Thursday, January 01, 2015

January 2015 Highlights

Novels
1. See How Small (Little, Brown, 2015) / Scott Blackwood
2. Amnesia (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Peter Carey
3. Sweetland (Liveright, 2015) / Michael Crummey
4. Outline (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Rachel Cusk
5. Blood-Drenched Beard (trans. from the Portuguese by Alison Entrekin) (Penguin Press, 2015) / Daniel Galera
6. Binary Star (Two Dollar Radio, 2015) / Sarah Gerard
7. In Some Other World, Maybe (St Martin’s Press, 2015) / Shari Goldhagen
8. The Vegetarian (trans. from the Korean by Deborah Smith) (Portobello Books, 2015) / Han Kang
9. Vigilante (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015) / Shelley Harris
10. The Big Seven (Grove Press/Atlantic Monthly Press, 2015) / Jim Harrison

11. The Season of Migration (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Nellie Hermann
12. A Pleasure and a Calling (Picador USA, 2015) / Phil Hogan
13. The Crooked House (Sphere, 2015) / Christobel Kent
14. In Real Life (Canongate Books, 2015) / Chris Killen
15. 10:04 (Granta Books, 2015) / Ben Lerner
16. Fear the Darkness (Minotaur Books, 2015) / Becky Masterman
17. Runaway (Quercus, 2015) / Peter May
18. The Offering (Sceptre, 2015) / Grace McCleen
19. The Sacrifice (Ecco/Fourth Estate, 2015) / Joyce Carol Oates
20. West of Sunset (Viking, 2015) / Stewart O’Nan

21. Serpents in the Cold (Little, Brown, 2015) / Thomas O’Malley & Douglas Graham Purdy
22. Curtain Call (Jonathan Cape, 2015) / Anthony Quinn
23. Happy Are the Happy (trans. from the French by Sarah Ardizzone) (Other Press, 2015) / Yasmina Reza
24. The Door (trans. from the Hungarian by Len Rix) (New York Review of Books, 2015) / Magda Szabó
25. Lurid & Cute (Jonathan Cape, 2015) / Adam Thirlwell
26. The Same Sky (Ballantine Books, 2015) / Amanda Eyre Ward
27. Mobile Library (Picador, 2015) / David Whitehouse
28. Watch Me Go (Putnam, 2015) / Mark Wisniewski
29. The Lightning Tree (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Emily Woof
30. The Seventh Day (trans. from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr) (Pantheon, 2015) / Yu Hua

First Novels
1. Bonita Avenue (trans. from the Dutch by Jonathan Reeder) (Hogarth, 2015) / Peter Buwalda
2. The Serpent Papers (Quercus, 2015) / Jessica Cornwell
3. Lost & Found (Dutton/Hutchinson, 2015) / Brooke Davis
4. The Devil You Know (Touchstone, 2015) / Elisabeth de Mariaffi
5. A Small Indiscretion (Random House, 2015) / Jan Ellison
6. An Untamed State (Corsair, 2015) / Roxane Gay
7. One Night, Markovitch (trans. from the Hebrew by Sondra Silverston) (Pushkin Press, 2015) / Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
8. Black River (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) / S.M. Hulse
9. The Vegetarian (trans. from the Korean by Deborah Smith) (Portobello Books, 2015) / Han Kang
10. The Girl On the Train (Riverbed Books/Doubleday, 2015) / Paula Hawkins

11. This Place Holds No Fear (trans. from the German by Anne Posten) (Haus Publishing, 2015) / Monika Held
12. Etta and Otto and Russell and James (Fig Tree, 2015) / Emma Hooper
13. Descent (Algonquin Books, 2015) / Tim Johnston
14. The First Bad Man (Scribner, 2015) / Miranda July
15. The Magician’s Lie (Sourcebooks Landmark, 2015) / Greer Macallister
16. Against the Country (Random House, 2015) / Ben Metcalf
17. The Sweetheart (Simon & Schuster, 2015) / Angelina Mirabella
18. Arrows of Rain (Soho Press, 2015) / Okey Ndibe
19. The Hourglass Factory (Simon & Schuster, 2015) / Lucy Ribchester
20. Alice and the Fly (Hodder & Stoughton, 2015) / James Rice

21. Don’t Let Him Know (Bloomsbury Publishing/Bloomsbury USA, 2015) / Sandip Roy
22. The Secret Wisdom of the Earth (Grand Central Publishing, 2015) / Christopher Scotton
23. The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac (Henry Holt, 2015) / Sharma Shields
24. Migratory Animals (Harper Perennial, 2015) / Mary Helen Specht
25. The Winter War (trans. from the Finnish by Tiina Nunnally) (Serpent’s Tail, 2015) / Philip Teir
26. The Jaguar’s Children (Knopf Canada/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) / John Vaillant
27. The Liar’s Chair (Mantle, 2015) / Rebecca Whitney
28. Weathering (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) / Lucy Wood

Stories
1. Refund (Counterpoint Press, 2015) / Karen E. Bender
2. Almost Famous Women (Scribner, 2015) / Megan Mayhew Bergman
3. The Hollow Land (Europa Editions, 2015) / Jane Gardam
4. Settlers of Unassigned Lands (University of Michigan Press, 2015) / Charles McLeod
5. The Alphabet of Birds (And Other Stories, 2015) / S.J. Naudé
6. Honeydew (Little, Brown/John Murray, 2015) / Edith Pearlman
7. Hall of Small Animals (Riverhead Books, 2015) / Thomas Pierce
8. Wrote for Luck (Galley Beggar Press, 2015) / D.J. Taylor
9. The Country Road (trans. from the German by Kurt Beals) (New Directions, 2015) / Regina Ullmann

Poetry
1. Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015) / Ross Gay
2. A Stranger’s Mirror: New and Selected Poems, 1994-2014 (W.W. Norton, 2015) / Marilyn Hacker
3. One Thousand Things Worth Knowing (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Paul Muldoon
4. Silvina Ocampo: Selected Poems (trans. from the Spanish by Jason Weiss) (New York Review Books, 2015) / Silvina Ocampo
5. Beauty/Beauty (Bloodaxe Books, 2015) / Rebecca Perry
6. Station Zed (Graywolf Press, 2015) / Tom Sleigh

Nonfiction
1. Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) / Anita Anand
2. On Writers and Writing (previously published as Negotiating with the Dead) (Virago, 2015) / Margaret Atwood
3. Van Gogh: A Power Seething (New Harvest, 2015) / Julian Bell
4. On the Wilder Shores of Love: Sketches from a Bohemian Life (ed. Georgia de Chamberet) (Virago, 2015) / Lesley Blanch
5. Darius in the Shadow of Alexander (trans. from the French by Jane Marie Todd) (Harvard University Press, 2015) / Pierre Briant
6. The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family (Alfred A. Knopf/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) / Roger Cohen
7. Young Eliot: From St Louis to The Waste Land (Jonathan Cape, 2015) / Robert Crawford
8. The Devil Wins: A History of Lying from the Garden of Eden to the Enlightenment (Princeton University Press, 2015) / Dallas G. Denery II
9. My History: A Memoir of Growing Up (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015) / Antonia Fraser
10. The Middle Ages (trans. from the German by Peter Lewis) (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2015) / Johannes Fried

11. Leaving Before the Rains Come (Penguin Press, 2015) / Alexandra Fuller
12. Entertaining Judgment: The Afterlife in Popular Imagination (Oxford University Press, 2015) / Greg Garrett
13. Publishing: A Writer’s Memoir (Bloomsbury Press, 2015) / Gail Godwin
14. The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933-1973 (Princeton University Press, 2015) / Mark Greif
15. Mr and Mrs Disraeli: A Strange Romance (Chatto & Windus, 2015) / Daisy Hay
16. The Italians (Allen Lane/Viking, 2015) / John Hooper
17. When the Facts Change: Essays, 1995-2010 (The Penguin Press, 2015) / Tony Judt
18. Quite a Good Time to be Born: A Memoir, 1935-1975 (Harvill Secker, 2015) / David Lodge
19. One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History (University of Wisconsin Press, 2015) / Peter Manseau
20. The Romani Gypsies (Belknap Press, 2015) / Yaron Matras

21. Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) / Hamish McDonald
22. Sympathy for the Devil: Four Decades of Friendship with Gore Vidal (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Michael Mewshaw
23. Northrop Frye and American Fiction (University of Toronto Press, 2015) / Claude Le Fustec
24. Philosophy of Language: The Classics Explained (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2015) / Colin McGinn
25. The Fall of Language in the Age of English (trans. from the Japanese by Mari Yoshihara & Juliet Winters) (Columbia University Press, 2015) / Minae Mizumura
26. Between Gods: A Memoir (Tinder Press, 2015) / Alison Pick
27. After the Holocaust the Bells Still Ring (Urim Publications, 2015) / Joseph Polak
28. Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells a Story (Counterpoint, 2015) / Michael Rosen
29. The Young T.E. Lawrence (published as Young Lawrence: A Portrait of the Legend as a Young Man in the U.K. in 2014) (W.W. Norton, 2015) / Anthony Sattin
30. A Man of Good Hope (Jonathan Cape, 2015) / Jonny Steinberg

31. The Poet’s Tale: Chaucer and the year that made The Canterbury Tales (Profile Books, 2015) / Paul Strohm
32. Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class (Yale University Press, 2015) / Scott Timber
33. Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others (Yale University Press, 2015) / David Sloan Wilson

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