Tuesday, November 01, 2016

November 2016 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Power (Viking, 2016) / Naomi Alderman
2. The Beautiful Dead (Bantam Press, 2016) / Belinda Bauer
3. Orphans of the Carnival (Doubleday, 2016) / Carol Birch
4. Moonglow (Harper, 2016) / Michael Chabon
5. The Dark Flood Rises (Canongate Books, 2016) / Margaret Drabble
6. The Shogun’s Queen (Bantam Press, 2016) / Leslie Downer
7. Wedding Bush Road (Counterpoint Press/Brio, 2016) / David Francis
8. The Liberation (Simon & Schuster U.K., 2016) / Kate Furnivall
9. Victoria (St Martin’s Press, 2016) / Daisy Goodwin
10. The Dark Circle (Virago, 2016) / Linda Grant

11. A Horse Walks into a Bar (trans. from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen) (Jonathan Cape, 2016) / David Grossman
12. Faithful (Simon & Schuster, 2016) / Alice Hoffman
13. Cove (Granta Books, 2016) / Cynan Jones
14. The Long Room (Tin House Books, 2016) / Francesca Kay
15. I’ll Take You There (Harper, 2016) / Wally Lamb
16. The Hidden People (Jo Fletcher, 2016) / Alison Littlewood
17. Mercury (Harper, 2016) / Margot Livesey
18. Thus Bad Begins (trans. from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Javier Marías
19. Valiant Gentlemen (Grove Press, 2016) / Sabina Murray
20. Under a Pole Star (Quercus, 2016) / Stef Penney

21. Small Great Things (Hodder & Stoughton, 2016) / Jodi Picoult
22. Rather Be the Devil (Orion, 2016) / Ian Rankin
23. The Girl from Venice (Simon & Schuster UK, 2016) / Martin Cruz Smith
24. Swing Time (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin, 2016) / Zadie Smith
25. Miss Jane (Picador, 2016) / Brad Watson
26. The Underground Railroad (Fleet, 2016) / Colson Whitehead

FIRST NOVELS
1. Teethmarks on My Tongue (Dalkey Archive Press, 2016) / Eileen Battersby
2. Pull Me Under (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Kelly Luce
3. The Evenings (trans. from the Dutch by Sam Garrett) (Pushkin Press, 2016) / Gerard Reve
4. School of Velocity (One/Pushkin Press, 2016) / Eric Beck Rubin

STORIES
1. Virgin and Other Stories (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / April Ayers Lawson
2. The Start of Something: The Selected Stories of Stuart Dybek (Jonathan Cape, 2016) / Stuart Dybek
3. Rotten Row (Faber & Faber, 2016) / Petina Gappah
4. The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories (Fig Tree, 2016) / Penelope Lively
5. A Portable Shelter (Virago, 2016) / Kirsty Logan
6. Ferenji and Other Stories (Doire Press, 2016) / Helena Mulkerns
7. The Visiting Privilege (Tuskar Rock Press/Profile Books, 2016) / Joy Williams

POETRY
1. Commotion of the Birds: New Poems (Ecco, 2016) / John Ashbury
2. The Abridged History of Rainfall (McSweeney’s, 2016) / Jay Hopler
3. Bestiary (Graywolf Press, 2016) / Donika Kelly
4. The Last Shift (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Philip Levine
5. Selected Poems 1968-2014 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Paul Muldoon
6. Jackself (Picador, 2016) / Jacob Polley
7. The Remedies (Pan Macmillan, 2016) / Katharine Towers

NONFICTION
1. Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire (Random House, 2016) / Julia Baird
2. Kathmandu (The University of Chicago Press, 2016) / Thomas Bell
3. Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-49 (St Martin’s Press, 2016) / David Cesarani
4. Frantumaglia: A Writer’s Journey (trans. from the Italian by Ann Goldstein) (Europa Editions, 2016) / Elena Ferrante
5. The Kindness of Strangers: Fate and Tales of Fortune on the Road (Lonely Planet, 2016) / Don George (ed.)
6. By the Seat of My Pants: Humorous Tales of Travel and Misadventure (Lonely Planet, 2016) / Don George (ed.)
7. Tales from Nowhere: Unexpected Stories from Unexpected Places (Lonely Planet, 2016) / Don George (ed.)
8. A Moveable Feast: Life-Changing Food Adventures Around the World (Lonely Planet, 2016) / Don George (ed.)
9. Travels with Henry James (Avalon Publishing Group, 2016) / Henry James
10. Empires in the Sun: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016) / Lawrence James

11. Jane Austen: The Secret Radical (Icon Books, 2016) / Helena Kelly
12. The Triumph of Empire: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine (published in the U.K. as Imperial Triumph: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine) (Harvard University Press, 2016) / Michael Kulikowski
13. My Lost Poets: A Life in Poetry (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Philip Levine
14. Where Poppies Blow: The British Soldier, Nature, The Great War (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016) / John Lewis-Stempel
15. Istanbul: City of Majesty at the Crossroads of the World (Viking, 2016) / Thomas F. Madden
16. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Spiegel & Grau, 2016) / Trevor Noah
17. Soul at the White Heat: Inspiration, Obsession, and the Writing Life (Ecco, 2016) / Joyce Carol Oates
18. Ancient Worlds: A Global History of Antiquity (published in the U.K. as Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West) (Basic Books, 2016) / Michael Scott
19. Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Macmillan, 2016) / Douglas Smith
20. Kafka: The Early Years (trans. from the German by Shelley Frisch) (Princeton University Press, 2016) / Reiner Stach

21. Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and Civilisation (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / James Stourton
22. Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel (Viking, 2016) / John Stubbs
23. Medieval Europe (Yale University Press, 2016) / Chris Wickham

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