Monday, January 07, 2013

January 2013 Highlights

Novels
1. The Friday Gospels (Sceptre, 2013) / Jenn Ashworth
2. The Voyage (MacLehose Press, 2013) / Murray Bail
3. Never Saw It Coming (Orion, 2013) / Linwood Barclay
4. Rubbernecker (Bantam Press, 2013) / Belinda Bauer
5. A Town of Empty Rooms (Counterpoint Press, 2013) / Karen E. Bender
6. Chamber Music (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Tom Benn
7. Scent of Darkness (Pantheon, 2013) / Margot Berwin
8. Unexpected Lessons in Love (John Murray, 2013) / Bernadine Bishop
9. Speaking From Among the Bones (Delacorte Press, 2013) / Alan Bradley
10. The Painted Girls (Riverhead, 2013) / Cathy Marie Buchanan

11. The Last Runaway (Dutton, 2013) / Tracy Chevalier
12. The Last Quarter of the Moon (trans. from the Chinese by Bruce Humes) (Harvill Secker, 2013) / Chi Zijian
13. The Investigation (trans. from the French by Daniel Hahn) (MacLehose Press, 2013) / Philippe Claudel
14. The Wrath of Angels (Atria/Emily Bestler Books, 2013) / John Connolly
15. This Is the Way (Fourth Estate, 2013) / Gavin Corbett
16. Jack of Diamonds (Viking, 2013) / Bryce Courtenay
17. The Best of Youth (W.W. Norton, 2013) / Michael Dahlie
18. His Wife Leaves Him (Fantagraphics, 2013) / Stephen Dixon
19. Adam in Eden (trans. from the Spanish by Ethan Shaskan Bumas) (Dalkey Archive Press, 2013) / Carlos Fuentes
20. The River Swimmer (Grove Press, 2013) / Jim Harrison

21. Good Bait (Arrow/Pegasus, 2013) / John Harvey
22. Scenes from Early Life (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Philip Hensher
23. The Engagement (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Chloe Hooper
24. The Uninvited (Bloomsbury USA, 2013) / Liz Jensen
25. The Illicit Happiness of Other People (W.W. Norton, 2013) / Manu Joseph
26. The Tell (Harper Perennial, 2013) / Hester Kaplan
27. The Burning Air (Hodder & Stoughton, 2013) / Erin Kelly
28. The Prophet (Hodder & Stoughton, 2013) / Michael Koryta
29. K (trans. from the Portuguese by Sue Branford) (Latin America Bureau, 2013) / Bernardo Kucinski
30. The Good House (St. Martin’s Press, 2013) / Ann Leary

31. The Sweet Girl (Atlantic Books, 2013) / Annabel Lyon
32. Little Wolves (Soho Press, 2013) / Thomas Maltman
33. The Chess Men (Quercus, 2013) / Peter May
34. White Dog Fell From the Sky (Viking, 2013) / Eleanor Morse
35. Illumination (HarperCollins, 2013) / Matthew Plampin
36. The Imposter Bride (St. Martin’s Press, 2013) / Nancy Richler
37. Belomor (Text Publishing, 2013) / Nicolas Rothwell
38. First Novel (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Nicholas Royle
39. The Way of the Dog (Coffee House Press, 2013) / Sam Savage
40. Umbrella (Grove Press, 2013) / Will Self

41. Honour (Penguin, 2013) / Elif Shafak
42. The Silence and the Roar (trans. from the Arabic by Max Weiss) (Pushkin Press, 2013) / Nihad Sirees
43. The Tin Horse (Random House, 2013) / Janice Steinberg
44. The History of Us (Touchstone, 2013) / Leah Stewart
45. Light Shining in the Forest (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013) / Paul Torday
46. Habits of the House (St. Martin’s Press, 2013) / Fay Weldon
47. The Start of Everything (Delacorte Press, 2013) / Emily Winslow

First Novels
1. Hikikomori and the Rental Sister (Algonquin Books, 2013) / Jeff Backhaus
2. The Drowning House (Nan A. Talese, 2013) / Elizabeth Black
3. Ten Things I’ve Learnt About Love (Picador/Penguin, 2013) / Sarah Butler
4. How to be a Good Wife (Picador, 2013) / Emma Chapman
5. The Starboard Sea (Corsair, 2013) / Amber Dermont
6. The Universe Versus Alex Woods (Hodder & Stoughton, 2013) / Gavin Extence
7. The Taste of Apple Seeds (Atlantic Books, 2013) / Katharina Hagena
8. Penelope (Virago, 2013) / Rebecca Harrington
9. Clay (Bloomsbury, 2013) / Melissa Harrison
10. The Engagement (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Chloe Hooper

11. Intermission (William Heinemann, 2013) / Owen Martell
12. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Hutchinson, 2013) / Ayana Mathis
13. Cover of Snow (Ballantine Books, 2013) / Jenny Milchman
14. A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea (Riverhead, 2013) / Dina Nayeri
15. The Death of Bees (Harper, 2013) / Lisa O’Donnell
16. The Man from Primrose Lane (Corsair, 2013) / James Renner
17. The Spinning Heart (Doubleday Ireland, 2013) / Donal Ryan
18. The Rosie Project (Text Publishing, 2013) / Graeme Simsion
19. Little Known Facts (Bloomsbury UK, 2013) / Christine Sneed
20. The Midwife’s Tale (Minotaur Books, 2013) / Sam Thomas

21. Ashenden (Simon & Schuster, 2013) / Elizabeth Wilhide
22. The Tale of Raw Head & Bloody Bones (Chatto & Windus, 2013) / Jack Wolf

Stories
1. A History of the Present Illness (Bloomsbury USA, 2013) / Louise Aronson
2. Something Like Happy (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / John Burnside
3. What You Are Now Enjoying (Autumn House Press, 2013) / Sarah Gerkensmeyer
4. The Miniature Wife and Other Stories (Riverhead, 2013) / Manuel Gonzales
5. News from Heaven: The Bakerton Stories (Harper, 2013) / Jennifer Haigh
6. The Beautiful Indifference (Harper Perennial, 2013) / Sarah Hall
7. National Treasures (Vintage, 2013) / Charles McLeod
8. There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself (trans. from the Russian by Anna Summers) (Penguin Books, 2013) / Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
9. Revenge (trans. from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder) (Picador USA/Harvill Secker, 2013) / Yoko Ogawa
10. The Gurkha’s Daughter (Quertcus, 2013) / Prajwal Parajuly

11. Tenth of December (Random House/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013) / George Saunders
12. Spectacle (Graywolf Press, 2013) / Susan Steinberg

Poetry
1. Quick Question (Carcanet Press, 2013) / John Ashbery
2. Maiden Names (Arlen House, 2013) / Martin Dyar
3. The Oracle of Hollywood Boulevard (W.W. Norton, 2013) / Dana Goodyear
4. Go Giants  (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Nick Laird
5. Chick (Bloodaxe Books, 2013) / Hannah Lowe
6. A Raft of Grief (Autumn House Press, 2013) / Chelsea Rathburn
6. Bad Machine (Bloodaxe, 2013) / George Szirtes
Nonfiction
1. The Last Days of Detroit (Bodley Head, 2013) / Mark Binelli
2. Family Secrets: Living With Shame from the Victorians to the Present Day (Viking, 2013) / Deborah Cohen
3. Olivia Manning: A Woman at War (Oxford Univerty Press, 2013) / Deirdre David
4. Alone in America: The Stories That Matter (Harvard University Press, 2013) / Robert A. Ferguson
5. The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves (Chatto & Windus, 2013) / Stephen Grosz
6. Sorry!: The English and Their Manners (John Murray, 2013) / Henry Hitchings
7. The Pike: Gabriele d’Annunzio: Poet, Seducer & Preacher of War (Fourth Estate, 2013) / Lucy Hughes-Hallett
8. Georgette Heyer (Sourcebooks, 2013) / Jennifer Kloester
9. Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death: Reflections on Memory and Imagination (trans. by Ralph Mandel) (Allen Lane, 2013) / Otto Dov Kulka
10. A Month by the Sea: Encounters in Gaza (Eland Publishing, 2013) / Dervla Murphy

11. The Atlantic Ocean: Reports from Britain and America (Mariner Books, 2013) / Andrew O’Hagan
12. Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / Adam Phillips
13. American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath (St. Martin’s Press, 2013) / Carl Rollyson
14. The Invention of the Land of Israel: From Holy Land to Homeland (Verso Books, 2013) / Shlomo Sand
15. Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found (Atlantic Books, 2013) / Cheryl Strayed
16. Sugar in the Blood: A Family’s Story of Slavery and Empire (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Andrea Stuart
17. Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction (Random House, 2013) / Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd
18. The Undiscovered Country: Journeys Among the Dead (Bodley Head, 2013) / Carl Watkins 19. Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti (Simon & Schuster, 2013) / Amy Wilentz

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