Wednesday, April 01, 2015

April 2015 Highlights

Novels
1. Fifteen Dogs (Coach House Books) / Andre Alexis
2. The Dream Lover (Random House, 2015) / Elizabeth Berg
3. Glory: A Story of Gallipoli (Orion, 2015) / Rachel Billington
4. Orient (Simon & Schuster, 2015) / Christopher Bollen
5. The Infidel Stain (Fig Tree, 2015) / M.J. Carter
6. Odysseus Abroad (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Amit Chaudhuri
7. We That Are Left (Harvill Secker, 2015) / Clare Clark
8. Coming Rain (Text Publishing, 2015) / Stephen Daisley
9. Sophie and the Sibyl: A Victorian Romance (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) / Patricia Duncker
10. My Father’s Dreams (trans. from the Slovenian by Evald Flisar & Alan McConnell-Duff) (Istros Books, 2015) / Evald Flisar

11. The Lives of Women (Atlantic Books, 2015) / Christine Dwyer Hickey
12. The Librarian (trans. from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield) (Pushkin Press, 2015) / Mikhail Elizarov
13. The Buddha’s Return (trans. from the Russian by Bryan Karetnyk) (Pushkin Press, 2015) / Gaito Gazdanov
14. Inside the O’Briens (Simon & Schuster, 2015) / Lisa Genova
15. The Wolf Border (Faber & Faber/Harper Press, 2015) / Sarah Hall
16. At Hawthorn Time (Bloomsbury Circus, 2015) / Melissa Harrison
17. The Invention of Fire (William Morrow, 2015) / Bruce Holsinger
18. The Evening Chorus (Serpent’s Tail, 2015) / Helen Humphreys
19. The Dig (Coffee House Press, 2015) / Cynan Jones
20. The Folded Clock: A Diary (Doubleday, 2015) / Heidi Julavits

21. The Heat of Betrayal (Hutchinson, 2015) / Douglas Kennedy
22. Villa America (Picador, 2015) / Liza Klaussmann
23. Dancing in the Dark: My Struggle: Book Four (trans. from the Norwegian by Donald Bartlett) (Archipelago, 2015) / Karl Ove Knausgaard
24. The American People: Volume 1: Search for My Heart (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Larry Kramer
25. A Slant of Light (Bloomsbury Publishing/Bloomsbury USA, 2015) / Jeffrey Lent
26. Pleasantville (Harper/Serpent’s Tail, 2015) / Attica Locke
27. Adult Onset (Tin House Books, 2015) / Ann-Marie MacDonald
28. Last Night on Earth (Little, Brown, 2015) / Kevin Maher
29. Memphis Movie (Soft Skull Press, 2015) / Corey Mesler
30. The Goddess of Buttercups and Daisies (Piatkus, 2015) / Martin Millar

31. The Field of the Cloth of Gold (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) / Magnus Mills
32. Blood, Salt, Water (Orion, 2015) / Denise Mina
33. In the Night of Time (trans. from the Spanish by Edith Grossman) (Tuskar Rock, 2015) / Antonio Muñoz Molina
34. The Jazz Palace (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2015) / Mary Morris
35. God Help the Child (Alfred A. Knopf/Chatto & Windus, 2015) / Toni Morrison
36. Blood on Snow (Harvill Secker/Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Jo Nesbo
37. The Children’s Crusade (Scribner, 2015) / Ann Packer
38. The Last Bookaneer (Penguin Press, 2015) / Matthew Pearl
39. The Dead Lands (Grand Central Publishing, 2015) / Benjamin Percy
40. I Refuse (trans. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett) (Graywolf Press, 2015) / Per Petterson

41. The Lost Child (Oneworld Publications, 2015) / Caryl Phillips
42. Sleeping On Jupiter (MacLehose Press, 2015) / Anuradha Roy
43. Time Ages in a Hurry (trans. from the Italian by Martha Cooley & Antonio Romani) (Archipelago Books, 2015) / Antonio Tabucchi
44. The Last Pier (Hesperus Nova/Hesperus Press, 2015) / Roma Tearne
45. All My Puny Sorrows (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Miriam Toews
46. The Night Stages (McClelland & Stewart, 2015) / Jane Urquhart
47. The Discreet Hero (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Mario Vargas Llosa
48. Where Women Are Kings (Other Press, 2015) / Christie Watson

First Novels
1. The Bamboo Stalk (trans. from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright) (Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation, 2015) / Saud Alsanousi
2. Pond (Stinging Fly Press, 2015) / Claire-Louise Bennett
3. Her Name is Rose (St Martin’s Press, 2015) / Christine Breen
4. Out in the Open (trans. from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa) (Harvill Secker, 2015) / Jesús Carrasco
5. The Honours (Canongate Books, 2015) / Tim Clare
6. Academy Street (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Mary Costello
7. The Sweetheart Deal (Little, Brown, 2015) / Polly Dugan
8. The Turner House (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) / Angela Flournoy
9. The Fair Fight (Riverbed Books, 2015) / Anna Freeman
10. Gorsky (Chatto & Windus, 2015) / Vesna Goldsworthy

11. The Life of Houses (Giramondo, 2015) / Lisa Gorton
12. Jakob’s Colours (Hodder & Stoughton, 2015) / Lindsay Hawdon
13. Fishnet (Freight Books, 2015) / Kirstin Innes
14. Disclaimer (Doubleday, 2015) / Renee Knight
15. Preparation for the Next Life (Oneworld Publications, 2015) / Atticus Lish
16. The Gracekeepers (Harvill Secker, 2015) / Kirsty Logan
17. The Story of My Teeth (trans. from the Spanish by Christina MacSweeney) (Granta Books, 2015) / Valeria Luiselli
18. Oh! You Pretty Thing (Dutton, 2015) / Shanna Mahin
19. The Glorious Heresies (John Murray, 2015) / Lisa McInerney
20. What Becomes of Us (Hachette Books Ireland, 2015) / Henrietta McKervey

21. The Good Son (Salt Publishing, 2015) / Paul McVeigh
22. The Language of Paradise (W.W. Norton, 2015) / Barbara Klein Moss
23. The Sympathizer (Grove Press, 2015) / Viet Thanh Nguyen
24. Unravelling Oliver (Penguin, 2015) / Liz Nugent
25. The Fishermen (Little, Brown, 2015) / Chigozie Obioma
26. Orhan’s Inheritance (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2015) / Aline Ohanesian
27. The Given World (Simon & Schuster, 2015) / Marian Palaia
28. Nothing Like Love (Doubleday Canada, 2015) / Sabrina Ramnanan
29. Amy Snow (Quercus, 2015) / Tracy Rees
30. The Miracle Girl (Algonquin Books, 2015) / Andrew Roe

31. Tiger Milk (trans. from the German by Tim Mohr) (Head of Zeus, 2015) / Stefanie de Velasco
32. Adeline: A Novel of Virginia Woolf (Virago/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) / Norah Vincent
33 Diamond Head (Harper, 2015) / Cecily Wong

Stories
1. Pond (Stinging Fly Press, 2015) / Claire-Louise Bennett
2. The Missing Woman and Other Stories (Parthian Books, 2015) / Carole Burns
3. What You Need (Invisible Publishing, 2015) / Andrew Forbes
4. Gutshot (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Amelia Gray
5. Voices in the Night (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Steven Millhauser
6. Daydreams of Angels (HarperCollins Publishers, 2015) / Heather O’Neill
7. Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes (trans. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett) (Graywolf Press, 2015) / Per Petterson
8. The Boy Who Could See Death (Viking, 2015) / Sally Vickers
9. The Water Museum (Little, Brown, 2015) / Luis Alberto Urrea
10. Daddy Lenin and Other Stories (McClelland & Stewart, 2015) / Guy Vanderhaeghe

11. The Boy Who Could Sea Death (Viking, 2015) / Sally Vickers
12. My Documents (trans. from the Spanish by Megan McDowell) (McSweeney’s, 2015) / Alejandro Zambra

Poetry
1. Small Hands (Liverpool University Press, 2015) / Mona Arshi
2. Honest Engine (University of Georgia Press, 2015) / Kyle Dargan
3. Deep Lane (W.W. Norton/Jonathan Cape, 2015) / Mark Doty
4. Collected Poems (The Figures, 2015) / Michael Gizzi
5. Bone Song (Briery Creek Press, 2015) / Bunny Goodjohn
6. Collected Poems (Penguin, 2015) / Tony Harrison
7. The Travels of Sorrow (The Gallery Press, 2015) / Dermot Healy
8. Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent (McClellan & Stewart, 2015) / Liz Howard
9. Sentenced to Life (Picador, 2015) / Clive James
10. The Uses of the Body (Copper Canyon Press, 2015) / Deborah Landau

11. The Observances (Carcanet Press, 2015) / Kate Miller
12. Void and Compensation (Canarium Books, 2015) / Michael Morse
13. Waiting for the Past (Black Inc., 2015) / Les Murray
14. The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa (trans. from the Japanese by Sawako Nakayasu) (Canarium Books, 2015) / Chika Sagawa
15. The Lunatic (Ecco, 2015) / Charles Simic
16. This Present Moment: New Poems (Counterpoint, 2015) / Gary Snyder
17. What About This: Collected Poems of Frank Stanford (ed. Michael Wiegers) (Copper Canyon Press, 2015) / Frank Stanford
18. Map: Collected and Last Poems (trans. from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh and Stanisław Barańczak (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) / Wislawa Szymborska
19. Junction City: Selected Poems 1990-2015 (Salmon Poetry, 2015) / Eamonn Wall
20. Alive: New and Selected Poems (NYRB Poets, 2015) / Elizabeth Willis

Nonfiction
1. Alfred Hitchcock (Chatto & Windus, 2015) / Peter Ackroyd
2. After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction (New York Review Books, 2015) / Renata Adler
3. The Light of the World: A Memoir (Grand Central Publishing, 2015) / Elizabeth Alexander
4. Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth (Oxford University Press, 2015) / Terry Alford
5. Freedom Regained: The Possibility of Free Will (Granta Books, 2015) / Julian Baggini
6. Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore (Granta Books, 2015) / Patrick Barkham
7. Rain: A Natural and Cultural History (Crown, 2015) / Cynthia Barnett
8. Violence: A Modern Obsession (Simon & Schuster, 2015) / Richard Bessel
9. Fracture: Life & Culture in the West, 1918-1938 (Basic Books, 2015) / Philipp Blom
10. Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own (Crown, 2015) / Kate Bolick 

11. The Road to Character (Allen Lane, 2015) / David Brooks
12. Life Is Short—Art Is Shorter: In Praise of Brevity (Hawthorne Books, 2015) / David Shields & Elizabeth Cooperman
13. The Narrow Edge: A Tiny Bird, An Ancient Crab, and An Epic Journey (Yale University Press, 2015) / Deborah Cramer
14. Kaleidoscope City: A Year in Varanasi (Bloomsbury USA, 2015) / Piers Moore Ede
15. The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and The Secret History of Wonderland (Harvill Secker, 2015) / Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
16. The Enlightenment: History of an Idea (trans. from the Italian by Elisabetta Tarantino) (Princeton University Press, 2015) / Vincenzo Ferrone
17. All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West (W.W. Norton, 2015) / David Gessner
18. Einstein: His Space and Times (Yale University Press, 2015) / Steven Gimbel
19. Words Without Music: A Memoir (Liveright, 2015) / Philip Glass
20. Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley (Random House, 2015) / Charlotte Gordon

21. The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to Watch (Penguin Press, 2015) / Jonathan Gottschall
22. Nations Under God: How Churches Use Moral Authority to Influence Policy (Princeton University Press, 2015) / Anna Grzymała-Busse
23. Bonaparte (trans. from the French by Steven Rendell) (Belknap Press, 2015) / Patrice Gueniffey
24. Introducing the Ancient Greeks (Bodley Head, 2015) / Edith Hall
25. James Merrill: Life and Art (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Langdon Hammer
26. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Vintage, 2015) / Yuval Noah Harari
27. Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Jane Hirshfield
28. Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker (Random House, 2015) / Thomas Kunkel
29. Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire (Bantam Press, 2015) / John Man
30. Curiosity (Yale University Press, 2015) / Alberto Manguel

31. Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen (W.W. Norton, 2015) / Mary Norris
32. Founding Grammars: How Early America’s War Over Words Shaped Today’s Language (St Martin’s Press, 2015) / Rosemarie Ostler
33. The Edge of the World: A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe (Pegasus, 2015) / Michael Pye
34. Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic (Bloomsbury Press, 2015) / Sam Quinones
35. The Shepherd’s Life: A Tale of the Lake District (Allen Lane, 2015) / James Rebanks
36. On the Move: A Life (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Oliver Sacks
37. The Life of Images: Selected Prose (Ecco, 2015) / Charles Simic
38. Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni von Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing (Head of Zeus, 2015) / Laura J. Snyder
39. The Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and Its Aftermath (Yale University Press, 2015) / Dan Stone
40. Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot (Chatto & Windus, 2015) / Mark Vanhoenacker

41. KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps (Little, Brown, 2015) / Nikolaus Wachsmann
42. The Nearest Thing to Life (Jonathan Cape/Brandeis University Press, 2015) / James Wood

1 Comments:

Blogger Bunny said...

Thanks for listing Bone Song, Eric. I'm getting kinda twitchy as the publication date nears!
Bunny
www.bagoodjohn.com

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