Sunday, November 01, 2015

November 2015 Highlights

“The early dusk of a NOVEMBER afternoon had already closed in; the street-lamps, in the thick, brown air, looked weak and red; our heroine was unattended and Euston Square was a long way from Piccadilly.” HENRY JAMES, The Portrait of a Lady (1881)

Novels
1. The Japanese Lover (trans. from the Spanish by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson) (Atria Books, 2015) / Isabel Allende
2. Up Against the Night (Bloomsbury USA, 2015) / Justin Cartwright
3. Number 11 (Viking, 2015) / Jonathan Coe
4. The Life-Writer (Comma Press, 2015) / David Constantine
5. Numero Zero (trans. from the Italian by Richard Dixon) (Harvill Secker, 2015) / Umberto Eco
6. Home by Nightfall (Minotaur Books, 2015) / Charles Finch
7. The Mare (Pantheon, 2015) / Mary Gaitskill
8. Playing with Fire (Bantam Press, 2015) / Tess Gerritsen
9. Wherever There Is Light (Atria Books, 2015) / Peter Golden
10. The Silent Room (Macmillan, 2015) / Mari Hannah

11. Twain & Stanley Enter Paradise (Grand Central Publishing, 2015) / Oscar Hijuelos
12. Avenue of Mysteries (Simon & Schuster, 2015) / John Irving
13. All for Nothing (trans. from the German by Anthea Bell) (Granta Books, 2015) / Walter Kempowski
14. Napoleon’s Last Island (Vintage Australia/Random House Australia, 2015) / Tom Keneally
15. Hesitation Wounds (The Overlook Press, 2015) / Amy Koppelman
16. The Great Swindle (trans. from the French by Frank Wynne) (MacLehose Press, 2015) / Pierre Lemaitre
17. The Speaker’s Wife (Constable, 2015) / Quentin Letts
18. His Bloody Project (Contraband, 2015) / Graeme Macrae Burnet
19. Tightrope (Other Press, 2015) / Simon Mawer
20. The Edge of Lost (Kensington, 2015) / Kristina McMorris

21. Hotels of North America (Little, Brown, 2015) / Rick Moody
22. The Lake House (Allen & Unwin, 2015) / Kate Morton
23. All the Houses (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Karen Olsson
24. Even Dogs in the Wild (Orion, 2015) / Ian Rankin
25. One Out of Two (trans. from the Spanish by Katherine Silver) (Graywolf Press, 2015) / Daniel Sada
26. Private Life (trans. from the Catalan by Mary Ann Newman) (Archipelago Books, 2015) / Josep Maria de Sagarra
27. Martin John (Biblioasis, 2015) / Anakana Schofield
28. The Muralist (Algonquin Books, 2015) / B.A. Shapiro
29. The Story of Mr Sommer (trans. from the German by Michael Hofmann) (Fox, Finch & Tepper, 2015) / Patrick Süskind
30. The Book Collector (Salt Publishing, 2015) / Alice Thompson

31. Katherine Carlyle (Corsair, 2015) / Rupert Thomson
32. The Age of Reinvention (trans. from the French by Sam Taylor) (Scribner UK, 2015) / Karine Tuil
33. The Big Green Tent (trans. from the Russian by Bela Shayevich) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Ludmila Ulitskaya
34. Cousins (Viking, 2015) / Salley Vickers
35. Because She Never Asked (trans. from the Spanish by Valerie Miles) (New Directions, 2015) / Enrique Vila-Matas
36. The Edge of the Fall (Orion, 2015) / Kate Williams
37. Little Aunt Crane (trans. from the Chinese by Esther Tyldesley) (Harvill Secker, 2015) / Geling Yan

First Novels
1. Bohemian Gospel (Pegasus, 2015) / Dana Chambee Carpenter
2. Bird (Counterpoint, 2015) / Noy Holland
3. American Copper (Unbridled Books, 2015) / Shann Ray

Stories
1. A Wild Swan and Other Tales (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Michael Cunningham
2. The Penguin Book of the British Short Story: Volume 1: From Daniel Defoe to John Buchan (Penguin Classics, 2015) / Philip Hensher (ed.)
3. The Penguin Book of the British Short Story: Volume 2: From P.G. Wodehouse to Zadie Smith (Penguin Classics, 2015) / Philip Hensher (ed.)
4. A Snow Garden and Other Stories (Doubleday, 2015) / Rachel Joyce
5. The Bazaar of Bad Dreams (Scribner/Hodder & Stoughton, 2015) / Stephen King
6. Dancing on the Outskirts (Virago, 2015) / Shena Mackay
7. People Like Us (Atelier26 Books, 2015) / Margaret Malone
8. You Have Never Been Here: New and Selected Stories (Small Beer Press, 2015) / Mary Rickert
9. Cockfosters (Jonathan Cape, 2015) / Helen Simpson
10. Calloustown (Dzance Books, 2015) / George Singleton

11. Public Library and Other Stories (Hamish Hamilton, 2015) / Ali Smith
12. The Unprofessionals: New American Writing from The Paris Review (Penguin Books, 2015) / Lorin Stein (ed.)
13. Tales of Accidental Genius (Harper Perennial, 2015) / Simon Van Booy

Poetry
1. The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai (ed. Robert Alter) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015) / Yehuda Amichai
2. Distance (Revival Press, 2015) / Ron Carey
3. Unicorn: The Poetry of Angela Carter (Profile Books, 2015) / Angela Carter
4. Love the Stranger (YesYes Books, 2015) / Jay Deshpande
5. Collected Poems (Picador, 2015) / Carol Ann Duffy
6. The Poems of T.S. Eliot: Volume I: Collected & Uncollected Poems (eds. Christopher Ricks & Jim McCue) (Faber & Faber, 2015) / T.S. Eliot
7. The Poems of T.S. Eliot: Volume II: Practical Cats & Further Verses (eds. Christopher Ricks & Jim McCue) (Faber & Faber, 2015) / T.S. Eliot
8. Not in this World (Bloodaxe Books, 2015) / Tracey Herd
9. Second Empire (Alice James Books, 2015) / Richie Hofmann
10. Empty Chairs: Selected Poems (trans. from the Chinese by Ming Di & Jennifer Stern) (Graywolf Press, 2015) / Liu Xia

11. Peace Talks (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Andrew Motion
12. Bright Scythe: Selected Poems (trans. from the Swedish by Patty Crane) (Sarabande Books, 2015) / Tomas Tranströmer
13. Wife (Peepul Tree Press, 2015) / Tiphanie Yanique

Nonfiction
1. This Old Man: All in Pieces (Doubleday, 2015) / Roger Angell
2. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome (Liveright, 2015) / Mary Beard
3. Orison for a Curlew: In Search of a Bird on the Edge of Extinction (Little Toller Books, 2015) / Horatio Clare
4. London Fog: The Biography (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2015) / Christine L. Corton
5. Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of Twenty Lost Buildings from the Tower of Babel to the Twin Towers (Old Street Publishing, 2015) / James Crawford
6. The Last of the Light: About Twilight (Reaction Books, 2015) / Peter Davidson
7. Augustine: Conversions and Confessions (Allen Lane, 2015) / Robin Lane Fox
8. Pour Me: A Life (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015) / A.A. Gill
9. New York: Capital of the 20th Century (Verso Books, 2015) / Kenneth Goldsmith
10. The Chintz Age: Tales of Love and Loss for a New New York (Cervena Barva Press, 2015) / Ed Hamilton

11. The Blue Touch Paper: A Memoir (W.W. Norton, 2015) / David Hare
12. Josephine Tey: A Life (Sandstone Press, 2015) / Jennifer Morag Henderson
13. The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on a Secret (Icon Books, 2015) / Catherine Hewitt
14. Elizabeth: Renaissance Prince (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015) / Lisa Hilton
15. And Yet ...: Essays (Simon & Schuster, 2015) / Christopher Hitchens
16. The Spectacle of Skill: Selected Writings of Robert Hughes (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Robert Hughes
17. To Hell and Back: Europe 1914-1949 (Viking, 2015) / Ian Kershaw
18. Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind (W.W. Norton, 2015) / George Makari
19. The Simplest Words: A Storyteller’s Journey (Allen & Unwin, 2015) / Alex Miller
20. Alex Haley and the Books That Changed a Nation (St Martin’s Press, 2015) / Robert J. Norrell

21. A Notable Woman: The Romantic Journals of Jean Lucy Pratt (ed. Simon Garfield) (Canongate Books, 2015) / Jean Lucey Pratt
22. The Other Paris: An Illustrated Journey Through a City’s Poor and Bohemian Past (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Luc Sante
23. 1966: The Year the Decade Exploded (Faber & Faber, 2015) / Jon Savage
24. John le Carré: The Biography (Harper, 2015) / Adam Sisman
25. Proust: The Search (Yale University Press, 2015) / Benjamin Taylor
26. How to Watch a Movie (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / David Thomson
27. The Lost Detective: Becoming Dashiell Hammett (Bloomsbury USA, 2015) / Nathan Ward
28. Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015) / Tim Whitmarsh
29. Black Dragon River: A Journey Down the Amur River at the Borderlands of Empires (Penguin Press, 2015) / Dominic Ziegler

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