Monday, October 01, 2018

October 2018 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Silence Is My Mother Tongue (The Indigo Press, 2018) / Sulaiman Addonia
2. Like a Sword Wound (trans. from the Turkish by Brendan Freely & Yelda Türedi) (Europa Editions, 2018) / Ahmet Altan
3. November Road (William Morrow, 2018) / Lou Berney
4. An Ark of Light (New Island Books, 2018) / Dermot Bolger
5. Love Is Blind (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / William Boyd
6. The Lake on Fire (Sarabande Books, 2018) / Rosellen Brown
7. Becoming Mrs Lewis (Thomas Nelson, 2018) / Patti Callahan
8. Little (Aardvard Bureau/Riverhead Books, 2018) / Edward Carey
9. Gone So Long (W.W. Norton, 2018) / Andre Dubus III
10. Virgil Wander (Grove Press, 2018) / Leif Enger

11. Resistance (trans. from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn) (Charco Press, 2018) / Julián Fuks
12. Bitter Orange (Tin House Books, 2018) / Claire Fuller
13. A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts (St Martin’s Press, 2018) / Therese Anne Fowler
14. The Witch Elm (Viking, 2018) / Tana French
15. The Reckoning (Doubleday, 2018) / John Grisham
16. Trinity (Ecco, 2018) / Louisa Hall
17. The Lost Man (Pan Macmillan Australia, 2018) / Jane Harper
18. The Comforts of Home (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Susan Hill
19. Rainsongs (The Overlook Press, 2018) / Sue Hubbard
20. In the House in the Dark of the Woods (Little, Brown, 2018) / Laird Hunt

21. Absolute Proof (Macmillan, 2018) / Peter James
22. Unsheltered (Harper/Faber & Faber, 2018) / Barbara Kingsolver
23. Berta Isla (Hamish Hamilton, 2018) / Javier Marías
24. The Vogue (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Eoin McNamee
25. Red Birds (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018) / Mohammed Hanif
26. Sleep of Memory (trans. from the French by Mark Polizzotti) (Yale University Press, 2018) / Patrick Modiano
27. Nine Perfect Strangers (Michael Joseph, 2018) / Liane Moriarty
28. The Clockmaker’s Daughter (Atria Books, 2018) / Kate Morton
29. Killing Commendatore (trans. from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel & Ted Goossen) (Harvill Secker/Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Haruki Murakami
30. A Keeper (Coronet, 2018) / Graham Norton

31. The House on Vesper Sands (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018) / Paraic O’Donnell
32. Melmoth (Serpent’s Tail/Custom House, 2018) / Sarah Perry
33. In a House of Lies (Orion, 2018) / Ian Rankin
34. A House of Ghosts (Zaffre, 2018) / W.C. Ryan
35. Tombland (Mantle, 2018) / C.J. Sansom
36. The Collector’s Apprentice (Algonquin Books, 2018) / B.A. Shapiro
37. The Shape of the Ruins (trans. from the Spanish by Anne McLean) (Riverhead Books, 2018) / Juan Gabriel Vásquez
38. The Turn of Midnight (Allen & Unwin, 2018) / Minette Walters
39. Godsend (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / John Wray
40. Bridge of Clay (Doubleday/Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Markus Zusak

FIRST NOVELS
1. The Floating World (Algonquin Books, 2018) / C. Morgan Babst
2. What We’re Teaching Our Sons (4th Estate, 2018) / Owen Booth
3. Craving (trans. from the Dutch by Michele Hutchison) (World Editions, 2018) / Esther Gerritsen
4. Everything Under (Graywolf Press, 2018) / Daisy Johnson
5. Family Trust (William Morrow, 2018) / Kathy Wang

STORIES
1. Friday Black (Mariner Books, 2018) / Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
2. White Dancing Elephant (Dzanc Books, 2018) / Chaya Bhuvaneswar
3. Useful Phrases for Immigrants (Blair, 2018) / May-Lee Chai
4. Shelf Life of Happiness (Press 53, 2018) / Virginia Pye
5. Things to Make and Break (Coffee House Press, 2018) / May-Lan Tan
6. The Sadness of Beautiful Things (Penguin Books, 2018) / Simon Van Booy
7. The Collected Stories of Diane Williams (Soho Press, 2018) / Diane Williams

POETRY
1. The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins, 2018) / Raymond Antrobus
2. The Flame (Canongate, 2018) / Leonard Cohen
3. Selected Poems (Picador, 2018) / Kathleen Jamie
4. The Healing Next Time (Nine Arches Press, 2018) / Roy McFarlane

NONFICTION
1. We Can’t Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival (Picador USA, 2018) / Jabari Asim
2. How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy (Granta Books, 2018) / Julian Baggini
3. Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh (Oneworld Publications, 2018) / Anna Beer
4. Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (Simon & Schuster, 2018) / David W. Blight
5. Have You Eaten Grandma?: Or, the Life-Saving Importance of Correct Punctuation, Grammar and Good English (Michael Joseph, 2018) / Gyles Brandreth
6. Questioning Minds: The Letters of Guy Davenport and Hugh Kenner (Counterpoint, 2018) / Edward M. Burns (ed.)
7. All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir (Catapult, 2018) / Nicole Chung
8. Behold, America: The Entangled History of “America First” and “The American Dream” (Basic Books, 2018) / Sarah Churchwell
9. Something of His Art: Walking to Lübeck with J.S. Bach (Little Toller Books, 2018) / Horatio Clare
10. The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties (Allen Lane, 2018) / Paul Collier

11. Shakespeare: The Theatre of Our World (Head of Zeus, 2018) / Peter Conrad
12. On the Edge: Ireland’s Off-Shore Islands: A Modern History (Profile Books, 2018) / Diarmaid Ferriter
13. Europe: A Natural History (Allen Lane, 2018) / Tim Flannery
14. The Silk Roads: A New History of the World (Illustrated by Neil Packer) (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018) / Peter Frankopan
15. Identity: Contemporary Identity Politics and the Struggle for Recognition (Profile Books, 2018) / Francis Fukuyama
16. Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice (Oxford University Press, 2018) / Mary Fulbrook
17. Ghost Trees: Nature and People in a London Parish (Saraband, 2018) / Bob Gilbert
18. In Mid-Air: Points of View from Over a Decade (Riverrun, 2018) / Adam Gopnik
19. Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948 (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Ramachandra Guha
20. Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road (Alfred A. Knopf Canada/Dey Street Books, 2018) / Kate Harris

21. Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975 (Harper, 2018) / Max Hastings
22. What If This Were True?: Essays (Doubleday, 2018) / Heather Havrilesky
23. Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays (University of California Press, 2018) / Adam Hochschild
24. The Reckonings: Essays (Scribner, 2018) / Lacy M. Johnson
25. Empathy: A History (Yale University Press, 2018) / Susan Lanzoni
26. Heavy: An American Memoir (Scribner, 2019) / Kiese Laymon
27. Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life (Viking, 2018) / Diarmaid MacCulloch
28. Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World (Oneworld Publications, 2018) / James Miller
29. Michael Collins: The Man and the Revolution (The Collins Press, 2018) / Anne Dolan & William Murphy
30. The Library Book (Simon & Schuster, 2018) / Susan Orlean

31. I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche (Tim Duggan Books/Crown Publishing Group/Faber & Faber, 2018) / Sue Prideaux
32. Churchill: Walking with Destiny (Allen Lane, 2018) / Andrew Roberts
33. Oscar: A Life (Apollo, 2018) / Matthew Sturgis
34. Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce (Viking, 2018) / Colm Tóibín
35. Sunset Survivors: Meet the People Keeping Hong Kong’s Traditional Industries Alive (Blacksmith Books, 2019) / Lindsay Varty
36. Debussy: A Painter in Sound (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Stephen Walsh
37. Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madison (The Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2018) / David Wootton
38. The World Was Whole (Giramondo, 2018) / Fiona Wright
39. Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth (William Collins, 2018) / Adam Zamoyski