Wednesday, May 01, 2019

May 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Book of Collateral Damage (trans. from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright) (Yale University Press, 2019) / Sinan Antoon
2. Lost Property (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Laura Beatty
3. Tiger (riverrun, 2019) / Polly Clark
4. Strangers and Cousins (Riverhead Books, 2019) / Leah Hager Cohen
5. Life of David Hockney (trans. from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan) (Other Press, 2019) / Catherine Cusset
6. This Storm (William Heinemann, 2019) / James Ellroy
7. Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Bernardine Evaristo
8. Dream Sequence (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Adam Foulds
9. Lost and Wanted (Viking, 2019) / Nell Freudenberger
10. A Job You Mostly Won’t Know How to Do (Counterpoint, 2019) / Pete Fromm

11. A Stranger City (Virago, 2019) / Linda Grant
12. The Porpoise (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Mark Haddon
13. Crushed (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Kate Hamer
14. Dublin Palms (4th Estate, 2019) / Hugo Hamilton
15. Red Birds (Black Cat/Grove Press, 2019) / Mohammed Hanif
16. The River (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / Peter Heller
17. Ask Again, Yes (Scribner, 2019) / Mary Beth Keane
18. The Book of Science & Antiquities (Sceptre, 2019) / Thomas Keneally
19. The Beekeeper of Aleppo (Zaffre, 2019) / Christy Lefteri
20. My House Is Falling Down (Picador, 2019) / Mary Loudon

21. The Song of the Jade Lily (William Morrow, 2019) / Kirsty Manning
22. Full of Grace (Red Stag, 2019) / Orla McAlinden
23. Conviction (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Denise Mina
24. Correspondents (Grove Press, 2019) / Tim Murphy
25. The Flight Portfolio (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Julie Orringer
26. The Behavior of Love (Scribner, 2019) / Virginia Reeves
27. Dawson’s Fall (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Roxana Robinson
28. Crossing (trans. from the Finnish by David Hackston) (Pushkin Press, 2019) / Pajtim Statovci
29. Light from Other Stars (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Erika Swyler
30. Plume (4th Estate, 2019) / Will Wiles

31. Frankissstein: A Love Story (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Jeanette Winterson
32. The Polyglot Lovers (trans. from the Swedish by Saskia Vogel) (And Other Stories, 2019) / Lina Wolff

FIRST NOVELS
1. Westside (Harper Voyager, 2019) / W.M. Akers
2. Saltwater (Sceptre, 2019) / Jessica Andrews
3. Master of My Fate (Vintage Australia, 2019) / Sienna Brown
4. The Confessions of Frannie Langton (Harper, 2019) / Sara Collins
5. Boy Swallows Universe (The Borough Press, 2019) / Trent Dalton
6. Little Darlings (HQ/HarperCollins Publishers, 2019) / Melanie Golding
7. The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna (Ecco, 2019) / Juliet Grames
8. How We Disappeared (Oneworld Publications/Hanover Square Press, 2019) / Jing-Jing Lee
9. The Unpassing (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Chia-Chia Lin
10. The Doll Factory (Picador, 2019) / Elizabeth Mcneal

11. She Would be King (One/Pushkin Press, 2019) / Wayétu Moore
12. Disappearing Earth (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Julia Phillips
13. What Red Was (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Rosie Price
14. Ellie and the Harp Maker (Bantam Press, 2019) / Hazel Prior
15. The Farm (Random House/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Joanne Ramos

STORIES
1. Salt Slow (Picador, 2019) / Julia Armfield
2. Being Various: New Irish Short Stories (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Lucy Caldwell (ed.)
3. Exhalation (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Ted Chiang
4. The Book of Cairo: A City in Short Fiction (Comma Press, 2019) / Raph Cormack (ed.)
5. Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage (A Public Space Books, 2019) / Bette Howland
6. Floyd Harbor: Stories (Catapult, 2019) / Joel Mowdy
7. Orange World and Other Stories (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Karen Russell
8. Home Remedies (Hogarth, 2019) / Xuan Juliana Wang

POETRY
1. Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Simon Armitage
2. Skin Can Hold (Carcanet Press, 2019) / Vahni Capildeo
3. Reckless Paper Birds (Penned in the Margins, 2019) / John McCullough
4. Eternity: Selected Poems (Penguin, 2019) / Tracy K. Smith
5. The Caiplie Caves (Picador, 2019) / Karen Solie

NONFICTION
1. The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Mark Arax
2. The British Are Coming: The War for America, 1775-1777 (published as The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 by Henry Holt in the U.S.) (William Collins, 2019) / Rick Atkinson
3. Jerusalem: City of the Book (with photography by Frédéric Brenner) (Yale University Press, 2019) / Merav Mack & Benjamin Balint
4. What I Stand On: The Collected Essays of Wendell Berry 1969-2017 (Library of America, 2019) / Wendell Berry
5. Elsewhere: One Woman, One Rucksack, One Lifetime of Travel (Doubleday Ireland, 2019) / Rosita Boland
6. Moneyland: The Inside Story of the Crooks and Kleptocrats Who Rule the World (St Martin’s Press, 2019) / Oliver Bullough
7. Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee (Alfred A. Knopf/William Heinemann, 2019) / Casey Cep
8. Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Gordon H. Chang
9. Not Speaking (Unbound, 209) / Norma Clarke
10. Thick and Other Essays (New Press, 2019) / Tressie McMillan Cottom

11. Don’t Touch My Hair (Allen Lane, 2019) / Emma Dabiri
12. Upheaval: How Nations Cope With Crisis and Change (Allen Lane, 2019) / Jared Diamond
13. Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis (Little, Brown, 2019) / Jared Diamond
14. My Father Left Me Ireland: An American Son’s Search for Home (Sentinel, 2019) / Michael Brendan Dougherty
15. Islandeering: Adventures Around the Edge of Britain’s Hidden Islands (Wild Things Publishing, 2019) / Lisa Drewe
16. Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style (Century, 2019) / Benjamin Dreyer
17. White (Picador, 2019) / Bret Easton Ellis
18. Faber & Faber: The Untold Story of Great Publishing House (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Toby Faber
19. We’ll Never Have Paris (Repeater Books, 2019) / Andrew Gallix (ed.)
20. The Scandal of the Century and Other Writings (trans. from the Spanish by Anne McLean)(Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Gabriel García Márquez

21. A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism (Basic Books, 2019) / Adam Gopnik
22. The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution (Penguin Press, 2019) / Peter Hessler
23. The Future Starts Here: Adventures in the Twenty-First Century (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / John Higgs
24. Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide (Penguin Press, 2019) / Tony Horwitz
25. Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe (John Murray, 2019) / Nicholas Jubber
26. The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell’s 1984 (Picador, 2019) / Dorian Lynskey
27. This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Suketu Mehta
28. Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain’s Poorest Towns (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Kerry Hudson
29. Under Red Skies: The Life and Times of a Chinese Millennial (C. Hurst & Co. Publishers, 2019) / Karoline Kan
30. Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India (C. Hurst & Co. Publishers, 2019) / K.S. Komireddi

31. Underland: A Deep Time Journey (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Robert Macfarlane
32. Useful Enemies: Islam and The Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450-1750 (Oxford University Press, 2019) / Noel Malcolm
33. The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West (Simon & Schuster, 2019) / David McCullough
34. L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated ‘Female Byron’ (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Lucasta Miller
35. The Ungrateful Refugee (Canongate Books, 2019) / Dina Nayeri
36. The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordworths and their Year of Marvels (William Collins, 2019) / Adam Nicolson
37. The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America (Scribner, 2019) / Daniel Okrent
38. Emperor: A New Life of Charles V (Yale University Press, 2019) / Geoffrey Parker
39. Surrender (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2019) / Joanna Pocock
40. Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century (Yale University Press, 2019) / Alexandra Popoff

41. Witcraft: The Invention of Philosophy in English (Allen Lane, 2019) / Jonathan Rée
42. Superior: The Return of Race Science (4th Estate/Beacon Press, 2019) / Angela Saini
43. Wordy (Simon & Schuster U.K., 2019) / Simon Schama
44. Ottoman Odyssey: Travels Through a Lost Empire (Pegasus Books, 2019) / Alev Scott
45. The Bells of Old Tokyo: Travels in Japanese Time (Picador, 2019) / Anna Sherman
46. Who Owns England?: How We Lost Our Green & Pleasant Land & How to Take It Back (William Collins, 2019) / Guy Shrubsole
47. The Professor & the Parson: A Story of Desire, Deceit & Defrocking (Profile Books, 2019) / Adam Sisman
48. This Is Shakespeare (Pelican, 2019) / Emma Smith
49. The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games (NYU Press, 2019) / Ebony Elizabeth Thomas
50. The Way We Eat Now: How the Food Revolution Has Transformed Our Lives, Our Bodies, and Our World (Basic Books, 2019) / Bee Wilson

51. Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love (Virago, 2019) / Naomi Wolf

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