Saturday, April 01, 2017

April 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Dark at the Crossing (Daunt Books, 2017) / Elliot Ackerman
2. The President’s Garden (trans. from the Arabic by Luke Leafgren) (MacLehose Publishing, 2017) / Muhsin Al-Ramli
3. Endgame (trans. from the Turkish by Alexander Dawe) (Europa Editions, 2017) / Ahmet Altan
4. The Golden Legend (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Nadeem Aslam
5. All Grown Up (Serpent’s Tail, 2017) / Jami Attenberg
6. Beartown (trans. from the Swedish by Neil Smith) (Atria Books, 2017) / Fredrik Backman
7. Such Small Hands (trans. from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman) (Transit Books, 2017) / Andrés Barba
8. Frontier (trans. from the Chinese by Karen Gernant and Chen Zepig) (Open Letter, 2017) / Can Xue
9. Chronicle of the Murdered House (trans. from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa and Robin Patterson) (Open Letters Books, 2016) / Lúcio Cardoso
10. Let Go My Hand (Picador, 2017) / Edward Docx

11. Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge (trans. from the Arabic by John Peate) (The American University in Cairo Press, 2017) / Ezzedine C. Fishere
12. The Boy in the Earth (trans. from the Japanese by Allison Markin Powell) (Soho Press, 2017) / Nakamura Fuminori
13. The Devil and Webster (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Jean Hanff Korelitz
14. The Valentine House (Sceptre, 2017) / Emma Henderson
15. The Forbidden Garden (William Morrow, 2017) / Ellen Herrick
16. The Evening Road (Chatto & Windus, 2017) / Laird Hunt
17. We’ll All Be Burnt in Our Beds Some Night (Harper Perennial, 2017) / Joel Thomas Hynes
18. Pussy (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Howard Jacobson
19. Prussian Blue (Quercus/Marian Wood Books/Putnam, 2017) / Philip Kerr
20. The Shadow Land (Ballantine Books/Text Publishing, 2017) / Elizabeth Kostova

21. White Tears (Hamish Hamilton, 2017) / Hari Kunzru
22. Black Moses (trans. from the French by Helen Stevenson) (Serpent’s Tail, 2017) / Alain Mabanckou
23. I See You (Berkley, 2017) / Clare Mackintosh
24. When Light Is Like Water (Penguin, 2017) / Molly McCloskey
25. Reservoir 13 (4th Estate, 2017) / Jon McGregor
26. The Blood Miracles (John Murray, 2017) / Lisa McInerney
27. Burntown (Doubleday, 2017) / Jennifer McMahon
28. Penance (trans. from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel) (Mulholland Books, 2017) / Kanae Minato
29. All the Rivers (trans. from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen) (Random House, 2017) / Dorit Rabinyan
30. Music of the Ghosts (Touchstone, 2017) / Vaddey Ratner

31. The Small-Town Sea (Penguin Random House, 2017) / Anees Salim
32. Ghachar Ghochar (trans. from the Kannada by Srinath Perur) (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Vivek Shanbhag
33. The Stars Are Fire (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Anita Shreve
34. Anything Is Possible (Random House, 2017) / Elizabeth Strout
35. The Maids (trans. from the Japanese by Michael P. Cronin) (New Directions, 2017) / Junichiro Tanizaki
36. The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley (Tinder Press, 2017) / Hannah Tinti
37. Father’s Day (Harper Perennial, 2017) / Simon Van Booy
38. Grace’s Day (New Island Books, 2017) / William Wall
39. The Book of Joan (Harper, 2017) / Lidia Yuknavitch

FIRST NOVELS
1. What to Do About the Solomons (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) / Bethany Ball
2. The Clocks in This House All Tell Different Times (Salt Publishing, 2017) / Xan Brooks
3. Marlena (Henry Holt, 2017) / Julie Buntin
4. How to be Human (Hutchinson, 2017) / Paula Cocozza
5. American War (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Omar El Akkad
6. The Water Beetles (Goose Lane Editions, 2017) / Michael Kaan
7. Lilac Girls (Ballantine Books, 2017) / Martha Hall Kelly
8. The Barrowfields (Sceptre, 2017) / Phillip Lewis
9. One of the Boys (Granta Books, 2017) / Daniel Magariel
10. Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves (Fig Tree, 2017) / Rachel Malik

11. My Cat Yugoslavia (trans. from the Finnish by David Hackston) (Pantheon, 2017) / Pajtim Statovci
12. The Color of Our Sky (William Morrow, 2017) / Amita Trasi
13. The Witchfinder’s Sister (Ballantine Books, 2017) / Beth Underdown
14. Spoils (Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown, 2017) / Brian Van Reet
15. Foxlowe (Penguin Books USA, 2017) / Eleanor Wasserberg
16. No One Is Coming to Save Us (Ecco, 29017) / Stephanie Powell Watts
17. Exes (Catapult, 2017) / Max Winter

STORIES
1. What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky (Riverhead Books, 2017) / Lesley Nneka Arimah
2. Living in the Weather of the World (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Richard Bausch
3. A Moral Tale and Other Moral Tales (Dzanc Books, 2017) / Josh Emmons
4. Things We Lost in the Fire (trans. from the Spanish by Megan McDowell) (Portobello Books, 2017) / Mariana Enriquez
5. I’d Die for You and Other Lost Stories (ed. Anne Margaret Daniel) Scribner/Scribner UK, 2017) / F. Scott Fitzgerald
6. All the Beloved Ghosts (Bloomsbury UK, 2017) / Alison MacLeod
7. The Ghost Who Bled (Comma Press, 2017) / Gregory Norminton
8. A Grace Paley Reader: Stories, Essays, and Poetry (eds. Kevin Bowen & Nora Paley) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Grace Paley
9. The Collected Short Stories (Penguin Classics, 2017) / Jean Rhys
10. Swimming Among the Stars (Picador, 2017) / Kanishk Tharoor

POETRY
1. Fourth Person Singular (Liverpool University Press, 2017) / Nuar Alsadir
2. Collected Poems (trans. from the German by James Reidel) (Seagull Books, 2017) / Thomas Bernhard
3. Waiting for the Nightingale (Carcanet Press, 2017) / Miles Burrows
4. Selected Poems 2000-2014 (Picador, 2017) / Colette Bryce
5. Inside the Wave (Bloodaxe Books, 2017) / Helen Dunmore
6. Doves (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Lachlan Mackinnon
7. Kingdom of Gravity (Peepal Tree Press, 2017) / Nick Makoha
8. Galaxy Love (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Gerald Stern
9. The Trembling Answers (BOA Editions, 2017) / Craig Morgan Teicher
10. Afterland (Graywolf Press, 2017) / Mai Der Vang

11. Night Sky with Exit Wounds (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Ocean Vuong
12. Phrasis (Fence Books, 2017) / Wendy Xu

NONFICTION
1. London’s Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City (Allen Lane, 2017) / Stephen Alford
2. The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Rebellion (Verso, 2017) / Tariq Ali
3. Strange Labyrinth: Outlaws, Poets, Mystics, Murderers and a Coward in London’s Great Forest (Granta Books, 2017) / Will Ashon
4. Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017) / Eula Biss
5. Falstaff: Give Me Life (Scribner, 2017) / Harold Bloom
6. Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and a Terrible Year (Basic Books, 2017) / Peter Brooks
7. Love of Country: A Journey Through the Hebrides (The University of Chicago Press, 2017) / Madeleine Bunting
8. Too Much and Not the Mood: Essays (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/HarperCollins Publishers, 2017) / Durga Chew-Bose
9. Guesswork: A Reckoning with Loss (Catapult, 2017) / Martha Cooley
10. The Correspondence (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / J.D. Daniels

11. Essayism (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017) / Brian Dillon
12. The Moor’s Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End (Profile Books, 2017) / Elizabeth Drayson
13. Atlas of the Irish Revolution (New York University Press, 2017) / John Crowley, Mike Murphy & Donal Ó Drisceoil
14. Hemingway’s Brain (The University of South Carolina Press, 2017) / Andrew Farah
15. The Village News: The Truth Behind England’s Rural Idyll (Simon & Schuster UK, 2017) / Tom Fort
16. Miłosz: A Biography (trans. from the Polish by Aleksandra Parker and Michael Parker) (Belknap/Harvard University Press, 2017) / Andrzej Franaszek
17. Somebody with a Little Hammer: Essays (Pantheon, 2017) / Mary Gaitskill
18. Jumping Over Shadows: A Memoir (She Writes Press, 2017) / Annette Gendler
19. Sunshine State: Essays (Harper Perennial, 2017) / Sarah Gerard
20. The Durrells of Corfu (Profile Books, 2017) / Michael Haag

21. Familiar Stranger: A Life Between Two Islands (Allen Lane, 2017) / Stuart Hall
22. The Shortest History of Germany (Old Street Publishing, 2017) / James Hawes
23. The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao (Allen Lane/Penguin Books, 2017) / Ian Johnson
24. The Global Novel: Writing the World in the 21st Century (Columbia Global Reports, 2017) / Adam Kirsch
25. The Outrun: A Memoir (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Amy Liptrot
26. A History of Algeria (Cambridge University Press, 2017) / James McDougall
27. The Mesmerist: The Society Doctor Who Held Victorian London Spellbound (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017) / Wendy Moore
28. The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington (Virago, 2017) / Joanna Moorhead
29. Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River (Riverhead Books, 2017) / David Owen
30. East London (Thames & Hudson, 2017) / Charles Saumarez Smith

31. The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding (Harvard University Press/Allen Lane, 2018) / Hugo Mercier & Dan Sperber
32. History of a Disappearance: The Story of a Forgotten Polish Town (trans. from the Polish by Sean Gasper Bye) (Restless Books, 2017) / Filip Springer
33. Island Home: A Landscape Memoir (Milkweed Editions, 2017) / Tim Winton
34. On Empson (Princeton University Press, 2017) / Michael Wood