Tuesday, April 01, 2014

April 2014 Highlights

Novels
1. The Art of Floating (Berkley, 2014) / Kristin Bair O’Keeffe
2. The Temporary Gentleman (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Sebastian Barry
3. Tapestry of Fortunes (Random House, 2014) / Elizabeth Berg
4. Ghost Moon (Salt Publishing, 2014) / Ron Butlin
5. The Closet of Savage Mementos (New Island Books, 2014) / Nuala Ní Chonchúir
6. Kingmaker" Winter Pilgrims (Cenrury, 2014) / Toby Clements
7. No Book But the World (Riverhead, 2014) / Leah Hager Cohen
8. The Wolf in Winter (Hodder & Stoughton, 2014) / John Connolly
9. The Brunist Day of Wrath (Dzanc Books, 2014) / Robert Coover
10. Frog Music (Little, Brown, 2014) / Emma Donoghue

11. The Train to Warsaw (Grove Press, 2014) / Gwen Edelman
12. And the Dark Sacred Night (Pantheon, 2014) / Julia Glass
13. The Fortune Hunter (Headline Review, 2014) / Daisy Goodwin
14. The Telling Error (Hodder & Stoughton, 2014) / Sophie Hannah
15. The Museum of Extraordinary Things (Simon & Schuster, 2014) / Alice Hoffman
16. Be Safe I Love You (Virago, 2014) / Cara Hoffman
17. Off Course (Sarah Crichton Books, 2014) / Michelle Huneven
18. The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden (trans. from the Swedish by Rachel Wilson-Broyles) (Ecco Press, 2014) / Jonas Jonasson
19. Fallout (Harper, 2014) / Sadie Jones
20. American Romantic (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) / Ward Just

21. The Pink Suit (Little, Brown, 2014) / Nicole Mary Kelby
22. All Decent Animals (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Oonya Kempadoo
23. Diary of the Fall (trans. from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa) (Harvill Secker, 2014) / Michel Laub
24. I Pity the Poor Immigrant (Little, Brown, 2014) / Zachary Lazar
25. The Medici Boy (Astor + Blue Editions, 2014) / John L’Heureux
26. In Paradise (Riverhead, 2014) / Peter Matthiessen
27. The Dead Ground (Headline, 2014) / Claire McGowan
28. Hidden (New Harvest, 2014) / Catherine McKenzie
29. Blue Is the Night (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Eoin McNamee
30. Bodies of Light (Granto Books, 2014) / Sarah Moss

31. Talking to Ourselves (trans. from the Spanish by Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garcia) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Andrés Neuman
32. The Ballad of a Small Player (Hogarth, 2014) / Lawrence Osborne
33. Quiet Dell (Jonathan Cape, 2014) / Jayne Anne Phillips
34. Lovers at the Chameleon Club: Paris, 1932 (Harper, 2014) / Francine Prose
35. The Other Story (St Martin’s Press, 2014) / Tatiana de Rosnay
36. The Giraffe’s Neck (trans. from the German by Shaun Whiteside) (Bloomsbury USA/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) / Judith Schalansky
37. The Walk Home (Virago, 2014) / Rachel Seiffert
38. The Hungry Ghosts (Telegram Books, 2014) / Shyam Selvadurai
39. A God in Every Stone (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Kamila Shamsie
40. Family Life (W.W. Norton, 2014) / Akhil Sharma

41. Astonish Me (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Maggie Shipstead
42. The Casebook (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Mona Simpson
43. The Ten Thousand Things (Gerald Duckworth/Duckworth Overlook, 2014) / John Spurling
44. Secrecy (Other Press, 2014) / Rupert Thomson
45. The Cold Song (trans. from the Norwegian by Barbara J. Haveland) (Other Press, 2014) / Linn Ullmann
46. Love and Treasure (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Ayelet Waldman
47. History of the Rain (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Niall Williams
48. Into the Trees (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Robert Williams
49. All the Birds, Singing (Pantheon, 2014) / Evie Wyld
50. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2014) / Gabrielle Zevin

1. Waiting for the Man (ECW Press, 2014) / Arjun Basu
2. Steal the North (Viking Adult, 2014) / Heather Brittain Bergstrom
3. Life Drawing (Picador, 2014) / Robin Black
4. Ruby (Hogarth, 2014) / Cynthia Bond
5. Bonita Avenue (trans. from the Dutch by Jonathan Reeder) (Pushkin Press, 2014) / Peter Buwalda
6. Viviane (trans. from the French by Linda Coverdale) (The New Press, 2014) / Julia Deck
7. ’Til the Well Runs Dry (Henry Holt, 2014) / Lauren Francis-Sharma
8. The Steady Running of the Hour (Simon & Schuster, 2014) / Justin Go
9. Sedition (Henry Holt, 2014) / Katharine Grant
10. The Marrying of Chani Kaufman (Black Cat/Grove Press, 2014) / Eve Harris

First Novels
11. The Gypsy Goddess (Atlantic Books, 2014) / Meena Kandasamy
12. The Natural Order of Things (Vintage, 2014) / Kevin P. Keating
13. Land of No Rain (trans. from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright) (Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing, 2014) / Amjad Nasser
14. After Darkness (Allen & Unwin, 2014) / Christine Piper
15. In the Light of What We Know (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Zia Haider Rahman
16. Look Who’s Back (trans. from the German by Jamie Bulloch) (MacLehose Press/Quercus, 2014) / Timur Vermes
17. Chop Chop (Viking, 2014) / Simon Wroe

Stories
1. Saltwater (Liberties Press, 2014) / Lane Ashfeldt
2. Can’t and Won’t (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Lydia Davis
3. Only the Animals (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Australia, 2014) / Ceridwen Dovey
4. Acts of God (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2014) / Ellen Gilchrist
5. Tell Me One Thing (Nan A. Talese, 2014) / Deena Goldstone
6. All the Rage (Jonathan Cape/New Harvest, 2014) / A.L. Kennedy
7. The Frangipan Hotel (Spiegel & Grau, 2014) / Violet Kupersmith
8. How does a single blade of grass thank the sun? (Nightwood Editions, 2014) / Doretta Lau
9. The Other Language (Pantheon, 2014) / Francesca Marciano
10. Thunderstruck and Other Stories (The Dial Press, 2014) / Elizabeth McCracken

11. The Girl Who Was Saturday Night (HarperCollins Canada, 2014) / Heather O’Neill

Poetry
1. Moontide (Bloodaxe Books, 2014) / Niall Campbell
2. My Family and Other Superheroes (Seren, 2014) / Jonathan Edwards
3. Selected Poems (Coffee House Press, 2014) / Mark Ford
4. Corridor (Graywolf Press, 2014) / Saskia Hamilton
5. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Poems on the Words That Move Them (Simon & Schuster UK, 2014) / Anthony & Ben Holden (eds.)
6. The Tulip-Flame (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2014) / Chloe Honum
7. And Short the Season (W.W. Norton, 2014) / Maxine Kumin
8. This Blue (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Maureen N. McLane
9. Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting (Little, Brown/Sceptre, 2014) / Kevin Powers
10. The Road to Emmaus (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Spencer Reece

11. The Tame Magpie (Hanging Loose Press, 2014) / Paul Violi
12. The Pedestrians (Wave Books, 2014) / Rachel Zucker

Nonfiction
1. Charlie Chaplin (Chatto & Windus, 2014) / Peter Ackroyd
2. Walking Home: A Poet’s Journey (W.W. Norton, 2014) / Simon Armitage
3. The Land Where Lemons Grow: The Story of Italy and its Citrus Fruit (Particular Books, 2014) / Helena Attlee
4. Paris at the End of the World: The City of Light During the Great War, 1914-1918 (Harper Perennial, 2014) / John Baxter
5. Updike (Harper, 2014) / Adam Begley
6. The Valley: A Hundred Years in the Life of a Family (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Richard Benson
7. Hans Christian Andersen: European Witness (Yale University Press, 2014) / Paul Binding
8. 1965: The Year Modern Britain Was Born (Simon & Schuster, 2014) / Christopher Bray
9. The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940 (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Frederick Brown
10. New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir (Random House, 2014) / Gail Caldwell

11. A Farm Dies Once a Year: A Memoir (Henry Holt, 2014) / Arlo Crawford
12. The Sea-God’s Herb: Essays & Criticism, 1975-2014 (Dzanc Books, 2014) / John Domini
13. Music at Midnight: The Life and Poetry of George Herbert (University of Chicago Press, 2014) / John Drury
14. Italoamericana: The Literature of the Great Migration, 1880-1943 (Fordham University Press, 2014) / Francesco Durante (ed.)
15. Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth About Everything (Twelve, 2014) / Barbara Ehrenreich
16. Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History (Metropolitan Books, 2014) / Orlando Figes
17. Odd Job Man: Some Confessions of a Slang Lexicographer (Jonathan Cape, 2014) / Jonathon Green
18. Language!: 500 Years of the Vulgar Tongue (Atlantic Books, 2014) / Jonathon Green
19. Gandhi Before India (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Ramachandra Guha
20. A Poet’s Glossary (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) / Edward Hirsch

21. Kolyma Diaries: A Journey into Russia’s Haunted Hinterland (Portobello Books, 2014) / Jacek Hugo-Bader
22. The Empathy Exams: Essays (Graywolf Press, 2014) / Leslie Jamieson
23. In the Slender Margin: The Intimate Strangeness of Death and Dying (Patrick Crean Books, 2014) / Eve Joseph
24. Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty (Random House, 2014) / Diane Keaton
25. The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories (Scriber, 2014) / Marina Keegan
26. The Object Parade (Counterpoint, 2014) / Dinah Lenney
27. Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir (Crown, 2014) / Frances Mayes
28. Not for Everyday Use: A Memoir (Akashic Books, April 2014) / Elizabeth Nunez
29. The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century (trans. from the German by Patrick Camiller) (Princeton University Press, 2014) / Jürgen Osterhammel
30. Limber: Essays (Sarabande Books, 2014) / Angela Pelster

31. The Novel: A Biography (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2014) / Michael Schmidt
32. The Soul of the World (Princeton University Press, 2014) / Roger Scruton
33. You Feel So Mortal: Essays on the Body (University of Chicago Press, 2014) / Peggy Shinner
34. Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film (Columbia University Press, 2014) / Robert Sitton
35. The Informed Air: Essays (ed. Penelope Jardin) (New Directions, 2014) / Muriel Spark
36. The Expedition to the Baobab Tree (trans. from the Afrikaans by J.M. Coetzee) (Archipelago, 2014) / Wilma Stockenström
37. The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap (Spiegel & Grau, 2014) / Matt Taibbi
38. What Would Lynne Tillman Do? (Red Lemonade, 2014) / Lynne Tillman
39. The Living Goddess: A Journey Into the Heart of Kathmandu (Penguin Books India, 2014) / Isabella Tree

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