Sunday, October 01, 2017

October 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. In the Midst of Winter (Atria Books, 2017) / Isabel Allende
2. Mrs Osmond (Viking, 2017) / John Banville
3. Wolf Season (Bellevue Literary Press, 2017) / Helen Benedict
4. Things I’m Seeing Without You (Dial Books, 2017) / Peter Bognanni
5. The Accident on the A35 (Contraband Books, 2017) / Graeme Mccrae Burnet
6. A Long Way From Home (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Australia, 2017) / Peter Carey
7. The Last Ballad (William Morrow, 2017) / Wiley Cash
8. Fools and Mortals (HarperCollins, 2017) / Bernard Cornwell
9. The Life to Come (Allen & Unwin, 2017) / Michelle de Kretser
10. Smile (Viking, 2017) / Roddy Doyle

11. Manhattan Beach (Scribner/Corsair, 2017) / Jennifer Egan
12. Here in Berlin (Counterpoint Press, 2017) / Cristina Garcia
13. As a God Might Be (Dodo Ink, 2017) / Neil Griffiths
14. Sugar Money (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Jane Harris
15. Paris in the Present Tense (The Overlook Press, 2017) / Mark Helprin
16. The Sparsholt Affair (Picador, 2017) / Alan Hollinghurst
17. Devil’s Day (John Murray, 2017) / Andrew Michael Hurley
18. The Future Won’t Be Long (Viking, 2017) / Jarett Kobek
19. Ferocity (trans. from the Italian by Antony Shugaar) (Europa Editions, 2017) / Nicola Lagioia
20. After the Fire (trans. from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy) (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Henning Mankell

21. Reservoir 13 (Catapult, 2017) / Jon McGregor
22. The Passage of Love (Allen & Unwin, 2017) / Alex Miller
23. The Prague Sonata (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) / Bradford Morrow
24. The Book of Dust (David Fickling Books, 2017) / Philip Pullman
25. The Silent Companions (Raven Books, 2017) / Laura Purcell
26. The Iliac Crest (trans. from the Spanish by Sarah Booker) (The Feminist Press, 2017) / Cristina Rivera Garza
27. The Red Dancer (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Richard Skinner
28. Dunbar (Hogarth Press, 2017) / Edward St Aubyn
29. The White City (Aardvark Bureau, 2017) / Roma Tearne

FIRST NOVELS
1. In the Distance (Coffee House Press, 2017) / Hernan Diaz
2. Motherest (Twelve, 2017) / Kristen Iskandrian

STORIES
1. The King Is Always Above the People (Riverhead Books, 2017) / Daniel Alarcón
2. The Relive Box and Other Stories (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / T.C. Boyle
3. Fox Season and Other Short Stories (Jantar Publishing, 2017) / Agnieszka Dale
4. Fresh Complaint (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/4th Estate, 2017) / Jeffrey Eugenides
5. What Can You Do (Biblioasis, 2017) / Cynthia Flood
6. Catapult (Sarabande Books, 2017) / Emily Fridlund
7. The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat & Other Stories from the North (Pushkin Press, 2017) / Sjón & Ted Hodgkinson (eds.)
8. Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales (Faber & Faber, 2017) / P.D. James
9. Outside is the Ocean (University of Iowa Press, 2017) / Matthew Lansburgh
10. Her Body and Other Parties (Graywolf Press, 2017) / Carmen Maria Machado

11. In White Ink (Apollo, 2017) / Elske Rahill
12. A Spot of Folly (Profile Books, 2017) / Ruth Rendell
13. The Complete Stories (ed. Ann Beattie) (Library of America, 2017) / Peter Taylor
14. The Islands: Six Fictions (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017) / William Wall
15. The Age of Perpetual Light (Grove Press, 2017) / Josh Weil
16. The Best American Short Stories 2017 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Heidi Pitlor & Meg Wolitzer (eds.)

POETRY
1. Foreign News (trans. from the Irish by David Wheatley) (The Gallery Press, 2017) / Aifric Mac Aodha
2. Maps (Copper Canyon Press, 2017) / John Freeman
3. Salt (Faber & Faber, 2017) / David Harsent
4. All We Saw (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Anne Michaels
5. Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver (Penguin Press, 2017) / Mary Oliver
6. Fiends Fell (Flood Editions, 2017) / Tom Pickard
7. Good Bones (Tupelo Press, 2017) / Maggie Smith

NONFICTION
1. Iran: A Modern History (Yale University Press, 2017) / Abbas Amanat
2. Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine (Doubleday, 2017) / Anne Applebaum
3. Islander: A Journey Around Our Archipelago (Granta Books, 2017) / Patrick Barkham
4. The Meaning of Rice: And Other Tales from the Belly of Japan (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Michael Booth
5. The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Ingrid Rowland & Noah Charney
6. Grant (Penguin Press, 2017) / Ron Chernow
7. The Taste of Empire: How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World (Basic Books, 2017) / Lizzie Collingham
8. The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power (Allen Lane, 2017) / Niall Ferguson
9. The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine (Allen Lane, 2017) / Lindsey Fitzharris
10. The Book of Forgotten Authors (riverrun, 2017) / Christopher Fowler

11. The Mayflower Generation: The Winslow Family and the Fight for the New World (Chatto & Windus, 2017) / Rebecca Fraser
12. The Romance of Elsewhere (Counterpoint Press, 2017) / Lynn Freed
13. The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia (Riverhead Books, 2017) / Masha Gessen
14. What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing (University of Chicago Press, 2017) / Peter Ginna
15. At the Strangers’ Gate: Arrivals in New York (riverrun, 2017) / Adam Gopnik
16. Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed the World (Virago, 2017) / Lyndall Gordon
17. On Tuesdays I’m a Buddhist (Hachette Books Ireland, 2017) / Michael Harding
18. The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick (NYRB Classics, 2017) / Elizabeth Hardwick
19. A Revolution of Feeling: The Decade that Forged the Modern Mind (Granta Books, 2017) / Rachel Hewitt
20. Jacob’s Room is Full of Books: A Year in Reading (Profile Books, 2017) / Susan Hill

21. Destination Casablanca: Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in World War II (PublicAffairs, 2017) / Meredith Hindley
22. Leonardo da Vinci (Simon & Schuster/Simon & Schuster UK, 2017) / Walter Isaacson
23. The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World (William Collins, 2017) / Maya Jasanoff
24. After Ireland: Writing the Nation from Beckett to the Present (Head of Zeus, 2017) / Declan Kiberd
25. Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941 (Allen Lane/Penguin Press, 2017) / Stephen Kotkin
26. City of Oranges: An Intimate History of Arabs & Jews in Jaffa (Head of Zeus, 2017) / Adam LeBor
27. The Fear and the Freedom: How the Second World War Changed Us (Viking, 2017) / Keith Lowe
28. River of Life, River of Death: The Ganges and India’s Future (Oxford University Press, 2017) / Victor Mallet
29. What You Did Not Tell: A Russian Past and the Journey Home (Allen Lane/Other Press, 2017) / Mark Mazower
30. Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World (Viking, 2017) / Eric Metaxas

31. The Lost Words (Hamish Hamilton, 2017) / Robert Macfarlane & Jackie Morris
32. Forgetfulness: Making the Modern Culture of Amnesia (Bloomsbury Academic/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Francis O’Gorman
33. The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Andrew O’Hagan
34. A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary 1939-1940 (Pushkin Press, 2017) / Iris Origo
35. The Ghost: A Cultural History (Tate Publishing, 2017) / Susan Owens
36. Judging Shaw (Prism, 2017) / Fintan O’Toole
37. The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization (Random House, 2017) / Martin Puchner
38. Daemon Voices: Essays on Storytelling (David Fickling Books, 2017) / Philip Pullman
39. The River of Consciousness (Picador/Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Oliver Sacks
40. Belonging: The Story of the Jews, 1492-1900 (Bodley Head/Ecco, 2017) / Simon Schama

41. Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Nicholas Shakespeare
42. Anthony Powell (Hamish Hamilton, 2017) / Hilary Spurling
43. Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir (Ecco, 2017) / Amy Tan
44. Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Jenny Uglow
45. The Glass Eye: A Memoir (Tin House Books, 2017) / Jeannie Vanasco
46. Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 (Oxford University Press, 2017) / Mike Wallace