Thursday, December 01, 2016

December 2016 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Chronicle of the Murdered House (trans. from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa and Robin Patterson) (Open Letters Books, 2016) / Lúcio Cardoso
2. Margaret the First (Scribe UK, 2016) / Danielle Dutton
3. The Moravian Night (trans. from the German by Krishna Winston) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Peter Handke
4. The Private Life of Mrs Sharma (Bloomsbury USA, 2016) / Ratika Kapur
5. The Boy Who Escaped Paradise (trans. from the Korean by Ch Young-Kim) (Pegasus Press, 2016) / J.M. Lee

FIRST NOVELS
1. The Gardens of Consolation (trans. from the French by Adriana Hunter) (Europa Editions, 2016) / Parisa Reza
2. They Are Trying to Break Your Heart (Bloomsbury USA, 2016) / David Savill
3. Forbidden Line (Galley Beggar Press, 2016) / Paul Stanbridge

STORIES
1. Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? (Ecco Press, 2016) / Kathleen Collins

POETRY
1. Time Capsule (Hardie Grant, 2016) / David Ireland
2. One Man’s Dark (Copper Canyon Press, 2016) / Maurice Manning

NONFICTION
1. Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion (Ecco, 2016) / Paul Bloom
2. Of All That Ends (trans. from the German by Breon Mitchell) (Harvill Secker/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016) / Günter Grass
3. Walking in Berlin: A Flaneur in the Capital (trans. from the German by Amanda DeMarco) (Scribe, 2016) / Franz Hessel
4. A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind (Sceptre/Simon & Schuster, 2016) / Siri Hustvedt
5. The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling (Scribner, 2016) / Charles Johnson
6. Bosch and Bruegel: From Enemy Painting to Everyday Life (Princeton University Press, 2016) / Joseph Leo Koerner
7. John McGahern and Modernism (Bloomsbury Academic, 2016) / Richard Robinson
8. Books for Living (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Will Schwalbe