Friday, September 01, 2017

September 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Brother (McClelland & Stewart, 2017) / David Chariandy
2. A Legacy of Spies (Viking/Penguin Random House, 2017) / John le Carré
3. Smile (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Roddy Doyle
4. Dinner at the Center of the Earth (Alfred A. Knopf/Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017) / Nathan Englander
5. Go, Went, Gone (trans. from the German by Susan Bernofsky) (Portobello Books, 2017) / Jenny Erpenbeck
6. A Column of Fire (Macmillan, 2017) / Ken Follett
7. Love and Other Consolation Prizes (Ballantine Books, 2017) / Jamie Ford
8. A Skinful of Shadows (Macmillan, 2017) / Frances Hardinge
9. Munich (Hutchinson, 2017) / Robert Harris
10. The Twelve-Mile Straight (Ecco Press, 2017) / Eleanor Henderson

11. That’s My Baby (HarperCollins Canada, 2017) / Frances Itani
12. First Snow, Last Light (Knopf Canada, 2017) / Wayne Johnston
13. Forest Dark (Harper, 2017) / Nicole Krauss
14. Bluebird, Bluebird (Mulholland Books, 2017) / Attica Locke
15. Grace (Oneworld Publications, 2017) / Paul Lynch
16. The Ninth Hour (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Alice McDermott
17. The Wardrobe Mistress (Hutchinson, 2017) / Patrick McGrath
18. The Burning Girl (Fleet, 2017) / Claire Messud
19. Sundays in August (trans. from the French by Damion Searls) (Yale University Press, 2017) / Patrick Modiano
20. These Darkening Days (Moth Publishing/Mayfly Press, 2017) / Benjamin Myers

21. Savage Country (Algonquin Books, 2017) / Robert Olmstead
22. Bellevue Square (Doubleday Canada, 2017) / Michael Redhill
23. The Golden House (Jonathan Cape/Random House, 2017) / Salman Rushdie
24. The Growing Season (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Helen Sedgwick
25. Home Fire (Bloomsbury Circus, 2017) / Kamila Shamsie
26. The Secret Books (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Marcel Theroux
27. Sing, Unburied, Sing (Scribner, 2017) / Jessmyn Ward
28. A Patient Fury (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Sarah Ward
29. Lost in September (Knopf Canada, 2017) / Kathleen Winter

FIRST NOVELS
1. Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons (Inanna Publications, 2017) / Jocelyn Cullity
2. The Last to See Me (Skyhorse Publishing, 2017) / M. Dressler
3. The World of Tomorrow (Little, Brown, 2017) / Brendan Mathews
4. Uncertain Weights and Measures (Goose Lane Editions, 2017) / Jocelyn Parr
5. George & Lizzie (Touchstone, 2017) / Nancy Pearl
6. My Cat Yugoslavia (trans. from the Finnish by David Hackston) (Pushkin Press, 2017) / Pajtim Statovci

STORIES
1. Bank Holiday Hurricane (Doire Press, 2017) / Kelly Creighton
2. The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 (Anchor, 2017) / Laura Furman (ed.)
3. Darker with the Lights On (Little Island Press, 2017) / David Hayden
4. Tales of Falling and Flying (Penguin Books, 2017) / Ben Loory
5. Five-Carat Soul (Riverhead Books, 2017) / James McBride
6. My House Gathers Desires (BOA Editions, 2017) / Adam McOmber
7. Levitation (Stinging Fly Press, 2017) / Sean O’Reilly
8. Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories (September Publishing, 2017) / Rowan Routh (ed.)
9. Kiss Me Someone (Tin House, 2017) / Karen Shepard
10. Worlds from the Word’s End (And Other Stories, 2017) / Joanna Walsh

NONFICTION
1. The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1986-2017 (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Martin Amis
2. Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine (Allen Lane, 2017) / Anne Applebaum
3. A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World (Quercus, 2017) / Julian Baggini
4. Late Essays: 2006-2017 (Harvill Secker, 2017) / J.M. Coetzee
5. South and West: From a Notebook (4th Estate, 2017) / Joan Didion
6. Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa (MacLehose Press, 2017) / Joseph Farrell
7. Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation (Penguin Books, 2017) / John Freeman (ed.)
8. At the Strangers’ Gate: Arrivals in New York (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Adam Gopnik
9. The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve (W.W. Norton/Bodley Head, 2017) / Stephen Greenblatt
10. Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities (Da Capo Press, 2017) / Bethany Hughes

11. The Ghost Orchard: The Hidden History of the Apple in North America (HarperCollins Canada, 2017) / Helen Humphreys
12. Where the Wild Winds Are: Walking Europe’s Winds from the Pennines to Provence (Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2017) / Nick Hunt
13. The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World (Harvard University Press, 2017) / Michael Ignatieff
14. The Templars: The Rise and Fall of God’s Holy Warriors (Head of Zeus, 2017) / Dan Jones
15. If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir (St Martin’s Press, 2017) / Ilana Kurshan
16. An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic (Alfred A. Knopf/William Collins, 2017) / Daniel Mendelsohn
17. The Book of Separation: A Memoir (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Tova Mirvis
18. Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis (Verso Books, 2017) / George Monbiot
19. The Origin of Others (Harvard University Press, 2017) / Toni Morrison
20. A Thirst for Empire: How Tea Shaped the Modern World (Princeton University Press, 2017) / Erika Rappaport

21. Bread for All: The Origins of the Welfare State (Allen Lane, 2017) / Chris Renwick
22. Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory (Counterpoint, 2017) / Elizabeth Rosner
23. The Last of the the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution (Pegasus Books, 2017) / Robert Service
24. Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence (Princeton University Press, 2017) / Rachel Sherman
25. The Last London (Oneworld Publications, 2017) / Iain Sinclair
26. True Stories & Other Essays (Yale University Press, 2017) / Francis Spufford
27. A Life of My Own (Viking, 2017) / Claire Tomalin
28. Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Alison Weir
29. Travels in a Dervish Cloak (Eland Publishing, 2017) / Isambard Wilkinson