Thursday, September 01, 2016

September 2016 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Selection Day (Picador, 2016) / Aravind Adiga
2. The Hidden Keys (Coach House Books, 2016) / André Alexis
3. Nine Island (Catapult, 2016) / Jane Alison
4. Stranger (HarperCollins Canada, 2016) / David Bergen
5. Orphans of the Carnival (Canongate Books, 2016) / Carol Birch
6. The Cleanskin (The Author People, 2016) / Laura Bloom
7. Perfume River (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016) / Robert Olen Butler
8. The Schooldays of Jesus (Harvill Secker, 2016) / J.M. Coetzee
9. Transit (Jonathan Cape, 2016) / Rachel Cusk
10. The Spawning Grounds (Knopf Canada, 2016) / Gail Anderson-Dargatz

11. The Fortunes (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016) / Peter Ho Davies
12. The Wonder (Little, Brown/Picador, 2016) / Emma Donoghue
13. Here I Am (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Hamish Hamilton, 2016) / Jonathan Safran Foer
14. A Column of Fire (Pan Macmillian, 2016) / Ken Follett
15. The Trespasser (Hodder & Stoughton, 2016) / Tana French
16. Closed Casket (HarperCollins, 2016) / Sophie Hannah
17. Conclave (Hutchinson, 2016) / Robert Harris
18. A House Without Windows (William Morrow, 2016) / Nadia Hashimi
19. Lord of the Darkwood: The Tale of Shikanoko (Picador, 2016) / Lian Hearn
20. The Tengu’s Game of Go: The Tale of Shikanoko (FSG Originals, 2016) / Lian Hearn

21. After James (McClelland & Stewart/Tin House Books, 2016) / Michael Helm
22. The Good People (Pan Macmillan Australia, 2016) / Hannah Kent
23. Viking Fire (Little, Brown, 2016) / Justin Hill
24. Dear Mr M (trans. from the Dutch by Sam Garrett) (Hogarth, 2016) / Herman Koch
25. Mercury (Harper, 2016) / Margot Livesey
26. Shelter in Place (Europa Editions, 2016) / Alexander Maksik
27. Who Killed Piet Barol? (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016) / Richard Mason
28. The Lesser Bohemians (Faber & Faber/Hogarth, 2016) / Eimear McBride
29. Nutshell (Jonathan Cape/Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2016) / Ian McEwan
30. The Black Notebook (trans. from the French by Mark Polizzotti) (Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016) / Patrick Modiano

31. Judas (trans. from the Hebrew by Nicholas De Lange) (Chatto & Windus, 2016) / Amos Oz
32. Commonwealth (Harper/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016) / Ann Patchett
33. By Gaslight (Oneworld Publications, 2016) / Steven Price
34. The Risen (Ecco Press, 2016) / Ron Rash
35. As We Shall Know (Doubleday, 2016) / Donal Ryan
36. Little Nothing (Blue Rider Press, 2016) / Marisa Silver
37. A Gentleman in Moscow (Viking, 2016) / Amor Towles
38. The Gustav Sonata (W.W. Norton, 2016) / Rose Tremain
39. Nostalgia (Doubleday Canada, 2016) / M.G. Vassanji
40. Loner (Simon & Schuster, 2016) / Teddy Wayne

41. The Underground Railroad (Doubleday, 2016) / Colson Whitehead
42. Resolution (Allen & Unwin, 2016) / A.N. Wilson

FIRST NOVELS
1. The Story of a Brief Marriage (Flatiron Books, 2016) / Anuk Arudpragasam
2. Mischling (Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown, 2016) / Affinity Konar
3. Wild Island (Allen & Unwin, 2016) / Jennifer Livett

STORIES
1. A Tree or a Person or a Wall (Soho Press, 2016) / Matt Bell
2. The O. Henry Prize Stories 2016 (Anchor Books/Penguin Random House, 2016) / Laura Furman (ed.)
3. Head Land: 10 Years of The Edge Hill Short Story Prize (Edge Hill University Press, 2016) / Rodge Glass (ed.)
4. The Fat Artist and Other Stories (Picador, 2016) / Benjamin Hale
5. The Travelling Bag and Other Ghostly Stories (Profile Books, 2016) / Susan Hill
6. Sex & Death (Faber & Faber, 2016) / Sarah Hall & Peter Hobbs (eds.)
7. Deceit and Other Possibilities (Willow Publishing, 2016) / Vanessa Hua
8. The Man Who Wouldn’t Get Up and Other Stories (Vintage, 2016) / David Lodge
9. John O’Hara: Stories (Library of America, 2016) / John O’Hara
10. Speak Gigantular (Jacaranda Books, 2016) / Irenosen Okojie

11. The Virginity of Famous Men (Bloomsbury USA, 2016) / Christine Sneed
12. Children of the New World (Picador USA, 2016) / Alexander Weinstein

POETRY
1. Slakki: New & Neglected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2016) / Roy Fisher 
2. George Washington (Liveright, 2016) / Adam Fitzgerald
3. Archeophonics (Wesleyan University Press, 2016) / Peter Gizzi
4. The Best American Poetry 2016 (Scribner/Simon & Schuster, 2016) / David Lehman & Edward Hirsch (eds.)
5. Sunshine (Penned in the Margins, 2016) / Melissa Lee-Houghton
6. World of Made and Unmade (Alice James Books, 2016) / Jean Mead
7. Garden Time (Copper Canyon Press/Bloodaxe Books, 2016) / W.S. Merwin
8. Selected Poems 1968-2014 (Faber & Faber, 2016) / Paul Muldoon
9. Odes (Jonathan Cape/Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Sharon Olds
10. High on Rust: Selected Poems (Tangent Books, 2016) / Ray Webber

11. Blackacre (Graywolf Press, 2016) / Monica Youn

NONFICTION
1. The History of England, Volume IV: Revolution (Macmillan, 2016) / Peter Ackroyd
2. Jean Cocteau: A Life (trans. from the French by Lauren Elkin and Charlotte Mandell) (Yale University Press, 2016) / Claude Arnaud
3. The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood (Graywolf Press, 2016) / Belle Boggs
4. Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence (John Murray, 2016) / Artemis Cooper
5. Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts (Allen lane, 2016) / Christopher de Hamel
6. Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman (Allen Lane, 2016) / Minoo Dinshaw
7. The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914 (Allen Lane, 2016) / Richard J. Evans
8. Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life (Liveright, 2016) / Ruth Franklin
9. The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable (The University of Chicago Press, 2016) / Amitav Ghosh
10. Vietnam: A New History (Basic Books, 2016) / Christopher Goscha

11. Avid Reader: A Life (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Robert Gottlieb
12. Against Everything: Essays (Pantheon/Verso, 2016) / Mark Greif
13. Democrats and Dissenters (Penguin Random House India, 2016) / Ramachandra Guha
14. Istanbul: A Biography of a City (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016) / Bettany Hughes
15. The Glamour of Strangeness: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Jamie James
16. Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Robert Kanigel
17. Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic (The University of Chicago Press, 2016) / Alice Kaplan
18. Incarnations: A History of India in Fifty Lives (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Sunil Khilnani
19. Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography (Bloomsbury Continuum, 2016) / Brendan King
20. Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies (Bloomsbury USA/Bloomsbury Circus, 2016) / Ross King

21. Imperial Triumph: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine (published in the U.S. as The Triumph of Empire: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine) (Profile Books, 2016) / Michael Kulikowski
22. The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life (Viking, 2016) / John le Carré
23. Words Are My Matter: Writing About Life and Books, 2000-2016 (Small Beer Press, 2016) / Ursula K. Le Guin
24. Estuary: Out from London to the Sea (Hamish Hamilton, 2016) / Rachel Lichtenstein
25. All Things Made New: The Reformation and Its Legacy (Oxford University Press, 2016) / Diarmaid MacCulloch
26. Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe’s Refugee Crisis (The New Press, 2016) / Charlotte McDonald-Gibson
27. Words on the Move: Why English Won’t—and Can’t—Sit Still (Like, Literally) (Henry Holt, 2016) / John McWhorter
28. Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill (published in the U.K. as Hero of the Empire: The Making of Winston Churchill) (Doubleday/Allen Lane, 2016) / Candice Millard
29. Ciao, Carpaccio!: An Infatuation (Pallas Athene Arts, 2016) / Jan Morris
30. Soul at the White Heat: Inspiration, Obsession, and the Writing Life (Ecco, 2016) / Joyce Carol Oates

31. Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America (W.W. Norton, 2016) / Patrick Phillips
32. The End of Imagination (Haymarket Books, 2016) / Arundhati Roy
33. John Aubrey, My Own Life (New York Review Books, 2016) / Ruth Scurr
34. The Good Immigrant (Unbound, 2016) / Nikesh Shukla (ed.)
35. Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and Civilisation (William Collins, 2016) / James Stourton
36. American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804 (W.W. Norton, 2016) / Alan Taylor
37. The Fortress: A Love Story (Dey Street Books/William Morrow, 2016) / Danielle Trussoni
38. Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939 (trans. from the German by Jefferson Chase) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Volker Ullrich

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