Saturday, June 01, 2013

June 2013 Highlights

Novels
1. The Quarry (Little, Brown, 2013) / Iain Banks
2. The Shining Girls (Mulholland Books, 2013) / Lauren Beukes
3. If You Were Here (Harper, 2013) / Alafair Burke
4. Apple Tree Yard (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Louise Doughty
5. The Road Between Us (Doubleday, 2013) / Nigel Farndale
6. Shadows on the Nile (Sphere, 2013) / Kate Furnivall
7. The Ocean at the End of the Lane (William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2013) / Neil Gaiman
8. Last Friends (Little, Brown, 2013) / Jane Gardam
9. The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2013) / Andrew Sean Greer
10. Carnival (Penguin, 2013) / Rawi Hage

11. The Asylum (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / John Harwood
12. Children Are Diamonds (Arcade, 2013) / Edward Hoagland
13. Firefly (Chatto & Windus, 2013) / Janette Jenkins
14. The Year of the Ladybird (Orion, 2013) / Graham Joyce
15. Those Who Wish Me Dead (Little, Brown, 2014) / Michael Koryta
16. Death of a Dyer (Minotaur Books, 2013) / Eleanor Kuhns
17. The Flamethrowers (Harvill Secker, 2013) / Rachel Kushner
18. Time Present and Time Past (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Deirdre Madden
19. A Treacherous Paradise (trans. from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson) (Harvill Secker, 2013) / Henning Mankell
20. TransAtlantic (Random House, 2013) / Colum McCann

21. Jacob’s Folly (Canongate, 2013) / Rebecca Miller
22. Instructions for a Heatwave (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Maggie O’Farrell
23. The Emperor of Paris (Portobello Books) / C.S. Richardson
24. The Shadow Year (Orion, 2013) / Hannah Richell
25. The Professor of Truth (Hamish Hamilton, 2013) / James Robertson
26. Sparta (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Sarah Crichton Books, 2013) / Roxana Robinson
27. Big Brother (Harper, 2013) / Lionel Shriver
28. Sisterland (Random House/Doubleday, 2013) / Curtis Sittenfeld
29. Taipei (Vintage, 2013) / Tao Lin
30. The Illusion of Separateness (Harper, 2013) / Simon Van Booy

31. The Silver Star (Scribner, 2013) / Jeannette Walls
32. A Place at the Table (Touchstone, 2013) / Susan Rebecca White
33. The Why of Things (Simon & Schuster, 2013) / Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop
34. All the Birds, Singing (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Evie Wyld

First Novels
1. Every Promise (trans. from the Italian by Alastair McEwen) (MacLehose Press, 2013) / Andrea Bajani
2. The Herbalist (Penguin Ireland, 2013) / Niamh Boyce
3. We Need New Names (Chatto & Windus, 2013) / NoViolet Bulawayo
4. Eleven Days (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Lea Carpenter
5. Children of the Jacaranda Tree (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster, 2013) / Sahar Delijani
6. The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls (Riverhead/Tinder Press, 2013) / Anton DiSclafani
7. The Silent Wife (Headline/Penguin Books, 2013) / A.S.A. Harrison
8. Crazy Rich Asians (Doubleday, 2013) / Kevin Kwan
9. Red Sparrow (Scribner, 2013) / Jason Matthews
10. A Girl is a Half-formed Thing (Galley Beggar Press, 2013) / Eimear McBride
11. The Raven’s Gift (Pintail, 2013) / Don Rearden

12. In Times of Fading Light (trans. from the German by Anthea Bell) (Graywolf Press, 2013) / Eugen Ruge
13. The Execution of Noa P. Singleton (Crown/Headline Review, 2013) / Elizabeth L. Silver
14. The Story of Before (Corvus, 2013) / Susan Stairs
15. The Center of the World (Other Press, 2013) / Thomas Van Essen
16. The Blood of Heaven (Grove, 2013) / Kent Wascom

Stories
1. Town and Country: New Irish Short Stories (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Kevin Barry (ed.)
2. Bobcat and Other Stories (Algonquin Books, 2013) / Rebecca Lee
3. Binocular Vision (Pushkin Press, 2013) / Edith Pearlman

Poetry
1. Glass Wings (Bloodaxe Books, 2013) / Fleur Adcock
2. Belmont (Graywolf Press, 2013) / Stephen Burt
3. The Last Parade (Liveright, 2013) / Adam Fitzgerald
4. The Shape of a Forest (Parthian Books, 2013) / Jemma L. King
5. War Reporter (CB Editions, 2013) / Dan O’Brien


Nonfiction
1. The Time by the Sea: Aldeburgh 1956-1958 (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Ronald Blythe
2. Twenty-First-Century Fiction (Cambridge University Press, 2013) / Peter Boxall
3. Italo Calvino: Letters, 1941-1985 (selected and with an introduction by Michael Wood) (trans. from the Italian by Martin McLaughlin) (Princeton University Press, 2013) / Italo Calvino
4. Algerian Chronicles (trans. from the French by Arthur Goldhammer) (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2013) / Albert Camus
5. Careless People: Murder, Mayhem & the Invention of The Great Gatsby (Virago, 2013) / Sarah Churchwell
6. Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City (Atlantic Books, 2013) / Jonathan Conlin
7. Distance and Memory (Carcanet Press, 2013) / Peter Davidson
8. Queen Bee of Tuscany: The Redoubtable Life of Janet Ross (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / Ben Downing
9. Horace and Me: Life Lessons from an Ancient Poet (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / Harry Eyres
10. How to be a Victorian (Viking, 2015) / Ruth Goodman

11. The Sea Inside (Fourth Estate, 2013) / Philip Hoare
12. J.M. Coetzee: A Life in Writing (trans. from the Afrikaans by Michiel Heyns) (Scribe UK, 2013) / J.C. Kannemeyer
13. Modernity Britain: Opening the Box, 1957-1959 (Bloomsbury, 2013) / David Kynaston
14. The Traveler, the Tower, and the Worm: The Reader as Metaphor (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013) / Alberto Manguel
15. The North (And Almost Everything In It) (Bloomsbury, 2013) / Paul Morley
16. Distant Reading (Verso, 2013) / Franco Moretti
17. Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo (W.W. Norton/Harvill Secker, 2013) / Tim Parks
18. The Faraway Nearby (Viking, 2013) / Rebecca Solnit
19. Kafka: The Years of Insight (trans. from the German by Shelley Frisch) (Princeton University Press, 2013) / Reiner Stach
20. Kafka: The Decisive Years (trans. from the German by Shelley Frisch) (Princeton University Press, 2013) / Reiner Stach 

21. A Backpack and a Bit of Luck: Stories of a Traveller with No Sense of Direction (MPH Group Publishing, 2013) / Zhang Su Li

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