Tuesday, January 01, 2019

January 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Love in the New Millennium (trans. from the Chinese by Annelise Finegan Wasmoen) (Yale University Press, 2019) / Can Xue
2. The Weight of a Piano (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Chris Cander
3. In the Full Light of the Sun (Virago, 2019) / Clare Clark
4. Elsey Come Home (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Susan Conley
5. Deviation (trans. from the Italian by Anne Milano Appel) (Pushkin Press, 2019) / Luce D’Eramo
6. The Paragon Hotel (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2019) / Lyndsay Faye
7. Dream Sequence (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Adam Foulds
8. Late in the Day (Harper, 2019) / Tessa Hadley
9. The Current (Algonguin Books, 2019) / Tim Johnston
10. For the Good Times (Faber & Faber, 2019) / David Keenan

11. The Great Wide Open (Hutchinson, 2019) / Douglas Kennedy
12. The Wall (Faber & Faber, 2019) / John Lanchester
13. Hark (Simon & Schuster, 2019) / Sam Lipsyte
14. The Man With No Face (Riverrun, 2019) / Peter May
15. Praise Songs for the Butterflies (Jacaranda, 2019) / Bernice L. McFadden
16. Virtuoso (Serpent’s Tail, 2019) / Yelena Moskovich
17. Border Districts (And Other Stories, 2019) / Gerard Murnane
18. An Orchestra of Minorities (Little, Brown, 2019) / Chigozie Obioma
19. The Redeemed (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Tim Pears
20. Once Upon a River (Doubleday, 2019) / Diane Setterfield

21. Katalin Street (trans. from the Hungarian by Len Rix) (MacLehose Press, 2019) / Magda Szabó
22. Unquiet (trans. from the Norwegian by Thilo Reinhard) (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Linn Ullmann
23. The Order of the Day (trans. from the German by Mark Polizzotti) (Picador, 2019) / Éric Vuillard
24. The Dreamers (Random House, 2019) / Karen Thompson Walker
25. The Death of Murat Idrissi (trans. from the Dutch by Sam Garrett) (Scribe U.K., 2019) / Tommy Wieringa
26. Godsend (Canongate, 2019) / John Wray

FIRST NOVELS
1. Golden Child (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Claire Adam
2. My Sister, the Serial Killer (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Oyinkan Braithwaite
3. The Binding (The Borough Press, 2019) / Bridget Collins
4. Optic Nerve (trans. from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead) (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Maria Gainza
5. When All Is Said (Sceptre, 2019) / Anne Griffin
6. Everything Under (Graywolf Press, 2019) / Daisy Johnson
7. 99 Nights in Logar (Bloomsbury Publishing/Viking, 2019) / Jamil Jan Kochai
8. The Water Cure (Doubleday, 2019) / Sophie Mackintosh
9. Something Like Breathing (And Other Stories, 2019) / Angela Readman
10. The Distance Home (Picador, 2019) / Paula Saunders

11. Adèle (trans. from the French by Sam Taylor) (Faber & Faber/Penguin Books, 2019) / Leila Slimani
12. The Far Field (Grove Press, 2019) / Madhuri Vijay

STORIES
1. Jokes for the Gunmen (trans. from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright) (Granta Books, 2019) / Mazen Maarouf
2. Mothers (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Chris Power
3. I Want to Show You More (Grove Press, 2019) / Jamie Quatro
4. Mouthful of Birds (trans. from the Spanish by Megan McDowell) (Riverhead Books, 2019) / Samanta Schweblin  

NONFICTION
1. Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely (Other Press, 2019) / Andrew S. Curran
2. Origins: How The Earth Made Us (Bodley Head, 2019) / Lewis Dartnell
3. Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style (Random House, 2019) / Benjamin Dreyer
4. The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Bai (Pantheon, 2019) / Ha Jin
5. Journey Through Indonesia: An Unforgettable Journey from Sumatra to Papua (Tuttle, 2019) / Tim Hannigan
6. The Innocence of Memories (trans. from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap) (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Orhan Pamuk
7. Notes to Self (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Emilie Pine
8. The Photographer at Sixteen (MacLehose Press, 2019) / George Szirtes
9. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present (Riverhead Books, 2019) / David Treuer
10. Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao’s Revolution (Ballantine Books/Random House, 2019) / Helen Zia

11. J.G. Farrell’s Empire Novels: The Decline and Fall of the Human Condition (Four Courts Press, 2019) / Rebecca Ziegler
12. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power (PublicAffairs/Profile Books, 2019) / Shoshana Zuboff