Monday, May 01, 2017

May 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Love Me Not (Michael Joseph, 2017) / M.J. Arlidge
2. Behind the Moon (City Lights Publishers, 2017) / Madison Smartt Bell
3. The 7th Function of Language (trans. from the French by Sam Taylor) (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Laurent Binet
4. New Boy (Hogarth, 2017) / Tracy Chevalier
5. Miss Burma (Grove Press, 2017) / Charmaine Craig
6. The Fortunes (Sceptre, 2017) / Peter Ho Davies
7. The Other Hoffmann Sister (Little, Brown, 2017) / Ben Fergusson
8. There Your Heart Lies (Pantheon, 2017) / Mary Gordon
9. The Early Birds (Quercus, 2017) / Laurie Graham
10. Isadora (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Amelia Gray

11. Gravel Heart (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Abdulrazak Gurnah
12. Into the Water (Doubleday/Riverhead Books, 2017) / Paula Hawkins
13. The Children of Jocasta (Mantle, 2017) / Natalie Haynes
14. Frost at Midnight (Bantam Press, 2017) / James Henry
15. The Parable of the Blind (trans. from the German by Christopher Middleton) (Verba Mundi Books, 2017 / Gert Hofmann
16. Need You Dead (Macmillan, 2017) / Peter James
17. When I Hit You: Or, a Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife (Atlantic Books, 2017) Meena Kandasamy
18. A Good Country (Bloomsbury USA, 2017) / Laleh Khadivi
19. The Baker’s Secret (William Morrow, 2017) / Stephen P. Kiernan
20. The Nothing (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Hanif Kureishi

21. Rich People Problems (Doubleday, 2017) / Kevin Kwan
22. Broken River (Graywolf Press, 2017) / J. Robert Lennon
23. Before We Sleep (Bloomsbury USA, 2017) / Jeffrey Lent
24. Black Moses (trans. from the French by Helen Stevenson) (The New Press, 2017) / Alain Mabanckou
25. The Wild Air (Hodder & Stoughton, 2017) / Rebecca Mascull
26. ’Round Midnight (Touchstone, 2017) / Laura McBride
27. Inheritance from Mother (trans. from the Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter) (Other Press, 2017) / Minae Mizumura
28. The Gallows Pole (Bluemoose, 2017) / Benjamin Myers
29. The Ice (4th Estate, 2017) / Laline Paull
30. Music of the Ghosts (Simon & Schuster, 2017) / Vaddey Ratner

31. No One Can Pronounce My Name (Picador USA, 2017) / Rakesh Satyal
32. The Awkward Age (Chatto & Windus/Riverhead, 2017) / Francesca Segal
33. Evensong (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Kate Southwood
34. Saints for All Occasions (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / J. Courtney Sullivan
35. Mother Land (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Paul Theroux
36. House of Names (Viking/Scribner, 2017) / Colm Tóibín
37. Flights (trans. from the Polish by Jennifer Croft) (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017) / Olga Tokarczuk
38. A Talent for Murder (Simon & Schuster UK, 2017) / Andrew Wilson

FIRST NOVELS
1. Salt Houses (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Hala Alyan
2. How to Be Human (Metropolitan Books, 2017) / Paula Cocozza
3. Strange Heart Beating (Granta Books, 2017) / Eli Goldstone
4. A Small Revolution (Little A, 2017) / Jimin Han
5. Peculiar Ground (4th Estate, 2017) / Lucy Hughes-Hallett
6. Standard Deviation  (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Katherine Heiny
7. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine (HarperCollins/Viking, 2017) / Gail Honeyman
8. The End We Start From (Picador, 2017) / Megan Hunter
9. All That’s Left to Tell (Picador, 2017) / Daniel Lowe
10. Ginny Moon (Park Row Books, 2017) / Benjamin Ludwig

11. You Don’t Know Me (Michael Joseph, 2017) / Imran Mahmood
12. The Dead House (Brandon Books/O’Brien Press, 2017) / Billy O’Callaghan
13. See What I Have Done (Tinder Press, 2017) / Sarah Schmidt
14. Mr. Rochester (Grand Central Publishing, 2017) / Sarah Shoemaker
15. Mothers and Other Strangers (Prospect Park Books, 2017) / Gina Sorell
16. Spoils (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Brian Van Reet

STORIES
1. The Dinner Party (Little, Brown, 2017) / Joshua Ferris
2. Bad Dreams and Other Stories (Harper, 2017) / Tessa Hadley
3. Peculiar Ground (Fourth Estate, 2017) / Lucy Hughes-Hallett
4. Fen (Graywolf Press, 2017) / Daisy Johnson
5. Jane Austen: The Secret Radical (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Helena Kelly
6. We Could’ve Been Happy Here (MG Press, 2017) / Keith Lesmeister
7. All the Beloved Ghosts (Bloomsbury USA, 2016) / Alison MacLeod
8. Men Without Women (trans. from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel & Ted Goossen) (Alfred A. Knopf/Harvill Secker, 2017) / Haruki Murakami
9. Trajectory (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Richard Russo
10. Tender (Small Beer Press, 2017) / Sofia Samatar

POETRY
1. Injury Time (Picador, 2017) / Clive James
2. Said Not Said (Graywolf Press, 2017) / Fred Marchant
3. On Balance (Carcanet Press, 2017) / Sinéad Morrissey
4. Silage (Indigo Dreams, 2017) / Bethany W. Pope
5. Will You Walk a Little Faster? (Bloodaxe Books, 2017) / Penelope Shuttle

NONFICTION
1. Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2017) / David S. Brown
2. I Must Belong Somewhere (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017) / Jonathan Dean
3. Ernest Hemingway: A Biography (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Mary V. Dearborn
4. Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Claire Dederer
5. Shake It Up: Great American Writing on Rock and Pop from Elvis to Jay Z (Library of America, 2017) / Jonathan Lethem & Kevin Dettmar (eds.)
6. Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters (Little, Brown, 2017) / Harold Evans
7. Between Them: Remembering My Parents (Ecco/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Richard Ford
8. The Inky Digit of Defiance: Tony Harrison: Selected Prose 1966-2016 (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Tony Harrison
9. The Catholics: The Church and Its People in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the Present Day (Chatto & Windus, 2017) / Roy Hattersley
10. Sallies, Romps, Portraits, and Send-Offs: Selected Prose, 2000-2016 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / August Kleinzahler

11. Turning: A Swimming Memoir (Virago, 2017) / Jessica J. Lee
12. Passchendaele: A New History (Viking, 2017) / Nick Lloyd
13. Priestdaddy: A Memoir (Allen Lane, 2017) / Patricia Lockwood
14. The Retreat of Western Liberalism (Little, Brown, 2017) / Edward Luce
15. The History of the Future (Coffee House Press, 2017) / Edward McPherson
16. October: The Story of the Russian Revolution (Verso, 2017) / China Míeville
17. Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang: The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to The Eagle Has Landed (HarperCollins, 2017) / Mike Ripley
18. Goethe: Life as a Work of Art (trans. from the Russian by David Dollenmayer) (Liveright, 2017) / Rüdiger Safranski
19. The New Book of Snobs: A Definitive Guide to Modern Snobbery (Constable, 2017) / D.J. Taylor
20. Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation (Harper Perennial, 2017) / Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman (eds.)

21. The Boy Behind the Curtain: Notes from an Australian Life (Picador, 2017) / Tim Winton

1 Comments:

Blogger Unknown said...

Eric - What a fantastic list. Thank you for including 'Round Midnight. Laura McBride

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