Sunday, April 01, 2018

April 2018 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Census (Granta Books, 2018) / Jesse Ball
2. The Only Story (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Julian Barnes
3. Eventide (trans. from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy) (Other Press, 2018) / Therese Bohman
4. Book of Colours (HarperCollins Australia, 2018) / Robyn Cadwallader
5. Ordinary People (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Diana Evans
6. How to Rule the World (Corsair, 2018) / Tibor Fischer
7. First Person (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Richard Flanagan
8. Varina (Ecco, 2018) / Charles Frazier
9. Nothing Is Forgotten (Atria Books, 2018) / Peter Golden
10. Sugar Money (Arcade Publishing, 2018) / Jane Harris

11. Paper Ghosts (Michael Joseph, 2018) / Julia Heaberlin
12. The Death of Noah Glass (Text Publishing, 2018) / Gail Jones
13. Greeks Bearing Gifts (Quercus, 2018) / Philip Kerr
14. The Last Watchman of Old Cairo (Spiegel & Grau, 2018) / Michael David Lukas
15. Women in Sunlight (Crown, 2018) / Frances Mayes
16. Circe (Bloomsbury Publishing/Little, Brown, 2018) / Madeline Miller
17. Gateway to the Moon (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2018) / Mary Morris
18. Border Districts (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Gerald Murnane
19. Macbeth (trans. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett) (Hogarth, 2018) / Jo Nesbø
20. Skin Deep (Penguin Ireland, 2018) / Liz Nugent

21. The Overstory (W.W. Norton/William Heinemann, 2018) / Richard Powers
22. Mary Cyr (Doubleday Canada, 2018) / David Adams Richards
23. Painter to the King (Granta Books, 2018) / Amy Sackville
24. The One Who Wrote Destiny (Atlantic Books, 2018) / Nikesh Shukla
25. The Emissary (trans. from the Japanese Margaret Mitsutani) (New Directions, 2018) / Yoko Tawada
26. The Fire Court (HarperCollins, 2018) / Andrew Taylor
27. Territory of Light (trans. from the Japanese by Geraldine Harcourt) (Penguin Classics, 2018) / Yuko Tsushima
28. The Librarian (Viking, 2018) / Salley Vickers

FIRST NOVELS
1. America Is Not the Heart (Viking, 2018) / Elaine Castillo
2. West (Granta Books/Scriber, 2018) / Carys Davies
3. Disoriental (trans. from the French by Tina Cover) (Europa Editions, 2018) / Négar Djavadi
4. In Our Mad and Furious City (Tinder Press/Headline, 2018) / Guy Gunaratne
5. Brother in Ice (trans. from the Catalan by Mara Faye Lethem) (And Other Stories, 2018) / Alicia Kopf
6. The Lido (Orion, 2018) / Libby Page
7. Dear Mrs Bird (Picador, 2018) / A.J. Pearce
8. Things Bright and Beautiful (Fig Tree, 2018) / Anbara Salam
9. Heads of the Colored People (37 INK/Atria Books, 2018) / Nafissa Thompson-Spires

STORIES
1. Though I Get Home (The Feminist Press, 2018) / Y.Z. Chin
2. Catholic Boy (Doire Press, 2018) / Rosemary Jenkinson
3. Stream System: The Collected Short Fiction of Gerald Murnane (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Gerald Murnane
4. Property: A Collection (The Borough Press/Harper, 2018) / Lionel Shriver
5. You Think It, I’ll Say It (Random House, 2018) / Curtis Sittenfeld
6. Heads of the Colored People (37INK/Atria Books, 2018) / Nafissa Thompson-Spires
7. The Sing of the Shore (4th Estate, 2018) / Lucy Wood

POETRY
1. Venus as a Bear (Carcanet Press, 2018) / Vahni Capildeo
2. Somerset (NYQ Books, 2018) / Daniel Donaghy
3. Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods (Copper Canyon Press, 2018) / Tishani Doshi
4. The Second O of Sorrow (BOA Editions, 2018) / Sean Thomas Dougherty
5. The Radio (Wake Forest University Press, 2018) / Leontia Flynn
6. A Distant Center (Copper Canyon Press, 2018) / Ha Jin
7. Oceanic (Copper Canyon Press, 2018 / Aimee Nezhukumatathil
8. Europa (Picador, 2018) / Sean O’Brien
9. Return of the Gift (Arc Publications, 2018) / Michael O’Neill
10. Nobody (21 Publishing, 2018) / Alice Oswald

11. Soho (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Richard Scott
12. Wade in the Water (Graywolf Press/Penguin Books, 2018) / Tracy K. Smith
13. My Life as a Painter (Bloodaxe Books, 2018) / Matthew Sweeney
14. Eye Level (Graywolf Press, 2018) / Jenny Xie
15. Brown (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Kevin Young

NONFICTION
1. Napoleon: The Spirit of the Age: 1805-1810 (Pegasus Books, 2018) / Michael Broers
2. How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays (Mariner Books, 2018) / Alexander Chee
3. Our Place: Can We Save Britain’s Wildlife Before It Is Too Late? (Jonathan Cape, 2018) / Mark Cocker
4. Look Alive Out There: Essays (MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Sloane Crosley
5. Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion (Grove Press, 2018) / Michelle Dean
6. Radical Sacrifice (Yale University Press, 2018) / Terry Eagleton
7. Modernists & Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters (Thames & Hudson, 2018) / Martin Gayford
8. The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Michael S. Gazzaniga
9. Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East (Princeton University Press, 2018) / Fawaz A. Gerges
10. Seven Types of Atheism (Allen Lane, 2018) / John Gray

11. The Art of the Wasted Day (Viking, 2018) / Patricia Hampl
12. The Death of Democracy: Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic (Henry Holt, 2018) / Benjamin Carter Hett
13. The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath (Little, Brown, 2018) / Leslie Jamison
14. Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the Twentieth Century (Princeton University Press, 2018) / Konrad H. Jarausch
15. The Habsburg Empire: A New History (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2018) / Pieter M. Judson
16. Follow the Old Road: Discover the Ireland of Yesteryear (photography by Richard Mills) (The O’Brien Press, 2018) / Jo Kerrigan
17. The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century (Viking/Hutchinson, 2018) / Kirk Wallace Johnson
18. Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found (Riverhead Books, 2018) / Gilbert King
19. The Cost of Living (Hamish Hamilton, 2018) / Deborah Levy
20. The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World’s Rarest Species (Doubleday, 2018) / Carlos Magdalena

21. See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Lorrie Moore
22. Prime Movers (Simon & Schuster UK, 2018) / Ferdinand Mount
23. The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives (Abrams Press, 2018) / Viet Thanh Nguyen (ed.)
24. The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) / Catherine Nixey
25. France: A History: From Gaul to de Gaulle (John Murray, 2018) / John Julius Norwich
26. Orwell on Truth (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) / George Orwell
27. The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made (Simon & Schuster, 2018) / Patricia O’Toole
28. Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Amos Oz
29. Air Traffic: A Memoir on Ambition and Manhood in America (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Gregory Pardlo
30. Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto (The MIT Press, 2018) / Mark Polizzotti

31. Denmark Vesey’s Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of the Confederacy (The New Press, 2018) / Ethan J. Kytle & Blain Roberts
32. Mothers: An Essay on Love and Cruelty (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Jacqueline Rose
33. The Order of Time (Allen Lane, 2018) / Carlo Rovelli
34. The Green Hollow (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Owen Sheers
35. The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America (Tim Duggan Books/Crown Publishing, 2018) / Timothy Snyder
36. The Rise and Fall of Modern Japanese Literature (University of Chicago Press, 2018) / John Whittier Treat
37. Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Rose Tremain
38. Among the Living and the Dead: A Tale of Exile and Homecoming (One, 2018) / Inara Verzemnieks
39. God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State (Allen Lane/Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Lawrence Wright