Monday, January 01, 2018

January 2018 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Immortalists (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018) / Chloe Benjamin
2. The Girls in the Picture (Delacorte Press, 2018) / Melanie Benjamin
3. Oliver Loving (Flatiron Books, 2018) / Stefan Merrill Block
4. Robicheaux (Simon & Schuster, 2018) / James Lee Burke
5. Three Things About Elsie (The Borough Press, 2018) / Joanna Cannon
6. A Long Way From Home (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Peter Carey
7. Little Reunions (trans. from the Chinese by Jane Weizhen Pan & Martin Merz) (New York Review Books, 2018) / Eileen Chang
8. Fools and Mortals (Harper, 2018) / Bernard Cornwell
9. The Life to Come (Allen & Unwin, 2018) / Michelle de Kretser
10. The Child Finder (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018) / Rene Denfeld

11. Varina (Ecco, 2018) / Charles Frazier
12. Eternal Life (W.W. Norton, 2018) / Dara Horn
13. The Cage (Text Publishing, 2018) / Lloyd Jones
14. The Music Shop (Random House, 2018) / Rachel Joyce
15. River (trans. from the German by Iain Galbraith) (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2018) / Esther Kinsky
16. The Devil’s Highway (Fourth Estate, 2018) / Gregory Norminton
17. Turning for Home (Doubleday, 2018) / Barney Norris
18. The Wanderers (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018) / Tim Pears
19. The Winter Station (Little, Brown, 2018) / Jody Shields
20. Lullaby (trans. from the French by Sam Taylor) (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Leïla Slimani

21. Winter (Pantheon, 2018) / Ali Smith
22. The Maze at Windermere (Viking, 2018) / Gregory Blake Smith
23. Anatomy of a Scandal (Simon & Schuster, 2018) / Sarah Vaughan
24. Don’t Skip Out On Me (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Willy Vlautin
25. The Fountain in the Forest (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Tony White
26. The Unmade World (Unbridled Books, 2018) / Steve Yarbrough
27. Grist Mill Road (Picador USA, 2017) / Christopher J. Yates

FIRST NOVELS
1. Swansong (Jonathan Cape, 2018) / Kerry Andrew
2. The Boat People (Doubleday, 2018) / Sharon Bala
3. Everything Here Is Beautiful (Viking/Penguin Random House, 2018) / Mira T. Lee
4. White Chrysanthemum (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Mary Lynn Bracht
5. Dark Pines (Point Blank, 2018) / Will Dean
6. The Woman in the Window (William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2018) / A.J. Finn
7. Peach (Bloomsbury Circus/Bloomsbury USA, 2018) / Emma Glass
8. The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (Harvill Secker, 2018) / Imogen Hermes Gowar
9. Neon in Daylight (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018) / Hermione Hoby
10. The Transition (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Luke Kennard

11. Walking Wounded (Sceptre, 2018) / Sheila Llewellyn
12. In Every Moment We Are Still Alive (trans. from the Swedish by Henning Koch) (Melville House, 2018) / Tom Malmquist
13. The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Zaffre, 2018) / Heather Morris
14. The Afterlives (Riverhead Books, 2018) / Thomas Pierce
15. Fire Sermon (Grove Press/Picador, 2018) / Jamie Quatro
16. The Chalk Man (Michael Joseph, 2018) / C.J. Tudor

STORIES
1. The Largesse of the Sea Maiden (Random House, 2018) / Denis Johnson
2. Her Body and Other Parties (Serpent’s Tail, 2018) / Carmen Maria Machado
3. The Unmapped Country: Stories & Fragments (And Other Stories, 2018) / Ann Quin
4. Dazzling the Gods (Unbound, 2018) / Tom Vowler

POETRY
1. Wild is the Wind (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Carl Phillips
2. Luxury (W.W. Norton, 2018) / Philip Schultz
3. Don’t Call Us Dead (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Danez Smith

NONFICTION
1. The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Time and Money (Princeton University Press, 2018) / Bryan Caplan
2. The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta (Bloomsbury USA, 2018) / Kushanava Choudhury
3. The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power (Penguin Press, 2017) / Niall Ferguson
4. Blood on the Page: A Murder, a Secret Trial, and a Search for the Truth (William Heinemann, 2018) / Thomas Harding
5. Lands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Road (Knopf Canada, 2018) / Kate Harris
6. After Ireland: Writing the Nation from Beckett to the Present (Harvard University Press, 2018) / Declan Kiberd
7. The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order (Allen Lane, 2018) / Bruno Maçães
8. With the End in Mind: Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial (Little, Brown, 2018) / Kathryn Mannix
9. The Hatred of Literature (trans. from the French by Nicholas Elliott) (Harvard University Press, 2018) / William Marx
10. Yorkshire: A Lyrical History of England’s Greatest County (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018) / Richard Morris

11. The Growth Delusion: The Wealth and Well-Being of Nations (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018) / David Pilling
12. When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting That Changed History (Ecco, 2018) / Matthew Restall
13. To Fight Against This Age: On Fascism and Humanism (W.W. Norton, 2018) / Rob Riemen
14. In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein (Profile Books, 2018) / Fiona Sampson
15. What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories (4th Estate, 2018) / Laura Shapiro
16. Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir (4th Estate, 2017) / Amy Tan