Tuesday, October 01, 2013

October 2013 Highlights

Novels
1. Three Brothers (Chatto & Windus, 2013) / Peter Ackroyd
2. At Night We Walk in Circles (Riverhead, 2013) / Daniel Alarcón
3. MaddAddam (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013) / Margaret Atwood
4. Longbourn (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Jo Baker
5. This House is Haunted (Other Press, 2013) / John Boyne
6. The Star of Istanbul (Mysterious Press, 2013) / Robert Olen Butler
7. The Luminaries (Little, Brown, 2013) / Eleanor Catton
8. The Pure Gold Baby (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013) / Margaret Drabble 
9. Cartwheel (Random House, 2013) / Jennifer duBois
10. The Circle (Alfred A. Knopf/Hamish Hamilton, 2013) / Dave Eggers

11. The Tilted World (William Morrow, 2013) / Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly
12. The Hired Man (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013) / Aminatta Forna
13. Shadows on the Nile (Berkley, 2013) / Kate Furnivall
14. Just One Evil Act (Dutton/Hodder & Stoughton, 2013) / Elizabeth George
15. The Signature of All Things (Bloomsbury Publishing/Viking, 2013) / Elizabeth Gilbert
16. The Liar’s Daughter (Quercus, 2013) / Laurie Graham
17. Sycamore Row (Doubleday/Hodder & Stoughton, 2013) / John Grisham
18. The Orphan Choir (Hammer, 2013) / Sophie Hannah
19. Black Sheep (Chatto & Windus, 2013) / Susan Hill
20. Wars of the Roses: Stormbird (Michael Joseph, 2013) / Conn Iggulden

21. Firefly (Europa Editions, 2013) / Janette Jenkins
22. A Sixpenny Song (Tinder Press, 2013) / Jennifer Johnston
23. The Outcasts (Little, Brown, 2013) / Kathleen Kent
24. The Preservationist (Pegasus, 2013) / Justin Kramon
25. We Are Water (Harper, 2013) / Wally Lamb
26. The Two Hotel Francforts (Bloomsbury USA, 2013) / David Leavitt
27. The Widow Tree (Douglas & McIntyre, 2013) / Nicole Lundrigan
28. Nostalgia (Pantheon, 2013) / Dennis McFarland
29. Coal Creek (Allen & Unwin, 2013) / Alex Miller
30. House of Small Shadows (Pan Books/Pan Macmillan, 2013) / Adam Nevill

31. Sex Is Forbidden (also published as The Server) (Arcade Publishing, 2013) / Tim Parks
32. Quiet Dell (Scribner, 2013) / Jayne Anne Phillips
33. The African Shore (trans. from the Spanish by Jeffrey Gray) (Yale University Press, 2013) / Rodrigo Rey Rosa
34. Half the Kingdom (Melville House, 2013) / Lore Segal
35. Bellman & Black (Orion, 2013) / Diane Setterfield
36. Illuminations: A Novel of Hildegard von Bingen (Mariner Books, 2013) / Mary Sharratt
37. The Abominable (Little, Brown, 2013) / Dan Simmons
38. Guests on Earth (Algonquin, 2013) / Lee Smith
39. The Mountain of Light (Washington Square Press, 2013) / Indu Sundaresan
40. The Valley of Amazement (Ecco/Fourth Estate/HarperCollins Publishers, 2013) / Amy Tan

41. The Goldfinch (Little, Brown, 2013) / Donna Tartt
42. Goat Mountain (William Heinemann, 2013) / David Vann
43. Adé: A Love Story (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013) / Rebecca Walker
44. Where Women are Kings (Quercus, 2013) / Christie Watson
45. Postcards from the Past (Bantam Press, 2013) / Marcia Willett
46. The Daylight Gate (Grove Press, 2013) / Jeanette Winterson
47. Eyrie (Penguin Books Australia, 2013) / Tim Winton

First Novels
1. Pig’s Foot (trans. from the Spanish by Frank Wynne) (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013) / Carlos Acosta
2. The Lion Seeker (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013) / Kenneth Bonert
3. Frost Hollow Hall (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Emma Carroll
4. Southern Cross the Dog (Picador, 2013) / Bill Cheng
5. The Cartographer of No Man’s Land (Liveright, 2013) / P.S. Duffy
6. The Night Guest (Faber & Faber USA, 2013) / Fiona McFarlane
7. The Strength of Bone (Biblioasis, 2013) / Lucie Wilk

Stories
1. Stories II (Viking, 2013) / T.C. Boyle
2. Dirty Love (W.W. Norton, 2013) / Andre Dubus III
3. The Last Animal (Counterpoint, 2013) / Abby Geni
4. Women in Bed (The Story Plant, 2013) / Jessica Keener
5. If I’d Known You Were Coming (University of Iowa Press, 2013) / Kate Milliken
6. The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales (Orion, 2013) / Kate Mosse
7. The Love Objects (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Edna O’Brien
8. The Best American Short Stories 2013 (Mariner Books, 2013) / Elizabeth Strout & Heidi Pitlor (eds.)
9. Make Me Do Things (Four Way, 2013) / Victoria Redel
10. Posthumous Stories (Salt Publishing, 2013) / David Rose
11. The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons (trans. from the Persian by Sara Khalili) (W.W. Norton, 2013) / Goli Taraghi

Poetry
1. Border (Bloodaxe Books, 2013) / Peter Bennet
2. Pilgrim’s Flower (Piacdor, 2013) / Rachael Boast
3. Stay, Illusion (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Lucie Brock-Broido
4. Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems (Random House, 2013) / Billy Collins
5. Winter (Hobblebush Books, 2013) / Patricia Fargnoli
6. The Hotel Oneira (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / August Kleinzahler
7. Antidote (Ohio State University Press, 2013) / Corey Van Landingham
8. Swoop (Graywolf Press, 2013) / Hailey Leithauser
9. Echo’s Grove: Collected Translations (The Gallery Press, 2013) / Derek Mahon
10. Ramayana: A Retelling (Faber & Faber, 2013) / Daljit Nagra

11. Dog Songs (Penguin Press, 2013) / Mary Oliver
12. Milk and Filth (University of Arizona Press, 2013) / Carmen Gimenez Smith
13. The Living Option: Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2013) / Karen Solie

Nonfiction
1. The Best American Essays 2013 (Mariner Books, 2013) / Cheryl Strayed and Robert Atwan (eds.)
2. Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste (Clarkson Potter/Crown Publishing, 2013) / Luke Barr
3. On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Nicholas A. Basbanes
4. Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel (Nation Books, 2013) / Max Blumenthal
5. One Summer: America, 1927 (Doubleday, 2013) / Bill Bryson
6. Year Zero: A History of 1945 (Atlantic Books, 2013) / Ian Buruma
7. Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Nan A. Talese, 2013) / Thomas Cahill
7. Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Jung Chang
8. The Private Life: Why We Remain in the Dark (Granta Books, 2013) / Josh Cohen
9. Exodus: How Migration is Changing Our World (Oxford University Press, 2013) / Paul Collier
10. George Orwell: English Rebel (Oxford University Press, 2013) / Robert Colls

11. Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London, and the Birth of the Modern City (Counterpoint, 2013) / Jonathan Conlin
12. The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son (Nan A. Talese, 2013) / Pat Conroy
13. Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure (New York Review Books, 2013) / Artemis Cooper
14. Reading and the Reader (Oxford University Press, 2013) / Philip Davis
15. The Tale of Genji: Translation, Canonization, and World Literature (Columbia University Press, 2013) / Michael Emmerich
16. The Most of Nora Ephron (Alfred A. Knopf, 3013) / Nora Ephron
17. The Kraus Project (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Fourth Estate, 2013) / Jonathan Franzen
18. How to Read a Novelist (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / John Freeman
19. Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / John Eliot Gardiner
20. Friendship (Yale University Press, 2013) / A.C. Grayling

21. Gandhi Before India (Allen Lane, 2013) / Ramachandra Guha
22. The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City (Princeton University Press, 2013) / William B. Helmreich
23. The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization (Random House, 2013) / Arthur Herman
24. Pirates and Farmers (Ridinghouse, 2013) / Dave Hickey
25. Survival Lessons (Algonquin Books, 2013) / Alice Hoffman
26. The Novel in the Age of Disintegration: Dostoevsky and the Problem of Genre in the 1870s (Northwestern University Press, 2013) / Kate Holland
27. The Antinomies of Realism (Verso, 2013) / Frederic Jameson
28. Hatchet Job: Love Movies, Hate Critics (Picador, 2013) / Mark Kermode
29. Jack London: An American Life (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / Earle Labor
30. The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century (Viking, 2013) / David Laskin

31. Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / Linda Leavell
32. Norman Mailer: A Double Life (Simon & Schuster, 2013) / J. Michael Lennon
33. Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) / Jill Lepore
34. Ammonites and Leaping Fish: A Life in Time (Fig Tree, 2013) / Penelope Lively
35. Mind of an Outlaw: Selected Essays (ed. Phillip Sipiora) (Random House, 2013) / Norman Mailer
36. For Who the Bell Tolls: One Man’s Quest for Grammatical Perfection (Guardian Faber Publishing, 2013) / David Marsh
37. Approaching God: Between Phenomenology and Theology (Bloomsbury Academic, 2013) / Patrick Masterson
36. On Poetry (Harvard University Press, 3013) / Glyn Maxwell
37. Divine Fury: A History of Genius (Basic Books, 2013) / Darrin M. McMahon
38. Red Fortress: The Secret Heart of Russia’s History (Allen Lane/The Penguin Press, 2013) / Catherine Merridale
39. Novelty: A History of the New (The University of Chicago Press, 2013) / Michael North

40. William Trevor: Revaluations (Manchester University Press, 2013) / Paul Delaney & Michael Parker (eds.)

41. Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013) / Claudia Roth Pierpont
42. The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe (Picador, 2013) / Graham Robb
43. Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography (Viking, 2013) / Richard Rodriguez
44. The Invisible Spirit: A Life of Post-war Scotland 1945-75 (Institute of Contemporary Scotland, 2013) / Kenneth Roy
45. Still Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of a Creative Life (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013) / Dani Shapiro
46. Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City (Doubleday/Little, Brown, 2013) / Russell Shorto
47. Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013) / Robert W. Thurston, Jonathan Morris & Shawn Steiman (eds.)
48. Walking Wounded: The Life & Poetry of Vernon Scannell (Oxford University Press, 2013) / James Andrew Taylor
49. The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies and What They Did to Us (Penguin, 2013) / David Thomson

50. Moments That Made the Movies (Thames & Hudson, 2013) / David Thomson

51. The Danube: A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest (Yale University Press, 2013) / Nick Thorpe
52. Critical Mass: Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs (Doubleday, 2013) / James Wolcott
53. A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press) / Robert Zaretsky