Wednesday, February 01, 2012

February 2012 Highlights

Novels
1. Me and You (trans. from the Italian by Kylee Doust) (Black Cat/Canongate, 2012) / Niccolò Ammaniti
2. Pure (Grand Central Publishing, 2012) / Julianna Baggott
3. The Detour (trans. from the Dutch by David Colmer) (Harvill Secker, 2012) / Gerbrand Bakker
4. Bundu (trans. from the Afrikaans by Michiel Heyns) (Alma Books, Feb 2012) / Chris Barnard
5. The O’Briens (Pantheon, 2012) / Peter Behrens
6. Coral Glynn (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2012) / Peter Cameron
7. The Greatcoat (Hammer, 2012) / Helen Dunmore
8. The White Shadow (Harvill Secker, 2012) / Andrea Eames
9. This Is Paradise (Picador, 2012) / Will Eaves
10. The Little Shadows (Hutchinson/Allen & Unwin, 2012) / Marina Endicott

11. A Small Circus (trans. from the German by Michael Hofmann) (Penguin Classics, 2012) / Hans Fallada
12. All That I Am (Harper, 2012) / Anna Funder
13. The White Pearl (Sphere, 2012) / Kate Furnivall
14. Sarah Thornhill (Canongate, 2012) / Kate Grenville
15. The Prisoner of Paradise (Bloomsbury, 2012) / Romesh Gunesekara
16. Kind of Cruel (Hodder & Stoughton, 2012) / Sophie Hannah
17. Angelmaker (William Heinemann, 2012) / Nick Harkaway
18. My Policeman (Chatto & Windus, 2012) / Bethan Hughes
19. The Dark Rose (Pamela Dorman Books, 2012) / Erin Kelly
20. Pakazo (Jonathan Cape, 2012) / Roy Kesey

21. Watergate (Pantheon, 2012) / Thomas Mallon
22. The Guardians (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2012) / Sarah Manguso
23. History of a Pleasure Seeker (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012) / Richard Mason
24. The Roundabout Man (Sceptre, 2012) / Clare Morrall
25. The Healing (Nan A. Talese/Knopf Doubleday, 2012) / Jonathan Odell
26. Restoration (Ecco, 2012) / Olaf Olafsson
27. The Technologists (Random House, 2012) / Matthew Pearl
28. The Revelations (Faber & Faber, 2012) / Alex Preston
29. The Divine Comedy (Atlantic Books, 2012) / Craig Raine
30. The Wolf Gift (Chatto & Windus, 2012) / Anne Rice

31. Before the Poison (William Morrow, 2012) / Peter Robinson
32. The Detour (Soho Press, 2012) / Andromeda Romano-Lax
33. The House I Loved (St. Martin’s Press, 2012) / Tatiana de Rosnay
34. Tom-All-Alone’s (Corsair, 2012) / Lynn Shepherd
35. Mrs. God (Pegasus, 2012) / Peter Straub
36. The Garden of Evening Mists (Myrmidon Books, 2012) / Tan Twan Eng
37. Dogs at the Perimeter (Granta Books, 2012) / Madeleine Thien
38. By Blood (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2012) / Ellen Ullman

First Novels
1. The Darlings (Pamela Dorman Books, 2012) / Cristina Alger
2. No One Is Here Except All of Us (Riverhead, 2012) / Ramona Ausubel
3. Rocks in the Belly (Serpent’s Tail, 2012) / Jon Bauer
4. The Whores’ Asylum (Fig Tree, 2012) / Kate Darby
5. The Starboard Sea (St. Martin’s Press, 2012) / Amber Dermont
6. The Variations (Henry Holt, 2012) / John Donatich
7. Trieste (trans. from the Croatian by Ellen Elias-Bursać) (MacLehose Press, Feb 2013) / Daša Drndić
8. The Mercury Fountain (Akashic Books, 2012) / Eliza Factor
9. The Lost Saints of Tennessee (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2012) / Amy Franklin-Willis
10. The Coward’s Tale (Bloomsbury USA, 2012) / Vanessa Gebbie

11. A Good American (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, 2012) / Alex George
12. Threats (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2012) / Amelia Gray
13. Shelter (Virago, 2012) / Frances Greenslade
14. The White Lie (Short Books, 2012) / Andrea Gillies
15. Girlchild (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2012) / Tupelo Hassman
16. Into the Darkest Corner (Myriad, 2011) / Elizabeth Haynes
17. The Whipping Club (T.S. Poetry Press, 2012) / Deborah Henry
18. Mountains of the Moon (Jonathan Cape, 2012) / I.J. Kay
19. Alys, Always (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2012) / Harriet Lane
20. Noughties (Hamish Hamilton, 2012) / Ben Masters

21. The Fall (Headline, 2012) / Claire McGowan
22. The Man from Primrose Lane (Sarah Crichton Books, 2012) / James Renner
23. The Little Russian (Counterpoint, 2012) / Susan Sherman
24. Nacropolis (Faber & Faber, 2012) / Jeet Thayil
25. Care of Wooden Floors (HarperPress, 2012) / Will Wiles
26. The Bellwether Revivals (Simon & Schuster, 2012) / Benjamin Wood
27. The Golden Hour (NAL Trade, 2012) / Margaret Wurtele

Stories
1. Stay Awake (Ballantine Books, 2012) / Dan Chaon
2. What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012) / Nathan Englander
3. Suddenly, a Knock on the Door (trans. from the Hebrew by Sondra Silverston, Miriam Shlensinger & Nathan Englander) (Chatto & Windus, 2012) / Etgar Keret
4. Drifting House (Viking Adult, 2012) / Krys Lee
5. The White People and Other Weird Stories (Penguin Classics, 2012) / Arthur Machen
6. Light Lifting (Jonathan Cape, 2012) / Alexander MacLeod
7. This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You (Bloomsbury, 2012) / Jon McGregor
8. Furnace (Freight Books, 2012) / Wayne Price
9. Other People We Married (Riverhead, 2012) / Emma Straub
10. Sweet Talk (Other Press, 2012) / Stephanie Vaughn

11. Whirl Away (Thomas Allen, 2012) / Russell Wangersky

Poetry
1. Looking for The Gulf Motel (University of Pittsburg Press, 2012) / Richard Blanco
2. Sky Thick With Fireflies (Salmon Publishing, 2012) / Ethna McKiernan
3. The Poetry of William Carlos Williams of Rutherford (Counterpoint, 2012) / Wendell Berry
4. Selected Poems (Carcanet Press, 2012) / Roy Fuller
5. Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys (Graywolf Press, 2012) / D.A. Powell

Nonfiction
1. Wilkie Collins (Chatto & Windus, 2012) / Peter Ackroyd
2. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity (Random House, 2012) / Katherine Boo
3. Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World (HarperPress, 2012) / Simon Callow
4. On Tagore: Reading the Poet Today (Penguin books India, 2012) / Amit Chaudhuri
5. A Card from Angela Carter (Bloomsbury, 2012) / Susannah Clapp
6. The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution (Allen Lane, 2012) / Faramerz Dabhoiwala
7. Night Thoughts: The Surreal Life of the Poet David Gascoyne (Oxford University Press, 2012) / Robert Fraser
8. Crazy River: A Plunge Into Africa (Little, Brown, 2012) / Richard Grant
9. Whatever It Is, I Don’t Like It (Bloomsbury USA, 2012) / Howard Jacobson
10. Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus: Inside the World of a Woman Born in Prison (Cell 7 Media, 2012) / Deborah Jiang Stein

11. Thinking the Twentieth Century (William Heinemann/Penguin Press, 2012) / Tony Judt (with Timothy Snyder)
12. On An Irish Island (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012) / Robert Kanigel
13. The Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian Imagination (Harvard University Press, 2012) / Fiona MacCarthy
14. You Are Awful (But I Like You): Travels Through Unloved Britain (Jonathan Cape, 2012) / Tim Moore
15. Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2012) / Eyal Press
16. Strindberg: A Life (Yale University Press, 2012) / Sue Prideaux
17. Joseph Roth: A Life in Letters (trans. from the German and ed. by Michael Hofmann) (Granta Books, 2012) / Joseph Roth
18. Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012) / Stephen R. Platt
19. That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor (St. Martin’s Press, 2012) / Anne Sebba
20. House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012) / Anthony Shadid

21. Londoners (Ecco, 2012) / Craig Taylor
22. New Ways to Kill Your Mother: Writers and Their Families (Viking, 2012) / Colm Tóibín
23. Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through Reservation Life (Grove/Atlantic, 2012) / David Treuer
24. Gypsy Boy: My Life in the Secret World of the Romany Gypsies (St. Martin’s Press, 2012) / Mikey Walsh

1 Comments:

Anonymous kamagra said...

I was excited to read Gypsy Boy: the description sounded fascinating, and the reviews have been extremely positive.

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