Thursday, June 01, 2017

June 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Prague Lights (published as Wolf on a String by Henry Holt in the U.S.) (Viking, 2017) / Benjamin Black
2. The Destroyers (Harper, 2017) / Christopher Bollen
3. Pages for Her (Picador, 2017) / Sylvia Brownrigg
4. The Cut (Peirene Press, 2017) / Anthony Cartwright
5. The Lie of the Land (Little, Brown, 2017) / Amanda Craig
6. You’ll Never Know, Dear (William Morrow, 2017) / Hallie Ephron
7. So Much Blue (Graywolf Press, 2017) / Percival Everett
8. The Gypsy Moth Summer (St Martin’s Press, 2017) / Julia Fierro
9. The Switch (Dutton, 2017) / Joseph Finder
10. The Night Brother (The Borough Press, 2017) / Rosie Garland

11. A House Among the Trees (Pantheon, 2017) / Julia Glass
12. Grief Cottage (Bloomsbury USA, 2017) / Gail Godwin
13. Spoonbenders (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Daryl Gregory
14. Magpie Murders (Harper, 2017) / Anthony Horowitz
15. Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows (HarperCollins, 2017) / Balli Kaur Jaswal
16. The Weight of Ink (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Rachel Kadish
17. When I Hit You: Or, a Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife (Juggernaut Publications, 2017) / Meena Kandasamy
18. The Nakano Thrift Shop (trans. from the Japanese by Allison Markin Powell) (Europa Editions, 2017) / Hiromi Kawakami
19. You Should Have Left (trans. from the German by Ross Benjamin) (Riverrun, 2017) / Daniel Kehlmann
20. Crimes of the Father (Sceptre, 2017) / Thomas Keneally

21. A Good Country (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Laleh Khadivi
22. The Answers (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Catherine Lacey
23. Modern Gods (4th Estate/Viking, 2017) / Nick Laird
24. The Changeling (Spiegel & Grau, 2017) / Victor LaValle
25. Lonesome Lies Before Us (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Don Lee
26. Broken River (Serpent’s Tail, 2017) / J. Robert Lennon
27. A Fugitive in Walden Woods (Bellevue Literary Press, 2017) / Norman Lock
28. Black Moses (trans. from the French by Helen Stevenson) (New Press, 2017) / Alain Mabanckou
29. Do Not Become Alarmed (Riverhead, 2017) / Maile Meloy
30. A Necessary Evil (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Abir Mukherjee

31. A Book of American Martyrs (4th Estate, 2017) / Joyce Carol Oates
32. The Essex Serpent (Custom House, 2017) / Sarah Perry
33. Fierce Kingdom (Doubleday, 2017) / Gin Phillips
34. Small Treasons (Gallery Books, 2017) / Mark Powell
35. Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk (Daunt Books, 2017) / Kathleen Rooney
36. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Random House India, 2017) / Arundhati Roy
37. A Boy in Winter (Virago, 2017) / Rachel Seiffert
38. The Birdwatcher (Mulholland Books, 2017) / William Shaw
39. River Under the Road (Ecco, 2017) / Scott Spencer
40. Missing Fay (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Adam Thorpe

41. Everybody’s Son (Harper, 2017) / Thrity Umrigar
42. The Lying Game (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Ruth Ware

FIRST NOVELS
1. Our Little Racket (Ecco, 2017) / Angelica Baker
2. Under the Harrow (Penguin Books, 2017) / Flynn Berry
3. The Sinners’ Bell (The Lilliput Press, 2017) / Kevin Casey
4. The Confusion of Languages (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2017) / Siobhan Fallon
5. Quiet Until the Thaw (Penguin Press, 2017) / Alexandra Fuller
6. Stephen Florida (Coffee House Press, 2017) / Gabe Habash
7. The Widow Nash (Counterpoint, 2017) / Jamie Harrison
8. The First Day (Fleet, 2017) / Phil Harrison
9. Standard Deviation (4th Estate, 2017) / Katherine Heiny
10. Goodbye, Vitamins (Scribner UK, 2017) / Rachel Khong

11. In Every Moment We Are Still Alive (trans. from the Swedish by Henning Koch) (Sceptre, 2017) / Tom Malmquist
12. The End of Men (Harper Perennial, 2017) / Karen Rinaldi
13. Conversations with Friends (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Sally Rooney
14. Ornithology (Confingo, 2017) / Nicholas Royle
15. Flesh and Bone and Water (Scribner, 2017) / Luiza Sauma
16. Marriage of a Thousand Lies (Soho Press, 2017) / S.J. Sindu
17. Golden Hill (Scribner, 2017) / Francis Spufford
18. A Thousand Paper Birds (Bloomsbury Circus, 2017) / Tor Udall

STORIES
1. The Accomplished Guest (Scribner, 2017) / Ann Beattie
2. Disasters in the First World (Black Cat/Grove Press, 2017) / Olivia Clare
3. Turf (Soft Skull Press, 2017) / Elizabeth Crane
4. The Complete Stories (Chatto & Windus, 2017) / Anita Desai
5. Joyride to Jupiter (New Island Press, 2017) / Nuala O’Connor
6. Come Let Us Sing Anyway (Peepal Tree Press, 2017) / Leone Ross
7. Best British Short Stories 2017 (Salt Publishing, 2017) / Nicholas Royle (ed.)

POETRY
1. Angel Hill (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Michael Longley
2. New Collected Poems (ed. Heather Cass White) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Marianne Moore
3. Scribbled in the Dark (Ecco, 2017) / Charles Simic

NONFICTION
1. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir (Little, Brown, 2017) / Sherman Alexie
2. The Evolution of Imagination (The University of Chicago Press, 2017) / Stephen T. Asma
3. Confessions (trans. from the Latin by Sarah Ruden) (Modern Library, 2017) / Augustine
4. The Hate Race: A Memoir (Corsair, 2017) / Maxine Beneba Clarke
5. Blind Spot (Random House, 2017) / Teju Cole
6. Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist (Bantam Press, 2017) / Richard Dawkins
7. Essayism (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017) / Brian Dillon
8. That’s the Way it Crumbles: The American Conquest of English (Profile Books, 2017) / Matthew Engel
9. The Romance of Elsewhere: Essays (Counterpoint Press, 2017) / Lynn Freed
10. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body (Harper, 2017) / Roxanne Gay

11. From Warm Center to Ragged Edge: The Erosion of Midwestern Literary and Historical Regionalism, 1920-1965 (University of Iowa Press, 2017) / Jon K. Lauck
12. The Fear and the Freedom: How the Second World War Changed Us (Viking, 2017) / Keith Lowe
13. The Retreat of Western Liberalism (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) / Edward Luce
14. Young Radicals: In the War for American Ideals (Random House, 2017) / Jeremy McCarter
15. Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish: Essays (New York Review Books, 2017) / Tom McCarthy
16. A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini (Chatto & Windus, 2017) / Caroline Moorehead
17. The Seabird’s Cry (William Collins, 2017) / Adam Nicholson
18. The Secret Life: Three True Stories (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Andrew O’Hagan
19. In Writing: Essays on Literature (Hamish Hamilton, 2017) / Adam Phillips
20. The Fear and the Freedom: How the Second World War Changed Us (Viking, 2017) / Keith Lowe

21. Stranger in a Strange Land: Searching for Gershom Scholem and Jerusalem (Granta Books, 2017) / George Prochnik
22. The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery’s Early Life (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Karin Roffman
23. In the Days of Rain (4th Estate, 2017) / Rebecca Stott
24. One Man and a Mule: Across England with a Pack Mule (Preface Publishing, 2017) / Hugh Thomson
25. Blood & Silk: Power & Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017) / Michael Vatikiotis