Wednesday, May 01, 2019

May 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Lost Property (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Laura Beatty
2. Tiger (riverrun, 2019) / Polly Clark
3. Strangers and Cousins (Riverhead Books, 2019) / Leah Hager Cohen
4. Life of David Hockney (trans. from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan) (Other Press, 2019) / Catherine Cusset
5. This Storm (William Heinemann, 2019) / James Ellroy
6. Dream Sequence (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Adam Foulds
7. Lost and Wanted (Viking, 2019) / Nell Freudenberger
8. A Job You Mostly Won’t Know How to Do (Counterpoint, 2019) / Pete Fromm
9. A Stranger City (Virago, 2019) / Linda Grant
10. The Porpoise (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Mark Haddon

11. Crushed (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Kate Hamer
12. Dublin Palms (4th Estate, 2019) / Hugo Hamilton
13. Red Birds (Black Cat/Grove Press, 2019) / Mohammed Hanif
14. The River (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / Peter Heller
15. The Book of Science & Antiquities (Sceptre, 2019) / Thomas Keneally
16. The Beekeeper of Aleppo (Zaffre, 2019) / Christy Lefteri
17. My House Is Falling Down (Picador, 2019) / Mary Loudon
18. Full of Grace (Red Stag, 2019) / Orla McAlinden
19. Conviction (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Denise Mina
20. Correspondents (Grove Press, 2019) / Tim Murphy

21. The Flight Portfolio (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Julie Orringer
22. The Behaviour of Love (Scribner, 2019) / Virginia Reeves
23. Dawson’s Fall (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Roxana Robinson
24. Crossing (trans. from the Finnish by David Hackston) (Pushkin Press, 2019) / Pajtim Statovci
25. Light from Other Stars (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Erika Swyler
26. Frankisstein: A Love Story (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Jeanette Winterson
27. The Polyglot Lovers (trans. from the Swedish by Saskia Vogel) (And Other Stories, 2019) / Lina Wolff

FIRST NOVELS
1. Saltwater (Sceptre, 2019) / Jessica Andrews
2. Master of My Fate (Vintage Australia, 2019) / Sienna Brown
3. The Confessions of Frannie Langton (Harper, 2019) / Sara Collins
4. Boy Swallows Universe (The Borough Press, 2019) / Trent Dalton
5. Little Darlings (HQ/HarperCollins Publishers, 2019) / Melanie Golding
6. The Unpassing (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Chia-Chia Lin
7. The Doll Factory (Picador, 2019) / Elizabeth Mcneal
8. She Would be King (One/Pushkin Press, 2019) / Wayétu Moore
9. Disappearing Earth (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Julia Phillips
10. What Red Was (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Rosie Price

11. 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. Floyd Harbor: Stories (Catapult, 2019) / Joel Mowdy
6. Orange World and Other Stories (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Karen Russell
7. Home Remedies (Hogarth, 2019) / Xuan Juliana Wang

POETRY
1. Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Simon Armitage

NONFICTION
1. 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
2. Jerusalem: City of the Book (with photography by Frédéric Brenner) (Yale University Press, 2019) / Merav Mack & Benjamin Balint
3. What I Stand On: The Collected Essays of Wendell Berry 1969-2017 (Library of America, 2019) / Wendell Berry
4. Elsewhere: One Woman, One Rucksack, One Lifetime of Travel (Doubleday Ireland, 2019) / Rosita Boland
5. Moneyland: The Inside Story of the Crooks and Kleptocrats Who Rule the World (St Martin’s Press, 2019) / Oliver Bullough
6. Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee (Alfred A. Knopf/William Heinemann, 2019) / Casey Cep
7. Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Gordon H. Chang
8. Don’t Touch My Hair (Allen Lane, 2019) / Emma Dabiri
9. Upheaval: How Nations Cope With Crisis and Change (Allen Lane, 2019) / Jared Diamond
10. Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis (Little, Brown, 2019) / Jared Diamond

11. Islandeering: Adventures Around the Edge of Britain’s Hidden Islands (Wild Things Publishing, 2019) / Lisa Drewe
12. Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style (Century, 2019) / Benjamin Dreyer
13. White (Picador, 2019) / Bret Easton Ellis
14. Faber & Faber: The Untold Story of Great Publishing House (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Toby Faber
15. We’ll Never Have Paris (Repeater Books, 2019) / Andrew Gallix (ed.)
16. The Scandal of the Century and Other Writings (trans. from the Spanish by Anne McLean)(Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Gabriel García Márquez
17. A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism (Basic Books, 2019) / Adam Gopnik
18. The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution (Penguin Press, 2019) / Peter Hessler
19. The Future Starts Here: Adventures in the Twenty-First Century (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / John Higgs
20. Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide (Penguin Press, 2019) / Tony Horwitz

21. The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell’s 1984 (Picador, 2019) / Dorian Lynskey
22. This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Suketu Mehta
23. Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain’s Poorest Towns (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Kerry Hudson
24. Under Red Skies: The Life and Times of a Chinese Millennial (C. Hurst & Co. Publishers, 2019) / Karoline Kan
25. Underland: A Deep Time Journey (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Robert Macfarlane
26. Useful Enemies: Islam and The Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450-1750 (Oxford University Press, 2019) / Noel Malcolm
27. L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated ‘Female Byron’ (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Lucasta Miller
28. The Ungrateful Refugee (Canongate Books, 2019) / Dina Nayeri
29. The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordworths and their Year of Marvels (William Collins, 2019) / Adam Nicolson
30. Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century (Yale University Press, 2019) / Alexandra Popoff

31. Witcraft: The Invention of Philosophy in English (Allen Lane, 2019) / Jonathan Rée
32. Superior: The Return of Race Science (4th Estate/Beacon Press, 2019) / Angela Saini
33. Wordy (Simon & Schuster U.K., 2019) / Simon Schama
34. The Bells of Old Tokyo: Travels in Japanese Time (Picador, 2019) / Anna Sherman
35. The Professor & the Parson: A Story of Desire, Deceit & Defrocking (Profile Books, 2019) / Adam Sisman
36. This Is Shakespeare (Pelican, 2019) / Emma Smith
37. The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games (NYU Press, 2019) / Ebony Elizabeth Thomas
38. The Way We Eat Now: How the Food Revolution Has Transformed Our Lives, Our Bodies, and Our World (Basic Books, 2019) / Bee Wilson
39. Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalisation of Love (Virago, 2019) / Naomi Wolf

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