Monday, September 01, 2014

September 2014 Highlights

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first SEPTEMBER was crisp and golden as an apple.” J.K. ROWLING, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007)

Novels
1. The Zone of Interest (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Martin Amis
2. Broken Monsters (Mulholland Books, 2014) / Lauren Beukes
3. The Betrayers (Little, Brown, 2014) / David Bezmozgis
4. A History of Loneliness (Doubleday, 2014) / John Boyne
5. Outline (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Rachel Cusk
6. Two More Pints (Jonathan Cape, 2014) / Roddy Doyle
7. Perfidia (Alfred A. Knopf/William Heinemann, 2014) / James Ellroy
8. The High Divide (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2014) / Lin Enger
9. Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (trans. from the Italian by Ann Goldstein) (Europa Editions, 2014) / Elena Ferrante
10. Edge of Eternity (Pan Macmillian/Dutton Books, 2014) / Ken Follett

11. The Unknown Bridesmaid (Europa Editions, 2014) / Margaret Forster
12. The Secret Place (Viking Adult, 2014) / Tana French
13. Mr Mac and Me (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Esther Freud
14. Arctic Summer (Europa Editions, 2014) / Damon Galgut
15. Flood of Fire (John Murray, 2014) / Amitav Ghosh
16. Hold the Dark (Liveright, 2014) / William Giraldi
17. Gangsterland (Counterpoint, 2014) / Tod Goldberg
18. All the Days and Nights (The Friday Project, 2014) / Niven Govinden
19. The Monogram Murders: The New Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot Mystery (William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2014) / Sophie Hannah
20. Dear Thief (Jonathan Cape, 2014) / Samantha Harvey

21. The Soul of Discretion (Chatto & Windus, 2014) / Susan Hill
22. Printer’s Devil Court (Profile Books, 2014) / Susan Hill
23. The Sunrise (Headline Review, 2014) / Victoria Hislop
24. Neverhome (Little, Brown, 2014) / Laird Hunt
25. Black Dance (Black Cat/Grove Press, 2014) / Nancy Huston
26. Beirut, Beirut (trans. from the Arabic by Chip Rossetti) (Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing, 2014) / Sonallah Ibrahim
27. Wittgenstein Jr (Melville House, 2014) / Lars Iyer
28. J (Jonathan Cape, 2014) / Howard Jacobson
29. The Surfacing (Sandstone Press, 2014) / Cormac James
30. The Moor’s Account (Pantheon, 2014) / Laila Lalami

31. 10:04 (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Ben Lerner
32. The Day of Atonement (Random House, 2014) / David Liss
33. Adult Onset (Knopf Canada, 2014) / Ann-Marie MacDonald
34. The Undertaking (Grove Press, 2014) / Audrey Magee
35. Station Eleven (Alfred A. Knopf/Picador, 2014) / Emily St John Mandel
36. An Event in Autumn (trans. from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson) (Harvill Secker, 2014) / Henning Mankell
37. The Skeleton Road (Little, Brown, 2014) / Val McDermid
38. The Children Act (Jonathan Cape/Nan A. Talese, 2014) / Ian McEwan
39. Accidents of Marriage (Atria Books, 2014) / Randy Susan Meyers
40. The Bone Clocks (Sceptre/Random House, 2014) / David Mitchell

41. Florence Gordon (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) / Brian Morton
42. The Taxidermist’s Daughter (Orion, 2014) / Kate Mosse
43. Us (Hodder & Stoughton, 2014) / David Nicholls
44. The Dog (Pantheon, 2015) / Joseph O’Neill
45. When the Night Comes (Hatchette Australia, 2014) / Favel Parrett
46. De Potter’s Grand Tour (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Joanna Scott
47. In the Red (Little, Brown, 2014) / Elena Mauli Shapiro
48. Quartet for the End of Time (William Heinemann/Hamish Hamilton Canada, 2014) / Johanna Skibsrud
49. How to Be Both (Hamish Hamilton, 2014) / Ali Smith
50. A Sudden Light (Simon & Schuster, 2014) / Garth Stein

51. The Opening Sky (McClelland & Stewart, 2014) / Joan Thomas
52. The Paying Guests (Virago/Riverhead, 2014) / Sarah Waters
53. Belzar (Dutton Juvenile, 2014) / Meg Wolitzer
54. Clara’s Daughter (Salt Publishing, 2014) / Meike Ziervogel

First Novels
1. The Secret Sky (Philomel Books, 2014) / Atia Abawi
2. Under the Tripoli Sky (trans. from the French by Adriana Hunter) (Peirene Press, 2014) / Kamal Ben Hameda
3. Ashes in the Wind (Head of Zeus, 2014) / Christopher Bland
4. Gutenberg’s Apprentice (Harper, 2014) / Alix Christie
5. Wolf in White Van (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / John Darnielle
6. A Replacement Life (One/Pushkin Press, 2014) / Boris Fishman
7. Sons and Fathers (Linda Leith Publishing, 2014) / Daniel Goodwin
8. The Banks of Certain Rivers (Lake Union Publishing, 2014) / Jon Harrison
9. The Bully of Order (Harper Press, 2014) / Brian Hart
10. Rainey Royal (Soho Press, 2014) / Dylan Landis

11. Our Lady of the Nile (trans. from the French by Melanie Mauthner) (Archipelago Books, 2014) / Scholastique Mukasonga
12. Island of a Thousand Mirrors (St Martin’s Press, 2014) / Nayomi Munaweera
13. September (Salt Publishing, 2014) / Christopher Prendergast
14. We Are Not Ourselves (Simon & Schuster, 2014) / Matthew Thomas
15. Love Me Back (Doubleday, 2014) / Merritt Tierce
16. The Life of a Banana (Legend Press, 2014) / P.P. Wong

Stories
1. The Palace of Illusions (Soft Skull Press, Sept 2014) / Kim Addonizio
2. The Emerald Light in the Air (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Donald Antrim
3. Stone Mattress: Nine Tales (Nan A. Talese/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Margaret Atwood
4. Everything is Moving, Everything is Joined: The Selected Stories of Stella Duffy (Salt Publishing, 2014) / Stella Duffy
5. Falsipedies & Fibsiennes (Guernica Editions, 2014) / Ali Eteraz
6. The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 (Anchor, 2014) / Laura Furman (ed.)
7. Now We Will be Happy (University of Nebraska Press, 2014) / Amina Gautier
8. Noontide Toll (The New Press, 2014) / Romesh Gunesekera
9. Doll House (Dock Street Press, 2014) / Sara Lippmann
10. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher (Fourth Estate/Henry Holt, 2014) / Hilary Mantel

11. Lovely, Dark, Deep (Ecco Press, 2014) / Joyce Carol Oates
12. Wallflowers (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Eliza Robertson
13. Mr. Bones: Twenty Stories (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) / Paul Theroux

Poetry
1. Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989-2014 (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Simon Armitage
2. A Woman Without a Country (Carcanet Press, 2014) / Eavan Boland
3. The Whole & Rain-domed Universe (Picador, 2014) / Collette Bryce
4. Body and Soul (New Island Books, 2014) / Anthony Cronin
5. Faithful and Virtuous Night (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Carcanet Press, 2014) / Louise Glück
6. Habitation: Collected Poems (Lost Horse Press, 2014) / Sam Hamill
7. Gabriel: A Poem (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Edward Hirsch
8. Prelude to Bruise (Coffee House Press, 2014) / Saeed Jones
9. Fauverie (Seren, 2014) / Pascale Petit
10. Sailing the Forest: Selected Poems (Picador, 2014) / Robin Robertson

11. Collected Poems (Alfred A. Knopf/Random House, 2014) / Mark Strand
12. Liffey Swim (Dedalus Press, 2014) / Jessica Traynor
13. Once in the West (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014) / Christian Wiman

Nonfiction
1. The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us (W.W. Norton, 2014) / Diane Ackerman
2. Civil War: The History of England: Volume III (Macmillan, 2014) / Peter Ackroyd
3. Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence (Bodley Head, 2014) / Karen Armstrong
4. On Immunity: An Inoculation (Graywolf Press, 2014) / Eula Biss
5. The Prince of Los Cocuyos (Ecco, 2014) / Richard Blanco
6. Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) / Charles M. Blow
7. Epilogue: A Memoir (Liveright, 2014) / Will Boast
8. Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII’s Most Faithful Servant (Hodder & Stoughton, 2014) / Tracy Borman
9. An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) / Nick Bunker
10. Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the Shadows of War (New York Review Books, 2014) / Ian Buruma

11. Collection of Sand: Essays (trans. from the Italian by Martin McLaughlin) (Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014) / Italo Calvino
12. Late Victorian Crime Fiction in the Shadows of Sherlock (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) / Clare Clarke
13. Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford University Press, 2014) / David Crystal
14. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory (W.W. Norton, 2014) / Caitlin Doughty
15. Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” (Random House, 2014) / Lena Dunham
16. After the Titanic: A Life of Derek Mahon (Gill & Macmillan, 2014) / Stephen Enniss
17. While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in Nepal (Seal Press, 2014) / Elizabeth Enslin
18. The Most of Nora Ephron (Doubleday, 2014) / Nora Ephron
19. Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and Translator (Chatto & Windus, 2015) / Jean Findlay
20. Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America (Harper, 2014) / Franklin Foer (ed.)
21. The Myth of the Enlightenment (Earthrise Press, 2014) / Frederick Glaysher
22. It’s Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Clichés (Oxford University Press USA, 2014) / Orin Hargraves
23. A People’s History of the French Revolution (Verso Books, 2014) / Eric Hazan
24. The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics (Belknap Press, 2014) / Ayesha Jalal
25. The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors (Faber & Faber, 2014) / Dan Jones
26. Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul (W.W. Norton, 2014) / Charles King
27. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate (Simon & Schuster/Allen Lane, 2014) / Naomi Klein
28. Modernity Britain: Book Two: A Shake of the Dice, 1959-62 (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / David Kynaston
29. Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh (Bloomsbury Circus/W.W. Norton, 2014) / John Lahr
30. The Quest for a Moral Compass: A Global History of Ethics (Melville House, 2014) / Kenan Malik

31. Private Island: Why Britain Now Belongs to Someone Else (Verso Books, 2014) / James Meek
32. Ezra Pound: Poet: A Portrait of the Man & His Work: Volume II: The Epic Years, 1921-1939 (Oxford University Press, 2014) / A. David Moody
33. Pilgrimage to Iona: Discovering the Ancient Secrets of the Sacred Isle (Watkins Publishing, 2014) / Claire Nahmad
34. Why Grow Up?: Philosophy in Transit (Penguin, 2014) / Susan Neiman
35. The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century (Allen Lane/Viking Adult, 2014) / Steven Pinker
36. Between Gods: A Memoir (Doubleday Canada, 2014) / Alison Pick
37. The Ron Rash Reader (ed. Randall Wilhelm) (The University of South Carolina Press, 2014) / Ron Rash
38. A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of American Literature (Regent Press, 2015) / Jonah Raskin
39. Women in Dark Times (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014) / Jacqueline Rose
40. Scorsese: A Retrospective (Thames & Hudson, 2014) / Tom Shone

41. Cowardice: A Brief History (Princeton University Press, 2015) / Chris Walsh
42. The Bush: Travels in the Heart of Australia (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Books Australia, 2014) / Don Watson
43. Hidden City: Adventures and Explorations in Dublin (Penguin Ireland, 2014) / Karl Whitney
44. Victoria: A Life (Atlantic Books, 2014) / A.N. Wilson
45. David: The Divided Heart (Yale University Press, 2014) / David Wolpe

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