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. Gravel Heart (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Abdulrazak Gurnah

11. Into the Water (Doubleday/Riverhead Books, 2017) / Paula Hawkins
12. The Children of Jocasta (Mantle, 2017) / Natalie Haynes
13. Frost at Midnight (Bantam Press, 2017) / James Henry
14. Need You Dead (Macmillan, 2017) / Peter James
15. When I Hit You: Or, a Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife (Atlantic Books, 2017) Meena Kandasamy
16. The Baker’s Secret (William Morrow, 2017) / Stephen P. Kiernan
17. The Nothing (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Hanif Kureishi
18. Rich People Problems (Doubleday, 2017) / Kevin Kwan
19. Before We Sleep (Bloomsbury USA, 2017) / Jeffrey Lent
20. Black Moses (trans. from the French by Helen Stevenson) (The New Press, 2017) / Alain Mabanckou

21. The Wild Air (Hodder & Stoughton, 2017) / Rebecca Mascull
22. ’Round Midnight (Touchstone, 2017) / Laura McBride
23. Inheritance from Mother (trans. from the Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter) (Other Press, 2017) / Minae Mizumura
24. The Gallows Pole (Bluemoose, 2017) / Benjamin Myers
25. The Ice (4th Estate, 2017) / Laline Paull
26. Music of the Ghosts (Simon & Schuster, 2017) / Vaddey Ratner
27. No One Can Pronounce My Name (Picador USA, 2017) / Rakesh Satyal
28. The Awkward Age (Chatto & Windus/Riverhead, 2017) / Francesca Segal
29. Evensong (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Kate Southwood
30. Saints for All Occasions (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / J. Courtney Sullivan

31. Mother Land (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Paul Theroux
32. House of Names (Viking/Scribner, 2017) / Colm Tóibín
33. Flights (trans. from the Polish by Jennifer Croft) (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017) / Olga Tokarczuk
34. 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. Ginny Moon (Park Row Books, 2017) / Benjamin Ludwig
10. You Don’t Know Me (Michael Joseph, 2017) / Imran Mahmood

11. The Dead House (Brandon Books/O’Brien Press, 2017) / Billy O’Callaghan
12. See What I Have Done (Tinder Press, 2017) / Sarah Schmidt
13. Mr. Rochester (Grand Central Publishing, 2017) / Sarah Shoemaker
14. Mothers and Other Strangers (Prospect Park Books, 2017) / Gina Sorell

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. Silage (Indigo Dreams, 2017) / Bethany W. Pope

NONFICTION
1. Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2017) / David S. Brown
2. Ernest Hemingway: A Biography (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Mary V. Dearborn
3. Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Claire Dederer
4. Shake It Up: Great American Writing on Rock and Pop from Elvis to Jay Z (Library of America, 2017) / Jonathan Lethem & Kevin Dettmar (eds.)
5. Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters (Little, Brown, 2017) / Harold Evans
6. Between Them: Remembering My Parents (Ecco/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Richard Ford
7. The Inky Digit of Defiance: Tony Harrison: Selected Prose 1966-2016 (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Tony Harrison
8. Turning: A Swimming Memoir (Virago, 2017) / Jessica J. Lee
9. Passchendaele: A New History (Viking, 2017) / Nick Lloyd
10. Priestdaddy: A Memoir (Allen Lane, 2017) / Patricia Lockwood

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