Thursday, November 01, 2018

November 2018 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Insurrecto (Soho Press, 2018) / Gina Apostol
2. A Ladder to the Sky (Hogarth, 2018) / John Boyne
3. Middle England (Viking, 2018) / Jonathan Coe
4. A Shameful Life (trans. from the Japanese by Mark Gibeau) (Stone Bridge Press, 2018) / Osamu Dazai
5. The Shadows We Hide (Mulholland, 2018) / Allen Eskens
6. House of Glass (Virago, 2018) / Susan Fletcher
7. The Survivors (Simon & Schuster UK, 2018) / Kate Furnivall
8. The Splendor Before the Dark (published as Emperor Nero: The Splendour Before the Dark by Macmillan in the U.K.) (Berkley, 2018) / Margaret George
9. The Stranger Diaries (Quercus, 2018) / Elly Griffiths
10. Trinity (Corsair, 2018) / Louisa Hall

11. Land of the Living (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018) / Georgina Harding
12. The Western Wind (Grove Press, 2018) / Samantha Harvey
13. Newcomer (trans. from the Japanese by Keigo Higashino) (Little, Brown/Minotaur Books, 2018) / Keigo Higashino
14. At Dusk (trans. from the Korean by Sora Kim-Russell) (Scribe U.K., 2018) / Hwang Sok-yong
15. Homeland (trans. from the German by Charlotte Collins) (Granta Books, 2018) / Walter Kempowski
16. The Little Snake (Canongate, 2018) / A.L. Kennedy
17. The Kinship of Secrets (Bloomsbury Publishing/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) / Eugenia Kim
18. The Feral Detective (Ecco, 2018) / Jonathan Lethem
19. China Dream (trans. from the Chinese by Flora Drew) (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Ma Jian
20. The Frolic of the Beasts (trans. from the Japanese by Andrew Clare) (Vintage, 2018) / Yukio Mishima

21. Among the Lost (trans. from the Spanish by Frank Wynne) (Scribe UK, 2018) / Emiliano Monge
22. Nine Perfect Strangers (Flatiron Books, 2018) / Liane Moriarty
23. Hazards of Time Travel (Ecco/4th Estate, 2018) / Joyce Carol Oates
24. The Museum of Modern Love (Algonquin Books, 2018) / Heather Rose

FIRST NOVELS
1. Slip of a Fish (And Other Stories, 2018) / Amy Arnold
2. My Sister, the Serial Killer (Doubleday, 2018) / Oyinkan Braithwaite
3. Freshwater (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Akwaeke Emezi
4. A Different Drummer (Riverrun, 2018) / William Melvin Kelley
5. Death and Other Holidays (Melville House, 2018) / Marci Vogel
6. The Salt of the Earth (Pushkin Press, 2018) / Józef Wittlin

STORIES
1. The New Order (Counterpoint, 2018) / Karen E. Bender
2. Evening in Paradise: More Stories (Picador/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Lucia Berlin
3. The Wooden Hill (Epoque Press, 2018) / Jamie Guiney
4. The Lonesome Bodybuilder (published in the U.K. as Picnic in the Storm in 2018 by Corsair) (trans. from the Japanese by Asa Yoneda) (Soft Skull Press, 2018) / Yukiko Motoya
5. The April 3rd Incident (trans. from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr) (Pantheon, 2018) / Yu Hua

POETRY
1. Sincerity (Picador, 2018) / Carol Ann Duffy
2. Notions (Dedalus Press, 2018) / John Kelly
3. Autobiography of Death (trans. from the Korean by Don Mee Choi) (New Directions, 2018) / Kim Hyesoon
4. Anomaly (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Jamie McKendrick
5. Rewilding (CavanKerry Press, 2018) / January Gill O’Neil
6. Peaches Goes It Alone (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Frederick Seidel
7. Monument: Poems New and Selected (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) / Natasha Trethewey
8. Francis: A Life in Songs (Jonathan Cape, 2018) / Ann Wroe
NONFICTION
1. Not a Hazardous Sport: Misadventures of an Anthropologist in Indonesia (Eland Publishing, 2018) / Nigel Barley
2. Welcome Home: A Memoir with Selected Photographs and Letters (Picador/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Lucia Berlin
3. Shakesplish: How We Read Shakespeare’s Language (Stanford University Press, 2018) / Paula Blank
4. Empire of the Winds: The Global Role of Asia’s Great Archipelago (I.B. Tauris, 2018) / Philip Bowring
5. Walking to Jerusalem: Blisters, Hope and Other Facts on the Ground (Hodder & Stoughton, 2018) / Justin Butcher
6. The Library of Ice: Readings from a Cold Climate (Scribner U.K., 2018) / Nancy Campbell
7. The Light in the Dark: A Winter Journal (Elliott & Thompson, 2018) / Horatio Clare
8. The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018) / Peter Frankopan
9. The End of the End of the Earth: Essays (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Jonathan Franzen
10. The Word Pretty (Black Ocean, 2018) / Elisa Gabbert

11. The British in India: A Social History of the Raj (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / David Gilmour
12. Japan Story: In Search of a Nation, 1850 to the Present (Allen Lane, 2018) / Christopher Harding
13. In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Lindsey Hilsum
14. A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin (Viking, 2018) / Simon Jenkins
15. Heavy: An American Memoir (Bloomsbury, 2018) / Kiese Laymon
16. The Life of Saul Bellow: Love and Strife, 1965-2005 (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Zachary Leader
17. Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Alan Rusbridger
18. A Writer of Our Time: The Life and Work of John Berger (Verso, 2018) / Joshua Sperling
19. Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018) / Hilary Spurling
20. Fryderyk Chopin: A Life and Times (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Alan Walker

21. Dreamers: When the Writers Took Power, Germany, 1918 (trans. from the German by Ruth Martin) (Pushkin Press, 2018) / Volker Weidermann
22. The Souls of Yellow Folk: Essays (W.W. Norton, 2018) / Wesley Yang