Sunday, September 01, 2013

September 2013 Highlights

Novels
1. Traveling Sprinkler (Blue Rider Press, 2013) / Nicholson Baker
2. The Orenda (Hamish Hamilton Canada, 2013) / Joseph Boyden
3. The Aftermath (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Rhidian Brook
4. Accusation (Goose lane, 2013) / Catherine Bush
5. Margot (Riverhead) / Jillian Cantor
6. Lion Heart (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013) / Justin Cartwright
7. The Luminaries (Granta Books, 2013) / Eleanor Catton
8. The Childhood of Jesus (Viking, 2013) / J.M. Coetzee
9. The Man in the Window (Lake Union Publishing, 2013) / Jon Cohen
10. Duplex (Graywolf Press, 2013) / Kathryn Davis

11. Cartwheel (Random House, 2013) / Jennifer duBois
12. The Tilted World (Mantle, 2013) / Tom Franklin & Beth Ann Fennelly
13. The Story of a New Name (trans. from the Italian by Ann Goldstein) (Europa Editions, 2013) / Elena Ferrante
14. The Narrow Road to the Deep North (Knopf Australia, 2013) / Richard Flanagan
15. Songs of Willow Frost (Ballantine Books, 2013) / Jamie Ford
16. The Explanation for Everything (Algonquin Books, 2013) / Lauren Grodstein
17. Local Souls (Liveright, 2013) / Allan Gurganus
18. Enon (Random House, 2013) / Paul Harding
19. The Son of a Certain Woman (Knopf Canada, 2013) / Wayne Johnston
20. The Outcasts (Little, Brown, 2013) / Kathleen Kent

21. My Life as a Silent Movie (Indiana University Press, 2013) / Jesse Lee Kercheval
22. Moonrise (Hyperion, 2013) / Cassandra King
23. Doctor Sleep (Scribner, 2013) / Stephen King
24. Chasing the King of Hearts (trans. from the Polish by Philip Boehm) (Peirene Press, 2013) / Hanna Krall
25. Seibo There Below (trans. from the Hungarian by Ottilie Mulzet) (New Directions, 2013) / László Krasznahorkai
26. The Lowland (Alfred A. Knopf/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013) / Jhumpa Lahiri
27. Road Ends (Knopf Canada, 2013) / Mary Lawson
28. Dissident Gardens (Doubleday, 2013) / Jonathan Lethem
29. The Widow Tree (Douglas & McIntyre, 2013) / Nicole Lundrigan
30. The Figures of Beauty (HarperCollins Canada, 2013) / David Macfarlane

31. Unexploded (Hamish Hamilton, 2013) / Alison MacLeod
32. My Notorious Life (Scribner, 2013) / Kate Manning
33. A Beautiful Truth (Soho Press, 2013) / Colin McAdam
34. Someone (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / Alice McDermott
35. The Bastard Pleasure (Dzanc Books, 2013) / Sean McGrady
36. One Night in Winter (Century, 2013) / Simon Sebag Montefiore
37. The Rising of Bella Casey (Brandon, 2013) / Mary Morrissy
38. Bleeding Edge (Penguin USA/Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Thomas Pynchon
39. Subtle Bodies (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Norman Rush
40. Help for the Haunted (William Morrow, 2013) / John Searles

41. The Woman Who Lost Her Soul (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013) / Bob Shacochis
42. My Ghosts (Knopf Canada, 2013) / Mary Swan
43. The Windsor Faction (Chatto & Windus/Pegasus, 2013) / D.J. Taylor
44. Goat Mountain (Harper/Text Publishing, 2013) / David Vann
45. Let Him Go (Milkweed Editions, 2013) / Larry Watson
46. The Maid’s Version (Little, Brown, 2013) / Daniel Woodrell
47. Marina (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013) / Carlos Ruiz Zafón

First Novels
1. The Herbalist (Penguin, 2013) / Niamh Boyce
2. Kicking the Sky (Doubleday Canada, 2013) / Anthony De Sa
3. The Live and Loves of Lena Gaunt (Fremantle Press, 2013) / Tracy Farr
4. The Marrying of Chani Kaufman (Sandstone Press, 2013) / Eve Harris
5. The Dilettantes (Freehand Books, 2013) / Michael Hingston
6. Burial Rites (Little, Brown, 2013) / Hannah Kent
7. Arimathea (Brandon Books/O’Brien Press, 2013) / Frank McGuinness
8. Mount Merrion (Penguin, 2013) / Justin Quinn
9. Marriage Material (William Heinemann, 2013) / Sathnam Sanghera

Stories
1. Stay Up With Me (Ecco, 2013) / Tom Barbash
2. Young Skins (The Stinging Fly, 2013) / Colin Barrett
3. Red Girl Rat Boy (Biblioasis, 2013) / Cynthia Flood
4. The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 (Anchor, 2013) / Laura Furman (ed.)
5. Savage Love (Goose Lane Editions, 2013) / Douglas Glover
6. Oh, My Darling (HarperCollins Canada, 2013) / Shaena Lambert
7. Evil Eye: Four Novellas of Love Gone Wrong (Mysterious Press, 2013) / Joyce Carol Oates
8. Between Friends (trans. from the Hebrew by Sondra Silverston) (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013) / Amos Oz
9. Nine Inches (St Martin’s Press, 2013) / Tom Perrotta
10. The Old Priest (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013) / Anthony Wallace

Poetry
1. The Inside of An Apple (Wave Books, 2013) / Joshua Beckman
2. Stealing Sugar from the Castle: Selected and New Poems, 1950-2013 (W.W. Norton, 2013) / Robert Bly
3. E.E. Cummings: Complete Poems, 1904-62 (ed. George James Firmage) (Liveright, 2013) / E.E. Cummings
4. New & Selected Potatoes (Bloodaxe Books, 2013) / John Hegley
5. Division Street (Chatto & Windus, 2013) / Helen Mort
6. Six Bad Poets (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Christopher Reid
7. American Songbook (Ugly Duckling, 2013) / Michael Ruby
8. Nothing by Design (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Mary Jo Salter
9. 3 Sections (Graywolf Press, 2013) / Vijay Seshadri
10. Sleeping Keys (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Jean Sprackland

11. The Book of Goodbyes (BOA Editions, 2013) / Jillian Weise

Nonfiction
1. Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of Natures and the Fortunes of Migrants (Harvard University Press, 2013) / Sunil S. Amrith
2. Levels of Life (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Julian Barnes
3. Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations (Liveright, 2013) / Mary Beard
4. Year Zero: A History of 1945 (Penguin Press, 2013) / Ian Buruma
5. Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China (Jonathan Cape, 2013) / Jung Chang
6. Calcutta: Two Years in the City (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Amit Chaudhuri
7. The Golden Thread: The Story of Writing (Atlantic Books, 2013) / Ewan Clayton
8. On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads (Bloomsbury USA, 2013) / Tim Cope
9. Wordsmiths and Warriors: The English-Language Tourist’s Guide to Britain (Oxford University Press, 2013) / David Crystal and Hilary Crystal
10. Music at Midnight: The Life and Poetry of George Herbert (Allen Lane, 2013) / John Drury

11. Religion Without God (Harvard University Press, 2013) / Ronald Dworkin
12. The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos (John Murray, 2013) / Patrick Leigh Fermor
13. Augustine: Conversions to Confessions (Basic Books, 2013) / Robin Lane Fox
14. Dancing with the Enemy: My Family’s Holocaust Secret (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2013) / Paul Glaser
15. Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914 (William Collins, 2013) / Max Hastings
16. Crazy Little Heaven: An Indonesian Journey (Transit Lounge, 2013) / Mark Heyward
17. Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and Other Typographical Curiosities (Particular Books, 2013) / Keith Houston
18. Sightlines: A Conversation with the Natural World (The Experiment, 2013) / Kathleen Jamie
19. The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America (University of Minnesota Press, 2013) / Thomas King
20. Chasing the King of Hearts (trans. from the Polish by Philip Boehm) (Peirene Press, 2013) / Hanna Krall

21. The African (trans. from the French by C. Dickson) (David R. Godine, 2013) / J.-M. G. Le Clézio
22. Slow Reading in a Hurried Age (Belknap Press, 2013) / David Mikics
23. The Bombing War: Europe 1939-1945 (Allen Lane, 2013) / Richard Overy
24. The Lives of the Novel: A History (Princeton University Press, 2013) / Thomas G. Pavel
25. The Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History (The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2013) / Antony Polonsky
26. Salinger (Simon & Schuster, 2013) / David Shields & Shane Salerno
27. The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000BCE-1492CE (Bodley Head, 2013) / Simon Schama
28. Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History (Henry Holt, 2013) / Paul Schneider
29. Rhys Davies: A Writer’ss Life (Parthian Books, 2013) / Meic Stephens
30. The Consolations ofthe Forest: Alone in a Cabin on the Siberian Taiga (trans. from the French by Linda Coverdale) (Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2013) / Sylvain Tesson

31. Men We Reaped: A Memoir (Bloomsbury USA, 2013) / Jesmyn Ward
32. Olivier (MacLehose Press, 2013) / Philip Ziegler

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