Monday, August 01, 2016

August 2016 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Bones of Paradise (William Morrow, 2016) / Jonis Agee
2. The English Teacher (trans. from the Hebrew by Philip Simpson) (Penguin Press, 2016) / Yiftach Reicher Atir
3. The Beautiful Dead (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016 / Belinda Bauer
4. The New Mrs Clifton (Michael Joseph, 2016) / Elizabeth Buchan
5. Addlands (The Dial Press, 2016) / Tom Bullough
6. The Fortunes (Sceptre, 2016) / Peter Ho Davies
7. A House Without Windows (William Morrow, 2916) / Nadia Hashimi
8. Lord of the Darkwood: The Tale of Shikanoko (FSG Originals/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Lian Hearn
9. War & Turpentine (trans. from the Dutch by David McKay) (Pantheon, 2016) / Stefan Hertmans
10. The Book That Matters Most (W.W. Norton, 2016) / Ann Hood

11. To the Bright Edge of the World (Little, Brown/Tinder Press, 2016) / Eowyn Ivey
12. The Knives (Faber & Faber, 2016) / Richard T. Kelly
13. The Angels Die (trans. from the French by Howard Curtis) (Gallic Books, 2016) / Yasmin Khadra
14. Dear Mr M (trans. from the Dutch by Sam Garrett) (Picador, 2016) / Herman Koch
15. Shining Sea (Little, Brown, 2016) / Anne Korkeakivi
16. The Golden Age (Europa Editions, 2016) / Joan London
17. Out of Bounds (Little, Brown, 2016) / Val McDermid
18. Nutshell (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2016) / Ian McEwan
19. Carousel Court (Simon & Schuster, 2016) / Joe McGinniss Jr
20. Arrowood (Spiegel & Grau, 2016) / Laura McHugh

21. Bright, Precious Days (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Jay McInerney
22. Little Jewel (trans. from the French by Penny Hueston) (Yale University Press, 2016) / Patrick Modiano
23. Death and the Seaside (Salt Publishing, 2016) / Alison Moore
24. The Last Days of Night (Random House, 2016) / Graham Moore
25. Turning Blue (Moth Publishing, 2016) / Benjamin Myers
26. Harmony (Viking/Penguin Random House, 2016) / Carolyn Parkhurst
27. A Great Reckoning (Minotaur Books, 2016) / Louise Penny
28. By Gaslight (McClelland & Stewart, 2016) / Steven Price
29. The Imperial Wife (Thomas Dunne Books, 2016) / Irina Reyn
30. When the Music’s Over (William Morrow, 2016) / Peter Robinson

31. The Constant Soldier (Mantle, 2016) / William Ryan
32. The Chosen Ones (trans. from the Swedish by Anna Paterson) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Steve Sem-Sandberg
33. Autumn (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin, 2016) / Ali Smith
34. Leaving Lucy Pear (Blackfriars, 2016) / Anna Solomon
35. The Lauras (Cornerstone/William Heinemann, 2016) / Sara Taylor
36. Mr Eternity (Bloomsbury USA, 2016) / Aaron Thier
37. Night of Fire (Chatto & Windus, 2016) / Colin Thubron
38. Divorce Is in the Air (trans. from the Spanish by Megan McDowell) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Gonzalo Torné
39. The Kukotsky Enigma (trans. from the Russian by Diane Nemec Ignashev) (Northwestern University Press, 2016) / Ludmila Ulitskaya
40. Still Here (Hogarth, 2016) / Lara Vapnyar

41. Another Brooklyn (Amistad, 2016) / Jacqueline Woodson

FIRST NOVELS
1. Taduno’s Song (Canongate Books, 2016) / Odafe Atogun
2. Feeding Time (Galley Beggar Press, 2016) / Adam Biles
3. Harmless Like You (Sceptre, 2016) / Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
4. The Windy Season (Allen & Unwin, 2016) / Sam Carmody
5. The Island Will Sink (The Lifted Brow, 2016) / Briohny Doyle
6. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things (Thomas Dunne Books/St Martin’s Press, 2016) / Bryn Greenwood
7. The Nix (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Nathan Hill
8. The Countenance Divine (John Murray, 2016) / Michael Hughes
9. How I Became a North Korean (Viking/Faber & Faber, 2016) / Krys Lee
10. The Gentleman (Penguin Press, 2016) / Forrest Leo

11. Infinite Ground (Atlantic Books, 2016) / Martin MacInnes
12. Behold the Dreamers (Random House, 2016) / Imbolo Mbue
13. The Glorious Heresies (Tim Duggan Books/Crown Publishing, 2016) / Lisa McInerney
14. Behind Closed Doors (St Martin’s Press, 2016) / B.A. Paris
15. The Grand Tour (Doubleday, 2016) / Adam O’Fallon Price
16. The Comet Seekers (Harvill Secker, 2016) / Helen Sedgwick
17. The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko (St Martin’s Press, 2016) / Scott Stambach

STORIES
1. Dinosaurs on Other Planets (Random House, 2016) / Danielle McLaughlin
2. After the Carnage (University of Queensland Press, 2016) / Tara June Winch

POETRY
1. Summer Rain (Ward Wood Publishing, 2016) / Noel Duffy
2. Everything We Always Knew Was True (Copper Canyon Press, 2016) / James Galvin
3. Lacunae: 100 Imagined Ancient Love Poems (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Daniel Nadler
4. Falling Awake (W.W. Norton, 2016) / Alice Oswald
5. Standoff (Graywolf Press, 2016) / David Rivard
6. Gold from the Stone (Canongate Books, 2016) / Lemn Sissay
7. The Remedies (Picador, 2016) / Katharine Towers

NONFICTION
1. Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness (Roost Books, 2016) / Michael P. Branch
2. Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / A.S. Byatt
3. The Hate Race: A Memoir (Hatchette Australia, 2016) / Maxine Beneba Clarke
4. Known and Strange Things: Essays (Random House/Faber & Faber, 2016) / Teju Cole
5. Japanese Culture: The Religious and Philosophical Foundations (Tuttle Publishing, 2016) / Roger J. Davies
6. The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine (Granta Books, 2016) / Ben Ehrenreich
7. The Story of Egypt: The Civilization That Shaped the World (Pegasus Books, 2016) / Joann Fletcher
8. The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy (Liveright, 2916) / Anthony Gottlieb
9. A Little History of Religion (Yale University Press, 2016) / Richard Holloway
10. Making Literature Now (Stanford University Press, 2016) / Amy Hungerford

11. Play All: A Bingewatcher’s Notebook (Yale University Press, 2016) / Clive James
12. The Glamour of Strangeness: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Jamie James
13. Scream: A Memoir of Glamour and Dysfunction (Dey Street Books, 2016) / Tama Janowitz
14. Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion: A Life (Allen Lane, 2016) / Gareth Stedman Jones
15. The Accidental Life: An Editor’s Notes on Writing and Writers (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Terry McDonell
16. Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century (Bodley Head, 2016) / Gideon Rachman
17. 1666: Plague, War and Hellfire (John Murray, 2016) / Rebecca Rideal
18. The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art (Random House, 2016) / Sebastian Smee
19. Land of Enchantment: A Memoir (Plume, 2016) / Leigh Stein
20. Orwell’s Nose: A Pathological Biography (Reaktion Books, 2016) / John Sutherland

21. Wear and Tear: The Threads of My Life (Simon & Schuster, 2016) / Tracy Tynan
22. The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race (Scribner, 2016) / Jesmyn Ward (ed.)
23. The Kingdom of Speech (Jonathan Cape/Little, Brown, 2016) / Tom Wolfe

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