Thursday, October 01, 2015

October 2015 Highlights

Novels
1. The Women’s Pages (Picador Australia/Pan Macmillan Australia, 2015) / Debra Adelaide
2. A Song for Ella Grey (Delacorte Press, 2015) / David Almond
3. August, October (trans. from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman) (Hispabooks, 2015) / Andrés Barba
4. Beatlebone (Canongate Books, 2015) / Kevin Barry
5. The Secret Chord (Viking, 2015) / Geraldine Brooks
6. The Hours Count (Riverhead Books, 2015) / Jillian Cantor
7. We That Are Left (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) / Clare Clark
8. We Five (Dzanc Books, 2015) / Mark Dunn
9. The War Reporter (Thomas Dunne Books/St Martin’s Press, 2015) / Martin Fletcher
10. The Italian Wife (Berkley, 2015) / Kate Furnivall

11. Career of Evil: A Cormoran Strike Novel (Sphere/Mulholland Books, 2015) / Robert Galbraith
12. Little Sister Death (Dzanc Books/Faber & Faber, 2015) / William Gay
13. A Banquet of Consequences (Viking/Hodder & Stoughton, 2015) / Elizabeth George
14. Playing with Fire (Ballantine Books, 2015) / Tess Gerritsen
15. A Poet of the Invisible World (Picador USA, 2015) / Michael Golding
16. Dictator (Hutchinson, 2015) / Robert Harris
17. Submission (trans. from the French by Lorin Stein) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Michele Houellebecq
18. Two Gun & Sun (Caitlin Press, 2015) / June Hutton
19. The House on Cold Hill (Macmillan, 2015) / Peter James
20. Fear of Dying (Canongate Books, 2015) / Erica Jong

21. Ghosting (Myriad Editions, 2015) / Jonathan Kemp
22. Man Tiger (trans. from the Indonesian by Labodalih Sembiring) (Verso Books, 2015) / Eka Kurniawan
23. Hell & High Water (Walker Books, 2015) / Tanya Landman
24. High Dive (William Heinemann, 2015) / Jonathan Lee
25. Mrs Roosevelt’s Confidante (Bantam, 2015) / Susan Elia MacNeal
26. End Games in Bordeaux (Quartet Books, 2015) / Allan Massie
27. The Maiden Dinosaur (Turnpike Books, 2015) / Janet McNeill
28. As Strangers Here (Turnpike Books, 2015) / Janet McNeill
29. Slade House (Sceptre/Random House, 2015) / David Mitchell
30. A Place Called Sorry (Caitlin Press, 2015) / Donna Milner

31. After the Circus (trans. from the French by Mark Polizzotti) (Yale University Press, 2015) / Patrick Modiano
32. Paris Nocturne (trans. from the French by Phoebe Weston-Evans) (Yale University Press, 2015) / Patrick Modiano
33. Stones in the Road (New American Library, 2015) / E.B. Moore
34. The Lake House (Mantle/Pan Macmillan/Atria Books, 2015) / Kate Morton
35. The Mark and the Void (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Paul Murray
36. The Little Red Chairs (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Edna O’Brien
37. Death by Water (trans. from the Japanese by Deborah Boliver Boehm) (Grove Press, 2015) / Kenzaburō Ōe
38. A Strangeness in My Mind (trans. from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Orhan Pamuk
39. Dreams of the Red Phoenix (Unbridled Books, 2015) / Virginia Pye
40. Dark Corners (Hutchinson, 2015) / Ruth Rendell

41. The Mountain Shadow (Little, Brown/Grove Press, 2015) / Gregory David Roberts
42. Martin John (Biblioasis, 2015) / Anakana Schofield
43. A Whole Life (trans. from the German by Charlotte Collins) (Picador, 2015) / Robert Seethaler
44. Golden Age (Alfred A. Knopf/Mantle, 2015) / Jane Smiley
45. Before the Feast (trans. from the German by Anthea Bell) (Pushkin Press, 2015) / Saša Stanišić
46. Good Night, Mr Woodhouse (Milkweed Editions, 2015) / Faith Sullivan
47. Katherine Carlyle (Other Press, 2015) / Rupert Thomson
48. All the Stars in the Heavens (Harper, 2015) / Adriana Trigiani
49. The Gap of Time (Hogarth, 2015) / Jeanette Winterson
50. The Natural Way of Things (Allen & Unwin, 2015) / Charlotte Wood

First Novels
1. Spill Simmer Falter Wither (Windmill Books, 2015) / Sara Baume
2. Juventud (Curbside Splendor Publishing, 2015) / Vanessa Blakeslee
3. And West Is West (Algonquin Books, 2015) / Ron Childress
4. City on Fire (Alfred A. Knopf/Jonathan Cape, 2015) / Garth Risk Hallberg
5. Considering the Women (Bloodaxe Books, 2015) / Choman Hardi
6. Alice in Bed (Counterpoint, 2015) / Judith Hooper
7. Beauty Is a Wound (trans. from the Indonesian by Annie Tucker) (New Directions, 2015) / Eka Kurniawan
8. Mrs Engels (Catapult, 2015) / Gavin McCrea
9. Tram 83 (trans. from the French by Roland Glasser) (Jacaranda Books, 2015) / Fiston Mwanza Mujila
10. Landfalls (Little, Brown, 2015) / Naomi J. Williams

Stories
1. Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories (Penguin Classics, 2015) / Charles Beaumont
2. Pond (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2015) / Claire-Louise Bennett
3. Mothers, Tell Your Daughters (W.W. Norton, 2015) / Bonnie Jo Campbell
4. The Early Stories of Truman Capote (Random House, 2015) / Truman Capote
5. How Winter Began (University of Nebraska Press, 2015) / Joy Castro
6. Eyes: Novellas & Stories (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / William H. Gass
7. A Few Days in the Country and Other Stories (Text Publishing, 2015) / Elizabeth Harrower
8. The Collected Short Stories (eds. Keith Hopper & Neil Murphy) (Columbia University Press/Dalkey Archive Press, 2015) / Dermot Healy
9. Clown’s Shoes (Parthian Books, 2015) / Rebecca F. John
10. Stories and Poems (ed. Daniel Karlin) (Oxford University Press, 2015) / Rudyard Kipling

11. The Tsar of Love and Techno (Hogarth, 2015) / Anthony Marra
12. Thirteen Ways of Looking (Random House, 2015) / Colum McCann
13. Dinosaurs on Other Planets (The Stinging Fly Press, 2015) / Danielle McLaughlin
14. Daydreams of Angels (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Heather O’Neill
15. This Angel on My Chest (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015) / Leslie Pietrzyk
16. 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) / Lorrie Moore & Heidi Pitlor (eds.)
17. The Best American Short Stories 2015 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) / T.C. Boyle & Heidi Pitlor (eds.)
18. Mendocino Fire (Harper, 2015) / Elizabeth Tallent

Poetry
1. That Which Is Suddenly Precious: New and Selected Poems (New Island Books, 2015) / Dermot Bolger
2. Sentences and Rain (Coffee House Press, 2015) / Elaine Equi
3. Considering the Women (Bloodaxe Books, 2016) / Choman Hardi
4. The Bonniest Companie (Picador, 2015) / Kathleen Jamie
5. Emblems of the Passing World: Poems After Photographs by August Sander (Other Press, 2015) / Adam Kirsch
6. The Emperor of Water Clocks (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Yusef Komunykaa
7. On Bunyah (Black Inc., 2015) / Les Murray
8. Felicity (Penguin Press, 2015) / Mary Oliver
9. Posthumous Cantos (ed. Massimo Bacigalupo) (Fyfield Books, 2015) / Ezra Pound
10. Talking Dead (Jonathan Cape, 2015) / Neil Rollinson

11. Erratic Facts (Grove Press, 2015) / Kay Ryan
12. The Collected Poems and Drawings of Stevie Smith (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Stevie Smith
13. Inquisition Lane (Bloodaxe Books, 2015) / Matthew Sweeney
14. Fur (Dedalus Press, 2015) / Grace Wells
15. Selected Poems (ed. Christopher Carduff) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / John Updike
16. Supplication: Selected Poems by John Wieners (eds. Joshua Beckman, C.A. Conrad & Robert Dewhurst) (Wave Books, 2015) / John Wieners

Nonfiction
1. Wilkie Collins: A Brief Life (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2015) / Peter Ackroyd
2. The Best American Essays 2015(Mariner Books, 2015) / Ariel Levy & Robert Atwan (eds.)
3. Keeping An Open Eye: Essays on Art (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Julian Barnes
4. Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life (William Collins/Harper, 2015) / Jonathan Bate
5. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome (Profile Books, 2015) / Mary Beard
6. Changing the Subject: Art and Attention in the Internet Age(Graywolf Press, 2015) / Sven Birkerts
7. The Road to Little Dribbling (Doubleday, 2015) / Bill Bryson
8. Drinking in America: Our Secret History (Twelve, 2015) / Susan Cheever
9. A House of My Own: Stories from My Life (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Sandra Cisneros
10. Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink (Blue Rider Press, 2015) / Elvis Costello

11. Eternity’s Sunrise: The Imaginative World of William Blake (Yale University Press, 2015) / Leo Damrosch
12. Sure, Why Would Ye Not?: Two Oul Fellas Put the World to Rights (Blackstaff Press, 2015) / Rodney Edwards
13. The Limits of Critique (University of Chicago Press, 2015) / Rita Felski
14. Kingdom Overthrown: Ireland and the Battle for Europe, 1688-1691 (New Island Books, 2015) / Gerard Fitzgibbon
15. The Man with the Golden Typewriter: Ian Fleming’s James Bond Letters (ed. Fergus Fleming) (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) / Ian Fleming
16. My History: A Memoir of Growing Up (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2015) / Antonia Fraser
17. Elephant Complex: Travels in Sri Lanka (Quercus, 2015) / John Gimlette
18. Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta (Simon & Schuster, 2015) / Richard Grant
19. Charlotte Brontë: A Life (Viking, 2015) / Claire Harman
20. North Men: The Viking Saga, 793-1241 AD (Head of Zeus, 2015) / John Haywood

21. The Rise of Germany, 1939-1941: The War in the West (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2015) / James Holland
22. Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar (Doubleday, 2015) / Tom Holland
23. Hemingway in Love: His Own Story: A Memoir (St Martin’s Press, 2015) / A.E. Hotchner
24. Sebald’s Vision (Columbia University Press, 2015) / Carol Jacobs
25. Realm Divided: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England (Head of Zeus, 2015) / Dan Jones
26. Sintra: The Chairman (Doubleday, 2015) / James Kaplan
27. Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories (Princeton University Press, 2015) / Webb Keane
28. The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains (Princeton University Press, 2015) / Thomas W. Laqueur
29. The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination (Profile Books, 2015) / Richard Mabey
30. The Ottoman Endgame: War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923 (Allen Lane/Penguin Press, 2015) / Sean McMeekin

31. Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli (NYU Press, 2015) / Ted Merwin
32. Maman, What Are We Called Now? (Persephone Books, 2015) / Jacqueline Mesnil-Amar
33. The Irish Paradox: How and Why We Are Such a Contradictory People (Gill & Macmillan, 2015) / Sean Moncrieff
34. My Unsentimental Education (University of Georgia Press, 2015) / Debra Monroe
35. Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal (Doubleday, 2015) / Jay Parini
36. The Best American Essays 2015 (Mariner Books, 2015) / Robert Atwan & Ariel Levy (eds.)
37. The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees (Particular Books, 2015) / Robert Penn
38. Between Gods: A Memoir (Harper Perennial, 2015) / Alison Pick
39. They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper (Fourth Estate, 2015) / Bruce Robinson
40. The Givenness of Things: Essays (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Virago, 2015) / Marilynne Robinson

41. Reporting Always: Writings from The New Yorker (Scribner, 2015) / Lillian Ross
42. 1956: The Year That Changed Britain (Biteback Publishing, 2015) / Francis Beckett & Tony Russell
43. The Other Paris (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Luc Sante
44. The Witches: Salem, 1692 (Little, Brown, 2015) / Stacy Schiff
45. Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left (Bloomsbury Continuum, 2015) / Roger Scruton
46. 1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear (published as The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 in the U.S.) (Faber & Faber/Simon & Schuster, 2015) / James Shapiro
47. John le Carré: The Biography (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) / Adam Sisman
48. My Father’s Guitar and Other Imaginary Things (Algonquin Books, 2015) / Joseph Skibell
49. M Train (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) / Patti Smith
50. Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontiers of a New America (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / T.J. Stiles

51. Beethoven: Anguish & Triumph (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Jan Swafford
52. Proust: The Search (Yale University Press, 2015) / Benjamin Taylor
53. The English and Their History (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Robert Tombs
54. Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age (Penguin Press, 2015) / Sherry Turkle
55. The Last Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (Jonathan Cape, 2015) / Alison Weir
56. Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives (trans. from the German by Shelley Frisch) (Liveright, 2015) / Karin Wieland
57. Walking the Kiso Road: A Modern-Day Exploration of Old Japan (Shambhala, 2015) / William Scott Wilson
58. Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers (William Collins/Harper, 2015) / Simon Winchester
59. Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage (Counterpoint, 2015) / Kathleen Winter
60. The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science (John Murray, 2015) / Andrea Wulf

61. John McGahern and the Imagination of Tradition (Cork University Press, 2015) / Stanley van der Ziel

1 Comments:

Blogger kookie said...

Thank you for compiling these monthly lists. I come back here frequently to make sure I'm not missing out on any upcoming releases. I really appreciate all the good work you do here.

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