Wednesday, August 01, 2018

August 2018 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Read Me (Twelve, 2018) / Leo Benedictus
2. So Much Life Left Over (Pantheon, 2018) /Louis de Bernières
3. A Ladder to the Sky (Doubleday, 2018) / John Boyne
4. Perfidious Albion (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Sam Byers
5. The Verdun Affair (Corsair/Little, Brown UK, 2018) / Nick Dybek
6. Washington Black (Serpent’s Tail, 2018) / Esi Edugyan
7. Bitter Orange (Fig Tree, 2018) / Claire Fuller
8. Take Nothing With You (Tinder Press, 2018) / Patrick Gale
9. The Hazards of Good Fortune (Europa Editions, 2018) / Seth Greenland
10. Rust & Stardust (St Martin’s Press, 2018) / T. Greenwood

11. Beirut Hellfire Society (Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2018)/ Rawi Hage
12. The Mystery of Three Quarters (HarperCollins/William Morrow, 2018) / Sophie Hannah
13. The Cage (Text Publishing, 2018) / Lloyd Jones
14. The Line That Held Us (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018) / David Joy
15. The End (trans. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett & Martin Aitken) (Harvill Secker, 2018) / Karl Ove Knausgaard
16. An Unwanted Guest (Viking, 2018) / Shari Lapena
17. Conscience (Pegasus, 2018) / Alice Mattison
18. Broken Ground (Little, Brown, 2018) / Val McDermid
19. Now We Shall Be Entirely Free (Sceptre, 2018) / Andrew Miller
20. Becoming Belle (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018) / Nuala O’Connor

21. The Air You Breathe (Riverhead Books, 2018) / Frances de Pontes Peebles
22. Normal People (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Sally Rooney
23. Pieces of Her (William Morrow, 2018) / Karin Slaughter
24. Women Talking (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Miriam Toews
25. Flights (trans. from the Polish by Jennifer Croft) (Riverhead Books, 2018) / Olga Tokarczuk
26. Kismet (Little, Brown, 2018) / Luke Tredget
27. Grace’s Day (Apollo, 2018) / William Wall

FIRST NOVELS
1. The Litten Path (Salt, 2018) / James Clarke
2. Housegirl (published in Great Britain as Hold by 4th Estate) (Picador USA, 2018) / Michael Donkor
3. Horse (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Talley English
4. Ohio (Simon & Schuster, 2018) / Stephen Markley
5. The Town (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Shaun Prescott
6. The Distance Home (Random House, 2018) / Paula Saunders

STORIES
1. Certain American States (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Catherine Lacey
2. Notes from the Fog (Alfred A. Knopf/Granta Books, 2018) / Ben Marcus
3. Other People’s Love Affairs (Algonquin Books, 2018) / D. Wystan Owen
4. Heads of the Colored People (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Nafissa Thompson-Spires

POETRY
1. Feel Free (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Nick Laird
2. The Carrying (Milkweed Editions, 2018) / Ada Limón
3. Against the Clock (The Gallery Press, 2018) / Derek Mahon
4. Playtime (Jonathan Cape, 2018) / Andrew McMillan

NONFICTION
1. The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity (Liveright, 2018) / Kwame Anthony Appiah
2. The Last Englishmen: Love, War, and the End of Empire (Graywolf Press/Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Deborah Baker
3. All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness, and Finding Our Way (Thomas Nelson, 2018) / Patrice Gopo
4. Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road (Day Street Books/HarperCollins, 2018) / Kate Harris
5. All Among the Barley (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018) / Melissa Harrison
6. Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths (Jonathan Cape, 2018) / Charlotte Higgins
7. The Warm South: How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination (Yale University Press, 2018) / Robert Holland
8. De Gaulle (first published in the U.K. as A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle) (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2018 / Julian Jackson
9. Roller-Coaster: Europe, 1950-2017 (Allen Lane, 2018) / Ian Kershaw
10. Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan (W.W. Norton, 2018) / Ruby Lal

11. Viceroys: The Creation of the British (Constable, 2018) / Christopher Lee
12. Europa: How Europe Shaped the Modern World (Pegasus, 2018) / Julio Crespo MacLennan
13. Palestine: A Four Thousand Year History (Zed Books, 2018) / Nur Masalha
14. Between Eternities and Other Writings (Vintage, 2018) / Javier Marías
15. Poverty Safari (Picador, 2018) / Darren McGarvey
16. Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Peter Moore
17. Essential Essays: Culture, Politics, and the Art of Poetry (edited and with an introduction by Sandra M. Gilbert) (W.W. Norton, 2018) / Adrienne Rich
18. Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island (Dey Street Books, 2018) / Earl Swift
19. Empress: Queen Victoria and India (Yale University Press, 2018) / Miles Taylor
20. Dante’s Divine Comedy: A Journey Without End (Head of Zeus, 2018) / Ian Thomson

21. A Life of My Own (Penguin Press, 2018) / Claire Tomalin
22. Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World (Allen Lane/Viking, 2018) / Adam Tooze
23. Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to Good-bye to All That (1895-1929) (Bloomsbury Continuum, 2018) / Jean Moorcroft Wilson

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