) / Aharon Appelfeld
2. The Sense of an Ending (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Julian Barnes
3. The Yellow Emperor’s Curse (Overlook Press, 2011) / Kunal Basu
4. The Night Strangers (Crown, 2011) / Chris Bohjalian
5. Ithaca (McClelland & Stewart, 2011) / David Davidar
6. Lightning Rods (New Directions, 2011) / Helen DeWitt
7. The Forgotten Waltz (W.W. Norton, 2011) / Anne Enright
8. The Marriage Plot (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Fourth Estate, 2011) / Jeffrey Eugenides
9. Assumption (Graywolf Press, 2011) / Percival Everett
10. Lucky Break (Bloomsbury USA, 2011) / Esther Freud

11. The Lady of the Rivers (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 2011) / Philippa Gregory
12. Ed King (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / David Guterson
13. Nanjing Requiem (Pantheon, 2011) / Ha Jin
14. The Great Leader (Grove Press, 2011) / Jim Harrison
15. The Betrayal of Trust (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Susan Hill
16. The Dovekeepers (Scribner, 2011) / Alice Hoffman
17. Of Beasts and Beings (Europa Editions, 2011) / Ian Holding
18. The Stranger’s Child (Knopf Doubleday, 2011) / Alan Hollinghurst
19. Perfect People (Macmillan, 2011) / Peter James
20. When She Woke (Algonquin Books, 2011) / Hillary Jordan

21. Swimming Home (And Other Stories, 2011) / Deborah Levy
22. The Virgin Cure (Knopf Canada, 2011) / Ami McKay
23. Autumn Laing (Allen & Unwin, 2011) / Alex Miller
24. Damascus (Two Dollar Radio, 2011) / Joshua Mohr
25. The Wine of Solitude (trans. Sandra Smith) (Chatto & Windus, 2010) / Irène Némirovsky
26. Stolen Souls (Soho Crime, 2011) / Stuart Neville
27. The Cat’s Table (Knopf Doubleday, 2011) / Michael Ondaatje
28. The Impossible Dead (Orion, 2011) / Ian Rankin
29. Falling Together (William Morrow, 2011) / Marisa de los Santos
30. Cain (trans. from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa) (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Jose Saramago

31. A Dublin Student Doctor (Doherty, 2011) / Patrick Taylor
32. Madame Bovary (trans. from the French by Adam Thorpe) (Vintage Classics, 2011) / Gustave Flaubert
33. Zone One (Doubleday, 2011) / Colson Whitehead
34. Letters from an Unknown Woman (published as Nourishment in the UK) (Arcade Publishing, 2011) / Gerard Woodward

First Novels
1. The Wandering Falcon (Penguin USA, 2011) / Jamil Ahmad
2. The Maid: A Novel of Joan of Arc (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Kimberly Cutter
3. Hold Me Now (Freehand Books, 2011) / Stephen Gauer
4. Landfall (Fig Tree, 2011) / Helen Gordon
5. Shards (Black Cat/Grove Press/Atlantic, 2011) / Ismet Prcic
6. In the King’s Arms (McWitty Press, 2011) / Sonia Taitz
7. Tides of War (Henry Holt, 2011) / Stella Tillyard

Stories
1. God Bless America (Lookout Books, 2011) / Steve Almond
2. The Best American Short Stories 2011 (Mariner Books, 2011) / Heidi Pitlor & Geraldine Brooks (eds.)
3. Collected Folk Tales (HarperCollins, 2011) / Alan Garner
4. Life Times (Penguin USA, 2011) / Nadine Gordimer
5. Other Heartbreaks (Engine Books, 2011) / Patricia Henley
6. Collected Ghost Stories (ed. Darryl Jones) (Oxford University Press, 2011) / M.R. James
7. Men in the Making (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Bruce Machart
8. Scenes from Village Life (trans. from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange) (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) / Amos Oz
9. A Lovesong for India: Tales from East and West (Little, Brown, 2011) / Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
10. A Curious Dream: Collected Works (McArthur & Co., 2011) / Kate Pullinger

11. The Outlaw Album (Little, Brown, 2011) / Daniel Woodrell

Poetry
1. Strange Horses (Flambard Press, 2012) / Olivia Byard
2. The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry (Penguin, 2011) / Rita Dove (ed.)
3. The Bees (Picador, 2011) / Carol Ann Duffy
4. Child: New and Selected Poems 1991-2011 (Carcanet Press, 2011) / Mimi Khalvati
5. Raw Material (The Gallery Press, 2011) / Derek Mahon
6. Grace (Bloodaxe, 2011) / Esther Morgan
7. Cusp (Seren, 2012) / Graham Mort
8. Memorial (Faber & Faber, 2011) / Alice Oswald
9. Breaking Silence (Bloodaxe Books, 2011) / Jacob Sam-La Rose

Nonfiction
1. The English Ghost: Spectres Through Time (Chatto & Windus, 2011) / Peter Ackroyd
2. The Best American Essays 2011 (Mariner Books, 2011) / Edwidge Danticat & Roger Atwan
3. In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination (Nan A. Talese, 2011) / Margaret Atwood
4. Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything (Faber & Faber US, 2011) / David Bellos
5. What It Means to Be Human (Virago Press, 2011) / Joanna Bourke
6. Vanished Kingdoms: The History of Half-Forgotten Europe (Allen Lane, 2011) / Norman Davies
7. Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest (Bodley Head, 2011) / Wade Davis
8. On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling (Princeton University Press, 2011) / Michael Dirda
9. Ben Jonson: A Life (Oxford University Press, 2011) / Ian Donaldson
10. Becoming Dickens: The Invention of a Novelist (The Belnap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011) / Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

11. Eva Braun: Life with Hitler (trans. from the German by Damion Searles) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011) / Heike B. Görtemaker
12. Crazy River: Exploration and Folly in East Africa (Free Press, 2011) / Richard Grant
13. Virginia Woolf (Thames & Hudson, 2011) / Alexandra Harris
14. Arguably (Atlantic Books, 2011) / Christopher Hitchens
15. The Language Wars: A History of Proper English (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / Henry Hitchings
16. Socrates: A Man of Our Times (Viking Adult, 2011) / Paul Johnson
17. The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael (ed. Sanford Schwartz) (Library of America, 2011) / Pauline Kael
18. Thinking, Fast and Slow (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / Daniel Kahneman
19. Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark (Viking, 2011) / Brian Kellow
20. Why Trilling Matters (Yale University Press, 2011) / Adam Kirsch

21. What is Madness? (Hamish Hamilton, 2011) / Darian Leader
22. Books: A Living History (Thames & Hudson, 2011) / Martyn Lyons
23. Wilfred Thesiger: The Life of the Great Explorer (The Overlook Press, 2011) / Alexander Maitland
24. The Gentry: Intimate Histories (HarperPress, 2011) / Adam Nicolson
25. Empire: What Ruling the World Did to the British (Viking, 2011) / Jeremy Paxman
26. Why Read Moby-Dick? (Viking Adult, 2011) / Nathaniel Philbrick
27. Jerusalem: The Biography (Knopf Doubleday, 2011) / Simon Sebag Montefiore
28. Pulphead: Essays (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / John Jeremiah Sullivan
29. Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives (Profile Books, 2011) / John Sutherland
30. Charles Dickens: A Life (Viking/Penguin USA, 2011) / Claire Tomalin

31. Dante in Love (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011) / A.N. Wilson
32. Why Be Happy When You Could be Normal? (Jonathan Cape, 2011) / Jeanette Winterson
33. Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in Seventies New York (Doubleday, 2011) / James Wolcott

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