Thursday, May 01, 2014

May 2014 Highlights

Novels
1. The Garden of Burning Sand (Quercus, 2014) / Corban Addison
2. Suddenly, Love (trans. from the Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green) (Schocken Books, 2014) / Aharon Appelfeld
3. From a Distance (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Raffaella Barker
4. Darkling (Chatto & Windus, 2014) / Laura Beatty
5. Bittersweet (Crown, 2014) / Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
6. Above the East China Sea (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Sarah Bird
7. The Snow Queen (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Michael Cunningham
8. Wonderland (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) / Stacey D’Erasmo
9. All the Light We Cannot See (Scribner/Fourth Estate, 2014) / Anthony Doerr
10. The Unwitting (Spiegel & Grau/Picador, 2014) / Ellen Feldman

11. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour (Viking/Little Brown, 2014) / Joshua Ferris
12. The Orphans of Race Point (Harper Perennial, 2014) / Patry Francis
13. Sisters of Treason (Michael Joseph, 2014) / Elizabeth Fremantle
14. The Confabulist (Riverhead, 2014) / Steven Galloway
15. Tigerman (William Heinemann, 2014) / Nick Harkaway
16. In Certain Circles (Text Publishing, 2014) / Elizabeth Harrower
17. The Possibilities (Simon & Schuster, 2014) / Kaui Hart Hemmings
18. The Painter (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Peter Heller
19. The Book of Unknown Americans (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Cristina Henríquez
20. Ludwig’s Room (trans. from the German by Tess Lewis) (Seagull Books, 2014) / Alois Hotschnig
21. Remember Me Like This (Random House, 2014) / Bret Anthony Johnston
22. Fallout (Chatto & Windus/Random House, 2014) / Sadie Jones
23. The Last Illusion (Bloomsbury USA, 2014) / Porochista Khakpour
24. My Struggle: Book Three (trans. from the Norwegian by Donald Bartlett) (Archipelago, 2014) / Karl Ove Knausgaard
25. We Were Liars (Delacorte Press, 2014) / E. Lockhart
26. The Last Kind Words Saloon (Liveright, 2014) / Larry McMurtry
27. Sugar Hall (Seren, 2014) / Tiffany Murray
28. The Lives of Others (Chatto & Windus, 2014) / Neel Mukherjee
29. Next Life Might Be Kinder (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) / Howard Norman
30. The Thrill of It All (Harvill Secker, 2014) / Joseph O’Connor

31. The Girl Who Was Saturday Night (Quercus, 2014) / Heather O’Neill
32. The Interview (New Island Books, 2014) / Patricia O’Reilly
33. Catching Air (Washington Square Press, 2014) / Sarah Pekkanen
34. Landing Gear (Touchstone Books, 2014) / Kate Pullinger
35. The Rise & Fall of Great Powers (Sceptre, 2014) / Tom Rachman
36. Crimes Against My Brother (Doubleday Canada, 2014) / David Adams Richards
37. Family Life (Faber & Faber/W.W. Norton, 2014) / Akhil Sharma
38. Astonish Me (Blue Door, 2014) / Maggie Shipstead
39. Lost for Words (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Picador, 2014) / Edward St Aubyn
40. The Vacationers (Riverhead, 2014) / Emma Straub

41. A Southern Girl (University of South Carolina Press, 2014) / John Warley
42. The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins (Jonathan Cape, 2014) / Irvine Welsh
43. History of the Rain (Bloomsbury USA, 2014) / Niall Williams
44. Eyrie (Picador, 2014) / Tim Winton
45. The Heroes’ Welcome (The Borough Press, 2014) / Louisa Young
46. The Lobster Kings (W.W. Norton, 2014) / Alexi Zentner

First Novels
1. The Good Italian (Hodder & Stoughton, 2014) / Stephen Burke
2. The Untold (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, 2014) / Courtney Collins
3. The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (trans. from the French by Sam Taylor) (MacLehose Press, 2014) / Joël Dicker
4. Cutting Teeth (St Martin’s Press, 2014) / Julia Fierro
5. An Untamed State (Black Cat/Grove Press, 2014) / Roxane Gay
6. The Hollow Ground (Thomas Dunne Books, 2014) / Natalie S. Harnett
7. Fourth of July Creek (Ecco, 2014) / Smith Henderson
8. The Book of You (Harper, 2014) / Claire Kendal
9. Black Lake (Little, Brown, 2014) / Johanna Lane
10. In the Light of What We Know (Picador, 2014) / Zia Haider Rahman

11. The Memory Garden (Landmark/Sourcebooks, 2014) / Mary Rickerts
12. Point of Direction (Ig Publishing, 2014) / Rachel Weaver

Stories
1. The Promise (University of Queensland Press, 2014) / Tony Birch
2. Inside Madeleine (Soho Press, 2014) / Paula Bomer
3. We Were Flying to Chicago (Black Balloon Publishing, 2014) / Kevin Clouther
4. Chase Us (New Harvest, 2014) / Sean Ennis
5. American Innovations (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Rivka Galchen
6. The Stories (Little, Brown, 2014) / Jane Gardam
7. We Were Flying to Chicago (Black Balloon Publishing, 2014) / Kevin Clouther
8. Collected Stories (Faber & Faber, 2014) / John McGahern
9. Snow in May (Henry Holt, 2014) / Kseniya Melnik
10. Funny Once (Bloomsbury USA/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Antonya Nelson

11. Many Roads Through Paradise: An Anthology of Sri Lankan Literature (Penguin India, 2014) / Shyam Selvadurai (ed.)
12. The Tao of Humiliation (BOA Editions, 2014) / Lee Upton

Poetry
1. The Last Days of Troy (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Simon Armitage
2. Bright Travellers (Jonathan Cape, 2014) / Fiona Benson
3. A Poet’s Dublin (Carcanet Press, 2014) / Eavan Boland
4. The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion (Carcanet Press, 2014) / Kei Miller
5. Where the Wind Sleeps: New & Selected Poems (Salmon, 2014) / Noel Monahan
6. New Selected Poems (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Tom Paulin
7. Gunpowder Valentine: New and Selected Poems (Dedalus Press, 2014) / Paul Perry
8. The Moon Before Morning (Bloodaxe Books, 2014) / W.S. Merwin

Nonfiction
1. A Curious Career (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Lynn Barber
2. I Put a Spell On You (Jonathan Cape, 2014) / John Burnside
3. Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal (Simon & Schuster, 2014) / Ava Chin
4. Dublin: The Making of a Capital City (Profile Books, 2014) / David Dickson
5. Metaphor (Harvard University Press, 2014) / Denis Donoghue
6. Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A Pelican Introduction (Pelican, 2014) / Orlando Figes
7. The Extraordinary Life of Rebecca West (Counterpoint, 2014) / Lorna Gibb
8. The Empire of Necessity: The Untold History of a Slave Rebellion in the Age of Liberty (Oneworld Publications, 2014) / Greg Grandin
9. Roald Dahl and Philosophy: A Little Nonsense Now and Then (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014) / Jacob M. Held (ed.)
10. Eleanor Marx: A Life (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Rachel Holmes

11. Hidden Possibilities: Essays in Honor of Muriel Spark (University of Notre Dame Press, 2014) / Robert E. Hosmer Jr (ed.)
12. Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times (Simon & Schuster, 2014) / Andrew D. Kaufman
13. Meadowland: The Private Life of an English Field (Doubleday, 2014) / John Lewis-Stempel
14. The Quest for a Moral Compass: A Global History of Ethics (Atlantic Books, 2014) / Kenan Malik
15. Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood (Allen Lane/The Penguin Press, 2014) / Justin Marozzi
16. An Encyclopaedia of Myself (Fourth Estate, 2014) / Jonathan Meades
17. The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books Saved My Life (Fourth Estate, 2014) / Andy Miller
18. The Paper Trail: An Unexpected History of the World’s Greatest Invention (Allen Lane/The Penguin Press, 2014) / Alexander Monro
19. The Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters (William Collins, 2014) / Adam Nicolson
20. Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Evan Osnos

21. Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst (Yale University Press, 2014) / Adam Phillips
22. The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World (Other Press, 2014) / George Prochnik
23. Everything is Wonderful: Memories of a Collective Farm in Estonia (Grove Press/Atlantic Monthly Press, 2014) / Sigrid Rausing
24. In Search of Landfall: The Odyssey of an Indefatigable Adventurer (Ultima Thule Press, 2014) / Patrick Richardson
25. Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey in the Congo (Atlantic Books, 2014) / Anjan Sundaram

1 Comments:

Anonymous Christine Breen said...

Let us know how you enjoy Niall Williams' newest novel HISTORY OF THE RAIN. I think you will like it.

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