Tuesday, August 01, 2017

August 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Anna (trans. from the Italian by Jonathan Hunt) (Canongate Books, 2017) / Niccolò Ammaniti
2. Wake Me When I’m Gone (Canongate Books, 2017) / Odafe Atogun
3. Such Small Hands (trans. from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman) (Portobello Books, 2017) / Andrés Barba
4. The 7th Function of Language (trans. from the French by Sam Taylor) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Laurent Binet
5. The Heart’s Invisible Furies (Hogarth, 2017) / John Boyne
6. Friend of My Youth (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Amit Chaudhuri
7. Kingmaker: Kingdom Come (Century, 2017) / Toby Clements
8. The Locals (Random House, 2017) / Jonathan Dee
9. Birdwalk Cage (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) / Helen Dunmore
10. The Tragedy of Brady Sims (Vintage, 2017) / Ernest J. Gaines

11. The Last Tudor (Simon & Schuster UK/Touchstone, 2017) / Philippa Gregory
12. Companions (trans. from the Danish by Paul Russell Garrett) (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017) / Christina Hesselholdt
13. Forest Dark (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Gail Honeyman
14. The Word is Murder (Century, 2017) / Anthony Horowitz
15. Sulfur Springs (Atria Books, 2017) / William Kent Krueger
16. The Gurugu Pledge (trans. from the Spanish by Jethro Soutar) (And Other Stories, 2017) / Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel
17. Midwinter Break (Jonathan Cape/W.W. Norton, 2017) / Bernard MacLaverty
18. The Watch House (Tinder Press, 2017) / Bernie McGill
19. Johannesburg (Corsair, 2017) / Fiona Melrose
20. The Burning Girl (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Claire Messud

21. Sundays in August (trans. from the French by Damion Searls) (Yale University Press, 2017) / Patrick Modiano
22. Unraveling Oliver (Scout Press, 2017) / Liz Nugent
23. Beautiful Animals (Hogarth, 2017) / Lawrence Osborne
24. The Red-Haired Woman (trans. from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap) (Faber & Faber/Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Orhan Pamuk
25. Glass Houses (Minotaur Books/Sphere, 2017) / Louise Penny
26. Mrs Fletcher (Scribner, 2017) / Tom Perrotta
27. Strangers with the Same Dream (Knopf Canada, 2017) / Alison Pick
28. See What I Have Done (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) / Sarah Schmidt
29. Home Fire (Bloomsbury Publishing/Riverhead Books, 2017) / Kamila Shamsie
30. To the Back of Beyond (trans. from the German by Michael Hofmann) (Granta Books, 2017) / Peter Stamm

31. Other Men’s Daughters (NYRB Classics, 2017) / Richard Stern
32. Saints for All Occasions (Fleet, 2017) / J. Courtney Sullivan
33. Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash (trans. from the Indonesian by Annie Tucker) (New Directions, 2017) / Eka Kurniawan

FIRST NOVELS
1. The Death of the Fronsac (Apollo/Head of Zeus, 2017) / Neal Ascherson
2. Montpelier Parade (Catapult, 2017) / Karl Geary
3. Elmet (JM Originals/John Murray, 2017) / Fiona Mozley
4. Unraveling Oliver (Gallery/Scout Press, 2017) / Liz Nugent
5. A Kind of Freedom (Counterpoint, 2017) / Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
6. My Absolute Darling (4th Estate/Riverhead Books, 2017) / Gabriel Tallent
7. We That Are Young (Galley Beggar Press, 2017) / Preti Taneja
8. The Hidden Light of Northern Fires (Thomas Dunne Books, 2017) / Daren Wang
9. If the Creek Don’t Rise (Sourcebooks Landmark, 2017) / Leah Weiss
10. The Resurrection of Joan Ashby (Flatiron Books, 2017) / Cherise Wolas

11. Yesterday (Mulholland Books/Wildfire, 2017) / Felicia Yap

STORIES
1.  What It Means When a Man Falls from from the Sky (Tinder Press, 2017) / Lesley Nneka Arimah
2. That Was a Shiver and Other Stories (Canongate Books, 2017) / James Kelman
3. Some Possible Solutions (Pushkin  Press, 2017) / Helen Phillips
4. A Life of Adventure and Delight (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Akhil Sharma
5. Visitations (LSU Press, 2017) / Lee Upton
6. The Mountain (Simon & Schuster, 2017) / Paul Yoon
7. Sour Heart (Lenny, 2017) / Jenny Zhang

POETRY
1. A Doll for Throwing (Graywolf Press, 2017) / Mary Jo Bang
2. Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Frank Bidart
3. The Surveyors (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Mary Jo Salter

NONFICTION
1. The Shadow in the Garden: A Biographer’s Tale (Pantheon, 2017) / James Atlas
2. Proxies: A Memoir in Twenty-Four Attempts (Picador, 2017) / Brian Blanchfield
3. Literary Activism: Perspectives (Oxford University Press, 2017) / Amit Chaudhuri (ed.)
4. The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta (Bloomsbury Circus, 2017) / Kushanava Choudhury
5. A Brief History of Japan: Samurai, Shogun and Zen: The Extraordinary Story of the Land of the Rising Sun (Tuttle Publishing, 2017) / Jonathan Clements
6. The Hungry Empire: How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World (Bodley Head, 2017) / Lizzie Collingham
7. Freud: The Making of An Illusion (Profile Books/Metropolitan Books, 2017) / Frederick Crews
8. Gainsborough: A Portrait (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2017) / James Hamilton
9. Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Suzy Hansen
10. Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason (Profile Books, 2017) / David Harvey

11. Autumn (trans. from the Norwegian by Ingvild Burkey) (illustrated by Vanessa Baird) (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Karl Ove Knausgaard
12. The Power and the Story: The Global Battle for News and Information (Atlantic Books, 2017) / John Lloyd
13. Every Third Thought: On Life, Death and the Endgame (Picador, 2017) / Robert McCrum
14. I Am, I Am, I Am: A Memoir (Tinder Press, 2017) / Maggie O’Farrell
15. The Book of Emma Reyes (trans. from the Spanish by Daniel Alarcón) (Penguin Classics, 2017) / Emma Reyes
16. Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race (Coach House Books, 2017) / Naben Ruthnum
17. Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States (Yale University Press, 2017) / James C. Scott
18. Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence (Princeton University Press, 2017) / Rachel Sherman
19. The Mother of All Questions: Further Feminisms (Granta Books, 2017) / Rebecca Solnit
20. The Wrong Way to Save Your Life: Essays (Harper Perennial, 2017) / Megan Stielstra

21. Lovers and Strangers: An Immigrant History of Post-War Britain (Allen Lane, 2017) / Clair Wills
22. The Last Wolf: The Hidden Springs of Englishness (Little, Brown, 2017) / Robert Winder

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