Thursday, August 01, 2013

August 2013 Highlights

Novels
1. The Corpse Washer (trans. from the Arabic by Sinan Antoon) (Yale University Press, 2013) / Sinan Antoon
2. Longbourn (Doubleday, 2013) / Jo Baker
3. Lookaway, Lookaway (St. Martin’s Press, 2013) / Wilton Barnhardt
4. All the Land to Hold Us (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013) / Rick Bass
5. Going Home Again (Alfred A. Knopf/HarperCollins Canada, 2013) / Dennis Bock
6. Tumbledown (Graywolf Press, 2013) / Robert Boswell
7. The Luminaries (Granta/McClelland & Stewart, 2013) / Eleanor Catton
8. Paris Was the Place (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Susan Conley
9. Worthless Men (Sceptre, 2013) / Andrew Cowan
10. Clare of the Sea Light (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Edwidge Danticat

11. Sweet Thunder (Riverhead, 2013) / Ivan Doig
12. The Guts (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Roddy Doyle
13. The Virgins (Tin House Books, 2013) / Pamela Erens
14. A Bird’s Eye (House of Anansi Press, 2013) / Cary Fagan
15. Fallen Land (Riverhead, 2013) / Patrick Flanery
16. Extraordinary (Patrick Crean Books, 2013) / David Gilmour
17. The White Princess (Simon & Schuster, 2013) / Philippa Gregory
18. Strange Weather in Tokyo (trans. from the Japanese by Allison Markin Powell) (Portobello Books, 2013) / Hiromi Kawakami
19. The Daughters of Mars (Atria Books, 2013) / Thomas Keneally
20. The Gardener from Ochakov (trans. from the Russian by Amanda Love Darragh) (Harvill Secker, 2013) / Andrey Kurkov

21. A Marker to Measure Drift (Alfred A. Knopf/John Murray, 2013) / Alexander Maksik
22. The Infatuations (trans. from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Javier Marías
23. After Her (Harper/William Morrow, 2013) / Joyce Maynard
24. The Good Lord Bird (Riverhead, 2013) / James McBride
25. Almost English (Mantle, 2013) / Charlotte Mendelson
26. The Orchard of Lost Souls (Simon & Schuster UK, 2013) / Nadifa Mohamed
27. The Road from Gap Creek (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2013) / Robert Morgan
28. The Husband’s Secret (Penguin, 2013) / Liane Moriarty
29. The Son (trans. by Will Firth) (Istros Books, 2013) / Andrej Nikolaidis
30. Muse (Doubleday Canada, 2013) / Mary Novik

31. Snake Road (Chatto & Windus, 2013) / Sue Peebles
32. How the Light Gets In (Minotaur Books, 2013) / Louise Penny
33. The Siege (trans. from the Spanish by Frank Wynne) (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) / Arturo Pérez-Reverte
34. Night Film (Random House, 2013) / Marisha Pessl
35. A Curse on Dostoevsky (trans. from the French by Polly McLean) (Chatto & Windus, 2013) / Atiq Rahimi
36. No Man’s Nightingale (Hutchinson, 2013) / Ruth Rendell
37. Helium (Bloomsbury USA, 2013) / Jaspreet Singh
38. Brewster (W.W. Norton, 2013) / Mark Slouka
39. Love and Lament (Other Press, 2013) / John Milliken Thompson
40. The Crooked Maid (Bloomsbury USA/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013) / Dan Vyleta

41. Minister Without Portfolio (Penguin Canada, 2013) / Michael Winter
42. The Swan Book (Giramondo, 2013) / Alexis Wright
43. The Realm of Last Chances (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Steve Yarbrough

First Novels
1. The Glass Ocean (The Penguin Press/Virago, 2013) / Lori Baker
2. Three Souls (HarperCollins Canada, 2013) / Janie Chang
3. The Ghost Bride (William Morrow/Hot Key Books, 2013) / Yangsze Choo
4. The Rathbones (Doubleday, 2013) / Janice Clark
5. Necessary Errors (Penguin Books, 2013) / Caleb Crain
6. A Naked Singularity (MacLehose Press, 2013) / Sergio De La Pava
7. It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris (Grove Press, 2013) / Patricia Engel
8. Queen’s Gambit (Simon & Schuster, 2013) / Elizabeth Fremantle
9. The Gravity of Birds (Simon & Schuster, 2013) / Tracy Guzeman
10. The Marrying of Chani Kaufman (Sandstone Press, 2013) / Eve Harris

11. Burial Rites (Picador, 2013) / Hannah Kent
12. The Bone Season (Bloomsbury, 2013) / Samantha Shannon
13. The Golem and the Djinni (Blue Door, 2013) / Helene Wecker
14. Ballistics (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013) / D.W. Wilson
15. The People in the Trees (Doubleday, 2013) / Hanya Yanagihara
16. Snow Hunters (Simon & Schuster, 2013) / Paul Yoon

Stories
1. Archangel (W.W. Norton, 2013) / Andrea Barrett
2. The Color Master (Doubleday, 2013) / Aimee Bender
3. Amor and Psycho (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Carolyn Cooke
4. The Short Fiction of Flann O’Brien (eds. Neil Murphy and Keith Hopper) (Dalkey Archive Press, 2013) / Flann O’Brien
5. Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge (Little, Brown, 2013) / Peter Orner
6. Brief Encounters with the Enemy (The Dial Press, 2013) / Said Sayrafiezadeh
7. Battleborn (Granta, 2013) / Claire Vaye Watkins

Poetry
1. Imagining Alexandria: Poems in Memory of C.P. Cavafy (Harvill Secker, 2013) / Louis de Bernières
2. Her Birth (Carcanet Press/Northern House, 2013) / Rebecca Goss
3. Selected Poems (ed. Michael Longley) (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Robert Graves
4. The Water Stealer (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Maurice Riordan
5. The Forage House (Red Hen Press, 2013) / Tess Taylor
6. F (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Franz Wright

Nonfiction
1. Lawrence in Arabia: Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East (Doubleday, 2013) / Scott Anderson
2. The Sacred History: How Angels, Mystics and Higher Intelligence Made Our World (Quercus, 2013) / Jonathan Black
3. Telling Tales: Selected Writings, 1993-2013 (Union Books, 2013) / Amit Chaudhuri
4. Birds & People (photographs by David Tipling) (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Mark Cocker
5. Four Fields (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Tim Dee
6. The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945-1957 (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013) / Frank Dikötter
7. A History of Silence: A Memoir (Text Publishing, 2013) / Lloyd Jones
8. The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki (Columbia University Press, 2013) / Donald Keene
9. The Trip to Echo Spring: Why Writers Drink (Canongate Books, 2013) / Olivia Laing
10. The Novel: An Alternative History, 1600-1800 (Bloomsbury, 2013) / Steven Moore

11. Prosaics and Other Provocations: Empathy, Open Time, and the Novel (Academic Studies Press, 2013) / Gary Saul Morson
12. George Orwell: A Life in Letters (ed. Peter Davison) (Liveright, 2013) / George Orwell
13. Suitable Accommodations: An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: The Letters of J.F. Powers, 1942-1963 (ed. Katherine A. Powers) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / J.F. Powers
14. The Making of Assisi: The Pope, the Franciscans and the Painting of the Basilica (Yale University Press, 2013) / Donal Cooper and Janet Robson
15. Black Milk: On Motherhood and Writing (trans. from the Turkish by Hande Zapsu) (Penguin, 2013) / Elif Shafak
16. O My America!: Six Women and Their Second Acts in a New World (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / Sara Wheeler

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